We’re Off to See the Wizard!

We’re Off to See the Wizard!

Wizard World Toronto Comic Con is happening this weekend and Manatank will be joining in on the fun!

Wizard World provides us Canucks with an opportunity to get our nerd on in the heart of Toronto. This annual convention is host to thousands of fans each year enjoying aspects of gaming, comics, film and television. Wizard World has provided Toronto fans an opportunity to meet with local and international artists and hosts some big name guest stars. On top of that, fans can enjoy multiple panels that cover a wide range of interests.

This year, Anime North will be hosting a gaming panel discussing the history and future of videogames. Anime North holds their own convention each year, focusing on aspects of Japanese culture. Anime North 2012 will be held on May 25-27th in Toronto.

Fans attending Wizard World this weekend will also be able to show off their gaming skills as the eSports Championship will be hosting tournaments this weekend. There are two Xbox tournaments running this year, with some great prize pools. Gamers can enter the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament for a $10 entry fee, which has cash prizes as well as a custom joystick prize provided by Arcade Whips. An open entry tournament will have gamers competing in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition with the chance to win t-shirts from GDLK. Gamers need to pre-register at ESCelite.com to compete.

Wizard World Toronto is showcasing an impressive guest star lineup, featuring Amy Acker, Sean Maher, Jeri Ryan, Paul Wesley, Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Jeremy Bulloch, Phil Ortiz, Sam Huntington, Meaghan Rath and many others!

We will keep you updated with new and exciting information coming from Wizard World Toronto. Let us know if you are planning on going!

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