Fan clubs bring exclusive items, put on their best costumes, offer board game sessions, organise activities and create life-size nostalgic decors at Heroes Comic Con. Get ready for a dose of nostalgia and wonder. In this zone, a new surprise awaits around every corner!
DRAGON BALL BELGIUM TEAM
Dragon Ball fan? Enter Son Goku's life and meet Master Roshi, Bulma, Vegeta, and Krillin in nostalgic decors!
Wave your lightsaber like you're chosen by The Force, or train like a promising padawan, with LS4U, L'Académie de Sabre Laser & Ludus Académie.
LE SANCTUAIRE – ZELDA
Check out the new Zelda exhibition, where you get to marvel at some of the finest collectables and custom creations, and a chance to remove the legendary Master Sword from its base.
Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters Belgium is the only official Ghostbusters fan club in Belgium, taking you back to 1984 with nostalgic props and cosplay.
TWIN SUNS CLAN
Travel to planet Tattooine in the Star Wars zone, and meet real-life Storm Troopers and Mandalorians. Check their hide-out and take pictures in their beautiful decors.
Are you ready for a trip into your subconscious? At Heroes Comic Con, Belhypnoze gives you the chance to test the limits of your imagination. Will you dare to go on this adventure?
Discover dioramas and create your own cutting and airbrushing on site. You'll be taken aback by the amount of details and craftsmanship.
Once Upon a Time
With its original activities, Once Upon a Time plunges children into the magical world of courageous princes and princesses, proud pirates and superheroes.
‘We're with you, whatever happens'. That's exactly what the Belgian Potterheads represent. As a fan club, they bring together all those who decide to leap into the magical world of wizards.
Ranger Nation Belgium is a cosplay and fan group focusing on Power Rangers. You can find them on a stand packed with activities, cosplay, collectables, accessories and a photobooth.
Making the technology sector accessible to everyone? Training courses, a coworking space and dynamic events like the Hackathons... that's MolenGeek's mission.
How much do you know about streaming? Test your knowledge at Stream'Her, the community that supports and promotes women in streaming. Take part in a quiz and follow a workshop on streaming.
SAIGNEURS DU CHAOS
Try out fun role-playing games with the Lords of Chaos themselves. And don’t worry, behind the intimidating name, there are gentle aficionados of adventure and excitement who will help you on your fantasy journey.
APPRENONS LE JAPONAIS
Don’t know where to start learning Japanese? Let the experts of this club show you how to destroy the language barrier.
ATELIER DUVET - CALLIGRAPHY
Learn the fine arts of Japanese calligraphy in the artistic workshops of Atelier Duvet.
Calligraphy workshops :
- 10.00-10.30: First name calligraphy on paper
- 10:30-11:00: First name calligraphy on wood
- 12.30-14.00: Engraving a Japanese seal
- 15h00-16h00: Japanese garden painting
- 17h00-17h30: First name calligraphy on paper
- 18h30-19h00: First name calligraphy on wood
Play the classic Asian games of Mahjong, Go, and Chinese chess, try out the colouring, Chinese horoscope, and memory game activities, and enter an origami workshop between 10-11 am and 2-3 pm every day.
Enter a Pokémon hunt, where you'll have to find the 3 starters of each generation and their evolutions hidden throughout the Heroes Comic Con and Made in Asia halls. The activity ends 1 hour before the show closes each day, to select the winners.
Interested in learning the classic Chinese board game Mahjong in a thorough way? Then let the great people of the Mahjong Belgium club show you the ropes!
The handy experts of this fan club are ready for demonstrations of the Mokei Senshi Conquest wargame and of Gundam model assembly and customisation.
LOTUS ROUGE ORIGAMI
Let artist Michael David show you how to create art from simple paper. Fold to your heart’s content in workshops and continuous free crafting sessions.
If you’re in love with retro games, then be sure to visit Press-Start! Enter the free-play retro gaming zone with Super Nintendo’s, Dreamcasts, and old PlayStations, or enter the tournaments of Mortal Kombat 11 (Friday), Street Fighter 6 (Saturday), or Tekken 7 (Sunday). (3pm on Friday, 1pm on Saturday and Sunday, register 15 minutes beforehand).
bruyere custom manga / COMICS
A hat, a school bag, shoes or other items you'd like to give a pop culture treatment? Then visit this fan club / designer website to have your items personalised by an artist.
THE COMPENDIUM & THE MAGICAL LIFE ENTERTAINMENT
The Compendium offers quite a few interesting workshops in a magical setting, such as wand making, spell book crafting, headpiece making and much more. They are also bringing their pretty Flower Forest Pagoda, which you can use as your personal photobooth.
From 'Gamer' to 'Maker'! Interested in creating video games? Then you're in luck! The 'We are Coders' stand is offering you a 30-minute hands-on introduction to the basics of video game coding. The power of creation, the infinite possibilities of your imagination and the lines of code that come to life! Don't hesitate to drop by their stand throughout the festival and become a coding master!
SPACE FUN GAMES
Become a space superhero and come and play laser games! Equip yourself with your vest & fulgurolaser and hide in the labyrinth. Surprise and disable your enemies, and you will come out with your head in the stars.
What if we threw sexist practices in the world of video games 'into the cauldron'? That is WitchGamez' aim: it's is a collective that wants to raise awareness of the sexism experienced in video games.
A group of Belgian cosplayers, ready to show you behind the scenes of role-playing games and much more! Welcome to their adventure.
Les Afrogameuses encourage a video game ecosystem that is more representative of ethnic minorities, at all levels: characters, streaming platforms, training, the e-sports and professional world.
BELGIUM GO FEDERATION
Come and discover Go, a game of Chinese origin played by millions of players in China, Korea and Japan for thousands of years. Discover the rules in a few minutes and practice in quick games to learn the subtlety of Go.
Moonkey, the author of the 1st French manga, DYS at Pika Edition will teach you how to draw famous manga characters.
Belge Geek Otaku
Come have fun with BGO games! Whether it's karaoke on stage, a workshop, drawing competitions or quizzes, everything is there to entertain you. And who knows... maybe you'll walk away with a prize. So come and try your luck at the stand and meet our dear Belgian Geek Otaku community!
Play Just Dance, Taiko no Tatsujin, Dance Dance Revolution, and Jubeat and improve your sense of rhythm!
BELUG: BELGIAN LEGO USER GROUP
Fan of great LEGO constructions? Then BeLug is the right place for you! Visit their booth and transport your mind to recognizable and nostalgic pop culture scenes and characters.
LoveCraft Asso has many passionate creators that want to show the richness of cosplay via an exhibition: sewing techniques, armor, leather, accessories, make up, fx, electronics, styling of wigs, it's all there.
L'UNIVERS DE RONHIN
Have you ever thought about taking your first steps into the world of adventure role-playing games? Or do you feel like showing off your skills in the worlds of wizards and dragons? So put your feet under the table at L'Univers de Ronhin and let yourself be carried away in an imaginative and exciting story.
Association Multiverse Fantasy is an association of cosplayers for young and old. Their goal: to promote cosplay and the work behind each piece.
LE JEU POUR TOUS
Le Jeu Pour Tous aims to give all gamers the opportunity to play and fully participate in the video game community.
Their mission is very simple: to give everyone the opportunity to develop their project. Whether in streaming, in music, in directing, in cinema or in humor, Yume House aims to offer a framework to support talents in order to raise their full potential.
Live the experience of Japanese games centers on this stand with arcade cabinets and 100% original and freeplay games.
MUSEUM OF ILLUSIONS BRUSSELS
Journey to the kingdom of optical illusions. The museum features a diverse range of installations and interactive exhibits, each carefully designed to trick your senses and leave you in awe! From puzzles and games to rotating rooms, there is something to captivate visitors of all ages.
A 1901 association which aims to make mangas and comics accessible to the visually impaired. For this, their volunteers transcribe them in text and audio format. Through this work, among other things, they make the general public aware of the troubles tied to visual impairment.
Red Comet is the Belgian association dedicated to the "Mobile Suit Gundam" saga. The activities range from the detailed analysis of this immense franchise to the initiation to model making. They also exhibit a wide range of models.
SAINT SEIYA EXPERIENCE
Saint Seiya Fans Celebrate the Franchise and Warner Bros.' 100th Anniversary with an amazing exhibition.
PIXEL MUSEUM / TOYS DISCOVERY MUSEUM
The video game stand you know and love from the previous edition, with equal amounts of fun! And when you're done playing the video games, check out the many game exhibits.
Dark Troopers Squad
Dark Troopers Squad, a smile behind the helmet. They offer you a variety of encounters with characters from the iconic Star Wars saga. The Imperial or Rebel experience awaits you in the company of the Dark Troopers Squad.
The We Are Coders group also offers coding lessons for children. Involve your little geeks in very accessible workshops where fun and education go hand in hand. This Edition: develop "Pong", the classic vintage arcade game. No prior knowledge is required: you discover everything together!
Hidden Power will make you dance to your favorite K-Pop music! K-Pop dance specialist Hidden Power is a pioneer in Belgium and established the first K-Pop dance school. Also organizes multiple activities in the Korean Alley, centered around Korean culture. Atmosphere guaranteed throughout the festival!
Experts in the organization of parades, competitions, workshops and conferences around cosplay and in the animation of pop-culture events. Expect cool cosplay workshops and panels and celebrity cosplay guests.
KING SEJONG INSTITUTE BELGIUM
Learn more about Korean language and culture with these experts!
BUJINKAN NUMAYA DOJO BRUSSELS
Take lessons in the ancient Japanese self-defense martial art called Budo Taijutsu, formerly known as ninjutsu. It is the art of adapting to any given situation using the most natural movement without limitation of any kind. From punches and kicks to swords and throwing weapons.
SUN CRUSHER CLUB
This Star Wars costume organisation offers you the authentic experience of a galaxy far, far away. They aim to celebrate the culture and characters of the Dark Side. They are one of only 5 officially LucasFilm LTD recognised costume organisations in Belgium.
The Cosplayers Web-series! What if cosplayers had the lives of the characters they embody? Suma, a cosplayer and geek in her spare time, teams up with cosplayer friends to face reality! Or not...
Series of humorous short videos centered on pop-culture.
PAYS DU DÉ NOIR
Come sit down and role-play! Enjoy non-stop role-playing tables throughout the day. Each table will offer a campaign of approximately 1h30 to 2h00, welcoming between 3 and 6 players per table.
YNNIS ÉDITIONS & ANIMELAND
The publishing house specializing in the cultures of the imagination! / The first animation and manga magazine. Take part in their raffle!
Maison Otaku is once again presenting dozens of activities on its stand! Craft initiations, manga quiz, Time Up manga, and much more.
Airbrush artist and creator of Ghibli statues. Do you love the Ghibli universe? Do Chihiro, Ponyo and Totoro hold no secrets for you? Then come and immerse yourself in the Ghibli atmosphere!
Quadball (formerly called quidditch) is a mixed contact sport, inspired by the world of Harry Potter and born in 2005 in the United States. A mixture of handball, dodgeball and rugby, it is a complete and varied team sport that is practiced outdoors, with its own national and international competitions.
TRIPTYQUE STUDIO | HUSH PRODUCTION
Two photo studios on the same stand means twice as many possibilities for immortalizing yourself. Bring your best cosplay, pose like a pro, and go home with a great memory.
LASER GAME BELGIUM
Go for 100 m² of laser game! Bring your friends and go pew pew pew!
INDIE NIGHT FEVER
Indie Night Fever is a collective of 100% female streamers and 100% independent games! They are proud to highlight women on the internet, in video games and the world of streaming. Try their quiz!
MINECRAFT EDUCATION ACADEMY BY TECHNOCITÉ
The first Minecraft Education Academy (MEA) in Belgium, which can show you the ins and outs of the Minecraft Education edition. And hey, now you can help convince your own teachers to use it in class, right?
KING SEJONG INSTITUTE BELGIUM
Learn more about Korean language and culture with these experts!