Japan Expo offers you possibility to participate to many different contests! PuriKameRa is especially here for those who love taking pictures of themselves!
You must know PuriKura, these tiny photo stickers, very fashionable in Japan. A witty wordplay come out of the Japan Expo Contest Chief’s quirky imagination, PuriKameRa is a special photo contest. Easy as ABC: plug in your Webcam, take a picture of yourself respecting the theme, decorate it to make it look like a PuriKura and send it to us by e-mail!
The funniest and best set pictures will be rewarded with an invitation to Japan Expo 11th Impact.
- Have cat or bunny ears (Cosplay-like)
- Hold a sign written “I love photo with Japan Expo!” Warning, the sign must be hand written!
- Decorate the photo after it was taken with computer devices
Format: Webcam only!
As it happens: Making faces is allowed!
Participation by e-mail only: Send your picture with your name, first name, age and mail address to
Subject of the e-mail: PuriKameRa Contest
Frequency: 3 sessions are organized between March 15th and June 15th
- From March 15th to April 14th
- From April 15th to May 14th
- From May 15th to June 15th
End of contest: the e-mails sent after June 15th, 2011, 11:59pm (Paris hour), will not enter the contest.
Prizes and prize giving
At the end of each session, we choose 3 winners. Each one of them gets a free entrance ticket to Japan Expo 12th Impact, for the day of their choice (except saturday) plus a surprize gift, to be withdrawn at the Point Concours (contest desk) at the festival, on showing a proof of identity.
Good luck everyone!
Here are the first winning PuriKameRa:
Congratulations and thanks everyone!
You want to see the new winning PuriKameRa? Here they are:
The contest is over. Here are the last winners:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.: Can I send my photo by mail?
A.: No no no! Participation is only by e-mail!
Q.: I have loads of ideas! Can I send you 136 photos?
A.: If there were 136 sessions, yes! Unfortunately, this is not the case and there is a limit: one photo per person per session!