GamePad! Spring Edition by Aisha Anime

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mayamada is teaming up with Ubisoft in 2016 for another round of social gaming 

Japanese inspired character brand mayamada who have featured in the pages of anime and lifestyle giants NEO Magazine, Vogue and GQ. Today the company have announced their latest video game event will take place on Saturday 26th of March, 2016. 

GamePad! is London’s newest social gaming event. With the clamour for online play, mayamada are championing social gaming by bringing people together for real world fun. Join them for a fun­packed afternoon of video games, prizes, shopping and cakes this Easter season. 

The Petit Miracle Hub, West 12 Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush is the destination for a free experience made for gamer guys and girls, cosplayers and all who enjoy events served with a healthy helping of J­Culture.  

Since launching GamePad! in 2015, mayamada have seen their event featured in Time Out, LastMinute.Com and The Evening Standard. They have built a passionate community over five events and are now partnering with Ubisoft! 

The international video game publisher will be making an appearance at GamePad! to hold a fastest time competition on the new TrackMania Turbo. The gamer with the fastest time and the end of the day will take home copies of Far Cry® Primal, the next exciting chapter in the critically acclaimed Far Cry franchise, and the highly anticipated Tom Clancy’s The Division, an immersive online, open­world action RPG! 

That’s not all as you’ll also be greeted to an expanded lineup of games courtesy of gaming event specialists NthGen Interactive and MonHun Offline. A great list of games will be playable including Mario Kart, Mario Maker, Street Fighter V and fan favorite Super Smash Bros.  All that plus an area reserved just for Nintendo DS gaming means you won’t be without a controller for long. But it’s not all fun and games as GamePad! will have serious competitions and cold hard prizes up for grabs.  

The competitive spirit will continue with the Super Smash Bros Wii U tournament that will see up to 16 players battle for the chance to win a brand new Nintendo Amiibo and a mayamada prize bundle of clothing and comics. 

Easter Treats At GamePad!

GamePad! is (cookie) sandwiched in the Easter festivities, and after a mouth­watering showing at last year’s events, cake­makers Kupsbakery will be back with a selection of delicious cakes, brownies and cookies for the season.  

Spring Shopping At GamePad!

In between rounds of gaming you can also take a break for some retails therapy. At mayamada’s pop up shop you can buy products from their range of comics, casual clothing and even uniquely flavoured chocolate bars (green tea chocolate anyone?). 

The mayamada brand has captivated fans at the biggest conventions in the UK and Europe, and now you can be a part of the mayamada experience at the spring edition of GamePad!. 

So get ready for this amazing day out in London and celebrate social gaming movement this spring! For your free tickets, head to 

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But that’s not all! If you’re in a competitive mood then why not take part in Mayamada's Super Smash Bros Wii U tournament? The top prize is a brand new Nintendo Amiibo as well as a signed Mayamada comic bundle including the critically-acclaimed comic, Samurai Chef.

If you’re more interested in some casual gaming then you can always jump on any of the console set ups at GamePad! with J-Stars Victory VS+, Ultra Street Fighter IV, House of the Dead 4 and FIFA 15 all playable throughout.
Don't forget to get your free tickets now and join us for a fantastic day of cosplay, food and socialising with loads of people, at GamePad! you’ll have your gaming itch well and truly scratched!

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GamePad! Gaming + Froyo Event this June by Aisha Anime

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The UK’s original anime inspired clothing brand is bringing you the latest in their amazing event series mixing gaming and frozen yogurt this summer! Get your game on in this new series of gaming and music events

On Saturday 20th June (3pm - 8pm), mayamada will host the second GamePad!, following from their successful first event in April.

They’re calling gamers, frozen yogurt lovers and everyone in between to join them for this one day party at the Petit Miracle Hub, West 12 Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush (Central Line).

The June edition of GamePad! is also the official pre-party of the London Anime & Gaming Con. A July convention where mayamada will be making their 7th appearance.

Cosplayers at the event will be able to take part in the competition to crown the best dressed character and win tickets to the convention on the weekend of July 7th and 8th.

Gamers will be excited to know you can shootout with your friend on House of the Dead, or get into the fighting spirit with the frantic Super Smash Bros Wii U. Other game will be unveiled on the day.

Be sure to bring your A game as the best gamer will win a chance to be turned into a character in a future mayamada comic!

If you’re not a video gamer don’t worry because giant Jenga will be making a return at GamePad! where you’ll be able to battle it out for the title of Jenga king or queen.

Shoppers are welcome as mayamada will have their full range of original anime inspired clothing and comics on sale with selected t-shirts and sweatshirts available at promotional prices.

The mayamada pop up shop will also be fully stocked with delicious Samurai Chef chocolate bars.

Available in three flavours - Crunchy Noodle, Cherry Blossom and Green Tea, these bars have been a delicious hit, so make sure you get there fast and grab your favourite flavour while you can!

Stay tuned for more event surprises over the next few weeks, but until then, get your free tickets now and be at West 12 Shopping Centre for an amazing day of games and frozen yogurt!

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mayamada is a story-based clothing brand inspired by anime and manga. Set in a fantasy television world with an all animal cast, the company was founded in London by Nigel and Lao K whose passion for creating stories and original fashion led them to fuse both into a world filled with character and limitless imagination.

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