Nipponbashi Street Festa 2018, Official Information for Participants


Nipponbashi Streest Festa Event Date: Sunday, March 18th, 2018
Dressing rooms for Cosplayers are as below:

Ladies’ dressing room:Kitanitto Fureai Park, Nitto primary school
Gentlemen’s dressing room:Kitanitto Fureai Park

Dressing Room Open Hours:  10am – 5:30pm
★Please be sure that you have enough time to change before it’s close.

All participants in cosplay are required to wear “Cosplay Participant Pass (wristband type)” on their wrist, and all the participants for photo shooting are required to wear “Photographing Participant Pass” around their neck.

Please read through the Participation Terms carefully and agree, before you participate the event.

◎Cosplayers Participation Terms (*Cosplayers can photo shoot)

◎Photographers Participation Terms

◎Area Map


Cosplayers Participation Terms


*Please make sure that you agree the followings before you participate.
Year by year more people participate the festival, however the number of participants increases, manners and morals are required for everyone to enjoy. This will be a proof that both cosplayers and photographers agree with the following terms, and would help us to operate a safe festival. Thank you for your cooperation.
Inside the cosplay area, please be sure to put your participation pass where everyone can see.

【General Participation Notes】
●When you take Photos of Cosplayers, please be sure to take it in the festival area. Some areas of the festival, such as private property, in front of the stores, on the street, prohibit taking photos.
●For safety reasons, please take your attentions to the following behavior/ things. 1) You must pay for any damage to property/things 2) You may not take illegal things with you, such as a real sword, blunt instruments, and Obscene Objects. 3) You may not be eating or smoking outside of designated areas. 4) Do not do things that majority of people would feel unpleasant or annoyed, such as breaking out into violent language loudly, or public speech.
●There will be a lot of people, so please beware of pick-pocket and other crime, in case you see someone in trouble or you are in trouble, please let our staff know.
●Handing out flyers, putting signboard for promotion/business, or any promotion activities with strong political message or survey, are prohibited without prior approval.
●Making noise, chorus, music performance or racing the engine are prohibited.
●Children at grade 6 and under need a guardian to participate with.
●Please avoid hanging around the private property, public bathroom, dressing room, stores, or other places which hinder their business.
●Drone or any other similar unmanned flying objects may not be brought in, controlled anywhere near the festival.
●Please follow the festival staff’s instruction for smooth operation.

【Cosplay Participation Notes】
●We’ll check if your costume is following our regulations, so please use the official or authorized dressing room. Please do not change, do makeup, or set your wig at the other places.
●Costumes that has high skin exposure especially around your hip or breast are restricted. Leading/encouraging photographers to take photos from low angle or other behavior which would be contrary to order public or morality are prohibited.
●Please take sufficient measures against spy camera or other crime.
●Please do not come to the festival in cosplay costume. You must change at official or authorized dressing room to have your costume checked if it’s not against our regulation by our staff.
●Dangerous objects are prohibited to bring in. For electric guns, gas guns and air guns, please be sure there are not bullets so nothing will happen if you accidentally shoot. For electric guns, remove the battery. If it’s gas gun, do not put gas.
●Cutting wig inside the area is prohibited.

【Costume Regulations】
maruFollowings are regarded as high skin exposure
1) not wearing underwear 2) showing all/part of the privates 3) showing underwear even for a bit 4) majorly of the bikini/b-holder part is exposed. Jacket / blouson (something to cover your skin) is required all time. (when you are shooting photos or not shooting photo.) 6) underwear/bikini/b-holders can be seen through. 7) high-cut shorty without spats or drawers 7) topless or body painting (men/women) 8) short bottoms, swimming suit, Bloomers without think stockings (think enough to hide your skin)
●If your costumes/weapons are capable of hurting other people, please be sure that you do not swing it and hold it all the time by yourself so it does not hurt anyone. And it has to be not painful even if you accidentally hit. It should not be harmful and you should be always careful for the people around you.
●Do not bring something sticky, paintings not dried or face blood which may foul, or something with strong lights or strong smell.
●Costumes of the professionals with special responsibilities by the Law are prohibited since it may be conflicted with misdemeanor.

【Dressing Room Notes】
●Dressing room is available from 10am to 5:30pm It may be crowded before the closing time, so we recommend you to change early. we will remove the dressing room and baggage area at 5:30.
●Please do not use hair dryer, hair irons or other heat-generating electronics, even if it’s charged.
●Spray are prohibited for the safety.
●When you use coloring or paint, please be careful that you do not get it dirty,
●Taking photos inside dressing room is strictly prohibited in any situations.
●Many people would use it, so please take as quickly as possible for the next people. Please do not chat or wait for people inside.
●We (festival host) assume no responsibility for the loss of your belongings. Please be sure that you take your valuables with you and do not leave them in dressing room or baggage room.
●Please leave the dressing room as soon as you are ready. Do not stay for chat or wait for others.

【If you leave something in dressing room, contact Nipponbashi General Info.】
Nipponbashi General Info: 06-6655-1717


Photographers Participation Terms


*Please make sure that you agree the followings before you participate.
Year by year more people participate the festival, however the number of participants increases, manners and morals are required for everyone to enjoy. This will be a proof that both cosplayers and photographers agree with the following terms, and would help us to operate a safe festival. Thank you for your cooperation.
Inside the cosplay area, please be sure to put your photographer participation pass where everyone can see.

【General Participation Notes】
●When you take Photos of Cosplayers, please be sure to take it in the festival area. Some areas of the festival, such as private property, in front of the stores, on the street, prohibit taking photos.
●For safety reasons, please take your attentions to the following behavior/ things. 1) You must pay for any damage to property/things 2) You may not take illegal things with you, such as a real sword, blunt instruments, and Obscene Objects. 3) You may not be eating or smoking outside of designated areas. 4) Do not do things that majority of people would feel unpleasant or annoyed, such as breaking out into violent language loudly, or public speech.
●There will be a lot of people, so please beware of pick-pocket and other crime, in case you see someone in trouble or you are in trouble, please let our staff know.
●Handing out flyers, putting signboard for promotion/business, or any promotion activities with strong political message or survey, are prohibited without prior approval.
●Making noise, chorus, music performance or racing the engine are prohibited.
●Children at grade 6 and under need a guardian to participate with.
●Please avoid hanging around the private property, public bathroom, dressing room, stores, or other places which hinder their business.
●Drone or any other similar unmanned flying objects may not be brought in, controlled anywhere near the festival.
●Please follow the festival staff’s instruction for smooth operation.

【Photo Taking Regulations】
●When you take a photo of cosplayers, please get approval from them before you take. When they claim that your photos are not approved, please note that we may check what you have in your camera.
●Please do not stay in a certain spot for a long time. Sometime it’s regarded as occupation of a festival area and we may ask you to give over the space to other photographers.
●Regardless of roadway or walkway, please do not take photos that may blocks foot or vehicle traffic. If we judge that crowded people, baggage, or equipment is blocking the way, we ask you to stop the photo taking. When we do, please leave promptly.
●In the following situations, we will confirm your data and call the police if necessary, regardless of your approval or consciousness.
1. Taking photos from extremely low angle
2. Your camera lens are set at the knee high of photogenic subjects, or where lends can shoot inside the skirt.
3. You are trying extremely hard to take photos of breast or hip of the photogenic subjects.
●Please get prior approval from photogenic subjects when you post the photo on public such as magazine or web.
●When you take movies or broadcast, you have to get prior approval of photogenic subjects.


Area Map