On Thursday (18/8), ReedPop announced the list of guest stars that will be attend Indonesia Comic Con 2016. Some of the guest stars in the list are D.watt, a musician from IOSYS, Yuyoyuppe, and Tsuyoshi Nonaka.

IOSYS is a doujin music group from Sapporo, Japan, which was formed on October 10, 1998. As a as a doujin circle music group, IOSYS works independently without any support from major label. This music group had been widely known for remixes and rearrangements of Touhou Project theme songs. As an indie music group, IOSYS often sells the music in the Comic Market or Comiket in Tokyo. IOSYS has also been known for their work in several anime, which is a remarkable achievement for an indie music group.

In Indonesia Comic Con event, one of the member of IOSYS, D.watt, is scheduled to perform on Saturday, October 1, 2016. D.watt is a multi-talented artist who is widely known in the Akihabara subculture scene, including “Nico Nico Douga”, anime, and games. In the recent years, D.watt has provided music and remixes to musics of games from SEGA, KONAMI, TAITO, and NAMCO. He works with many other great music artists in creating anime soundtracks such as Sansha Sanyou (Three Leaves, Three Colors), YuruYuri, and Etotama. He has also took part in making the lyrics and scenario for the 2D girl band “Irodorimidori” of CHUNITHM (SEGA).

Aside from D.watt of IOSYS, other music creator who will come to Indonesia Comic Con 2016 is Yuyoyuppe. Previously, he had already came to Indonesia twice, in Indonesia Comic Con 2015 and ITGCC 2014.

Yuyoyuppe is a musician who is famous for being the sound composer in a metal music group BABYMETAL. He is also a Vocaloid producer. One of his famous vocaloid song is Leia, which is sang by Luka Megurine. He is known as “Legendary Luka Master“, a respected title in the Vocaloid community in Japan. Yuyoyuppe is a music producer for hard rock, metal and post hardcore music. The album Babymetal is his international hit by hitting the world chart, including No. 2 position in Billboard World Digital Charts for 6 weeks. He has been the star of Rock in Japan for 3 years in a row. He also wrote the music for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F  and Daily Life with Monster Girls. Yoyoyuppe is one of the premiere Japanese artists, and is internationally known for his skills.

After forming a group band in Ibaraki, with his desire to perform songs with “flat” perspective to his audiences, Yoyoyuppe begun his activity as vocaloid producer. He mad his major debut in Yamaha Music Communications. Some of his video performances are uploaded to Youtube and Nico Nico Douga, which already reached 10 million views.

Not only attended by music creators, also coming to Indonesia Comic Con 2016 is Tsuyoshi Nonaka. Nonaka has dedicated more than 25 years to toy designing and has been working in the Boy’s Toy Business at Bandai Co. LTD Japan. Nonaka is the original designer of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (a.k.a Kyoryu Sentai ZyuRanger) and Heisei Kamen Rider series (from Kuuga to W). He has also created a successful toy series-brand for adults in Japan called Chogokin-Damashii (a.k.a Soul of Chogokin) and recreated his childhood favorite character Mazinger Z as part of collectible die-cast robot toy series for collectors. Nonaka has provided mechanical designs for Mazinkaiser SKL, Shin Mazinger Shōgeki! Z-Hen.

The Schedule of Indonesia Comic Con 2016’s Guest Stars

Indonesia Comic Con 2016 will be held on October 1-2, 2016, in Jakarta Convention Center, Senayan, South Jakarta. For the first pre-sale period, the ticket will be priced at Rp 80,000 (about US$ 6 or £ 4.6) for a day ticket and Rp 150,000 (about US$ 11.4 or £ 8.6) for 2 days ticket. The first pre-sale period was set on July 11 to August 20, 2016. The second pre-sale period set in August 21 to September 28, 2016, set the price of Rp 90,000 (about US$ 6.8 or £ 5.2) for a day ticket and Rp 170,000 (about US$ 12.9 or £ 9.8) for 2 days ticket. You also can buy the ticket on the spot with Rp 120,000 (about US$ 9.1 or £ 6.9) for a day ticket and Rp 200,000 (about US$ 15.1 or £ 11.5) for 2 days ticket.

The VIP packages also available. The details are as follows:

Exclusive VIP Pass @ Rp 1,300,000 (about US$ 98.4 or £ 74.9 limited to 20 pax):

  1. Early Entry at 9am
  2. Two-days pass at ICC 2016
  3. VIP Lanyard & Badge
  4. Invitation to Opening Ceremony and Opening Act
  5. Reserved seating at stage area
  6. Photo-ops and signings fast lane
  7. ICC T-Shirt Voucher
  8. Cocktail Reception with all ICC 2016 Guests
  9. Two token for prefered Guest photo-ops and signings (to be redeemed on 1 or 2 Oct 2016)

Platinum VIP Pass @ Rp 800,000: (about US$ 60.5 or £ 46.1; limited to 200 pax)

  1. Early Entry at 9am
  2. Two-days pass at ICC 2016
  3. VIP Lanyard & Badge
  4. Invitation to Opening Ceremony and Opening Act
  5. ICC T-Shirt Voucher
  6. Photo-ops and signings fast lane
  7. One token for preferred guest photo-ops and signings (to be redeemed on 1 or 2 Oct 2016)

Cocktail Reception Pass @ Rp 700,000: (about US$ 53 or £ 40.3; limited to 50 pax)

  1. Cocktail Reception on 30 September 2016 with all ICC 2016 Guests
  2. Two Days Pass at ICC 2016
  3. One Token for prefered guest photo-ops and signings (to be redeemed on 1 or 2 Oct 2016)

VIP Special Packages can be purchased through Indonesia Comic Con 2016 official site.

The Indonesian Anime Times | The information provided are the views of the provider of the press release and does not represent the views of KAORI Nusantara and The Indonesian Anime Times


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