C3 (Convention)

C3 (Convention)

The annual C3 convention is coming and for all local otaku this is an unmissable event. Not only will there be loads of cool stuff to buy and see, there will also be a number of live shows and talks not be missed.

Here are Otaku Zone's top picks.

Chiaki Ishikawa Live

Anisong singer and one half of musical duo See-Saw, Chiaki Ishikawa, has been invited to perform at this year's con. This otaku hopes to hear a live performance of Prototype, the theme song from Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Season 2 which got to No 3 on the Oricon Top 200.

When: March 9, 7.30pm

Tiger and Bunny

Voice actor Masakazu Morita (Barnaby Brooks Jr) and show producer Ozaki Masayuki will discuss behind-the-scene details of the show, and share a series of rare and unpublished production topics.

When: March 10, 4pm


The four main voice actresses from the popular show about high school girls will be hanging out on the main stage to discuss the anime's quirkiness.

When: March 11, 11.30am.

Ani-son Super Live

Don't miss the anisong concerts on the last two days, with live performances by Minami Kuribayashi (Gundam Age), Misato Aki (Princess Resurrection), Chihiro Yonekura (Soul Hunter opening and ending themes), and Faylan (Tantei Opera Milky Holmes).

When: March 10, 6pm and March 11, 5pm

C3 runs from March 9 to 11 at the Kowloon International Trade and Exhibition Centre. Tickets cost HK$30 from Circle K, MCL Cinemas, and Namco stores. For more details visit www.c3hk.com.hk.


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