DaiCon - A Celebration of Japanese Modern Visual Culture

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June 28, 2009

Visitors' Pass

Please be abvised that Multimedia University's current security policy requires visitors to display a Visitor Pass on the dashboard of their vehicles. Please click here to get the DaiCon Visitor's Pass.


June 28, 2009

Charter Buses: Traders Hotel - DaiCon!

We are providing Charter buses services for those who are staying in our official hotel; The Traders Hotel, Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur!

Two charter buses will be provided on 11th and 12th July 2009. The schedule of the buses are as below:

11th July 2009 (Saturday)
Departure from Traders Hotel: 8.00am
Departure from Grand Hall, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya: 9.00pm

12th July 2009 (Sunday)
Departure from Traders Hotel: 8.00am
Departure from Grand Hall Multimedia University Cyberjaya: 6.00pm

HURRY! PLACES ARE EXTREMELY LIMITED AND ARE BASED ON FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS!

Visit the Getting Here page for more information on how you could get to DaiCon.


June 28, 2009

AWSM tickets SOLD OUT

Due to overwhelming response, all the AWSM tickets have been sold out.

We would also like to announce the sales of a new alternative ticket, the ENTHUSIAST ticket which will be going for sale at RM50. The ENTHUSIAST tickets will entitle you to an unseated access to Chihara Minori's QnA Panel as well as her special performance.

The DaiCon Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank every one of you AWSM customers and extend our deepest apologies to those who did not manage to secure an AWSM ticket at this point. Your continued support ensures DaiCon's success! Thank you very much!

Please visit the Online Ticketing page for more information about the ENTHUSIAST tickets.


June 01, 2009

Tickets available at KKNM!

Chihara Minori Live @ DaiCon's ELITE Ticket is now available in Singapore via our partner Kareshi Kanojyo no Mise! Head over to KKnM's shop to purchase the ticket directly and hassle free!


May 14, 2009

Online Ticketing NOW OPEN

Pre-Oders for Miss Chihara Minori's special event is now available! Tickets currently come in two flavours: AWSM and ELITE.

Visit the Online Ticketing page to learn more.


June 01, 2009

Media Registration is now open!

DaiCon welcomes all media and press organizations to provide coverage for the event. Visit the Media Centre for more information on how to sign up for a Media Pass!


June 01, 2009

Tickets available at KKNM!

Chihara Minori Live @ DaiCon's ELITE Ticket is now available in Singapore via our partner Kareshi Kanojyo no Mise! Head over to KKnM's shop to purchase the ticket directly and hassle free!


May 14, 2009

Online Ticketing NOW OPEN

Pre-Oders for Miss Chihara Minori's special event is now available! Tickets currently come in two flavours: AWSM and ELITE.

Visit the Online Ticketing page to learn more.


April 28, 2009

DaiCon @ The EMiNA Roadshow!

Yes, EMiNA will be going on a roadshow!

Starting from Friday, 1st May till Sunday, 3rd May, The DaiCon Committee will be joining The EMiNA Roadshow held at One Utama Highstreet Haha no Hi (Mother's Day) event.

Activities slated there include cosplay photoshoots, displays of Japanese Modern Visual Culture materials (manga, anime, magazines, figurines and many more) as well as free merchandise giveaways courtesy of Animax-Asia and ASTRO.

But that's not all! We're also holding a special ticket sales for Miss Chihara Minori's appearance in DaiCon! Don't miss this special early bird sales at our roadshow!

Tickets to be sold:

AWSM Tickets = RM 250

ELITE Tickets = RM 150

Come and join us for a weekend full of awsm!


April 17, 2009

Chat with us at #DaiCon!

If you want to quickly get in touch with DaiCon or simply hang out and talk about the event, you can now join the official chatroom on the Rizon Network at the #DaiCon channel!

To learn more about IRC and how to join the channel, visit our IRC page.


April 07, 2009

Competition Updates!

Great news! Registration for our competitions are now open! You can now check out for more information about the Cosplay and Karaoke competitions at their respective pages. Go, go, go!

In other news, we will soon be updating the karaoke and cosplay contests with their rules and regulations as well as registration forms. More contest and exhibitions are due to be announced, and a very special announcement is coming soon, too. Stay tuned for more news and updates!


April 02, 2009

Snacks and MORE SNACKS!

We will be setting up shop in campus to bring you delicious snacks imported all the way from Japan, courtesy of Shojikiya! Funky food items ranging from Hello Panda chocolate-filled biscuits to the all-famous Pocky sticks in various flavours will be available to you all week long. Come and find us in front of the Siti Hasmah Digital Library from 11am to 6pm every weekday starting next week.

In other news, we will soon be updating the karaoke and cosplay contests with their rules and regulations as well as registration forms. More contest and exhibitions are due to be announced, and a very special announcement is coming soon, too. Stay tuned for more news and updates!


March 12, 2009

Snacks and Movies!

Come and join us for two nights of fabulous movies on EMiNA Movie Marathon! We will be showing four Japanese movies, featuring some of the best titles to come out of Japan in 2008, including The Sky Crawlers and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

If you're itching for a nibble during the screening, no worries, we have got that covered as well. We'll be selling authentic Japanese snacks for your munching enjoyment during the Movie Marathon. If you desire to nibble on the sweetness of the Pocky sticks, just purchase them from us, sit back, relax and enjoy the offerings on the big screen!

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