Disney Found at Toronto’s Anime North Convention, Next Weekend

Among the thirty two-thousand people in attendance at last year’s Anime North, Canada’s top anime convention, were an assortment of Disney fans. While you’d expect the masterworks of Studio Ghibli to show up at the event, held at Toronto Congress Centre, many cosplays at the event represented the House of Mouse itself.

This year’s event runs from May 25 to 27 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

DisKingdom has identified all the Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, and Studio Ghibli events and panels at this year’s event. The article also includes select Disney and Marvel cosplay from 2017.

Building an Animation Career
Friday at 8 pm, Toronto Congress Centre International B Video 2
This session features Tim Eldred, most recently the director of Disney XD’s Avengers Assemble (2013-2018).

The Marvel-Anime Connection
Saturday at noon, Toronto Congress Centre International B Video 2
Presented by Mike Toole, editor-at-large of Anime News Network.

Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation
Saturday at 1 pm, Toronto Congress Centre International C Video 1
Presented by Helen McCarthy, who wrote a book of the same name and writes extensively on anime.

Also scheduled:

  • Ghibli’s Takahata (Saturday at 6 pm, Delta Plaza C)
  • Star Wars (Saturday at 7 pm, Delta Plaza C)
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe (Saturday at 9 pm, Delta Plaza C)
  • Disney Karaoke (Saturday from 8 to 11 pm, Toronto Congress Centre Pinsent Room)
  • Kingdom Hearts: Deep Dive (Sunday at 1 pm, Sheraton Muskoka 1-2)

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Nick Moreau works at an archives, delving into his community’s past. On DisKingdom, he focuses on vintage Disney content.

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