JAPANESE EMBASSY PARTICIPATES IN PLAMO CON 2019
By Mujahid Iqbal
PLAMO CON, powered by Comic Con Kuwait, Kuwait’s first pop culture, gaming, and cosplay convention since 2012, was held on Sept 26, 27 and 28 at Kuwait International Fairground in Mishref. Sotaro Sasaki, Second Secretary & Cultural Attaché at the Japanese Embassy, visited the event, where the embassy had a stall. Dana Ziber, Assistant of the Cultural Attaché, also participated in the event along with other Japanese volunteers.
This convention offered the opportunity for the audience to meet their favorite celebrity guests including Hollywood stars, TV show actors and voiceover talents from popular video games and cartoons. Visitors enjoyed multiple activities suitable for both children and adults such as stage performances, dozens of vendors and figures stores, anime and manga shops and artists, cosplay shows and video game tournaments.