Otaku USA Magazine
Countdown to TOKYO GAME SHOW 2011

TOKYO GAME SHOW 2011 will be held from September 15 – 18 in Chiba, Japan. This is the biggest computer entertainment show in Japan and 180 computer game companies are expected to attend the show.

About 750 new products will be introduced to approximately 180,000 attendees from all over the world.

Each company presents a unique booth where attendees can play new games. In addition, creators, illustrators and voice actors will appear on the event’s center stage so attendees will never get tired of the event!

Cosplayers are warmly welcomed to attend the event. The “Cure” Cosplay Collection show will be held in the evening on September 17. This is a hybrid show of a cosplay masquerade and dance party, and about 100 cosplayers are expected to come to the show. It is open to everybody, so if you are going to TOKYO GAME SHOW, please check this out!!

Date: September 15 -16 (open to industry only), September 17-18 (open to all)
Time: 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
Fees: 1,200 yen (free for those under 5 years old)

Some images from last year’s show: