- Brigitte Lecordier: come meet the famous voice actress who gave her voice to Son Goku, Son Gohan et Son Goten as kids in Dragon Ball!
- Cosplayeurs from ECG: discover European Cosplay Gathering, the huge European cosplay competition, and meet previous winners and remarkable participants !
- NTNT (No Time No Tune): a group of vocalists coming from the web invite you to (re)discover pop culture through covers of your favorite anime and video game music!
- NUIT INCOLORE: discover the melancholic melodies of this young Swiss singer-songwriter through showcases and meet him for signings!
- Animaniak, game and quiz: Come and test your knowledge of animation and Japanese pop culture during a giant game and quiz activity!
- Animaniak, karaoke : come celebrate the closing of the 12th edition of Japan Expo Sud with joy and good humor while singing all your favorite anime music!
- Cosplay Shows: the best cosplayers bring your favorite heroes to life under the spotlights of the Ichigo Stage. Cosplay Shows are planned on Saturday and Sunday!
- Cosplay : show by CoSA: meet the members of CoSA for a superfun show inspired by the manga "Back Street Girls", when Yakuzas become idols!
- Epic Pixel Battle : Epic Pixel Battle: a crazy atmosphere in rap battles embodied by your favorite pop characters!
- K-pop cover contest by MAD SQUAD: on saturday dance groups will compete on stage. Do you want to participate ? All information here.
- ASSL: Lightsaber Show: Come see these modern-day Jedi at work in a lightsaber demonstration.
- Showcases No Time No Tune: your favorite anime and movies songs! Showcases take place on friday et sunday.
- Showcases Nuit Incolore: discover the singer-songwriter for showcases on friday, saturday et sunday.
Create your personal schedule for the festival: click here to have a look at the festival schedule and choose the events you want to add to your schedule!
- Animaniak: Come and test your knowledge of Japanese pop culture on the stand of the Animaniak association! Quiz, blind test, karaoke...
- Beat Saber in VR: the Game Academy will present you their formations and invites you to play Beat Saber in VR at their booth.
- Blind test K-pop: MAD SQUAD tests your knowledge on saturday on Sakura scene. Ready for the game ?
- Consulate of Japan: the Consulate of Japan in Marseille and its three partner associations present the "traditional" Japanese culture to you through the art of traditional dolls, shogi, bonsai and kintsugi.
- Cosplay Azur: the association exhibits its most beautiful pieces and offers you mini-games as well as manga version portraits of you at their stand.
- Cosplay workshop: Freedom’s Cosplay Show will help you with your costumes, wigs an and make-up at their booth.
- Dioramas: discover the action figures of your favorite heroes in the heat of the action amidst Star Hill Team’s sets and models! The collective will be exhibiting dioramas at the festival.
- Exhibition Au cœur de Lovecraft: join Howard & Co's detective agency and dive in H.P. Lovecraft's dark and surreal universe…
- Exhibition Buichi Terasawa: discover the work of the legendary mangaka, author of Cobra in particular, in a retrospective exhibition.
- Dynamic Heroes exhibition: Do you like Grendizer? Mazinger Z? Devilman? Then don't miss the dream series for fans of master Gô Nagai!
- Independant video games: studio Futurtech presents their games La Forêt de Pago (to learn French), Pago Forest – Defense Tower (strategy game) andCarnage Offering (FPS). Come and try them !
- Lightsaber : do you feel like a Jedi or a Sith? Whatever your camp, learn the handling of the lightsaber during initiations at Japan Expo Sud!
- Martial arts: the Budô area is back and so are the local clubs, ready to shows you their disciplines. On the tatamis, have a go at kendo with Fudokan, or shorinji kempo with Shorinji Kempo Marseille aikido with FFAAA, aikivudao with FAKVDF, karate with Karaté Dojo Marseillais, judo with the Comité 13 Judo !
- Manga workshops: you want to learn how to draw like a mangaka? Or to improve your style? Get your pencils: the ART ET MOUVEMENT workshop will be welcoming you!
- Mah-jong: come and discover the rules of this very popular game in Japan or, if you are already an insider, face opponents of your size, on the Chuuren Potos Marseille stand.
- Manga drawing contest: show your mangaka talents and try to win prizes with ART ET MOUVEMENT.
- Origami: learn how to make traditional paper figures or fold your favorite characters with origami !
- Parkage: the Vitrolles shop invites you to discover board games and complete your Pokémon and YuGiOh card collections.
- Random Play Dance by MAD SQUAD: join the group to dance at the sound of your favorite songs under the sun of Marseille!
- Shiatsu discovering : Relax in the expert hands of the school Iokaï Shiatsu’s members, who offer free shiatsu sessions.
- SOS COSPLAY: Aoi Sora Cosplay welcomes you at their booth for last minute repairs on your cosplays!
- Studio photo cosplay: keep a trace of your costume or simply a souvenir of Japan Expo Sud by taking picture at this booth!
- Virtual reality game : Ready for the match? Challenge your friends in virtual reality on the video game King Pong, presented by studio Iconik!
- Volt Events: an unmissable booth where you can try virtual reality in an “energy balls and shields” version of dodgeball, and epic battles with laser weapons.
First visit: all the information you need to discover Japan Expo Sud with a peaceful mind are on this page.
Opening hours, rush hours, services…: all the information you need to organize your visit is in our attendee’s guide.
Sanitary measures: find all information regarding sanitary measures here.