The members of Berryz Kobo will be at the opening ceremony event. This will be your first chance to see the full group in person.
4:30pm - Booth Appearance
Berryz Kobo will stop by their merchandise booth (A6 & A7) for a quick pre-concert appearance. They will also sign the booth's display banner which we will raffle off on Saturday. (details on how to win it below)
7pm-8:30pm - Concert
Berryz Kobo takes the main events stage for their AnimeNEXT concert. Doors open at 6:30pm and the concert is FREE with your convention badge.
Premium Admission: We are also offering a special premium admission pass to allow the holder front of the line access into the concert before general admission. Besides going into the concert first you will get a special badge and lanyard gift. Premium pass also includes an entry into our backstage raffle drawing where you get to meet the group after the concert. More information below
Premium Admission: - SOLD OUT -
8:45pm - Backstage Winners Meet & Greet
Win a backstage pass to meet Berryz Kobo after their concert. This will be a raffle style drawing and only those with a Premium Pass will be entered to win a chance to go backstage. Each premium pass you buy will enter you into the backstage drawing. Winners will be announced and contacted before AnimeNEXT starts.
Congratulations Backstage Winners: Eric D., Sherrily H., Amber M., Yusuke N., Ricardo R.
(all winners have been send an e-mail with information)
SATURDAY: June 9th
3:15-4:15pm - Q & A Session
Stop by the main event room to learn all about the talented ladies of Berryz Kobo in this fan Q&A session. Ask them a question or just stop by to show your support.
4:30-5:30pm - Autograph Session
Get your Berryz Kobo items autographed by the group. Only official Hello! Project CDs and goods will be signed. There will be plenty of merchandise available at their booth throughout the convention. Those that purchase $40 or more* will get a special wristband which give you priority during the autograph session. One item will be autographed at a time. If you want a 2nd item signed you must get back in line to do so. The autograph area is right next to the main events room.
*$40 or more within the same purchase. Multiple purchases cannot be combined.
Join us back at the booth as we announce the winner of the signed banner giveaway. To enter into the raffle all you have to do is purchase Berryz Kobo items at the booth. Every $20 you spend on merchandise will earn you a raffle entry into the drawing.
*No video or audio recording equipment permitted* *Times and events are subject to change*
Premium Admission Passes: with premium admission, ticket holders get front of the line access into the concert. You will be up front near the stage before general admission no line waiting needed. You will still need a convention pass to attend the concert even if you purchase a premium admission pass. Tickets will not be shipped. You can pick up your pass during the convention at the Jpophouse/JHRE booth. Only a limited number or tickets will be sold. Ticket holders will enter the venue in the order in which they purchased tickets.