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The festival also has a cosplay component, where people dress up in costume to resemble specific characters.

Katsu of the group Angela will be performing at AFASG15's Anisong concert.

Last year's event had merchandisers from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan setting up huge booths exhibiting container-loads of anime products for sale.

Calling all anime-niacs

As the craze about all things connected with J-pop culture grows, this year's festival looks set to attract 100,000 attendees.
Nov 27, 2015 5:50 AM

SUSHI might be the most famous thing to come out of Japan, but anime undoubtedly comes a close second. Since its conception in 1917, the style of animation which distinguishes itself with vivid graphics and action-heavy plots has spread quite quickly across the globe, bringing with it other

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