Global Champion of Cosplay Named At C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay Competition

C2E2

April 30, 2018

Alchemical Cosplay Appeared as Astrologian Takes Home Crown During Final Stop of 2018 ReedPOP Global Championships of Cosplay

CHICAGO – April 8, 2018 – In front of a packed crowd of super fans, cosplay enthusiasts and celebrity judges on Saturday night, ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, announced the winner of the 2018 C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay presented by SINGER. This was the final stop of the 2017 ReedPOP Global Championships of Cosplay competition circuit. Alchemical Cosplay, who won the NYCC Eastern Championships Of Cosplay, dressed as Astrologian wowed the audience and judges as she claimed the top prize.

Runner-ups were A.K. Wirru as Bahamut (who had previously won the Australian Champion of Cosplay) and Arlek1 as Gunslinger Spawn (French Champion of Cosplay). They split $10,000 in cash and prizes with the winner. Thousands of C2E2 fans watched in person while others from around the world tuned in via the Official C2E2 Livestream on SYFY Wire to cheer on their favorite cosplayers as they vied for the Crown. Competitors battled in front of professional Cosplayers Riddle, Yaya Han, Canvas Cosplay and Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development, Ryan Meinerding.

Runner-ups were A.K. Wirru as Bahamut (who had previously won the Australian Champion of Cosplay) and Arlek1 as Gunslinger Spawn (French Champion of Cosplay). They split $10,000 in cash and prizes with the winner. Thousands of C2E2 fans watched in person while others from around the world tuned in via the Official C2E2 Livestream on SYFY Wire to cheer on their favorite cosplayers as they vied for the Crown. Competitors battled in front of professional Cosplayers Riddle, Yaya Han, Canvas Cosplay and Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development, Ryan Meinerding.

For more information on the Global Championships of Cosplay series, you can visit: cosplaychampionships.com . Photos from the winning Cosplayers can be found here.

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