Anime Japan, the biggest anime event in Japan, is coming back to Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo in March 2019, following last year when the 5th year anniversary of Anime Japan was celebrated. Anime Japan has got increasing attention from all over the world especially for a few years. The anime event attracts 150 thousand people and over 240 companies and groups related to anime. The 6th Anime Japan with the theme of “ROCK” offers hundreds of Japanese anime contents with the exclusive information and products at around 200 booths.
You can see hundreds of Japanese anime from classic to 2019’s latest ones at Exhibitor’s Booth Areas. For example: Dragon Ball, Bleach, Sword Art Online, Monogatari Series, Detective Conan, Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, One Punch Man, Captain Tsubasa, Fate/stay night, Cells at Work!
Here are only a part of the anime and companies exhibited at the convention.
Aniplex (Fate Series, Monogatari Series, Sword Art Online, etc), Kadokawa (Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World, KonoSuba, OVER LORD, etc), Comix Wave Films (Makoto Shinkai’s works including the upcoming Weathering With You), Toei Animation (One Piece, Dragon Ball, etc), SQUARE ENIX, Attack on Titan, 22/7, Love Live! Sunshine!! Premium Shop and more booths.
There are four enormous stages in Anime Japan 2019: two 1000-person-capacity stages and two 500-person-capacity ones where you can enjoy live show performances and talk shows related to the latest and upcoming anime.
The popular event Cosplayer’s World will be held this year, too. It shows you the cosplay parade with numerous cosplayers that anyone at the convention can partake in. Check more info about Cosplayer’s World at its Twitter’s account!
Family Anime Festa
No worry even if you come to the event with kids. Family Anime Festa offers the chance to play with adorable anime characters that kids love and enjoy some workshops and the food park .
At Anime Japan 2019, you can get exclusive anime goods related to the event’s theme “ROCK” which are never sold except there.
Production Works Gallery
Production Works Gallery has hold the unique exhibitions where you can go behind the scenes of anime, and the theme is “Sound in Anime” this time.
Additionally, Anime Japan 2019 also focuses on the business side, and there are business areas on two floors. If you talk to some anime-related companies and groups, additional two days for only business are provided (25th and 26th March).
Location: Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Centre)
Date (Public): 23rd and 24th March, 2019
Time (Public): 10:00–17:00
Date (Business): 25th and 26th March, 2019
Time (Business): 10:00–19:00 (25th March)/10:00–18:00 (26th March)
Ticket: 1,800 yen (Reserved)/2,200 yen (On-site)
*Reserved tickets are available from the late January in 2019.
Official Website: https://www.anime-japan.jp/en/
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