MCEC welcomed back Oz Comic-Con Melbourne

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) welcomed Oz Comic-Con back to the venue last 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 also welcomed 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 was held in conjunction with Animaga, a celebration of anime, manga, games, and Japanese culture. Activities at Animaga included an anime cosplay competition, Animaga Idol, the Animaga Arcade, Maid Cafe and more.

Oz Comic-Con also welcomed 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, CEO of MCEC 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, MD of Expertise Events who manages 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.”