London Anime Con February 7 and 8
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The London Anime and Gaming Con will take place on Saturday February 7 and Sunday February 8.
Discount tickets can bought online here until the end of Monday. Afterwards, they will only be available at the door. According to the event, ' While we have plenty of Sunday tickets on the door, Saturday tickets are limited.' It adds that 'If you plan to only attend one day, we recommend to come along on the Sunday' as that is when several of the main events take place, including the Cosplay Masquerade, the Q&As with the guests and the guests' free autograph signings.
The event will feature two dub actor guests: Christine Marie Cabanos (right) and Cristina Vee (below left).Cabanos's roles include Azusa Nakano in K-ON!, Madoka in Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Shiemi in Blue Exorcist, Mako Mankanshoku in Kill la Kill, Silica in Sword Art Online, Minori Kushieda in Toradora!, Haruka in Oblivion Island and the title character in Squid Girl.
Vee's roles include Mio Akiyama in K-ON!, Alisa Bosconovitch in Tekken Blood Vengeance, Homura Akemi in Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Morgiana in Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. She has voiced Sailor Mars in numerous Sailor Moon series, and will return to the role in the dub of the new remake, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.
The event will take place at the usual venue of the Rocket Complex near Holloway Road tube (directions). According to the London Anime Con website, all gaming content will be moved to the Graduate Centre; the upstairs of the Rocket Complex has been renovated with more seating space; the downstairs stage will become a dedicated community stage during the daytime; the former Gaming Lounge area will now be dedicated to the Cosplay Cafe and TCG area; and the backroom of the Rocket will become an 'anime screening chillout area' with a 3m wide screen, given over to karaoke at 9pm each night.