Festival Day Programming: 9/18
J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL 2010 was another day packed with music, art, special guests, live performances, film screening, and a whole lot of creative energy! 40,000 in attendance. Thank you very much!
Once again girl-power takes over the Pagoda Stage to shake the Plaza!
Hopie Spitshard @ 12:15pm
MYX TV presents a rapper that’s breaking the stereotype.
SOULIT @ 1:00pm
Soulfully smooth quartet from Tokyo.
Jinny Oops! @ 1:45pm
Japan Nite returns with an all girl trio from Sakai City, Osaka.
BPN Fashionista 2010 @ 3:00pm
Black Peace Now’s Gothic fashion contest. Big prizes!
SOU・SOU Bikers @ 4:00pm
Check out SOU・SOU’s new bike fashion & coordination!
Excuses For Skipping @ 4:30pm
San Francisco indie rock quartet with soaring melodies.
DJ Amaya @ 5:30pm
J-POP Diva Remix of popular female artists. Come dance!
Festival Opening Ceremony @ 11:00am
J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL 2010 begins! Sake barrel breaking.
“The Red Man” Ken Hamazaki @ 12:00pm
Interview with festival’s exhibition artist Ken Hamazaki.
Mori Chack is Here! @ 1:00pm
Mini-interview panel with Gloomy Bear creator Mori Chack.
AOD Cosplay Contest @ 2:00pm
Animation On Display presents the best anime cosplayers.
Not Enough Pocky Championship @ 3:00pm
Skillfully eat many many Pocky to win many more Pocky.
Harajuku Kawaii Experience 2010 @ 4:00pm
6%DOKIDOKI is back with the latest kawaii from Harajuku!
Detroit Metal City Premiere @ 5:00pm
SF’s air-guitar champion and “best dressed Krausser” rock out.
(Reception + Screening at VIz Cinema to follow at 6pm)
Artist Ally by Bazaar Bizarre SF
A handmade market by local artists open at Buchanan Mall.
Anime Lane by AOD
Best vendors in anime and manga based collections.
Vinyl Village “Market Place”
It’s a market place of vinyl toys and figures by creators!
Gourmet Food Court
Japan. World. Desserts! Great mix of great food.
Get Bit: HAGATA-MAN from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Artist Ken Hamazaki performs the art of “teeth-marking”.
Bay Area artist Estria’s graffiti live! All day
Final product of four canvases will be auctioned to highest bidders!
SEGA Experience from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
SEGA takes over the big screen intoducing latest games!
Hatsune Miku LIVE! from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Vocaloid sensation Miku Hatsune’s digital “live” concert!
**This is not an actual live concert. It is a recorded cinema experience.
Detroit Metal City SF Premiere (Presented by VIZ Pictures
Premiere screening of Detroit Metal City + Reception
Reception @ 6:00pm
Film Screening @ 7:00pm
Mori Chack Autograph Session @ 2:00pm
Get NEW PEOPLE exclusice Gloomy Bear T-shirt signed by creator Mori Chack.
Grateful “Red” Tea Ceremony from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Meet artist Ken Hamazaki at “Red” Tea Ceremony. Sip.
HAAMONII’s VIP After Party from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Find the HAAMONII crew during festival to get VIP passes. (age 21+)