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Cosplay at gamescom 2018

gamescom cosplay village

The move of the cosplay village to Hall 10.2 and the associated expansion has been a complete success already in 2017 and was therefore be maintained, as well as the gastronomic offer and the many opportunities for relaxation and lingering.

The popular cosplay stage remained the heart of the cosplay village.

The illustrator's garden was rectified into a drawing alley and we were planning professional photo points again this year, where you could have your photos taken with or without cosplay in elaborate cinematic decorations free of charge.

In addition, we worked on a few surprises and innovations to make cosplay village 2018 even more interactive and exciting.

gamescom cosplay on Facebook

Register now on gamescom cosplay group on Facebook and keep in touch.


Costume design rules

There are going to be selected entrances with trained security personnel for cosplayers at gamescom. So, in case you are uncertain about your requisites, you are welcome to have them checked.

Further information on the costume provisions can be found here (.pdf)

The highlights in the cosplay village

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Transformation in focus!

On Saturday between 1:00–3:00 p.m. Cosplayer and crafter showed their work on the social media stage. They were the focus and they presented themselves in a unique show. Great prices waited in various categories for the winners.

The cosplay contest wasa highlight for all people involved, the participants, the jury and the audience and thus creates a programm duty!

Illustrators' Garden

Many talented Mangaka and illustrators met in the illustrators' garden. Some of the most popular and most well-known representatives of the German illustrator scene came together here so that you could engage in an exchange with them and learned from them.

cosplay stage

At the cosplay stage there was the full package of cosplay show acts, competitions and interactive actions! Here you could present your cosplays and was entertained by cool show groups from the scene. Look forward to great dance performances, amusing shows and breath-taking cosplays!

Photo points

A dream for every cosplayer: In three different themed worlds, you could have professional photos taken of your cosplays under ideal conditions and had creative group shootings taken.

AJ Designs

The creations of AJ Design wetr an absolute cosplay highlight. They not only impressed with impressive Iron Man cosplays, they also brouhgt along a Ford Mustang that has been converted into a transformer.


Were you too shy to meet other cosplayers and gamers? No problem! You could simply take part in our meet-the-people and make new friends as easy as child's play. You simply had to pick up a number from our info point on-site and display it well-visibly during your visit to the trade fair. In this way, all of the gamescom visitors interested could write messages to you - and you could easily come into contact with other cosplayers.

Daily Cosplay Treat

Your cosplay was particularly elaborate, funny or stands out from the crowds in some other manner? Then you could take part in the Daily Cosplay Treat and win fantastic prizes!