South-East Asia’s #1 ACG Event

Held across Asia since 2008, AFA – Anime Festival Asia is the largest and most followed J-Culture & ACG (Anime Comics Game) Festival in Southeast Asia.

In 2022, AFA – Anime Festival Asia had a record-breaking attendance of over 145,000 attendees. It has also been honoured as a Finalist for Outstanding Leisure Event by Singapore Tourism Board at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2023.

Delivering Festivals Across South-East Asia since 2008

#AFASG23 Thank you for celebrating 15 years of AFA Singapore with us!

Spot yourself in our 3-day highlight video, featuring the full version of this year’s theme song “Precious!” (featuring music by katz and vocals by Shikibu Meguri)!
See you again in 2024!

Upcoming Events

To see more upcoming events, head to sozo.sg

#AFACSF24

AFA Creators Super Fest 2024
27 & 28 July 2024
Singapore Expo Hall 3

#AFASG24

AFA Singapore 2024
Details to be announced

#AFAID25

AFA Indonesia 2025
5, 6, 7 June 2025
Jakarta Convention Center

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ANIME FESTIVAL ASIA - HISTORY

Organiser: SOZO, HoriPro International, Exsam Live, PGE, HT Entertainment
Date: 24, 25, 26 November 2022
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 130,000
Exhibitors: 220

Organiser: SOZO, HoriPro International, HT Entertainment, JAIC, Exsam Live, PGE
Date: 25, 26, 27 November 2022
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 145,000
Exhibitors: 221

Organiser: SOZO
Date: 5 & 6 December 2020
Venue: Live-streamed on AFA YouTube Channel
Views: 293,850

Organiser: SOZO, SOTSU, ZEPP Live Inc., Horipro International, Amuse Entertainment Singapore
Date: 29-30 November, 1 December 2019
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 120,000
Exhibitors: 168

Organiser: SOZO, SOTSU, ZEPP Live Inc., Horipro International, Amuse Entertainment Singapore
Date: 30 November, 1-2 December 2018
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 105,000
Exhibitors: 211

Organiser: SOZO, dentsu, ZEPP Live, SOTSU, Amuse Singapore, ASATSU-DK INC, avex asia
Date: 24, 25, 26 November 2017
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 96,000
Exhibitors: 170
Sponsors: 8

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Inc, Zepp Live, Amuse Entertainment Singapore
Date: 25, 26, 27 November 2016
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Attendees: 94,270
Exhibitors: 147
Sponsors: 9
Media Value: S$3,664,927

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Inc., Dentsu Inc
Date: 27, 28, 29 Nov 2015
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 90,669
Exhibitors: 161
Sponsors: 17
B2B Event: –
Media Value: S$1,843,529

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Inc., Dentsu Inc
Date: 5, 6, 7 Dec 2014
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 90,000
Exhibitors: Over 150
Sponsors: 27
B2B Event: Japan Pop Culture Now! (with JETRO)
Media Value: S$2,400,000

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Ent., Dentsu Inc
Date: 8, 9, 10 Nov 2013
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 85,000
Exhibitors: 144
Sponsors: 12
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$3,000,000

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Singapore
Date: 9, 12, 11 Nov 2012
Venue: Singapore Expo
Attendees: 83,000
Exhibitors: 93
Sponsors: 12
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$2,750,000

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Singapore
Date: 11,12,13 Nov 2011
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 82,000
Exhibitors: 93
Sponsors: 7
B2B Event: Cool Japan Forum
Media Value: S$2,500,000

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Singapore
Date: 12, 13, 14 Nov 2010
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 71,000
Exhibitors: 45
Sponsors: 4
B2B Event: Cool Japan Forum
Media Value: S$2,500,000

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Singapore & I-Promo
Date: 21, 22 & 23 Nov 2009
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 52,000
Exhibitors: 50
Sponsors: 3
B2B Event: Animation Asia Conference
Media Value: S$1,500,000

Organiser: Dentsu Singapore & I-Promo
Date: 22 & 23 Nov 2008
Venue: Suntec Singapore
Attendees: 29,000
Exhibitors: 30
Sponsors: 2
B2B Event: Anime Industry Seminar
Media Value: S$1,000,000

Organiser: SOZO, SOTSU, HORIPRO International
Date: 31 Aug, 1 Sep, 2 Sep 2018
Venue: Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE)
Attendees: 57,528
Exhibitors: 173

Organiser: SOZO, SOTSU, Zepp Live Ent, Dentsu Inc, Megindo, avex asia
Date: 18,19,20 Aug 2017
Venue: Jakarta International Expo
Attendees: 50,080
Exhibitors: 142
Sponsors: 5

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live, PK Entertainment, Megindo Group
Date: 16,17,18 September 2016
Venue: Jakarta International Expo
Attendees: 61,953
Exhibitors: 116
Sponsors: 5
Media Value: Rp 952,900,000

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Ent., PK entertainment, Megindo
Date: 25,26,27 September 2015
Venue: JI Expo
Attendees: 60,558
Exhibitors: 127
Sponsors: 12
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$310,775

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Ent., Marygops Studio, Megindo
Date: 15, 16, 17 Aug 2014
Venue:Jakarta Convention Centre
Attendees: 55,000
Exhibitors: 123
Sponsors: 16
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$1,500,000

Organiser: SOZO, Zepp Live Ent., Marygops Studio, Megindo
Date: 6, 7, 8 Sep 2013
Venue: Jakarta Convention Centre
Attendees: 53,000
Exhibitors: 80
Sponsors: 5
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$2,000,000

Organiser: SOZO, Dentsu Indonesia, Trilogy
Date: 1,2,3 Sep 2012
Venue: JI Expo
Attendees: 40,000
Exhibitors: 40
Sponsors:6
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$1,500,000

Organiser: SOZO, SOTSU, ASATSU-DK INC, Dentsu Inc
Date: 10 & 11 Jun 2017
Venue: Royal Paragon Hall, 5th Floor, Siam Paragon Shopping Center
Attendees: 30,000
Exhibitors: 51
Sponsors: 9
Media Value: THB18,655,562

Organiser: SOZO, avex asia, Dentsu Inc, Cos Com, DEX
Date: 19,20,21 August 2016
Venue: Royal Paragon Hall, 5th Floor, Siam Paragon Shopping Center
Visitors:55,000
Exhibitors: 77
Sponsors: 1
Media Value: 17,452,014 THB

Date: 30 April, 1, 2, 3 May 2015
Venue:Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre
Attendees:75,000
Exhibitors: 77
Sponsors: 7

Organiser: SOZO
Date: 22 & 23 July 2023
Venue: Singapore Expo Hall 5
Attendees: 28,229
Exhibitors: 35

Organiser: SOZO
Date: 26 & 27 October 2019
Venue: SMESCO Exhibition Hall

Organiser: SOZO
Date: 12 & 13 May 2018
Venue: Grand Ballroom Pullman Central Park Jakarta

Organiser: SOZO
Date: 9, 10 Jun 2012
Venue: Putra World Trade Centre
Attendees: 40,000
Exhibitors: 32
Sponsors: 6
B2B Event: N/A
Media Value: S$1,500,000