Stars from The Flash, Teen Wolf, The 100 and more are expected in Tauranga this weekend for the city’s first ever Armageddon Expo.
New Zealand’s biggest geek and entertainment event, Armageddon Expo, is coming to ASB Baypark Arena on May 27-28 for what promises to be a weekend of epic proportions for Bay of Plenty fans.
Event organiser William Geradts is excited to bring Armageddon, which embodies the ever-growing pulp culture phenomenon, to the Bay. “Ever since we first announced that we would be hosting a Tauranga show the response has been fantastic.
“We’ve got some phenomenal celebrity guests lined up and some awesome local and national exhibitors booked in.
“We are positive our first #Bayofgeddon is going to be an epic weekend.”
William says there is something for everyone at Armageddon, including cosplay and eating contests, gaming tournaments, anime, film and television merchandise galore, an ice skating arena and laser tag as well as celebrity panels, photographs and signing sessions.
“For a weekend of geeky goodness look no further than Armageddon Expo.”
He says Armageddon plans to make a good first impression on the area bringing a massive line-up of celebrity guests from hit films and television shows including; Firefly’s Jewel Staite, Teen Wolf’s Max and Charlie Carver, The 100’s Richard Harmon and Sachin Sahel.
Lost Girl’s Paul Amos, as well as The Flash’s Matt Letscher, Legends of Tomorrow star Franz Drameh, Babylon 5’s Patricia Tallman and Highlander star Adrian Paul are also expected to visit Tauranga.
William says no Armageddon Expo is complete without an array of comic and animation guests including Sailor Moon and Final Fantasy XV voice actor Robbie Daymond, Ray Chase who provided voices for One Punch Man and Final Fantasy XV, Max Mittelman who was a voice actor for One Punch Man and The Seven Deadly Sins, Kyle Hebert who voiced characters in Dragon Ball Z and Fullmetal Alchemist – as well as well-known Marvel comic artist Todd Nauck who illustrated comic books including Spiderman and Deadpool.
Tauranga’s first Armageddon Expo is at ASB Baypark Arena on May 27-28. To keep up with guest announcements and events at Armageddon Expos, go to www.armageddonexpo.com
Tickets for the Tauranga expo are on sale now at www.iticket.co.nz