The Largest Japanese Festival of Europe – Hyper Japan, 2015 – Is BACK in London This July
Hyper Japan Festival will take place at The O2 in London from Friday, 10th July to Sunday, 12th July, 2015. The festival is UK’s best-loved celebration of Japanese culture and entertainment. The line-up for the event includes Japanese food, traditional arts, music, high-tech devices, manga and anime. It’s the perfect chance where you can experience both authentic traditional culture and emerging Japanese trends.
Highlights of the Festival, 2015
Popular singers and pop groups will perform live. Prominent among them are a cosplay idol group Dempagumi.inc, an anime music singer Eir Aoi, Tokyo Girls’ Style and May J.
For traditional culture buffs, Takarabune, a traditional dance group famous for Awa Odori performance, and Katanaya-Ichi, a sword-fighting troupe will be on stage.
・Anime producers from all around Japan will gather one venue.
・The contest for European Cosplay Gathering will bring together cosplayers from Europe.
・The Harajuku Kawaii show will introduce Japan’s best street fashion culture.
Hyper Japan Festival is the one-stop destination for Japanophiles, where they can experience everything from pop culture, music, fashion, cutting-age technology, cuisine to traditional culture.
Event: HYPER JAPAN FESTIVAL, 2015
When: 12:00 – 20:00 hours; Friday, 10th July, 2015
9:30 – 20:00 hours; Saturday, 11th July, 2015
9:30 – 18:00 hours; Sunday 12th July, 2015
Venue: The O2 (Peninsula Square, London SE10 0BB)
Admission Fee: 13-16￡