Let the countdown begin for SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2017!
Promising more colour, action, guests, and entertainment than ever before, Australia’s #1 Japanese pop-culture convention, SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show, is returning for its 11th annual convention this weekend on August 19th and 20th at Rosehill Gardens (NSW).
Set to be the biggest year yet in SMASH! history, SMASH! 2017 is hosting a star-studded line-up of special guests that will impress pop-culture fans. Special guests include cosplayers BAOZI and HANA; Japanese voice actors DAISUKE SAKAGUCHI, SHIZUKA ITOH, SHIORI MIKAMI; manga artist ASAMI HAGIWARA; character designer YUSUKE KOZAKI; gaming producer HIROAKI YURA; and illustrator REDJUICE.
The Japanese pop-culture experience doesn’t end there as fans will be able to attend a night event dubbed ‘SMASH! After Hours’. Leading the party on Saturday night will be special DJ guests TEDDYLOID and YUI KANAN, accompanied by local DJs KENAZ and JADEABELLA. Complete with extra activities such as competitions and performances (including a duet between Teddyloid and Vocaloid sensation IA), SMASH! After Hours is an event not to be missed.