GeekOut Bristol Meet - August 10th: All The Anime!

This is a past event

18 people went

Old Market Tavern

29-30 Old Market St, Bristol, Avon BS2 0HB · Bristol

How to find us

We're all over the pub playing many games, but look out for a bunch of geeks in the conservatory area with a games table.

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Details

18+ Event

You know who loves anime? We do.

We love anime so much that we're dedicating this event to anime. Join in with our anime-themed competition, wear your favourite cosplays and let's chat anime over a board game.

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FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:00-13:45 (TBC):
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Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Great! Pre-Meetup Poll is now live in the comments. Take your pick between:

Gourmet Burger Kitchen
Nando's
Yo! Sushi

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MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern)
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Do you know your Fullmetal Alchemists from your Hokuto no Ken? Are you enthralled by Boku no Hero Academia, or are you more of a Fruits Basket kinda person? Do you want to look to get into anime, but don't know where to start? Fans join in unison as we celebrate anime at the Old Market Tavern.

PLEASE NOTE:

Food & drink can NOT be brought in with you to the Old Market Tavern. If you are caught with food and drink on the premises, you will be asked to leave until you've disposed of your food or drink.

There will be a food menu at Old Market Tavern in the evening! The food is cheap and it's delicious - usually available from 6pm.

Final note: If you are asked for ID by the bar staff, we will not vouch for your age - You must provide ID.

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BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games)
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As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have:

- Bears vs Babies
- Binding of Isaac: Four Souls
- Bucket of Doom
- Cards Against Humanity
- Cash n Guns
- Chess
- Exploding Kittens
- Fluxx
- GROWL
- Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit
- Jungle Speed
- Love Letter
- Pokémon Monopoly
- Rogues to Riches
- Three Wishes
- Unusual Suspects
- Zombies!

AND MANY MORE!

We won't be bringing every game listed above with us: If there's a specific game you want to see, please let me know in the comments below.

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COSPLAYERS
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You know that cosplay and anime goes hand in hand, so join me as we dress up for a night of fun and games. Whether you're a DragonBall fan, a JoJo's Bizarre Adventure fan or a Sailor Moon kinda person, join us for a night of anime cosplay antics.

*CHANGING FACILITIES* If you want to change into a costume when here, please note there are no changing facilities. There are just standard toilet cubicles - Which are fine to change in, but consider this first.

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COMPETITION: Quick! Make Your Own Anime Poster (Start at 8pm, results 9:15pm)
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Hear me out...

Design your own anime poster. It can be as accurate, or as inaccurate as you want. Make up your own credits. Make your own font. Design your own characters. Use existing characters. Do whatever you want. Design us a damn good anime poster. Or a damn funny one.

But to make it "better", you get only 1 hour.

A small panel of judges will then judge the results and lo and behold, there are prizes to be won!

PRIZES:

1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize.
2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize.
3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes.

Physical Prizes: TBC.
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As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age (although our min age requirement is venue policy), disability, gender, race, religion or sexuality. If at any point you feel you need to speak to someone about another's actions, please grab the host (Timlah) and we'll sort it out!