SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show announces 2019 dates

SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show is back for another year! An event made by the fans, for the fans. SMASH! brings the biggest Japanese pop culture event in Australia, at the International Convention Centre Sydney, July 13 and 14, 2019.

Over 22,000 people interacting with all the great activities on offer, SMASH! 2018 saw the largest attendance the convention has ever had the pleasure of hosting since its inception in 2007. Attendees got to experience free anime screenings, large-scale cosplay events, informative workshops, engaging industry panels, amazing international guests and our very own, famous Maid Cafe!

A number of local, interstate, and overseas artists made 2018 the largest Artist Market the convention has seen with over 260 tables full of illustrations, craft, indie game developers, and fashion. SMASH! has continued to support artists and community groups who love Japanese culture in 2019 and beyond.

Save the date 13-14 July 2019 – keep up with SMASH! here