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A Puppet Show at AFA16

Another series has been revealed as the Featured Not-Anime at Anime Festival Asia 2016, along with a special guest, the (in)famous Urobutcher!

This series is not actually an anime, but a hand-puppet show using Taiwanese dolls with collaboration from Japanese companies including GSC and Nitroplus… 


Thunderbolt Fantasy: Sword Seekers

There was once a great war, fought between the armies of the demon world and the human world. To show their superior power, the humans forged a great number of weapons with limitless power known as Shinkai Makai (Magical tools commanded by the gods).


Guest Cosers of AFA16

Various well-known cosplayers from around Asia region has come together as guests for Anime Festival Asia 2016, many of them regular attendees from past AFA events too. 


Excerpt from the official Facebook page:

Calling all cosplay lovers! Do not miss this star studded line-up of International cosplay heavy weights coming to Singapore this November for AFA Singapore 2016!!! Angie (MY), Baozi & Hana (CN), Enako (JP), KANAME✩ (JP), Mon (TW), Reika (JP), stayxxxx (TW) and Ying Tze (MY)!!


A Class Full of Assassins at AFA16

Another series has been revealed as the Featured Anime at Anime Festival Asia 2016, along with a special guest, the seiyuu of one of the characters of the said series. 


Sword Art Online The Movie – Ordinal Scale –

A mysterious creature with the enormous power to disintegrate 70% of the moon suddenly appears and declares that he will destroy Earth by March of next year.

But until that time, for some reason the creature says that he will teach class 3-E (where misfit students end up) of Kunugigaoka Junior High School in Japan.


The Movie Art of an Online Sword at AFA16

Anime Festival Asia 2016 is getting closer and closer, with it a rush of info have finally begun to surface. First to announce is the featured anime movie of the ever popular Sword Art Online franchise…

Along came a couple of seiyuu who will make an appearance at the event itself!


Sword Art Online The Movie – Ordinal Scale –

The animated TV series “Sword Art Online” is based on author Reki Kawahara’s light novel (winner of the 15th Dengeki Novel Award Grand Prize) in which the protagonist Kirito fights to survive in the mysterious next-gen VRMMORPG called “Sword Art Online.”

Since the first volume of the novel was published in April 2009, the series has been extremely popular with cumulative sales exceeding 12.5 million units in Japan and 19 million worldwide.

Because of its popularity, the series has been adapted into two animated series, in addition to several games, comics and merchandise. In Spring 2017, “Sword Art Online The Movie – Ordinal Scale –“, a brand new original story written by Reki Kawahara, is set for a theatrical release. SAO fans around the world are anxiously anticipating its release.


Warring Factions of an Extella Fate

With all 16 Servants available to Fate/Extella all unveiled, it’s time to properly introduce the factions they are affiliated with, as the release date of the game drawing ever nearer.


Aiming to capture the Sectors on the Moon, the Nero faction and the Tamamo faction; To destroy all that is on the Moon, the Attila faction.

The clash between these three Servants and their respective factions is inevitable. Which faction will emerge victorious in the conquest?