(PRESS RELEASE) SOZO, organizer of Anime Festival Asia events and Sotsu Co., Ltd, organizer of C3 events, have joined together to create “C3 AFA”. This new event aims to become the regional Cool Japan Event of Asia by developing an B2C event representing various Japanese content such as anime, characters, comics, game, music, novel and more.
The collaboration will bring the new contents to consumers who are already familiar to both the C3 and Anime Festival Asia brands. SOZO, part of the Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc group has been organizing Anime Festival Asia since 2008, bringing Japanese pop culture content to South East Asia countries such as Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. Sotsu Co. Ltd is a Japanese powerhouse managing animated products such as the famed Mobile Suit Gundam series and producing animated and live-action programs.
Sotsu and SOZO will unveil the first installment of C3 AFA in June 2017 in Bangkok, continuing with the other cities which they already have experienced track records in, including Jakarta, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong between 2017 and 2018.
C3 AFA BANGKOK 2017
Sat 10 – Sun 11 June 2017
Royal Paragon Hall – Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand
C3 AFA JAKARTA 2017
Fri 18 – Sun 20 August 2017
JIEXPO Jakarta, Indonesia
C3 AFA TOKYO 2017
Sat 26 – Sun 27 August 2017
Makuhari Messe, Japan
C3 AFA SINGAPORE 2017
Fri 24 – Sun 26 November 2017
Suntec Convention Center, Singapore
C3 AFA HONG KONG 2018
February 2018 (TBC)
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Official Site: www.animefestival.asia