Anime Festival Asia Malaysia 2012 (Part 1)

This was the first Anime Festival Asia (AFA) event in Malaysia.

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We dropped by Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) this morning for a short visit.

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The event was bigger than Astro’s ANIMAX Carnival 2012.

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The event occupied 2 halls in PTWC, plus a concert stage.

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It attracted many anime and cosplay fans to AFA MY, that could been measured by the ‘super’ long queue at the ticket counter.

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Manga comics, anime movie and cosplay are billion dollars industry.

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It was interesting to see many youngsters taken cosplay as a serious hobby.

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I couldn’t afford any Ultraman mask or Doraemon costume, so I have to stick t-shirt and jeans.

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One of the common accessories is coloured contact lens. Of course, boys and girls need to put up thick layer of make-up too.

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They either make their own DIY accessories or purchase ready-made costumes (relatively expansive).

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Like any other hobbies, cosplay is meant to have fun.

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Let the fun begins this weekend at Kuala Lumpur.

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