Soon the biggest anime festival in Indonesia will be held inNovember. Have you prepared yourself?
As stated in their official site, SOZO, the owners of the Anime Festival Asia brand have teamed up with Japan based ZEPP Live Entertainment Inc., top local concert promoter Marygops Studios and local pop culture media publisher Megindo Group to jointly present Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2013. Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2013 (AFA ID 2013) will continue to establish itself as Indonesia’s top Anime and Japanese Popular Culture event in the nation, is scheduled for the 6 to 8 of September 2013 in Plenary hall, Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center.
AFA ID 2013 has 5 highlights, which are:
I ♥ ANISONG
AFA ID 2013 will feature 6 powerful stella cast of Anisong (Anime Song) J-Pop Singers and groups direct from Japan. Headlining the AFA ID 2013 I Love Anisong Concerts will be Eir Aoi, Aya Hirano, BABYMETAL, fripSide, Kalafina and May’n. Together, they will perform for the first time ever in Indonesia, chart topping hits from some of the biggest anime titles in Indonesia and Japan.
Apart from the concerts, AFA ID 2013 will have something for everyone, depending on their interests. Avid shoppers can look forward to one of the largest collection of original anime merchandise from Akiba Town by some of Japan’s top brands. More details on participating brands will be announced at a later date.
Top cosplay celebrities from Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia will also grace the stage at AFA ID. A special cosplay championship will be held during the festival with the winner representing Indonesia to compete with the region’s best cosplayers from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines, at the Regional Cosplay Championship. The Regional Cosplay Championship will be held in Singapore during the Anime Festival Asia 2013 in November.
MAIN STAGE SPECIALS
The main stage area, held at Jakarta Convention Centre’s Planery Hall is able to host over 3500 attendees at one time, will showcase rare guests from the Anime Industry, including celebrity voice actors, cosplay celebrities, and anime producers. Many exclusive anime movies and special screenings are scheduled for AFA ID 2013. More details on featured animes and movies will be announced at a later date.
Visitors to the festival can also experience the iconic Moe Moe Kyun Maid Cafe and Atelier Royale Butler Cafe, exclusively available only at AFA ID 2013, for a memorable dining experience.
The ticket packages are explained in detail on their website HERE .