DOKI DOKI - THE MANCHESTER JAPANESE FESTIVAL 2017
On Saturday 10th November 2018, Manchester is hosting the sixth Doki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival, an event celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture. Throughout the day, there will be talks, demonstrations, parades and other
events showcasing manga, anime, fashion, martial arts, film, music, games and other aspects of Japanese culture, past and present, as well as retail stalls and artist stands. Hot and cold Japanese food will also be available to purchase.
The festival comprises a daytime event, running from 10am to 6.30pm, followed by an evening cosplay party event, from 8pm to early hours. The daytime event will be taking place in Sugden Sports Centre, situated near the student quarter and near Oxford Road train station. The evening event is at The Footage pub on Oxford Road and Grosvenor Street corner.
There is no age limit for the daytime event, but anyone under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian - the child will get in for free. The evening event is 18+ only.