Sunday, May 29, 2016

FAM 2016:What to expect

Posted By: han siang "Speedknight" wong - Sunday, May 29, 2016

File photo: FAM 2015

The fourth and last Funan Anime Matsuri will be the grandest yet, with the largest number of celebrity cosplayers and artistes and new attractions. The week
long festival from 6 to 12 June 2016 will create history as the biggest free-admission cosplay event in Singapore with the highest number of celebrity cosplayer appearances.
New content such as an anime-themed escape room, a Japanese horror house and Japanese fashion show will unite fans who adore all-things-Japanese.




  • 10 Celebrity cosplayers
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File photo:Hana & Baozi @ FAM2015

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File photo:Ely@ AFASG 2015

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File photo:Kaname✩@ AFASG 2014

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File photo:Mon@ AFASG 2014


Funan Anime Matsuri is the only free-to-public event that will host as many as 10 celebrity
cosplayers over the weekend. Celebrity cosplayers: Ajo, Baozi, Hana, ELY, Kaname✩ ,
Mayu, Mon, Saffron, SeeU and Xiao Xiao Bai will hold cosplay workshops and meet-and-
greet sessions with fans.

  • Anisong Artiste Performance





For three nights from 10 to 12 June starting at 8pm, Funan DigitaLife Mall’s Main Atrium will
be converted into an anisong concert venue. Popular Japanese anisong artiste, Luna Haruna, will helm the performance on 11 and 12 June. Up-and-coming sound artist and songwriter sasakure.UK, known for his skillful and meticulous use of popular vocal synthesis programmes, will also be entertaining fans at the anisong concerts on 10 and 11 June.


  • Real Escape Game X ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM

Image Source: Press Release

To make this year’s festival even more exciting, Funan DigitaLife Mall will be hosting a
anime-themed escape room game titled "Escape the Assassination Classroom" based on
the popular Japanese manga series Assassination Classroom, which has been adapted into
anime. "Escape the Assassination Classroom" is a ticketed event and players will take part
in this physical adventure game in groups of six. Locked in a room, players will have to use
elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. This
marks 2 the debut of "Escape the Assassination Classroom" in Singapore, and the first time
that Funan DigitaLife Mall is hosting an escape room game.
Fans can purchase tickets from: http://reg-classroom.peatix.com/

  • SIX EXITS: Japanese horror house 

Image Source: Press Release

SIX EXITS is a legendary horror house project that started in Tokyo and operated for a limited time of 6 months. SIX EXITS from Obaken is an immersive, handmade horror house with themes and timed-escape challenges direct from Japan.Players are caught in a room and must complete the challenge within the time limit (5mins
per room) before moving on the next room.

JRunway fashion show

For the first time, Funan Anime Matsuri will host a fashion show at the atrium! On 11 June

2016, Saturday at 5pm, Japanese singers and models AKIRA and Takeru will strut down the

fashion runway! AKIRA and Takeru will also style and make-over 2 local cosplayers!

Press conference: Friday, 5pm at Level 1 atrium.

Media and the public are welcomed to come see what JRunway has to offer + interview the

artistes, AKIRA and Takeru.


  • JRunway booth activities

Image Source: Press Release

1. Meet-and-Greet Takeru and AKIRA at Funan Anime Matsuri
Spend S$80 and above at JRunway from 27 May – 11 June to redeem a meet-and-greet
ticket to see Takeru and AKIRA. The meet and greet ticket entitles you to a handshake and a polaroid photo with Takeru and AKIRA. You must show purchase proof at JRunway’s booth. Meet-and-greet times:
11 June 2016 Saturday

  • 13:30-14:00
  • 14:30-15:00
  • 15:30-16:00


2. Yukata trying
Dress up in traditional Japanese wear at JRunway’s booth! Try out yukatas or purchase
yukatas at JRunway! Free matching accessories will be given when you purchase a yukata.
Yukatas will also be S$10 off from 27th May – 12th June on JRunway.com

  • Cosplayer Goods@AFA Shop
Please Note that cosplayer goods will be ONLY SOLD DURING THE WEEKENDS(WITH THE EXCEPTION OF BAOZI AND HANA)



  • Guest Goods@AFA shop
Please Note that Haruna Luna CD will begin sales only on Friday.






  • ANIME MERCHANDISE LAND/AFAShop










  • CREATOR HUB


  • CARD TOURNAMENTS


  • STAGE SCHEDULE


About han siang "Speedknight" wong

Japanese subculture blogger, Photography Hobbyist, Vehicular Enthusiast, Tech Geek and a Communication Systems Assistant Engineer in rail industry IRL Capturing the photographic memories of Singapore Japanese Subculture events and more~ Speedknight.com

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