Cosplay Events in Malaysia 2023

Malaysia Cosplay Events 2023

This year seems exciting for cosplayers, as there will hopefully be more cosplay events in Malaysia for 2023, with several being organised around the main cities of Kuala Lumpur and Petaling, while other cities like Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Penang will also be active.

Since the Covid 19 pandemic stopped all events for two years, many cosplayers have patiently waited for a massive event to occur. In December 2022, Comic Fiesta made an explosive comeback at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, with thousands of fans and visitors turning up.

Cosplay Events in Malaysia 2023

The list below showcases most of the general cosplay events held throughout Malaysia. If you are a cosplay organiser with a new event, please contact me here, and I will list your event in this master list. You can either post in the comment section or use the contact form. Thank you.

Cosplay Events Malaysia
Cosplayers at Comic Fiesta 2022.

January Cosplay Events

Cosmania 2023
Date: 30 December – 1 January 2023
Venue: Aeon Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru

Shin Jidai (New Era)
Date: 13 – 15 January
Venue: Dpulze Cyberjaya

February Cosplay Events

Nijigen Expo 2023
Date: 17 – 19 February
Venue: Stadium Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Cosplay Mega Gathering 2.0
Date: 24 – 26 February
Venue: Plaza Pelangi, Johor Bahru

Date: 26 – 27 February
Venue: Aeon Mall Kuching, Sarawak
Organised by Memory Maker

Jom Cosplay!
Date: 26 – 27 February
Venue: Sungai Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur
Organised by Animangaki (AMG)

Cosplayers at Comic Fiesta
A group of cosplayers pose.

March Cosplay Events

Date: 11-12 March
Venue: Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching, Sarawak
By: Otakyun

ACG Fest 2023
Date: 15 – 20 March
Venue: Toppen Shopping Centre, Tebrau, JOHOR
by JCos Club

Nijigen Expo 2023
Date: 18 – 20 March
Venue: Sungai Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur

Cos@Mart 2023
Date: March
Venue: Main Stage Area, Amart Kempas, Johor Bahru

April Cosplay Events


Comic Fiesta Cosplay
Cosplaying at Comic Fiesta in KLCC.

May Cosplay Events

Anime Fest! organised by Comic Fiesta
Date: 12 – 16 May
Venue: Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya

Let’s Anime 2023
Date: 20 – 22 May
Venue: Atria Shopping Gallery, Petaling Jaya

COSGEN: Volume 2 
Date: 27 – 28 May
Venue: Leisure Mall, Johor Bahru

 Cosplay ACG Events in Malaysia
Cosplaying at KLCC.

June Cosplay Events

HobbyCon 2023 (SABAH)
Date: 3-4 June
Venue: Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC), Kota Kinabalu

Anime Cosplay Food Carnival by J’s Gate
Date: June
Venue: 4th Flr, Lot 10 Shopping Mall, Kuala Lumpur

Cos-Gen 2023
Date: 11 JuneVenue: Pelangi Leisure Mall, Johor Bahru

Cosplay Party 2022
Date: 12 JuneVenue: Ipoh Parade, PERAK

Cosplay Expo 2023
Date: 17-19 June
Venue: Aeon Mall Bukit Tinggi, Klang

Starlight Fantasy
Date: 24-26 June
Venue: Berjaya Times Square, KL

Cos-Mic Cosplay & Doujin Fair
Date: 25-26 June
Venue: Sunway Clio Exhibition Centre, PJ

Quay of Japan
Date: 25-26 June
Venue: Quayside Mall, PENANG

Malaysia Cosplay Fun
Cosplayers having some fun.

July Cosplay Events

Date: 1-2 July
Venue: Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching, Sarawak
By: Otakyun

RCS Comic Cosplay Event
Date: 2-3 July
Venue: Retro Comics Store, Taman Puncak Jalil

Cosplay Challenge 2023
Date: 2-3 July
Venue: Pavilion Bukit Jalil

Cosplay Convention Summer Fest Penang 2023
Date: 7-11 July
Venue: Prangin Mall, George Town, Penang

Anifest by Anicom
Date: 15-17 July
Venue: Setapak Central, KL

Bon Odori 2023 (Klang Valley)
Date: 16 JulyVenue: Kompleks Suka Negara Panasonic, Shah Alam
Organised by Japan Club, Kuala Lumpur

ACG Festiverse
Date: 23-24 July
Venue: Cheras Sentral Mall

Nihon Matsuri 2023
Date: 27-31 July
Venue: Car Park B, Stadium Bukit Jalil

Bon Odori 2023 Penang
Date: 30 JulyVenue: Esplanade Pulau Pinang

Omatsuri Time 2023
Date: 30-31 July
Venue: GF Atrium,Da Men Mall (USJ Subang)

Malaysia ACG Cosplay Events
A Cosplay couple at Comic Fiesta KLCC.

August Cosplay Events

Bon Odori Carnival 2023
Date: August
Venue: Publika Mall, KL

Nijigen Expo 3
Date: 19-21 Aug
Venue: MVEC (Mid Valley Exhibition & Convention Centre)

COMIX 2023 (ANIMAS x Pekomik event)
Date: 19-21 Aug
Venue: Concourse, The Summit USJ, Subang

Animangaki 2023
Date: 27-28 Aug
Venue: Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC)

Cosplay Carnival 2023
Date: 27 AugustVenue: 1st Avenue, PENANG

Malaysia Beautiful Cosplay
An interesting Cosplayer in Malaysia.

September Cosplay Events

Kizuna Hobby Fair
Date: TBC (Usually September)
Venue: Aeroville Mall, Kuching, Sarawak

The Gameplan
Date: 2-11 Sept
Venue: Centre Court, The Curve, Mutiara Damansara

LOL Cosplay Showdown 2023
Date: 3-4 September
Venue: Tropicana Gardens Mall, PJ

AMIGO Grand Time
Date: 10-11 Sept
Venue: Straits Quay, PENANG

Cosplay Runway 2023
Date: 17 SeptemberVenue: Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh, PErak

Anime Fest 2023
Date: 16-18 Sept
Venue: Paradigm Mall, Johor Bahru

Let’s Anime Cosplay Event 2
Date: 16-18 September
Venue: Atria Shopping Gallery

Pokanime Planet 2023
Date: 23-25 September
Venue: Pavilion Bukit Jalil Level 5 Exhibition Hall
Tickets: Yes

Malaysia Girl Cosplayer
A cosplayer outside KLCC.

October Cosplay Events

Sabah Otaku Market 2023
Date: 1-2 October
Venue: Sabah International Convention Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

C2AGE Lite 2023
Date: 1-2 October
Venue: Jaya Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya

Level Up KL 2023
Date: 5-7 Oct
Venue: Connexion Conference & Event Centre, Bangsar South

A’Famosa Cosplay Gathering 2023
Date: 8 OctoberVenue: Jalan Freeport A’Famosa Outlet, 78000 Pagoh, Melaka, Malaysia

Starlight Teatime 2023
Date: 8-9 October:
Venue: Plaza Metro Kajang

Cosplay Carnival 2023
Date: 15-16 October
Venue: 3 Damansara Shopping Mall, Petaling Jaya

Chibi Otakyun! 2023
Date: 22-23 October
Venue: Boulevard Shopping Mall, Kuching, Sarawak

TAGCC (Toys Anime Games Comic Con) 2023
Date: 22-23 Oct
Venue: Tropicana Gardens, Convention Centre

Cosplay Go!!
Date: 29-30 Oct
Venue: Sunway Big Box Retail Park

Hex 2023
Date: TBC (Usually end of October)
Venue: Riverside Shopping Complex, Kuching, Sarawak
Organiser: Memory Maker

November Cosplay Events

Season4Otaku Mini – Hyakki Yagyo
Date: 5-6 Nov
Venue: Hall 1 – 3, DaMen Mall, Subang

Female Cosplayers Malaysia
A couple of female cosplayers at Comic Fiesta.

December Cosplay Events

Pesta Jepun Matsuri Tawau
Date: 3-4 Dec
Venue: Kubota Square, Jalan Kubota Square, Tawau, Sabah

ANICOM The Gathering
Date: 3-4 Dec
Venue: Melawati Mall, Kuala Lumpur

KawaiiCon LUXE 1.0
Date: 3-4 Dec
Venue: Avenue K, Kuala Lumpur

Cosplay Commuter Chibi
Date: 10 DecemberVenue: Pavilion Bukit Jalil

Comic Fiesta 2023
Note: This is the largest ACG event in Malaysia, not to be missed.
Date: 17-18 December
Venue: KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Marvel X DC Cosplay Gathering 2023
Date: December
Venue: KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Coscon Winter Fest
Date: 24-26 Dec
Venue: Prangin Mall


Malaysia Cosplay ACG Events
Some of the Cosplayers during Comic Fiesta at KLCC.

You can also check out some of my other Malaysia cosplay pictures that I have been taking over the years. And if you want to know about the largest ACG event in Malaysia, see my Comic Fiesta 2022 article.

Conclusion to Cosplay Events in Malaysia 2023

Above is the list of all the Malaysia Cosplay events happening all over the country, including Sabah and Sarawak. Again, if you know of some event, please list it in the comment form below, and I will update this list.

If you are the organiser and want to list your event, you can also contact me here, and I will arrange for your event to be included. If you wish for additional publicity, you can contact me to advertise and market your event through my websites and social media channels.

12 thoughts on “Cosplay Events in Malaysia 2023”

  1. Tq for listed down complete avenue of these. A sweet candy just for you. Next time I’ll buy your coffee down below.

    1. Hello, yes they are, just that some of the events may have the dates moved around, while some others may be off. So, when I get more info, I will update this list.

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