SCOOP: Japan Pop Culture Festival

A major Japan Pop Culture Festival will be organized in Osaka this October, JAPANESE STREETS has learned today.

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CosplayThe event has not been officially announced yet and the exact program is not known, but is expected to be huge.

Plans include a cosplay event, personal CD anime contest, visual kei live concert, a fashion event as well as other events, JAPANESE STREETS was told.

The organizing committee will start operations next month and intends to invite contributions to the personal CD anime contest from “all over Asia”.

As a promotional event for this festival, a cosplay meeting will be held at Osaka’s Kansai International Airport on May 17. This will take place at the Aeroplaza and two other locations at the airport. Truly a dream location for serious cosplayers.

The event will be organized by Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture and Kansai International Airport.

We will keep you posted when we learn more. Remember, you heard it here first!

Kjeld Duits About the Author

Inspired by the stunningly creative street fashion that exploded on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka in the late 1990’s, photo-journalist Kjeld Duits launched JAPANESE STREETS in 2002. This makes JS one of the first fashion blogs on the net, and the very first to cover Japanese street fashion.

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i love japan i dream someday go overthere and i want to learn more about your languge and please pass an ideas about how i get to dress & hairdo arigato gozaima

fatima tobias
Mar 13, 2008 (5070 days ago)

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