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AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone

Games and Anime are a massive part of every HYPER JAPAN event and Festival 2019 has some sensational stuff waiting for you in the AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone.

We are super excited to welcome NINTENDO back to HYPER JAPAN for Festival 2019 and this year they are bringing some amazing new games which will be available for the first time ever in the UK at HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019.
Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening will all be playable for the first time in the UK in the AKIHABARA Zone and other Nintendo Switch titles will be available to play at the show including Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Daemon X Machina, Super Mario Maker 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!
Find out more about NINTENDO at Festival 2019 here.

This summer’s HYPER JAPAN Festival is also delighted that Dragon Ball Super
will be joining us for the first time ever. We will have over 100 sq. metres of Dragon Ball Super fun in the AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone so make sure to check out this fantastic anime and manga series.

The AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone will be hosting incredible illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita, creator of iconic characters with over thirty years experience as an artist in Japan.
Arita-sensei will be also presenting on the HYPER Live! Stage as well as signing autographs and taking commissions throughout the HYPER JAPAN weekend.

The brand new HYPER HADO Tournament will be taking place in the AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone and we are really looking forward to it!
This new and exciting Augmented Reality sports gaming system has become very popular in Japan and will surely be huge here in Europe in coming years. Everyone is welcome to join in the HYPER HADO Tournament for a chance to win some brilliant prizes including a place in the UK qualifying competition for the HADO World Cup in Japan.
Don’t miss the first ever HYPER HADO Tournament, you can sign up here to ensure you get a place over the weekend.

HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019 is also delighted to welcome inclusive social gaming from mayamada GamePad to the AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone along with the HYPER JAPAN debut of The Brotherhood Games who will be located just by the Table Top Gaming Area where you can start a pick-up game and enjoy your HYPER JAPAN purchases.

The AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone will also be the HYPER JAPAN home of the fabulously nostalgic Retro Gaming Area and our friends at Tokyo Toys and Japan Craft as well as so much more.
We can’t wait to welcome you to the AKIHABARA Game & Anime Zone at HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019!

See you soon!!!

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