SEGA has revealed the full schedule for the stages which are set to play a part of the annual SEGA Fes event which takes place between the 30th – 31st of March at Bellesalle Akihabara in Tokyo. There should be plenty for everyone at the event and hopefully a few nice surprises too!
- B1F Main Stage (YouTube 10:00 to 14:30, YouTube 14:30 to 19:00, Niconico, Periscope)
- 10:30 to 11:30 – A Thanks to All Sega Fans: Sega Fan Meet-Up 2019 – The opening event to Sega Fes 2019, an event held by Sega Group as a thanks to its fans. Sega Holdings chairman, executive director, and CEO Hajime Satomi will directly introduce directly to the fans the latest news on entertainment content Sega Group has planned for the future. Please look forward to the new, inspiring experiences that Sega Group will deliver the world.
- 12:30 to 14:00 – Yakuza Fan Meeting 2019 at Sega Fes – A wonderful cast and Yakuza-loving comedians! In addition to a Yakuza cult quiz played by guests, presenters and guests will answer questions from the fans in this 90-minute Yakuza event. Featuring Toshihiro Nagoshi (Yakuza series general director), Masayoshi Yokoyama (Yakuza series chief producer), Akio Horii (Yakuza Online producer), and guests Takaya Kuroda (voice actor), Hidenari Ugaki (voice actor), Kazuhiro Nakaya (voice actor), Penguins (comedian), and NO Motion (comedian).
- 15:00 to 16:30 – “Ace Border Showdown” Team Division Drawing & Border Break no Bo at Sega Fes 2019 – With voice actor Kanako Takatsuki as a guest, the team combination drawing will be carried out for “Ace Border Showdown,” the first large-scale tournament for the PlayStation 4 version of Border Break to be held on April 28. Additionally, the event will feature a live-at-Sega-Fes version of the popular live stream program “Border Break no Bo.” Featuring Seiji (Border Break series producer), You Momotani (Border Break series director), MC Sano (Border Break PR assistant), team division drawing guest Kanako Takatsuki (voice actor), and Boder Break no Bo guests Mai Ishihara (voice actor) and Ei Mochizuki (voice actor).
- 17:00 to 18:30 – Sega Saturn 25th Anniversary Thanksgiving Stage – It has been 25 years since the release of Sega Saturn. Together with those involved in Sega Saturn and industry officials, we will reflect on the 25-year history of Sega Saturn,. Also, Hiroshi Fujioka, who appeared in television commercials and the like for Sega Saturn as promotional character Segata Sanshiro, will appear as a guest in what will surely be a headcrack of a stage event. Featuring Hideki Okamura (Sega Holdings executive manager and COO), Tadashi Takezaki (TMS Entertainment managing director), Takenobu Mitsuyoshi (Sega Interactive sound creator and vocalist), and guests Hiroshi Fujioka (Segata Sanshiro), Katsuaki Katou (former Weekly Famitsu editor-in-chief), and Kouji Umeda (former Gemaga editor-in-chief).
- 1F Live Stream Stage (YouTube 10:00 to 13:30, YouTube 13:30 to 19:00)
- 10:00 to 10:30 – Opening
- 11:00 to 13:00 – Sega Fes News Channel: Mega Drive Mini Sidebar – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. The “Mega Drive Mini Sidebar” will feature all sorts of discussion realated to Mega Drive Mini. Featuring Hiroyuki Miyazaki and Yosuke Okunari (Sega Games).
- 13:15 to 13:30 – Corner Relay
- 13:45 to 15:45 – Sega Fes News Channel: Easy as Pie! Sega Fes Darts Live Experience and Sega Ages – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. The “Easy as Pie! Sega Fes Darts Live Experience” part will feature an introduction to the Darts Live booth game event contents and special favors, as well as information on darts collaborations within Sega Group and more. Featuring Takashi Takenouchi (team manager of the online services planning team), and guests Yurie Miyazoto and Mao Karube (Live Queens). The “Sega Ages” part will feature updates on announced titles in the Switch series of Sega Ages titles, as well as the latest information. Featuring Rieko Kodama (Sega Ages lead producer and director), Yosuke Okunari (Sega Ages supervisor), and Naoki Horii (M2 president).
- 16:30 to 18:30 – Sega Fes News Channel: Idola Phantasy Star Saga and Persona Super Live 2019 Pre-Concert News – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. The “Idola Phantasy Star Saga” part will feature 16 shot per second Takahashi Meijin appearing as the Idola Phantasy Star Saga player representative alongside Shuntarou Tanaka (Idola Phantasy Star Saga producer). The “Persona Super Live 2019 Pre-Concert News” part will feature the latest information on the Persona concert event planned for April 24 and 25 at Tokyo’s Ryougoku Kokugikan.
- B1F Main Stage (YouTube 10:00 to 13:30, YouTube 13:30 to 19:00, Niconico, Periscope)
- 10:00 to 12:00 – Puyo Puyo Championship: Pre-Nationals Commemoration Tournament – The “Puyo Puyo Championship: Pre-Nationals Commemoration Tournament,” an exhibition match featuring pro Puyo Puyo players, will be held. The top eight players that advanced in the “Puyo Puyo Championship February Tournament” will battle it out on stage. Featuring MCs Ayana Tsubaki and Yurika Tachibana, live Puyo Puyo eSports players Kumachomu, Tom, Oka, Kuroro, Piponia, Taiyou Amemiya, and Kamestry, and Puyo Puyo eSports players Pipioniya, MGR, Taiyou Amemiya, Live, COO, Makki, Kamestry, and Fron.
- 12:30 to 13:30 – Revo-Nama at Sega Fes 2019 – A full lineup of wonderful voice actors. Revo-Nama at Sega Fes 2019 gathers the hero voice actors of Revolve8: Episodic Duelic under one roof for an enacted drama and more that could only happen at Sega Fes. Featuring Masayoshi Kikuchi (Revolve8: Episodic Dueling producer), and voice actor guests Kenji Akabane, Shiori Izawa, Kana Itou, Naomi Ohzora, Ai Kakuma, Daisuke Kishio, Rika Tachibana, and Mina Nagashima.
- 14:00 to 15:00 – Phantasy Star Online 2 Station! at Sega Fes 2019 – The latest news on the online RPG Phantasy Star Online 2, as well as variety projects and more. New information includes details on Episode 6 and live gameplay of the new Episode 6 content “Final Fleet Interception Battle.” Featuring MCs Ayaka Suwa (voice actor), Nishi Nasunaka (comedian), and Mitsuhiro Ichiki (voice actor and guest MC), and guest Akio Kichioka (Phantasy Star Online 2: Episode 6 director).
- 15:30 to 16:30 – Kemono Friends 3 Mini Concert & Information Announcement Stage – The latest information on Kemono Friends 3, plus a mini concert by the four members of PPP and Gothic x Luck. Featuring MC Ruka Nemoto (Emperor Penguin voice actor and PPP member), and voice actor guests Mikoi Sasaki, Kyouka Tamura, Ikuko Chikuta, Mashiro Yagi, and Madoka Kan.
- 16:50 to 17:45 – Persona 5 Mini Concert & Talk Stage – Following the final episode of Persona 5 the Animation, Morgana and Sadayo Kawami’s voice actors apear on stage as guests. In addition to the expected live concert from Lyn, DJ Waka’s DJ show is also worth the watch! Featuring MC Chiaki Matsuzawa (freelance announcer), and guests Ikue Otani (Morgana voice actor), Mai Fuchigami (Sadayo Kawakami voice actor), Lyn (vocalist), and DJ Waka.
- 1F Live Stream Stage (YouTube 10:00 to 12:30, YouTube 12:30 to 18:00)
- 10:00 to 10:30 – Opening
- 11:00 to 13:00 – Sega Fes News Channel: Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman and Sega Entertainment Store Introduction – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. The “Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman” part is the game’s official live broadcast at Sega Fes 2019 just before the game’s first anniversary. In addition to the “Namekata Challenge,” this part will also feature various Sega Fes event information. Featuring Taira Nakamura (Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman producer), Namekata (Kyoutou Kotoba RPG Kotodaman assistant producer), and guest Nanako Suzuki (assistant and voice actor). The “Sega Entertainment Store Introduction” part will feature “Sega Taiyaki” and “Yawareka Shirocoppe” stores as well as Sega Cafe sales information, in addition to a present campaign for a “Sega Fes Commemorative Tin Badge” in place at the Sega Store in Akihabara for the duration of Sega Fes 2019. Featuring Koharu and Rei (Sega Akihabara 4 Yawareka Shirocoppe Akihabara staff).
- 13:00 to 13:10 – Corner Relay
- 13:30 to 15:30 – Sega Fes News Channel: League of Wonderland and Wonder Gravity: Pino to Juuroku Tsukai – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. The “League of Wonderland” part will feature an introduction to the “settled-in-two-minutes!!” active strategy battle game. Featuring Akira Tase (League of Wonderland development director). The “Wonder Gravity: Pino to Juuroku Tsukai” part in-game event information that will start when the game launches ahead of its April 1 release. The future event schedule will also be announced. Featuring Minami Kumazawa (Wonder Gravity: Pino to Juuroku Tsukai development director) and Yukihiro Muramatsu (Wonder Gravity: Pino to Juuroku Tsukai general director at f4samurai).
- 16:00 to 17:30 – Sega Fes News Channel: Persona 5 Mini Concert & Talk Stage – Sega Fes News Channel will share various news from across Sega Group with special guests. A relay of event happening on the B1F Stage.
- 17:30 to 18:00 – Ending