Date: 2014 April 03 15:30
Posted by Joe
Irish Anime fans in Dublin are in for a treat on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th April 2014 as that's when the first ever MCM Ireland Comic Con is set to run at Dublin's RDS.
The event regularly attracts huge crowds around the UK and this April it's Dublin debut marks it's first time in Ireland. Anime fans will be well catered for with two top voice actors - Maile Flanagan, the voice of Naruto, and Bryce Papenbrook, who plays Eren Yeager in Attack On Titan. Plus lots of cosplay goodness including a masquerade.
Press release as follows:
MCM IRELAND COMIC CON – RDS DUBLIN – 12-13 APRIL
Get ready for MCM Ireland Comic Con!
Calling all Irish sci-fi, videogame, comics, cosplay and anime fans! The first ever MCM Ireland Comic Con comes to Dublin's RDS on 12-13 April for a weekend jam-packed with geeky goodness.
Special guests already confirmed for the show include Warwick Davis* (Star Wars, Harry Potter, An Idiot Abroad), Lyndie Greenwood (Sleepy Hollow); Eoin Macken and Alex Vlahos (Merlin), Colin Ferguson (Eureka, Haven), Hannah Spearritt (Primeval), and Red Dwarf stars Danny John-Jules and Hattie Hayridge. And that's not all; anime fans will get the chance to meet two top voice actors - Maile Flanagan, the voice of Naruto, and Bryce Papenbrook, who plays Eren Yeager in Attack On Titan.
Meanwhile, the Comic Village will be home to a host of talented creators including Eisner Award-winning artist Glenn Fabry, Simon Bisley, best known for his work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine, and John McCrea, best known for his collaborations with writer Garth Ennis on titles such as The Demon, Hitman and The Boys: Herogasm.
Other attractions at the inaugural MCM Ireland Comic Con include the Irish Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG National Championship and Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Dragon Duel Championship; a League of Legends eSports tournament; hourly live matches and training demos by the stars of Main Stage Wrestling, Ireland's fastest growing pro-wrestling entertainment organisation; a retro-gaming zone; onstage talks and panels; the colourful costumes of our Cosplay Masquerade and, of course, more retail stands than you can shake a lightsaber at!
For MCM Ireland Comic Con tickets, visit: www.mcmcomiccon.com/ireland/tickets
YouTube at www.youtube.com/mcmexpo
*Attending show on Sunday 13 April only.