Otaku News : UK Edition Shinsengumi Miyuki
Advanced Search
\ -


World Edition
UK Edition
US Edition
PSP Edition

Site Nav
Main Page
News Categories
DVD Reviews
Manga Reviews
Links We Like
Otaku News Shop

Site Info
About Otaku News
Link To Us
Contact Us

RSS Feed Details


Advert Space

/ \
Sponsored Link: Amazon.co.uk
\ /

/ \
News Categories

> Anime > DVD
> Events
> Fandom
> Press Releases
> Retail

More details on Naruto Uncut Boxset Volume 2 UK launch event

Date: Wednesday 16th May 2007 [17:22] | Posted By: Joe

Following on from our article on the Naruto Uncut Boxset Volume 2 UK release details, we've received some more news from Manga Entertainment.We've been informed that Dave Wittenberg, the US voice of Kakashi will be making an appearancelaunch event on Monday 21st May 2007, at the Oxford Street, London, Branch of Virgin Megastore, where fans will be able to meet Dave and get their copy of Naruto Unleashed Series 2 Part 1 signed from 4.30pm onwards.

We've also go more details for Cosplayers and the prizes you can win.
Full Story
Details as follows:


Dave Wittenberg, Voice of Kakashi Makes Surprise London Appearance!

Manga Entertainment is proud to announce that Dave Wittenberg, the English voice of Kakashi Hatake from the phenomenally popular anime series, Naruto will be making a special guest appearance at the Virgin Megastore, Oxford Street London on Monday 21st May. Fans will be able to meet Dave and get their copy of Naruto Unleashed Series 2 Part 1 signed from 4.30pm onwards. Los Angeles based voice-actor andinternational anime star, Dave was the winner of the prestigious 'Best Actor in a Comedy' gong at the 2007 American Anime Awards, his credits also include Final Fantasy, Afro Samurai and Samurai Champloo, to name a few.

Important Notice for All Cosplayers

Due to popular demand, places at the stage area of the Naruto Event will be limited. However, wristbands will be available from Virgin Megastores in Oxford Street and the Arndale Centre, Manchester on the day, which will guarantee your place in the stage area. In London you can obtain your wristband from the sign-up desk in the Games Hub on the 1st Floor. In Manchester you can pick it up from the sign-up desk by the stairs. You can do this from 4.30pm onwards at both stores. We advise that you get to the event early to avoid disappointment!

COSPLAYERS: To enter the competition it will be necessary for you to:

A - Obtain a wristband, guaranteeing your place in the stage area, AND

B - Register on the day at the Cosplay Sign-up Desk. By registering online you will have a place at the event NOT in the Cosplay competition.

There will be a small number of wristbands reserved at the Cosplay Sign-up Desk for late-comers but these will be strictly limited.

The Cosplay Sign-up desk will be open for sign-ups from 5.30-6.10pm. There is no limit to the number of registrations accepted (within reason) but there will be a 'pre-judging' in the Games Hub at 6.15pm to determine who will be eligible to take part in the stage competition. All registered Cosplayers must be ready in their costumes at the Games Hub by 6.15pm to take part in the pre-judging. Don't forget to bring a photo of your character for the judges!

Details of the prizes for the Cosplay Catwalk competition are below:

BEST MALE NARUTO COSPLAY - Prizes sponsored by Manga and Atari. (Sony PSP, games and assorted Manga DVD's.One runner up will receive a copy of Naruto: Ultimate Ninja for PS2 and Manga DVD's.)

BEST FEMALE NARUTO COSPLAY - Prizes sponsored by Manga and Atari. (Sony PSP, games and assorted Manga DVD's. One runner up will receive a copy of Naruto: Ultimate Ninja for PS2 and Manga DVD's.)

BEST GAME INSPIRED COSPLAY - Prize sponsored by Ubisoft (Xbox 360 console and games.)

BEST ANIME/MANGA COSPLAY - Free 12 month subscription to Neo Magazine, 12 Tokyo Pop books of your choice and Manga DVD's.

BEST FILM/TV COSPLAY - Virgin Megastore Gift Vouchers.

London Events Schedule:

16.30 - 17.30: David Wittenberg (voice of Kakashi from Naruto). Special Guest signing in the Games Hub (1st Floor.)
17.30 - 18.10: Cosplay Competition Sign-up in Games Hub.
18.15 Cosplay Competition Registration desk closes.
18.00 - 18.20: Miami play live on the Virgin basement stage
18.40 - 19.40: Cosplay Competition
19.40 - 20.00: Levelload play live
20.00 - 20.30: Cosplay Comp Winners announced. Band signing downstairs TBC

Manchester Events Schedule:

18.00 - 19.15: Cosplay Competition on Stage
19.20 - 19.40: Motocompo Live
19.45 - 20.00: Cosplay Competition Winners Announced

The Virgin Games Hubs in both stores will be featuring free demos of Naruto Ultimate Ninja (OUT NOW) and a preview of the soon to be released Naruto Uzumaki Chronicles (OUT 25th MAY) combat game for the Sony Playstation 2 as well as a UK exclusive preview of the amazing new Naruto combat game, Naruto Rise Of A Ninja for the Xbox 360 from Ubisoft. The games demo will run throughout the evening.

Source: Manga Entertainment

\ /


Recent News
Attack On Titan: The Roar of Awakening Competition
Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Now on Netflix
Anime Limited to Release Mirai - Mamoru Hosoda's Latest Movie in Cinemas in the UK in 2018
Genki Gear New Year Sale 2018
Manga Entertainment UK Spring 2018 DVD and Blu-ray Release Line Up
BLAME! UK DVD and Blu-ray Release Details
Pluto: The Stage Play London Showing Details
Attack On Titan: The Roar of Awakening - UK Cinema Screening Details
Ichibuns - Japanese Burgers and more in London
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms UK and International Premiere Details

Recent DVD Reviews

Shin Godzilla
Shin Godzilla
One Punch Man Collection 1
Digimon Adventure Tri
Nisekoi: False Love (Season 2 Complete)
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions - Heart Throb (Blu-ray)
When Marnie Was There
Sound Euphonium! (Streaming 1-14)
Golden Time Part 2 (Blu-ray)
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie
Terror In Resonance (Blu-ray)

DVD Review Archive

Recent Manga Reviews

The Birth of Kitaro
The Birth of Kitaro
One-Punch Man - Volume 1
A Bride's Story - Volume 2
The Book of Human Insects
Tokyo Cycle Girl
Shiawase Restaurant - Volume 1
A Bride's Story - Volume 1
Breathe Deeply

Manga Review Archive

Links We Like
Helen McCarthy's Blog
Lego Howl's Moving Castle
Emma Vieceli's Workblog
Jet Arts
AnnaTheRed's Bento Factory
Tokyo Mango

Link Archive

Essential Reading
Anime News Network
Pirate Anime FAQ
Otaku Calendar

Johnny Wander
Three Panel Soul

UK Sites
Anime UK News

US Dead Tree Magazines
Giant Robot
Otaku USA
Shonen Jump

UK Dead Tree Magazines
Neo Magazine

UK Anime Companies
Anime Limited
Manga Entertainment UK

Manga Publishers
Dark Horse Comics
GEN Manga
Kodansha Comics
Yen Press

UK DVD Retailers

Import Retailers
CD Japan
DVD Pacific
Tokyo Otaku Mode

UK Focused Importers
United Publications
/ \
All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners.
Everything Else ©2002-2018 Otaku News