Monday, 23 May 2016

MCM London Comic Con Details

The MCM London Comic Con will take place from Friday May 27 to Sunday May 29. The event is at London's ExCel Centre. The guide is here. See below for the panel line-up and the European premiere of the third part of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (pictured).
The MyM Magazine stand will have appearances from two anime dub actors: Morgan Garrett (Seraphim in Is This a Zombie?, Meg in Assassination Classroom, ) and Jason Liebrecht (Finnian in Black Butler, Iceland in Hetalia - Axis Powers, Hei in Darker than Black).
Manga UK's stage will feature Anime Karaoke with over 150 theme songs from such titles as Dragon Ball Z, Death Note, Bleach and Naruto. On the Saturday, there will be a fundraising raffle, with proceeds going to the Kumamoto Japan Earthquake Relief Fund by Global Giving. "Prizes include DBZ and AoT Bundles as well as Manga and Animatsu branded goodies."
Anime Limited's All the Anime shop will be selling Universal's Seraph of the End, and 'anticipates' having the following titles for sale at the event: Durarara!!×2 Shō (Collector's Blu-ray, standard DVD), Tokyo Ghoul √A (standard DVD, standard Blu-ray), Lord Marksman and Vanadis (Collector's Blu-ray, standard DVD), Psychic School Wars (Collector's Blu-ray, Standard DVD), Assassination Classroom (Collector's Blu-ray, standard DVD). Full list at this link.
Anime Limited will also have a screening room built into its booth, with 'shows from Anime Limited and friends of Anime Limited.' The screening room will also have some mini-panels. Details of screenings will follow. Additionally, there will be announcements at the booth's 'News Wall.'
Crunchyroll will have a booth (#3531), with 'exclusive give-aways for premium users' and 'news and announcements.'
- Friday
5 p.m. - Anime Limited panel (Platinum)
- Saturday
11 a.m. - Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III EU premiere, followed by panel with mecha designer Mika Akitaka and producer Osamu Taniguchi (Platinum). Akiataka and Taniguchi will also have a signing session on the Saturday.
2 p.m. - Panel with producer Michael Arias (Tekkonkinkreet, The Animatrix), on his new film Harmony.(Platinum lower)
3 p.m. - Manga Entertainment panel (Bronze) [wrongly referenced as 'Animatsu Entertains' in the online MCM Expo guide.]
5 p.m. - World Cosplay Summit qualifiers (Gold)
- Sunday
11 a.m. - Anime Limited panel (Platinum)
Via UK Anime Network.

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