Kyoto International Manga & Anime Fair (Kyo-Mafu) 2018, the largest manga and anime fair in western Japan, was held on September 15 (Sat.) and 16 (Sun.) at the Kyoto International Exhibition Hall (Miyakomesse), co-hosted by KCG Group (Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto Institute of Information, Kyoto College of Automotive Engineering).We held a fun event at the KCG Group booth, and many people visited our booth.Also, the announcement of the final and judging results of "Seiyu-tama in Kyo-Mafu 2018 - Seiyu-tama Kinki Competition" (supported by KCG Group), inviting voice actors as guests, was very exciting.
At the opening ceremony held on the 15th at the Rome Theater Kyoto, Mr. Wataru Hasegawa, Chairman of KCG Group, celebrated the opening by breaking a mirror on the stage with Mr. Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto and Mr. Takayuki Matsutani, Chairman of the Executive Committee (President of Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.).
At the KCG booth set up at the venue, we held a "liquid tab experience workshop" to make original fans by coloring the KCG mascot character "Kyokotan" using an LCD pen tablet.It is a unique event and was featured on the NHK news.The "Kyokotan" clear file that was given as a present to those who registered for KCG's LINE@ was also well received.
The "Seiyu Tamashii in Kyo-Mafu 2018 - Seiyu Tamashii Kinki Competition" is a voice festival where junior and senior high school students who aspire to become voice actors gather to aim for the right to participate in the International Seiyu Contest.Those who passed the second screening held at Kyoto Institute of Information Graduate University, Kyoto Main Campus, took up the challenge.Voice actor Kenta Miyake was invited as a guest judge, and together with Hideo Momota, director of the International Association for Voice Actor Training, and Akiyoshi Watanabe, professor at Kyoto Institute of Information, they decided on one grand prize winner who will participate in the finals of the 7th International Voice Actor Contest "Voice Actor Spirit" to be held in Tokyo on November 18.After this, there was a talk event by Mr. Miyake, which was very exciting.Students from the IT Voice Actor Course of the Information Processing Department of Kyoto Computer Gakuin played an active role as MCs.For the results and more information, please visit the "Voice Actor Spirit" page.
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