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Otaku Link 9 – The Gothic Anime Gathering

26 May @ 11:30 am - 11:30 pm

£5 – £7

🎉 Get Ready for OTAKU LINK 9 – The Gothic Anime Gathering! 🎉


🗓️ Date: Sunday 26th May 2024  

📍 Location: Derby, The Old Bell Hotel, Sadler Gate, DE1 3NQ


🌟 Join Otaku World LTD as we transform Derby into a vibrant hub of anime and Japanese culture! Otaku Link 9 promises an immersive experience meticulously curated for passionate individuals 🌟

Featured Performers:  

🎸 JERO11: Experience electrifying Wagakki Guitar Metal!

🎤 Black Tsubaki: Traditional Japanese melodies meet heavy metal intensity!

🎧 DJ Manimal: Seamlessly blend live anime music with AMVs and more!  


Special Guest: Reece Bridger – Voice Actor  

🎤 From ‘Zoolaplex’ to ‘Genshin Impact,’ Reece’s talent knows no bounds! 


Activities Galore:  

🏆 Test your anime knowledge and win £10 online vouchers in thrilling quizzes! 

🐉 Dive into D&D Learn to Play sessions for beginners and seasoned adventurers alike! 

🎭 Flaunt your favourite characters in our Cosplay Parade!  

🎤Showcase your talents or cheer on fellow enthusiasts at our Talent Spot!  

🎶 Dance the day away at our Silent Disco!  


After Party: 

💃  Continue the excitement at our electrifying After Party!  

🎶  Dance to DJ Manimal’s thrilling mix of anime music, KPOP, and trance!  

🎤Conclude the day with spine-tingling karaoke at the Horror Afterparty!  


Don’t miss out on a day filled with excitement, creativity, and unforgettable memories at Otaku Link 9 – The Gothic Anime Gathering! Get your tickets now at


26 May
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
£5 – £7
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The Old Bell Hotel Derby
51 Sadler Gate
Derby, DE1 3NQ GB
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