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[News #1] Popular voice artists will be making an appearance at Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival 2022!

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival 2022
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KPF is back! An array of famous guests will be descending on Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture!

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival2022
Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival (KPF) 2022 will be held on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November 2022! This is the seventh time that the event has been held! Locations such West Japan General Exhibition Center Annex and Aruaru City will serve venues for the festival. Visitors can expect all kinds of fun attractions, such as talks featuring voice artists and creators, live performances of anime songs, displays of anime and manga-related works, local collaboration projects, an exhibition of ita-sha (cars wrapped in various designs), as well as cosplay events!

The first public announcement about KPF 2022 revealed that an array of talented voice artists are scheduled to be making an appearance at the event. The special talk line up currently includes Imai Asami, Hirakawa Daisuke (voices of the Aruaru City official mascots Aruru Hime and Shitsuji no Kokura-san), Okasaki Miho, Kumada Akane (stars from the TV anime "Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime"), Takahashi Rie, Ishikawa Kaito, Hidaka Rina, (from "Tomo-chan wa Onna no Ko, Tomo-chan Is a Girl!"), Koga Aoi and Suzuki Ryota ("Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai, Kaguya-sama: Love Is War)." And that is not all... Hirakawa Daisuke, Abe Atsushi and Yonaga Tsubasa will be involved in the KPF version of seiyu event the "Ousama Jungle!" Legendary voice artists like Kamiya Akira, Chiba Shigeru, and Furukawa Toshio will also be returning to KPF! This will be the first time that KPF has staged live talks for close to three years. It promises to be an action packed, vibrant two day festival! We'll keep you posted if any additional information about the event is released!

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival 2022

- Dates: Saturday 26th November to Sunday 27th November 2022
- Venue: West Japan General Exhibition Center Annex. (3-8-1 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka-ken), Aruaru City (2-14-5 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka-ken Japan) and the surrounding area.
- Admission: Free
- Official Website: https://www.ktqpopfes.jp/2022/
- Twitter: @ktqpopfes
- Facebook: @ktqpopfes
- YouTube: Kitakyushu Pop Culture FestivalKPF

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival History!

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival2019
Kitakyushu Pop Culture  Festival 2018
Kitakyushu Pop Culture  Festival 2017

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