For the first time in the Middle East classic ANI:ME takes place from 27th to 29th October at the du Forum, Yas Island. ANI:ME is an event or gathering with primary focus on anime, manga and Japanese culture.
ANI:ME, a celebration of Japanese entertainment & popular culture is expected to draw in thousands of pop culture enthusiasts from across the UAE and beyond!
The three day festival is expected to draw in thousands of pop culture enthusiasts from across the UAE and beyond! It will include some of the best Japanese anime, manga, cinema, music, games, fashion and culinary delights that has made Japan a cultural sensation and a truly fascinating nation.
Enjoy an experience unlike any other and explore Japanese popular culture, including some of the biggest J-Pop/Rock bands, “anisong” legends, creators of some of the most popular anime and manga titles, voices behind the biggest names in anime, artists from the world of video games, and of course the ever popular art of cosplay!
Visitors can also experience traditional elements of Japanese culture including calligraphy, traditional sword fighting, art and amezaiku candy making in the Japan Culture Village alongside fashion, traditional and contemporary cuisine, authentic handicrafts and live demonstrations.
Ticket prices TBA, available from this Website.
Date & Time:
Oct 27 to Oct 29, 2016
Thursday 11am – 12am VIP’s
Thursday 2pm – 12am General Public
Friday 11am – 12am VIP’s & General Public
Saturday 11am – 12am VIP’s & General Public