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Hyper Japan 2011 Details

Date: 2011 February 28 16:33

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The good folks from Hyper Japan have sent us the details for their 2011 event in London. It's set to run from Friday 22nd July to Sunday 24th July 2011 at Olympia Two.

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Press release as follows:

HYPER JAPAN 2011 Dates & Location
We're very excited to announce the date & location of HYPER JAPAN 2011! We are having the next event at Olympia Two in London on Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July 2011. Tickets will be on sale soon – make sure you don't miss out by keeping in touch. HYPER JAPAN is coming back: bigger, better and more hyper than ever! Keep an eye on our HYPER JAPAN 2011 event page for all the details.

Competition Winners
Congratulations to the winners of last month's Kanji Design competition: Angela, Jennifer, Judith and Scott. We hope you all like your new kanji names as composed by calligrapher Koichi Murai. Many thanks too to all the people who've filled in our survey 'What is HYPER JAPAN to you'. Your answers will help us make HYPER JAPAN 2011 more exciting! Did you also notice our giveaway campaign for Valentine's Day on Facebook? Congratulations to the winners: Nicco, Sandra, Claire, Sakae, Gayle, Eloise and Kevin. We hoped you liked your Valentine's chocolates. But.....feel free to pay us back, J-style, with a Sanbai-Gaeshi gift on White Day! Don't worry if you missed out – we've got loads more giveaways planned so keep your eyes peeled.

Friday Focus Catch-up
We've had some interesting topics for Friday Focus this month and in January too. February kicked off with a Friday Focus that unveiled the history and truth of ninja and was followed by Katie Spicer telling us how Valentine's Day in Japan is unique. On the third week, Chris Kirkham introduced one of his favourite anime, 'Time of Eve', and Wataru Takaya also gave us his thoughts on this underground anime and some background on told what happened to the production team. We'd love your feedback on the articles so far, and suggestions for topics, too. You can comment at the end of each article, or let us know your feedback at

Updated - 9th March 2011

Extra press release -

Friday 22 - Sunday 24 July 2011

Olympia 2, London

HYPER JAPAN 2011 will be held at Olympia 2, London, on Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July 2011. This is the second HYPER JAPAN event, following HYPER JAPAN London 2010 which was held at The Truman Brewery on October 1 - 3 2010.

HYPER JAPAN London 2010 was Time Out London's Most Viewed Event for the week preceding the event, and welcomed nearly 13,000 people over three days. 2010 show highlights included a fashion show featuring model Misako Aoki and KERA magazine, a brand new major cosplay award with a trip to Japan (flights & hotel) up for grabs, the Eat-Japan Food Court and much more.

Event details will be made available on the official event website in due course, and fans can keep up with HYPER JAPAN related news and competitions via the HYPER JAPAN Facebook Fan page:!/pages/Eat-Japan-presents-Hyper-Japan-2010/140337105998200

Source: Hyper Japan
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