Penang Anime Matsuri Summer Party 2016
Penang Anime Matsuri 2016 is a festival featuring Japan pop culture such as cosplay, games, anime workshops, outdoor concert, anime merchandises and street food. The 2-day event was held at the Esplanade from 21st – 22nd May 2016.
The organizer also invited international celebrity cosplayers from Malaysia, Taiwan, Philippines, South Korea and Hong Kong to appear in the event.
This year, the outdoor concert was the biggest anisong concert in Malaysia which featured popular anisong artistes from Japan.
Consulate-General of Japan in Penang distributed colorful yoyo balloons to the children while adults participated in the Japanese quiz to win some Japanese souvenirs. There were 100 guests who participated in our Yukata try-on sessions to experience the Japanese traditional summer wear.
We also conducted chopstick rubber band shooter workshop and children enjoyed making their own shooter. The crowd could also get free Niponica magazine at our booth.