- Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018
- When: to be confirmed
- Where: Ichigo stage, Japan Expo, Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center
In July 2011, the European Cosplay Gathering, ECG for short, went through the finals of its first edition. Since July 2016, the contest is back on track for its Season 8, touring Europe event after event to find the cosplayers who will take part in the finals set at Japan Expo in July 2018. For Season 8, 13 countries launched in the competition.
3 or 4 entrants – 1 in the solo category, and 2 or 3 in the group category – are chosen in each of the following 13 countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, and UK.
The ECG allows the entrants to perform on the biggest cosplay stage in Europe, the Ichigo stage at Japan Expo, in front of 14,000 people who come to admire, support and cheer them. More than a mere cosplay show, the ECG finals are a masterpiece!
Organized by EPIC