The upcoming Animax Carnival Malaysia will be held at Sunway Convention Centre. In case you don’t know, the convention centre is located inside the Sunway Pyramid shopping mall, one floor above the Asian Avenue.
This time however, Animax will have the first ever live concert in conjunction of the carnival. The artist lineup is no slack either, featuring May’n, ELISA and Kawada Mami. Do check out the event.
And here’s the release:
ANIMAX CARNIVAL 2015 SET TO EXCITE MALAYSIA FANS WITH
THE FIRST-EVER ANIMAX LIVE CONCERT!
MALAYSIA, 16 March 2015 – Animax, Asia’s first channel specializing in Japanese animation will be bringing its annual flagship event, the Animax Carnival, back to Malaysia! Viewers and fans will be treated to two days of fun-filled anime-themed activities at Sunway Convention Centre on 28 and 29 March 2015, 10am to 8pm. The admission to the carnival is free.
Anime lovers can look forward to a bigger event this year with more exciting activities such as the sale of exclusive OO-Kun (the official channel mascot) merchandise and the inaugural Animax LIVE Concert that will feature three popular Japanese ani-song artistes – May’n, Mami Kawada and ELISA, performing in an engaging two-hour concert.
The concert, which will be held on 29 March 2015, 3pm at Sunway Convention Centre, will feature a spectacular performance from all three artistes. Fans can look forward to them singing to familiar tunes from popular Animax titles such as The irregular magic highschool, VALVRAVE The Liberator, Tokyo Ravens, Accel World, Inari, Kon Kon, Koi Iroha, Hayate The Combat Butler. Tickets to the concert will be at a special launch price of only RM20, and can be purchased through Ticketpro (www.ticketpro.com.my) starting 5 March 2015.
Details of Animax LIVE Concert
Date: 29 March 2015, Sunday
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Venue: Sunway Convention Centre
Ticketing: RM20 per ticket, through Ticketpro (www.ticketpro.com.my)
Animax Cosplay Competition
Animax Carnival Malaysia 2015 will see the return of the acclaimed Animax Cosplay Competition for cosplay lovers! Cosplayers can once again showcase their costume-making talents and emulation of their favourite anime characters with a range of realistic costumes and gravity-defying anime hairstyles to thrill visitors. This year, the competition will feature two categories, a solo category on 28 March, and a group category on 29 March, both happening at 10.30am to 12pm.
Participants will stand a chance to win cash and exciting prizes such as a Sony PlayStation 4, a Sony Compact Camera and Sony Hi-res Stereo Headphones worth more than US$1,000.
Exciting activities and exclusive OO-Kun and anime merchandise
This year, Animax Carnival Malaysia will officially launch a series of merchandise of the cute and cuddly channel mascot OO-Kun, such as the official plush toy, luggage tag and water tumbler.
Fans will also be able to purchase a wide variety of exclusive and original anime merchandise from Animax favorites such as Fairy Tail and Hunter x Hunter at the carnival.
Another highlight of the event is the Carnival Game Zone, where visitors will get to try their hands on traditional Japanese-themed games and win prizes. Fans will also witness their favourite anime scenes being brought to life through the Experience Zone and Anime Art Gallery.
“This is the fourth successive year we are holding Animax Carnival in Malaysia. Through the years, we have witnessed the growth in the community and attendance of the event. Just last year, we saw over 22,000 visitors from all over Malaysia, over a span of two days. As a commitment to our viewers and anime lovers, we are excited to take the event in 2015 to a whole new level with the first-ever Animax LIVE Concert, at an affordable launch price of RM20. We hope to continue to bring the hottest anime content to Malaysian viewers on television and beyond,” said Virginia Lim, Vice President, Asian Content, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television.
For more details on the carnival and the concert, visit the official Animax Carnival Malaysia Website (www.facebook.com/animaxasiatv); Follow Animax Asia on Twitter (@animaxasiatv). Fans can also join in the conversation through the official hashtag #AnimaxCarnivalMY); Like Animax Asia on Facebook: (