Ready to spend the day at the 15th Impact of the festival tomorrow ? To be sure that you don’t miss on anything during your visit, we help you plan your schedule!

The manga Beelzebub is one of the most famous titles of Shônen Jump. Ryûkei TAMURA, its creator, meets you during a conference at the Japan Expo stage at 11 a.m..

Does Kimagure OrangeRoad ring a bell to you? Izumi MATSUMOTO, author of the famous manga, waits for you at the Japan Expo stage at 2:30 p.m. during a conference that’ll awaken your nostalgic self!

You can’t miss, under no circumstance, the exceptional conference of Tatsuro IWAMOTO, the chara-designer of Phoenix Wright at the video games’ stage at 5 p.m.

Also, it’s at the main stage at 12:30 p.m. that a majestic kimono parade from the creators of BE JAPON waits for your visit, at the sound of magnificent violins.

And of course, let yourself be guided by the bewitching voices of the trio Kalafina! They invite you to their symphonic J-pop showcase at 2 p.m. at the Live House.


And there’s more :

  • Ippei KURI, producer of Judo Boy, Mach Go Go Go and also Gatchaman will be at the 15th anniversary stage at 12:45 p.m. for a conference
  • The team of the movie Lady Maiko welcomes you at the Japan Expo stage at 2 p.m. to see in exclusivity the fruit of their work. Mone KAMISHIRAISHI, the main actress of this maiko-movie will be there and something tells us that you should also expect a surprise guest !
  • The band 1000say waits for you at the Live House at 5:15 for a pop and electro showcase: a moment you won’t ever forget
  • The artist Mamoru YOKOTA will show you his talent with his exhibit Musha-E and the Sôma riding festival, at the 15th anniversary stage at 2:45 p.m.


And besides that, don’t forget to meet your favourite artists during signing sessions and to discover the Japanese traditional culture through games and activities occuring everyday. Enter the video games’ tournaments, the freeplay activities, the martial arts initiations, the quizzes, games and competitions. And of course, the children area is open everyday, with loads of animations specially created for your infants!

Don’t forget to ask for the program!

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