Japan Pop Culture Festival

Saturday 16 January 2021
11 AM - 6 PM
Queen's Theatre, Adelaide
Event Announcement

We are pleased to announce that AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival has been rescheduled to Saturday 16 January 2021 from 11am-6pm at Queen's Theatre, Adelaide.

Following advice from SA Health, we have ensured that our festival is compliant with all current restrictions. We would like all patrons, volunteers and participants to rest assured that we have taken the utmost precautions to place health and safety at the forefront of our event.
This includes:

  • Hand sanitiser available;

  • A dedicated cleaning team throughout the event;

  • Masks available for all volunteers upon request;

  • Social distancing markers;

  • Details of all attendees collected for the purpose of contact tracing only;

  • The presence of COVID marshals;

  • Strict venue capacity enforced.

All tickets that were purchased for the original date of Saturday 21 November 2020 will be valid for Saturday 16 January 2021.

Ticket sales will resume shortly. Pre-purchased tickets are STRICTLY LIMITED, with 80% of tickets already sold. Tickets will be available for purchase at the event, subject to capacity. Please pre-purchase your tickets so you don't miss out.

On behalf of the AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival team and Japan Australia Friendship Association JAFA in Adelaide, we'd like to thank you for your patience and ongoing support. We can't wait to see you on Saturday 16 January for a day of all things Japan pop culture!

Adelaide's very own Japan Pop Culture Festival!


  • Japanese beer and bbq
  • Live music and performances
  • Workshops
  • Maid Cafe
  • Local Adelaide artists
  • Announcement of the winners of the 2020 Short Anime Film and 4-Koma Manga competitions
  • plus MORE!
Festival Program
Check the schedule to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the amazing things to see and do.
Full list of events >
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Festival Floor Plan
With so many amazing attractions make sure you get lost!
Download Festival Floor Plan
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Showcase yourself!
Are you a singer, musician or dancer?
The AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival plays host to a variety of performances and entertainment throughout the day.
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Got something to sell?
Apply for a stall!
Whether you're a local Adelaide artist or a food stallholder, we want you!
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Get Involved
Volunteer Now!
The festival is made possible through the help of volunteers. Volunteering is a great way to learn some new skills, gain experience and make friends.
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Short Anime Film Competition
Submit a short anime film for a
chance to win a trip to Japan!
Learn more >
(1) 'Different Yet The Same' by Stella A
4-Koma Manga Competition
Submit a 4-Koma Manga for a
chance to win $300 cash!
Learn more >
Special Thanks To Our Supporters
AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival is brought to you by the Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA). 
Supported by a grant from the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.
Festival Info
Queens Theatre Playhouse Ln &, Gilles Arcade, Adelaide SA 5000

Saturday, 21 November 2020

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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