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by J.D.Wen (subscribe)
I'm based in Singapore with interests in classical music, art & culture related talks, art fairs, ceramics, walking tour, food, travel, photography, pet dogs, fashion, sustainability and urban farming. Contact me at culturedcreaturelover@gmail.com
Published September 9th 2017
An event not to be missed for anime lovers
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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).

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Tiger Mask and Jushin Thunder Liger


Takahiro Baba
The CEO of VisualArts will share his insights of the visual novel creative industry to fans.

Poppin' Party
New to CharaExpo 2017 is Poppin' Party, the all-girl band from popular anime series Bang!

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Poppin' Party


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.

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Akira Ito


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.

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Eren Titan


Kemono Friends
These ladies are voice actresses:
- Serval / CV.Yuka Ozaki
- Fennec / CV.Kana Motomiya
- Araiguma / CV.Saki Ono

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Kemono Friends


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.

Johnny Lau
Meet the creator of Mr. Kiasu in person! He just launched his new book. Autograph session will be held from 1.15pm to 2pm.

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Johnny Lau - the author of Mr. Kiasu


CharaExpo Mascots
Grab a chance to create wonderful snapshots with the unique and cute mascots! These mascots will be touring the venue at selected timings so do look out for them on the event days!

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CharaExpo Mascots


For a full list of participating artist, please click here. For a full schedule, please check it now.

The first 5,000 attendees will receive an exclusive an event exclusive clear file and a brand new Cardfight!! Vanguard & Future Card Buddyfight fanbook!

Ticket price starts from $8. Get your ticket now.
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When: 9-10 September 2017
Where: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Halls 404-406. 1 Raffles Boulevard Suntec City Singapore 039593
Cost: $8
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