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Let’s Talk: Creatvity and Writing With Deon Durr
Hosted by Deon Durr
12:00 PM – 1:00PM
SSB Room 214

A workshop about creative writing and how to develop creativity hosted by Independent Author Deon Durr. Topics will include creating characters, mapping out storylines, finding support, and promoting yourself. The goal is to spark creativity and get you on the path to creating and finally writing your own story.

FSU Belly Dancers

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Globe Auditorium
The FSU Belly Dancers strive to promote cultural diversity, self-esteem and good health through the art of belly dance.

 

The Making of a Certified Banger- OPs and EDs
Hosted by Serene Smallwood
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Globe Room 3500

The face of an anime. The artistic sequence of themes and characters, all coordinated to tightly crafted sound. Opening and endings can be a week-to-week must… or if they’re mediocre they’re getting skipped. Join in a discussion on the qualities that make the best 90-second capitulations of some of our favorite stories- or even just really good OPs and EDs for awful anime. Suggestions will be welcome if your fave is missed!

 

Anime/Ninja Life
Hosted by Koreyography
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Globe Auditorium
Stunts, moves, dancing and action.

 

Unscripted Live: Let’s Talk Am I The Asshole?
Hosted by Deon Durr
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Globe Room 3500

Come and chill with the cast of The Unscripted & Unsupervised Podcast as they go through the most viral and funniest Am I The Asshole Stories?

Beyond Demon Slayer: The Truth About Yoshiwara
Hosted by Cosplay MeiMei
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
SSB Room 214

Yoshiwara was one of three licensed red-light districts established by the Tokugawa Shogunate in 1617. Located in Edo, tea houses lined the street offering room and board to its customers and of course, sexual services. However, these prostitutes were not there by choice, they were slaves. Walk down this lavish street with me as we uncover the pain and pleasure within the Entertainment District. (Mei is graduate student of East Asian Languages and Cultures).

Nerdy Furry Mad Libs
Hosted by Uni Clearwater and Stella
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Globe Room 3500

A hilarious game of Mad Libs, but with furries! Play with Uni Clearwater as they spin a tale based on random words you provide.

Vtubers, what are they and how do I become one?
Hosted by Ovoars
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SSB Room 214

An informational panel about what vtubers are all about and how to become one! See the behind the scenes action, from finding an artist, to face tracking!

Queer Eye for the Anime Guy
Hosted by Serene Smallwood
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 
SSB Room 214

Let’s discover the why and how of watching anime through a queer lens, finding the fun in seeing some anime in “that” way! Looking at examples across genres, this quick jaunt will run you through the visual coding of scenes to be romantic, how character relationships outside of heteronormativity can draw parallels to straight ones, and some of the tricks of the trade that allow shorthand for reading dialogue and characters in a queer light.

Life in Japan with Mei
Hosted by Cosplay MeiMei
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
SSB Room 214

Have you ever wanted to travel to Japan? Are you interested in living there? Get all your questions answered and learn insider tips to make your time in Japan relaxing and meaningful. (Mei, a graduate student at FSU, lived in Japan for a year.)

The Intersection between Crime and Anime, 13+
Hosted by Mollie O’Brien
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
SSB Room 214

An informative panel explaining the current law on copyright infringement as it relates to anime.

Behind the Learning Process and Dance Workshop with SEOULA SYSTEM
Hosted by SEOULA SYSTEM
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Globe Auditorium


Come out and learn how the local K-Pop and hip-hop team, SEOULA SYSTEM, gathers members, teaches choreography efficiently, plans events, and manages a team. Stay until the end for a dance workshop!

 

The Art of Costuming with Monarch Pearl Studios
Hosted by Monarch Pearl Studios
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Globe Room 3500

Through Powerpoint Monarch Pearl Studio’s share the inside secrets of the costuming world giving out free resources and helpful tips to those who desire to grow in the cosplay / costuming world.

 

Anime Jeopardy
Hosted by Serene Smallwood
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Globe Auditorium

A trivia game for the ages, with an exciting, anime spin! Come and compete with other attendees in Jeopardy, with categories ranging across genres and years. All questions are convention-tested, and we’ll be playing single, double, and final Jeopardy.

 

Unscripted Live: Let’s Talk Marvel Vs DC
Hosted by Deon Durr
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Globe Room 3500

Join the cast of The Unscripted & Unsupervised Podcast as they debate and discuss Marvel & DC come and join the conversation and decide who deserves the crown.

POC and Body positivity in Cosplay
Hosted by Verglasprince
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Globe Dinning Room

This panel is for the POC & those who need a little a help with body positivity with being in Cosplay. We need to come together and help each other so this community can become more welcoming and accepting!

 

A Yuri Manga Lover Explains The Genre
Hosted by Jordan Summers
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Globe Room 3500

This panel will be about common tropes, subgenres, and things to look forward to when enjoying yuri. Questions may be asked whenever and it will be very open discussion. The goal of this panel is to show the different sides of yuri manga and maybe introduce you to a new yuri you love.