AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival is brought to you by the Japan Australia Friendship Association (JAFA)
 

Events

Things to see

Live performances from local talents ABK Crew, Ann Jackson, Rhythmnesia and Futura.. 

ALL DAY | FREE

PERFORMANCES

A display of the 4-Koma Manga competition finalists. Artwork inspired by the theme Hachiko.

ALL DAY | FREE

4-KOMA MANGA DISPLAY

Renowned manga artist Queenie Chan will speak on Manga, Anime, Gaming and the Future of Drawing. Other local speakers include Dr. Shoko Yoneyama and Glenda Grande.

Queenie Chan - 6.15pm

Dr. Shoko Yoneyama - 5.30pm

Visual Kai - 7.15pm

Japanese Pop: A Rebellion - 7.45pm

FREE

GUEST TALKS

The announcement and presentation for the annual Short Anime Film and 4-Koma Manga competitions.

4pm-6pm | FREE

AWARD CEREMONY

Exclusive screening of this year's short anime film competition entries, as well as previous year's entries.

1pm & 3.10pm | FREE

SHORT ANIME FILM SCREENINGS

Be amazed by Adelaide's adorable Japanese Lolita Community.

12.50pm - 1.20pm | FREE

LOLITA PARADE

A selection of Adelaide's best local Japanese inspired artists

12pm-6pm | $

ARTIST STALLS

An up close and personal opprtunity to watch an artist draw and 

Live Artist Demonstrations

Sheydedart - 5.45pm

Redenne - 6.25pm

FREE

ARTIST PANELS & DEMONSTRATIONS

Come listen to some of Adelaide's best local artists, as well industry professionals.

Local Artist Panel - 1.30pm - 2pm

FREE

ARTIST PANELS

Things to do

Indulge in mouth watering Yakitori

ALL DAY | $

JAPANESE BBQ

Having worked with international cosplayers such as Yaya Han, Jessica Nigri, Kamui, Leeanna Vamp, Stella Chu and more. Steamkittens will be bringing his skills to the AnimeGO! Japan Pop Culture Festival 2019 - come dressed in your very best and pop by for a photo by this highly-esteemed Australian cosplay photographer!

ALL DAY | FREE

STEAM KITTENS PHOTOGRAPHY

Enter our official AnimeGO! festival raffle to have the opportunity to win one of our many amazing prizes from our supporters.

Tickets $2 or 3 for $5.

12pm - 6.30pm* | $
* announcement at 7pm

ANIMEGO RAFFLE

For those that just want to relax, come join the AnimeGO! team by the bar for some Asahi!

ALL DAY | $

IZAKAYA (BAR)

For those looking for something abit 'magical', come visit our very own Maid Cafe, where you can indulge in sweets and games with our maids and butlers.

12pm - 4pm | $

DREAM SWEET

MAID CAFE

Play some of Japan's favourite rhythm games such as Dance Dance Revolution and challenge for the top score.


ALL DAY | $

RHYTHM GAMES

For those that are part of the A.R.M.Y. or just love J-Pop and/or K-Pop, come along and join ABK as they dance to all your favourite tracks.

SESSION 1 - 6.15pm | FREE

SESSION 2 - 6.55pm | FREE

DANCE WORKSHOP
(hosted by ABK Crew)

Make sure to try AnimeGO!'s own kawaii sweets including character themed macaroons and lolly bags.

ALL DAY | $

JAFA SWEETS

Think you have the best outfit. 

Join our cosplay competition.

Judges include; JustZ Cosplay, Dad's Cosplay Workbench and Ei8htBit Cosplay

Pre-registration’s are now open and spots are limited.

Don't delay – pre-registration closes 19 October 2019, spots are limited.

Pre-registration form

2.35 PM - 3.05 PM (Register by 1PM) | FREE

COSPLAY COMPETITION

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