Sega has announced that they will be hosting a Sega Fes event at the Bellesalle Akihabara venue in Tokyo, from April 14-15, 2018. Various companies that are part of the Sega Group will be participating, including Atlus.
This will be the second time this event is held. The first was in November 2016, which had a Persona 5 stage event. During which, the original soundtrack release for Persona 5 was announced, a “Persona 5 x Phantasy Star Online 2” collaboration trailer was released, and results for a poll of fans’ favorite Persona 5 songs were revealed.
Attractions are planned for the event, with each company having their own showcases, with a merchandise section, distribution of novelty items, a Sega museum, a corner devoted to the “Amazing Sega” company concept, etc.
Event layout, via Gematsu:
- 2nd Floor: Museum Zone – The floor themed after Sega’s “Present, Past, and Future.” There will be corners that visualize the “Amazing Experience” concepts of Sega Group’s various companies, as well as a museum corner that celebrates Sega Saturn’s 30th anniversary, Dreamcast’s 20th anniversary, and enables visitors to experience the history of Sega.
- 1st Floor: Huge Attraction Experience Zone – On this floor are “huge attractions” that make up the centerpieces of this event, where surprising experiences full of fun content unique to Sega will be offered. There will also be a game experience corner and Sega Group companies original goods sales corner. Both Sega Fes goods and new items will appear in great numbers.
- Basement 1st Floor: Stage Zone – The floor where events intended for fans of the game titles made by Sega Group’s various companies will be held. There will be stage events featuring special guests while delivering the latest news, surprise announcements unique to Sega Fes, and game tournaments. Stage events will also be live streamed.
- Name: Sega Fes 2018
- Date & Time:
- April 14 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM JST
- April 15 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM JST
- Admission Cost: Free
- Venue: Bellesalle Akihabara
- Organizer: Sega Group
- Official Website