MCM Comic Con London adds to October guest list
August 4, 2022
The much anticipated MCM Comic Con is back this autumn, returning to London’s ExCeL from 28th – 30th October for an epic celebration of all things pop culture.
Whether your passion is cosplay, video games, comics or movies, there is no better place to express yourself with a like-minded community than at MCM Comic Con.
Hot off the press, the latest guest on the incredible line-up has been announced as Todd Haberkorn. Best known for his stellar acting in the Japanese anime series’ Fairy Tail and D.Gray Man, as well as the Japanese action role playing game Tales of Xillia, Todd will be appearing at MCM all weekend – plenty of time to secure your slot to get a one of a kind photograph with your idol!
Joining the all-star line-up, amazing actor known for his stand out performances for Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying stream Critical Role, Anime inspired video game Persona 5 and Anime television series Jujutsu Kaisen, Robbie Daymond will be delighting fans as he meets and greets all weekend. Also appearing all weekend at the star studded event, Max Mittelman, best known for his major roles in the hugely popular anime satire One Punch Man , Persona 5 and action role-playing game Genshin Impact, will be chatting all things Anime. Topping off the Anime hitlist, Ray Chase, best known for his roles in One Punch Man, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and more will be taking to the stage and available for autographs and photo ops all weekend long.
The excitement doesn’t end there as gaming legend responsible for amazing voices in The Last of Us, Bioshock Infinite and Death Stranding ,Troy Baker will be gracing the MCM floor with exclusive panels and meeting fans in photograph and autograph ops.
If the guest line-up wasn’t enough, get ready for a jam packed show filled to the brim of exciting experiences! Don’t miss Cosplay Central, the hotspot for cosplayers of all ages and abilities, with exciting panels about creating your own costume from members of the cosplay community. Want to show off your love for cosplay? Why not enter the casual or kids cosplay showcases and have your moment on the catwalk. Experience the awe inspiring Cosplay Masquerade and this year’s very own Crown Championships of Cosplay final; the global celebration of cosplay craftsmanship. Don’t panic if your carefully crafted costume starts falling apart, just head to the cosplay hospital and get fixed up ready to get back on the show floor!
Perfect for family fun…let your little superheroes explore their unrivalled passions in the Treehouse area. Unleash their creativity through face-painting, comic creation and mask making, plus a stand out programme of family-friendly interactive sessions and entertaining performances to keep little ones busy all weekend long. Plus kids under 10 go free with an adult ticket holder! Why not pick up a Family Passport from the Treehouse area to join an exciting scavenger hunt around the MCM show floor, with a chance to win tickets to the next show!
For the gaming lovers out there, the Side Quest area has everything from retro gaming consoles to Xbox’s, GameCube’s, PS2’s and 3’s, right through to trusty PCs. Live out your childhood as you enjoy the library of old school games in the Retro zone, or pull up a bean bag in the multiplayer lounge and go head-to-head with friends. For the serious gamers amongst you, unleash your competitive side and enter the Side Quest Classic Gaming Championship – you may even win tickets to the next MCM Comic Con!
For the role-playing fans, Imagination Gaming will be hosting a free-to-play tabletop gaming area that has something for everyone. Become the ultimate Dungeon Master with Dungeons & Dragons or show off your fan knowledge with movie themed board games, card games and more!
Get transported into Pop Asia and hone your skills with a wealth of arts, crafts and workshops to satisfy your curiosity. Take your paper folding skills to new heights in the Origami workshop, discover your inner Mangaka through the art of Manga drawing, or get involved with the action packed programme of dance performances, K-pop, martial arts demos, live podcasts and more!
If you’re still left wanting more, MCM Comic Con is hitting up NEC Birmingham on 11th – 13th November, so why not do it all over again?
Don’t worry if you can’t make it to the events this year as digital tickets are also available for MCM London Comic Con, allowing you to enjoy the show from wherever you are this autumn. Popverse members and digital ticket holders can access most of the major panels live from our stages. Details coming soon!
Jenny Martin, Event Director at MCM Comic Con said: “After the sell-out success of our May show, we can’t wait to bring MCM Comic Con back to London for the second time this year! Everyone is welcome from first timers to loyal fans and we are so excited to celebrate all things pop culture. We have such an incredible selection of guests and panels in the pipe line with some incredible announcements still to come… it really won’t be one to miss.”