AnimeCon UK Teams Up with Fandom with Event to be held at NEC Birmingham in June

Organizers of the AnimeCon UK convention have today announced a partnership with the online entertainment platform Fandom to create an official Wiki Page and that the debut event will be held on Saturday 17th June 2023 and Sunday 18th June 2023 with guests including Zach Aguilar (voice of Tanjiro from Demon Slayer), Ryan Colt Levy (voice of Denji from Chainsaw Man) and Maile Flanagan (voice of Naruto) being confirmed for the event.

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Funimation Global Group Completes Acquisition of Crunchyroll

FUNimation Global Group, otherwise simply known as FUNimation which is part of the Sony Pictures brand, have recently announced that they will acquire the streaming giant Crunchyroll, which is owned by AT&T, for $1.175 billon. This means that FUNimation and Crunchyroll will soon become one and the same.

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Animatsu and MangaUK Industry Panel Announcements from MCM London Comic Con October 2015


The second anime announcement panel of the MCM London Comic Con weekend was non-other than the Animatsu and MangaUK Panel which, once again, sees Chief Operating Officer Jerome Mazandarani and Marketing Manager Andew Hewson take to the stage to reveal a long list of announcements. Read more of this post

Anime Limited Announcements from MCM London Comic Con October 2015


Anime Limited’s first panel of the October 2015 MCM London Comic Con took place on the Friday afternoon and despite a rocky start, and a few technical errors along-the-way, the presentation was a steady if not solid one with many long-awaited-titles being announced. Read more of this post

Animatsu Officially Launches within the UK; Annouces New Titles and Marketing Agreement with Manga Entertainment UK


Back in November 2014 Jerome Mazandarani revealed that he, along with friend and long-time work colleague Andrew Hewson, would be leaving Manga Entertainment UK to set-up their own company. However since then very little has been mentioned; that is until today as Animatsu, the new entertainment focused company, have officially launched within the UK and they have come with a bit of a bang.

To start with Animatsu, or Animatsu Entertainment Ltd as its officially known as, is a company that will specalise in acquire licensing agreements for anime, and other cult titles, for the UK and European countries; but that’s not all as Animatsu will also assist Japanese and International anime filmmakers to develop and produce new films and TV series for the international market. In retrospect Animatsu is going to be a busy company that will focus on anime and other cult franchises as COO of Animatsu, Jerome Mazandarani, explains: Read more of this post

Jerome Mazandarani Leaves Manga Entertainment UK To Set Up His Own Company; Introducing Animatsu


It a surprising turn of events Jerome Mazandarani has announced that he, along with his friend and co-worker Andrew Hewson, have left Manga Entertainment UK and will now be starting a new venture together.

Announced through his private instagram account earlier today Jerome Mazandarani, who previously worked at Manga Entertainment UK as the director of marketing and acquisitions, explained that he left Manga UK five weeks ago so that he could start up his own company:

“Five weeks ago i left Manga Entertainment after ten amazing years to set up my own company. I am joined in this exciting new chapter by my long time collaborate and friend Andrew Hewson.

We are called Animatsu and i will tell you more about what we are up to soon.”

Interestingly while Jerome has not shared any details of Animatsu on his Private Instagram account, his public LinkedIn profile, which is a website designed for companies to find potential employees, explains his position at Animatsu and what the company will offer to the UK and European market: Read more of this post

MCM London Comic-Con May 2014 Anime Related Event Schedule


The Event Schedule for the entire MCM London Comic Con for May 2014 has recently gone live on the MCM Website, however if like us you are only interested in the anime related content then why not let us break it down and show you whats on offer.

Friday 23rd May 2014:

3:30pm – 4:30pm Cosplay ‘How To Start’ (PopAsia Stage):

Ever wanted to do Cosplay but unsure how? then visit this hor long session to see exactly what cosplay is and find out how to take part in it.

4pm – 5pm The Mega Voice Artist Panel (Thearte A):

A discussion of epic proportions on the skills required as they discuss the skill required to bring life to games and animation on both the small and big screen. Phil LaMarr – Futurama, Samurai Jack & Star Wars: The Clone Wars; Wendee Lee – Cowboy Bebop, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya & Bleach;  and Greg Cipes –  Teen Titans & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

4:30pm – 5:30pm EuroCosplay Q&A (PopAsia Stage):

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