The 2021 edition of Xmas Comics & Games, the Christmas edition that saw pavilions 1 and 3 of Lingotto Fiere come to life with thousands of cosplayers and stands with comics and manga, gadgets, collectibles, accessories and costumes, ended on 12 December 2021. .
Total visitors were 20,000 with the event sold out a few days after the opening of online ticket sales. Tickets were in fact limited due to restrictions due to the health emergency.
Participants in the Cosplay parades
2021 Edition Xmas Comics and Games is reconfirmed as one of the Italian events with the greatest presence of cosplayers, both as visitors and as participants in the competitions.
75 people entered the competitive parade on Sunday 12.
In addition to the competition, during the two days performances, interviews, karaoke, karacosplay and moments of animation alternated on stage, all organized by the Cospa Family association, which also includes Massimo Barbera, world cosplay champion in 2013 in Japan.
2021 Edition Xmas Comics and Games has confirmed itself as one of the most important national events in the eSport and videogaming sector.
The videogames area for this edition was created in collaboration with Lega Esport, an amateur sports club that aims to promote the world of eSports in Italy.
The national finals of the Philips Hue FIFA 22 University Championship and Philips Hue LOL Championship tournaments took place over the two days of the event, the result of the collaboration between CUS Torino, Nerds, Lega Esport and Philips Hue Italia.
Squid Game nerd edition
Following the worldwide success of the Squid Game TV series, the Squid Game – nerd edition took place at the Turin event. At the Lingotto the settings of the series were reconstructed and the participants challenged each other to the famous games, from marbles to 1,2,3… star! – in some cases revisited -, under the control of the Frontman and the guards.
At the 2021 Xmas Comics and Games edition, the area dedicated to K-pop, a musical genre exported from South Korea that has its roots in pop, but which draws inspiration from other genres such as rap, rock, soul, R&B and funk.
ALSO appreciated the creator area, which hosted some of the web talent most loved by the very young. Like the youtuber trio made up of Leo, Bertra and Totta and the guys from InnTale, a dissemination project on role playing and board games on youtube.
So the appointment is from 10 to 12 June with the XXVI edition of Torino Comics https://www.torinocomics.com/