MCM Show Guide: If you’re cosplaying…

MCM Show Guide: If you like…Anime!

If you like anime, you're in the right place! Whether you're new to anime or a seasoned pro, there's always something new to discover. This is your guide to get the most out of the Anime and Manga content at MCM London 2023.

Pop Asia

Pop Asia is the place to be for all things Otakus, K-Pop and J-Pop throughout the weekend! Showcasing the best of the best in Asian pop culture, from anime and manga to J-pop and K-pop. 

Performance space

Here is where you can feel the energy of K-Pop to the core! We have performances, demonstrations, interactive games and more to show you how to learn the steps to your favourite K-Pop track or watch jaw-dropping demonstrations.


Pop Asia’s drop-in workshop programme will run throughout the weekend, giving you the chance to try your hand at something new. Join us at our workshops and learn to draw your favourite manga characters and even create your own original manga art. We'll show you how to fold paper into amazing shapes with our origami master!

Korean food and drink

We've got your cravings covered with a wide range of dishes from Korean cuisine. From Onigiri, Lumpia and Udon noodles to tasty Taiyaki, fluffy Bao Buns and Bubble Tea—we've got everything you need to fuel your fandom.


We have a whole host of exhibitors that will be bringing you exclusive AniManga merch and collectibles that you won't find anywhere else.


Cosplayers from all over the world will be there to show off their amazing costumes, so if you're looking for inspiration or just want to hang out with other fans, this is the place to be. You can see your favourite characters from Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, My Hero Academia, Genshin Impact…and so much more!

Helpful FAQS

Yes! All panels are included.

You can find the full schedule for panels, photo ops and signings here.

Select guests are available to prebook for photo ops and signings. Click here.

Find out more info here.

No, just turn up! All Pop Asia workshops are free and first-come-first served.

You can find the full line up by clicking here.

There isn't room for ad-hoc RDP, but there will be several Random Dance Games happening across the weekend! Look out for them on the main schedule.

Yes! Head over to this page to learn more about what is allowed and what you should leave at home.

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