Video game holds a prominent place within the festival. A dynamic schedule full of various activities and animations awaits the visitors once every year !
big names of the video game industry
Each year, Japan Expo welcomes some of the most iconic celebrities of the world of video games. Producers, directors, scriptwriters, illustrators, and even composers, these guests come to meet their French audience during rewarding masterclasses where a lot of production secrets are revealed, panels cadenced by the visitors’ questions, or exclusive signings.
These meetings please video games addicts but also trigger the curiosity of those willing to learn more about this topic. In other words, you should not miss these under any circumstances !
activities & events
Japan Expo also offers many leisure activities linked with video games. Among these : playable games and consoles on which you can discover or rediscover some of the most famous franchises, exclusive tests allowing you to try out the latest gaming experiences, tournaments challenging your gamer skills, and more ! Some publishers and associations also attend the festival to let you get new gaming experiences at their booths. Step into the world of virtual reality, bring back many memories by playing your favorite retro games, or try out a wide range of games with various styles, the choices are endless !
For the past two years, Japan Expo has been organizing the Video Games Springboards to promote new studios and independent developers’ games, and will be renewing the experience this year too. Go meet the people behind these original creations at their booths !