Upcoming Announced Events

AFA Creators Super Fest 2024

AFA Creators Super Fest was launched for the first time in Singapore in July 2023, and is returning again this 27 & 28 July 2024 at Singapore Expo Hall 3!

AFA CSF is a communited-focused festival where established creators come together to exchange insights, share their experiences and inspire budding creators. Step into a world where your passions come to life!

AFA Indonesia 2025

After Anime Festival Asia’s success comeback in Jakarta, Indonesia from 3rd to 5th May 2024, AFA Indonesia will return again from 6th to 8th June 2025 at Jakarta Convention Center!

Stay tuned to exciting announcements!

About Anime Festival Asia

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) is a convention that unites Japanese pop culture fans across South East Asia by showcasing the latest and most current trends direct from Japan.

Since its inception in 2008, AFA has delivered over 15 years of stellar festival experiences, making it the premier Japan Pop Culture convention in the region.

JAPAN POP CULTURE. NOW!

AFA connects fans with their favourite or undiscovered facets and trends of Japanese Pop Culture, including but not limited to:

Anime
Manga & Novels
Games
Illustrative Arts
Performance Arts
Cosplay
Music
Fashion & subcultures
Virtual avatars & experience
Unique Merchandise
Food & Beverages
Niche Travel Destinations

& MORE!

AFA's Official Mascots

Introducing the faces of AFA, Seika and AFAkun are AFA’s beloved mascots who appear in our events’ key visuals.
Learn more about them below!

Seika

Introduced in 2014, Seika is Anime Festival Asia’s official mascot. She is seen in the key visual of every AFA as well as other regional events such as AFA Creators Super Fest and AFA Station. Seika’s trademark is her bright pink twintail hairstyle. She is illustrated by many popular artists around the world for AFA’s different events!

AFAkun

AFAkun is Anime Festival Asia’s official character mascot and is often seen in key visuals and merchandise collaterals. AFAkun’s trademarks would be his striking red colour suit, the “A” on his chest and his headphones.

What you can expect at AFA!

There’s something for everyone at Anime Festival Asia! Concerts, Day Stage, Akiba Stage, Exhibitors, Cosplayers, Idols and more.  AFA offers different ticket tiers for each event, take a look below to learn more!

Exhibition

The latest Anime, Manga, & other Japanese pop culture trends are showcased within the exhibition hall.

Day Stage

Day Stage features various guest talk shows, premiere screenings, and exclusive contents from Japan.

Concert

Concert features the top Anisong artistes, popular singers and musicians direct from Japan.

Exclusives*

Exclusive events for fans to get up close and personal with Japanese pop culture stars & celebrity cosplayers.

*Separate tickets required. Does not grant access to AFA.

Ticket Tiers

E Exhibition Only Ticket
E + S Exhibition + Stage Ticket
E + S + C Exhibition + Stage + Concert Ticket

Exhibition Zones

An all-in-one showcase of Japanese Pop Culture!
Check out what’s in store in AFA’s Exhibition Hall.

Our massive exhibition hall is home to everything Japan Pop Culture!

From showcases of the latest anime titles, to exhibitions of the biggest names, AKIBA TOWN offers merchandise, services, immersive interactions for fans to support their favourites, learn about new trends, upcoming releases and have fun doing so!

Located in our exhibition hall, AKIBA STAGE is where regional talents shine amongst showcase performances of renowned titles to a captive audience.

Passion burns brightly through non-stop sessions alternating between song, dance, DJs, and more!

CREATORS HUB is a dedicated by fans, for fans community area within AFA’s exhibition hall.

Renowned creators that include illustrators, crafters and more, will exhibit their self-published products of fan merchandise for fellow fans.

COSPLAY HUB is a dedicated area for regional cosplayers to exhibit their self-produced cosplayer merchandise, as well as organise their own meet and greet sessions with fans.

What is culture without the flavours and textures related to it?

At FOOD STREET, the booths lined up offer a wide range of hearty snacks or light bites for those who want a taste of Japan. Traditional, fusion or even novelty trends, all is welcome here.

With the rise of gaming as an interest and bonding activity, AFA has created a new zone dedicated to all things related to games.

Here you will find a stage for showcase and friendly play, as well as the latest editions of beloved titles and indie games. Join us at GameOn!

Day Stage

Guest talk shows, premiere screenings, and exclusive contents!

DAY STAGE is set in a hall of its own, with seats for an exclusive and comfortable experience.

This stage is where the biggest names in the industry feature the work that goes into their latest titles, hold premiere screenings, special showcases and dialogues to engage with fans.

I Love Anisong Concert

A celebration of Japanese Pop music and artistes!

Created in 2009, this brand is unique to SOZO. “Anisong” is a coined word popularised by AFA to celebrate “anime songs” within the region and was created to establish AFA’s concert component.

Since then, it has brought in the largest amount of Japanese music artistes in Asia for nights of rousing performances.

Besides “I Love Anisong”, AFA’s concert component has also hosted music labels and exclusive themed concerts where the line-up and song list is curated for a most exhilarating experience.

Exclusives

Special events for fans!

Besides its main event pillars, AFA also provides rare opportunities for fans to meet Japanese pop culture stars & celebrity cosplayers up close, where fans can participate in autograph and Q&A sessions!

Merchandising

Special events for fans!
AFASHOP is a one-stop anime boutique where fans can shop for anime figurines by KOTOBUKIYA, exclusive anime goods, cosplayer collectibles, artiste merchandise, and more.

AFASHOP ships worldwide! Start shopping with us now!

Contact us to explore opportunities!

General inquiries: [email protected]

For exhibitors/sponsors: [email protected]

For media inquiries:       [email protected]

Japanese contact (日本語): [email protected] 

AFA Media advertising: [email protected]

Official Website: animefestival.asia 

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SINGAPORE OFFICE

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Tel:  (+65) 6471 4011

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