IN PHOTOS: Here’s what you missed at the Anime and Cosplay Expo 2019

June 17th, 2019
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Fandom geeks and cosplayers of all ages gathered at the SMX Convention Center for the Anime and Cosplay Expo 2019.

Held last June 8 to 9, the Anime and Cosplay Expo 2019 featured a special lineup of activities and games that thrilled both fanboys and fangirls in attendance. And in case you weren’t able to attend this epic two-day event, here’s a rundown of what happened:

Exciting cosplay games and activities

During the two-day event, attendees got to join and participate in the exciting festivities the expo had to offer. This included a cosplay auction, wherein people gathered near the stage to place their bids on exclusive merchandise.

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They also got the chance to compete in event games with their fellow geeks and cosplayers. Among these games were the Cosplay Catwalk, Scene Zone, Cosplay Karaoke, Cosplay’s Got Talent,  and Trivia Throne Throwdown.

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A series of amazing merchandise

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Fandom-themed merchandise was also featured throughout the convention’s venue. From geek-related apparel to collectible figures, visitors who attended the expo were not disappointed with the items they purchased from the various stalls in the event.

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Additionally, if attendees wanted a much more personalized touch to their souvenirs, they can opt to purchase original artworks from local artists.

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Amazing Cosplays

At the heart of the event is the art of cosplay, so it’s not surprising that people would come in their best costumes and character personas. Check out some of the cosplay costumes we saw at the event!

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Photo Credit: Francesca Militar/ INQUIRER.net

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