Doki Doki Festival in Manchester on Saturday
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The Doki Doki festival will take place in Manchester on Saturday November 9, ticket details here. It will run from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sugden Sports Centre (scroll down for map). The line-up includes talks, panels, workshops, film screenings and a cosplay competition.
The film screenings include Mamoru Hosoda's The Wolf Children, the CGI fantasy Oblivion Island and the action film 009 Re:Cyborg.
There will be a dance performance by British idol Beckii Cruel, and a live performance by J-pop singer Naomi Suzuki.
There is also an evening cosplay party, restricted to over-18s, taking place at the Manchester Metropolitan University Students' Union, around the corner from the main venue. It runs from 9 p.m until 2 a.m. Tickets cost £1 (cosplayers or Early Bird ticket holders) or £2, and must be bought on the door. The party is organised in conjuction with the Manchester University Japanimation Society (MUJS).
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