A Spectacular Showcase of Talent and Creativity
Klang, 15 Dec – The vibrant main court of Klang Parade were awash with creativity and skill as the Pa Sang Cosplay Party 7.0 wrapped up a thrilling two-day celebration of cosplay brilliance. The event reached new heights of excellence, courtesy of the judges whose professionalism set a benchmark for talent competitions in the cosplay world.
Among the esteemed panel of judges were icons King Angel 天王, Frankie aka Liben, Crazed Joker, and Victoria Wey 薇薇. Their expertise set new bar for the competition, demanding an additional round of scrutiny that challenged participants to showcase their costumes in close detail and narrate the stories behind their creations, whether handcrafted, purchased, or improvised.
Each participant unleashed their talents, whether through riveting skits, soulful singing, mesmerizing dance routines, or martial arts displays. The judges, in turn, offered constructive feedback and encouragement, leaving a lasting impact on newcomers and seasoned performers alike.
After three intense rounds, AJ Law Obdam emerged as the Champion for the Pa Sang Cosplay Party 7.0. His portrayal of Ms Hina/Gorou from Genshin Impact earned accolades for capturing the characters’ nuanced traits and showcasing remarkable versatility in performance. AJ Law Obdam took home RM1,500 worth of cash and prizes, marking his second championship win in ARA malls cosplay competitions.
Prince Alter Ego claimed the first runner-up position, wowing the audience with a captivating skit as Hayabusa from Mobile Legends Bang Bang, securing RM1,000 worth of cash and prizes. Meanwhile, the second runner-up title went to Psycho, embodying Guts of Berserk with awe-inspiring props and makeup, earning RM500 worth of rewards.
The event wasn’t just about seasoned cosplayers; it also highlighted the youngest talents. Allysha Raihana Binti Allashari, a 5-year-old portraying Captain Hook from Peter Pan, stole hearts with her performance. While not clinching a title in the open category, her earlier victory in the Junior Cosplay Competition earned her RM600 worth of cash and prizes.
In the Junior category, a 3-year-old cosplaying Olaf from Frozen stole the spotlight with a charming reindeer companion, showcasing an adorable act that delighted the audience and judges alike.
John Tam, the general manager of Klang Parade, expressed pride in hosting such enriching events. “We are proud to continuously hold events like this, benefiting our diverse community with varying talents,” he said.
The Pa Sang Cosplay Party 7.0 wasn’t just a competition; it was a testament to the spirit of creativity, talent, and inclusivity within the cosplay community, leaving an indelible mark on participants and attendees alike.
3-year-old Ahmad Rais binn Mohd Radzi, dressed as Olaf from Frozen, strikes a pose alongside judges (from left) Victoria Wey 薇 薇, Crazed Joker, and King Angel 天王.
Young cosplayers stole the spotlight during the mall tour, engaging and delighting shoppers with their vibrant costumes.