As for the previous editions, we have the chance to welcome several distinguished guests for Japan Impact. This page will frequently be updated as our guests are announced.

Aluota Cosplay

28 December 2021
Aluota has been a cosplayer for almost 15 years. In 2017 she represented France at the World Cosplay Summit in Japan, where she won the best costume award. She participates in cosplay shows, performs solo and in groups during competitions, leads conferences, and has been a jury in France, Germany and Canada. She loves to create her costumes and accessories with passion, and to go into the smallest details in order to embody various characters from anime, movies, or video games. But what she loves most of all is creating performances, imagining a staging, conceiving dialogues, and going on stage in front of an audience! Meet Aluota Cosplay at Japan... Read More

Shinorisu Cosplay

4 January 2022
We have the pleasure to announce our second Cosplay guest: Shinorisu Tanya, known to everyone by her username "Shino" or “Shinorisu”,  has been a cosplayer for over 10 years. Born and based in Calabria, Italy,  today at 27 years old she dedicated and still dedicates  her life and studies mainly to traditional arts, like painting and sculpting. Among her passions stand out those for anime, make up, drawing and photography, but above all she loves videogames in an immeasurable way. Because of this , most of her cosplay characters come from many famous video games series such as "The Legend of Zelda" or "Final Fantasy". The main goal with this hobby of hers,... Read More

Thomas Astruc

11 January 2022
Fascinated by Japan for for a long time, Thomas Astruc is the creator and director of an animated series that has millions of fans all over the world: Miraculous, Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir! Miraculous, Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir has been airing since 2015. This animated series co-produced between France, Japan and Korea is a great success and has become a worldwide phenomenon broadcast in nearly 130 countries. See you on February 19 and 20 to experience a miraculous weekend! Read More