Anime-related domestic and international companies, organizations, and contents will gather at the world's largest anime event "AnimeJapan 2019" and "Family Anime Festa 2019" on March 23 (Sat) and 24 (Sun) 2019 at Tokyo Big Sight.
The theme of the sixth iteration will be "ROCK", and will have various attractions such as four stages filled with entertainment, official goods sales, and a Production Works Gallery.
A "Bandai Namco Animation Airport Booth" will be exhibited by Sunrise, Bandai Namco Arts, Bandai Namco Pictures, Bandai Namco Entertainment, and Bandai Namco Rights Marketing. Besides the "GUNDAM Area" where there will be exhibits from the "Gundam" series, five other areas will also appear, and a "special passport" will also be handed out.
At the "BANDAI SPIRITS" booth, various items to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Gundam will be exhibited. Items such as the collaboration with the "12 Professional Baseball Teams", "GUNDAM UNIVERSE", and "40th Anniversary UT" will appear.
Besides these things, the latest anime works announcements and talk events will be carried out on the AJ "ROCK" Stage, there will be an "Anison" quiz competition at Anison☆King DAM, and a Cosplayers World will also be held, so don't miss them.
Also, in East Hall 3, there will be a family event "Family Anime Festa 2019" on March 22, 2019 (Fri), and an anison club event "AJ Night 2019" will also be held, so let's introduce them both here as well.
Bandai Namco Animation Airport Booth
At the "Bandai Namco Animation Airport Booth" (East Hall 7 M08), the booth is imaged as an aiport, and will have 5 areas in addition to a "Gundam Area", and a boarding gate for each is prepared.
In the "Gundam Area", there is a "UC NexT 0100" panel display with pictures and chronology, and a Mineva Lao Zabi (Cabin Attendant Costume) standee is displayed.
Also, there will be a "MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM NT MECHANICAL REPORT" booklet hand out, and Gundam Fan Club (GFC) members will receieve a "Mineva Lao Zabi Illustration Clear File" as a present. There are limited quantities available, so let's get it before they're gone.
Besides that, the website "V-STORAGE", as a business trip edition, will have a special booklet "V-STORAGE "R"" distributed, so don't miss it. The booth details will be at the Bandai Namco Animation Airport Booth V-STORAGE special page
Mobile Suit Gundam THE ORIGIN / Mobile Suit Gundam / Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team / Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the pocket / Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: STARDUST MEMORY / Mobile Suit Z Gundam / Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ / Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack / Mobile Suit Gundam UC / Mobile Suit Gundam NT / Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway's Flash / Mobile Suit Gundam F91 / Mobile Suit V Gundam / Gundam Fan Club
- "UC NexT 0100" pictures and chronology panel display
- "MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM NT MECHANICAL REPORT" booklet handout
※While supplies last
- Mineva Lao Zabi Illustration (Cabin Attendant Costume) Standee Display
- GFC members Mineva Lao Zabi Illustration clear file present
※Supplies are limited, promotion will end when supplies exhausted
■Special Passport Distribution!
When you enter the "Bandai Namco Animation Airport" booth, a limited number of "special passports" that can only be obtained there will be distributed. When you enter the 5 different areas in the booth, you will receive a stamp in your passport which has a specially illustrated design to commemorate this event.
In the "GUNDAM Area", the Narrative Gundam from "Mobile Suit Gundam NT", and at the neighboring "BANDAI SPIRITS" booth the "Mobile Suit Gundam 40th Anniversary Project" project logo will each appear.
※There is no free gift from collecting stamps.
※Supplies are limited, distribution will end when supplies are exhausted.
※One handout per person.
※Staff will stamp at the "Bandai Namco Animation Airport" booth (may change depending on situation of that day)
BANDAI SPIRITS Booth
At the "BANDAI SPIRITS Booth" (East Hall 7 M09), various items commemorating the 40th anniversary of Gundam will be displayed.
From the Hobby Division, there will be collaborations with the "12 Professional Baseball Teams" and "UNIQLO", and new gunpla from "Gundam NT". From the Collectors Division, the new series "GUNDAM UNIVERSE", GUNDAM FIX FIGURATION METAL COMPOSITE new item "Char Custom Zaku II", and "Gundam 40th Anniversary Ver." will appear.
Also, from the Apparel Division there will be the "40th Anniversary UT" collaboration items with "UNIQLO", high quality figure series from Megahouse "GGG Mobile Suit Z Gundam Quattro Bajeena", and new items from various items are scheduled to appear.
※Exhibition contents may change.
"Anime Note ~ Creating the Sounds of Mobile Suit Gundam NT"!
At the "Production Works Gallery" booth, there will be an exhibition of "Anime Note ~ Creating the Sounds of Mobile Suit Gundam NT ~".
The Production Works Gallery is a booth that introduces the production system of anime, and this time the focus will be "The Sounds of Anime". Focusing on "Mobile Suit Gundam NT", the music, sound effects, and voice recordings as an essential part of the animation process for "sound" will be exhibited with staff and cast interviews as well.
Also, there will be a "Voice Guide System" which the voice actor for Jona Basta, Junya Enoki, narrates, and a "theater room" as well. You can experience the audio world of "Gundam NT" fully, so let's go check it out.
For further information, please see the official event site Production Works Gallery page
AnimeJapan 2019 Summary
March 23, 2019（Sat）～24（Sun）
10:00～17:00 ※Last Entry 16:30
Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo, Koto, Ariake 3-10-1)
East Halls 1-8
- Advance Sales
Junior high students and younger：¥1,800 （tax inc.） / Elementary school students and younger：Free
- Day Of Sales
Junior high students and younger ：¥2,200（tax inc.） / Elementary school students and younger: Free