Hyper Japan event

After last year’s successful run of Hyper Japan at Kensington Olympia venue in London, I was fortunate to attend the event as guest of Tabio (a Japanese socks and hosiery company).

Hyper Japan was all about cuisine, culture and cool: everything that’s creative, cute and crazy about contemporary Japan.

Face painting session.

Food stand selling handmade sushi.

Exhibitor dressed in Kimono.  A stand selling dedicated Mangas and idol magazines.

Origami making and traditional calligraphy session.

Cosplay performance award and audience.

I find the experience astonishing and inspirational, particularly seeing young fans dressed up in Cosplay costumes in fitting tribute to their favourite and identified Manga/Anime characters, they looked adorable. Japanese culture is officially cool and I cannot wait for the 2012 event.

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