Get set to be electrified, as Malaysia’s most exciting and anticipated anime and Japanese pop culture convention – Animax Carnival Malaysia 2016 is back!

Organised by Asia’s top anime channel, Animax (Astro Channel 715), the carnival is set to bring local fans a slice of authentic Japanese culture for free with 2 days of anime-themed activities, held at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre Hall 2 and 3 on 26th and 27th March 2016 from 10am to 6pm daily.

Animax Carnival Malaysia 2016


Following a smashing success of more than 25,000 visitors during last year’s carnival, Animax is set to make this year’s carnival extravaganza even bigger and wilder with more thrills and excitement.

Animax Carnival 2016 will feature free live performances from 3 renowned ani-song artistes: angela, GARNiDELiA, and yanaginagi. Fans will be able to catch them perform hits from popular anime series and get up-close and personal with them during the fan meetings.

Animax Carnival Malaysia 2016 Live Performance Schedule
Click to enlarge (Source: Animax)

To get into the groove of these powerhouses’ amazing performance before the real deal, tune in to Animax (Astro Channel 715) during the date and time featured below:

  1. MEKAKUCITY ACTORS: Every Friday, 8pm. 
Featuring GARNiDELiA’s “DAZE” as the opening theme song
  2. K: RETURN OF KINGS: Every Monday, 8pm
. Featuring angela’s “KIZUNA” as the ending theme song
  3. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU: Every Monday to Friday, 5:30pm. Featuring yanaginagi’s “Yukitoki” featured as the opening theme song

The search for Malaysia’s best cosplayer continues with the return of the annual Animax Cosplay Competition. Like past years, Animax will set the stage for cosplay aficionados from all across Malaysia to showcase their costume-making talents and emulation of their favourite anime characters. Participants will stand a chance to win exciting prizes such as Sony XperiaTM Z5 and Sony PlayStation 4.

The Animax Cosplay Competition will be held on 26th March 2016, 1pm at the carnival. Below are the registration details for the competition:

  • Online Registration: 20th February to 18th March 2016 here
  • Walk-In Registration: 26th March 2016, 9am to 10:30am

For more information on the Animax Carnival Malaysia 2016, hit up their website or Facebook page.

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