Saturday, August 3, 2013
SMASH! (Sydney Manga and Anime Show) is coming up next weekend! SMASH! is a Japanese pop culture convention that is devoted to artists, creators and fans alike. Its primary focus is to allow fans to meet and interact with other like-minded people, show off their creative talents, buy anime and manga related goods, and celebrate their fandom in a social environment. SMASH! encourages all forms of anime fandom through a variety of activities such as cosplay, panels, games, and other special popular culture events.
This year's guests include: Haruko Momoi (voice artist on My Bride is a Mermaid, Tales of the Abyss), Masakazu Morita (motion-capture actor and voice artist Bleach, Final Fantasy), and Japanese band Loverin Tamburin, and Matsubara Hidenori (character designer, illustrator and animation / art director All My Goddess, Sakura Wars).
Date: Saturday 10 August 2013
Time: 9.30am to 6pm
Venue: Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour
Tickets: $29 online; $35 at door