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Comic Fiesta 2012

In 2011, Comic Fiesta attracted more than 15,200 visitors over 2 days. This year, Comic Fiesta is expecting 20,000 – 25,000 people to show up at the halls of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, are you one of them?

 

What’s in store for Comic Fiesta 2012?

The most anticipated and epic convention that focuses on animation, comics and games (ACG), Comic Fiesta is an event by fans for fans; here are some exciting highlights for 2012:

 

Explore the Creative Art Market

Playing host to the largest amateur creative art market in Malaysia, Comic Fiesta 2012 is expecting 100 booths showcasing the best local talents in the field of visual arts and illustration. Must visit to browse through a wide variety of self-published comics, posters, art books, etc.

 

Play games

Calling all gamers! From stage games to computer games, there are endless activities and challenges to test your skills and abilities. Take your gaming to the next level!

 

Visit commercial booths

Showcasing the best animation, comics and games companies Malaysia has to offer, this year’s Comic Fiesta continues to be a popular platform for both home-grown and international commercial products and works. Come here to mingle with the industry people and learn the trick of the trade.

 

Past sponsors and partners include Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Animax and Imaginary Friends Studios.

 

Experience a fascinating subculture - Cosplay

Cosplay (or costume play) is when passionate fans dress up as their favourite character from a comic, animated series, film, game or others. From Naruto and One Piece to Star Wars and Batman, the sky is the limit! Comic Fiesta Cosplay Competition is now open for registration online, join as a group or solo to win goodie bags! Up for the challenge? Visit Comic Fiesta website for full listing.

 

Guest of honour – Danny Choo

Danny Choo is the Director and Presenter for Culture Japan, a weekly TV show on Tokyo MX TV in Japan, across Asia on Animax Network and across America on Mnet America. Danny frequently speaks at conferences and universities worldwide on Japanese Pop Culture and his activities are often featured in CNN, BBC, NHK and G4TV. He was also appointed as Creative Director by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) for the project Mazer in 2012.

 

Introducing the Creative Factor

A series of talks, workshops and sharing sessions with reputable veterans of the creative industry, including Kurata Yoshimi, most well known for his manga ‘Aji Ichi Monme’ and holder of the prestigious Shogakukan award, Atsushi Doi, CG Director for game, commercial and feature films such as ‘Tokyo Zombie’, ‘Death Note’, ‘Resident Evil: Degeneration’ and many more. Those who are interested must register to get a ticket. Visit Comic Fiesta website for full listing.

 

Set a date in your calendar and experience Comic Fiesta 2012 with a bang!

Comic Fiesta 2012

Date: 22 & 23 December 2012

Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Hall 2-5

Website: comicfiesta.org

 

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A freelance writer and translator in English, Mandarin and Malay, her writings have been published in several lifestyle and fashion magazines; she also does voice-overs on the side, and into movies and traveling, quantum theory and retro art.

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