Written by: Sugar
Animate has just announced the dates for their upcoming Animate Girls Festival 2023 (AGF2023)! Celebrating their 14th anniversary, the annual event, heralded as “everything for girls” that draws fans of anime, manga, voice actors, merch, otome games, cosplay and more, will be held at Sunshine City Ikebukuro, Tokyo from Friday, November 3rd to Saturday, November 4th. Last year in 2022, the event drew more than 188,000 attendees and continues to be one of Japan’s largest anime events catered to female fans.
Dates: 11/3/2023 – 11/4/2023
Venue: Sunshine City in Ikebukuro, Tokyo
3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0013
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Last entry at 4:30 pm)
Exhibitor favorites include the following, with more to come:
Tickets and information are available here: https://agf-ikebukuro.jp/s/agf2023/
Early entry tickets will be held by lottery, with each ticket type granting different times:
– Fast Ticket (Admission starting at 9:00 am) – 3,000 yen
– General Ticket (Admission starting at 10:00 am through 12:00 pm ) – 1,800 yen
– Afternoon Ticket (Admission starting at 1:00 pm through 3:00 pm) – 800 yen to 1,000 yen
Day of tickets, which can be purchased at the door, will also be available.