Calling all otaku! Submit your otaku quiz questions to new quiz app Otaku Judge
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Calling all otaku! Submit your otaku quiz questions to new quiz app Otaku Judge

Calling all otaku! Submit your otaku quiz questions to new quiz app Otaku Judge

Published: Jul 15, 2022

Updated: Jul 15, 2022

What is Otaku Judge?

“Are you an Otaku?”

Otaku Judge is an exciting new quiz app made for fans of Japanese pop culture where you can make and take quizzes covering a range of otaku topics, such as manga, anime, video games, tokusatsu, cosplay. Enroll in this new Otaku Academy and compete with other users to see who has the highest otaku score! Wouldn’t you like to know exactly how much of an otaku you really are?

Those with the highest otaku grades will have the opportunity to be selected as judges at the World Cosplay Summit (WCS) held every year in August in Nagoya, Japan. Aim for the top!

*Otaku Judge is developed by WCS Inc., who manage the World Cosplay Summit cosplay festival, in conjunction with AQUARING.

Otaku quiz submissions

Have fun showing off your otaku knowledge by not just taking quizzes, but making them! With Otaku Judge, you can create and submit your very own otaku quizzes at any time. Your username will be listed in the creator rankings when your quiz is posted. Visit the link below to create and submit your own quiz ahead of the app’s release!

Submit your Otaku Quiz

Quiz genres

Quizzes on Otaku Judge cover a range of aspects of otaku culture, which are sorted into 5 main categories: manga, anime, video games, tokusatsu and cosplay. Quizzes on over 600 titles are currently available.

Genres

Manga Action, sports, mystery/suspense, fantasy/SF, comedy, school, romance, historical, adventure, other
Anime Action, sports, mystery/suspense, fantasy/SF, comedy, school, romance, historical, adventure, other
Game RPG, adventure, action, simulation, shooter, other
Tokusatsu 1960s-70s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s-present
Cosplay History, costume, rules, background knowledge, WCS, decoration

Otaku Judge app

Available worldwide on iOS and Android in English and Japanese language.

Initial release: scheduled for July
First major update: scheduled for November*

*Various new features will be included in this update.

Otaku Judge: Official Quiz Submission Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE.
BY SUBMITTING A QUIZ OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE OFFICIAL QUIZ SUBMISSION RULES, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THIS EVENT.

Sponsor & Organizer

The Otaku Judge quiz submission event (the “event” or “contest”) is sponsored by WCS Inc d/b/a World Cosplay Summit (“WCS” or “Sponsor”) in collaboration with MyAnimeList Co., Ltd. (“MAL” or “Organizer”) (Sponsor and/or Organizer may be referred to as “we”, “us”, “our”, etc.). The event is void in whole or in part where prohibited by law. In the event of changes to the event, we will announce them on the event page and Twitter.

Eligibility

This event is open to individuals who are 16 years of age or older at time of entry. Individuals who are minors in their jurisdiction must have their parent’s or legal guardian’s consent before entering the contest. Further, children under age 16 in Europe or under age 13 in the United States and other countries may participate, but only with verifiable parental consent. We shall have the right at any time to require proof of age, parental consent, identity and/or eligibility to participate in this event. Failure to provide such proof or insufficient proof may result in disqualification from the event in our sole discretion. All information requested by and supplied to us for the purpose of the contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from the event should such an entrant at any stage supply unsatisfactory, untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading information.

※By submitting a quiz or otherwise participating in this event, you (“Applicant”, “you” or “your”) agree to these Official Quiz Submission Rules, including all Terms of Application set forth below and any other instructions or terms and conditions we post in connection with the event.

Terms of Application

Please read and confirm all the terms below to confirm that your quiz meets all criteria before submitting.

Event period and submissions

□ The period for submitting a quiz begins July 12th 2022, and will continue until the application limit is reached.

□ There is no limit to the number of quizzes you may submit.

□ You must own the copyright of the quizzes you submit. If you are not the author (copyright holder) of a quiz you want to submit, you must obtain permission from the copyright holder before submitting the quiz.

□ You grant the Sponsor and Organizer the right to publish, display and otherwise use any quizzes you submit. However, the parties agree that the submission of a quiz by an Applicant does not transfer the ownership of any intellectual property rights in the quiz to the Sponsor or Organizer.

□ The Sponsor reserves the right to decide at its discretion whether or not to publish, display or use the submitted quizzes and, if published or displayed, the period of publication and/or display, the format and the placement of the quizzes. Submissions that the Sponsor learns fall into any of the following categories will not be published or displayed:

  • Quizzes the Applicant does not own or have permission to submit.
  • Quizzes that are suspected to plagiarize works the Applicant does not own.
  • Quizzes that contain personal information (such as names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.).
  • Quizzes that do not match the theme of the event.
  • Quizzes of a political or religious nature.
  • Quizzes that violate laws or may be offensive.
  • Any material that infringes on the intellectual property rights, portrait rights, rights of privacy, rights of publicity, honor, social credibility, or other rights or interests of other applicants, the Sponsor, or any third party.
  • Any material that is defamatory, fraudulent, threatening, or harassing to other applicants, the Sponsor, or other third parties.
  • Quizzes that are of a discriminatory nature.
  • Any other content that the Sponsor deems inappropriate for the operation of this event.

□ Should a third party claim infringement of copyright or any other rights, entitlement to compensation or damages, or assert other claims arising out of or in connection with any of your submissions, neither the Sponsor nor the Organizer shall be liable for any such third party claim(s) and you shall be solely responsible for resolving any such claim(s). You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and Organizer from and against any and all such third party claim(s).

Regarding applications

□ Applications to this event must be made by following our instructions and providing the necessary information and submitting your entry via the web page designated by the Sponsor.

□ The Sponsor or Organizer may contact the Applicant directly regarding his/her application.

□ If it is determined that the Applicant is a member of antisocial forces, or that the Applicant promotes the activities of antisocial forces, the Applicant’s submitted quizzes will not be published or will be withdrawn.

Regarding copyrights

□ You represent and warrant that you have the legal right to write and submit the quizzes you submit, and that your submissions do not violate any third party copyrights, patent rights, utility model rights, design rights, trademark rights, service mark rights or any other intellectual property rights (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Intellectual Property Rights"). You further represent and warrant that your submissions do not infringe any right of likeness, right of privacy, right of honor, or any other right or interest of any third party (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Rights").

□ You understand and agree that the Sponsor or Organizer may alter or edit the text of a quiz you submit to make the quiz suitable for the purposes of the event, and you understand and agree that you will not object to or assert any claim in connection with any such alterations or edits.

Prohibited actions

You are prohibited from creating, posting, or submitting any of the following:

(1) Quizzes that contain content that violates any laws or regulations or is related to criminal acts.

(2) Quizzes that include any fraudulent or threatening statements against the Sponsor, Organizer or other participants.

(3) Any content or language that is offensive to public order and morals.

(4) Any content that infringes on the Intellectual Property Rights or other Rights or interests of the Sponsor, other participants or other third parties.

(5) Any content that the Sponsor deems to contain any of the following information:

  • Information that contains excessively violent or cruel expressions;
  • Information that includes expressions that defame or discredit the event, other participants, or other third parties;
  • Information that contains computer viruses or other harmful computer programs;
  • Information that contains excessively obscene expressions;
  • Information that includes expressions that promote discrimination;
  • Information that encourages suicide or self-harm;
  • Information that encourages the inappropriate use of drugs;
  • Information that includes antisocial expressions; or
  • Information that includes expressions that may cause discomfort to others.

(6) Any content or material that may interfere with the operation of this event or the Sponsor’s or Organizer’s other services.

(7) Any other information that the Sponsor deems inappropriate.

Regarding handling of personal information

Information collected from you in connection with this event will be used by the Sponsor and Organizer for their administration of the contest, including to verify your eligibility, identify you in the Otaku Judge app as the individual who submitted a quiz, perform statistical analysis to help improve events held by the Sponsor or Organizer and communicate with you about your submission and the event. In addition, the Sponsor and Organizer may use information collected about you to send you offers or information from us about MAL’s or WCS’s products (such as merchandise) and services, or about the products and services of our affiliates and business partners. If you do not wish to receive such offers and information, you may opt-out at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of any promotional email you receive, by following other opt-out instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us. Information collected is otherwise subject to and may be used and shared by Sponsor and Organizer in accordance with MAL's Privacy Policy at https://myanimelist.net/about/privacy_policy, WCS’s Privacy Policy at https://worldcosplaysummit.jp/en/privacy-policy/ , and applicable law.

Release

By submitting a quiz or otherwise participating in this event, you release the Sponsor and Organizer, and each of their employees, officers, directors, managers and agents from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with this event or the transmission, failed transmission or acceptance of any quiz or other information, whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or any other theory.

Other

The Sponsor and Organizer each reserve the right to change the contents of this event or to cancel, modify, suspend or terminate this event at any time in their own discretion.

This event and these Official Quiz Submission Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, and in the event of the necessity of litigation, the Tokyo District Court shall be the exclusive court of first instance.

Contact Information
Please direct any questions or comments regarding the event to WSC at otakuinfo@wcs.co.jp