Main Matsuri Cosplay Contest – sponsert by Brother



Have you always wanted to go on stage with your cosplay?

Then take part in the cosplay competition on the Main Matsuri on Saturday, August 21st in Frankfurt am Main.


To register (see below) a ¾  front view  is sufficient as a template.

What counts is your performance overall and your appearance!

Make our jury laugh, make them cry or simply amaze them.

We don't want perfection, we want you to have fun!

Show us what you can do by yourself or with another partner in a maximum of 3 minutes.

Register for the Main Matsuri Cosplay Contest today.

Audio files can be played. Please send us your soundtrack.

After an evaluation by the jury the winner will be announced.

Prizes to be won

1st place : a Brother Innov-is NV2600 sewing and embroidery machine valued at € 2,500

2nd place: a Brother ScanNCut SDX2200D cutting plotter worth € 799

3rd place: a Brother Innov-is A80 sewing machine valued at € 549

Other great prizes for the most elaborate costume, best appearance, jury favourite and best wig are:

A Seiko 5 Sports Naruto Uzumaki Limited Edition wristwatch SRPF70, a Seiko 5 Sports Boruto Limited Edition wristwatch SRPF65, a Seiko 5 Sports Street Fighter V Chun-Li wristwatch SRPF17K1 and a shopping voucher at worth € 200

The rules:

The stage must not be soiled, no overly revealing costumes, no violence, no real weapons etc.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to you hearing from you!

The Main Matsuri Cosplay Contest will take place on Saturday, 21st August 2021

From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Brother Sewing Machines Main Stage.


Send your registration by email with the following information to:

Subject: Main Matsuri Cosplay Contest - Registration

• Your cosplay name

• Your first name

• Your last name

• What is the name of the character you are going to show us? With character name, please.

• Which series, manga, book, template is your character from? With a description, please.

• A picture of your character

Cosplay Walk Contest

Dear Cosplayer,

As in previous years at the Main Matsuri we are happy to offer two Cosplay Contests again! You don't need to register beforehand for the contest.

Just show up at the festival in your best costume - be it homemade or bought. The Nr.1 favourite will be chosen directly afterwards by the spectators - the strength of applause will be the indicator!

The Cosplay Walk Contest is on Saturday 21st August 2021 14.00-14.30 on the Aktionsbühne.

Friday 17:00 - 17:30 o'clock
Be at the Brother Sewing Machines Main Stage 15 minutes before. First come, first serve: Limited to 20 Cosplayer

Sunday 12:00 - 12:30 o'clock
Be at the Brother Sewing Machines Main Stage 15 minutes before. First come, first serve: Limited to 20 Cosplayer

There are various prizes and shopping vouchers to be won at

This is the ideal start for all cosplayers who would like to get a taste of the stage.


Cosplay tent

At the Cohaku booth, you can browse through more than 30 cosplay magazines that have now appeared and talk to the editors on site about the cosplay scene.

And at the Cosplay First Aid stand, sponsored by, you can get competent help free of charge. Free needle and thread, hairspray and all kinds of adhesives are available free of charge and non-stop.