Guests 2019

Japan Impact 2019 : Guests

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.

Yami Shin

Yami Shin is a manga artist who has been practicing her drawing skills for many years. In 2015 she won the contest “tremplin manga” organised by Ki-oon, which allows her to win a publishing contract. 

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. 

Yami Shin will be present the whole Saturday and hold several activities around her manga. 


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. 


Nicolas David

Nicolas David is the author of the global manga “MeckaZ”, a shonen about sport whose drawing is inspired by japanese manga.

MeckaZ obtained excellent results in some highly renowned contests (6th out of 400 in the KI-OON contest, 11th out of 800 in the Silent Manga Audition contest).

Nicolas David will be present both days in japan Impact and will give conferences and signing sessions.