SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2012


Event Name: SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show 2012
Location: Sydney Convention Centre
Date: 14th July 2012
Time: 9:30 – 5:30pm
Admission: $29/ $35
Website: http://www.smash.org.au/
SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show is a Japanese pop culture convention that is devoted to artists, creators and fans alike.

The primary focus is to allow fans to meet and interact with other like-minded people, show off creative talents, buy anime and manga-related goods and celebrate their fandom in a social environment. SMASH! encourages all forms of anime fandom through a variety of activities such as cosplay, panels, games, and other special popular culture events.

SMASH! is run by SMASH Inc, a non-profit organisation created by fans for fans which aims to create an open and affordable avenue that serves as a meeting point for fans and encourages art, creativity and community involvement. “

“ SMASH! has always been dedicated to bringing top international talent to Sydney, and this year is no exception, with a strong line-up of internationally-renowned guests. In addition to Japanese voice actresses Yuko Miyamura (Evangelion, Berserk and Outlaw Star) and Sakura Tange (Cardcaptor Sakura, Dead or Alive), SMASH! welcomes prolific voice actor Shin-ichiro Miki (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Bleach, Gundam 00, and Initial D) in his first ever international appearance.
Yes! SMASH is back again and with an awesome line up of guests!
Neon_Genesis_EvangelionGuest_Yuko_Miyamura
NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: © Khara
Yuko Miyamura
Yuko Miyamura will also be having a Voice Acting Workshop with a few selected participants! Learn how you can take part here!

Cardcaptor_SakuraGuest_Sakura_Tange 
CARDCAPTOR SAKURA: © 1998-1999 CLAMP•KODANSHA•NHK•NEP
Sakura Tange
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BLEACH: © Tite Kubo/Shueisha, TV TOKYO, dentsu, Pierrot
Shin-ichiro Miki
Not only does SMASH! boast a line of Japanese guests to wow the fans, the event schedule is also filled to the brim with something for everyone!

If you are an Artist, there’s 3 competition for you to take part in! If you’re a Cosplayer there’s the Cosplay Competition, Cosplay Chess, Photobooth and Cosplay Panels to look out for. If you’re a Gundam builder, there’s the Gunpla Builders Cup ! There’s something for almost every facet of the fandom!

Click here for more information about the event!
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And there is also a Maid Cafe!!!!!

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If you’re around Sydney that weekend, remember to check out SMASH! Book your tickets early to avoid getting shelved out! I was told by my friend who went last year that the queue in the morning was a daunting challenge D:

And if you’re there, remember to say hi to me ^_^! Yes, I’ll be going Sydney for SMASH! See you guys!





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shisukii said…
O: ooh yay!! hopefully i can meet you for a chat and a few photos :> will you be cosplaying?
Shisukii: Sure ^^! I think I -should- be cosplaying >.< *fickle minded*

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