If you happen to be in Penang this weekend and you bump into weird people dressing up as cute cartoon cats, don't be alarmed.
The Penang Anime Matsuri 2017 - Summer Wonderland (PAM17), dubbed the biggest ever anime convention in Malaysia, will be taking place at the Setia Spice Convention Centre in George Town, Penang this weekend.
Supported by Anime Festival Asia and the Penang state government, more than 50,000
anime lovers are expected to show up for the two-day event.
The highlight of the event is the 'I love Anisong X AniBeats' music festival, which will take place across two days.
The music festival will reportedly feature performances from some of the biggest performers in Japan, such as DJ Kazu
, kz (livetune)
If concerts are not your thing, you can also take part in the Cosplay Singles Showdown, watch some HoneyWorks animated movies or take some pictures with Pikachu.
Who can say no to Pikachu, right?
Not only that, Japan's most popular cosplayer Enako
will also be making an appearance at the Festival for a special meet-and-greet session.
But here's the thing; unfortunately, the entrance to the event is not free.
Indoor exhibition halls with the stage costs RM15 per day
, while tickets for the concert and the exhibition costs RM118 per day
and RM220 for two days
If you're a
lover of anime, head on over to Peatix
to grab your tickets now. Hurry, Enako is waiting.