Oct 13 - 15 | OC Japan Fair Is Filled With Culture, Entertainment, Fun and FOOD!

The OC Japan Fair is back at it again bringing Japan to Orange County for the 8th consecutive year! WOO!

There will be tons of CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND DELICIOUS AUTHENTIC JAPANESE FOOD! WHO IS EXCITED??

I love going to this event every year!

This is one of the largest Japanese cultural festivals of the year in the area
with over 60 booths and 30,000 visitors estimated! 

Mark your calendars now, because the event is happening October 13, 14, 15 at the OC Fairgrounds event center in Costa Mesa!

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair


THIS YEAR'S THEME:
“The skills of Japan: Experience and enjoy traditions and innovations”

Based on this, the creators of the fair aim to provide opportunities for everyone to experience entertainment, technology, tradition, culture, pop culture & food.

That means they will also be showing some cool VR stuff too!


Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair


VIRTUAL REALITY


Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Innocent Forest is a VR animation. The newest version of “Innocent Forest” will be open to the public for the first time in the US at the fair! It's basically a Visual Novels meets Virtual Realityin to create an ultimate immersive reading experience. This fantasy story is about a girl called Luclei and the memories of those who visit her.

With character dialogue voiced by high-profile voice actors, and 360 VR animated scenes, this is a cool experience where you will feel ABSORBED in the story and scenes and characters!

More info on Innocent Forest:
https://www.fulldivenovel-innocentforest.com/




Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair


Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

SEE PERFORMANCES & SHOWS

The entertainment is no joke. There will be celebrity performances by Che’Nelle, Sunplaza Nakano-kun & Papala Kawai and Layla Lane!

In addition to that, cultural performances including a Kimono show, cosplay show, Naruto show, and more will be happening!


Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

Photo Credit | OC Japan Fair

MEET PEPPER, THE HUMANOID


Softbank Robotics, has given birth to a robot named Pepper who is excited to meet you all there! Pepper is a robot that is capable of recognizing human emotions adapting behavior accordingly. Isn't that cool?

Pepper will be available to meet anyone who's interesting in having a chat at the Innovation Zone on October 14 from 12pm - 5pm!


ARE YOU INTO COSPLAY?

On October 14 (Saturday), there will be the Amnet COSPLAY SHOW! Enter if you are a cosplayer!

Cosplayers can submit a video or photo to join for free, win prizes and be part of the fashion show.

Grand Prize: round trip 1 ticket on Delta Airlines : US48 states,Canada, and Mexico!!
2nd Prize: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft $200 Gift Certificate

🙌🙌🙌

The event is committed to bringing some awesome Japanese food that you'll wanna try.


PERFECT FOR FOODIES

Here is a sneak peak:
  • Josui from Nagoya (Salt / Shio) 
  • Shinzan Ramen from Osaka (Tonkotsu / Pork)
  • Tenka Tori Ramen fro Oita (Chicken)
  • Kushitsuru from Fukushima - Deep-fried skewers
  • Takoyaki (Octopus dumplings / balls)
  • Daikokuya's Famous Daikokuya Ramen (Tonkotsu)
  • Kobe Wagyu 
  • Okonomiyaki
  • Yakisoba
  • Sake Tasting
  • Authentic Matcha drinks
  • Samurai Burrito (sushi burritos and nachos)
  • Musubis and Onigiris


SEE YOU THERE!

Date: October 13(Fri) 14(Sat)、15(Sun) 

Time:
10/13 5:00pm~11:00pm
10/14 12:00pm~10:00pm 
10/15 10:00am~5:00pm

Venue: 
OC Fair & Event Center 
(88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626)

Tickets:
At the door: $8 
*Children under 5 and Adults over 65 are free
Pre-order tickets online for $7:


Official Website:


I will also be there so say hellooooooo if you see me! I'll probably be decked out in Gudetama!

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