London Expo Details
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The following anime and manga-related events are scheduled at MCM Expo from Friday October 28 to Sunday October 30. The event is at the ExCel Centre, ten minutes from Canary Wharf in the London Docklands. A full programme can be found in the Show Guide, available as an ebook here.
- Sunday 1100-1145: Anime and Japanese Cinema panel on the Comic/Anime stage, featuring representatives from Manga Entertainment, Kaze UK and MVM Films.
- Voice actor Vic Mignogna, best known as the dub voice of Edward Elric in the different anime versions of Fullmetal Alchemist, will appear on the Comic/Anime stage, from 1600-1630 on Saturday and 1500-1545 on Sunday. He will be doing signings at the following times: Saturday 1200-1345 and 1500-1600; Sunday 1100-1200 and 1400-1500. All signings will take place at the Manga stand (845).
- The Euro Cosplay Final on Saturday will be at 1700 in the MCM Theater, followed by the Cosplay Masquerade on Sunday at 1600. There will also be a Masquerade on the Totally Cosplay stage on Saturday at 1300-1400.
- The Totally Cosplay stage also hosts a Q&A with the EuroCosplay judges on Sunday at 1000-1030, and the EuroCosplay winners at 1200-1300.
- As previously announced, the British singer Beckii Cruel will be performing her new single, "U Can't Kiss Me," (released on Monday). She will also perform a medley of her YouTube dances. She will appear on the Totally Cosplay stage: Saturday 1130-1230, Sunday 1300-1400.
- Gaming events take place at the Gamespot UK stage. They include a demo/Q&A session on the game Asura's Wrath on Saturday, 1000-1030; another on Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 at 1100-1130 the same day; and another on Street Fighter X Tekken at 1330-1400 the same day. The latter takes place before a Street Fighter X Tekken tournament at 1400-1430.
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