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Anime Password Host: Erin Partridge
Can you get someone to name an anime by just saying one word? Come and see if you can use the right passwords and solve the word puzzles and win prizes!
Are you smarter than a Weaboo? Host: Raquel Blythe
Think you know everything there is to know about Anime and Video Games? If you think you're all knowing in ALL OF THE THINGS, then try your knowledge in trivia with an onslaught of questions of various genres and see if you know more than the average Otaku.
Ask the Ancestors! Host: Samantha Whitesides
With so many panels popping up about Homestuck, it's hard to believe there's none that have focused solely on the ancestors. In this panel, there will be interactive fun with the attendees, primarily questions you can ask the Ancestors about their former lives and the hardships they went through with the Sufferer's rebellion.
Black Rock Shooter: The Truth Host: Kailee Clark
Who is Black Rock Shooter? If you believe she's just Hatsune Miku's alter ego, you are VERY sadly mistaken. Come and hear the truth about the twin-tailed, gun-swinging, trench coat-wearing enigma. Already know her? Great! Come and test your knowledge for prizes!
Brony Panel Host: Aaron Crandall
The Brony panel from last year is back and bigger than ever! Come on down to fun interactive panel full of games, trivia, prizes, and friends!
Comic Books In America Not Just For Kids Host: Chris Ekstrom
American Comics What You May Be Missing And Why You Should Be At Lest Trying Them Better Than Manga Who Knows You Be The Judge
Cosplay Make-up 101 Host: Mitzy Dever
Male - Female, Female - Male, Special Effects and more, not to great with makeup and would like to learn more about it? Then join us! We'll be going over simple tips to help transform yourself with the use of makeup!!
Cosplay Photography 101 Host: Annhelicea Do
Have you ever wondered how to take good cosplay photos? And why your pictures don't look as epic as you want them to be? Come and see how you can take those epic photos that you want!Raffles and prizes will be given out also refreshments!
Crack Couples Host: Aireanna Rock
For the entertainment of Ciel Phantomhive, Sebastian and Grell will be pairing random couples up together through the art of card drawing.
Cross-play 101 Host: Mitzy Dever
This is a panel for those interested in learning about Crossplay (cross dress cosplay) and sharing their experiences. We're be mainly going over Female to Male transformation so please join us!!
Evolution of "Abridging" Host: Joshua Gray
Come watch and discuss your favorite abridged series from Little Kuriboh's Yugioh Abridged all the way to TeamFourStar's DBZ abridged! If you don't know what abridging is then come on in and find out!
Doctor Who 50 Years Eternal 1.5 Host: Chris Ekstrom
Come And Learn About Your Favorite Time Lord Of Old And New And The Otaku Connections And OF The Fandom From Fan Films To O.C. Doctors And More
Hetalia World Conference Host: Isabelle Berke
Ever had a question for a Hetalia country? This could be your chance to have it answered. Whether the question is for a Nordic, an Ally, a Axis, or anyone else, come and ask away! And don't forget the PASTA!!!
How To Publish Your Art And Stories Host: Bryan Young
Published author and graphic novelist Bryan Young will teach attendees the ins and outs of professional and self-publishing books, stories, and graphic novels.
Introduction To Boys Love CANCELED Host: Sebastian Mohler
Introduction to Girl's Love Host: Mitzy Dever
A panel to introduce you to the Lesbian side of Anime. Like Yaoi or Shounen Ai which is the terms for GuyxGuy/Gay Romance, Yuri and Shoujo Ai are the counterparts for Lesbian Romance or GirlxGirl. We'll discuss Yuri and Shoujo Ai animes, manga, titles, and more! Come join Utena to discuss this genre!!
Introduction To Polymer Clay Host: Sam Miyake
Are you a master sculptor or just looking for a fun new hobby? Learn different tips and tricks about making cute charms, jewelry, cosplay accessories and much more in this panel dedicated to polymer clay!
King Of The Tokusatsu Host: Chris Ekstrom
See How Kamen Rider Ultraman Godzilla And The Other Toku Series Are Invading And Converting Otaku Into There Ranks Who Knows You May Already Be Among Them
Join my Crew Host: Joshua Gray
Come join us for an amazing discussion about the best anime in Japan, One Piece! One Piece Fan-Panel, discuss your happiest and saddest moments in your journey across the Grand Line!
K-Pop 101 Host: Angela Bentle
An introduction to Korean Pop music, the fandom, and it's industry.
LARP for Otaku Host: Jessica Zarnofsky
Love watching anime with fantastical battles? Like cosplaying characters with swords? Wish you had reason to do it more often? Come learn about Live Action Role Playing and why it's the perfect hobby for any otaku.
Let me tell you about Homestuck Host: Sebastian Mohler
Come learn what Homestuck is all about, in this panel dedicated to educating con-goers on what makes this web comic something special.
Live Action Anime Host: Chris Ekstrom
Learn About The Ever Growing Sea Of Anime And Manga Titles Being Turned Into Live Action Tv Series And Movies Around The World.
Living and working in Japan! Host: Christina Qi
So what is it REALLY like to live and work in Japan? What should I know before I visit? How can I learn Japanese? How can I get a job in Tokyo? Come join us, ask questions, and discuss everything Japan-related! Obscure Japanese snacks will be provided for the first handful of attendees.
Lolita Tea Party Etiquette Host: Kelly Alfred
Not familiar with etiquette? Not a problem! Take a seat and indulge in warm tea while learning proper table manners. The do's and dont's when dining in a sophisticated fashion. We will be serving tea and biscuits, space may be limited so its first come, first serve.
Motteke! Sailor Fuku! Host: Angelita Rodriguez
Come and discuss the cult classic Lucky Star with fellow attendees in this interactive panel.
Otaku Speed Meeting Host: Carlos Navales
You aren't alone during ASL! It is a good way to know your fellow Otakus during the con so come & meet your fellow Otakus. Who knows, you might meet your future BFF.
Project Cosplay Host Raquel Blythe
Everyone will be placed into groups and given several strange materials, and a theme. Participants are required to make an outfit in conjunction with the theme during the time limit. The theme will range from J-rock to Steam-punk.
Props and Armor Synchronization Host: Raquel Blythe
Need a new inventory? Don't know where to acquire that prop for your next cosplay? Want to build that suit of armor and don't know where to begin? Start your adventure here to get the right materials to equip into your inventory. We'll cover all of the basics and move onto inexpensive effective materials, so you can defeat that dungeon boss in no time.
Samurai.Champloo Host: JL Snow
This panel will look at (lightheartedly of course!) various aspects of the series: life on the road, anachronisms, character archetypes (Jin, Fuu and Mugen), and why the series is mad cool. Bring your questions and have some fun...
Semi-intelligent.Discussion Host: Christina Qi
Why do you think anime is so popular? What separates good anime from bad anime? What are some of the greatest issues in anime and pop culture today? Is "otaku" a good or bad thing?
Come discuss these issues and more! Everyone's opinions are welcome.
Solid Golden Anime Host: Erin Partridge
50 years ago Osamu Tezuka kicked off the anime boom with Tetsuwan Atom aka Astroboy. Go back to that year long ago and relive the year when anime got its big start.
Super Sentai Vs Power Rangers Host: Chris Ekstrom
S.S. 35+ Years Vs PR 20 Years Come Learn What Your Missing And There Influences On Anime And Join The Growing Fandom
The Unofficial 4chan Panel Host: William Schmitz
A brief look at the notorious image-board website that continues to affect not only the anime community, but the entire world. If you already use 4chan, come and discuss the site with fellow anons.
Vault Experiments Host: Tre Waldrum
In a land ravaged by global war, many vaults were built to supposedly keep the people of America safe. Many of these vaults, however, were built with a terrible secret. Come experience the tests of vault life.
Visual Kei Host: Vicious Kurai
Panel will discuss the origins, history, idols and icons, genres in Visual Kei music, Fashion styles in Visual Kei, as well as Visual Kei all around the world.
Zelda; The Legend and Beyond Host: Chris Blair
The legend of Zelda, having spanned already more that 25 years and 16 games, is still growing ever more, but sometimes the real meat of the store and saga is the things that go beyond the games.