Ruth Edmundson

GALLERY: SunnyCon 3 – Sunderland’s biggest ever celebration of Japanese pop culture

GALLERY: SunnyCon 3 – Sunderland’s biggest ever celebration of Japanese pop culture

Over 2,000 anime fans and gamers flocked to Seaburn seafront in costume as the third annual SunnyCon landed in Sunderland. The award-winning convention is one of the UK’s fastest growing anime conventions and attracts fans of Japanese pop culture from across the country and beyond. All of who turned out dressed to impress as their […]

 Ruth Edmundson

GALLERY: Newcastle Con – New And Old Japanese Culture Combine

GALLERY: Newcastle Con – New And Old Japanese Culture Combine

Fans of both traditional and popular Japanese culture flocked to the North East’s latest Anime convention. People from across the region made the trip to Tyneside for the debut of Newcastle Con, a convention which celebrates all aspects of Japanese culture – from animation and manga, to Japanese tea and martial arts. The weekend-long convention […]

 Ruth Edmundson

Newcastle Con – Explosion Of Japanese Culture Comes To Eldon Square

Newcastle Con – Explosion Of Japanese Culture Comes To Eldon Square

  Newcastle Con is a new Japanese culture convention open to everyone who is interested in anime, Japanese culture and those simply wanting to experience something unusual. The weekend convention aims to attract everyone from families to fans of Cosplay to come together and celebrate Japan’s vast culture. As well as showcase Newcastle’s local shops, […]