Japan Fest Derby 2024

A Dive into Japanese Tradition and Culture



Returning to QUAD 13 July 2024

08 May 2024

Derby, UK – July 13, 2024 – Prepare to be transported to the heart of Japan at Japan Fest Derby 2024, hosted in the scenic Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby, on July 13, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM. This year’s event, presented by Otaku World LTD, promises to blend traditional and contemporary Japanese culture in an immersive experience.

Event Details:

Date and Time: July 13, 2024, 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
Location: QUAD, Cathedral Quarter Market Place, Derby, GB DE1 3AS.
Admission: Tickets are priced at £20 for individuals and £50 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children aged 16 and under). Entry is free for children under 5.

Highlights of Japan Fest Derby 2024:

Stalls: Explore over 30 hand picked stalls whilst basking in the authentic Japanese cuisine, don’t forget to visit the Sake Tasting Station!

Performances: Enjoy a diverse lineup of performances, including traditional Enka, Koto and Shamisen performances, exhilarating Taiko drum shows, and a dynamic Aikido display. The event will also feature a Miku Tribute act and talks from renowned anime/game voice actors.

Cultural Demonstrations: Participate in activities such as trying on a Kimono, Reiki Japanese healing sessions, and engaging in fun Japanese language lessons. Get hands-on with traditional arts like Origami and Mizuhiki crafting. Also, don’t miss out on the Speed run competition!

Movie Screenings: Catch the premiere of the new anime film “Spy x Family: Code White” and an exclusive mystery anime movie, both included in the price of the ticket!

Organisational Background:

Otaku World LTD, the event organizer, is expanding its cultural event offerings beyond their established anime store in Derby. This festival reflects their commitment to uniting Japanese culture enthusiasts in an expansive and educational setting.

Promotional Aspects:

Website: For more information and ticket purchases, visit Japan Fest’s Event Page: http://www.otakuworld.co.uk/derby24

Social Media: Follow the event on Instagram (@owevents) and Facebook (Otaku World Events) for the latest updates and exclusive behind-the-scenes content.

Ticket Website: https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/events/japanfest/

Event Goals:

Japan Fest Derby aims to provide an enriching cultural experience, welcoming both the local Japanese community and all enthusiasts of Japanese culture. This event is designed to offer a taste of Japan’s rich traditions and its vibrant modern cultural expressions.

Quote from the Organiser:

Manuele Giacone of Otaku World expresses, “We are thrilled to host Japan Fest Derby with QUAD for the third year. This event has grown into a vibrant celebration of Japanese culture that continues to inspire and connect enthusiasts across the UK. We can’t wait to share what we’ve planned for this year’s festival!


Manuele Giacone, Otaku World LTD
Email: manuele@otakuworld.co.uk
Website: www.otakuworld.co.uk/derby24

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