Posts tagged with "Shinichiro Watanabe"

Space Dandy’s Kimiko Ueno to be Anime Guest of Honour at MCM Manchester Comic Con

Space Dandy’s Kimiko Ueno to be Anime Guest of Honour at MCM Manchester Comic Con
Space Dandy scriptwriter Kimiko Ueno is to be MCM Manchester Comic Con’s first ever Anime Guest of Honour. As well as meeting fans and signing autographs during the weekend of the convention, Ueno will also be presenting an on-stage panel on how anime screenplays are developed. Born in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, Kimiko Ueno made her anime debut in 2009 as a scriptwriter for children’s comedy show Gokyoudai Monogatari. She went on to write... 

Issue 33 of MyM magazine featuring our massive 2015 preview is out now!

Issue 33 of MyM magazine featuring our massive 2015 preview is out now!
Issue 33 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Expo Group, is out now! As 2014 draws to a close the team shakes the world’s largest Magic 8ball to give you a sneak peek at everything great heading your way in the New Year! On top of that we talk to the stars of Netflix’s $90m epic Marco Polo, hear about Meryl Streep’s  near-death experience in Disney’s Into The Woods and chat to anime masters Mizuho Nishikubo and Shinichiro Watanabe about... 

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014
The UK’s biggest comic convention continues to shatter attendance records, as last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con saw more than 110,000 sci-fi, comic book, videogame and anime fans flocking to the bi-annual London event at the ExCeL. In total, 110,197 people came through the doors during the 24-26 October weekend, smashing the previous record of 101,600 at the last show in May and 88,000 in October 2013. “We’re delighted that so many people... 

Shinichiro Watanabe: A Dandy Man at MCM London Comic Con

Shinichiro Watanabe: A Dandy Man at MCM London Comic Con
This year, MCM London Comic Con and Anime Limited welcomed the arrival of esteemed anime director Shinichiro Watanabe as a special guest. Best known for Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, Watanabe’s panel this year coincides with the release of two new series’ he’s been leading: Space Dandy, a wildly popular anime about an interstellar adventurer’s wacky travels across the galaxy, and Terror in Resonance, a more serious show about... 

MCM London Comic Con October 2014 Guests (So Far)

MCM London Comic Con October 2014 Guests (So Far)
  With September now almost over, it is truly shocking how fast the year is coming to a close. Before the year is out, however, there’s still plenty to look forward to, with the coming month heralding one particularly big event: MCM London Comic Con October 2014! As we all know, with big events come big guests, and to whet the appetites of potential attendees, several of these have already been announced. Below is a selection of those... 

A panel with MCM Scotland Comic Con’s Guest of Honour – Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume

A panel with MCM Scotland Comic Con’s Guest of Honour – Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume
MCM Scotland Comic Con’s guest of honour this year (other than Dracula) was Space Dandy director Shingo Natsume. Shingo attended a panel on Saturday afternoon hosted by Andrew Partridge, the president of Anime Limited, with translator Bethan Jones. Andrew started by having Shingo tell the audience a bit about himself. Shingo explained that he played a lot video games and read manga as a child. Being brought up on Dragon Ball Z and Studio Ghibli,... 

MCM London Comic Con sees record attendance and will expand in October

MCM London Comic Con sees record attendance and will expand in October
MCM London Comic Con may already be Europe’s biggest convention, but the show will be even bigger when it returns to ExCeL London this October, organisers today revealed. “MCM London Comic Con will be soaring from 25,000 m2 to 34,000 m2, spreading the event across both sides of ExCeL for the first time,” said MCM joint managing director Bryan Cooney. He also added that “growing the show’s footprint will not only allow... 

Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast at MCM London Comic Con May 2013

Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast at MCM London Comic Con May 2013
Taking place at the Main Stage of MCM London Comic Con, part one of this year’s Anime Industry Panel and Manga Podcast featured Comic Con regulars Jerome Mazandarani of Manga Entertainment UK, Tony Allen of MVM Entertainment, Kaze UK‘s Andrew Partridge and Sarah Anderson of Viz Media revealing details of forthcoming titles and anticipated releases for the forthcoming year. Beginning with trailers for eagerly awaited series Attack... 

Kids on the Slope/Shinichirō Watanabe Panel at MCM London Comic Con 2013

Kids on the Slope/Shinichirō Watanabe Panel at MCM London Comic Con 2013
Shinichirō Watanabe is a powerhouse in the anime world. The mastermind behind such iconic shows as Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, Watanabe is a name known and adored by many. Most recently he has worked on Kids on the Slope, an adaptation of the manga of the same name by Yuki Kodama. The show is much different to a lot of Watanabe’s previous output, for he has been more known for his original works. At the MCM Comic Con in London, fans of... 

Anime Director Shinichiro Watanabe to attend MCM London Comic Con

Anime Director Shinichiro Watanabe to attend MCM London Comic Con
Acclaimed anime director Shinichiro Watanabe, known for helming the series’ Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo and the more recent Kids On The Slope, is to be the Anime Guest of Honour at May’s MCM London Comic Con. Attending all three days of the show, Shinichiro Watanabe will be taking part in on-stage panels and promoting both Anime Limited’s upcoming HD release of Cowboy Bebop and the UK debut of his latest series, Kids On The Slope, released... 
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