London Anime Con Returns this 20-21 July with an expanded Cosplay and Gaming lineup

Mar 14th 2013
With Voice Actor Mike Pollock (the voice of Dr Eggman, Bonaparte in Yu-Gi-Oh!, and the narrator in Pokémon amongst dozens of other anime/gamimg titles) and many other guests announced, London Anime Con is the must-not-miss summer-event this July 20-21. Crammed full of anime, gaming and cosplay it offers not just a convention, but includes massive parties going on to 1am each night as part of the ticket! You get all this and more for just Ł16 for the entire weekend, offering unbeatable value if you book now at http://www.londonanimecon.com The convention also offers low-priced hostel accommodation upon registering for those who are on a tight-budget.

Mike Pollock will be present for a FREE Sunday signing session as part of a special Super-Sonic-Sunday @ London Anime Con. He has featured in over 30 titles and you can view his full profile on wikipedia here at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Pollock. Mike shall also be hosting a Q&A as well as a Voice-Acting workshop.

BOTH days shall feature a massively expanded Cosplay and Gaming element. Cosplay events shall include the Masquerade, Cosplay Auction, Cosplay talks and panels, photoshoots and much more! Gaming tournaments shall include DDR, Smash, SSIV, Blazblue, Marvel v Capcom, Mario Kart, Halo 4, Gears of War, Modern Warfare 2, retro speedruns on Sonic, Mario etc, FIFA, Rockband, Slenderman, Super Meatboy AND MORE. All gaming tournaments shall have cash-prizes.

New to this London Anime Con shall be the Cosplay Stars. At least ten of the best cosplayers from the UK (and a few from Europe) shall be bought together to guest at the event and showcase their amazing costumes on the Sunday as part of what shall be a massively expanded Cosplay Masquerade. Attendees will also be invited to participate, with the winner getting a Ł50 cash-prize and becoming a Cosplay Star for the next event! The Otaku Fashion Show shall also take place on the Sunday, offering attendees and aspiring models to show off their unique style, be it lolita, goth, steampunk or anything different and special!

Of course, London Anime Con is well-known as being one of the world's best anime events for live-music. Headlining this shall be Yama-B, famously known as the co-founder and of top power metal band Galneryus. Top bands Of Fate and Fire and Legend In Japan shall also be performing.

This is just a small sample of what London Anime Con has on offer, with more activities to engage in than ever before on both days. The event advises to make sure to come for both Saturday and Sunday to catch all the events and to experience everything on offer. You can read a full preview of what the event has in store at http://www.londonanimecon.com/activities.php

EVENT DETAILS

Opening Times: 11am to 1am. (10:30am entry if you're pre-paid)
Pricing: Reduced price entry if you pre-pay now. On the day entry is Ł12 for Saturday, Ł10 for Sunday. Ł5 Evening Entry.
London Anime Con Website: http://www.londonanimecon.com
Guests & Performers List: http://www.londonanimecon.com/guests.php
Link To Pre-Pay: http://www.londonanimecon.com/register.php
Accommodation - Available to book when registering at Ł39 total for both Friday and Saturday night, or just Ł58 for from friday through to Monday.

Updates - Make sure you stay up to date with all the latest news by following LAC on twitter @londonanimecon or joining the forums at http://www.animeleague.net/forum

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