It’s MCM Comic Con Weekend!

Hordes of superheroes. Spontaneous dancing to J-pop. All the video games. T-shirts and paraphernalia galore. It can only be one place: MCM Comic Con! And the Japan Centre team is in the midst of the action…

Described as one of “The UK’s biggest pop culture events,” MCM Comic Con is a three day cathedral of cosplay, otaku pride and general frivolity. At its beating heart you can find the Japan Centre stall, selling all sorts of colourful confectionery, amazing figurines and manga straight from Japan.

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Where can you find us? Locate the cool kids at the Nintendo stand and keep on walking. If all the excitement gets too much and a terrible dragonesque hunger rears its ugly head, find our hot food stand, where Mia san and the team are offering takoyaki, karaage and onigiri.

We visited on Friday when things were just kicking off and saw some amazing cosplay. Here’s some snaps to give you an idea.

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Are you coming to this year’s MCM Comic Con? What’s your costume? Let us know in the comments below!