At Tokyo One Piece Tower, the theme park of the popular work ONE PIECE which original comics celebrated its 20th anniversary, autumn’s seasonal event “ONE PIECE HALLOWEEN 2017” was held.
The 2nd round of Adults Division of the hottest event "Cosplay Contest 2017" was held on October 21st (Saturday.)
The total number of entries was104!!
From cosplays of Straw Hat Crew like Luffy to Sengoku, Kizaru, CP9, Mihawk, Perona, Kung-Fu Jugons, there were many creative cosplays.
The finalists were all strong contestants that won the public voting!
The final stage was held on the stage of ONE PIECE LIVE ATTRACTION on the park 5th floor with participants and packed audience.
When the introduction of the special judge begins... a song written and composed by Brook "ネコマムシの旦那に会いに行こう" started to play and audience gulped in expectation.
Then Brook appeared on the stage!
Then the voice actor of Brook on the animation ONE PIECE, Mr.Cho came onto the stage as he sang the song!!
Audience screamed in excitement at the real singing voice of Mr.Cho and Brook.
Mr.Cho went down to the aisle and sung in front of the audience, and said the famous line "パンツ見せてもらってもいいですか？ (May I see your panties?)" with Brook! So many special performances.
The finalists wereHancock, Sabo, Bartolomeo, Sugar, Reiju, Ace, Usopp, Sengoku, Black Beard.
From handmade props and costumes to bodybuilding for the character and role-studying, they put so much effort into their work.
As each of the contestants posed, the audience groaned and laughed and clapped. It was a quite exciting stage.
After the judging time, it was finally the time for the result.
Grand Prix went to Kaju who was Ace!
The second prize went to Setsu who was Usopp!
3The third prize went to Maru who was Black Beard.
And the Special Judge Award went to Juma who was Hancock.
The handmade "mera mera" with a small fan and his strong gaze were the main reasons for his Grand Prix.
When posing, the ability of Flame-Flame Fruit was activated and he showcased a flame blazing from his hand.
To Kaju with Grand Prix, "Figuarts ZERO -ONE PIECE 20th Anniversary ver." . – "Straw Hat Crew" 9 pieces set (BANDAI), a trophy,10 Tokyo One Piece Tower complimentary tickets were awarded.
* Displayed at the Log Gallery on the 5th floor of Tokyo One Piece Tower
As Special Judge Prize, a mount with Mr.Cho's signature was awarded.
"The quality was so high that it was difficult to choose!" said Mr.Cho.
In the end, he did the joke, "45 degrees" with Brook!
October 28th (Saturday) this week is the last round!
The next round is Kids Division for children under elementary school students! The special judge is Akemi Okamura (Nami from ONE PIECE.)
We are looking forward to your participation and support!
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