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Anime director Shingo Natsume to be guest of honour at MCM Scotland Comic Con 2014

Date: 2014 July 18 15:47

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We've already mentioned that the MCM Manchester Comic Con is about to start, but planning ahead anime fans will be interested in the MCM Scotland Comic Con set to run at Glasgow's SECC from Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th September 2014. Otaku will pleased to hear that anime director Shingo Natsume will be the guest of honour at the September event. Director has an impressive CV and is currently directing Space Dandy alongside Shinichiro Watanabe.

As always, we've added details of the event to the Otaku Calendar.

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Press release as follows:

Anime director Shingo Natsume to be guest of honour at MCM Scotland Comic Con

Anime director Shingo Natsume is to be a special guest at MCM Scotland Comic Con when the show returns to Glasgow's SECC this September, event organisers have announced.

Currently directing anarchic sci-fi comedy Space Dandy alongside anime legend Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Kids On The Slope), Natsume will be attending both days of Comic Con, including presenting an onstage panel on the Saturday of the show.

One of anime's rising stars, Natsume made his directorial debut in 2012 with Original Video Animation Hori-san to Miyamura-kun. Other works he has been involved in include Bokurano, The Tatami Galaxy, Gurren Lagann, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Naruto Shippuden and the feature-length Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star Of Milos.

A multi-media pop. culture festival covering movies, games, comics, sci-fi, anime, manga and cosplay, MCM Scotland Comic Con is set to be Scotland's biggest ever comic con event. Following a highly successful debut in 2013, this year's show will run over the full weekend.

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