Region’s top South East Asia Japanese Pop Culture Festival,
Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2014 is here!
Mark your dates this December for Anime Festival Asia 2014 (AFA 2014), for a sensory treat of good music, shopping, anime-related content and much more. The region’s biggest festival for Japanese Popular Culture, which saw over 80,000 visitors last year, returns on 5 – 7 December 2014, to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
To be held from 5 to 7 December 2014, the festival space will span over 12,000 square metres, the largest in its seven-year history, spreading the festival activities throughout all 6 halls of Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre’s Level 4.
About Anime Festival Asia Singapore
Anime Festival Asia started on 2008 in Singapore, and extended its outreach in 2012 to hold satellite events in Malaysia and Indonesia for the first time, with a focus on content relevant to the local markets. The inaugural satellite events saw a combined attendance of over 80,000 visitors. This year, a satellite event is held in Jakarta from 6 to 8 September 2013, and is expected to attract 85,000 visitors. Anime Festival Asia 2013 in Singapore will be 3 jointly organised by Japanese investors Dentsu Inc & Zepp Live Entertainment, and Singapore-based organiser SOZO.“We are seeing strong excitement and interest in the Japanese popular culture scene at a regional level, we believe the J-Wave is back, as elements of Anime and J-pop are increasingly making its way to our shores. AFA 2014 will be our 11th festival since 2008, and we are proud to have led the way in promoting and bridging high quality original Japanese Popular Culture content from top industry players, with youths, families, and lovers of Japanese Popular Culture across South-east Asia. AFA 2014 in Singapore will be our biggest, yet we are very excited at the tremendous amount of quality content we have installed for our customers this year.” said Anime Festival Asia’s Executive Festival Director and SOZO’s Founder and Managing Director Shawn Chin.
I LOVE ANISONG LINEUP AFA SG 2014 LINEUP
One of the key highlights of Anime Festival Asia is the “I Love Anisong” concert. Fans of anime songs and online natives can look forward to a star-studded festival as Anime Festival Asia, the region’s most established experiential festival for Japanese Popular Culture.
OVER 13 ARTISTES OVER 3 DAYS GIVING YOU OVER 9 HOURS OF ANISONG BLISS!
Music lovers can once again look forward to three days of adrenaline-pumping performances of theme songs of the region’s latest and hottest anime titles. This year we will be seeing from artistes who will making their debut for the first time in Singapore, to returning heavyweights bringing their latest performances never seen before in South-east Asia, music lovers can enjoy three days of exciting concerts.
The full artiste line-up for the AFA 2014 I Love Anisong Mega Anime Music Festival is:
5th December: angela, Eri Kitamura, DJ Kazu, Yui Horie
6th December: fripSide, The IDOLM@STER, LiSA, yanaginagi
7th December: Eir Aoi, FLOW, GARNiDELiA, May’n, ROOT FIVE
ASIA’S ALL STAR COSPLAYERS ONLY IN AFA SG 2014
Asia’s all Star Cosplayers will be coming together on Anime Festival Asia 2014 (Singapore). Don’t miss your chance to meet them all. As they will be bringing to you special stage events, meet and greet and exclusive merchandise for sale.
AFA 2014 X NICO NICO
For the first an area of the festival grounds will be dedicated to Niconico’s off-line event, niconico KUNIKAIGI, as part of a collaboration between Anime Festival Asia and Niconico. With the concept of “Recreating Niconico In Real Life”, Niconico staged niconico CHOKAIGI 3 with great success, garnering roughly 125,000 attendees and 7.8 million online viewers. This experience will be replicated in niconico KUNIKAIGI as well!
Attendees will be able to participate in activities and online viewers worldwide can comment real-time, as the real and virtual worlds connect in KUNIKAIGI. Online niconico personalities will also be present in person to meet and interact with the fans. This is the first time the concept has been brought overseas.
3 AWESOME DAYS OF
EXHIBITION, STAGE AND CONCERTS!
Purchase VIP CAT 1 / STANDARD CAT 2 – To get the full AFA experience!
* Applies to each corresponding day of tickets purchased.
Content Availability on Each Day of AFA 2014
Please note that Thursday Stage access is bundled together with Friday’s Stage access ie, those with Friday’s Stage + Exhibition ticket will get to access the stage content on Thursday
For more ticketing information , please visit https://tickets.eventclique.com/afa/Online/default.asp
Getting to AFA
SUNTEC SINGAPORE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE
Anime Festival Asia 2014 will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
A world-renowned, international venue with the perfect location, the right space, a high level of flexibility and cutting-edge technology that is supported by qualified, motivated and service-orientated people, Suntec Singapore is the venue of choice for meetings, conventions and exhibitions.
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City,
Phone: +65 6337 2888
Official Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2014 Website: http://animefestival.asia/afa2014/