If you live in Singapore and are interested in Japanese web culture, you must not overlook this event. Today, Japanese video sharing site nico nico Douga(ニコニコ動画) announced that they held a real event "niconico KUNIKAIGI -Japan Internet Culture Festival-" in Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre in December 5 - 7.
"Niconico is set to take Singapore by storm, with exclusive offerings. Organizers of South-east Asia's biggest Japanese Pop Culture festival, Anime Festival Asia, have announced an area of the venue dedicated to Niconico's off-line event, niconico KUNIKAIGI. Come celebrate the first overseas realization of Japan's Present Internet culture!"
nico nico Douga is not a mere video sharing site anymore. LPer of games, Dancers, singers, cos-players, handmade lovers, tech developers, etc... nico nico Douga finds stars of the web culture that is totally different from the mass media. They hold the real events that can sense appearance of a world of their web site. They holds nico nico Chokaigi(ニコニコ超会議:nico nico super meeting) every spring at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, and its country version in various parts of Japan. niconico KUNIKAIGI is those International version. A lot of Japanese nico nico stars appear on the event day, but Singaporean local PR project and Singapore and the international exchange project of Japanese users are carried out, too.