Nendonesian, we will need your help again to support us so that we can re-create our dream of participating in the largest Anime Festival in Asia once again!
Similar to last year’s campaign, this time we are going to crowdfund the project. Details are available after the break.
UPDATE: T Shirt is ready!
To all local backer, you will get notification about shipping fee this week. To international backer, your item will be shipped along with other rewards, so please be patient.
UPDATE: Donation period has ended as of September 5th, 2013. Thank you for your donations and support, Nendonesian! See you in AFAID 2013! XD
Who We Are
At first, Nendonesia is simply a blog that covers all stuff related to Nendoroids. As time goes by, Nendonesia has been growing into a group of passionate Nendoroid fans and collectors that are actively engaging on community-level interaction with each other – sharing beautiful photos of their Nendoroids and discussing tips for Nendoroid maintenance are common sightings in our Facebook timeline and Twitter page.
Although Nendonesia is based in Indonesia, we are not limiting the community for Indonesian only; we welcome every Nendoroid lover, no matter where they live or what their backgrounds are.
Our mission is to spread the Nendoroid love to everyone and we think that participating in an international scale event such as Anime Festival Asia is a big step toward our goal.
What We Need
We have succesfully setup our first ever exhibition booth at Anime Festival Asia Indonesia (AFAID) 2012 last year, where we managed to raise about Rp 4.000.000 (~US$ 400) to cover the booth fee. It is an awesome achievement for us considering that we are merely a non-profit group of niche hobbyists.
This year, we would like to take part in AFAID 2013 by setting up a booth and once again, we need your help to realize our dream. The booth fee for this year’s AFAID have been increased because of (1) the venue for AFAID 2013 is Jakarta Convention Center which is one of the largest and best convention center in Indonesia and (2) AFAID 2013 is now held for 3 days.
So with that in mind, here are an estimated breakdown of what we need:
- Rp 6.000.000 (~US$ 600) for booth setup cost: booth fee, decoration, display cases, printing brochures or leaflets, producing banner.
- Rp 500.000 (US$ 50) for operational cost: transportation for booth-related stuff, logistics, stationeries.
We will still covers some other expenses on our own, so those are the minimum budget we need in order to realize the booth project.
The Booth Plan
Your donation will be mostly used to fund our booth project at AFAID 2013, so it is only natural that we are going to describe a bit more about it. XD
Basically, the booth will have the following features, at the very least:
- One or more Nendoroid displays
- Photo walls
- Guest signature boards
Compared to our booth at AFAID 2012, we are trying something different this time: we are planning to setup some simple diorama in the display case, that will reflect a particular series, e.g: Vocaloid series, Fate series, BRS series, iDOLM@STER series, etc. That particular section will only display Nendoroids from the respective series.
Yep, you should be able to do just like what Kirino is doing there. XD
Anyway, this section will be updated as soon as we have more details about the plan.
What You Will Get
As a form of our gratitude for backing up our exhibition booth fee, we would like to give you some rewards depending on your contributions:
- Donation A: Rp 50.000 (244/250 available)
You will get a personal “Nendonesia Showcase @ AFAID 2013” sponsorship card. Expect something like the sponsorship card for Good Smile Racing that may come with the Nendoroid Racing Miku series. Estimated delivery date will be announced soon. This Donation Reward will be shipped for free within Java island in Indonesia. International shipping charge still applies.
- Donation B: Rp 100.000 (172/200 available)
You will get a T-Shirt with a special Nendonesia theme. Available sizes are: S, M, L, XL, XXL. Estimated delivery will be around December 2013. This Donation Package excludes the shipping fee.
- Donation C: Rp 170.000 (136/150 available)
You will get a Scissor Bag with a special Nendonesia theme. The bag is perfect as multi-purpose storage on-the-go. Estimated delivery will be around December 2013. This Donation Package excludes the shipping fee.
- Donation D: Rp 250.000 (111/120 available)
You will get a printed copy of the second installment of the famous Nendoroid photobook – The Wandering Fay 2: Nendonesia Special Edition. We will cover further about the photobook below. This Donation Package excludes the shipping fee.
- Donation E: Rp 350.000 (44/50 available)
You will get a printed copy of The Wandering Fay 2: Nendonesia Special Edition along with signatures and personal messages from Nendonesia admins in the first page. An A3-sized poster, a bookmark, and a sticker will also be included in this package. This Donation Reward will be shipped for free within Indonesia. International shipping charge still applies.
Yes, as you can see in that list, every level of Donation have limited availability due to our limited production capacity. XD
Anyway, there might be more types of Donation Rewards, but it is still being planned and might not even be offered at all.
Obviously, all donators’ names will be printed in the banner that we will display in our booth at AFAID 2013. :)
Donations from those who lives in Indonesia (or have Indonesian bank account) will be transferred to us via any of these bank accounts:
- Bank BCA: 5060 8 2626 1 (Charlie Anthony)
- Bank Mandiri: 142 000 777 44 99 (Charlie Anthony)
When you have transferred your donation, kindly confirm it by completing this Confirmation Form. Your personal data will only be used for confirmation and shipping purpose, and will not be used or given to third parties.
International and PayPal donations will be handled in IndieGogo.
UPDATE: As our token of gratitude for your donations, Nendonesian, we would like to add a small bonus for your contribution.
For the first 20 Donators with Donation B, C, D, or E, you will also get a special Nendonesia mini badge that will look similar to this:
Let’s have a better look from the front side of the mini badge:
The graphic will be tailored specifically for Nendonesia Showcase @ AFAID 2013, so it will be a one-time only limited mini badge. XD
Note: Each donator will get the mini badge(s) according to the number of Donation package(s), e.g: Donators getting the Donation B and C will get two mini badges.
The Donation Rewards
Nendonesia Personal Sponsorship Card
Here is the design draft for the Nendonesia Personal Sponsorship Card:
The design might change later, but it will generally look like that. XD
Here is the design draft for the Nendonesia T-Shirt:
The design might change later, but it will generally look like that. XD
Here is the design draft for the Nendonesia Scissor Bag:
The final design might change later on, but it will generally look like that. XD
The Wandering Fay 2: Nendonesia Special Edition photobook
If you have known about the first installment of The Wandering Fay photobook, then you should have had a general idea of what it is. You can find more about The Wandering Fay project here.
Anyway, for The Wandering Fay 2: Nendonesia Special Edition, there will be some pages containing Nendonesia-related content – what the content will be is still a secret, at least for the time being. XD
Regarding whether the “normal” edition of The Wandering Fay 2 will be released in printed copies, it will depend on the demand for it. That said, the PDF version of The Wandering Fay 2 will not have the “Nendonesia Special Edition” content.
Quick specification of the photobook: (subject to change later)
- Around 80 pages (full-color)
- Hard cover
We are currently setting up a dedicated page for The Wandering Fay 2: Nendonesia Special Edition project and it will be posted soon. Expected delivery of the photobook will be around January 2014.
- I want the T-Shirt and The Wandering 2 Photobook. Which donation package should I choose?
If you want those two, you have to contribute with both Donation B (Rp 100.000) and Donation D (Rp 250.000) with a total of Rp 350.000.
- I want 2 (two) T-Shirts! Is it possible to contribute with Donation B twice?
Yes. You can even pick different sizes for each T-Shirt. That said, we do impose a limit of how many times a person can contribute to each Donation levels, but we will not disclose it for the time being.
- I am not from Indonesia and I don’t have any Indonesian bank accounts, but I want to donate. What should I do?
As stated above, all international donations, including donations via PayPal, will be handled on our IndieGogo page.
- I saw that the Donation D reward is 100/120 (-20) available in IndieGogo while in the Nendonesia page, it mentioned 80/120 (-40) available. Does that mean there are only 60 donators available for the Donation D?
No, the available stock mention in IndieGogo and Nendonesia are independent of each other, so in this case, there are 100 of Donation D available in IndieGogo and 80 of Donation C available in Nendonesia, as written in respective pages.
- How can I cancel my donation? Do I get a refund?
Sorry, but you cannot cancel your donation and we offer no refund. You will still get your Donation Rewards as part of our commitment to give you gratitude for your donation.
- Can I switch from Donation A to Donation B?
Sorry, but you cannot switch from one Donation to the other. What you can, however, is contributing additional Donations. In this case, you can contribute with Donation B alongside your previous Donation A contribution.
- The Donation options are too expensive!
Your donations will be used solely for the purposes we mentioned in the What We Need section above as well as covering for the Donation Rewards production cost. That is why you might think that the Donation levels are expensive.
Note that we take NO PROFIT whatsoever from all of your donations. Any remaining fund will be used as a base fund to cover for Nendonesia’s future events.
- How do we pay the Shipping Fee?
Once the Donation Rewards are ready, we will let you know how much the Shipping Fee will be and how you can pay for it by email.
Well, I guess that is all about Nendonesia Showcase @ AFAID 2013 Crowdfunding Project. Kindly post a comment if you have any questions.
Let’s work together to achieve our dream of participating in the biggest Anime Festival in Asia! XD