WCS Australia Preliminary Competition
For the first time, SMASH! was the host of the WCS Australia Preliminary Competition, In August 2014. Three teams took part in the competition.
The winners were Natalie and Lucy who performed as Gulcasa and Uggdra from Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone!. Their winning skit can be viewed here:
There were several new events. The teams visited a One Piece theme park Lagunasia. Natalie wore Sinbad (Magi) while Lucy wore Mami (Puella Magi Madoka Magica).
The red carpet parade, Osu Parade and Meiji Mura saw the team wearing crowd-favourite Auron and Yuna from Final Fantasy X
26 countries participated in the WCS finals, seeing the debut of Philippines, Vietnam, Portugal & Kuwait, with observing nations Sweden and Canada.
Natalie and Lucy created entirely new costumes for the World Cosplay Summit Finals, cosplaying as Oda Nobunaga and Gracia from the game Samurai Warriors. Watch their finals performance here: