October 27 & 28
For the first time in New York City, Japan Fes is hosting a Japanese style Halloween festival called “Anime x Halloween” in Brooklyn. This two-day festival will be hosting the final round of the international competition “World Cosplay Battle 2017”, where cosplayers compete to win a round-trip to Japan. There will also be anime themed singers, dancers, performers, and artists including Akihiro Haga (“Naruto” official performer, “Power Ranger” actor), Kohei (Singer/MC, Apollo winner, McDonald’s Gospelfest finalist) and more. There will also be Japanese food vendors including ramen contest winner, Menya Jiro. ChopsticksNY is giving away two Saturday tickets. To enter the giveaway, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number and e-mail address with “J-Anime Night” on the header by Oct.13. Winners will be notified via email by Oct. 20.