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Anime Festival Asia 2010 13 – 14 Nov 2010 Singapore

It’s back ! The Anime Festival Asia 2010 will be held on the 13 and 14th November 2010 at the Suntec City Convention and Exhibition Hall, Singapore. No other details have been released so far but rest assured that I will be updating this space as soon as new information emerges. Hope to see you folks there !

Source
Anime Festival Asia 2010 Facebook Page
Anime Festival Asia 2010 Official Website

Mikuni Shimokawa & Band ASIAN LOVERS Tour 2010 “Replay” in Singapore

Fans of Mikuni Shimokawa of the Full Metal Panic anime theme songs will be delighted to know that she will be performing the last leg of her Asian Lovers Tour 2010 in Singapore this August ! From her official press release:

Catch Mikuni Shimokawa LIVE in her first show ever in Singapore! Best known as the singer of the theme song for “Full Metal Panic” animation series, she is a top Japan celebrity popular across Asia. Don’t miss her performance in Singapore with her full band from Japan! Make a date with Mikuni Shimokawa this August in Movida, St James Power Station.

Details:
After her previous successful concerts and tour to Asian countries like China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Mikuni Shimokawa will be hitting Singapore next on 22nd August for her ASIAN LOVERS Tour 2010 “Replay”.

She is well known throughout Asia for her ever popular songs used in the “Full Metal Panic” animation series and her successful singing career. She is not only a singer and songwriter, but also a regular radio personality hosting 4 talk shows which has been receiving hot support from her fans.

Ever since her first overseas performance in Taiwan 2007 which attracted over more than 600 fans, her fanbase outside of Japan has been growing fast. Since then she has been performing live frequently in Asian countries like Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and more.

Due to her popularity her album is often released not only in Japan, but also in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan on the same date concurrently. In 2009, her album “Tsubasa- Very Best Mikuni Shimokawa” peaked at the top 3 best sales releases for Japanese and Korean music in Hong Kong which further proves her singing abilities and popularity.

See and experience her first LIVE concert in Singapore with her band in Mikuni Shimokawa ASIAN LOVERS Tour 2010 “Replay” happening at Movida, St James Power Station.

Ticket comes with a drink coupon and Mikuni Shimokawa will personally have a hand-shake session with all her fans after the concert.

22nd August 2010 (Sun) Mikuni Shimokawa ASIAN LOVERS Tour 2010 “Replay” in Singapore (With “Band” Version)

Door opens at 5:30pm, Concert Starts at 6pm
*At the end of the concert, there will be handshaking session with all of the fans
Venue: Movida, St James Power Station
Venue’s website: St James Holdings Ltd

Ticket prices have been announced through her official Facebook fan page. It’s SGD $93 (not inclusive of $2 booking charges) free seating style. Here’s hoping that she will perform several of her cover songs from the Reprise album ! ^_^ !

Source
Mikuni Shimokawa SEA Facebook Page
Mikuni Shimokawa Official Website
Mikuni Shimokawa & Band ASIAN LOVERS Tour 2010 “Replay” in Singapore

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May’N Malaysia Tour Ticketing Details Updated

Ticketing details for May’N's upcoming Malaysian tour on the 7th March has been updated at the official concert site. The concert will be held at the KL Live Entertainment Hall with tickets priced at RM 198 from outlets and RM 218 at the door, please note however that the concert will be a free standing event and admission is based on a first come first serve basis :( . Ticket sales are available from February 9th onwards from KL Live, Sogo and AnimeTech outlets.

Doors Open : 7.00pm
Show Starts : 8.00pm
Ticket Price : Outlet RM 198 At-The-Door RM 218
Ticketing Starts : 9th Feb 2010
Enquiry
Phone : +65 6325 9871
Email : info@mayn.asia

Tickets Available from :
KL Live @ 1st Floor,
Life Centre 20
Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur.

Anime Tech – Sunway Pyramid
L-1.23, Level 1, Sunway Pyramid,
No. 3, Jalan PJ 11/15,
46150 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor,
Malaysia.
Tel No: 603-7494 0389

Anime Teach – Mid Valley
T036A, 3rd Floor, Mid Valley Megamall,
Lingkaran Syed Putra,
59200 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.
Tel : 603-2283 2628

Anime Tech – Time Square
05-94, 5th Floor, Berjaya Times Square,
No 1, Jalan Imbi,
52200 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia.
Tel : 603-2141 2623

Anime Tech – 1 Utama
Lot S22, 2nd Floor,
Jusco 1-Utama Shopping Centre,
Bandar Utama Damansara,
47800 Bandar Utama,
Selangor,
Malaysia.
Tel : 603-7722 5361

May’N Asia Tour 2010 Official Site http://www.mayn.asia/
KL Live! http://www.kl-live.com.my/

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Comic Fiesta 2009

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Comic Fiesta is back ! This year it will be held at Sunway Pyramid from the 19th – 20th December 2009. Pre Ordered tickets are available at SunComic and AnimeTech outlets around Klang Valley or purchased online via instructions at their site at a discounted rate of RM 25 for both days, the regular walk in price is RM 15 per day. From their site:

Cosplay Competition
The CF Cosplay Department is proud to announce our NEW competition – One True Pairing (OTP) Cosplay Competition!!

Art Competition
Comic Fiesta’s on-site art competition is back again this year! Held at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Center, this year’s art competition will be giving away many prizes including brand new Wacom Tablets!

Portfolio Review Pavillion
After last year’s successful Portfolio Review Pavilion, we are now keeping it as a mainstay event! For those who want to hear more critiques and comments from the best the creative industry has to offer, do keep an eye out for when this event is happening and who will be there to give out advice, tips and comments on your works. This may even lead you to an in-depth interview with the studios, so do come prepared with your portfolio and resume.

Live Art Demonstration
Another most-wanted Comic Fiesta event returns! A very popular event, the Live Art Demos will feature studios showcasing one of their finest to do a short workshop on what they do at their studios on a daily basis. This will comprise lectures, live-demos, art showcases, and even a short class on “how-to” for those who are interested to participate.

Industry Seminar
Following on the success of the Portfolio Review Pavilion, Comic Fiesta 2009 is proud to present a new event for the year: Comic Fiesta Industry Seminar! It will be half-day long (on Day 2) and will have speakers from the creative industry taking the stage to share their views and experiences.

Aside from the events, there will also be booths selling anime, manga and figure related merchandise.

Comic Fiesta Official Site

Anime Festival Asia 2009 !

Anime Festival Asia 2009

IT’S BACK ! ! One of the most highly anticipated anime event of the region, the Anime Festival Asia 2009 will be held from 21st – 22nd November at the Singapore Suntec Convention Center. Among the highlights this year are the great artists invited to perform the I Love Anisong Concert, featuring May’N, Shoko Nakagawa, Ichiro Mizuki, Yoshiki Fukuyama AND Hatsune Miku! Celebrity Otaku blogger Danny Choo will also be making an appearance this year and will most likely introduce some of his merchandise during the event. Other activities held during the event includes the Bandai World Gunpla Modeling Competition as well as the Regional Cosplay Championship 2009 and lots of other features.

Anime Festival Asia 2009 Official Site

Animation Comic Game Convention 2008

Date : 27 – 28 September 2008
Time : 10am – 9pm (free admission)
Venue : Midvalley Exhibition Center Hall 3, Midvalley KL

Looks like ACGC 2008 is back again for a finale. The first one was held sometime in February which I missed. There’ll be doujinshi booths, Cosplay competition with a Nintendo Wii as the grand prize this time as well as Call of Duty 4 competition. The website is a little scarce on details but expect the usual stalls selling figurines and anime DVDs.

ACGC 2008 Official website

Animax Youth Festival 2008

Animax Youth Festival 2008

Venue: 1 Utama Shopping Centre (High Street)
Date: 8 – 10 August 2008
Time: 12 noon – 9 pm

Animax is organizing their Youth Festival this weekend over at the 1 Utama Shopping mall. There will be cosplay events, gaming tournaments and stalls selling anime merchandise. Seventeen Magazine will be having a talent search for the Hottest Animax babe as well, so looks like its gonna be a real lively event. Below are the event description copied from their official site. I’ll probably be heading for this event this weekend, so see you folks there.

  1. Entrepreneur Corner
    • Top 5 entries from the Animax Entrepreneur search will be setting up their innovative business ideas at the booths provided by Animax.
  2. Seventeen Magazine Talent Search
    • Set up with professional white screen, lightings and a magazine cover shoot photographer, Seventeen Magazine will be searching for the Animax Hottest Babe who will win the chance of a lifetime spread on Seventeen’s Magazine!
  3. Create your magazine cover shot
    • Take home your own magazine cover as public will get to take a picture at the Animax Cover Page booth and have it printed out like a glossy magazine cover!
  4. Animax Screening Lounge
    • Chill out at the Animax lounge after grabbing your snacks and watch what we have installed for you.
  5. Gaming Console Competition
    • Teams will fight it out at the PS3 games with attractive prizes to be won!
  6. Cosplay Competition
    For any costumed attendees, this will be the chance to showcase their favorite character and stand a chance to win the following:

    • 1st prize: RM 1000 + trophy + Animax goodies
    • 2nd prize: RM 700 + trophy + Animax goodies
    • 3rd prize: RM 500 + trophy + Animax goodies
  7. Japanese Snack Street
    • Delicious Japanese snacks will be on sale, just like walking down the streets of Japan.
  8. Artist Alley
    • Selling original creations by artist e.g. buttons, badges, purses, stickers, bags, t-shirt designs etc

Animax – Youth Festival

Taylor’s University College Anime Fest 2008

Venue : MPH Hall Taylor’s University College, Main Campus, Subang Jaya
Date : 26/07/2008(Saturday)
Time : 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Address: Taylor’s University College Main Campus
No. 1, Jalan SS 15/8, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Admission Fees: RM5

Taylor’s University College of Subang Jaya is organizing their annual Anime Fest 2008 at their main campus this Saturday from 10am till 7pm. There will be cosplay competitions, performances as well as lucky draws.  Booths selling Doujinshi and other merchandise will also be set up at the hall.

Schedule of Events
7 – 9 am Setup
9 – 10 am Arrival of participants
10 – 10:15 am Speech
10:15 – 10:30 am Performance
10:30 – 11:30 am Cosplay Competition: First Round
11:30 – 12 noon On-stage games
12 – 12:15 pm Lucky Draw
12:15 – 1 pm Break
1 – 2 pm Art Competition
2 – 2:30 pm Lucky Draw
2:30 – 3 pm Question and Answer Session
3 – 4 pm Stepmania
4 – 5 pm Cosplay Competition: Final Round
5 – 5:30 pm Performance
5:30 – 6 pm Prize Giving and Lucky Draw

Comic Fiesta – Anime Fest 2008

PSP Cosplay 2008

PSP Cosplay

Venue : Piazza @ The Curve
Date : 15-16 March 2008 (Saturday, Sunday)
Time : 10am to 10pm

Sony Malaysia is organizing a cosplay competition at the above venue in conjunction with the official launching of the PSP Red Limited Edition in Malaysia. The cosplay event will be held on the 15th while PSP gaming competitions are held on the 16th. Sony is offering attractive prizes for the competitions with the grand prize of a Sony Vaio laptop and PSP Red for the PSP games competition and a Sony Cybershot digital camera for the cosplay event.

The PSP gaming competition will consist of the following titles Metal Gear Solid, Winning Eleven, Juiced 2 and Tekken. Some of the major sponsor of the event includes Animax, HWM and GameAxis. So if you’re up for game, head off to Curve this weekend and bag yourself a brand new PSP. Thanks to Stephanie for bringing this to my attention.

PSP Cosplay
PSP Gameshow Booklet

Hotlink Games & Anime Festival 2008

Date: 14th to 16th of March 2008
Venue: Concourse, Sungei Wang Plaza

Not much details on this event at the moment but from what I’ve read about the previous year’s, they had anime, manga, figurine booths, gaming competitions and autograph sessions with local manga artists, Gempak Starz as well as Miss MaxGames competition hosted by MaxGames which is part of the Maxis Network. No word on whether there will be cosplay competitions but I’ll be sure to update this page when more details have been released.

Sungei Wang Plaza’s Event Website – http://www.sungeiwang.com/events/index.html
Miss MaxGames – http://www.maxgames.com.my/missmaxgames/index.php