Neko Nation, Go Atomic & Max Watts are combining forces for a special bushfire fundraiser event.
Australia is currently going through the worst bushfire season in history, huge amounts of land has been burnt, homes lost, animal deaths and many people struggling to live their day to day lives in fear of their homes and lives with the destructive fires. Neko Nation, Go Atomic and Max Watts have decided to team up to work together to run a special party where all ticket funds raised will be going to those in need.
Since 2011, Neko Nation has been the premier anime and cosplay club event with 75 amazing events taking place in 6 cities in Australia. The event quickly gained popularity and love from cosplayers and anime fans alike, creating a safe and fun environment for cosplayers to party and socialise while also providing exciting DJs and performances inspired by anime and video gaming. For one final time, get your most stunning outfits and cosplays out and prepare for a mega night of amazing entertainment for anime fans, video gamers, cosplayers and fans of Japanese culture who love to party!
Taking place in the Max Watts venue at the site of the convention, this after party promises to go further then any convention after party we’ve done in the past. It will be the first after party hosted by Neko Nation which will be utilising live performances on a massive 10 foot stage, along side amazing DJs including the incredibly beloved D*Jadeabella, who will be bringing an amazing performance not to be missed.
Featuring everything you love about Neko including our famous free sushi served by catgirls and a massive venue for you to dance and also chill out in. While also raising much needed funds for the heroic firefighters working for the RFS and animals desperately in need via WIRES.
Tickets on sale now!
100% of Door & Ticket proceeds go to
Australia’s leading anime, gaming and pop culture and cosplay DJ. D*Jadeabella made her start at the first Neko Nation Sydney event in 2012 and has gained a mega following through her high energy DJ sets with tunes inspired by popular animes, TV shows, movies, video games, internet culture and anything that’s great to dance too. She has an amazing presence both behind the decks and also in front with her amazing LED performances and stunning cosplays. After kick starting 2020, with amazing sets in America, we’re excited to have D*Jadeabella return home for one DJ set not to be missed!
Known for her viral ME!ME!ME! dancing and her undying love for all things cosplay, Will-O-Wisps is a Central Coast based, award-winning cosplayer and social media personality with a passion for performance!
As a member of Mews Au, she has burst free from her shell and has come to adore bringing characters to life through costume, song and attitude up on the stage. Drawn to colourful characters with BIG personalities, Will-O-Wisps really enjoys expressing herself through her favourite characters while entertaining her audiences at the same time. With that said, she hopes you all have a tonne of fun with her at Neko Nite!
Where the shadowy abyss meets the illuminating light we are Penumbral! Penumbrals duo consists of Nompire of the darker gothic, alternative aesthetic culture and Midnighte X of the lighter, brighter idol culture! Having made a name for themselves with their amazing work through the Love Live group Mews, they’ll be bringing a special performance inspired by their favourite J-Pop tunes!
We work hard, play hard, and slay even harder. We are Play Girls!
Play Girls are a k-pop cover dance group that have been dancing in the Sydney K-pop community since 2014. We cover a broad range of tunes from classic k-pop hits, to the latest K-pop smashes, and even the occasional J-pop banger.
The name Play Girls comes from the fandom name for After School, Play Girlz. Like After School, we have had members graduate from the team to pursue their dreams. Our name reflects the attitude that dance should be fun! The crew still exists as a way to show our love for music, dance and performance.
A beloved video gaming DJ who is well known for his funky tunes and fun varied sets. Kenaz made his debut at the first Neko Nation Sydney in 2012 and since then has made a huge reputation for himself in the world of DJing, cosplay, performing and video production. Kenaz has been involved with the likes of S3RL for his music videos and is a master of technical skills both with video and music. Kenaz has brought amazing gaming tunes and sets all around Sydney’s night life and now returns back to Neko!
The Supreme Neko Overlord returns back to the decks with all your favourite anime tunes and remixes. Catalystic made first made a name for himself with founding Neko Nation back in 2011 and has been a regular at the decks at these events and numerous other parties and cons around Australia. On top of his love for anime, he draws inspiration from his love of drag and pro wrestling, bringing big over the top gimmicks, outfits and a set behind the decks that are is not to be missed for any anime fan!
Victory Road is the chiptune project of producer and engineer Rohan Parry, who’s been making explosive pop punk anthems with a Nintendo Game Boy since 2011. Victory Road has blown crowds away at AVCON, Soundbytes and Square Sounds Festival in both Melbourne and Tokyo, and has supported the likes of Ladybeard, Sabrepulse and Chipzel. Channeling the spirit of saccharin defiance from early 2000’s pop punk, he smashes out exciting and hyper-danceable tunes from tiny machines in semi-makeshift setups. It’s a freakin’ blast, I tell ya!
Bringing you the wea-beats for the night Veld is here to keep the energy going and get you singing and dancing. One of Sydney’s rapidly rising rave and EDM DJs, Veld has been high in demand and playing sets in a wide variety of genres, from, psytrance to metalstep, dub to hardcore. For this show Veld will be going back to his roots playing a set inspired by his original love of high energy anime, weeb and pop culture tunes.
Free Sushi served by Catgirls!
Neko Nation’s famous catgirls and catboys will be serving up delicious sushi and candy to all our guests. Inspired by the maid cafes of Akihabara, they bring an amazing array of stunning cosplays and creative outfits, vibrant and bubbly personalities and super fun high energy dance moves on the stage, making them a highlight of anyone’s night! Find them as soon as you can to get your fix of fresh sushi in a variety of flavours and later on in the night to get your sugar rush on!
Video Gaming Arena
The beloved video gaming arena makes a return to Neko Nation Sydney once again. Get ready to get your game on with friends and other gamers where you’ll have the opportunity to prove your worth as you race, fight and score your way to victory with some of the latest console games.
Thanks to NZPR Photography, you’ll have a chance to snap up some amazing photos of your stunning cosplays and outfits. Before you race to the dancefloor, be sure to pay NZPR Photography a visit who is well known for his cosplay and fashion photography!
Caturday, January 18th 2020
Building 220, The Entertainment Quarter, Lang Rd
Moore Park NSW 2021
$25 (plus booking fee)
All Ticket proceeds go to RFS & WIRES
6:40-7:20 Victory Road // Chiptunes
7:20-8:00 Catalystic // Anime
8:00-8:15 Penumbral // J-Pop Dance
8:15-9:15 D*Jadeabella // Gaming
9:15-9:25 Will-O-Wisps // Vocaloid Dance
9:25-10:05 Kenaz // Gaming
10:05-10:20 Play Girls // K-Pop Dance
10:20-11:00 Veld // J-Core
What is Neko Nite @ Go Atomic?
It is the official after party event for Go Atomic! It will be an 18+ event at Max Watts in the Entertainment Quarter, featuring anime, video gaming and Japanese music DJs, free sushi served by catgirls and live performances.
Is the event 18+?
It is an 18+ event and you will need appropriate photo ID to enter, such as a current photo card, driver’s licence, passport, proof of age or key pass, no other forms of ID will be accepted as per the liquor licensing laws.
What are my options in terms of public transport or car parking?
Car: There is a parking lot a few doors down from the venue and numerous sites around the Entertainment Quarter
Bus: There are frequent bus services at least every 10 minutes from Central Station
Light Rail: The new light rail is now open and has services that travels directly to Moore Park/Entertainment Quarter which has the Max Watts venue.
What sort of music should we expect?
The event will feature anime, video gaming, Japanese music, K-Pop and more. The DJs include some of Neko Nation’s most popular and beloved DJs in Sydney.
Is there food?
There will be free sushi served by catgirls as part of the event, make sure you get in early to make the most of this!
How much are tickets and can I buy pre-sale tickets?
$25 plus booking fee
How much of my ticket money cover the event, and how much of it goes to RFS & WIRES?
All ticket proceeds will go to RFS & WIRES. The costs in regards to running the event will be paid for by Go Atomic and Neko Nation.
What time will the event go till?
The event will run from 6pm-11pm.
Will there be any other Neko events after this one?
We have no plans for any future Neko events, for now this is a one off for the Bushfire Fundraiser.
Countdown to Bushfire Fundraiser