Shogakukan Asia at BookFest@Singapore 2017

Singapore’s largest and most successful book festival is back!

Now in its 10th year running, BookFest@Singapore 2017 is taking place at Suntec Convention Halls 401 to 406,
from December 15 to 24, open from 10am to 10pm daily.

And Shogakukan Asia, in conjunction with the festival organizer POPULAR, has prepared a slew of
exciting activities for you and your family over BookFest@Singapore 2017’s opening weekend!

  • [Dec 15, 5pm – 6pm] “Mr. Kiasu” Book-Sharing Session by Creator Johnny Lau
  • [Dec 16, 1pm – 5pm] Future Card Buddyfight: Gao Mikado Mascot Appearances
  • [Dec 17, 1pm – 2pm] Let’s Compare Pokémon! Stage

Check out all of the full details below!


[ Dec 15 / Friday ]

“Mr. Kiasu” Book-Sharing Session by Creator Johnny Lau

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Mr. Kiasu: Everything Also Like Real Mr. Kiasu creator Johnny Lau


Regardless if you’re a longtime fan of Mr. Kiasu, or just hearing about the new Mr. Kiasu comic for the first time,
you don’t want to miss this book-sharing session with series creator Mr Johnny Lau!

This is also the LAST CHANCE for you to get your copy of
Mr. Kiasu: Everything Also Like Real signed by the creator this year!

So be sure to drop by the BookFest@Singapore main stage from 5pm to 6pm!
Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis!


[ Dec 16 / Saturday ]

Future Card Buddyfight: Gao Mikado Mascot Appearances

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Come meet and take photos with Gao Mikado, the protagonist from
the popular trading card game, anime and manga series Future Card Buddyfight!

Gao will be walking around the BookFest@Singapore showfloor,
beginning from the main stage area at the following timings:

  • 1pm — 1.30pm
  • 2pm — 2.30pm
  • 4pm — 4.30pm
  • 5pm — 5.30pm

We’ll also be giving out free Future Card Buddyfight PR cards and bookmarks!
Simply take a photo with Gao to receive the free premiums!


[ Dec 17 / Sunday ]

Let’s Compare Pokémon! Stage


Let’s compare Pokémon’s abilities and unique characteristics from the new book
“Pokémon Let’s compare! Omnibus” through a fun quiz game on stage!

What’s more! Pikachu will appear as a special guest!
Don’t miss Pikachu’s dance show! Plus, enjoy taking a picture together with Pikachu!

Let’s have fun!


See you at BookFest@Singapore 2017!