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[News #2] Coming soon! Look forward to stage performances and to the "Anime x Kitakyushu" collaboration experiences!

Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival 2022
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Matsuoka Yoshitsugu ("SAO" Kirito) will also attend! On top of that, the exhibits of "Kaguya-sama" and "TIGER & BUNNY 2" are additional highlights!

北九州ポップカルチャーフェスティバル 2022
The long awaited Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival (KPF) 2022 is almost here! One of the largest Kyushu's pop culture festival will be held on November 26th (Sat.) and November 27th (Sun.) In addition to our first coverage, several additional exciting news have surfaced and we can not wait to see it all happening for real!

Additional stars announced for the main stage events are voice actor Matsuoka Yoshitsugu, who plays the role of Kirito in the TV anime "Sword Art Online (SAO)" and Hidaka Rina who plays the role of Silica. They will introduce the latest information on SAO games! The creator of the "YOWAMUSHI PEDAL", manga artist Watanabe Wataru makes a guest appearance on the talk show featuring TV anime "YOWAMUSHI PEDAL LIMIT BREAK", which has been airing since October, introducing highlights of anime. Kitakyushu-native voice actors; Takada Yuuki, Kaneko Yuki, and Maeda Kaori will liven up the venue on the 'commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the anime & sub-culture complex Aruaru City'-stage! In addition, live performances by 7 artists including ASAKA and a voice actor idol group GuilDrops are also scheduled!

There is even more on offer besides those exciting stage performances: a full range of hands-on experiences and exhibition booths like "anime x Kitakyushu" collaboration booths. A special booth with a photo spot featuring the new movie, which will be released in December, "Kaguya-sama: Love is War" x BOAT RACE WAKAMATSU will be set up and a lottery/lucky dip for collaboration goods will be held there also.

Another section not to miss is the STARFLYER (a Japanese airline based in Kitakyushu Airport) and "TIGER & BUNNY 2" collaboration booth where you can gaze at life-size panels of two heroes of TIGER & BUNNY. There are also original goods for sale or you can choose to head to the uniform experience to dress up as a flight attendant or pilot! So many highlights, please enjoy all that KPF2022 has to offer!

For those who wish to see the main stage events from the spectator seats (not from the standing area), you are required to get the "Zaseki Kakuho Ken (lit. seat keeping ticket)". For more details, check the KPF2022 Official Website HERE!!

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

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