Date: 2018 May 05 18:30
Posted by Joe
It's May! Which means it's almost time for the MCM London Comic Con. The huge UK geek event is set to run from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th May 2018 at the Excel Centre in London.
As always they've got lots of interesting guests. For anime fans they'll have Full Metal Panic! creator Shouji Gatou. As well as creating the original light novels that became the fan favourite anime show Gatou is an anime screen writer having just scripted Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory, his screen writing credits include Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Amagi Brilliant Park.
He'll be at the comic con to sign autographs along with taking part in Q&A sessions following screenings of the first episode of Invisible Victory.
Press release as follows:
Full Metal Panic! creator Shouji Gatou coming to MCM London
We're thrilled to announced that the Anime Guest of Honour at this month's MCM London Comic Con is none other than acclaimed author and anime screenwriter Shouji Gatou, best known as the creator of the fan favourite Full Metal Panic! franchise.
As well as writing the light novels that the Full Metal Panic! anime series are based on, Gatou has taken an active hand in the action comedy's on-screen adaptations - most recently scripting long-awaited fourth season Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory. Produced by animation studio Xebec, Invisible Victory is currently airing in the UK on Crunchyroll.
Tokyo-born Gatou also worked on the adaptation of his Amagi Brilliant Park series of novels, which garnered an anime series back in 2014. He has also acted as scriptwriter on fellow Kyoto Animation shows Lucky Star, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and slice-of-life mystery drama Hyouka. Other anime credits include studio Gonzo fantasy adventure The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk and its 2009 sequel The Sword of Uruk.
In addition to meeting fans and signing autographs, Shouji Gatou will be taking part in Q&A sessions following screenings of the first episode of Invisible Victory, scheduled to take place at midday on Saturday 26 May and 2pm on Sunday 27 May.