Date: 2005 February 13 17:18
Posted by Joe
The folks over at the London Expo Event have sent us details of their anime and manga lineup. Not only will they have Cosplay events on both days, but they've also arranged sponsorship from MVM and Neo Magazine.
Guest wise, the Expo has Teryleryl Rothery who plays Dr. Janet Frasier in Stargate SG-1 and has been a voice actress in Dragon Ball playing Agent Mai in the 1995 dub and Raven in the first Dragon Ball Movie. She's also played A-ko Magami in Project A-Ko and Kodachi Kuno in various Ranma ½ features.
Press release as follows:
London MCM Expo celebrates Anime - Manga & Cosplay
14th & 15th May 2005
Royal Victoria Dock
The London MCM Expo is happy to announce that from the May 2005 event we will be actively supporting Anime - Manga & Cosplay and help it expand in the UK market.
The event already attracts some 10,000 to 15,000 people over 2 days to meet stars from Film & TV, stage talks, displays, Live Wrestling, Dealer Stands, Competitions and much more all for £6 for Adults & £3 for Children per day. We are also in the midst of organising an evening party for the Saturday night which should hopefully be announced soon.
We are happy to announce that we have a lot of great things in the pipeline such as OFFICIAL SPONSORS who include 'NEO MAGAZINE' and 'MVM' with more to come.
There will be Cosplay events on both days of the event which are sponsored by 'MVM' and a chance to meet the editor of Neo and its staff who will take time out to answer questions personally both at there stand in the Anime area and also on stage.
FIRST VOICE ARTIST GUEST
We are happy announce our first Voice Artist guest who is Teryl Rothery who has voiced many stories including Dragonball Z and is of course known for her role in Stargate SG1, she will be answering questions and you will get the chance to have her autograph.
We are happy to announce that Robotic (Golden Harvest) will be in attendance making there 1st EVER UK event appearance to publicise there upcoming productions, they will have guests also at the event as well as members of the production team.
We hope that you will enjoy the event and of course support it. We want to include Anime - Manga & Cosplay into the events that we hold twice a year but can only do this with your support and feedback.
We have a forums on our website at www.londonexpo.com with a section just for Anime & Manga which we would like you to come and use on a regular basis so that we can start a great focus point for everyone.
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to the event.