Anime Festival Asia Malaysia 2012
Malaysia's Anime and Japanese pop culture fans are in for a very special treat. For the very first time, the Anime Festival Asia Malaysia will be staged in Malaysia.
Occupying a floor space of up to 10,000 square meters, Anime Festival Asia Malaysia will showcase the highly popular "I Love Anisong" concerts for two evenings which features an electrifying line-up of Anisong (Anime Songs) superstars such as FLOW, KOTOKO, Maon Kurosaki, Kalafina, Aimi and Moe Moe Kyun maid café's latest Anisong idol unit to debut in Japan, Sea☆A.
A cosplay championship will be held during the festival in which the winner will represent Malaysia to compete with the region's best cosplayers from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines, at the Regional Cosplay Championship which will be held in Singapore during Anime Festival Asia in November 2012.
Apart from the concerts, Anime Festival Asia Malaysia 2012 will have something for everyone, depending on their interests. Avid Shoppers can look forward to getting original anime merchandises from Akiba Town by some of Japan's top brands such as Bushiroad.
The iconic Moe Moe Kyun Maid Café and Atelier Royale Butler Café will be available only at Anime Festival Asia Malaysia for visitors to experience a memorable dining experience. During the 2011 Anime Festival Asia, the cafes received an overwhelming response, serving over 2,000 customers in just 2 days.
The Anime Festival Asia Malaysia will be hosted by none other than Danny Choo, one of the most well-known and respected bloggers of Japanese pop-culture in the world. A few of Japan's celebrity cosplayer that will appear alongside Danny Choo as the special guests for the Anime Festival Asia Malaysia includes Tasha and Miyuko of SP Cats and KANAME☆.
Anime Festival Asia Malaysia will be held at Tun Razak Hall 1 & 2, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) on the 9 & 10 June 2012. General festival tickets are priced at RM15 per day, customers who wish to additionally access exclusive stage contents from Anime celebrities will need to purchase the Festival + Stage RM30 per day ticket. To grant access to the Anisong concerts in the evening, customers will need to get the RM88/day (Free Standing) and RM168/day (VIP Seating). Each concert ticket is bundled with a festival and stage ticket.
For more information, log on to www.animefestival.my