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HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market 2015 Tickets Available now by Aisha Anime

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HYPER JAPAN kicks off the 2015 with new venues after the closing of Earl's court and after a successful stint at the 02 they will be using the beautiful Tobacco Dock on 27-29th November for the Christmas Market and carry on the true HYPER JAPAN spirit of bringing visitors the best of Japan.

Centred around Japanese cuisine, but packing a solid line-up of culture and entertainment, the event combines favourites like the Sushi Awards 2015 and the Sake and Cocktail Awards 2015 with your favourite exhibitors and cutting-edge performers! Tickets can be purchased online, and a special early bird discount is available until 30th August.
November’s Christmas Market will offer plenty of shopping opportunities in the extensive Tobacco Dock venue, whose picturesque setting creates an enchanting Christmassy atmosphere for festive shoppers. Dozens of businesses will be showcasing the best quality Japanese goods this side of the Pacific, and neither our range of exquisite cuisine including Ramen, green tea and quality confectionary, nor our exciting stage shows and all-star guests are to be missed either! Amazing entertainment, gourmet dining, manga, anime, cosplay, fashion, gaming and retail combine to make HYPER JAPAN’s Christmas Market 2015 a must-visit event in everyone’s winter calendar, especially for those who are seeking Japanese Christmas gifts that can’t be found anywhere else.

Read the Summer Hyper Japan review here.

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Date:     27-29th November, 2015
Venue:  Tobacco Dock, London
Tickets:(General Price)
              £13-16 per day/session
              £39 three day pass
              (Early Bird Special Price! -until 30th August)
              £10-13 per day/session

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HYPER JAPAN Festival Ticket Sales & Performer Lineup Announced! by Aisha Anime

AOI Volcoloid Opera Team in 2014 ^_^

AOI Volcoloid Opera Team in 2014 ^_^

HYPER JAPAN, the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine and entertainment, has announced the first few artists who will be performing at this summer’s HYPER JAPAN Festival. Pop group Dempagumi.inc will headline in our HYPER Live area on Sunday 12th July. The group’s six female members launched their singing careers recently in Tokyo’s Akihabara district, and already boast a huge international following as well as several Top 10 singles in Japan’s music charts. In addition to their live concert on Sunday, a Dempagumi.inc-themed art installation will be on display in our HYPER Gallery area throughout each day of the event.

J-pop and traditional music fusion act Heisei Kotohime and ‘visual rock’ group LOST ASH have also been confirmed to perform, with further artists to be announced over the following weeks. Former Studio Ghibli producer Kihara Hirokatsu and one of the minds behind successful anime Inuyasha and Detective Conan Suwa Michihiko will give a series of seminars along with other celebrated experts in the Japanese anime and music industry, which will be of great interest to enthusiasts in these areas. 

Discounted Ticket Pre-sales
Pre-sales of HYPER JAPAN Festival tickets will start on Tuesday 17th March exclusively for subscribers to our newsletter. Regular ticket sales will commence at 9.00am on Friday 20th March. Those wishing to take advantage of the early ticket sales can sign up to our newsletter at the following link: http://hyperjapan.co.uk/contact-us/newsletter/

Early Bird Tickets
Early bird tickets will be available for a limited time until Friday 10th April, for the discounted price of £10 for the Friday and Saturday 1st or 2nd sessions, and £13 for the longer Sunday session. For further information on the various ticket prices for HYPER JAPAN Festival, please refer to: http://hyperjapan.co.uk/tickets/

Looking forward to the new venue and performers, what about you ? ^_^  ~Aisha Anime~

Ai My Maid x Shimogamo ~ SUPER SMASH SISTERS! by Aisha Anime

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Time: 12-2.30pm/3-5.30pm
Date: Saturday 29th November 

Price: £10 (online)
Tickets here: aimymaid3.eventbrite.co.uk 

Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/317493101771825

Dear goshujin-sama and ojou-sama (masters and mistresses), Ai my maid is back in buisnes, it's been over 6 months in fact. Ai my Maid are hosting their 3rd exciting stand alone maid cafe event. They aim to make this their best event yet with the biggest lineup of maids (aiming for 11 in total), and to help ACHIEVE that they have partnered with one of London's finest Japanese restaurants: Shimogamo ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

Shimogamo is actually the name of a famous shrine in Japan, so a very fitting venue for the miko (Japanese shrine maiden) maids. It is also the day after the launch of 2 of their favourite videogames: Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire and Super Smash bros Wii U, so they will be doing some competitions for sure.

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For those who have never been to an Ai My Maid event before, it's a maid cafe. Like any other cafe you will have the chance to taste a variety of delicious food and drink (such as Shimogamo's delicious Japanese lunch sets and draught Asahi and Kirin Japanese beer), but unlike other cafes the maids will be there to keep you entertained while you dine too. You will have the chance to:

♥Play a wide variety of fun GAMES, from classics like Connect 4, Pop up pirate and Jenga to console games like Super Smash bros, Mario Kart, Street Fighter, Pokemon and Tekken. We will have a Wii U, PS3 and a number of 3DS's so please feel free to bring your own games to challenge us too (=^-ω-^=) Prizes may be awarded to those who beat us enough times!
♥Request unique talents/performances from our maids, ranging from singing, dancing and drawing to TAROT CARD reading and origami. A truly unique experience ♪~(◔◡◔ิ)人(╹◡╹๑)~♪
♥Take special personalised cheki (polaroid pictures) with our maids so you have something to remember us by (;*´Д`)ノ
♥Win many fun prizes for taking part in our activities or by proving your GAMING skills against us (≧∇≦)
♥SLOT 1: 12pm - 2:30pm
♥SLOT 2: 3pm - 5.30pm

Shimogamo Restaurant is located on Parkway, a 2 minute walk from Camden Town station.

♥The buyers for the 1st 10 tickets for each slot will be entered into a prize draw to win a £15 Amazon gift card~
♥Everyone who purchases a ticket online (on sale until 11.59pm on November 28) will be able to pick an Omikuji (Sacred Japanese fortune slip) and will get a prize, with very lucky people getting better prizes (.=^・ェ・^=) This is only available for those who purchase tickets online.
♥Please turn up within 30 minutes of the start of your chosen SLOT. We cannot guarantee entry for those who turn up later than this. The kitchen will only be open for the 1st hour of each SLOT so please turn up within that time if you wish to order food (drinks will be available all day).
♥You can purchase tickets at the door but only if there is space available. On the door tickets cost £10 and do not come with an Omikuji LOTTERY prize.

As with all our events, we will of course be offering maid cheki's (decorated polaroid pictures) and the chance to draw some artwork for our wall. The maids are quite the artists too so you can even have them draw for you!

We will have more event details to announce so please Like/Follow/Subscribe to us on our Facebook, Twitter and also our Youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/AiMyMaid

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