Saudi manga fans rejoice as Anime Village returns to Jeddah City Walk

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Manga fans in Saudi Arabia can rejoice as the highly anticipated Anime Village returned to Jeddah City Walk on Monday.

Anime Village has in the past been one of the most popular destinations in Jeddah City Walk, which features various areas offering guests different experiences.


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This year, visitors can once again explore Japanese culture from Saudi Arabia’s port city.

Jeddah City Walk will remain open until June 7 and is set to welcome visitors from 5 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weekends.

In addition to Anime Village, the public can enjoy live performances and delicious food spots at Wonder Wall, catch Barney the purple dinosaur at the Fun Theatre, or test their bravery at Horror Village.

Jeddah City Walk fall under the Jeddah Calendar 2023 events that will run throughout the year under the theme “Together All Year.”

Saudi Arabia has in recent years has invested heavily in its entertainment sector as part of its Vision 2030 reform plan aimed at diversifying the economy and improving the quality of life in the Kingdom.

From music festivals and conferences, to sporting events and food festivals, Saudi Arabia General Entertainment Authority has ensured that citizens and residents in the country are entertained throughout the year.

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