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WHAT'S Cofesta

JAPAN INTERNATIONAL CONTENTS FESTIVAL (Called "CoFesta") is the world's largest comprehensive contents festival.The events connected with the contents industry like game, animation, manga & character, music, broadcast and film, including Tokyo International Film Festival are held in cooperation with each other.


CoFesta is a 40 day feast

This year, with "CEATEC JAPAN 2008" as a start, the festival will be held from September 30th (Tue) through October 28th (Tue). It's 29days. We drastically shortened the term from last year's term, 40 days.

A purpose of the CoFesta

To provide the opportunity when a person concerned with the contents all over the world can see a lot of Japanese contents at a time in order that the contents in every field in Japan are sent to the world in cooperation with each other.
To bring international collaborations and business in providing opportunity to exchange with world contents centering on Asia, and also interchange of people concerned with contents.

Main Character of CoFesta

The Main Character to symbolize CoFesta is Koji Yakusyo who is an international movie star. 2008 Image Character is Anne who works actively as international model and movie star. CoFesta's art design will be helmed by energetic art director, Kashiwa Sato, who represents the present Japan. Furthermore, the composer of the theme music will be Joe Hisaishi, composer whocreates numerous film music.

Official Events

CEATEC JAPAN 2008 9/30 - 10/4
Tokyo Game Show 2008 10/11 - 10/12
Japan Game Awards 2008 10/9,10/11 - 10/12
Japan Anime Collaboration Market 2008 10/16 - 10/18
DIGITAL CONTENT EXPO 2008 10/23 - 10/26
International Drama Festival in TOKYO 2008 10/22 - 10/24
2008 5th TAM - Tokyo Asia Music Market 10/14 - 10/17
21st Tokyo International Film Festival 10/18 - 10/26
TIFFCOM2008 10/22 - 10/24
AKIHABARA ENTAMATSURI 2008 10/18 - 10/26
Bunka-Cho Film Week 2008 - Here & There - 10/18 - 10/24
Japan Location Market 2008 10/21 - 10/24
ATP Awards TV Grand Prix 2008 10/21
JAPAN PRIZE 2008 10/22 - 10/28
TOKYO CONTENTS MARKET 2008 10/27 - 10/28

Orijinal Event

Paasionate 3 Hour Talk Show 10/6 - 10/15