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The World Cosplay Summit 2013 competition in Nagoya has just wrapped up moments ago, and the results from the judging panel are out.

This year 20 countries officially participated in the World Cosplay Summit. Each country was represented by a team of two cosers, who had to act out a short cosplay performance on-stage with costumes and voice-overs done all by themselves.

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The teams were judged on three criteria: costumes, performance, and the level of faithfulness towards the original work.

Every team put together a stunning performance,  and wowed the audiences with their character portrayal skills, the high level of fidelity in their costumes, as well as various stage gimmicks that added showmanship to the whole affair. It was truly a contest of the very best, and everybody walked away a winner.

With that said, however, a few of the teams also managed to walk away with the judges’ hearts, as well as wonderful prizes.

Which teams? Let’s find out, starting with the winners of the special prize awards.

Special prize awards

Cyperous Award

Team Japan
Mariko and Fran
Series cosplayed: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Dracula and Alucard)

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Nico Nico Award

Team Italy
Massimo and Andrea
Series cosplayed: Mazinkaiser

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Joysound Award

Team China
Chen and Wang
Series cosplayed: Monster Hunter 3G

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Brother Award

Team USA
Tiffany and Cassandra
Series cosplayed: Alice in the Country of Hearts (Alice and Vivaldi Queen of Hearts; my thanks to SGCafe reader Sephina Darkwinds for supplying the info in the comments below)

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AniStar Award

Team Korea
Hong and Park
Rockman Zero (Zero and Copy X)

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Top 3 Placings

3rd Place / Bushiroad Award

Team Thailand
Chittaworn and Pongwat
Series cosplayed: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (Raiden and Monsoon)

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2nd Place / Livedam Award

Team USA
Tiffany and Cassandra
Series cosplayed: Alice in the Country of Hearts (Alice and Vivaldi Queen of Hearts; thanks again to Sephina Darkwinds for the info)

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1st Place / ANA Award

Team Italy
Massimo and Andrea
Series cosplayed: Mazinkaiser

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