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27 October 2016 - 29 October 2016 in Abu Dhabi

Tickets purchased online through Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.ae
For ticket prices please see below. One pass entitles bearer entry for one day during 27th – 29th October.

Featuring some of the best Japanese anime, manga, cinema, music, games, fashion and culinary delights that make Japan a cultural sensation and a truly fascinating nation, ANI:ME will showcase content never been seen before in the region, including some of the biggest J-Pop/Rock bands, “anisong” legends, creators of some of the most popular anime and manga titles, along with voice talent, cosplayers and artists from the world of video games. Visitors will also be able to explore and experience traditional elements of Japanese culture including calligraphy, traditional sword fighting, art and amezaiku candy making in the Japan Culture Village alongside fashion, traditional and contemporary cuisine, authentic handicrafts and live demonstrations.

The ever popular art of Cosplay will also be a massive component at ANI:ME with, for the first time in the region, a competition that will send the best cosplayer from the event to Japan, to compete in the world finals of the World Cosplay Summit.


SILVER – 150AED at the door


Thursday 11am – 12am VIP’s
Thursday 2pm – 12am General Public
Friday 11am – 12am VIP’s & General Public
Saturday 11am – 12am VIP’s & General Public

  • du Forum

    Yas Leisure Drive, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    +971 (0)2 509 8143
  • du Arena

    Yas Leisure Drive, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates

    +971 (0)2 509 8143