AniTamaSai Anime/Manga Festival in Saitama


Saitama’s Biggest Anime and Manga Event!
Over 80 Booths Showcasing the Latest Anime and Anime-Related Tourism!

October 17, 2015 (Sat) Event Starts at 10!
*Opening Ceremony at 9:30
Sonic City
(Sakuragicho 1-7-5, Omiya-ku, Saitama City; 5-min walk from Omiya Station)
Free Admission!
・Some indoor live recordings and talk shows require advance registration and/or charge an admission fee.
・Wide Variety of Events — Concerts, Stage Shows, Goods Sales, and More!
・Official Twitter: @anitamasai (Japanese only) 
・New information posted as needed.

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Anime Character Zone

画像1See exhibits on the latest popular manga and anime and “sacred spots” (the real-life settings of anime) for anime fans!
Place  Exhibition Halls 1~4
Time  10 a.m.~5 p.m.
Price  Free!

Local Tourism Zone

画像2Local Tourism PR Corner (Local Govt, Commerce and Industry)
Featuring Saitama Foods and Supporting Characters!
Place  Event Plaza and Kanezuka Park
Time  10 a.m.~5 p.m.
Price  Free!

Tons of Guests with Ties to Saitama!

AniSong CLUB-i Recording in Sonic City

画像3Presented by animeloLIVE!, this public recording of the popular variety show AniSong CLUB-i will feature current anime song (AniSong) artists and voice actresses.

Place  Large Hall
Time  Doors Open 4 p.m., Event Starts 5 p.m.
MCs  Emi Nitta, Ayaka Ohashi
Guests  i☆Ris, Wake Up Girls!, Ayana Taketatsu
Tickets  All Reserved Seating, Advance Tickets \5,800 (incl. tax)

*Children aged 3+ require a ticket.
*Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged due to changes in planned guest appearances.
Find out ticket details at the animeloLIVE! website (!

Tomokazu Sugita’s “Anigera! DeDoooon” Recording in AniTamaSai

画像4A public recording of the popular Anigera! radio show on station Cho!A&G+.
Place  Civic Hall
Time  Doors Open 3 p.m., Event Starts 4 p.m.
Personalities  Tomokazu Sugita, Mafia Kajita
Information on featured guests and tickets will be announced on air (on Cho!A&G+, Thursdays from 9 p.m.), Twitter (@anigera_staff), and A&G’s website (

“Urawa no Usagi-chan” Voice Actors Talk Event

画像5Hear behind-the-scenes anecdotes from the voice actors and main staff of the anime “Urawa no Usagi-chan”!
Place  Small Hall
For more information on guests and tickets, visit the Urawa no Usagi-chan website (!

Anime “Sacred Spots” Summit: Saitama Edition!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABuilding off the success of the first Summit, held during the first AniTamaSai, learn about the “sacred spots” for anime set in Saitama through passionate and friendly discussions with fans!
Place     Kokusai (International) Meeting Hall
Time     10:30 a.m.~12:00 p.m.
Speakers  Professor Takayoshi Yamamura, Hokkaido University
         Ryou Koarai, Anime Writer
         Yoshinori Shimada, ShimadaKashiho
         Kunihiro Shimada, Vice Director, Chichibu Regional Promotion Center
         Other Anime Industry Professionals
Price   Free!

“Coming to AniTamaSai: Life-Size (10m Tall!) AV-98 Ingram!
Straight from the Movie The Next Generation -Patlabor- (Director’s Cut), in Theaters Oct 10!”