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Handy Guide to HYPER JAPAN

With HYPER JAPAN Winter 2018 almost upon us, we have put together this handy guide to help you navigate the weekend and find exactly what you’re looking for.


Depending on availability, some tickets may be sold on the door, but to ensure you get in for your preferred session we strongly recommend buying your tickets before your arrive. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here or just visit the HYPER JAPAN website.
It’s always better to have your tickets before your arrive – and its cheaper than buying on the door too!


With all the excitement and huge crowds of people around Olympia London for HYPER JAPAN, it can be a bit confusing to find your way. For a smooth and painless entry, take a look at our simple queueing guide and get yourself inside as quickly as possible.


Once you’re inside HYPER JAPAN, whilst many of you will know exactly what you’re looking for, many more may be a little unsure of where to go.

This map and guide should help you navigate your way around the three main zones of ASAKUSA (Japanese Culture), HARAJUKU (Kawaii & Fashion) and AKIHABARA (Anime & Games) as well as the other fascinating Japanese attractions around HYPER JAPAN.

Feeling peckish?

With so much to do and see at HYPER JAPAN, you’re bound to feel hungry at some point. There is a great selection of yummy treats waiting for you at the EAT-JAPAN Food Court!

Don’t miss out on the delicious Ramen Experience – the perfect way to warm up on a November day in London!

What better to follow your ramen than a visit to this years incredible Sake Experience!
Check out our world-beating selection of namazake
and other Japanese drinks.


CosPlay is always a huge part of HYPER JAPAN and its great to see the incredible talent and imagination of all the CosPlayers on display! Have a look at our CosPlay guide for hints and tips and our CosPlay guidelines.

HYPER Live! Stage

The HYPER Live! Stage will be buzzing with a massive range of fabulous entertainment all weekend. From J-Rock to Japanese enka, live shodo calligraphy to a display of dance, music & swordsmanship, as well as International Rugby live from Twickenham and the much-anticipated HYPER Auction; we really do have something for everyone!

Check the performance schedule
and don’t miss out on something really special!


Stop by the KIKKOMAN Kids’ Zone for  some really special activities for all the children at HYPER JAPAN this year.

With all this and so much more going on everyone is sure to find lots to fascinate and entertain at HYPER JAPAN!

Come early! Stay late! and really make the most of Japan in London this weekend.

See you soon at HYPER JAPAN!!!

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