Adelaide’s anime and gaming event of the year has come! AVCON will be taking place this weekend at the Adelaide Convention Centre right in the heart of the city. Madman will have a big presence there, so be sure to check out these cool activities.
Sword Art Online Exhibition
All weekend – Madman booth, Exhibition Hall G
The Sword Art Online Exhibition kicks off the second leg of the tour in Adelaide! Featuring original character design art pieces and storyboard sketches from the first season of the hit anime, this is a rare behind the scenes look at anime production! Be sure to grab some pictures with Asuna and Kirito as well! We will have a selection of SAO merchandise available to buy at our booth as well.
Madman Showcase Panel
Sunday 12:30pm – Panel Room A
Sly and Rachel will be on hand to show off some of the best upcoming releases as well as giving you guys a bit of a sneak peek at our brand new acquisitions too! There will also be an #AskSly segment where you can get your madman questions answered! Bring your luck with you as well for our Ultimate Jan-Ken contest, for your chance to win some cool prizes!
Madman National Cosplay Championship
Saturday 1:30pm – Internode Main Hall
The final qualifying round for the 2014 Madman National Cosplay Championship takes place at AVCON! See these talented cosplayers battle it out for the final spot at the 2014 finals! We will have full coverage from the event so be sure to follow the conversation on twitter using the hashtag #mncc14.
All weekend – Madman Anime Theatre
Check out the Madman Anime Theatre for heaps of screenings throughout the weekend including titles such as: Tokyo ESP, Attack on Titan, Terror in Resonance, Tokyo Ghoul, and more!
Check the schedule for details: https://www.avcon.org.au/information/schedule/
Voice actor guest Cherami Leigh!
The English voice of Asuna from Sword Art Online as well as Lucy from Fairy Tail will also be at the event. Cherami Leigh will be on hand to sign autographs as well as answer your questions too! We will also be interviewing the lovely voice actor featuring your questions, so be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see this cool interview.
AVCON will also be hosting guests Jon St. John and Chris Avellone.
If you can’t be there, don’t worry, we’ll be posting updates throughout the weekend on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, so be sure to follow us! For more information about tickets and a full schedule of events, visit the AVCON website.