Cosplayer, Designer, Author

Yaya Han is a cosplayer, designer and author with more than 20 years of activity in the fandom world. Yaya has made 400 costumes, been featured in two US Network TV Shows and countless magazines, books, newspapers and online media outlets, and she appears as a guest and speaker at hundreds of events all over the globe. Over the years, Yaya’s work has impacted cosplay profoundly and has helped shape it into a commercial industry. Yaya is the first cosplayer to bring branded cosplay-focused sewing and crafting products such as fabrics and trims to the mass retail market. She is also the first to chronicle a cosplayer’s life story and the evolution of modern cosplay culture in a published book, “Yaya Han’s World of Cosplay” - available world wide.

And we proudly present her as cosplay judge. 


Cosplayer and founder of Tinerific

Tine Marie Riis has been cosplaying since 2009 and has had it as a full-time job since 2014.She has been invited to over 14 countries as a guest and has judged international competitions.She has also been part of Tv2's series GameOn and recently Spilldrømden.Tine loves to teach her own experiences in making her own cosplays and spread the word about how wonderful the cosplay community is and how much it means to her.In 2021, she launched Tinerific Agency, which is a creative agency where cosplayers and creative artists can get help with assignments, contracts and, not least, Tinerific holds courses around the country.

And we proudly presents her as cosplay judge.



Silje has over 15 years of experience as a cosplayer, and has a fondness for the transformative magic of cosplay. Her strengths lie in make-up, wig styling, sewing and photoshoots. Maybe you've also seen her cracking jokes or being overly dramatic on stage during KawaiiCon's opening show? Silje has a passion for the cosplay community, and wants to help it grow. She loves teaching the different aspects of cosplay through courses and workshops, and watching young cosplayers develop and flourish in the hobby.Through participation in a number of competitions, such as being Norway's first representative in EuroCosplay, and judging many competitions in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, Silje has a broad knowledge of both the craftsmanship that goes into a cosplay, as well as what it takes to look on stage as a character. She can't wait to see the wonderful creations in the competition!

And we proudly presents her as cosplay judge.