So what do we have up this weekend? We have the Animax Carnival 2016, this marks the fifth installation. Animax carnival is organized by Asia’s top anime channel Animax (Astro Channel 715) aim to bring local fans close to authentic Japanese sub-culture. In within the 2 days, various anime-based activities will be held for the participants and also visitors of Animax Carnival.
This year’s Animax Carnival 2016 are held in Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre (SPCC) Hall 2 and 3 on 10am to 6pm daily.
Japanese Artists who performed various anime opening and closing songs, angela, GARNiDELiA and yanaginagi. The 3 artists will be performing live on Animax Live Concert stage. In addition, fans are able to get up-close with them during fan meetings.
The Animax Live Performance are happening on this times:
Saturday, 26 March 2016
Live Performance Featuring: GARNiDELiA
Fan Meeting Featuring: angela
Fan Meeting Featuring: yanaginagi
Sunday, 27 March 2016
Live Performance Featuring: angela
Live Performance Featuring: yanaginagi
Fan Meeting featuring: GARNiDELiA
If you have not listened to any of the artists songs, you can tune into Animax Channel 715 based on these times to listen to their songs in the respective anime series.
MEKAKUCITY ACTORS: Every Friday, 8pm
Featuring GARNiDELiA’s “DAZE” as the opening theme song
K: RETURN OF KINGS: Every Monday, 8pm
Featuring angela’s “KIZUNA” as the ending theme song
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU: Every Monday to Friday, 5.30pm
Featuring yanaginagi’s “Yukitoki” featured as the opening theme song
Next up, we have the Animax Cosplay Competition. Yearly , Animax Cosplay Competition has been very interesting. In order to search for Malaysia’s great cosplayers, the competition is established. Participants are able to win exciting prizes such as Sony Xperia Z5 and Sony Playstation 4.
The Animax Cosplay Competition will be held on 26 March 2016 @ 1pm. The online registration, however, closed on 18 March 2016, there will be a walk-in registration on 26 March 2016 from 9am to 10.30am. If you have not joined, hurry!
Additional activities @ Animax Carnival 2016:
OO-Kun Animation Studio and Merchandise Booth
Since the introduction of the cute and bubbly channel mascot OO-Kun, he has captured the hearts of many fans with his funny antics in the animated sketches. This year, Animax will be launching an all-new series of sketches featuring their lovable mascot and is giving fans the opportunity to be involved in his latest adventure. Fans can vote for their favourite scenes, characters and props; the most popular choices will be included in the next animated sketch which will be released at a later date.
Popular merchandise of OO-Kun such as water bottles, soft toys, folders and a new 2-in-1 cushion-blanket will also be made available for purchase exclusively during the carnival. Fans who purchase over RM100 will even receive an additional customizable OO-Kun tote bag worth RM20!
Also going on sale at the carnival is original anime merchandise from Animax favourites such as Fairy Tail, Black Bullet, One Punch Man and Assassination Classroom. All visitors will also receive an exclusive OO-Kun Flipbook Animation Notepad as a door gift!
Discover your inner hero at the Animax Academy
This year’s theme for the carnival games is ‘Animax Academy’, consisting of myriad activity booths that will put visitors’ strength, dexterity and intelligence to the test! To graduate from the academy, visitors will have to complete all the challenges and exchange their score cards for exciting prizes!
Step into the world of your favourite anime
Anime lovers will also get the opportunity to step into the worlds of their favourite shows the experiential zones inspired by two of Animax’s blockbusters: One Punch Man & The File of Young Kindaichi R.
Based on everyone’s new favourite superhero, fans and hero-wannabes alike are invited to test their might and pit their best punch against One Punch Man’s signature punch. Through the interactive punching game, visitors will get to discover if they too have the ability to beat the strongest foes with only ONE punch.
Known for his impeccable ability to solve even the most impossible of murders, young Kindaichi is once again needed to solve his next great mystery at the carnival. Fans can get a first-hand experience to solve a perplexing and gripping mystery as they play the role of Kindaichi’s trusted sidekick in this.
Animax Carnival Malaysia 2016 is organized by Animax. Animax is available in Malaysia through Astro Channel 715; viewers can also catch the latest Japanese anime series at their own convenience via Astro’s video on demand service Astro Plus.
Check out their official website for more information: http://animax-asia.com/acmy2016