Madman Entertainment and AnimeLab have announced that the inaugural Madman Anime Festival will be held on the 3rd & 4th September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The festival will be a celebration of anime and Japanese culture with exciting international guests and exhibitors, cosplay, live stage performances, pop-up shops, screenings and exclusive anime events! Woo!
So far the confirmed special guests include Yuko Miyamura (Asuka Langley in Neon Genesis Evangelion) and Tiffany Grant (Nojiko in One Piece,Martel in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood). More are to be announced as we inch closer to September.
Also in attendance will be Bandai Namco Entertainment, with their latest releases and upcoming titles from Square Enix, Bandai Namco Entertainment and NIS America.
The festival will also showcase the Tokyo Ghoul Art Exhibition from the popular anime featuring original storyboards, sketches, character settings and more creative straight from the production studio.
AND! On top of all this, Madman Anime Festival will also host the Victorian preliminary round of the Madman National Cosplay Championship! The winner of course continuing on to the final at Supanova Brisbane in November.
Everything sounding pretty AWESOME?
All the details!
Tickets for Madman Anime Festival will be on sale from today at the above website.
Prices: $40 for a single day pass or $60 for a weekend pass $290 for 1 of 200 limited Madman MegaFan Passes
See you all there!