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.

Guest : Manuel D’Andrea

Manuel D’Andrea is a cosplayer coming from Italy. Mostly famous for his incredible make-up transformation, he’s able to turn into his favorite characters with such authenticity that it is hard to differentiate from the original ! But Manuel D’Andrea is also a pro in crafting, sewing and so on, making him a complete artist who will blow you away with his amazing work. He will be present all week-end and will judge both our cosplay contest. Moreover, he will hold a conference and a live make-up. Read More

Guest : Nicolas David, author of “MeckaZ”

We are pleased to announce today our very first guest of the 11th edition of Japan Impact : Nicolas David, successful author of the global manga "MeckaZ". Meckaz is a shonen about sport whose first storyline conclude in 3 volumes. It's the 1st manga of Nicolas David, who is both in charge of the scenario and the drawing, inspired by the codes of the japanese manga. MeckaZ finished 6th out of 400 at the KI-OON contest and 11th out of 800 at the Silent Manga Audition contest. Nicolas David will be present both days for lectures and signing sessions. Don't miss the chance to meet him !    Read More

Guest : Yami Shin

Yami Shin is a manga artist who has been practicing her drawing skills for many years. Passionate about drawing and illustration, she decided at 20 to embark on fanzine and webcomic, where she met success. In 2015, she entered Ki-oon's "tremplin manga" contest and won it with ease thanks to her story, "Revenge Reborn!" which allows her to win a publishing contract with Ki-oon. From this collaboration is born in 2017 her manga "Green Mechanic" which makes Yami Shin the first Swiss author to publish his manga on a large scale. In this post-apocalyptic manga where the planet has become a garbage-covered desert and survivors struggle to survive, we follow... Read More