The big one ,yes the October MCM in London is the largest Comic Con in the UK ,and for 2013 it got even bigger with a massive three halls dedicated to the show. Check out our site feature and the photo gallery for even more photos
2013 saw two shows held in London, we could not get to the July one ,but we made sure we attended the October Winter one at Olympia on the 5th and 6th October.
With a move to Earls Court 2 Hyper Japan 2013 was a very festive affair with some great acts ,food,games and of course the all important Cosplay. Check out our feature page for all your Cosplay fixes.
The May London MCM Comic Con was a hectic affair for us as we could only go one day ,it was also a very warm day with many enjoying the sun outside with the MCM fringe festival in full swing.
Japanese culture is becoming more and more popular in the West (as with all far Eastern cultures) ,Hyper Japan has been putting on shows since 2010 ,this was their 4th show and their second at Brompton Hall at Earls Court.
With Stage acts from martial arts,Jpop,Jrock ,Cosplay Contests to video games,food and drink it really is a fun filled show with many things to do and buy.
Cosplay has grown quite large at the show with Hyper Japan hosting the WCS and ECG preliminaries.
With another show already announced for July 2013 at Earls Court 2 , if you missed this one then make sure you don't miss the next one.
The October 2012 MCM expo is the biggest MCM of the year ,held at London's excel . More space was allotted to the show and still the halls filled up with more then 70'000 visitors over the three days. With more visitors in cosplay then ever it was a mammoth show with some great gaming moments to. With so much to see and do ,it's show to attend as many days as you can to get the full experience.
The Eurogamer Expo is the UK's leading video and Computer gaming event, giving the chance to play forthcoming video games and see new hardware before launch , it really is a must visit if your into video games.
Our Resident Games Expert attended with Press pass in hand and this is one of three articles he wrote across the K.I.T.G. group sites.
Held at London's Olympia exhibition center ,the 2012 Film and Comic Con held in July of 2012 is the place many go to see stars of TV and Film , with many celebrities from shows like Star Trek,Star Wars,Game of Thrones,Heroes and more.
There is also a massive sellers area with film memorabilia and DVD's and collectables.
Cosplay was also quite evident at the show ,though not as extreme in the amount of cosplayers arriving in costume. There is a cosplay stage for competitions and more .
MCM expo returned to London In May 2012 for two of the Hottest days of the year. With record numbers turning up it was one crazy event. And we get to do it all again in October at the Excel.