Hyper Japan returns this month with discount for CI users!

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Article by Tom Phillips (drowned_panda) posted Monday 4th July 2011

Last year saw the addition of a new event to the anime calendar - Hyper Japan. The event was a mixture of merchandise, exclusive screenings, stage performances and food & drink not seen at other UK events. Despite its small size it was a promising event and this month it is back in a bigger venue!

The new Hyper Japan will take place at Olympia Two in London on 22nd - 24th July and will feature a host of cuisine, culture and anime goodness. There will also be a cosplay competition in association with Square Enix, with a range of Square Enix merchandise on offer as prizes. Read on for full details

The contest will take place on stage at 12pm on Sunday 24th July at Hyper Japan and is open to anyone dressed as a character from any Square Enix releases. You can enter by clicking here: http://www.hyperjapan.co.uk/event-2011/highlights/cosplay/squareenix-cos.... Also taking place will be the CosParade (masquerade), where participants will have the chance to win prizes as individual and group entries.

If you are not cosplaying, there will be plenty of anime merchandise to peruse, as well as food & drink, music, workshops, charity raffle and much more.

Tickets are available online and can be purchased via the Hyper Japan website or on the door. Cosplay Island users can use a discount code to get reduced tickets, if you book between 2 and 4 tickets at the same time you will be able to get them for the reduced price of just £7.50 each! (reduced from £12).

To claim your discount, simply visit www.hyperjapan.co.uk/costicket and enter the discount code csi. Discount tickets are valid for any day of Hyper Japan. The discount will be valid for 10 days from this notice.

In addition, everyone who pre-registers for the cosplay competitions will receive priority entry – so no queuing! (contestants will still need an entry ticket)

Click here to for more information on tickets, location and competitions - http://www.hyperjapan.co.uk