Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2016 Announced I Love Anisong Artists and Guest Stars List

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Anime Festival Asia Indonesia (AFAID 2016), the biggest Japanese pop culture event in Asia, has announced their performers, 4 anime features, 4 film features, 7 guest cosplayers, and many more. AFAID 2016 will be held on Friday to Monday, September 16 to 18, 2016, at Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran. This event will be the 5th AFAID to be held in Jakarta. Last year, this event succesfully attracted more than 60,000 visitors.

COSPLAYER GUEST STARS

Seven foreign cosplayer guests will greet their fans in Anime festival Asia Indonesia (AFAID): Julia from Taiwan, Kaname★ and Reika from Japan, Siu Tao from Hong Kong, Ying Tze from Malaysia, and Baozi & Hana from China. Detailed information about the guests are available on the next page. The guest cosplayers will make an appearance on the main stage on Saturday, September 17.

ARCC INDONESIA

AFA Regional Cosplay Championship (shortened as ARCC) is an International Cosplay Competition held by AFA which consists of the best local cosplay artists. These cosplayers will compete with each other on stage to determine the best cosplay performance. The championship will take place on the main stage on Sunday, September 18. Any cosplayers who are interested to participate can register through http://animefestival.asia/afaid16/project/arcc-indonesia/

AFA CAFE – NEW THEME, NEW ATMOSPHERE

AFA’s honorable Maid & Butler will be back with a new theme: School Uniform. Come and join us in a classroom-styled restaurant, accompanied by your favorite waiter or waitress. In this AFAID, AFA cafe will present new members of good looking Maid & Butler. Also, come and meet Hitomi, a maid from @home café, Japan.

FOUR FEATURED ANIMES AND THEIR SPECIAL GUEST STARS

AFAID 2016 will present 4 featured animes this year: High School Fleet, Kabaneri of the Iron FortressKuromukuro, and Qualidea Code.

For High School Fleet anime, some guest stars that will be present are seiyuu Atsumi Tanezaki and Nozomi Furuki. Also present will be the series creator Takaaki Suzuki. The anime will be featured on the main stage on Saturday, September 17.

For Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, the seiyuu of Ayame Yomogawa, Maaya Uchida is presented as guest star. The anime will be featured on the main stage on Saturday, September 17.

For Kuromukuro, Talented seiyuu Yohei Azakami will meet his fans in Indonesia. Yohei Azakami voiced Kennosuke Tokisada Ouma, the main character in that series. The anime will be featured on the main stage on Saturday, September 17.

For Qualidea Code session, Seiyuu Chika Anzai will be present on stage. The session will take place on the main stage on Friday, September 16.

MOVIES SCREENING – KIZUMONOGATARITEKKETSU AND NEKKETSU

© NISIOISIN/KODANSHA, ANIPLEX, SHAFT

In this AFAID 2016 event, the first and second part of KIZUMONOGATARI film trilogy, Tekketsu and Nekketsu will be screened. Written by NISIOISIN, KIZUMONOGATARI is to be adapted into a trilogy: “Tekketsu”, “Nekketsu”, and “Reiketsu”. Brought to you by the renowned director Akiyuki Simbo and studio SHAFT, the creators of the MONOGATARI anime series and Puella Magi Madoka Magica, this is the origin of the “story of apparitions” depicted in BAKEMONOGATARI. This is also the first time for “Nekketsu” part to be screened outside Japan. The films will be screened on the main stage on Sunday, September 18.

SPECIAL SCREENING – ZUTTO MAE KARA SUKI DESHITA KOKUHAKU JIKKO IINKAI

Confession Executive Committee – Love Series- ‘Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita’ © HoneyWorksMovie

Also first time in Indonesia, there will be a screening for Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita Kokuhaku Jikko linkai produced by the creator unit HoneyWorks. This movie tells the story of Sakuraoka High third year student Natsuki Enomoto, who has a crush on her childhood friend Yū Setoguchi. Not being honest with her feelings, she asked him to help her ‘practice’ confessing love. Whilst continuing to hide her feelings, Natsuki gets asked out on a date by her classmate Koyuki Ayase. Will Natsuki be able to get past her ‘practices’ and move on to the real confession!? In this movie, HoneyWorks’ songs ‘Kokuhaku Yoko Renshuu’, ‘Hatsukoi no E-hon’ and ‘Yakimochi no Kotae’ will be used as the central theme of this project. The film will be screened on the main stage on Sunday, September 18.

SPECIAL SCREENING – MY LOVE STORY!!

© Aruko,Kazune Kawahara/Shueisha ©2015 Movie “Ore Monogatari!!” Production Committee

Takeo Goda (Ryohei Suzuki) is a high school student 2 meters tall and weighing more than 100 kg. He has a righteous character. The male students adore him, but female students do not like him. All of the girls Takeo likes prefer his handsome friend Makoto Sunakawa (Kentaro Sakaguchi).

One day, Takeo saved a female high school student Rinko Yamato (Mei Nagano) from a pervert on the train. Takeo falls in love with her at first sight. He feels Rinko likes Makoto, but Makoto isn’t the one she likes. The movie will be screened on the main stage on Friday, September 16.

SPECIAL SCREENING – IA LIVE CONCERT IN JAPAN: PARTY A GO-GO

The latest Vocaloid sensation, IA‘s first solo concert film IA First Live Concert in JAPAN : PARTY A GO-GO will have its Indonesian Premiere! “IA” is a virtual artist brought to life as part of the VOCALOID™3 with its synthesizing technology, and IA-related videos have collectively garnered more than 100 million views online. Experience the hottest entertainment export from Japan on the main stage, Sunday, September 18!

SPECIAL SHOWCASE GUEST: 10JINACTOR (TENJINACTOR)

They emerged through an audition-reality-show which was broadcasted by FBS Fukuoka Broadcasting on Wednesdays in July 2014, and its 10 audition winners formed 10JINACTOR, the IKEMEN (handsome) entertainment group. Now they have grown up as the most popular boys group around Kyushu neighborhood area in Japan! Catch this group on the main stage on Friday, September 16.

SPECIAL TALKSHOW GUEST – TOMOMI ITANO

Initial member of idol group AKB48 and Team K, she has also been active as an exclusive model of fashion magazine cawaii!. In August 2013, Tomomi Itano graduated from AKB48 after 8 years of being an initial member and started performing as solo artist in earnest.

Her debut single Dear J sold 16.3 million copies in the first week of release and won a second place in Oricon weekly singles sales ranking. Tomomi Itano became the top female solo artist that has a record of 15 million copies sold in the first week of release since Flavor of Life (Hikaru Utada) in 2007.

Most recently, her first Asia tour “Tomomi Itano ASIA TOUR 2016 supported by DMM.com” ended with great success, reaching to fans in Shanghai, Hongkong, Beijing and Tokyo.

I LOVE ANISONG CONCERT

This year, I Love Anisong Concert will be held in a bigger venue, supported with adequate acoustic and better sound system in Hall C3 area of JI Expo. Alisa Takigawa and motsu X KAYA will come to I Love Anisong concert replacing Eir Aoi, who cancelled her performance because of health issue.

Ticket Classification

Ticket Price per day Privileges
EXHIBITION Rp. 100.000 ·     Entry into AFAID16 main exhibition grounds.

·     Does not grant access to Main Stage or I LOVE ANISONG concerts.

EXHIBITION + DAY STAGE Rp. 225.000 ·     Entry into AFAID16 main exhibition grounds.

·     Full access to exclusive main stage activities and content.

·     Does not grant access to I LOVE ANISONG concerts.

CONCERT GA Rp. 650.000 ·     General admission access to I LOVE ANISONG concert.

·     Entry into AFAID16 main exhibition grounds.

·     Full access to exclusive main stage activities and content.

CONCERT VIP Rp. 1.250.000 ·     VIP PREMIUM access to I LOVE ANISONG concert.

·     Autograph chance for one I LOVE ANISONG artiste of day purchased. (2 day VIP package is entitled to one autograph chance for one artiste performing on 16 Sept and one autograph chance for one artiste performing on 17 Sept.)

·     1 x LUMICA lightstick per day purchased.

·     Entry into AFAID16 main exhibition grounds.

·     Full access to exclusive main stage activities and content.

Tickets will be sold in several stages. For more information, http://animefestival.asia/afaid16/tickets/

Any companies, prospective sponsors, or tenants who wants to contribute in AFAID 2016 can contact event organizer through afapartner@sozo.sg. For those who want to rent a booth can also contact the organizer in the same email. Avaibility of these booths are limited.

ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA INDONESIA 2016 EVENT ORGANIZER PROFILE

About SOZO

Tapping on Japan’s diverse wealth of entertainment content, SOZO has positioned itself to be the ‘bridge’, connecting Japan to SE Asia – by showcasing quality concerts, engaging retail experiences and creating meaningful online engagement to audiences and businesses across South East Asia.

Established in 2009, SOZO entertainment is the platform for Anime Festival Asia, I Love Anisong, J-LiVE ASIA, Japan Music Festival, and many more. Other SOZO projects are J-Pop artist solo concerts like Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, May’n, Moshi-Moshi Nippon 2015 in Singapore, Miku Expo in Jakarta, Funan Anime Matsuri, and many more. In 2014 SOZO merged with Japanese Talent Management Hripro. In 2015, SOZO collaborate with a Japanese record label Sony Music Entertainment (Japan).

For more information about SOZO, visit www.sozo.sg.

About ZEPP Live

As an best international event promoter/organizer in japan, Zepp Live Inc experienced in organizing some big events like sport events, music festival like New Acoustic and @Jam in Japan, and other big concerts both for Japanese and overseas audiences.

For more information about ZEPP Live, visit http://www.zepp.co.jp

About PK Entertainment

Established in 2015, two founders of PK Entertainment, Peter Harjani and Kenny Harjani, is not an unfamiliar name in entertainment industry. Both of them are committed to give the best entertainment and live art performance for Indonesia audiences.

About Megindo Group

Megindo, a book publisher that focused on entertainment and pop culture industry since 1996, is proud to be part of AFAID organizer since the first enforcement. Megindo have 5 main magazines published, consist of Cinemags, Gamestation, Animonstar, Gadget+, and Kiddo. Megindo aim to be the best in everything that related to information and innovation, just like our company motto “Be the best to keep our clients and readers faithfulness by creating quality work and innovation”.

More information about the guest stars are available in the next page.

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