TOKYO (August 27th 2013) – Danny Choo, Producer of the worldwide TV series “Culture Japan,” announced that Culture Japan’s first ever conference “Culture Japan Con” (CJC) was attended by 6000 unique attendees and a turnstile attendance of 7500.

Culture Japan Con took place on the island of Penang in Malaysia on August 17th – 18th and was jointly organized together with Penang Global Tourism.

Invited guests included Voice Actress Asakawa Yuu (Megurine Luka, Rider), Ikkyuu-sensei (Moekana & Moekanji illustrator), Shirahane Nao-sensei (DMYO), American cosplayer Maridah, Malaysian cosplayer Angie and Japanese music band Vividblaze.

Global Japanese brands such as Good Smile Company, Bushiroad and Kinokuniya also exhibited at Culture Japan Con.

Culture Japan Con is an event where attendees can mingle with guests who work in the Japanese animation industry in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy events like cosplay and stage events. Two return tickets to Tokyo were given away in a lucky draw to attendees who purchased a two day ticket.
Danny Choo announced that Culture Japan Con 2 will take place in 2014 and is currently working on securing a location. Culture Japan Con is planned to be held in various locations worldwide.