07 December 2016

Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016

Photo: Exhibition Hall Entrance of Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016 is a Japanese Popular Culture festival which took place on 25 - 27 November 2016 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. The conventon halls are filled to the brim with contents ranging from Japanese Animation and Games to Cosplay and Idols!


The Exhibition Hall

Photo: Interior of the exhibition hall at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

The exhibition hall at Anime Fesival Asia (Singapore) 2016 plays host to a massive amount of Japanese Popular Culture contents such as Anime, character figures, and games showcases as well as live performances.


Photo: Interior of the exhibition hall at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Interior of the exhibition hall at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: The Frame Arms Girl booth at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Close-up look at one of the Frame Arms Girl artworks.


Photo: Character figure of a Frame Arms Girl.


Photo: Character figures of Frame Arms Girl.


Photo: Character figures of Frame Arms Girl.


Photo: Character figures of Frame Arms Girl.


Photo: Smart Doll of a Frame Arms Girl.

The Smart Doll is a new generation of 60cm dolls produced by Culture Japan.
Click on the links to find out more about what a Smart Doll is as well as the Culture Japan brand!


Photo: The Mobile Suit Gundam booth at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Display of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Gunpla models.


Photo: Iron Blooded Orphans Gunpla models at the Mobile Suit Gundam booth.


Photo: Good Smile Company booth at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Character figures at the Good Smile Company booth.


Photo: Photo: Character figures at the Good Smile Company booth.


Photo: Photo: Character figure at the Good Smile Company booth.


Photo: Wake Up, Girls (MIYAGI) booth at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Movie posters at the Wake Up, Girls (MIYAGI) booth.


Photo: Official merchandises on display at the Wake Up, Girls (MIYAGI) booth.


Photo: Close-up look of the official merchandises on display at the Wake Up, Girls (MIYAGI) booth.


Photo: WUG Wotagei Coat on display at the Wake Up, Girls (MIYAGI) booth.

Akiba Town - The Shoppes

Photo: MUSE booth at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

The Akiba Town experience zone is the place for the shopper in every visitor. There is a wide range of Japanese Popular Culture products available for sale ranging from Character Figures and Model Kits to Apparels and Accessories.


Photo: Anime merchandises available for sale at the MUSE booth.


Photo: Anime merchandises available for sale at the MUSE booth.


Photo: Anime merchandises available for sale at the MUSE booth.


Photo: Other Anime merchandises booths at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.


Photo: Anime themed messenger bags available for sale at the other Anime merchandises booths.

Creators' Hub

Photo: Doujin Artisan booths stretching across the Creators' Hub at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

The Creators' Hub experience zone provides fan artisans a platform to showcase and sell their fanmade works as well as a platform for art buyers to meet and mingle with their favorite artisans in person.


Photo: Graphic T-Shirts with Anime character artworks available for sale at the Creators' Hub.


Photo: Posters with Anime character artworks available for sale at the Creators' Hub.


Photo: Keychains with Anime character artworks available for sale at the Creators' Hub.

Akiba Stage

Photo: The Akiba Stage at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

While there is a premium main stage which offers contents by industry professionals and restricts photography / videography / audiography by ordinary visitors, there is another entertainment stage known as the Akiba Stage. This experience zone offers highly interactive performances and experiences which visitors can become a part of the excitement.


Photo: International Guest Cosplayers lined up on stage for the COSPLAY ALL STARS activity.


Photo: International Guest Cosplayers and Cosplay Singles Contestants posing for photo on stage with the audience in the background.


Photo: IKETERU HEARTS performing on the Akiba Stage.


Photo: IKETERU HEARTS posing for photo on stage with the audience in the background.


Photo: Niji no Conquistador (Nijicon) performing on the Akiba Stage.


Photo: Niji no Conquistador (Nijicon) posing for photo on stage with the audience in the background.

I Love Anisong Concert

Photo: I Love Anisong Concert at Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016.

The I Love Anisong experience zone invites Anime theme song artisans and idol groups hailing from the land of the rising sun to perform live on stage with thousands of people in the audience cheering with light sticks and singing along.


Photo: Suzuki Konomi performing at the I Love Anisong Concert.


Photo: Wake Up, Girls! performing at the I Love Anisong Concert.


Photo: JAM Project performing at the I Love Anisong Concert.

Round-up: Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016

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Video: AFASG16 Day 2 Highlights


Video: AFASG16 Day 3 Highlights

What do you think about Anime Festival Asia (Singapore) 2016? There is so much more to the festival than meets the eye and one will have to attend the festival physically in person to embrace the full experience of what the festival has to offer!

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