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One of best things to do in the summer in NYC is head to one of the many summer festivals such as Waku Waku +NYC. Even lovers of Japanese pop culture have an opportunity to celebrate the genre this year, and it’s called the Waku Waku festival. The event will be one of the best things to do in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Brooklyn, for those who want to indulge in their secret (or maybe not so secret) obsession with all things anime and manga, whether in film, fashion, food or music. For more on what makes this festival worth visiting, read on.
What is Waku Waku +NYC?
Waku Waku (a Japanese word, which means “excitement in a dream-like state”), is a weekend long festival that gives anime and manga lovers a chance to mingle with like-minded fans, and gives curious New Yorkers an opportunity to discover a new interest or hobby.
When is Waku Waku +NYC?
Waku Waku will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2016 and Sunday, August 30, 2016.
Where is Waku Waku +NYC?
Waku Waku will take place in various venues throughout Williamsburg and Greenpoint, with most events taking place at the Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St).
How do I attend?
Single-day passes are $45 and weekend passes are $65; VIP, group passes, and children’s tickets are also available. Detailed ticket info can be found at the official website.