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Hyper Japan 2012 Spring Dates Confirmed

Date: 2011 September 26 16:57

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London based fans of Japanese culture will want to keep Friday 24th to Sunday 26th February 2012 free for Hyper Japan 2012 Spring. The successful J-Culture event returns for it's third run. Ever growing they'll be at a bigger venue - Earls Court - Brompton Hall.

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Press release as follows:

Fri 24 - Sun 26 February 2012 @ EARLS COURT


Liven up the London Olympics!

Supporters (tentative) :
Embassy of Japan in the UK, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO), Japan Foundation, The Association of Japanese Animations, Visual Industry Promotion Organization

The UK's Biggest J-Culture Event

HYPER JAPAN is the only event in the UK that truly reflects today's Japan.

Food Stalls (sushi, bento, curry, snacks, sake), Cooking Classes, Sake Seminars

Pop Culture
Anime, Manga, Video Games, Toys, J-Pop, Cosplay

Contemporary Japan
Technology, Fashion, Film, Art, Comedy

Traditional Japan
Regional Craft, Martial Arts, Dance, Music

Ideal Exhibition Space

Earls Court - Brompton Hall
Great Accessibility, Great Usability

The Earls Court Exhibition Centre is a world-class venue located in London's Kensington district. Kensington itself is home to numerous museums and hotels, which accounts for its great public transport links. Its Brompton Hall has a stunning vaulted ceiling, making it a spacious and pleasant area, which in turn creates the perfect environment for a great event.

Venue Space: About 5,300 m2
Access: 30 secs' walk from Earl's Court underground station


24 – 26 February 2012
24 (Fri) 15:00 – 21:00
25 (Sat) 09:30 – 20:00
26 (Sun) 09:30 – 17:00

*The opening and closing hours may change

Featuring event contents:
SUSHI AWARDS, SAKE AWARDS HYPER JAPAN COSPLAY AWARDS (the UK preliminary to the World Cosplay Summit and Japan Expo European Cosplay Gathering)

Source: Hyper Japan
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