AnimeCon UK to come to Birmingham AND NOW London in 2024
Geeky Brummie were lucky enough to head to AnimeCon 2023 at Birmingham NEC back in June which you can watch below:
Already returning to Birmingham in 2024, if that’s not enough, AnimeCon UK have also now confirmed a second show at London Drumsheds too! So you can get double your AnimeCon UK fun in 2024!
The two shows announced are:
AnimeCon UK – London Feb 3-4 2024
AnimeCon’s London debut will take over the capitals hottest new event space – Drumsheds, a multi-level, multi-room venue set in a disused industrial warehouse in North London, and promises to be the capital’s must-attend event in 2024 for keen Anime, Manga and Ota-Culture fans. Earlybird Tickets are already available at £15 +booking fee
Clive Nørgaard Morton, Co-Founder of AnimeCon UK explains;
“We’ve secured a really exciting new venue for our first show in London and it’s shaping up to be a brilliant event, with talent just being confirmed and our artist alley almost 100% full. There are thousands of anime and manga fans based in the capital and we’re looking to create a show which brings the community together, celebrating all forms of Asian entertainment.”
Exhibit space is already 75% sold with some options still available for brands and artists looking to get involved in the inaugural London event.
Tickets and Showtimes
- Early Bird General single day tickets start at £15 + Booking Fee (Sunday) or £20 + Booking Fee (Saturday)
- For those after the full VIP Experience earlybird tickets are £40 with a host of goodies and extras, This ticket gives you access to both show days and includes a collectible laminate, express entry, access to the VIP lounge, an AnimeCon bag and express panels and main stage access. plus 20% off official merch.
Tickets available at animeconuk.com.
Things to do
Con-goers can also expect to meet the voices behind the most popular anime and gaming characters, shop all things anime from over 100 artists, walk the event’s red carpet and catch talks and live podcasts on the main stage. The full list of performers, artists, gamers, streamers and manga masters is yet to be released.
The evening will feature the Cosplay After-Party, packed with themed entertainment and the chance to enjoy a night of Cosplay together at Drumsheds.
AnimeCon UK – Birmingham NEC 15-16 June 2024
Taking place at the NEC on 15 – 16 June, AnimeCon Birmingham will be our second show in the Midlands after a huge triumph in 2023 with thousands of happy visitors enjoying the show. AnimeCon will bring together communities of artists, anime fanatics, pro cosplayers as well as the K-pop and J-pop obsessed, for a unique showcase of Otaku popular culture.
Keep your eyes peeled for updates on tickets and apperances
For more updates and news as we get close to the live event, keep an eye on their social media channels below
AnimeCon and The Fanatics Group
About the unveiling of AnimeCon, Clive Nørgaard Morton, co-director of The Fanatics Group, said, “We’re delighted to announce AnimeCon and bring the best of Asian culture to the UK on a scale never seen before. We can’t wait to welcome the fans next summer and for them to make the convention their own.”
Produced by The Fanatics Group, which brings together executives with over 50 years in the live events business, its 3 directors are Clive Nørgaard Morton, Danny Oakes and James Graham. Clive Nørgaard Morton is renowned for launching events as varied as Music Live, The London International Music Show, London Guitar Show and BRICK show at ExCeL. Whilst James Graham has led the development of major festivals and venues including Informa, The NEC Group, Fan Expo HQ and Top Gear Festival. Danny Oakes has multi-year expertise working in exhibitions and experience concept design, project development and operations management, marketing, immersive retail and e-commerce, alongside globally recognised major IP licences with Warner Bros, HBO, NBC Universal, Dreamworks Entertainment and 20th Century Fox.