On January 30, the booking agency FAKE STAR, USA announced that the Elegant Gothic Lolita and Elegant Gothic Aristocrat brand Moi-même-Moitié will be making its US debut at Sakura-Con 2018 in Seattle, Washington, which will take place March 30–April 1. Mana himself will be a guest at the convention as the producer for his fashion brand.
Mana has already visited the US, notably Seattle, for an appearance at Sakura-Con in 2012 with his band Moi dix Mois.
At Sakura-Con 2018, Moi-même-Moitié will host a pop-up boutique, a fashion show, and tea party. The pop-up boutique will also feature items from Wunderwelt, the Japanese online retailer and parent company of Moi-même- Moitié.
Mana will be participating in autograph sessions and a panel at Sakura-Con. More information regarding the tea party, model applications, and schedule details is to be released at a later date. Sakura-Con 2018 will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Downtown Seattle.
Sakura-Con is the largest anime and Japanese culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Presented by Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association (ANCEA), Sakura-Con celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.
Mana has tweeted about his appearance at the convention in English—you may read his original tweet down below.
I’ll be a guest at Sakura-Con from March 30 to April 1 with Moi-même-Moitié. It’s been a long time since I’ve been to the US so I’m looking forward to meeting all of you!
— Moi dix Mois (@M_d_M_official) January 30, 2018
Are you excited to see Mana return to the US? Will you be coming to see him? Let us know! We will keep you updated on the details as they come out.