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MCM London Comic Con Line-Up

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Includes appearance by Baymax, Gurren Lagann designer Shigeto Koyama

The MCM London Comic Con will take place from Friday October 23 to Sunday October 25. The event is at London's ExCel Centre. The guide is here.

The line-up includes an appearance by mecha illustrator Shigeto Koyama, designer of Disney's 'Baymax' and also designer on Gurren Lagann (pictured).

- Friday

3 p.m. - Anime Limited Part 1 - featuring Jeremy Graves (Marketing Executive) and Kat Hall (Product Manager), focusing 'on what's in the work for coming year,' previewing upcoming titles. (Platinum Stage)

4 p.m. - Manga UK and Animatsu panel - featuring Jerome Mazandarani (Animatsu COO) and Andrew Hewson (Animatsu Marketing Manager), announcing new acquisitions. (Platinum Stage)

- Saturday

1 p.m. - Presentation by Shigeto Koyama who designed the robot 'Baymax' in Disney's Big Hero 6 and was also designer on Gurren Lagann. His other credits include Kill la Kill, the three 'Rebuild of Evangelion' films, Eureka Seven, Star Driver and Gundam Reconguista in G.

5.30 p.m. - EuroCosplay Final

- Sunday

12 noon - Sunrise Gundam Panel - 'discussing upcoming plans for Gundam titles in the UK.' Featuring Eri Suzuki from Sunrise and Andrew Partridge from Anime Limited.

12.30 Anime Limited Panel 2 - featuring Jeremy Graves to discuss more announcements.

3 p.m. - Cosplay Masquerade

There will also be video screenings of the first two episodes of The Eccentric Family (Friday 11 a.m., Saturday 10 a.m.) and the first two episodes of Outbreak Company (Friday 12 noon, Sunday 10 a.m.), as part of the 'Popasia' section.

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