AniManGaki Online (AMG) is back with another year of exciting virtual event!
Last year, the world had to take a little breather due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person conventions were cancelled and some moved to virtual events instead.
The popular AMG, which comprise of animation, comics and games convention, took an innovative step to host its annual convention online. Last year, the event included video game tournaments, art & cosplay competitions as well as online concerts.
This year, with the pandemic still at large, AniManGaki will continue its beloved convention in the virtual world.
Founder of AMG, Yvonne Sing said in an interview that due to the social distancing norm and nationwide lockdown, AniManGaki Online 2021 will continue with its virtual format to keep everyone safe.
She added that “an online convention works because it provides a different kind of experience and is safer for all who is involved. Also, we just want to spread some positivity during these hard times.”
According to the activities schedule, there will be live-streamed panels, tournaments and contests. The videos will also be on YouTube, Facebook and Twitch.
“We’ll be running at least one program every day. There will be something everyone can enjoy. So you can expect a fun-filled program balanced with both entertainment and knowledge sharing,” Sing added.
There’ll be several events and activities throughout its 17-day span, bringing pop culture to life in a fun way.
The free virtual event starts today Aug 6 – until August 22, 2021.
Some of the event highlights include pet cosplay competition, Art & Exhibitor Marketplace, Fighting Games Tournament and many others.
The special guests lined up ranged from cosplay celebrities, performers, virtual YouTube stars and animators/illustrators. They include Rachta Lin, Lipwei, Ryosuke Tei, Baby Beard and much more!
This year, AMG have partnered with Malaysia Comics Community, Infinite Carnage and the gaming co to provide two weeks of fun content for fans.
Join the AMG panels on their streams and have fun!