In the vibrant town of Hua Hin, anime enthusiasts are converging for the highly anticipated “2nd HUAHIN YUME COSPLAY” event. Led by Mr. Niphon Wansripetch, the event’s chairman, and Mr. Teerayuth Sukkalap, assistant manager of Market Village Hua Hin Shopping Center, the occasion welcomed a multitude of spirited attendees from various provinces, all donned in elaborate cosplay attire. Drawing a diverse crowd of over 600 participants from across the nation, the event was a lively convergence of like-minded individuals.
This fascinating gathering featured an array of engaging activities, ranging from captivating performances by the TO BE NUMBER ONE project and Russian schools to the mesmerizing artistry of Hua Hin Ballet. The event also showcased a FREE STAGE competition and RANDOM DANCE activities, captivating the audience with their dynamic and creative displays. Additionally, attendees had the opportunity to peruse and purchase an assortment of COSPLAY and anime-themed products, further enriching the experience.
One noteworthy attraction was the anime car display organized by Itasha Club Thailand, showcasing impressive layers of automotive artistry. This display stood as a testament to the passion and creativity of layers not only from Hua Hin District but also from across Thailand.
Mr. Nipon Wansripetch highlighted the growing popularity of COSPLAY, where enthusiasts immerse themselves in emulating characters from games and cartoons. Recognizing this burgeoning interest among Thai youth, he expressed the team’s vision of fostering COSPLAY activities locally under the banner of “HUAHIN YUME COSPLAY.” Their mission extends beyond mere event organization; it aims to promote tourism and enhance Hua Hin District’s reputation. Furthermore, the initiative serves as a platform for youth to express their passion for COSPLAY, fostering understanding and unity among generations within families.
The enthusiastic response and substantial participation in this event underscore the burgeoning interest among the youth, affirming the enduring appeal of COSPLAY within Thai society.