We will be hosting several competitions at Abunai! 2018, which you can either attend as a contestant or visit as a spectator. For more information, such as the rules, how to sign up or how selection is done, simply click on the title of the competition (red text). You will find all information on the respective competition’s page.
We will continue to reveal more events as the convention draws nearer.
Cosplay Lip Sync Battle – NL Cosplay Lip Sync Battle Crew
The Cosplay Lip Sync Battle is a playback show and competition. The competition will be held on Saturday and on Sunday, limited spots available. You can enter the competition by yourself or in a group consisting of of three people, max.
Do you wish to participate? Send an e-mail to NLcosplaylipsingbattle@outlook.com with the following information:
– Your name and cosplay name.
– Your group members name and cosplay names.
– The artist and title of the song you want to lip sync to.
– Which day you wish to perform.
The battle is on!
Karaoke Competition – Soramimi Karaoke
Soramimi Karaoke will host a karaoke competition. Sing your favorite J-pop, Anime or Game song and let the jury judge your singing skills. You need to sign-up in advance to enter this competition. It is not possible to sign-up at the convention. For more information, check the Karaoke Competition 2018 page.
In this competition, cosplayers will perform an act in front of the judges and the audience.
In this competition, cosplayers will perform a dance act in front of the judges and the audience.
This friendly competition aims to help cosplay beginners who haven’t entered or won a competition before. The judges for this competition are experienced cosplayers who will assess your costume.
In this competition, contestants walk down the runway and show their cosplay to the judges and audience. During their 30-second walk contestants must be in character, strike a pose, make a turn, and walk off.
The AMV competition is a competition for the best Anime Music Videos. All entries will be judged by a panel of AMV critics and veteran editors and the best entries will be shown to the audience.
The CMV competition features Cosplay Music Videos. Contestants create their own music video for a chosen song using cosplay footage.
Abunai! on Tour
You may have noticed it before; we have a lot of crew walking up and down the hallways. All in order to make the convention a success. This year we’re tracking just how much walking is going on exactly. Can you guess the total distance our crew walks over the weekend? Come to the info desk to give us your final guess!
DDR – DDR-Exp
Got quick feet and a mad sense of rhythm? Then give your best in the DDR Light and Heavy Competitions!
Dragonball Z Fighters – AFK
Never before have special moves been this flashy on the big screen. Every kid has dreamt of going Super Saiyan and in this tournament you can live the dream! Prove that Yamcha is still the strongest around! Err… we mean that you’re the strongest fighter in the universe!
Go Tournament – Go Club Senki
Put your Go skills to the test in a small 9×9 tournament. This small tournament is welcome to all: young, old, beginners, advanced players – you’re all welcome! If you don’t know the rules of Go, stop by earlier to get a crash course by the event organizer. Will you make the divine move?
Mahjong Competition – Andy
Riichi, also known as the King’s Game, is a Japanese Mahjong 4-player game. A lot of Abunai! visitors may know the game from the Manga ‘Akagi’. In Riichi each player will play for the highest possible score, no teams involved.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – AFK
This gravity defying racing game is back on the switch! With more tracks, more customization and more mayhem. Think you can beat the odds and the rest? Put your pedal to the metal and go!
Mindgame Ladder – Roel
Come to our board game room on Saturday and Sunday to compete in many different traditional mindgames. For each game played you get points. The player with the most points at the end of the day, wins.
Othello Competition – Roel
Othello, also known as Reversi, takes a minute to learn but a lifetime to master. This tactical and strategic board game has its roots in ancient China or Japan. Come to this drop-in tournament and outwit other players.
Puyo Puyo Tetris – AFK
Puyo Puyo Tetris is a colorful remake of the all-time classic. Rivalries are guaranteed to spark in this 24 man-competition. Let this be a warning – don’t let yourself get distracted. Achievements disappear, and mistakes pile up!
Street Fighter – AFK
Shoryuken play some Street Fighter. Be warned: only the pros advance, the others won’t stay fei
long. Is your brain still drawing a Blanka? You’ll only survive with your mind set to Turbo Edition!
Combo your way to the top in this Street Fighter competition!
Super Smash Melee – AFK
Free-for-all Smash where you can 1V1 on neutral stages, wavedashing, L cancelling and more. Smashers can prove themselves in our Gamecube competition. Please note that this competition has limited spots available.
Super Smash WiiU – AFK
What would a convention be without this whacky free-for-all fighting game featuring your favorite Nintendo characters and more? Get ready for an all-out chaotic smashfest with multiple fighters, all kinds of items and stage hazards!
Tekken 7 – AFK
Tekken is known to many as their introduction to button-mash fighting games. The newest installment in Bandai Namco’s extremely popular franchise is playable at our convention. Looking for a challenge? True fighters can prove their worth in a Tekken 7 competition!