As we move into Sunday, we’re on the final day of HYPER JAPAN Festival 2019 but we have certainly kept some amazing stuff for the last day!
Opening the HYPER Live! Stage on Sunday morning will be a screening of the exciting Rugby anime, ALL OUT!! followed by the sweet music of choco, performing original songs inspired by the beautiful nature around her hometown of Karatsu, Saga in western Japan.
Meanwhile in the HYPER Kitchen, Yo! Sushi will be back with a workshop based on some of their most popular dishes.
Late morning brings SOZAI Cooking School to the HYPER Kitchen with a workshop showing the audience how to create a beautiful and amazingly tasty Japanese feast for themselves back at home, while on the HYPER Live! Stage the HYPER J-Style Collection Fashion Show is back to celebrate Japanese fashion’s creativity, passion and influence on what we are wearing every day.
Bringing us into the afternoon on the HYPER Live! Stage with his incredible energy and prodigious talent will be visual-kei artist Miura Ayme. As a serious CosPlayer as well as successful visual-kei artist, Miura Ayme has a big following and this is sure to be a well-attended set! Following Miura Ayme on the HYPER Live! Stage is Japanese artist, illustrator and designer Mitsuhiro Arita who has been one of the creative geniuses behind so many of the most iconic characters of the past thirty years.
Over in the HYPER Kitchen its time for a Sake Seminar, dispelling the myths and explaining the secrets to finding a good sake and teaching us more about this delicious, fascinating and ever-more popular Japanese tipple.
After learning all about sake, S&B Foods return to the HYPER Kitchen, this time with a workshop on one of Japanese food’s most misunderstood ingredients – wasabi. Find out more about this versatile food and even take part in the demonstration, making wasabi dirty fries with S&B Foods.
While all of that is happening in the HYPER Kitchen, the HYPER Live! Stage plays host to brilliant CosPlayers in the COSTest! Come and see the talent, creativity, enthusiasm and passion that these serious CosPlayers put into their costumes and support your friends taking part in the COSTest. After the COSTest, stick around by the HYPER Live! Stage for the final HYPER Bon Odori of Festival 2019. Join us in dancing this matsuri dance and enjoy the summertime mood of the festival.
As we move towards the end of Sunday afternoon, Kikkoman will be presenting a workshop on Hawaii’s delicious Poke Bowl in the HYPER Kitchen, passing on hand hints on making your own authentic Hawaiian dish at home and giving the audience the chance to try something new.
KUNI-KEN, the Japanese Shamisen Rock Band, then take to the HYPER Live! Stage for a performance of their unique blend of traditional Japanese music and modern rock before Ultradark Tokyo idols NECRONOMIDOL close out Festival 2019 with the final show of the day on the HYPER Live! Stage.