Can you believe it’s already come to that time of year, MCM London Comic Con is nearly upon us and we’ll be at Excel London all weekend (27th-29th May 2016). And the time has come to make it known the multitude of things we have planned over all three days!
Here’s the quick breakdown for you, and then below you’ll find all the juicy details.
- 4 x Panels, two from us, two panels in association with MCM for the guests of honour from Gundam the Origin and Project Itoh: Harmony respectively!
- All The Anime Shop
- The first ever ‘All The Anime Screening Room’
- Announcements across the whole weekend at the News Wall!
- Photo Ops in the world of Durarara!!, Psycho-Pass and Tokyo Ghoul
- Signing Session
- Super Cool Competition!
- Hashtag: #AnimeAtMCM
Before we go any further. If you want all of the latest updates heading into and during MCM London Comic Con, you need to go THIS EVENT PAGE on Facebook and mark yourself as going. By doing so you’ll get all the latest information as to what’s happening during the event.
We know it’s a part of the weekend attendees love attending and this time we will be involved with four of them this MCM London Comic Con. Read on below for the details:
~ Friday, 5pm @ Platinum Suite: All The Anime Keynote
The first of two AllTheAnime panels across the weekend will be on Friday where we’ll lots of news to tell you about. You’ll also have your chance to put your questions to the AllTheAnime team and let’s just say if you’re a fan of Fullmetal Alchemist, you DO NOT want to miss this panel!
~ Saturday, 11am @ Platinum Suite: EU Premiere of Gundam The Origin III + Panel featuring the Anime Guests Of Honour, Mobile Suit Gundam’s Mika Akitaka and Osamu Taniguchi
Calling all Gundam fans! You do not want to miss this as you’ll get to see the European Premiere of the Gundam The Origin III anime and immediately after you’ll get to be part of a panel featuring two people who have worked on the Gundam franchise! This event part of the price of admission into MCM London Comic Con so won’t cost you anything extra.
~ Saturday, 2pm @ Gold Platinum: Anime Director Michael Arias panel
Michael Arias will be attending the MCM London Comic Con on the Saturday of the event and he’ll be having his own panel to discuss his career and more! You’ll even have your chance to put questions to him during this panel.
~ Sunday, 11am @ Platinum Suite: More All The Anime
After most of you have nursed your Saturday night hangovers, be sure to come to the second All The Anime panel of the weekend where there will be lots of news to discuss following on from the plethora of news that will have surfaced since Friday, but also some new announcements too! You’ll also have the chance to put your questions to the All The Anime team during this panel.
ALL THE ANIME BOOTH
Our AllTheAnime booth is going to be like no other before it! There are multiple parts to tell you about!
~ AllTheAnime shop
As has become tradition at our booth you will be able to pickup the latest titles to add to your collection, but (all going well) we’ll also have a lot of pre-release titles available to add to your collection too! To whet your appetite (and prepare your bank account for certain doom) we anticipate to have the following available to purchase at our booth:
- Durarara!! x2 Shou (Ltd Collector’s Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Tokyo Ghoul √A (standard DVD, standard Blu-ray)
- Lord Marksman and Vanadis (Ltd Collector’s Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Psychic School Wars (Ltd Collector’s Blu-ray, Standard DVD)
- Assassination Classroom (Ltd Collector’s Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Rage of Bahamut: Genesis (Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Sword Art Online II: Part 4 (Ltd Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Aldnoah.Zero Season 1 (standard DVD)
- Miss Hokusai (standard Blu-ray, standard DVD)
- Expelled from Paradise (standard DVD)
If that wasn’t enough we’ve also team up with our friends at Universal Pictures to sell their Seraph of the End Series 1 Part 1 Collector’s Edition release at our booth all weekend.
This set contains the first 12 episodes of the series and also comes with a 134-page book, art cards, a poster and trading cards unique to this set.
We’ll have this available a special price on both Blu-ray and DVD (while stock lasts.)
~ All The Anime Screening Room
Yes everyone you read that right, we have got a screening room built into our booth! We’re going to have shows from us (Anime Ltd) and friends of Anime Ltd. And on top of that there’ll even be some mini-panels happening in this screening room. We’ll have more details on what will be shown, times, etc for you next week so please stay tuned for details.
~ Announcements galore at our first ever News wall all weekend!
Our weekly Newswire will be coming to MCM London Comic Con live, at multiple points across the weekend bringing you a special announcement right at our booth as we bring you the AllTheAnime New Wall! Yes we’ve got panels where we will be telling some very cool things, but that simply wasn’t enough for us, so be sure to check back at specific times (to be published closer to the event) where you can get some brand spanking new news at our News Wall! Trust us, by the time this weekend is done, you’re going to need a flow chart to keep up with everything.
~ Photo Ops
Yes, there’s still more to our booth to tell you about. We are going give you the chance to have photos in the worlds Durarara!!, Psycho-Pass and Tokyo Ghoul! And there’ll even be some small freebies for those that take part (while stock lasts.)
If all of that wasn’t enough we’ve got a bunch of lovely giveaways all weekend too! So come by and see what you can get 🙂
SUPER COOL COMPETITION!
We can’t tell you about it just yet, but trust me when I say you will NEED to enter this competition! Details to come very soon, so stay tuned!
As if all of the above wasn’t enough, the Anime Guests of Honour, Mobile Suit Gundam’s Mika Akitaka and Osamu Taniguchi will be taking in part in a signing session on the Saturday. Times to be announced closer to the event, but it will be after the screening+panel in the morning.
You might have guessed it but when it comes to Twitter and Instagram, be sure to use the hashtag #AnimeAtMCM for anything relating to us! We’ll also be using it across the whole weekend on our social media channels.
And that ladies and gentlemen concludes what we have planned across the entire weekend of MCM London Comic Con. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media channels including the Facebook Event Page we’ve setup, for all the latest updates.