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Published September 9th 2017
An event not to be missed for anime lovers
Caption L - R: Voice Actress Ayasa Ito from Poppin'Party, Jushin Thunder Liger, Kenji Shinoda, Ambassador of Japan to Singapore, Takaaki Kidani, CEO and President of Bushiroad Inc and Hisanori Yoshida "Yoppy", host from Nippon Broadcasting System
CharaExpo returns for its third edition following a success last year with a record turnout of 19,000 attendees. Held from September 9 to 10, it's conveniently located at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. The festival consists of three main components; the Trading Card Game arena, Exhibitions and the Main Stage.
Fans of anime, games and cosplay can get up-close and personal with their favourite stars and musical talents and content creators behind their favourite animes and manga.
Here is the list of artists and entertainers that you wouldn't want to miss:
Tiger Mask and Jushin Thunder Liger
Legendary pro wrestlers Jushin Thunder Liger and Tiger Mask are present at CharaExpo 2017. Fans could participate in the NJPW Autograph Session at the Mini Stage from 5:45pm until 6:30pm by purchasing any New Japan Pro-Wrestling merchandise at A!SMART x AMUSE booth (B01).
Hisanori Yoshida Yoppy who works for Nippon Broadcasting System is one of the most famous otaku in the broadcasting industry in Japan. He is the emcee for this event.
Akira Ito The manga artist from Japan is the creator of Cardfight!!Vanguard comic book series, as well as an illustrator for some of the most well-recognised unit cards in the Cardfight!! Vanguard trading card game.
MYTH & ROID The group is a contemporary creative unit revolving around the producer, Tom-H@ck. The group is known internationally for their awesome sound, catchy melody and astonishing vocal performance. It's their first time performing in Singapore.
Erin Titan Snap a selfie with the giant size inflatable balloon.
Card Game Tournaments
In celebrating its 10th birthday, Bushiroad lines up the Bushiroad Championship Series 2017 Autumn Circuit. Winners of the Cardfight!! Vanguard and Future Card Buddyfight tournaments will get the opportunity to compete in the World Finals held in Tokyo.
Meet the creator of Mr. Kiasu in person! He just launched his new book. Autograph session will be held from 1.15pm to 2pm.