Bristol Anime Con to take place this weekend

Bristol Anime Con to take place this weekend

Posted on: 23 Aug 2022

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A huge anime, gaming, cosplay and comic book convention, Bristol Anime Con, will arrive at Mercure Grand Hotel, near St Nicholas Market, this weekend, bringing an array of much-loved characters to life.


The event – with an exciting programme of activities, stage events, panels, parties, performances - will take place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 August.


More details about this event can be found via Bristol Anime Con's website, along with ticket and booking information.

Bristol Anime Con is organised by Anime League – a group dedicated to bringing anime fans, gaming fans, cosplayers and general geeks together.


Anime League host over fifty events a year, including online forums, social media events, and real-life meetups - all designed to bring a community together.


Their biggest type of event, a convention, is arriving in Bristol this weekend (27 and 28 August), promising two days of fun featuring everything from gaming, cosplay, anime, comics and more.


This year’s Bristol Anime Con will include a variety of activities, stage events, panels, parties, and performances, including a talent show, cosplay masquerade and a cosplay auction – all of which punters can sign up for on the day.


Other events at the convention include an anime exhibition, cosplay workshops, table-top game adventures, video game tournaments, and J-pop performances.


Most of this weekend’s programme are family-friendly, but there are some that are only suitable for attendees above a certain age.


Please find further details about Bristol Anime Con via their website. Book tickets using the same link.

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George Boyle



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