Published on : Monday, June 13, 2022
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is thrilled to welcome Oz Comic Con back to the venue this weekend, with the return of international guests at their first full scale Melbourne event since 2019.
Alongside the return of international guests, Oz Comic-Con is also welcoming back the most prestigious cosplay contest in Australia, the Australian Championships of Cosplay, highlighting the immense talent and craftsmanship from all around the country.
Oz Comic-Con will be held in conjunction with Animaga, a celebration of anime, manga, games, and Japanese culture. Activities at Animaga will include an anime cosplay competition, Animaga Idol, the Animaga Arcade, Maid Cafe and more.
Oz Comic-Con will also welcome back visitor favourites like Artists Alley, Cosplay Central, TableTop Gaming and the country’s top comic artists who draw for the biggest franchises in the world; Marvel, DC, The Simpsons and more.
Peter King, Chief Executive of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre said:
“At MCEC we are a hub of activity and Oz Comic Con is one of the most vibrant and exciting events we partner with each year.”
“With events like this being held in our venue, the city of Melbourne is again bustling with action, and we look forward to seeing our building come alive this weekend.”
Gary Fitz-Roy, Managing Director of Expertise Events who manage Oz Comic Con said:
“After the huge success of the Homegrown event in December we are excited to be back with international guests as well as national.”
“Oz Comic Con is on track to return to visitor numbers similar to 2019 which if achieved, will be an amazing result.”