You can download a copy of the press-kit with images, photos and event logo HERE
London Anime Con and London Gaming Con will team up to become one event, London Anime & Gaming Con this 8-9 February. Set in an expanded venue, some top guests have already been confirmed which includes Colleen Clinkenbeard, the Voice of over 100 anime/gaming titles such as Luffy from One Piece, Gohan from DBZ, Riza Hawkeye in Fullmetal Alchemist and Lilith from Borderlands 2. The gaming shall also be expanded, with a number of gaming exclusives, a dozen big tournaments and many smaller casual tournaments at stake. Tickets can be bought at a discounted £18 for the weekend via the website now HERE.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Event Shall Feature:
GAMING: Gaming shall feature the community lounge, a place to chillout by gamers for gamers with fun and wacky challenges. Meanwhile in the tournaments zone, there will be over a dozen big tournaments planned with prize-pools between £50 and £250 for each tournament at stake (exact amount depending on tournament and signups). Games will include Street Fighter IV, Blazblue, Marvel v Capcom 3, CoD, Halo 4, League of Legends, Smash, Minecraft, DDR and Mario Kart. With gaming exclusives to be announced, there will be plenty for gamers to check out.
COSPLAYING: Returning to this London Anime Con shall be the Cosplay Stars. Over a dozen of the best cosplayers from the UK and Europe, which include Stacey Rebecca, Kelly Jean and Tabitha, shall be bought together to guest at the event and showcase their amazing costumes. Attendees will also be invited to participate in contests which will include the Cosplay Masquerade with the winner getting a £50 cash-prize. The Otaku Fashion Show shall also take place on the Saturday, offering attendees and aspiring models to show off their unique style, be it lolita, goth, steampunk or anything different and special.
ANIME: With Voice Actor Colleen Clinkenbeard (over 100 anime & gaming titles including Gohan in Dragonball Z, Monkey D Luffy in One Piece, and voice actor MasakoX from DBZ Abridged. More guest announcements to come.
PARTYING & COMMUNITY - THE EVENT FOR YOU: We are the party convention, with an amazing party atmosphere. As part of this we have a massive party planned for each night going on to 1am each night as part of your ticket. There will also be a lot of fun entertaining events such as the Clan Battle Showdown, Baka No Gameshow, Karaoke and more.
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 HERE and you can view the guests HERE.
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 £13 for Saturday, £10 for Sunday. £5 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 £40 total for both Friday and Saturday night, or just £60 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