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Line-Up at MCM London Comic Con

Event runs from Friday to Monday, guests include anime creators of Attack on Titan.

The MCM London Comic Con will take place from Friday October 25 to Sunday October 27. The event is at the ExCel Centre.

On Saturday and Sunday, there will be engineering works on the Docklands Light Railway, with no trains between Canning Town and Beckton. Instead, there will be replacement buses between Canning Town and ExCel. It will run every 5 minutes between 7.30 a.m. and 7 p.m., and then every 10 minutes until 10 p.m. (Saturday) and 9 p.m. (Sunday).

A full schedule can be found on the event's programme and also on its website.

- Saturday 3.30 p.m. - Manga Entertainment panel/live podcast. (The programme gives the time as 3 p.m., but this was later changed.) Features Jerome Mazandarani, Jeremy Graves and Andrew Hewson, 'plus maybe some special guests.'

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Studio WIT panel

Studio WIT is the studio behind Attack on Titan and the film Hal. The panel features producer George Wada; Katsuhiko Kitada (character designer on Hal, animation director on Attack on Titan); Tetsuya Nakatake (animation producer on Attack on Titan); and Ryotaro Makihara (director of Hal).

6 p.m. - EuroCosplay Finals

There will also be two anime screenings on Saturday: Coppelion episodes 1 and 2 at 10 a.m.; Kill la Kill episode 1 at 11 a.m., followed by Samurai Flamenco episode 1.

Coppelion episodes 1 and 2 will also be shown on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Other panels on Saturday include:

11.30 a.m. - Namco Bandai

Featuring Mito-San (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers), Hashimoto-San (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z), Baba-San (Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles), Matsuyama-San (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle).

1 p.m. - Mega Ultimate Voice Talent Panel

Features Richard Epcar, Ellyn Stern, Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Elias Toufexis, Troy Baker and Roger Craig Smith.

Sunday11.30 a.m. Richard Epcar and Ellyn Stern panel.

3 p.m. Cosplay masquerade

- The new U.K. website Animax will be represented at booth 901.

- Other events at MCM Comic Con include the following:

Friday - 6 p.m. - Costume planning: from 2D to 3D.

Saturday - 11 a.m. MK Dance Group

12.30 - CinnamonPurin Dance Group

1 p.m. Mini Masquerade

3 p.m. - Hetalia Fan Panel

4 p.m. - Jpop and Kpop Dancing Panel

4.30 p.m. - Himezawa Dancing Performance

Sunday - 11.30 a.m. EuroCosplay Judges Panel

12 noon - EuroCosplay Winners Panel

2 p.m. - Tokyo Fashion Showcase

3 p.m. - Scarlett Young Singing Performance

There are also cosplay workshops on all three days - see page 56 of the programme.

There will also be a series of manga drawing classes - see page 73 of the programme.


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