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.
Partially announced during AFAID16, the line-up for this year’s I Love Anisong Concert at Singapore’s Anime Festival Asia 2016 has finally been updated, along with their profile on the official site.
While the pricing have yet to be decided, the ticketing sales info can be viewed here for now.
From the official site:
Anisong legends and rising stars will electrify the stage at the Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2016 I Love Anisong concert from 25 ~ 27 November 2016 at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre. Japanese popular culture lovers can bask in the catchy tunes featured in their favourite animation series and more!
Announced during the end of the Anisong concert at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2016 yesterday, the artiste line-up that will be performing at the end of the year’s Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2106 has been revealed!
World’s first: One Punch Man Run
Hero for Fun in Singapore 2016
Global sensation Japanese animation comes to Singapore as part of Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2016!
One Punch Man Run: Hero for Fun, is the world’s first fun run themed after the Japanese hit animation sensation, “One Punch Man”. This event is presented by Avex Asia.
This event is part of the lineup of Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2016 (AFA SG 16), and it will happen on the 26th of November (Saturday) from 7am in the morning. The run village will be located at F1 Village and the route includes the road along F1 Pit Building and Nicoll Highway. In proximity is the venue of AFA SG 16 at Suntec City Convention Center.
In a month’s time, Penang Anime Matsuri 2016 will begin, with it comes a trio of anime movies to be screened during the course of the event!
These movies will be screened within the auditorium in Dewan Sri Pinang, the same area that will be used for the stage events during the two days. =w=