Thursday, 7 November 2013

Event Update: Anime Festival Asia 2013 Singapore

Event: Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2013
Organised By: Sozo, Dentsu
Date: 8th - 10th Nov 2013
Location: Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre

Looking forward to Anime Festival Asia (SG) tomorrow? Check out some of the offers that they will be having at the event!

(Note: These updates were gathered from AFA's Facebook as well as Sony's Facebook Pages)


Stage Events:

AFA Regional Cosplay Championships (ARCC)

The show starts on SUNDAY, 3pm onwards at the MAIN stage. 
First prize: $700 + a pair of 2-way tickets to Japan via ANA + 1 Canon EOS M camera 
Second prize: $500 + Canon IXUS 400 
Third prize: $300 + Canon IXUS 400 
You will need the E + S ticket ($20) to check out the stage show! 

Asia Kawaii Way and Marble Wonderland Fashion Show

Beautify yourself at the Asia Kawaii Way booth at AFA13!Check out the Marble Wonderland Fashion show happening at the MAIN STAGE, 4.00pm on SATURDAY.

Models featured in the show include: 217, Akiko Ishikawa, Alodia, Hikari Shina, Mayu Koike, Misako Aoki, miume, Natsumi Saito, Tenchim 

Performing artistes include: AMIAYA, Hachioji P, 

For full details check out:

SPACE DANDY Special Segment

SPACE DANDY Special Segment on the AFA Mini-stage featuring Junichi Suwada and Yurin to promote their Upcoming anime SPACE DANDY! 

Catch their stage segment on 9th November, Saturday at 4:30PM. 

Anime O-en Project! 

Coming to the AFA Mini Stage are the anime supporting girls of Anime O-en Project! 

They will be having a guest appearance on the the Mini-stage at the following timings: 

Friday - 4:00 PM
Sunday - 11:45 AM

Don't miss this chance to catch them live on stage! 


BABYMETAL is coming to AFA 2013 to promote their upcoming solo concert in Singapore! Check out their various activities at AFA 2013 below:


Don't miss this exclusive show by BABYMETAL on the AFA Main Stage~! Get ready a special stage show that only BABYMETAL can deliver!

MINI STAGE MEET & GREET* - 09.11.13 05.00PM

*Pre-sales Information! Purchase VIP (S$138) tickets to BABYMETAL’s (Dec 28) solo concert at the AFA SHOP during AFA 2013 to qualify for this special session! You will be given a exclusive pre-autographed postcard by BABYMETAL themselves! Any VIP ticket purchased before 5:00pm from the AFA shop will stand to win this exclusive item.

**BABYMETAL Dec 28 Ticket sales will be launched at AFA 2013. Ticket sales after AFA will be announced later.

Featured Anime

AFA Brings you the best of now, and a taste of the future - with these featured Anime exclusively presented to you on a world class stage set. Come join us!

Full details on AFA 2013's featured Anime here!

Mini Stage

Announcing the AFA13 "MINI STAGE" presented by Canon!!! Located in the main festival grounds - do check out 3 days of "Japan Pop Culture Now!" on the AFA MINI STAGE! 

Featured Exhibitors:

Aoyama 3D Salon

You buy figurines of your favourite Anime characters at AFA 13, but now, you too can become one! Aoyama 3D Salon will be coming to AFA! They are now open for reservations and you can reserve your spot by contacting them now! Don't worry its a no obligation reservation, Aoyama 3D Salon consultants will be happy to serve you!

More info here:

Rakuten SG

The number 1 online shopping mall in Japan, “Rakuten” is finally landing in Singapore! Now you can enjoy shopping for a variety of Japanese quality products with less shipping cost. 

Rakuten will launch their website soon, but in the meantime, come visit their booth A46 at AFA and participate in their cosplay photo challenge!

Also, sign up as a member during AFA can also stand a chance to win free anime prizes!

Find out more here:

Gundam War Nex-A/Crusade

Calling all TCG fans! Gundam War Nex-A and Crusade will be making their official launch in Singapore during AFA 2013! Come visit the booth to find out more about the two games and join in the free teaching sessions. see you there!

Find out more:


To all the people who love Anisong!

We happily announce that we are holding a karaoke singing competition at HoriPro's booth at AFA on the 8th Nov.

Everybody who loves Anisong has the opportunity to participate in this competition, regardless of your nationality,sex,age.

Let's enjoy our Anisong party! Don't be shy!! Become a contestant!!! We hope you can attend in what is shaping up to be a very exciting event.

You can win a cool prize! You may even get to join the Asian Pop Collective?!

<Trial Stage> : November 8 from 14:00 to 16:00
<Final Stage> : November 8 from 17:00 to 18:00

☆ We ask that the participant pick two or three songs which you will sing, and come to HoriPro's booth by 13:30.
☆ A contestant must participate in the final competition after your win at the trial stage.
☆ Please note that you might not sing longer than one chorus .
☆ Please note that you might not sing your chosen songs because, in some cases, the songs would not be available on our Karaoke machine.
☆ Please note that there is a possibility that your pictures and sounds would be showing on the screen.
☆ Please note that you might not be able to join the contest because of limited time due to the number of participants.


Lovelive! School Idol Project

Cherry Credits

The wait is over! The popular game “Million Arthur” will now be available in Singapore brought to you by Cherry Credits! Drop by Cherry Credit’s booth at AFA 2013 to pre-sign up and get limited edition gifts!

For exhibition floor plan and other scheduled activities at AFA please check out the full AFA 2013 Schedule + Event Guide here:


Vanguard fans rejoice!! Pick up all these limited and exclusive premiums only at AFA 2013 this weekend!!!

For exhibition floor plan and other scheduled activities at AFA please check out the full AFA 2013 Schedule + Event Guide here:

Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online Booth A07!
Get exclusive merchandise and more at the Sword Art Online booth!

For exhibition floor plan and other scheduled activities at AFA please check out the full AFA 2013 Schedule + Event Guide here:

Good Smile Company

Don't forget to drop by the GoodSmile Company booth at AFA 2013! Get your hands on these great exclusive items from them!!!


Check out all these goodies by BANDAI exclusively made available to you ONLY at AFA 2013 in the upcoming weekend~! Don't miss it!!

Sony Music Booth

Get your hands on a large range of Anisong and J-Pop albums at the Sony Music Booth at AFA 2013!

Special Guests:

Autograph Session with LiSA, Eir Aoi and ELISA

Simply purchase LiSA, Eir Aoi & ELISA’s albums from the Sony Music Booth (A81) from 8th Nov 10.00am, 9th & 10th Nov 9.00am to get them autographed by the artistes on 9 & 10 November!

Terms & Conditions:
- Limited to first 200 units for each title (LiSA “LandSpace”, Eir Aoi “Blau” & ELISA “REALISM VALRAVE”) to be signed by artistes at Sony Music booth (A81). While stocks last. 
- 1 person can only purchase 1 CD at Sony Music booth can get 1 autograph on CD booklet.
- 1 number tag will be issued upon purchase of 1 album. This is for you to gain entry to the signing queue.
- 1 CD entitles 1 person to each artiste’s autograph session.
- Autographs are strictly limited to the CD booklet of albums purchased.No requests of writing of names on albums. 
- CD(s) purchased must be presented at the Sony Music Booth to gain access
- The organizers reserve the right to refuse participation / evict any person(s) whose conduct is disorderly or inappropriate. 
- The organizers may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to any causes beyond reasonable control. 
- The participant of the autograph sessions voluntarily assumes all risk and danger incidental to the event whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual event, including death, personal injury, loss, damage or liability. 
- The participant of the autograph sessions are assumed to have read, understood and accepted the terms and conditions.
- The decision by the organizer is final and no correspondence will be entertained.


NATUMI's special coscard will be available at COSROOM booth! 

Additionally, purchase any items from COSROOM and get an autograph and/or a photo with NATUMI! 

Friday and Saturday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sunday: 11:30am -12:30pm

Reika Arikawa

ANIPLUS HD is now exclusive on Toggle, featuring the best and latest Japanese and Korean anime. Watch ANIPLUS HD anywhere you are, with Toggle!

And catch world top ranking cosplayer Reika who is coming to our sunny island this weekend for the Anime Festival Asia 2013! ANIPLUS HD and Toggle bring you an exclusive opportunity to take a photo with her on the mini stage on Sunday 10 November from 4.30pm to 5pm.

Also! The first 60 to subscribe for a Toggle Prime package will receive an exclusive ANIPLUS T-shirt.


As previously announced Valerie of APC is currently singing the theme song of AFA 2013! It's called ORIGAMI and you can now download the full song here on iTunes:

What's more? Join the bubbly singing competition here: -

Valerie's new single is also coming! New Single Release! AFA13 theme song “オリガミ (Origami)” and new song “はと (Hato)” - English and Chinese version inclusive! Please stay tuned!

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