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These Filipino cosplayers slayed as ‘Dragon Ball’ characters and won in an int’l competition

A Philippine team won an international cosplay competition held last Aug. 14-18 in South Korea.

Sergio Sta. Ana and Winnie Evangelista, members of local cosplay group Z Warriors, were awarded as champions on Aug. 16 at the 3rd Gyeonggi International Cosplay Festival.

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Winnie Evangelista and Sergio Sta. Ana as Vegeta and Son Goku in “Dragon Ball”  (Image: Facebook/Z Warriors)

The two cosplayed as Son Goku and Vegeta from anime series “Dragon Ball Z.” It was their first international competition, as per Evangelista in her speech when they were awarded.

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Sta. Ana and Evangelista celebrate after their win.  Image: Facebook/Z Warriors

They impressed in a skit that featured a perfect imitation of the anime characters in a fight scene, complete with music and visual effects in a screen behind them.

The skit can be watched in this video on Facebook.

BEST DRAGON BALL Z COSPLAY PERFORMANCE EVER!!! 🤩🤩🤩3rd Gyeonggi International Cosplay Festival (2019) Team Philippines 🇵🇭 Sergio Sta Ana & Winn Evangelista of Z WarriorsWatch all the performance of all the countries and the awarding at this link: www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=352160655721162&id=439330063545812Video c/o Team Manager Liui, Lester Castor Photography, Karan Nititham

GICOF Philippines 发布于 2019年8月17日周六

Evangelista and Sta. Ana bested cosplayers from participating countries China, Indonesia, Kuwait, Netherlands, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.  /ra


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