Animate will once again host the AGF (Animate Girls Festival) the 5th-6th November 2016 in Ikebukoro Sunshine City. The festvial is centered around visual novels, drama CDs, anime, app games, manga and magazines aimed for girls. At the festival many famous japanese game developers, anime studios, CD and manga publishers and goods manufacturers will attend.
AGF has invited the voice actor Takuya Satou to a meet-and-greet session were you can get his autograph. Takuya Satou is the voice actor of characters such as Yu Kanda from D.Gray-man and Shokudaikiri Mitsutada from Touken Ranbu -Online-. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/45761/.
AGF has made a realistic guessing BL game of the manga “Dakaretai Otoko Ichii ni Odosarete Imasu” by Sakura Date. If you clear the game during the event you will get a special prize. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/42510/.
AGF will arrange a “Doukyusei” exhibition with original illustrations by Asumiko Nakamura. “Doukyusei” is a BL manga from 2007 that recently got a movie in 2016. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/37910/.
AGF has invited the voice actor group 8P (eight piece) consisting of members Yu Hatanaka (Ikoma from Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and Ushio from Ushio to Tora), Shou Nogami, Taku Yashiro (Hayato from Mayoiga), Arthur Lounsberg (Kaito from Star Myu), Enoki Junya, Takeaki Masuyama, Shouya Chiba (Gion from All Out!!) and Kousaka Atsushi for a stage event. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/46093/.
The AGF shop will sell collaboration goods with unique design from Tsukiuta, Servamp, Idolish7 and Ensemble Stars including key chains and clear files by Movic. The AGF shop will also sell special Color Colle figures from Ensemble Stars. Read more about the goods at: http://www.movic-agf.com/.
Here is the design for the goods:
AGF will arrange the Animate Girls Food Festival (AGFF) were they will serve special food from these six voice acting shows:
- “Yuki to Tsubasa no hiyoko” (Yuki Kaji & Yonaga Tsubasa) – Curry and Waffle bowl
- “Oreiya” (Takuya Eguchi & Nishiyama Koutarou) – Planning a pizza
- “Morikuba Shoutarou x Namikawa Daisuke tsumami wa shio dake” (Morikuba Shoutarou & Namikawa Daisuke) – Pizza
- “Satou Takuya no yaremasu” (Satou Takuya) – Beef skewers
- “Shimono Hiro no omotena shiimo!” (Shimono Hiro) – Fried chicken
- “8P” (see 8P) – Minestrone soup
To every menu set you get a photo with autographs of the voice actors of the corresponding show. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/49528/.
At the event there will be a cosplay photo shoot hosted by Acosta! for cosplay visitors. The magazines Pash! and Cosplay Mode will be present at the event. Read more at following link: http://acosta.jp/event/acosta-agf2016/.
During AGF there will be a blood donation bus at Ikebukoro were you will get a special shikishi from Hakuouki if you donate 400 ml blood. The bus will be available even after the event up to the 30th of november. Read more at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/49412/.
At the festival Broccoli will host a special talk event of “Magic-kyun! Renaissance” with voice actors Aoi Shota, Takuya Eguchi, Wataru Hatano and KENN from the series. Read more about the event at following link: https://www.animate.co.jp/special/50345/.
For more information about the Animate Girls Festival visit their offical webpage at: https://www.animate.co.jp/ex/agf/index.php.