Join us at Animangapop

Plymouths No.1 Anime, Manga and POP-Culture 2 day Convention.

Animangapop

The South West's BEST Anime, Manga and POP-Culture event is back!
This time, for a 2 day, action-packed, non-stop mad weekend full of convention goodness!
Don't miss a single minute and book your ticket...NOW!

Fresh new show

2 days filled to the brim with exciting new things to see, do, experience, shop, watch and interact with!

New Talks & Panels

A huge array of panels & talks will be taking place which include, Fashion, Cosplay, Small Press, Industry and a whole lot more.

Gaming Competitions

Building on our Gaming Alley, we will now be having Competitions and Tournaments during the course of the weekend! Test your skills and sign up on the day!

Bigger & Better After-Party

A Dedicated performance & after-party room with purpose built bar gives us the space to increase the after-party bigger than before!

More Special Guests

With more space and more time means more guests! Brining you some of the best current special guests to the South West.

Loads More Activities

More space means more things to do! The list of activities is twice the length of previous shows. There is always something to join in with.

guests & performers

At Animangapop we like to bring you the most exciting and talented guests to each and every show!

  • Wh00ps!

    Kelsey Ellison

    Youtube Superstar!

  • Bird Keeper Toby

    Youtuber & Pokémon Master.

  • Leslie Wai

    The Instrumental EDM Master.

  • Wh00ps!

    Nyokeé

    The Harajuku Chiptune DJ.

  • Endless☆μ’sic

    Dance Cover Group.

  • Jump S.T.A.R.T

    Dance Cover Group.

  • Hachisu Okiya

    Geisha House.

  • Akemi Muse

    Dance cover group.

  • The Blue Girl

    Cosplayer and Make-up Artist.

  • Saints Dance

    Dance Cover Group.

  • Maids Of Scotland.

    Scottish based Maid Cafe.

  • Haru Katsumi

    Singer Anime Covers.

  • Eiko Meredith

    Animator.

  • School of Aikido

    Martial Arts Showcase.

  • Sun Lotus Taiko

    Taiko Drumming.

  • DJ Ryojin

    Japanese Anison DJ.

Convention schedule highlights

Below you will see our latest convention schedules "key-points" not to miss. Crammed full of exciting things to see and do at Animangapop 2019, make sure you grab the Convention guide for a full list of what's on when you sign in!

The opening ceremony

A big welcome to all our convention VIP attendee's with a quick low-down on key points not to miss out on during the show.

approx. 15mins

Main Stage

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Plymouth Aikido Live Martial Arts Showcase.

Plymouth School of Aikido' will be performing for us this weekend. They are a non-profit organisation run on a voluntary basis by club members for the good of the whole club. Both sexes and all grades train together. This leads to a relaxed, dynamic atmosphere, where all learn from their time on the mats; often with beginners giving insights to old techniques.

approx. 30mins

Main Stage

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Live, interactive YouTube panel.

Come and take part in the First ever YouTube panel! Live on Stage hear from 'Kesley Ellison', 'Leslie Wai' and 'BirdKeeperToby'. Listen to their exploits on YouTube and Social Media in general. Their journey so far, the highs and the lows of performing for the camera and fans. They have amassed over 750,000+ subscribers between them and still going strong! Do not miss this.

approx. 60mins.

Main Stage.

Very Popular!

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Maids of Scotland, Maid Cafe opern for business!

They are a Scottish based Maid Café and their goal is to spread love and Happiness to every convention they go to. Having performed in both the UK and Europe they take great pride in giving a smile. With a selection of hand blended teas and home-made cakes and a variety of k-pop and j-pop performances every visit is unique. Don't miss the chance to sample your first Maid Café Experience! Only at Animangapop. Visit their booth to book your table!

approx. 60mins

Talks room

Popular

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Kelsey Ellisons's Live performance *Appearing Saturday Only

When this young lady is not busy creating awesome content for her YouTube channel and 100,000+ followers, she is either producing her own mix of 'kawaii-inspired', super catchy POP-Tunes such as 'Pom Pom, Ponytail or BOOM BOOM'. She is acting in film such as 'Solo, A Star Wars Story.' or even... Writing, Producing and Staring in her very own 'Harry Potter' Fan Film (currently still in production). This Multi-talented, Social Media Sensation will be performing Live on Stage for you all.

approx. 30mins

Main Stage

Very Popular!

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Japanese Animation Walk-through with Eiko-san

Eiko studied English and International Studies at the Hiroshima City University (HCU), and began volunteering at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival, where she was later promoted to part-time staff.Inspired by watching Wallace and Gromit in a local cinema she decided to study in the UK, where she completed a course on Stop-Motion Animation at the UWE, Bristol. Upon returning to Japan, she split her time between lecturing in Animation at both Hiroshima International University and Hiroshima Arts Vocational School whilst also teaching English. Eiko-san will be holding talks on the Saturday and Sunday about the History of Japanese Animation and the 'Kotatsu film festival'. There will be screenings of the oldest Japanese animation known to date and a causal introduction to "Anime before Anime!"

approx. 45mins

Talks room

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Let's go!

A big welcome return to all our convention VIP attendee's with a quick low-down on key points not to miss out on during the show.

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Taiko Drummers to wake us all up!

Spectacular spiritual drumming duo Stu and Ziggy met in 2009 at Kagemusha Taiko’s classes at the Phoenix in Exeter. They formed Sun Lotus Taiko in Totnes in 2011 and played their first show in September 2011 at Bowden House, They play melodic yet adventurous original work with strong choreography. Stu is the Sun - a powerful player with a big smile. Ziggy is his moon match - often matching Stu’s rapid-fire beats but then showing poise and stillness as contrast. After there performance will be a small workshop to have a go yourselves at being a Taiko Drumming master!

approx. 45mins

Talks Room

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Cosplay and Cinema Make-up Talk by Lexi Gilbert

'The Blue Girl' will be hosting a talk on her Cosplayin,Special effects, and her trip to the famous Cinema make-up school in L.A. Lexi has always been addicted to the creative media industry, there's something awe-inspiring about how they not only think of great ideas, but breathe tangible, gooey, shiny life into them. As a kid, you believe its real and that magic and fantasy really exist, and when I got older and realise I could create that magic, I have been learning and creating feverishly ever since.

approx. 30mins

Talks room

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Nyokeé Live Performance.

'Nyokeé' will be performing on Stage during the day and DJing at the 'NOiZU' after-party! We all welcome you to an 8-bit cyberspace where strange sounds and visions make you question your sanity. Nyokeé invites you to let go of everything you have ever been taught to set you mind truly free.

approx. 30mins

Main Stage

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Bird Keeper Toby Presents the 'Walk with Pokémon' Talk.

'Bird Keeper Toby' is a HUGE Pokémon fan and brings captivating videos about Pokémon and the Pokémon world to his channel every Tuesday. Having racked up over 176,000+ subscribers and 24+ MILLION views of his videos they are really worth a watch! Toby will be taking part in 'Meet & Greet' sessions with Fans, Along with YouTube Panels during the day.

approx. 60mins

Talks room

Very Popular!

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Hachisu Okiya Geisha House with Live Kimono Dress-up.

Have you ever admired from a far the beautiful craftsmanship that goes into the elegant Kimono Dress or Yukata? Have you ever wondered what it must be like to like like a Geisha? Well thanks to 'Hachisu Okiya' now you can find out! They will be re-appearing at Animangapop all weekend to help you explore Japanese Arts, Tea Ceremony, Games and crafts. Dress up and take photo's in the kimono they will bring with them. Experience something totally unique and wonderful. Find out more by clicking on their links above.

All Day

Main Entrance

Very Popular!

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Leslie Wai Live Performance!

one of the HOTTEST new talents in EDM music, touring with ‘The Midnight Beast’, Collaborating with other Youtube stars such as ‘Kelsey Ellison’ or slamming it at SITC Live Stage performances.. We bring you… Leslie Wai, the multi talented, instrumentalist.

approx. 60/120mins

Main Stage / After Party

Very Popular!

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Nyokeé Live DJ and Vocal Performance.

Nyokeé will once again be taking to the stage to perform for us all. This time she will be not only singing but doing a signature DJ Set inclduing some great classic sing-along numbers as well as her amazing on productions! The Lights will be going and the sound pumping! Get ready to let you hair down to the sounds of the Harajuku Chiptune Barbie DJ.

approx. 60/120mins

Main Stage / After Party

Very Popular!

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DJ Ryojin Returns for another Live Performance!

DJ Ryojin, the Mastermind Anison DJ is making a return to the 'NOiZU' after party! Once again he will keep the Dance Floor pumping with his Anime-inspired tracks and visuals!

approx. 60/120mins

Main Stage / After Party

Very Popular!

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Animangapop Showcase Guide.
Pick up your copy at the show!

For the first time EVER... Animangapop and created a official Paper-backed show guide! This free keepsake will tell you all about what is going on at the show, what times and where. Don't forget to pick up your copy when you sign-in!

The venue...

Large free park, free Wi-fi, large on-site restaurant, 7 large conference rooms and lots more... (and we've booked the lot for 2 whole days!)

Future Inn, Plymouth

hotel

address

Plymouth International Business Park,
1 William Prance Rd, Plymouth PL6 5ZD
(4.0 miles from City Center).

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Accomodation Alternatives

If you can't stay at the Official Hotel then here is a list of alternative accomodation within less than a 2 mile radius of the show.

purchase your ticket

We have a selection of options to choose from. Below are the Top 3 most preferred.

Ticket purchases are handled by our ticket partner 'Helm Tickets'.

Children 12 years or under are FREE* with a full-paying adult ticket.

*(maximum 2 x 12 or under, per 1 x full paying adult ticket)



Do you have what it takes to volunteer/staff the Animangapop Weekender 2019? Then 'Click Here to apply!'.

"The Long Night" F.A.Q Cosplay Sign-up form Code of Conduct

Recording Policy/Taking Pictures Prop/Weapon Policy

Exhibitors

If you are interested in trading at our event then you can book and pay for your space below. Don't forget to upload your company/trading name logo after your have purchased your space.

Trader FAQ Show Info Pack Trader Logo upload

sponsors

We are proud & honoured to be supported by local and International companies whose passion is as deep as our own.