Standing by the hill-side gazing over the Cool Culture of Otakuism!

Some More Guests and Event Guides for AFA15

Still more in line for the guests that will be making appearances at Anime Festival Asia 2015.


Tatsumi Yuiko

nob-c is a character designer and illustrator. He is known for his warmth in his illustrations and high attention to detail, with high proficiency in delicate graphics. He has worked on characters from multiple games and was the character designer for the lead characters in the 2015 anime Urawa no Usagi-chan. In Aquarion Logos that is currently airing in Japan, he is also involved the design of some of the enemy characters. Currently, he is mainly engaged in working on anime, and is one to look out for in future.

Mini stage appearance: Come meet nob-c!

When: 27 Nov 2015 (Fri)

Ticket access: ● Exhibition ● 

Official twitter page:



In the end of 2012 to 2013, they embarked on a live tour called “Tutorialism 4 + ASIA” performing in 6 locations all over Japan as well as locations in Asia for the first time ever. They performed their manzai and skits live in Sri Lanka, Singapore and Thailand.

In Sri Lanka, majority of the crowd was local (80-90%)


Sakurai Takamasa

Producer, Specially appointed professor of Hollywood Digital University, and Secretary General of International Otaku Expo Association.

He is currently on a mission of cultural diplomacy travelling through 27 countries and 150 cities around the world. He served various conference committee such as ministry of foreign affairs. And in 2009, He was entrusted by the ministry of foreign affair as kawaii ambassador.

Conducting cultural diplomacy through Japanese pop culture such as anime, fashion, music, etc. He is often invited by various countries as the guest for Japan related event around the world.

He also contributes to Newspaper, series of web magazine and others, He is also a radio personality, and a TV commentator.

Mini-Stage: Takamasa Sakurai‘s Japan Idol Frontline Review! ~Why Japnanese idols are being popular in the world?

The sudden rise of popularity for Japanese idol in the world, Takamasa Sakurai whom already met with idol group’s fans from all around the world will explain the reason why and how idol’s been loved by their fans through movies and photos.

There will also be video letter and movie screening from a famous idol group. A must see for Japanese idol fans coming to AFA! Japanese idol fans, let’s gather!

The stage schedule is out too. 


As well as the floor map and the exhibitors list…


Time to plan my runs between the exhibition halls, the cosplay area and the main stage…

Won’t be actively pursuing the mini stage though, but if I’m around when it’s happening I’ll take a look …


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