15
Dec
If you're short on having something to do in the lead up to Christmas, then check out the Essential Anime Heroines movie festival which kicked off yesterday at ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) in Federation Square in Melbourne. There's a great array of films up for selection with classic Ghibli fare My Neighbour Totoro, Spirited Away, Arrietty, Princess Mononoke and other more contemporary titles...
Just a reminder that the inaugural Madman Anime Festival is coming up in Melbourne from September 3rd to the 4th. And more importantly, tickets are now on sale! Here's some info from their recent media release: Madman Anime Festival 2016 The Anime event of the year is coming to Melbourne | September 3 - 4 Madman Anime Festival, a celebration of anime and Japanese culture,...
15
Apr
The weekend that just passed saw the commencement of the convention season for 2015 with Supanova rolling into Melbourne. Melbourne is the first of many stops for the Supanova train. Always attracting many Supa Star guests, this year was no different. From Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future, George Takei from Star Trek, Charisma Carpenter from Buffy and Angel, Jason David Frank from Power...
All you J-Rockers out there will be rapt to hear that the Japan Music Festival is hitting up Australia with select venues in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. So who's coming out I hear you ask? Well, we have Jill, 101A, Kaimokujisho and Sparky Quano. Looking at venues around Australia, here's where you can catch up with all the action: APR 03rd (THU) MELBOURNE - ESPLANADE HOTEL APR...
20
May
This past Sunday in Melbourne (May 19) saw the annual holding of the Japanese Festival in the suburb of Box Hill. It was a great day with a hint of chill in the air ensuring that the event had a great turn out. There was loads do and heaps of activities which allowed you to immerse yourself in the Japanese culture. It was organised by...
25
Feb
A couple of weeks ago saw the return of the annual Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival at Docklands with public numbers swelling on a fantastic Summer day. The following description of the event is from the Facebook page which you can check out for the fun had on the day. The Summer Festival or “natsu matsuri” is an annual event throughout Japan and comes to life...