Nintendo Switch

This year, you can test the Nintendo Switch at Japan Impact before its worldwide launch on the 3rd March!

Nintendo, a long-time partner and sponsor, will hold a stall during all weekend and show you their latest console. You will be able to test all the innovations of the Nintendo Switch! We thank them for this great opportunity.

Go to Facebook to try to win a Nintendo Switch in our contest.


Guest: Maliki

Come find Maliki at Japan Impact ! This talented author, who recently had great success with his crowdfunding, publishes weekly stories on his blog about his everyday life : his cats, his life as an author, his thoughts, and more generally, on anything and everything. 

Maliki will giva a conference on the world of self-publishing, in which he himself has launched, and of course, on his famous comic strip.

Also come and meet him during signing sessions ! 

Concert: Lucia La Rezza

Lucia La Reza is a young artist graduated from the Conservatory of Taranto in Italy. She is a talented violinist, who will amaze you with her rearangements of the best music form games, series and anime. Let yourself be carried away by her tune at this exclusive concert in Switzerland of this young talent !

You can discover her music on her Youtube channel.



Cosplay Guests

Lily on the Moon from Just Cosplay Things

This year, we will have the honor to welcome at Japan Impact Lily on the Moon, a talented French cosplayer, best known for having created with Omaru the comedy series, Just Cosplay Things. This series should absolutely be discovered by all lovers of cosplay, wishing to know more about this world, while having great fun.

You will also have the opportunity to watch screenings of episodes from the series, which will be followed by a discussion with Lily on the Moon, who will tell you all the secrets behind the scenes, as well as precious cosplay advice


Popette Cosplay

We will also welcome with great pleasure Popette cosplay during the weekend ! This cosplayer made her debut in 2’000 and is a veteran figure in this universe. She represented France 2 times at the World Cosplay Summit (in 2004 and in 2005), an international contest, based in Japan. 

Popette Cosplay is also known for having created the website, where she talks about her cosplay life and where she shares her thoughts on cosplay as a sociological subject. She also co-founded, the first French cosplay news site

Popette Cosplay will be a member of the jury for our Cosplay Contest. She will also share her encyclopaedic knowledge of cosplay  sur le cosplay at conferences, which will be both interesting and fun


Registrations for the cosplay contests and for Miss Kawaii are now open !

Registrations for the cosplay contests are now open. To register, go to the cosplay page and chose your contest (solo or group). After that, fill in the form.

We look forward to seeing all the wonderful cosplays that you prepared for this year !


We also opened the registrations for our exclusive Miss Kawaii contest. If you dream of being crowned the Miss Kawaii, register directly on its dedicated page.