Halloween in Japan

Halloween is celebrated in many different forms and in many different countries all around the world. In the United States, Halloween has become synonymous with pumpkins, scary decorations, and trick-or-treating. Amusement parks feature Halloween-themed events, and parents stock up on candy for the children who are sure to show up at their doors. However, in many other countries, Halloween is celebrated in different ways.

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End of The Year Cosplay Contest 2015 !

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*** END OF THE YEAR COSPLAY CONTEST ***
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Miccostumes is hosting an end-of-the-year cosplay contest on Facebook! Enter your cosplay photos for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards, two $50 gift cards, and a cosplay wig from our very own Miccostumes cosplay store. Good luck, everyone!
CONTEST DETAILS:
Submissions will be accepted between the time of this post and 11:59pm PDT on 12/25/2015. Votes will be accepted until 11:59pm PDT on 12/30/2015. The winners from each category will be announced on New Year’s Eve, 12/31/2015.
CATEGORIES:
1. Most Popular: This category will be judged by a point system. 1pt will be awarded for each Like, 2pts will be awarded for each Comment, and 3pts will be awarded for each Share. Each person may contribute a maximum of 1 comment and 1 share per entry. Any additional comments or shares will not count towards the point total.
2. Judges’ Pick: The Miccostumes staff will pick our favorite of the entries made to this contest.
3. Random: A single lucky winner will be selected at random from the pool of all entries made to the contest.
PRIZES:
1. Most Popular: $100 gift card for our store to 1st place, $50 gift card for our store to 2nd place, and a wig from our store to 3rd place.
2. Judges’ Pick: $100 gift card for our store to our personal pick. If this person won in another category, the next most popular entry will receive the lesser of the two prizes.
3. Random: $50 gift card for our store to the random lucky winner. If this person won in another category, the next most popular entry will receive the lesser of the two prizes.
SUBMITTING AN ENTRY:
Submit your cosplay photos to us via private message, and we will post the photos to our wall with the hashtag ‪#‎miccontest1‬. Once posted, it is considered an official entry. Please include the name of the character you are cosplaying as and where he/she is from, as well as any other information you would like us to include in your entry (cosplay page link, photographer page link or name, etc.)
VOTING:
To vote, search the hashtag #miccontest1, and like/comment/share the entries that you wish to vote for. Please note that only posts made by the official Miccostumes Facebook account are part of the contest. Entries and posts made by anyone else using this hashtag are not considered part of the contest.
DISCLAIMER:
Contest rules are subject to change without notice.

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