SMASH! (Convention)

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Convention
Name: SMASH! - Sydney Manga & Anime SHow!
Dates: 2007-ongoing
Frequency: Yearly
Location: Formerly Roundhouse@UNSW, Townhall, Sydney Convention Center, Currently held at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Type: Anime & Manga
Focus: Japanese Culture
Organization: SMASH Inc, a non-profit association incorporated in New South Wales.
Founder: Katie Huang
Founding Date: 2007
URL: http://www.smash.org.au/
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SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show (typically abbreviated to SMASH!) is an annual Japanese popular culture convention held in Sydney, Australia and organised by SMASH Inc, a non-profit volunteer-run association. The convention has been run annually since 2007.

SMASH! began as an art-focused event but has broadened its scope to include all areas of Japanese popular culture. It was the first Australian anime convention to host a Japanese voice actor, the first to host a Japanese anime director, the first to hold a maid cafe and the first to hold the national final for the Gunpla Builders World Cup.


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