Here you will find the day, time, and room for each panel at the convention, along with the descriptions. Check out what you want to go to, and plan your day out. 18+ panels will be carding for IDs, but 13+ panels are only a discretionary warning; think PG-13 and R films. Maps and Schedules coming soon.
From beginners to experts, knowing your fabrics and basic construction techniques is essential in creating cosplay. We will go over different types of materials and the best way to use them, how to choose and read patterns and some basic techniques for creating awesome cosplays!
Come enjoy a first-time preview of a new episode of Blue Exorcist Abridged, see the debut of a brand new show, Fate/Apocrabridged, and ask anything you like to the host, RsGames1999! (Known best for work on the #TIBA award-winning Log-Horizon-Abridged) Feel free to take a ticket when you come in for a chance to win some manga, posters, and more!
This panel will introduce the audience to the doujin phenomenon Touhou Project. The games, music, characters, and universe of Touhou will be discussed. The panel will conclude with two audience members playing Touhou on lunatic mode, the game's hardest setting. Whoever survives longest will receive a small prize.
Anime and video games have begun using the works of HP lovecraft and the Cthulhu mythos for a source of inspiration more and more these days. Caitlynn's more than ready to assist you in discovering that some of your favorites pull directly from Lovecraft mythos and are a little more insanity-inducing than you might expect! So let's have a good time talking about forbidden knowledge, the undead, and everyones favorite thing...tentacle monsters!!
Noise Complaint presents a live Cosplay Tap Dance show! Noise Complaint is a group of professional tap dancers who perform full sets of choreographed dances in cosplay. Noise Complaint's dances are choreographed using music that is either directly taken from or inspired by currently trending or favorite movies, TV shows and video games. Their show brings to life epic battles and famed alliances on the stage and combines it with entertaining choreography and catchy rhythms!
Into BTS, Twice, or any other K-pop groups? Maybe you've never heard of K-pop at all? Well either way this is a panel for everyone veteran and 'Rookie' alike! WE will have games like Random Dance Play, Guess the Song, and more! There'll also be MV's to fill the atmosphere with your favorite groups and songs. So come out and join the members of FSU's Hallyu Wave and get ready to 'Party' and 'Go Crazy'!!
Author Brian McAfee presents a discussion of the symbols, metaphor, and literary references in the critically acclaimed anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica. The trailer for the upcoming sequel movie will also be shown. There will be prizes for audience members who ask intriguing questions.
Soran Bushi is a lively traditional Japanese sea shanty from Hokkaido in northern Japan. The dance mimics ocean waves, fisherman dragging nets, pulling ropes, and lifting luggage over their shoulders. Hosted by the Japanese Language and Culture Association.
Ever wondered what it is like to use Worbla (Worbla Black Art and Worbla Traspart), cast resin gems, and add wefts to a wig? This panel is for you allowing to actually feel and see the stages of these different processes! This is an open discussion so please feel free ask questions or offer tips of your own! Make sure you pay attention because there will be small prizes!
So what is Gundam and why has it been around for so long? Ever wondered where to start or which series to watch next? With several iterations out so far, it probably feels daunting figuring out where to begin. We'll showcase the different series, the franchise as a whole and how much it has changed and evolved over the years. Chance of winning Gunpla prizes await!
With Netflix's new series, Devilman Crybaby, Go Nagai's famous franchise gets to be part of the modern fandom experience. Join us in discussing the core themes, the artistic interpretation, and key differences between each of the iterations of Devilman, from the manga and OVAs, to vs009 and Crybaby. Does Miki have agency? Is Ryou a good character? Are devilmen a metaphor?
xX Hi this is the Terrible Fanfiction Dramatic Reading panel (we read terrible fanfiction that's how we got our name) and we have audience participation, props, a whole lot of laughs, a Morgan Freeman-esque voice guy, (AN: if u don't kno who he is get da hell out of here!!) and really REALLY cringy fanfiction. Xx
Author and industry insider Brian McAfee discusses the history and complicated relationship between the Macross and Robotech anime franchises. The panes will also give a brief synopsis of the various spinoffs and sequels from each series and recommend which ones new viewers should start with. The future of Robotech, including the upcoming live action movie by Sony will also be discussed.
Hello and welcome to a good old game of anime trivia where we ask many questions regarding... you guessed it... Anime! From older series like Astro Boy to most current anime being produced in Japan, we ask it all! If you think you know everything there is to know about anime, then this is the right place for you! We may even ask a few manga questions so be aware of that, too!