What You Need to Know:
- Bushiroad held its inaugural CharaExpo USA 2018 within Anaheim Convention Center, from November 10-11, 2018. As one of the biggest Japanese anime and games event brands in Southeast Asia, this was the first time CharaExpo was held within North America. Over the course of the two-day event, 7,531 visitors were in attendance.
- As organizers, Bushiroad brought in a wide selection of its contents to represent the anime and gaming subculture. Bushiroad’s strategic partner Japan Park also came in under the Japan Park L.A. brand, offering a wide variety of Japanese food, travel, souvenirs, cultural and lifestyle content in a section of the event.
- Key contents included talk stages, featuring popular franchises Cardfight!! Vanguard and Revue Starlight with members of their casts. Live concerts also took place on each day, with Poppin’Party and RAISE A SUILEN performing on Day 1, while Roselia performed on Day 2. New Japan Pro-Wrestling Lion’s Break Project 1 also took place within the event hall, with a specially constructed ring. A total of 31 sign sessions were also held for the casts, illustrators, and pro-wrestlers. Alongside all these, the Bushiroad Championship Series 2018 Regional Championship for California was also held within the event, featuring championships for 4 Bushiroad titles: Cardfight!! Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz, Future Card Buddyfight, and Dragoborne -Rise to Supremacy-.
Source: Official Press Release
Otsukaresama Bushiroad and Chara Expo!
Looks like the event turned out to be incredibly fun for everyone! Great!