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The end is meow!  Neko Nation will be doing one final tour before we shut the cat flap doors for good.

After a 2 year hiatus, Neko Nation will be coming back for one last time in Brisbane on Caturday, August 18th, 2018 @ The Brightside and The Valley Drive In.  We’ve got a spectacular dual venue event to close off Neko Nation Brisbane.

Featuring an all star lineup of the best anime, video gaming, pop culture, K-Pop and Japanese music DJs in Australia, including the final Neko Nation Brisbane appearance of S3RL and host of SBS Popasia, Andy Trieu.

We’ve got a massive line-up of performers looking to join us for one last time, we’ve got dance crews specialising in K-Pop, Love Live and more!  We’ve got a mega burlesque group, fire performers, a band and of course all our catgirl and catboys dancing on stage, a few with amazing LED props.

We’ve got three areas for you to party, dance, chill and drink in, a video gaming zone, multiple bars and of course our free sushi served by catgirls and catboys!

All good things must come to an end but we’re going to party hard for one last time!  Come join us as we farewell Neko Nation!  #TheEndIsMeow


One of the biggest names in the world when it comes to happy hardcore. He first dabbled in music creation on the Playstation 1, grabbed professional tools and got signed to the Nu Energy Collective in 2005. He gained a lot of traction in Australia and worldwide in the happy hardcore community with his fast and euphoric beats but this was only the beginning. Inspired by his love of old school fighting games and love of pop culture, he found gained a great following in the pop culture community for tracks such as “Neon Genesis”, “Princess Bubblegum”, “Pika Girl”, “Techno Kitty”, “Space Invader”, “Neko Nation Anthem (Remix)” and more!

2018 will be S3RL’s last year performing live, so this will be a performance not to be missed!

Andy Trieu

A martial arts champion, Kid’s show TV Host and was once of CLEO’s Top 50 bachelors but these days Andy is best know as the face and host of SBS PopAsia.  Without a doubt the biggest authority when it comes to K-Pop in Australia and will be making his Neko Nation Brisbane debut!


Get ready for this stunning cosplay dance group will be putting the Live in Love Live!  Brisbane’s most famous Love Live μ’s dance crew has made a massive impression all over Brisbane and Australia.  With amazing performances at Neon Pop, Madman Anime Festival and Neko Nation.  They will be returning to Neko Nation with even more members than before on an even bigger stage which will be their best Neko Nation performance yet!


It might be night time at Neko Nation but these girls will be bringing this Love Live dance crew will be bringing the Sunshine to Neko Nation!  While a relatively new group, they have had an incredible run of success in a short period of time winning cosplay awards at Brisbane Supanova, Madman Anime Festival and Gold Coast Supanova.  Catch their performance and see why.  At an event dedicated to catgirls, they’re looking to get the Nekomimi out and bring a cute and kawaii catgirl dance performance!

Curves and Claws

If looks could kill then these curves will take your breath away – literally as dead as a doornail!

Feast your eyes on this fantasy – 5 incredible babes banding together to burlesque like there’s no tomorrow! Lovers of all things geek, retro, hilarious and adorable, Iridella, Donna, Ripley, Kitty & Dolores bring you Killer Curves – a burlesque troupe for the thrill seeker! Created by Miss Kitty Obsidian, these girls mean business and are bringing you the kawaii so get ready for Killer Curves!


One of Brisbane’s newest K-Pop groups who have been absolutely slaying it with their amazing dance videos and live performances.  They have been making their presence known and felt with amazing performances at Oz Comic Con, Supanova, Neon Pop and K-Pop Culture Cafe, taking out awards at all these shows.  They will be finally be making their Neko Nation debut with an amazing K-Pop dance routine!

Nitro Zeus

NITRO ZEUS is an alternative rock band formed in Brisbane in the year 2016. We cant define our sound. You decide. We are influenced by classical, 60/70s hard rock, blues, thrash metal, Japanese metal, ominous sounding shit. You’ll dance, you’ll groove, you’ll move your head enthusiastically, you might call your mum to pick you up because its getting late.  It will be our first and last time we’re bringing a band into Neko Nation Brisbane, with this super talented group who know how to rock out, featuring one of Australia’s best J-Rock singers, Zichxyna on vocals.

Razed in Flames

It might be winter, but Razed in Flames will be turning up the heat with an amazing fire performance inspired by Japanese culture an anime.  Their mastery of the fire elements through simple fire props to samurai swords and flame swallowing, this will be an amazing performance that is not to be missed!


One of Neko Nation’s most popular anime, gaming and pop culture DJs.  Jadeabella is bound to get the crowd going with her fast paced, high energy, super fun sets absolutely filled to the brim with all your favourite anime, video game and pop culture references.  Jadeabella has made a name for herself with stunning cosplays, amazing DJ sets all across Australia and even America!  We’re excited to have Jadeabella join us after her amazing USA show back home to Neko Nation Brisbane!


From the world of the Scarlet Wastelands, Kenaz returns to Neko Nation to bring a super fun video gaming set.  Get ready to be taken on a journey as we kick it old school from the 8 bit worlds to the next generation of video games and everything amazing in between.  He’s the man behind many amazing cosplays and the incredible Scavengers of the Scarlet Wastelands series on Youtube and also an absolutely amazing DJ who will bring the energy, mana and hit points to Neko Nation!


The West Coast’s leading K-Pop and Vocaloid DJ is making their way down to Sydney!  Dakumeow has been one of the headlining and most popular DJs at the Neko Nation Purrth show and has seen her tour all around Australia with with her K-Pop sets.  Bringing unique outfits, dance moves inspired by her favourite Japanese idols and K-Pop stars and will be kicking off early in the night with a special Vocaloid set.


The “Supreme Neko Overlord” returns to the decks.  Responsible for the creation of Neko Nation and a huge influence on the anime, cosplay and Japanese music scene.  Catalystic will be bringing those OP’s to the opening of Neko Nation Brisbane with a bunch of tunes and remixes from all your favourite animes and a couple of J-Pop tracks to boot!

Free Sushi served by Catgirls!

Neko Nation’s famous free sushi served by catgirls and catboys will once again be taking place at this event!  Keep an eye out for our amazing catgirls and catboys who will make sure that you’re being well fed and full of energy to get throughout the night.  We’ve also got free candy as well so you’ll be able to survive the high energy night with a sugar rush.  Our catgirls and catboys can also be seen dancing on the stage, mingling with our guests and even giving away free glowsticks if you’re lucky enough!

Video Gaming

The ever popular video gaming zone makes a return to Neko Nation Brisbane, get your game on with all your friends and other Neko Nation attendees, as you fight, race and score your way to victory!


Caturday, August 18th, 2018
The Brightside (and The Valley Drive In)
27 Warner Street, Fortitude Valley


Earlybird tickets: $19+bf (Sold Out!)
Second Release: $26+bf (Sold Out!)
Final Release: $33+bf
Door: $44

Please keep checking back on our website and social media for more details!

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