Friday, 3 December, 2021
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AnimeCon Dhaka 2021 held

AnimeCon Dhaka 2021 held

AnimeCon Dhaka 2021 was held at the Tokyo Square Convention Center in the capital on Friday. For the first time the Embassy of Japan took part in the programme. 

 In cooperation with acclaimed Studio Ghibli, the Japanese Embassy screened ‘My Neighbour Totoro’ at the event. Many young anime fans enjoyed the movie. This year’s event showcased anime music, karaoke performance, dance, cosplay, and anime music band performance. Around 1,500 people have attended this year’s event.

 Japanese Ambassador ITO Naoki took part in the co splay competition as a judge and interacted with many anime fans. In his speech, the Japanese ambassador thanked the AnimeCon Dhaka team for organising this year’s event. Mentioning the 50th Anniversary of the Japan-Bangladesh diplomatic relations next year, he expressed his hope that the young generation will forge a greater Japan-Bangladesh cultural relationship.