Animax, Asia’s first channel specialising in Japanese animation will be bringing its annual flagship event, the Animax Carnival, back to Malaysia!
Viewers and fans will be treated to 2 days of fun-filled anime-themed activities at Sunway Convention Centre on 28th and 29th March 2015, 10am to 8pm. And the best part of it all is that the admission to the carnival is free!
Anime lovers can look forward to a bigger event this year with more exciting activities such as the sale of exclusive OO-Kun (the official channel mascot) merchandise and the inaugural Animax LIVE Concert that will feature three popular Japanese ani-song artistes – May’n, Mami Kawada and ELISA, performing in an engaging 2-hour concert.
The concert will feature a spectacular performance from all three artistes. Fans can look forward to them singing to familiar tunes from popular Animax titles such as “The irregular magic highschool”, “VALVRAVE The Liberator”, “Tokyo Ravens”, “Accel World”, “Inari, Kon Kon, Koi Iroha”, and “Hayate The Combat Butler”.
Deets of the Animax LIVE Concert are as follows:
- Date: 29th March 2015 (Sunday)
- Time: 3pm – 5pm
- Venue: Sunway Convention Centre
- Ticketing: RM20 per ticket
Note: Tickets to the concert will be at a special launch price of only RM20, and can be purchased via Ticketpro starting 5th March 2015.
Animax Cosplay Competition
Animax Carnival Malaysia 2015 will see the return of the acclaimed Animax Cosplay Competition for cosplay lovers! Cosplayers can once again showcase their costume-making talents and emulation of their favourite anime characters with a range of realistic costumes and gravity-defying anime hairstyles to thrill visitors.
This year, the competition will feature 2 categories, a solo category on 28th March, and a group category on 29th March, both happening at 10:30am to 12pm.
Participants will stand a chance to win cash and exciting prizes such as a Sony PlayStation 4, a Sony Compact Camera and Sony Hi-res Stereo Headphones worth more than US$1,000.
Exciting activities, exclusive OO-Kun, and anime merchandise
This year, Animax Carnival Malaysia will officially launch a series of merchandise of the cute and cuddly channel mascot OO-Kun, such as the official plush toy, luggage tag, and water tumbler. Fans will also be able to purchase a wide variety of exclusive and original anime merchandise from Animax favorites such as Fairy Tail and Hunter x Hunter at the carnival.
Another highlight of the event is the Carnival Game Zone, where visitors will get to try their hands on traditional Japanese-themed games and win prizes. Fans will also witness their favourite anime scenes being brought to life through the Experience Zone and Anime Art Gallery.
For more details, visit the official Animax Carnival Malaysia website or their Facebook page. Animax Asia is also on Twitter and fans can join in the conversation via the official hashtag, #AnimaxCarnivalMY.