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Our events
Tofu Cute is not just an online shop! Come and meet us at these Japanese-related events around the UK, where we’ll
be selling all your favourite tasty snacks and kawaii gifts.

We love meeting our customers face-to-face, having fun and getting feedback. We often have exclusive competitions and offers, and brand new products for sale that aren’t available online yet. Keep an eye out on the events diary below, as
we may be coming to a town near you soon!
Up and coming events
Previous events
Up and coming events
New Forest Chocolate Fair
21st April 2018
New Forest Chocolate Fair
Lyndhurst Community Centre, Hampshire
Love Chocolate...? Then you'll love this little event in a picturesque area of Hampshire! There will be stalls selling chocolate themed shakes, pastries, drinks, desserts, cakes and of course Tofu Cute will be bringing delicious Japanese chocolate, biscuits and gifts.

Portsmouth Comic Con
5th-6th May 2018
Portsmouth Comic Con
Portsmouth Guildhall
The very first Portsmouth Comic Con – International Festival of Comics brings you the best of comic, film, TV and pop culture entertainment, in what is set to be the largest event of its kind in the South, in Tofu Cute's hometown!

MCM London Comic Con
25th-27th May 2018
MCM London Comic Con
ExCel Centre, London
Come visit the enormous kawaii wonderland that is Tofu Cute's pop-up shop at MCM London Comic Con; the country's biggest pop-culture event, attracting over 125,000 visitors. Tofu Cute is located along the bright pink "Kawaii Alley" in the Pop Asia zone.

Collectormania 25
2nd-3rd June 2018
Collectormania 25
NEC, Birmingham
Photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions and hundreds of stalls full of TV, Film & Sports memorabilia, cosplayers galore, and of course a huge range of kawaii gifts and Japanese sweets from Tofu Cute - our first time exhibiting at this event!

HYPER JAPAN Festival
13th-15th July 2018
HYPER JAPAN Festival
Olympia, London
HYPER JAPAN brings the best of Japan to London, celebrating J-culture with traditional and contemporary exhibitors and a unique shopping experience

MCM Manchester Comic Con
28th-29th July 2018
MCM Manchester Comic Con
Manchester Central
Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.

AmeCon
27th-29th July 2018
AmeCon
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
AmeCon is one of the UK's largest residential conventions dedicated to the celebration of Japanese Animation and Comics, and the community that these media bring together all in one jam packed weekend.

Abunai! 2018: Tales of Kitsunia
24th-26th August Snack Panel ^_^
Abunai! 2018: Tales of Kitsunia
NH Koningshof, Veldhoven
Abunai! 2018: Tales of Kitsunia is the sweet sixteenth edition of The Netherlands’ cheekiest convention. Their dedicated and ever enthusiastic team of volunteers grinded to Grandmaster to put together an amazing festival filled with multiple modes of fun and bonus levels.
Previous events
Below is a list of previous events that we’ve attended. Each event has its own Facebook photo gallery, so if you went to one of them, see if you can spot yourself! You’ll also find information here on any competitons that we ran.

Manchester Anime and Gaming Con
7th-8th April 2018
Manchester Anime and Gaming Con
Sugden Sports Centre, Manchester
An all-age event for anime fans, gamers, comic fans and cosplayers! Featuring Exhibitors, Performers, TCGing, Game Tournaments, Talks and many activities including the Cosplay Contests with nearly £1,000 worth of prizes, Smash and League of Legends with £100 cash prizes, Talent Show, Parties & more!

MCM Birmingham Comic Con
17th-18th March 2018
MCM Birmingham Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at March's MCM Birmingham Comic Con - not to mention a huge range of kawaii gifts and Japanese sweets from Tofu Cute!
www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham/

Minami Con 24
9th-11th March 2018
Minami Con 24
Novotel Hotel Southampton
Minami Con is longest running Anime convention in the UK. With the desire to promote the cuter side of anime, the first ever Minami Con was in July 1995, in Portsmouth - the hometown of Tofu Cute!

MCM Birmingham Comic Con
18th-19th March 2017
MCM Birmingham Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con - not to mention a huge range of kawaii gifts and Japanese sweets from Tofu Cute!
www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham/

Liverpool MCM Comic Con
11th-12th March 2017
Liverpool MCM Comic Con
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Calling all sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors, movie buffs and anime enthusiasts! The new year will see MCM Comic Con come to Liverpool for the very first time!

MCM Comic Con Scotland
23rd-24th September 2016
MCM Comic Con Scotland
SECC, Glasgow
MCM Scotland Comic Con was the largest comic convention the country has ever seen – and this year’s event promises to be even bigger!

Abunai! Beyond the Stars
28th-31st August
Abunai! Beyond the Stars
NH Koningshof, Veldhoven
This year's Abunai! will be far beyond the stars! Abunai will bring you a far out weekend with more workshops and fun than every before. Out of this world.

Birmingham MCM Comic Con
19th-20th March 2016
Birmingham MCM Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con - not to mention a huge range of kawaii gifts and Japanese sweets from Tofu Cute!
www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham/

Liverpool MCM Comic Con
12th-13th March 2016
Liverpool MCM Comic Con
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Calling all sci-fi fans, gamers, comic collectors, movie buffs and anime enthusiasts! The new year will see MCM Comic Con come to Liverpool for the very first time!

Midlands MCM Comic Con
13th February 2016
Midlands MCM Comic Con
International Centre, Telford
Based in Telford, Midlands MCM Expo is a large event featuring cosplay, film memorabilia, anime, stage events and many other fun things.

HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market
27th-29th November 2015
HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market
Tobacco Dock, London
Come and see Tofu Cute's giant pop-up shop at the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market where you can shop for the cutest, quirkiest range of gifts ever! Also take part in demos, watch shows, and enjoy cosplay and Japanese fashion galore!

Birmingham MCM Comic Con
21st-22nd November 2015
Birmingham MCM Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con - not to mention a huge range of kawaii gifts and Japanese sweets from Tofu Cute!
www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham/

London MCM Comic Con
23rd-25th October 2015
London MCM Comic Con
Excel Centre, London
Come visit Tofu Cute in Kawaii Alley at London MCM Comic Con; the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 100,000 visitors.

MCM Comic Con Scotland
26th-27th September
MCM Comic Con Scotland
SECC, Glasgow
MCM Scotland Comic Con was the largest comic convention the country has ever seen – and this year’s event promises to be even bigger!

J-Con 8
25th-26th September 2015
J-Con 8
Riverside Centre, Derby
J-Con is based in Derby. It's the region's largest convention for all things anime, manga and cult entertainment! Join us for two days of fun with events, competitions and lots of cosplay. J-Con VIII will be bigger and better than ever before!

Back to the Kitacon
31st July-2nd August 2015
Back to the Kitacon
Birmingham Hilton Metropole
Kitacon is a not-for-profit UK anime convention, promoting Japanese and Oriental Culture and the UK anime and manga industries.

Manchester MCM Expo
25th-26th July 2015
Manchester MCM Expo
Manchester Central
Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.

Hyper Japan Festival
10th-12th July 2015
Hyper Japan Festival
The O2, London
HYPER JAPAN brings the best of Japan to London, celebrating J-culture with traditional and contemporary exhibitors and a unique shopping experience

MCM London Comic Con
22nd-24th May 2015
MCM London Comic Con
Excel Centre, London
Come visit Tofu Cute in Kawaii Alley at London MCM Comic Con; the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 100,000 visitors.

Birmingham Comic Con
21st-22nd March 2015
Birmingham Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Minami Con 21
6th-8th March 2015
Minami Con 21
Novotel Hotel Southampton
Minami Con is longest running Anime convention in the UK. With the desire to promote the cuter side of anime, the first Minami Con was in February 1995.

Midlands MCM Comic Con
14th February 2015
Midlands MCM Comic Con
International Centre, Telford
Based in Telford, Midlands MCM Expo is a large event featuring cosplay, film memorabilia, anime, stage events and many other fun things.

Birmingham MCM Comic Con
22nd-23rd November 2014
Birmingham MCM Comic Con
NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Hyper Japan Christmas
14th-16th November 2014
Hyper Japan Christmas
Olympia, London
Creative. Cool. Cute and Crazy. Hyper Japan will be back in November to showcase everything awesome about contemporary J-culture.

London MCM Comic Con
24th-26th October 2014
London MCM Comic Con
Excel Centre, London
Come visit Tofu Cute in Kawaii Alley at London MCM Comic Con; the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 100,000 visitors.

J-Con 7
19th-20th September 2014
J-Con 7
Riverside Centre, Derby
J-Con is based in Derby. It's the region's largest convention for all things anime, manga and cult entertainment! Join us for two days of fun with events, competitions and lots of cosplay. J-Con VI will be bigger and better than ever before!

MCM Comic Con Scotland
6th-7th September 2014
MCM Comic Con Scotland
SECC, Glasgow
MCM Scotland Comic Con was the largest comic convention the country has ever seen – and this year’s event promises to be even bigger!
MCM Comic Con Scotland

Abunai!
29th-31st August 2014
Abunai!
NH Koningshof, Veldhoven
This year we'll be going back to school! So prepare for a convention filled with creative school books, crowded detention rooms, grumpy teachers, foxy cheerleaders and lots of extracurricular activities! Who says school can't be exciting?
Abunai!

Hyper Japan
25th-27th July 2014
Hyper Japan
Earls Court One
HYPER JAPAN brings the best of Japan to London, celebrating J-culture with traditional and contemporary exhibitors and a unique shopping experience
Hyper Japan

Manchester MCM Expo
19th-20th July 2014
Manchester MCM Expo
Manchester Central
Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.
Manchester MCM Expo

Japan Expo
2nd-6th July 2014
Japan Expo
Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre
Japan Expo assigns itself two golden words: knowledge and entertainment. From Manga to J-Music, Cosplay shows to martial arts, the festival tackles traditional Japanese culture to contemporary pop culture.
Japan Expo

London MCM Comic Con
23rd-25th May 2014
London MCM Comic Con
Excel Centre, London
Come visit Tofu Cute in Kawaii Alley at London MCM Comic Con; the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 60,000 visitors.
London MCM Comic Con

Kitacon Invasion
28th-30th March 2014
Kitacon Invasion
Hilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Kitacon is a not-for-profit UK anime convention, promoting Japanese and Oriental Culture and the UK anime and manga industries.
Kitacon Invasion

Birmingham MCM Expo
22nd-23rd March 2014
Birmingham MCM Expo
Hall 12, NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Birmingham MCM Expo

Minami Con 20
7th-9th March 2014
Minami Con 20
Novotel Hotel Southampton
Minami Con is longest running Anime convention in the UK. With the desire to promote the cuter side of anime, the first Minami Con was in February 1995.
Minami Con 20

Midlands MCM Expo
15th February 2014
Midlands MCM Expo
International Centre, Telford
Based in Telford, Midlands MCM Expo is a large event featuring cosplay, film memorabilia, anime, stage events and many other fun things.
Midlands MCM Expo

Birmingham MCM Expo
23rd-24th November 2013
Birmingham MCM Expo
Hall 10, NEC, Birmingham
Great games, colourful costumes, awesome anime and top comic creators will be the order of the day at November's MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Birmingham MCM Expo

London MCM Comic Con
25th-27th October 2013
London MCM Comic Con
Excel Centre, London
Come visit Tofu Cute in Kawaii Alley at London MCM Comic Con; the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 60,000 visitors.
London MCM Comic Con

Play Expo
12th-13th October 2013
Play Expo
Event City, Manchester
Play Expo is the only UK video games expo which caters for every aspect of video games – from console, PC and mobile to classic gaming (including arcade and pinball) right through to pro gaming/eSports and even cosplay.
Play Expo

J-Con 6
20th-21st September 2013
J-Con 6
Riverside Centre, Derby
J-Con is based in Derby. It's the region's largest convention for all things anime, manga and cult entertainment! Join us for two days of fun with events, competitions and lots of cosplay. J-Con VI will be bigger and better than ever before!

Abunai!
23rd-25th August 2013
Abunai!
NH Koningshof, Veldhoven
This year's edition is going to be creepy... This edition of Abunai! will be all about horror and sinister things. With the darkness rising during the weekend you will be around ghosts, the undead and yokai before you know it!
Abunai!

AyaCon
16th-18th August 2013
AyaCon
Warwick Arts Centre
AyaCon is a weekend long Japanese culture convention. Featuring a range of events and guests revolving around anime, manga, video games, music and all parts of Japanese culture.

Hyper Japan 2013
26th-28th July 2013
Hyper Japan 2013
Earls Court 2
HYPER JAPAN brings the best of Japan to London, celebrating J-culture with traditional and contemporary exhibitors and a unique shopping experience
Hyper Japan 2013

Manchester MCM Expo
20th July 2013
Manchester MCM Expo
Manchester Central
Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.
Manchester MCM Expo

Japan Expo
4th-7th July 2013
Japan Expo
Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre
Japan Expo assigns itself two golden words: knowledge and entertainment. From Manga to J-Music, Cosplay shows to martial arts, the festival tackles traditional Japanese culture to contemporary pop culture.
Japan Expo

London MCM Expo
24th-26th May 2013
London MCM Expo
Excel Centre, London
Now in its twelth year, London MCM Expo is the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 60,000 visitors.
London MCM Expo

Birmingham MCM Expo
16th-17th March 2013
Birmingham MCM Expo
Hall 10, NEC, Birmingham
MCM Expo Birmingham Comic Con 2013 will take place in Hall 10 right next to Memorabilia in Hall 11, and you'll be able to go freely between each event, regardless of what time of day it is and which ticket you have!
Birmingham MCM Expo

Minami Con 19
1st-3rd March 2013
Minami Con 19
Novotel Hotel, Southampton
Minami Con is longest running Anime convention in the UK. With the desire to promote the cuter side of anime, the first Minami Con was in February 1995.
Minami Con 19

Midlands MCM Expo
16th February 2013
Midlands MCM Expo
International Centre, Telford
Based in Telford, Midlands MCM Expo is a large event featuring cosplay, film memorabilia, anime, stage events and many other fun things.
Midlands MCM Expo

Hyper Japan Christmas
23rd-25th November 2012
Hyper Japan Christmas
Brompton Hall, Earl's Court
Creative. Cool. Cute and Crazy. Hyper Japan will be back in November to showcase everything awesome about contemporary J-culture.
Hyper Japan Christmas

London MCM Expo
26th-28th October 2012
London MCM Expo
Excel Centre, London
Now in its eleventh year, London MCM Expo is the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 60,000 visitors.
London MCM Expo

Play Expo
13th-14th October 2012
Play Expo
Event City, Manchester
Play Expo is the only UK video games expo which caters for every aspect of video games – from console, PC and mobile to classic gaming (including arcade and pinball) right through to pro gaming/eSports and even cosplay.
Play Expo

J-Con Anime Convention
14th-15th September 2012
J-Con Anime Convention
Riverside Centre, Derby
Welcome one and all, to Derby's Japanese convention. Five years old this year, The convention has just got better and better as times gone on. Why not come and join the party?
J-Con Anime Convention

Alcon
6th-9th September 2012
Alcon
De Montford University
Alcon is a fun and friendly 1,000-person anime convention taking place over an epic four days this 6th to 9th September in Leicester at De Montfort University
Alcon

Abunai!
24th - 26th August 2012
Abunai!
NH Koningshof, Veldhoven, Netherlands
This year's Abunai! is extra special since it's their 10th anniversary. Aptly, the theme for this year is traveling and Tofu Cute is travelling outside of the UK for the first time. That's right... Tofu Cute is going international!
Abunai!

Amecon
10th-12th August 2012
Amecon
Keele University
AmeCon is the UK's largest residential convention dedicated to Japanese Animation & comics. They try to be a little bit country, and a little bit rock'n'roll...
Amecon

Manchester MCM Expo
21st July 2012
Manchester MCM Expo
Manchester Central
Once again bringing some of the MCM Expo magic north of Birmingham & London. There will be a wide selection of entertainment as well as a packed retailers area.
Manchester MCM Expo

London Film & Comic Con
6th-8th July 2012
London Film & Comic Con
Olympia Grand Hall, London
Celebrating the best of film, television and Japanese cosplay. LFCC is a day out unlike any other, giving you the chance to dress up and meet your idols.
London Film & Comic Con

Brighton Asahi Anime Festival
30th June-1st July 2012
Brighton Asahi Anime Festival
Bartholomew Square, Brighton
The UK’s only open-air anime festival – a delirious and colourful celebration of all things cool and kawaii, with cosplay contests, manga drawing and karaoke competitions galore.
Click here for Panda-Chan photos
Brighton Asahi Anime Festival

Brighton Moshi Matsuri
23rd-24th June 2012
Brighton Moshi Matsuri
Bartholomew Square, Brighton
"Matsuri" is Japanese for "summer festival". As well as a lively collection of Japanese music, performances and workshops there will be a profusion of shitamachi-style stalls selling all sorts of Japanese street food and goods.
Brighton Moshi Matsuri

London MCM Expo
25th-27th May 2012
London MCM Expo
Excel Centre, London
Now in its eleventh year, London MCM Expo is the country's biggest event containing Japanese culture and cosplay, attracting over 60,000 visitors.
London MCM Expo

CamCon
12th May 2012
CamCon
The Junction, Cambridge
Calling all nerds, anime lovers and cosplay maniacs! A brand new convention dedicated to everything wickedly cool held at Cambridge's very own Junction J2.
CamCon

Kitacon 4
13th-15th April 2012
Kitacon 4
Hilton Metropole Hotel, Birmingham
Kitacon is a not-for-profit UK anime convention, promoting Japanese and Oriental Culture and the UK anime and manga industries.
Kitacon 4