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Quick Reminder: Oz Comic-Con Brisbane this Weekend

posted on by Jon Hayward
Oz Comic-Con returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre this Saturday and Sunday with special guests Todd Haberkorn and Mike McFarland.

Oz Comic-Con is a pop culture expo covering film, TV, cult, comics, toys, gaming and more. The event runs from Saturday the 19th to Sunday the 20th of September from 9am to 6pm at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Details

  • When: Saturday the 6th to Sunday the 7th of August. Doors open at 9am and close at 6pm.
  • Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Brisbane QLD 4101.
  • How Much: Weekend Pass - $50 online $60 at the door. Day Pass - $30 online $40 at the door. You can buy tickets here.

Special Guest

Todd Haberkorn

An Actor, Director, Producer and Writer, Todd Haberkorn also provides the lead roles of Natsu Dragneel in Fairy Tail, Kimihiro Watanuki in xxxHOLiC, Kimimaro Yoga in C – Control – The Money and Soul of Possibility, Allen Walker in D.Gray-man, Tsukune Aono in Rosario + Vampire and Death the Kid in Soul Eater. This is in addition to Keroro in Sgt. Frog, Hikaru Hitachiin in Ouran High School Host Club, Izumo Kusanagi in K, Keisuke Takahashi in Initial D, Italy in Hetalia - Axis Powersand Momo'o Inugami in Good Luck Girl. In recent years Todd has been the voice of the villainous Oberon / Nobuyuki Sugo in Sword Art Online and he has been cast as Ayato Kirishima in Tokyo Ghoul.

Todd will be taking Stage 2 with Mike McFarland at 10:00am on Saturday for a Dragonball Z panel and on Sunday at 4:00pm will again be on Stage 2 but with Dante Basco for a panel on Working with the Camera & the Microphone.

Mike McFarland

An American voice actor and comedian who didn't stop at voice acting, Mike McFarland has worked as line producer, ADR Director and ADR Script for many ADV and later Funimation series including Case Closed, Dragon Ball Z, Eden of the East, Fullmetal ALchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, One Piece and the Evangelion film series. His voice acting credits include Master Roshi in Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball GT and so on, Makoto Hyuga in the Evangelion film series, Sky Master in Heaven's Lost Property, Goemon Ishikawa in Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine and many Lupin III films and Buggy in One Piece.

Mike will be on Stage 2 with Todd Haberkorn at 10:00am on Saturday for a Dragonball Z panel and be appearing on Sunday with Olivia Hack & Rikki Simons for the Faces Behind Your Favourite Voices panel at 10:00am on Stage 2.

Highlights

    Saturday

    • 10:00am - Australians Breaking Into the International Cosplay Circuit - Stage 3
    • 12:30pm - Road to Animatronic Cosplay - Workshop Stage
    • 1:30pm - Anime Trivia Presented by SMACK UQ - Stage 4
    • 3:00pm - Cosplay Parade - Stage 1

    Sunday

    • 2:30pm - Kids Cosplay Parade - Stage 1
    • 3:00pm - Australian Championships of Cosplay (QLD qualifier) - Stage 1
    • 5:00pm - Introduction to Gunpla - Workshop Stage

Oz Comic-Con does have quite a developed workshop program and cosplay experience.

You can find the schedule for Oz Comic-Con here, information on location and ticket prices are also avaliable.

And of course you can find out further information on Brisbane event on Oz Comic-Con's website and facebook page.


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