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AnimeGO!

Japan Pop Culture Festival

Saturday 21 Nov
11 AM - 6 PM
Queen's Theatre, Adelaide
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

AnimeGO!

Japan Pop Culture Festival

Saturday 21 Nov
11 AM - 6 PM
Queen's Theatre, Adelaide
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
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What's On!
AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival

The AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival mission is to showcase cultural elements of Japan with a pop culture twist. Key aspects of Japanese Pop Culture include anime, manga, food, music and fashion. We aim to build a better understanding of Japanese culture to our local audience. Changing the common misconceptions of what Japan can offer.

Festival Guide:

Festival Floor Plan:

*all events are subject to change.

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Short Anime Film Competition
Award Ceremony
Main Stage

The Short Anime Film Competition is a competition on the innovative use of the cultural theme. The winner of the competition will receive $2000 towards a trip to Japan!

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Go! Talks
Main Stage

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

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Eltambo Taiko Performance
Main Stage

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

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4-Koma Manga Competition
Award Ceremony
Main Stage

The 4-Koma Manga competition is an opportunity for budding artists to get creative and get seen! Judged by a panel comprised of industry professionals the winner will receive a cash prize of $300!

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Decoden Workshop
Workshop Area

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan

Tickets $10 - Buy Now!

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Hints and Spices Workshop
Workshop Area

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY - Register Now!

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Japan Fashion Parade
Main Stage
Sign-in

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY

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DJ Gloomy
Main Stage

DJ Gloomy is an Adelaide local who is into pastel colours, mermaids and Pokémon. She started listening to Japanese music at 14, and now it’s her favourite thing to play!

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Dance Dance Revolution Competition
GO! Arcade

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

Registration closes 4.00 PM

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AnimeGO! Arcade & Karaoke
All Day

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY - Register Now!

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Live Artist Demonstration
Workshop Area

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY - Register Now!

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Stamp Rally
All Day - JAFA Desk

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

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Competition Exhibition
All Day - Exhibition Hall

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY

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Steamkittens Photography
All Day - Main Hall
Since 2013 Steamkittens has been one of the biggest names in Australian cosplay photography. Working his way around the country building a strong reputation, one con at a time, he has forged a new precedent in cosplay photography with his unique approach to lighting and colour, leaving a lasting impression and influence on the cosplay scene by bringing his design background into his images and compositions.

Steamkittens will be bringing his skills to

the festival - come dressed in your very best and pop by for a photo by this highly-esteemed Australian cosplay photographer!

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AnimeGO! Raffle
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Announcement - Main Stage

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

Tickets 1 for $2, 3 for $5 or 7 for $10.

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DJ Shibuya-Bun
All Day - Side Alley

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY - Register Now!

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Digital Media Reel
All Day - Exhibition Hall

Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA), the organisation behind AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival, is non-profit and volunteer-run, aiming to promote social and cultural friendship between Australia and Japan.

FREE ACTIVITY - Register Now!

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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