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Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden

Calling all fans of Japanese pop culture!

Join us as The Meadow transforms into an anime wonderland in the last weekend of March with Sakura Matsuri: Anime Garden - featuring celebrity cosplayers, popular anisong artistes, Japanese pop culture performances, anime screenings, matsuri games, and even a Japanese-themed food bazaar — there’s something for everyone! 

EVENT DETAILS

  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - Sun, 31 Mar 2019

  • 3.30pm – 11.30pm 

  • The Meadow and Flower Dome*

  • Free Programmes
    *Admission charges to Flower Dome applies.


Cosplay Competition & Performance

  • Don’t forget to put on your best cosplay outfit and cheer on the shortlisted participants of the Anime Garden Cosplay Competition! Catch the finalists from the World Cosplay Summit 2019 (Singapore) as they wow the crowd with their costumes and moves.

  • Event date: 31 Mar 2019
    Venue: The Meadow
    Time Programme
    4.30pm World Cosplay Summit 2019 (Singapore) Finalists Performance
    5.45pm Cosplay Competition

     


Anisong Concert

Featuring singers of popular anime theme songs, these two concerts are not to be missed.

Venue: The Meadow
Details Performance Line-up
30 Mar 2019
7.30pm - 9.40pm
ASCA
Hachioji P / KUMONOSU [Hachioji P x HANAE]
Megumi Nakajima
31 Mar 2019
7.15pm - 9.40pm
Ayaka Ohashi
Hachioji P
ReoNa

ASCA

ASCA

  • ASCA burst into the scene when she emerged as a Top 3 Finalist at the 5th All-Japan Anisong Grand Prix, beating over 10,000 other contenders as a junior high school student. Her debut single KOE was the ending theme of the highly popular anime series Fate/Apocrypha, making her a household name amongst anime fans. On 27th February 2019, her 4th single, RESISTER will be released as the second opening theme song of Sword Art Online: Alicization.

Hachioji P / KUMONOSU [Hachioji P x HANAE]

Hachioji P / KUMONOSU
[Hachioji P x HANAE]

  • Dubbed as the Prince of Vocaloid Music on Japan’s popular video sharing site ‘Nico Nico Douga’, Hachioji P is a an internationally recognised music creator, re-mixer and DJ of Vocaloid music with a total view count of over 10 million. In 2018, he formed the urban night musical unit KUMONOSU with singer, poet and model HANAE, and is active both within and outside Japan.

Ayaka Ohashi

Ayaka Ohashi

  • Ayaka Ohashi is a Japanese voice actress and singer who has voiced many famous characters for TV anime and video games. Several of her single releases have been featured as theme songs for popular TV anime. Her most recent single, Highlight, is the opening theme for the 2018 anime Operation Han-Gyaku-Sei Million Arthur and her 7th single NOISY LOVE POWER☆ is the opening theme for the 2018 anime Magical Girl Ore.

    Her notable roles include Aki Adagaki in Masamune-kun's Revenge, Ran Shibuki in Aikatsu!, Saya Yamabuki in BanG Dream!, and Uzuki Shimamura in THE iDOLM@STER: Cinderella Girls.

Megumi Nakajima

Megumi Nakajima

  • After winning the top prize at Victor Vocal & Voice Audition in 2007, Megumi Nakajima made her debut as a voice actor and a singer with the TV animation Macross Frontier with the role of Ranke Lee. She sang many songs which topped the Japanese charts. She has also played other heroines such as Megumi Aino & CureLovely for HappinessCharge PreCure! and Charlotte Eberfreya Drossel in Violet Evergarden
ReoNa
ReoNa
ReoNa is the singing voice behind Elsa Kanzaki in Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online. Her mini album ELZA was released in July 2018, and ranked 8th on the Oricon Albums Chart. She was also the top new artiste in Rekochoku’s – a digital content aggregator owned by major Japanese labels -- annual ranking in 2018. 

Celebrity Cosplayer Meet & Greet

Get up close with your favourite celebrity cosplayers including Thames Malerose from Thailand, MON from Taiwan and the dynamic duo Olivie & Luffy from Hong Kong as they make special appearances. Don't miss out on the chance to get their autographs and official merchandise!

    All-Star Hi-Touch        Q&A Session
Venue: The Meadow Venue: The Meadow
Dates Time Dates Time
30 Mar 2019 6.05pm - 6.35pm 30 Mar 2019 Thames Malerose: 4.45pm
MON: 5.45pm
31 Mar 2019 6.30pm – 6.45pm 31 Mar 2018

Olivie & Luffy: 5.00pm
(with dance performance)

 

Photo-taking   Autograph Session
Venue: Flower Dome Venue: The Meadow
Dates Time Dates Time
30 Mar 2019 Olivie & Luffy: 4.00pm - 4.30pm 30 Mar 2019 Olivie & Luffy: 6.45pm – 7.30pm
31 Mar 2019 Thames Malerose: 3.30pm - 4.00pm
MON: 4.30pm - 5.00pm
31 Mar 2018

MON: 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Thames Malerose: 5.00pm - 5.30pm



Thames Malerose

Thames Malerose (Thailand)

  • A multi-talented cosplayer, Thames Malerose is an artist, model, designer, composer and actor. His most well-known characters include Sebastian Michaelis from Black Butler and Shuten Doji from Onmyouji.

MON

MON (Taiwan)

  • MON is an adorable cosplayer from Taiwan who loves to cosplay a variety of characters from anime and games. Notable ones include Emilia from Re:Zero and Toga Himiko from My Hero Academia.
Olivie & Luffy
Olivie & Luffy (Hong Kong)
Olivie and Luffy are members of Hong Kong’s top cosplay performance group, V-Project. Leader of V-Project, Olivie pioneered the act of cosplay stage performance in ACG events in Hong Kong. She produced many dance covers of anime songs, J-Pop, K-Pop as well as stage dramas of various anime such as Initial D, Attack on Titan, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Luffy is an active cosplay dance performer, and her most well-known characters include Honoka and Yohane from Love Live!.

J-Pop Idol Groups (Singapore) Performance

Enjoy a variety of J-pop performances from our local talents, Tokimeki JUMP and Natsuiro Party.

Performance   Autograph Session
Venue: The Meadow Venue: The Meadow
Date Time Date Time
30 Mar 2019 Tokimeki JUMP: 5.15pm - 5.35pm
Natsuiro Party: 6.40pm - 7.00pm
30 Mar 2019 Tokimeki JUMP: 4.30pm - 5.00pm
Natsuiro Party: 5.30pm - 6.00pm

Tokimeki JUMP

Tokimeki JUMP

  • Tokimeki JUMP is a 4-girl Japanese-pop (J-pop) performance group from Singapore. Tokimeki JUMP is uniquely both “Kawaii” (cute) and “Kakkoii” (cool). The group’s core performance is “Odottemita”, but also dabbles in covering songs from Japanese idol groups such as Dempagumi.inc and The World Standard (Wa-suta).

Natsuiro Party

Natsuiro Party

  • Natsuiro Party is an all-girl group specialising in J-pop Sing-and-Dance performances. Formed on 14 February 2016, the group hopes to spread energy and zest to the audience through singing and dancing.

    Since their debut performance on 23 Apr 2016, they have been actively performing in both local and oversea events, most notably at Anime Festival Asia and Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention. 


Other Exciting Programmes

Anime Screening - Crayon Shinchan the Movie

Anime Screening - Crayon Shinchan the Movie

  • Delve into the animated worlds of mystery, laughter, joy and tears with the latest anime movie titles at Anime Garden 2019!
  • 30 Mar 2019, 9.45pm
  • Crayon Shinchan the Movie: Bakumori!
    Kung Fu Boys -Ramen Chaos-

    Shinchan and the gang join their friend Masao in learning the legendary "Puni Puni Fist" martial art, and their rigorous training comes in handy when a bad batch of ramen makes the neighbourhood violent.

    Watari Takahashi | 2018 | 104 mins | Japanese with English & Chinese Subtitles | PG: Brief Nudity 

Matsuri Marketplace

Matsuri Marketplace

  • Relax and have fun at  the Matsuri Marketplace! There are a variety of activities for everyone -- don a yukata and hang up your own ema, treat yourself to yummy Japanese street eats and indulge in anime merchandises at the retail booths. 
  • 30 - 31 Mar 2019
  • 3.30pm - 11.30pm
  • Charges apply

Anime Screening - A Silent Voice

Anime Screening - A Silent Voice

  • Delve into the animated worlds of mystery, laughter, joy and tears with the latest anime movie titles at Anime Garden 2019!
  • 31 Mar 2019, 9.45pm
  • A Silent Voice

    Elementary school boy Shouya Ishida is ostracised by his friends after he bullies a deaf girl, Shouko Nishimiya to the point where she moves away. Years later, Ishida sets out to make amends.

    Naoko Yamada | 2016 | 129 mins | Japanese with English & Chinese Subtitles | PG

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