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December 20 - 22, 2019



AnimeCon.org/Anime Midwest's winter convention in Chicago.
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Friday

Opening Ceremonies Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Welcome to Opening Ceremonies, where we introduce you to the fabulous world of this weekend's convention! Meet some of the convention's guests, learn some of the convention's rules, and plan for some of our special events.
Code Geass, Assassination Classroom
Meetups
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Heavy Object
Video Room
Friday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
John Swasey
Autographs
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Demon Slayer, Dragon Ball Z
Meetups
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
SSSSGregman Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Come join Greg Ayres as he answers question about all projects old and new. You can be sure he’ll be talking about New project like Haikyuu, Dragon Ball Super, Gangsta, Dramatical Murder, and Danganronpa as well as talking about DJ’ing and con life as himself. A fan boy till the end, whether voicing “pointy haired boys” during the day, or shooting zombies at night (at least on his PS4) you can be sure he’s having fun. There may even be a hint or two about some new projects yet to be announced, so don't miss it.
Meet Tom Fahn and Dorothy Fahn Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Tom was the voice of Agumon on Digimon: Digital Monsters and is thrilled to be currently reprising the role on Digimon Adventure Tri for Toei Animation. He is currently recurring on Dragon Ball Super as Emperor Pilaf and on Hunter X Hunter as Buhara both on Toonami on Adult Swim. Other credits include JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Naruto, and Bleach. Dorothy can currently be heard as Merribit in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans. She’s also known for playing Konan in Naruto, Meryl in Trigun, An/Natsumi in Sailor Moon, Naru in Love Hina, Kyoko in Sword Art Online, Kaoru in Rurouni Kenshin, Marina in Kuromukuro, Margaret in The Seven Deadly Sins, and Sneetch’s Mom in Doraemon. Come to this Q&A type panel and ask questions and hear stories.
You’re a mean one, Mr. Katsuki
Panel Room 3
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Bakusquad is celebrating Christmas! Come to this panel to play some festive games, ask questions, and earn some candy! After all, we were able to drag Bakugo into it!
Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Con Anxiety
Panel Room 4
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Are you new to anime conventions? Are you nervous about entering the convention life? Don't know what to expect? Join Derpy Love, cosplayer by day and con mom by night, for an open discussion about how to deal with any nervousness you may have when it comes to attending anime cons. Whether it would be making new friends, cosplaying, or anything else, let Derpy and your fellow attendees help you out because we are all one big happy family here!
Class 1-A Detention
Panel Room 5
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Mr. Aizawa's class 1-A hasn't been on their best behavior so the entire class has been sent to detention. Come and join us as class 1-A serve their punishment. Mr. Aizawa will be keeping his eyes on them if he can them open that is. See if class 1-A will behave, or throw the rowdiest party that U.A. High has ever seen. With games, explicit music, and mischief, what could possibly go wrong? Let's just hope we don't get expelled!
Musical Medley 5.0
Panel Room 6
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Love shows like Hadestown, Beetlejuice, Mean Girls, and others? Know every word by heart or at least pretend to? Have a friend you want to introduce to the world of theatre? Sounds like you should come join us and singalong to the main songs of a variety of popular musicals! (Note: Musicals included in panel are subject to change.)
Danganronpa Hope Squad Q and A
Panel Room 7
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Join Nagito and other students from the Danganronpa games for a fun q and a, truth or dare and who knows what else! Prizes will be given out if you're Lucky! Lolhope!
Lottie's Improv Dance Challenge
Panel Room 8
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Inspired by sweet maple panda comes an Improv Dance Challenge! There will be three challenges for challengers to participate in, in which they will be judged by myself and MonsterMaxCosplays! If you're down for some dancin', come take a chance in this Improv Dance Challenge!
Animecon.org's Fabulous Date Auction (15+) Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 3:30pm - 4:50pm
Are you looking for a date to the dance? A new friend to attend panels with? Or just looking to help raise money for good causes? A longstanding staple event for our conventions, the Fabulous Date Auction is a fun, interactive event where convention goers are sold to the highest bidder- auctioned off by our Live Entertainment department! A portion of the proceeds will go to charity, and everyone involved will have an absolutely fabulous time!
Random Encounters
Autographs
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Black Butler, Full Metal Alchemist, Death Parade
Meetups
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Inspirational Speeches With Sensei Takeda Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Join the Voice Actor for Haikyu's big track suit hearted teacher, as he goes through audience participation exercises, intense fan theories, and more!
Meet Jay Hickman Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Jay began his career in anime in the 1990s, when he landed his first role at ADV Films in Master of Mosquiton. Since then, he has appeared in more than 100 titles with studios including ADV Films, Funimation, Sentai Filmworks, Switchblade Pictures, Okratron 5000, and others. As a character actor, Jay has been able to voice a broad variety of colorful roles, with the occasional romantic lead thrown in for good measure. His notable credits over the past two decades are Mechazawa in Cromartie High School, Spitfire in Air Gear, Sho Zama in Aura Battler Dunbine, Shiryu in Saint Seiya, Chuu in One Piece, Kagetane Hiruko in Black Bullet, Chief Kurama in Elfen Lied, Millio Toriyama in Gatchaman Crowds insight, Koji in Generator Gawl, Toru Watanabe in Excel Saga, The Fool in Kaleido Star, Crusty in Log Horizon, SSS in Madlax, Dera Mochimazzi in Tamako Market, Sanetoshi Watase in Penguindrum, Prince Mytho in Princess Tutu and Joichiro in Food Wars!, among many others. Jay’s voice has also been featured in the live action films Dark Water, Synesthesia, Conduct Zero, The Fuccons, Gamera – Attack of Legion, as well as in the video game Unlimited Saga. Most recently, Jay was seen on Toonami as Dr. Stylish in Akame ga KILL! and Shiro Kuramori in Parasyte – the maxim
African American Art and Cosplay
Panel Room 3
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
This panel shall cover the progress made by black artists and cosplayers. The main goal of this panel is to give these creators a signal boost.
Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Cosplaying
Panel Room 4
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come learn all the tips and tricks we've picked up over our 10+ years as cosplayers! From styling wigs to painting boots, we've got you covered! Beyond the technical aspects, we'll also discuss the emotional side of cosplay - specifically, how to overcome expectations and pressure in order to make cosplaying the best experience it can be!
Transform and Roll Out!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Giant alien robots that turn into car, trucks and planes? What more could you ask for? Learn all about the Autobots and Decepticons as we run through the cartoon, anime, comic and movie adaptations of the iconic action figure line. Trivia and other improv-style games for the audience will be held and prizes that are more than meets the eye will be up for grabs! 'Til all are one!
Draw that Ghibli Charatcer
Panel Room 6
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come play Draw that Studio Ghibli character! We will have participants from the audience draw a character from a Studio Ghibli movie and whoever guesses correctly first will get a prize! No drawing skills necessary.
Ghost Hunting 101
Panel Room 7
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Ghost Hunting 101 will give you the opportunity to learn about ghost hunting from professional investigators. We’ll explain what ghost hunting is, the tools of the trade, how to use the equipment, and give everyone the chance to ask questions at the end of the panel.
Circusstuck
Panel Room 8
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come one come all! Circusstuck is returning with new cast members, new games, and more shenanigans. Come join your favorite Homestuck characters under the big top. This is the Greatest Show in Alternia.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Video Room
Friday: 4:00pm - 6:50pm
Tom Fahn, Dorothy Fahn, Lisle Wilkerson, Jay Hickman
Autographs
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Formal Dance Lessons Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
You’ve got the dress, you’ve got the shoes, you’ve even got the date! (Or, maybe you've got the tie!) What else could you need? Yes! You now need the dance moves. Our professional dance instructors will teach you the art of social dancing so you can both meet new people and dance at the same time. No partner or previous experience required; just come ready to have a good time!
The Adventure Zone, Critical Role, The Arcana, Lore Olympus,
Meetups
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Shinichiro Watanabe's Greatest Works Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Shinichiro Watanabe is best known for directing anime like Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and Space Dandy. Ask him, through our interpreter, about some of his greatest works in this Q&A session event.
Q&A with Marcus Stimac Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Get your questions answered at this Q&A with guest Marcus Stimac. Marcus is a voice, theater and film actor currently living in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Milwaukee, Marcus moved to Dallas to study theater at Southern Methodist University, and after graduating stayed in Dallas to pursue other acting opportunities. He is very thankful to have had the chance to work on many great and memorable Animes. Marcus is mostly known for his voice work at Funimation Studios where he has played Dr.Hogback in One Piece, Saito in Ghost in the Shell: Arise, Terasaka in Assassination Classroom, Kazama "Dragon" Ryiuchi in Ping Pong the Animation, Amata Kihara in A Certain Magical Index, Warcry in Fairy Tail, and Cornet in Space Dandy!. If you don't see him in an Anime you can always find him acting on a local Dallas stage , performing Shakespeare in a bar playing, or playing the accordion under a bridge. Marcus is starring in the first feature length virtual reality film "Manslaughter: VR" for the Oculus Rift entertainment system. He is a fan of many different shows, some his favorite animes include Cowboy Bebop, Yu Yu Hakusho, and One Piece.
Beginning Artist Alley - Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Panel Room 3
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Do you want to be in artist ally, but don’t know how? Here you can learn the basics of how to apply for a table and how to set up your table Business, From branding to selling.
She-Ra and The Princesses of Panels!
Panel Room 4
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Are you strong? Are you brave? Either way, you're sure to enjoy this panel! Come ask the cast of She-Ra your burning questions, and join us in an audience-led improv game! Everyone who participates will be entered into a raffle for many prizes, so make sure to stay until the end!
Boku No Hero Pictionary
Panel Room 5
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
We’re back! Ready to help us strengthen our drawing skills? It has nothing to do with being a hero, but if we end up failing we can at least become police sketch artists! Bring your best ideas, we’ll bring our best people, and have a PLUS ULTRA Time! Just...don’t give Mineta the marker....again.
How To: Plot and Worldbuilding!
Panel Room 6
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Writing stories is HARD. No matter your chosen medium or style, we've all struggled with getting the pieces to line up just the way we have them in our head. Words After Dark are three indie authors who are here to talk to you about how to build a world for your stories to occupy and a plot for them to follow. Come and ask questions, learn from examples and soak up some sympathy for your troubles. Your stories are important! Learn how to make them the best they can be.
Come and Write with me!
Panel Room 7
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Stop by for some quick tid bits about writing stories and improving your creativity and then we will put those tips into action! Come and write with me and others to share ideas and creative flowing juices! Don't forget to bring a notebook, tablet,or what ever you like to write with! Write on!
Let’s Talk Crafting!
Panel Room 8
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Join some of the Live Entertainment Department’s very own master level cosplayers to discuss their preferred methods of cosplay crafting - from foamsmithing and hot glue, to Kydex and other thermoplastics, these cosplayers have experience with a wide array of materials, and are here to answer your questions and give you tips!
Greg Ayres, Shinichiro Watanabe, Sato Saito, Gareth West
Autographs
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
The Fantasy Ball Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 6:00pm - 7:50pm
The dapper gentlemen, the graceful women, the flowing gowns and the majestic music. What could be more magnificent than an exquisite fantasy ball! Come to join the beautifully dressed up cosplayers showing off their most regal outfits and elegant moves in a delightful evening of music and fun. Formal dress is required, so dress to impress. The minimum level of dresscode is business casual. We would like if you avoid jeans, open-toe shoes or sandals, shorts, tank tops, etc. This is a classy event.
Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, Samurai Champloo
Meetups
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Rob Mungle Voice Actor Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Rob Mungle leads a Q&A about being an anime voice actor. With over 100 IMDB credits, including Akame ga Kill!, Ghost Stories, Lady Death, and Excel Saga, he’s one of the most prolific in the business. Get the inside scoop on what happens in the sound booth, learn the inspiration behind your favorite character’s voices, and one lucky audience member will win a personalized voice mail greeting starring their favorite character!
Start Creating Your Comic!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Take that great idea for a comic / manga and turn it into a reality. Learn how to stop dreaming and start making: from creating the characters and writing the story, to planning out an issue and finding the right art materials and software.
Real Con Moms of CAD
Panel Room 3
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Welcome to Con Alt Delete! Where you meet the most colorful of all people! But the ones you didn’t think you’d find here, were CON MOMS!! Come meet the different types of Con Moms you would find. Just like the stereotypical Karen or the Snack Mom, meet the con version of it! Surely we can’t wait to meet you!
Let’s Talk Video Games!
Panel Room 4
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Do you enjoy video games? RPGs? J-RPGs? Adventure, Visual Novels, or Simulations? Have theories about the lore of a series? Something completely different? Come talk to the Live Entertainment panelists about your favorite video games!
Kingdom Hearts Kahoot
Panel Room 5
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Come test your Kingdom Hearts trivia skills and have a chance at winning some prizes! Join me and your fellow keyblade wielders in a fight against the darkness!
Stay Close to Me
Panel Room 6
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Do you want to witness a complete gay disaster go down? You've come to the right place. Join Victor Nikiforov and Yuuri Katsuki in Q+A, Truth or Dare, and more!
Our 5 Most Haunted Locations in Illinois (Updated for 2019)
Panel Room 7
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
For many the State of Illinois is nothing but a fly over state, but to us in the paranormal Illinois has a rich history with many haunted locations. In this panel, we’ll talk about our 5 most haunted Illinois locations and show you the evidence to prove that. Have you been to any of these locations? You’ll have to come to the panel and find out.
Making Orignial Characters and Universes
Panel Room 8
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Having trouble with making a perfectly balancing original characters? Well this panel will show you the basics and give you the tools to making an original characters that you can be proud of.
Marcus Stimac, Rob Mungle
Autographs
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Hamilton, Heathers, Be More Chill
Meetups
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
GAMES GONE MUSICAL with Random Encounters Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Ever wonder what Undertale, Cuphead, or Pokemon would be like as Disney-style musical numbers? Now's your chance to find out! Whether they star Freddy Fazbear, Sonic the Hedgehog, or simply JUST MONIKA, Random Encounters thinks games make great musicals -- and they've brought their popular YouTube series back to Con Alt Delete to prove it!
John Swasey Meet and Greet and Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Exactly what it sounds like, with prolific voice actor and director John Swasey.
D&D, Homebrew, and You!
Panel Room 3
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Ever wanted to start your own D&D homebrew campaign? Want to make your own monsters, weapons, and characters? Want to write an epic story and adventure that you and your friends will never forget? Then Dungeons & Dragons is the right game for you! Home Brew Crew is here to teach attendees on what D&D and homebrew content is, and we’ll even create some on-the-spot monsters and items with our audience.
When I Say “Vol-“ You Say...
Panel Room 4
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Voltron may be over, but have you ever wondered what the Paladins are doing now? Well, they’re still together. Join Keith and some of your favorite Voltron characters in a Q&A and some fun games. Let’s hope the Galra don’t come back and ruin the fun...
Cyber Timebite Live!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
come join the Cyber Timebite panel where i will interview a guest and will have a Q @ A and have some awesome fan interaction so come join the awesome fun of Cyber Timebite!
Lottie's Cosplay Lip Sync Battle
Panel Room 6
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Come one, come all to Lottie's Cosplay Lip Sync Battle! Watch cosplayers fight for the crown or lip SINK to the bottom! As audience members, you will be judging the cosplayers to see who wins!
Gays On Stage
Panel Room 7
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Come join the yuri on ice cast as they do a lip sync battle!! Plenty of excitement, entertainment, and fun. Everyone’s a little gay here. PG-13 for slight language
Oh My Glob
Panel Room 8
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Hey losers. Lumpy space princess here. So like, you should come see me and like my friends or whatever at this lumping fresh to death panel. Of course Im the host of it or whatever because like my friends or whatever don’t have the lumps to do it. So like come and see us answer your questions or whatever
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Video Gaming
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Erased
Video Room
Friday: 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Phantom's Silhouette
Main Events
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Come join your Phantom of the Anime Conventions for the concert of a LIFETIME! If you enjoy the music styling (Classic Rock, Broadway, Opera, Metal, etc.), This is the show for you! English Translated Anime Openings are also on the table for this show! So come join the community, laugh, cry, and quite possibly wet yourselves for the show YOU never knew you needed in your LIFE!
NHK TOKYO EYE with Lisle Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Former resident reporter with NHK TOKYO EYE, Lisle Wilkerson, will show some episodes from this top-rated NHK Japan show, featuring some of the biggest matsuri/festivals in Japan. See videos live from inside a cat cafe and other Japan-exclusive videos, with live commentary from Lisle, with a Q&A to follow.
Griffin's NPC Corner
Panel Room 2
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Everyone has heard and loved the 3 main boys of the story Taako, Magnus, and Merle. They traveled around and saved the world. But what about their NPC friends and enemies they had along the way? Join us for a dive into what we call Griffin's NPC corner. Where there are no Tres Horny Boys to be found and it's the npcs time to shine. Come ask us questions and dares and who knows we may even play some games! Anything is possible with Griffin being in control of every character in the panel. See you soon in The Adventure Zone!
Kimetsu No Yaiba Q+A
Panel Room 3
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Welcome to Kimetsu No Yaiba’s Q+A! Come and join the cast of Kimetsu No Yaiba and ask them questions! We will have a mini truth or dare session and perhaps a fun who would game!
Attack on Recon Corps
Panel Room 4
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Come join the Recon Corps in a q&a and games such as truth or dare freeze heads up seven up and last man standing we will have candy and prizes for winners of these games.
Star Trek: TNG discussion. Messages of Tomorrow!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Join Commander Riker in a talk about how Star Trek may have impacted your life. What messages were left for us in the episodes and what we could learn from them today, as well as how the technology from the show has effected our devices we use in our every day life.
Waifu Wars
Panel Room 6
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Do you like Waifu’s? Do you like game shows? Join us for trivia and games and prove that you are the Ultimate Waifu Warrior!
Cartoon Game Night
Panel Room 7
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Join us and be transported from your everyday lives into a once-in-a-lifetime night of fun and competition as you enter the ultimate cartoon themed game night! We promise the prize for winning will be better than a scooby snack!
JoJo's Bizarre Panel
Panel Room 8
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
A Q&A panel, staring the characters from Part 5, Vento Aureo, of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure! Generally spoiler free and lots of fun!
Concert: FEMM Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:20pm
(Badge Not Required for This Concert) A dance and rap duo formed by RiRi and Lula; mannequins have emotions. “Fxxk Boyz Get Money,” released in 2014, became a big hit among teens in the US and Europe with its extreme rap and sexy TWERK dance. As a girlʼs anthem, it received high acclaim by fashionistas and influencers around the world. Its music video was viewed nearly 2 million times on YouTube! In the US, “Vice” called FEMM a “supergroup,” and FEMM got Artist Of The Week at MTV IGGY with 97.97% votes. Their digital album “Femm-Isation” was released on an indie label and it hit # 10 on the Billboard world hit chart. In Japan, they appear on the Google Android TV commercial “New Android version,” and in 2016, they made a major debut with an EP+1st Album ”PoW!/ L.C.S. +Femm-Isation.” 4 consecutive music videos released following their debut were on MTV JAPANʼs heavily played videos. They also made a debut in UK and selected as the most worth noting artist for 2016 by Huffington Host Entertainment UKand was mentioned on international recognized art website, Creators Project. FEMM also performed at “HYPER JAPAN Christmas,” the leading Japanese culture event in the UK. A gagaku trap, “animus” by “FAMMʼIN,” the female rap crew teamed up with FAKY and Yupʼin, has been premiered at Londonʼs DAZED. FEMM keeps making leaps in Japan and overseas.
Ask the Arcana; Vesuvia's Q&A and Games
Panel Room 3
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Join the main cast of The Arcana: A Mystic Romance as we answer your questions, play a couple of games, and perchance even play a quick round of speed-dating. The romanceable options for Vesuvia are eager to see you, and look forward to chatting with you. Our past and present cards look promising. Will we see you in our future?
Making Orignial Characters and Universes 2
Panel Room 5
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Everything needs a sequel. This panel will follow up on where we left off in the first one. This will tackle things I didn't cover in the first panel.
Sad Boy Theatre Time
Panel Room 6
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Do you love theatre but also feel like crying? We get it. Come sing along to the sad boy theatre songs of today, with hits such as Michael in the Bathroom, Words Fail, Good Kid, and more!
Blend S
Panel Room 7
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Join the staff of cafe stile for fun, games, and questions this CAD. This time with a special winter holiday theme.
How To: Characters
Panel Room 8
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Are you (or do you want to be) a writer, roleplayer, comic creator, DM, or game designer? Are you someone who already has characters, or someone looking into making your first? Does giving your characters depth or nuance sound like a headache? Words After Dark are here to help. Come hang out with these three experienced indie authors and talk about backstory, description, development and, of course, clichés!
Shomin Sample
Video Room
Friday: 9:00pm - 10:50pm
FEMM Q&A and Autograph/Photograph Session Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Meet the musical mannequins of FEMM! Mannequins have feelings. No badge is required to come meet them and ask questions and get an autograph.
Forbidden Fandom Dame's Maid Q&A (18+)
Panel Room 3
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
The Forbidden Fandom Dame's Maids are here to answer your questions! Want to get to know the members better? Maybe you're curious about performing? We've got answers!
Percy Jackson Trivia
Panel Room 4
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Percy Jackson Trivia. Come test your Percy Jackson trivia knowledge, win some prizes, and maybe meet other demigods! Includes Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, and Trials of Apollo series.
Haikyuu!! Setter Squad Sleepover
Panel Room 5
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Come join your favorite setters for a sleepover party! The squad's all here: from Karasuno, Nekoma, Aoba Jousai, and Fukurodani! Ask questions, play games, and even enter into a raffle for some Haikyuu!! themed prizes!
Pitch Your Hentai (18+)
Panel Room 6
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
We're back yet again! We all have an idea for the hentai that hits exactly what we want. In this panel, you’ll have 30 seconds to pitch your idea for your dream work. The best of the best will get called back to answer further questions to let the audience and judges decide the best pitches of the convention!
Boku No Hoe Sleepover 18+
Panel Room 7
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
When the teachers are away, the students will play. Join class 1A for a night of crazy, wacky, fun. There may even be a surprise guest...
Pixel Vixens Burlesque Show (18+) Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 10:30pm - 11:20pm
Pixel Vixens brings you a nerdy side of burlesque! Come join your favorite Vixens as they bring cosplays to life on stage in a way you haven't seen before. From comedy acts to good old fashion burlesque, this will be something you can't miss!
Lake Texarkana Gamera (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 3
Friday: 11:00pm - 12:20am
This is a 90 min live action Japanese version of the movie Gamera II. It is recorded as a bunch of Texas rednecks. It was originally done as an extra on the original ADV release and is a rare find these days. This hilarious version of the classic monster movie was conceived by ADV director Kyle Jones. Filled with all kinds of silliness, this film will entertain all who watch. There is also a Q & A that follows.
RWBY 18+
Panel Room 4
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Join the RWBY family for a fun and debauchery filled evening. We have Q&A, truth or dare and maybe even some fan theories.
It's Always Sunny in CWCville: a Live Sonichu Reading
Panel Room 5
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Join us as we adventure through the world of the internet's favorite oddity, Chris Chan, and do a live reading of his magnum opus, Sonichu: the Saga of the Electric Hedgehog Pokemon
Fandom Jackbox (18+)
Panel Room 6
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Do you like party games? Do you have a smart phone? Are you 18+? Well then, you're eligible to play this hilarious Mad Libs and Kahoot offspring. Join us for some fill in the prompts games where the choices are yours with no censors needed. (And yes, any audience member can join!)
League of villains sleepover
Panel Room 7
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
The League of villains have gotten bored of chasing those heroes so at this panel they’ll be taking a break and having a sleepover. Come see your favorite bnha villains in pajamas and answering your questions and playing games. Who knows what you’ll see, maybe tomaru shigaraki sleeping with a teddy bear!
Daganronpa Trial Happy Havoc!
Panel Room 8
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
A body has been discovered! Come join Makoto and the other cast members of Danganronpa and discover "Whodunit" in this thrilling and chilling panel! Will you figure it out? Or will it be forever lost in time? Only one way to find out!
Re:Zero
Video Room
Friday: 11:00pm - 12:50am
Recess Hour Funtime Games Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Remember all those playground games you played when you were younger? This is that - but indoors, late at night, with teenagers and adults who have nothing better to do. Come join the Live Entertainment Department for some wholesome recess fun!
Fact or Crap (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Some things are just too strange to be made up. This game show will pitch contestants with various facts and stories, and they will be asked to decide if they are true stories or entirely fabricated. This debut will feature often surprising or plain bizarre information of our very own Vice President Erica Wise and staff member Mike. Can you correctly guess the actualities from falsities? Stop by and find out!

Saturday

Gregory Horror Show (18+)
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Ever wonder what the heck GHS is? Don't worry, it isn't Gakuen High School. It's Gregory Horror Show! Whether you know it by name or not in the slightest, come delve into your worst 3D cgi nightmares as Abacus leads you into the Lost World where you may never come back alive.
Lend A Filthy Voice (18+)
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Get a chance to voice a pink-haired, well-endowed anime girl or a faceless protag from four visual novel scenes specially selected by yours truly. By the end, you'll know the reason why we call ourselves 'Filthy' Weeb Productions.
Hope’s Peak Q&A 18+
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Sweet, sugar, and a bit of nasty! Ask all the questions you want with some truths and dares mixed in!! These classmates are ready to answer it all and to fulfill some fantasies to a limit! Come spend time with us! Even if it’s just for the seat!
Late Night Anime Dance! Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 12:30am - 3:50am
Join us for us for Friday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
Let's Talk BAD History! 18+
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Alright kiddies, the gloves are off! This is an all out History Panel! No holding back! This specific panel, we WILL dive into conspiracies, alternate history, and all the dark and nitty gritty in betweens that schools leave out! We'll crack some jokes and have an all out good time making fun of the blunders that History has created for us!
Pixel Vixens Unscripted Q&A (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the adult industry? Curious what fellows nerds are like once they are IN the industry? Any other questions you would love to ask the Pixel Vixens? Then come by and ask them anything! They are all open books!
Haikyuu, Yuri on Ice
Meetups
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
KPOP Classic Random Dance Challenge!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Looking for a fun KPOP themed panel to attend? Well, it looks like you have found the one! Come join 1v1's leader Sela to have some fun and dance the con away! At this panel, you will enjoy not only listening to KPOP, but also dancing to it! Come with friends or come by yourself and make friends. Participants will be competing not only for the title of "Dancing Queen" or "King," but also for prizes! Make your choice, come on YES or YES?
Want to Join Fairy Tail?
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Do you think you have what it takes to join Fairy Tail? Join Lucy and her friends as they host a Q&A and then follow it up with a Fairy Tail Kahoot! There will be prizes for the winners, but everyone is guaranteed to have a fun time.
Honoring Cosplayers: Tordcos
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
You may have seen her as Haruhi. You may have seen her as Jaehee. You may have seen her in a love live performance. Tordcos has been apart of the cosplay community for a while and it’s time that we honor her for all her hard work! Come join the people who love Tori more than themselves and watch as we discuss and fight over who loves Tori the most! Maybe, if we wish hard enough, Tordcos will actually show up!
Come be our MC!
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Between planning parties and hiding secret cults, the RFA have some time to relax. Come join them for a relaxing panel of q&a, games, and fun! We look forward to seeing you! Except V. Because ya know... he can’t see..
Ace Attorney
Video Room
Saturday: 10:00am - 11:50am
One Punch Man, Fire Force, My Hero Academia
Meetups
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Musical Medley (Reprise)
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Love shows like Hadestown, Beetlejuice, Mean Girls, and others? Know every word by heart or at least pretend to? Have a friend you want to introduce to the world of theatre? Sounds like you should come join us for the Reprise of Musical Medley and singalong to the main songs of a some more popular musicals! (Note: Musicals included in panel are subject to change.)
Filipino Martial Arts For Safer Otaku
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Safer otaku have more fun, it's SCIENCE!!! Join the instructors from Amalgam Martial Academy as we reveal basic realities of human violence, and introduce the fundamentals of Filipino Martial arts to learn to deal with those realities. Bring your own cosplay melee weapons and join the fun!
Get On the Train, Shinji! Anime Railroads as Metaphor
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Railroads have been an important part of Japanese life since they first appeared in the 1860s. In manga/anime they are often used as a metaphor signaling a dramatic change in a character's life. In Shinto terms, trains can also develop a "soul", depending on how they're treated. Clips from famous and rare sources will be shown.
Ineffable Wives Wedding 13+
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Come watch Crowley and Aziraphale as they talk about their experience after armageddon and what led to the event of their wedding. Who knows; it may have been a dare, may have not been a dare.
Free!! Christmas Spectacular!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Back to the place it all began! Your favorite free!! Boys are back and better than ever for yet another Christmas bash! Come join for fun, games and most importantly, to see if Haru has finally learned how to read.
Kyle Hole Midwest Memorial
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Welcome one and all to the memorial of our beloved Kyle wall. By the time this con comes around, the kyle wall will have fufilled his life of making new memes and will be patched up. This panel will help us relive the meme and find out what exactly happened to the beloved wall.
Fun with The Adventure Zone
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Hanging out With The Adventure Zone! Ask us questions! Give us Dares! Have a blast with us!
Carole & Tuesday, Fruits Basket
Meetups
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Make Games for a Living!
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
It takes more than playing games to become a game dev. Come learn from seasoned game designers and artists about school, making your own games as an indie, or getting your foot in the door at big studios!
Lip Sync with Tracey Martel
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Have you ever wondered if you would survive a RuPauls Drag Race elimination? Here's your shot sis. Honestly this panel is just a girl dressed up as Trixie Mattel™, hosting and judging a lip sync competition. Winner gets a 10$ Amazon Gift card, plus some mad bragging rights. So good luck, and don't mess it up.
Foamsmithing: The Beginner’s Guide to Foam Armor
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Have you ever wanted to create your own set of armor? Well here’s your chance! Join us in learning the art of Foamsmithing as we teach you how to create your own cosplay armor.
Cosplay Patterning: Tips and tricks for making your own cosplays!
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Ever wonder 'well how the flip am I going to pattern THAT?'?? Well so have I. Come learn a few new techniques for pattern drafting, including duct tape fits, garment alteration, pattern alteration, flat patterning, and draping!
Food Wars - Cook like Sōma!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Has Japanese cuisine always interested you? Are you a fan of the Shokugeki No Sōma / Food Wars series? Do you want to learn how to cook like Sōma and make titillating, tantalizing dishes that will just make your mouth water? Well, come to this fun, educational panel that revolves around specific recipes from the Food Wars series! Our hobby-chef will teach you and show you the recipes from start to finish, along with commentary as to how to make them rip-off-your-clothes good! No food will be provided here per the Health Code.
DanganParty!
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Join Toko Fukawa and her other friends from Hope’s Peak’s 78th class in a fun panel! There will be Q&A as well as other fun games to play, and when you gather a bunch of ultimates together in one room, you’re bound to have a good time!
Fire Emblem: Party Game DLC
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Join some characters from Fire Emblem as they play everyone’s favorite party games such as Just Dance and Mario Kart! If you’re lucky, you may be chosen to play a round of the games with them!
Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga
Video Room
Saturday: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Tom Fahn, Dorothy Fahn, John Swasey
Autographs
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Kakegurui, Banana Fish
Meetups
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Shinichiro Watanabe and Sato Saito talk Anime Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Director Shinichiro Watanabe and Scenario Writer Sato Saito talk about anime, including Space Dandy, Eureka Seven, Ghost in the Shell, and Samurai Champloo.
Destination: Tokyo! Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Destination: Tokyo! is a panel for people who are wanting to travel to Japan. Tokyo is going to be the host of the 2020 Olympics, so many things have been changing in order to make it easier for tourists, so visiting Tokyo has never been easier. CAD guest Lisle Wilkerson has been working with the Tokyo Olympics for 2020, and is happy to provide you with some of the most updated info for congoers who are planning a trip to Tokyo.
Starrise Idols' 5th Live!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Welcome to Starrise Idols! We are a Love Live cosplay and dance group which is always ready to perform! You may have seen us last con alt delete, at ACEN, and at Anime Midwest back in the summer, now get ready for more! Our live will consist of songs from each year and featuring two full group songs and a duet! We hope to see you there! Starrise, Lets shine!
Creativity and Mental Health
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
It's no surprise that so many people who attend anime conventions want to create things. It's slightly more of a surprise how many of us struggle to balance our desire to create with our need to take care of ourselves. Whether you're a writer or an artist or a D&D player, it can be hard to pursue our passions when our mental health gets in the way. Come learn a little about how and why these things happen, and some methods for coping with these difficulties.
Body Positivity and Plus Size Cosplay
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
In a world full of diet culture, size zero models, and the overall push to be skinny, it can be hard to find body positivity as a plus size cosplayer. While its not an easy road, many have been there and want to fully give their experience too. Join us as we talk, laugh and share our experiences as plus sized cosplayers and how we found positivity in ourselves as well as share tips for cosplaying as a plus sized cosplayer.
Amateur Cosplaying: Young, Dumb, and Broke
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Getting into cosplay can be hard, especially if you're on a budget. Where do you start? What should you buy? What should I expect? This panel is meant to be a helpful guide to getting you started! Come ask your questions and hear about our experiences from being in the community! We'll talk about budgets, methods to get in, where we started and more.
The Kazoosment hour
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Kazoos! Kazoos galore. Do you like kazoos, then come to the kazoosment hour where you can kazoo to your hearts content. Not recommended for people with sensory disorders.
Closet Cosplay: 101
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Ever seen cosplayers at cons and online and all you could think "I wanna do that to"? But you don't exactly wanna break the bank? Have no fear, the Beta Bae's are here! During this panel we will go over closet cosplay and how you can turn ordinary clothes and items into your own cosplay!
Smash Bros Ultimate
Video Gaming
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Random Encounters, Marcus Stimac
Autographs
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Good Omens, The Boys
Meetups
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
It Gets Better - Anime Con Edition with Greg Ayres Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 2:00pm - 3:20pm
The "It Gets Better" project in response to a string of teen suicides by kids who were bullied because they were perceived to be gay. Sadly bullying is something that happens to one in four teens. In the past few years we've even seen an increase in bullying within our own fandom. Join Greg Ayres and other attendees, as we share our stories, and talk about ways we can all help and Support each other to find the light at the end of the tunnel. It really does get better.
Kpop Random Dance *Old School Edition*
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Just your average Kpop random dance, but with a twist: only songs from 2016 and earlier are allowed!
Black Butler:Butler that Stole Christmas
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
The panelist will accept questions (and answer them) from the audience. Then the Panel will provide trivia with some prizes! The panelists will also be open to truth or dare and several other entertaining games. We will also provide snacks but they are limited.
Maid cafe fan club
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hello lovelies! This is the maid cafe fan club panel for you love the maid cafe? Want to give appreciation to the maids and butlers? Then welcome to this magical panel! You can talk about your favorite maids and butlers! We love the maid cafe so much that we wanted to start a fan club for it! So here it is darlings spread your love for our wonderful maids and butlers
Seven Deadly Sins Q&A
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
This panel is a Q&A and fun panel-get to know the Seven Deadly Sins squad and have some fun!
Minna Minna GO!!!
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Bibibibibibibi!! Join BiBi as they take on Con-Alt-Delete 2019! Eli, Maki, and Nico are here to play some fun games, take questions and dares, and finally perform your favorite BiBi songs! There will be candy and prizes that will be given out by your favorite BiBi idols <3 Psychic Fire, minna minna, let´s go!!
Husbando Heist
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Do you like game shows? Do you like husbando memes? Then come play in this Jeopardy-style panel! 1 person will win the title of Ultimate Husbando Warrior!
Code Geass
Video Room
Saturday: 2:00pm - 4:50pm
Shinichiro Watanabe, Sato Saito
Autographs
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Love Live, IDOLiSH7, Steven Universe
Meetups
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Movement In The Booth with Gareth West Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Join one of the newest voices in the anime world, for an interactive panel giving you a peek into some of the challenges your favorite voice actors face in the booth. Volunteers will be chosen to up and randomly draw an action and a line of dialogue. They will then use the action in the delivery of the dialog. Then they’ll have a chance to work with the delivery of that line, and how it affects their performance and their movement.
MiraiLoids!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
MiraiLoids is back once again for their second Vocaloid Live performance! Join us watch the vocaloids come to life once before Christmas starts! We will be dancing to winter/Christmas songs and bringing lots of joy around! We will be handing out glow sticks to light up the room! Hope you can join us and bring your friends too!
Pokemon Trivia Kahoot!
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Test your trivia of the Pokemon universe and compete head to head with your fellow trainers in a game of Kahoot! The top few winners will receive prizes so come and hang out with us~
Who’s that Pokémon?
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Do you have what it takes to be a Pokémon master‽ If so, stop by your local Poké Mart to stock up on supplies and join your favorite Kanto gym leaders for a fiery round of "Who's that Pokémon?" with a new twist! Nobody will leaf empty-handed! Water you waiting for?
The Imitation Game
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Who the heck are you? Pick a name from the Rabbit of Destiny™ and act out whichever video game, cartoon, anime, or popular media character you've chosen. Try imitating their voice or speaking a line from the character, if no one gets it try preforming an action. If no guesses are correct a 20 questions style will ensue. If you don't know the character you will be allowed to choose another one from the Rabbit of Power™
Day with the Aot squad
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Come by and have fun with some of the Attack on Titan members as we try to make Corporal Levi laugh and play some games or you can ask the members questions.
Beneath the Mask: A Phantom Thieves Q&A
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Get an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts! In this Q&A, you’ll get to know the people beneath the masks of the mysterious group, from their day-to-day life to their hobbies and how they all spend time together on their days off. We will also be debuting our newest member, don’t miss out!
Lisle Wilkerson, Rob Mungle
Autographs
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
7 Deadly Sins, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Meetups
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The life of an actor in Dallas, TX Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Marcus Stimac lives in Dallas, Texas, which is one of the centers of the voiceover industry in America. Come hear their experiences living and working as an actor and voice actor in the area.
Random Encounters' Musical REwrites Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Madlibs meets karaoke in this musical improv game hosted by Random Encounters, where their most popular songs are getting a wacky face-lift! Come contribute silly new song lyrics for classic videos like FNAF THE MUSICAL! The twist? Someone's gotta sing the new revisions once we're done...
Kpop Random Dance
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Your basic random dance game, with your basic panel hosts. Because let's face it: we're all a little basic, so we may as well have fun while we're at it.
Disney Princess Sing-Along!
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
When you wish upon a star, you can can be a part of our world in this family friendly panel! Come join your favorite Disney Princesses as they sing your favorite Disney songs and bring magic to life!
Undertale/Deltarune Winter Gameshow
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come hang out with your favorite Undertale & Deltarune characters as we celebrate the wintery month with games, skits, prizes and more!
Lotor Tortures The Paladins For 50 Minutes!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Ever wonder what Prince Lotor would do if he had the voltron paladins all to himself for 3,000 ticks? Well you’re about to find out! Come see what sweet treats Lotor has cooked up for your favorite space warriors! How long can the paladins handle Lotor’s pranks and special Galran meal he’s prepared? Come find out!
Nintendo, you had ONE JOB! (Part 2)
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
For those of you who have attended part one, welcome back! And for those of you who haven't, welcome anyway! Bowsette is back to continue discussing the one job Nintendo had with the super crown along with her new cohost, the Shadow Queen. With Bowsette now as President of Nintendo, hopefully that job can be fixed...or not. As the two of them are throwing their Mushroom Kingdom Christmas Party, there will be questions, games, snacks, and maybe even a special gift! Unfortunately, it's not Waluigi being put in Smash.
Way Down Hadestown
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come way down to Hadestown, little songbird. It's a sad song, but we sing it anyway. Just keep on walking and don't look back, 'til you get to the panel room.
The Masquerade Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:50pm
The Masquerade is our mainstage costume and cosplay competition, featuring some of the most spectacular costumes. Complete rules and signup information are avalible at the cosplay table. Anyone can watch (and everyone should!), but participants must sign up in advance. Have an amazing cosplay? Think it's worthy of a prize or medal? Come and show it off in the Masqurade! Best of luck to all that enter!
Homestuck
Meetups
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Tom & Dorothy Fahn Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Tom was the voice of Agumon on Digimon: Digital Monsters and is thrilled to be currently reprising the role on Digimon Adventure Tri for Toei Animation. He is currently recurring on Dragon Ball Super as Emperor Pilaf and on Hunter X Hunter as Buhara both on Toonami on Adult Swim. Other credits include JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Naruto, and Bleach. Dorothy can currently be heard as Merribit in Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans. She’s also known for playing Konan in Naruto, Meryl in Trigun, An/Natsumi in Sailor Moon, Naru in Love Hina, Kyoko in Sword Art Online, Kaoru in Rurouni Kenshin, Marina in Kuromukuro, Margaret in The Seven Deadly Sins, and Sneetch’s Mom in Doraemon. Come to this Q&A type panel and ask questions and hear stories.
Anime Swap!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Have anime stuff lying around collecting dust? Want to make an extra bit of cash for the Vendors Hall and Artists Alley? Well come to Anime Swap to and do just that! Sell some of your anime stuff to make room for new ones or even stop by for a chance of finding a great deal or something rare! Don't miss out!
Anime and Otaku Rap Music Panel
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The Anime and Otaku Rap musical genre has been making waves worldwide since 2012. Come learn about, test your Anime and Otaku knowledge for prizes, and jam to Rap music made by Otaku and Anime fans for Otaku and Anime fans.
Chris Chan: a TRUE and HONEST Q and A
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
A Q&A detailing the life and times of Christian Weston Chandler, better known as Chris Chan, the original creator of Sonichu, and perhaps the strangest person on the internet.
Holidays with the Hosts!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Join the Ouran Host Club for a special holiday gathering! Ask your favorite hosts any questions you may have, or even add some dares in there as well. We'll see you there!
Why Chuuya Can't Run Panels
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Join The Strays Of Multiple Gangs (And Mafioso's) For A Hopefully Fun Panel Filled With Games, Q&A, And Trivia.
Vines That Butter My Eggrolls
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Do you have a quenchable thirst for the vine? Do you have nothing else to do in your life? Do you absolutely need butter? Come to this panel! We will showcase vines that will bring back your childhood. We will show you the way. The way to the vines. With audience participation games! As the gods say, "So I was sitting there, my mum's car on my croissant, but 5 feet apart cause they're not gay, and I was like 'I sure hope it does', cause I never learned how to read. 'Ya know?"
Mortal Kombat 11
Video Gaming
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Greg Ayres, Gareth West, Jay Hickman
Autographs
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Naruto, Boruto, Bleach, One Piece
Meetups
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
The Good, the Bad, and the plain Weird from the voice acting world with Rob Mungle! Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Rob Mungle has worked on shows for FUNimation, ADV Films, Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks, and OkraTron 5000. Talk with him about all kinds of anime stuff, including the good, the bad, and the weird.
Pushpop Idols Lovelive Debut!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hello! We are Pushpop Idols! A Lovelive cosplay group here to perform for you! We are hoping for your support on our first live ever! Come cheer us on and have an amazing time at our panel filled with surprises! See you soon~
Let's Talk History! Christmas Edition!
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Hello all! For those who were at my panel at Anime Midwest, you know the drill! For those who don't know: this is a History Panel devoted to all aspects of History, I will open the panel with a brief presentation of a topic, and from there I will open the floor to anyone who has any fun facts about history, sometimes we'll expand upon a fact, dispel any misconceptions, or even joke around with any topic! This is a christmas edition panel, so we;ll be talking a lot about Christmas. My presentation for this panel will be the Christmas Truce of 1914, how two opposing sides decided to come together as a show peace for the holidays.
Homestuck Shenanigans 9.0
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Guess who's back? (Spoiler alert: it's us.) Join the Homestucks and participate in a variety of games related to the webcomic! P.S. Watch out for the stairs on your way in.
Drunk Yuri!!! On the Christmas tree?!?
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Things are getting a little wild after JJ’s Christmas party! Yuri got drunk, Yurio is annoyed, and Viktor is head over heels in love. Despite the chaos, come join the YOI squad for a fun truth or dare session, some fun interactive games, and maybe even a dance competition!
League of villains Christmas celebration
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Hi everybody!!! Its Toga! I have dragged the rest of the league to join me for a Christmas party!!! We’ll be giving each other gifts, play games, answer questions and hey maybe you’ll get a gift to if you’re there!!! I hope you’re all excited!!!
TAZ balance shenanigans
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Do you like improv games? Do you like The Adventure Zone Balance? Come play games and do trivia with your favorite TAZ balance characters as we all make jokes about the sweet, sweet mcelboys.
Directing and Writing Anime in Japan Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Our special guests from Japan talk about directing for and writing for anime from Japan!
BEHIND THE SCENES OF RANDOM ENCOUNTERS Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Go offline and behind the scenes of Random Encounters' video game musical series! Learn about songwriting, editing, costume-making and more, and feel free to talk YouTube shop with us during our casual Q&A session. Obligatory blooper reels and silly on-set stories are included.
Celestia Idols Live!
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
“Moonlight!” Come see Celestia Idols as we have out very first debut performance! Celestia is a Love Live Midwest Idol Group that has been working and practicing to debut at CAD 2019. We will be performing some of your favorite Muse songs, as well as performing your favorite sub-units! Come and support all of our 9 members as we perform for you for the very first time!!!!
Marvel Dad Libs
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Never fear- Spiderman is staying in the MCU, and he's back with more stories about the famous Avengers. The catch? YOU choose how the stories evolve. Participate by tossing out some creative nouns, adjectives, verbs, and more, and watch a ridiculous story play out in front of you, acted out by Spiderman and his heroic friends themselves!
Ghostly Stories
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Have you ever had a paranormal experience that you couldn’t explain? Has there ever been something that happened to you but you’re too afraid to tell anyone? During this panel, you’ll get the chance to talk with real paranormal investigators about your experiences and listen to some of their scariest stories.
Anime fights. who doesn't like them
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Do you like watching 2 cartoon characters beat each other up? well good, cause so do we, lets talk about it. Come join us and we can watch and vote on our favorite scenes, or don't, I'm not your mother.
Homestuck Shenanigans: Part 2
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Did you miss out on Homestuck Shenanigans 9.0? No need to die on your Quest Bed; just scratch your disc and join us for Part 2 of this "god tier" panel. (Full audience participation encouraged!)
5 nights at Junkos
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Nishishi! Welcome one and all to the best cursed danganronpa panel to eever exist!! if you want to play some fuuuun games or wanna just hang out with some fellow feral cosplayers you have come to the right place!!
Interviews with Monster Girls
Video Room
Saturday: 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Forbidden Fandom Dames: A Nerdlesque Adventure (18+) Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Forbidden Fandom Dames invites you on a teasingly sexy Nerdlesque journey through Anime and Pop Culture.
When good dubs go bad! Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
When good dubs go bad!
Whips: Sport and Play. Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
If you've ever been interesting in whips, this is the panel to come to. Hosted by someone with multiple Guinness World Records with Whips, you can learn the history and usage, and see how an expert handles them; whether it's for sport or for play.
How to Roleplay in TTRPGs
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, Starfinder, Call of Cthulu, and many other tabletop roleplaying games are increasing in players as the months go by. Top YouTubers/streamers are playing DnD, podcasts revolve around these games, and anime fans are no exceptions! However, it may be difficult to Roleplay if you've never done that before. Come to this panel and work with the hosts to explore your TTRPG love and how to be a better roleplayer from a 10-year veteran GameMaster and some of his party!
Ad-Venture Lib: A D&D Adventure!
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Mad Libs are used to create great stories. But did you know that they can create great Dungeons and Dragons sessions? Come join this interactive D&D one-shot where the audience helps create the story and world of this session and our cast of seasoned players bring your silly story to life!
RENT Singalong
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Take me for what I am, a singalong panel for Jonathon Larson's wonderful, ground-breaking musical RENT. Viva la vie Bohème!
Toasty roasting!
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Yo yo welcome to the roasting panel! Grab your sunglasses and hats cause This panel is going to be hotter than the sun Want to become a baked potato? Then join our roasting panel
Royal Holiday Party
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Ever wanted to interact with a Disney Princess but never had the chance? Come join Royal Dreams Parties to meet with some of your favorite princesses! Come sing with us and experience a wonderful panel!
Concert: YTCracker Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
YTCracker is a rapper, former cracker, and Internet entrepreneur. YTCracker began producing rap music in 1998 in the genre that has since become known as nerdcore hip hop. YTCracker is a self-proclaimed “jack of all trades”, also making a name for himself as a professional disc jockey, computer programmer, graphics designer and webmaster.
Dragon Age: I Survived the Blight and all I got was...
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
I Survived the Blight and all I got was.. this panel. Let's delve into the world of Thedas! Bring along your craziest adventures and gratuitous feels as we rediscover the franchise together, from the good to the Fade.
Performance 101- How to Perform in Cosplay
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Ever wanted to perform as a certain character from an anime, or even wanted to do celebrity impersonation? Cosplayer, drag artist and Michael Jackson Impersonator "Izzy A. Mess" is here to answer all your burning questions about how to perform, as well as how to get involved with Celebrity impersonation and the art of performing!!
DnCeption
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
As the night sets on few unlikely heroes band together to beat all the evils that their DM, Griffin McElroy, throws upon them. Join the mixup of the Adventure Zone characters for a good ol' session of Dungeons and Dragons! Make sure to bring your lucky dice and don't roll a one!
Late Night Debate: Your Taste is Trash
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Do you think other people have horrid taste in anime? So do we. The hosts all have a different taste in what we like to watch. Come join us in arguing over who's taste is the most trash. Because if we are honest, everyone's taste is trash.
Hundred
Video Room
Saturday: 9:00pm - 10:50pm
Party Like a Marauder
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
Ever been to a Gryffindor house party? Hang out with the Marauders as they play party games and answer your most burning questions about the best wizarding friend group.
After Hours at the Dorms of Genderbent!AU!
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
After a long, hard day of hero training, AU students just need to unwind. So it’s time to get into something more comfy and mess around! Ask some questions, play some games, and just have some good ol’ fashioned teenage fun.
RWBY pajama party
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
Join team RWBY (and others) for a night of sleepover fun! We’ll play games, answer questions, and hand out prizes with YOU, the audience. So slip on your favorite pjs and come on down to the RWBY pajama party
Concert: FEMM Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:20pm
They're back again for the second night!! No badge required. A dance and rap duo formed by RiRi and Lula; mannequins have emotions. “Fxxk Boyz Get Money,” released in 2014, became a big hit among teens in the US and Europe with its extreme rap and sexy TWERK dance. As a girlʼs anthem, it received high acclaim by fashionistas and influencers around the world. Its music video was viewed nearly 2 million times on YouTube! In the US, “Vice” called FEMM a “supergroup,” and FEMM got Artist Of The Week at MTV IGGY with 97.97% votes. Their digital album “Femm-Isation” was released on an indie label and it hit # 10 on the Billboard world hit chart. In Japan, they appear on the Google Android TV commercial “New Android version,” and in 2016, they made a major debut with an EP+1st Album ”PoW!/ L.C.S. +Femm-Isation.” 4 consecutive music videos released following their debut were on MTV JAPANʼs heavily played videos. They also made a debut in UK and selected as the most worth noting artist for 2016 by Huffington Host Entertainment UKand was mentioned on international recognized art website, Creators Project. FEMM also performed at “HYPER JAPAN Christmas,” the leading Japanese culture event in the UK. A gagaku trap, “animus” by “FAMMʼIN,” the female rap crew teamed up with FAKY and Yupʼin, has been premiered at Londonʼs DAZED. FEMM keeps making leaps in Japan and overseas.
Pixel Vixens - The Dating Game! (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Remember back in the 90's when nothing was on tv and you came across those weird gameshows on MTV? They always had a girl on one side of the wall and would talk to three or four strangers on another side of the wall. They'd try to woo her through romanticism or comedy, ad eventually she'd pick her favorite... Well now is your chance to try it out yourself! Come join this comedy show with the Pixel Vixens and take a chance on actually getting to be a contestant up on stage! Please note - players will be playing for prizes, not for dates.
Awesome Glow, LED and Rave Toy Tricks Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Wow! You see all of those crazy spinning lights at raves and wonder what all of those different glowing rave toys are. Your hosts are professional performers with a collection of amazing rave, glow, and LED toys and will show you what they all are and what you can do with them. Perhaps its staff, poi, hoops, or something else, we'll show you some cool things.
The Big 3 Present: A BNHA Trivia Night
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
The Big Three of UA are hosting a Christmas Party trivia night! Come join them and have fun with a jeopardy style game of trivia from and about BNHA!! (There will be prizes to win!)
Class 1A Christmas slumber party
Panel Room 7
Saturday: 10:30pm - 11:20pm
Come join our hero's in training to their very own Christmas slumber party everyone will be playing games such as freeze which is an inprov game where the audience can participate. They will also play games such as heads up seven up which is an old classroom favorite. And a game called last man standing which includes a theme and if anything from that theme is repeated that person will be seated the last man standing will receive our prize!
Don't Mine at Night!
Panel Room 8
Saturday: 10:30pm - 11:20pm
The Minecraft panel no one wants but everyone needs-come on down to ask questions and play games with Steve and your favorite mobs from Minecraft!
Late Night Anime Dance 2: Electric Boogaloo! Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 11:00pm - 2:50am
Join us for Con Alt Delete's Saturday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
FEMM: Autographs & Photograph Session Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Get an autograph or photograph with the mannequins of FEMM!
FFD Maid Dance Lessons (18+)
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
The Forbidden Fandom Dame's Maids are going to teach you the chorus to their performance from the FFD Burlesque show!
Arcana after Dark 18+
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
A red death, murderer on the loose, and a dead king. These are but a few mysteries in the world of Vesuvia. Delve deep into the heart of intrigue, and uncover a murder mystery that still hangs over the city like a shroud. Be careful what secrets you reveal in this panel… several fates hang in the balance. Magic, romance and mystery await. Who will you choose to love and who will you choose to condemn?
Intro To Hypnosis (18+)
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
The art of hypnotism has a long and storied history, and is surprisingly fun on top of that! Join our host, a certified hypnotist, and her lovely assistant as we take you through a how-to of hypnosis, complete with demonstration!
Forsaken Fanfiction 18+
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
How messed up can a fanfic possibly be? Join us on this journey to fanfiction hell where we will visit the most bizarre fanfiction that you never knew existed. You've seen all the cringy Twilight, Harry Potter, and Sonic fanfics, but what about One Direction, Thomas the Tank Engine, and Garfield fanfiction? By the end of this panel one question will be in your head: Why? Dear Anime Jesus, why does this exist?
Fuuka(18+)
Video Room
Saturday: 11:00pm - 12:50am
Death Note Mafia
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:30pm - 2:50am
Death Note characters take the roles of this interpretation of the party game where you must work with a team who could betray you at any time.

Sunday

ConStories from Hell (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 12:00am - 12:50am
This is a fun look back at all the crazy experiences we have had at cons. While it is facilitated by John Swasey, it is open to all who wish to share. But beware, what is said at the con may not stay at the con. Caution, may contain off-color humor.
Welcome to Hinamizawa/Rokkenjima (18+)
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Let's dive into the mysteries of the When They Cry series! But more than anything, let's talk about them.
Pajama Sides
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 12:00am - 12:50am
The Sanders Sides are here to answer your questions and even take on some of your dares in the comfiest of pajamas. A snake has even whispered about Remus showing up to crash the party. (PG-13)
Hentai Scenes That Keep Me Up at 2am (18+)
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 2:00am - 2:50am
You know what's really fun at anime cons? Remembering the corn scene.
LGBTea 8.0
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Join us for a simple Q&A and discussion of LGBTQIAPDNO+ / SAGA topics. Whether you are an open member of the community, still in the closet, supporting a friend, or just curious, we'd love to have you stop by!
Bnha Fruit!!!
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
What’s happening? The students of UA seem to have been hit by a quirk so now they are... fruit? Join watermelon bakugou, strawberry deku and maybe more to ask questions, play games and more while they wait to turn back to normal.
The OFFICIAL How to Worship Kyle: A Guide
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
From the folks that have brought you #kylelivesmidwest, we are proud to bring "The OFFICIAL How to Worship Kyle: A Guide". This panel will discuss the ways a fellow Kyle worshiper can show their respects to our 'supreme lord and savior'. Bring your monster energy drinks and come-on down so we can all appreciate the one and only Kyle hole. Brought to you by the original Kyle cult founders. DISCLAIMER: We did create Kyle, he just appeared one day when we needed him most. He appeared in the face of danger.
Haikyuu Christmas bash
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
The new season is almost here and the boys couldn’t be more excited! Teams from across the country come together to celebrate Christmas. Join us for some fun, laugher, games and some friendly team rivalry.
Anime Church
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Are you ready to go to Church? Jesus is lord! This panel shall explain to you how Jesus is the reason for why our video games and anime exist! Come feel the holy ghost!
Gambling Lesbians 101: An Introduction to Kakegurui
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
At Hyakkaou Private Academy, one's prestige is not determined by grades or athletics. Instead, the school has a hidden curriculum of gambling! Learn everything you REALLY need to know about Kakegurui by attending this panel. Discussion and conversation is encouraged, but please no wagering body parts.
Karasuno's Winter Training!!!
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
It's training season for volleyball, so we'll be hosting actual volleyball games and more! We will also be doing some Q&A of the new season of Haikyuu during the match, so come join us for some fun training!
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:50am
Tom Fahn, Dorothy Fahn, Jay Hickman, John Swasey
Autographs
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
An Anime and Disney Music Recorder Concert
Main Events
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Watch a professional recorder player as he performs anime themes, music from Disney films and shows, along with popular fan music, all on his recorder. A Q+A session will follow after the performance, where he will discuss how he adapts music onto the recorder for performance.
Mystic Messenger
Meetups
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Basic ASL for Con-Goers
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Ever wanted to learn American Sign Language? Here's your chance! We will be going over the basics, such as the alphabet and basic conversation.
Ghost Hunting and Cemeteries
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
In this panel, you’ll take everything you learned from Ghost Hunting 101 and apply all of it towards conducting your own paranormal investigation in a cemetery. This panel can be attended if you missed the previous panel; however, some things may not make sense right away. At the end of the panel, there will be the opportunity to ask questions of the paranormal investigators leading the panel.
Love Live! Dance Panel!
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Come join the members of Muse in a Dance panel! We'll be happy to dance for you, and feel free to cheer us on! We can't wait to see you there! Faighto Dayo!
Cosplay Craftsmanship: taking your cosplay to the next level!
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Ever wonder how to make a cosplay that really stands out? Ever want to add fun tricks to your costumes? Ever wonder how to really stand out among your fellow weebs? Come learn a few new tips and tricks from Listens-to-music Cosplay, and join the discussion on cool cosplays!
Let's Talk Panels
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Ever thought what it'd be like to run your own panel with your friends? Whether it's a cosplay Q&A or and educational panel, the Beta Bae's are here to share their handy tips and tricks for getting into running all sorts of panels at conventions. These con vets will answer all your questions from planning, to scheduling, to even themes!
Hope, Despair, and Memes
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
This panel is DANGANRONPA BABY! Come on down to have fun with your favorite characters from Danganronpa 2!
Nerds in Hip Hop
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
this panel is about how nerds are paving their own lane in the music industry with a niche genre called Nerd Core. Nerd core is a genre where artists music focuses on geek culture references such as anime, video games, and parody. We would discuss the history of it and how its a big impact today.
Rob Mungle, Gareth West, Marcus Stimac
Autographs
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Beetlejuice, Hades Town
Meetups
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Women in Anime, TV, Film, and Beyond Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
A Q&A session featuring several fantastic female stars, directors, and producers of anime, Television, and beyond. Join them in a discussion about some of their latest and favorite works, trends in the industry, and anything else you'd like to hear about.
YOUTUBE CAMPFIRE STOREIS Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Costume fell apart? Check. Actor didn't show? Check. Footage corrupted? Double check! Put on your pajamas, grab a flashlight, and come sit at our con-going campfire as we swap YouTube horror stories of on-set injuries, copyright claims and more. After all, you can't create low budget weekly videos without a hilarious disaster or two...
Social Dancing: Salsa Recommended
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Learn to dance the Salsa with our "spicy" instructors.
Let's Talk Comics! Recommended
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Do you enjoy comic books? Marvel? DC? Darkhorse? Something else entirely? Would you like to talk about those comic books with other people who like comic books? This Live Entertainment Panel is the place - we’ll talk about comics forever! Join us to discuss lore, continuity, and anything else your heart desires!
Spirit Guns and Smile Bombs: A YuYu Hakusho Panel
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
YuYu Hakusho. It was a show. It was a phenomenon. It has been emulated but never replaced in our hearts. Join us as we discuss this classic in shonen anime and why it’s still cool as heck even today!
Ask Night Vale!
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Some familiar faces from the Town Night Vale are here to answer some Questions and Do some dares! Come over and Have some fun!
Star Wars - Jedi and Sith Explained
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Star Wars is one of the most recognizable names in the world. From movies to books to comics to Christmas spinoffs, there is no end to the content that Star Wars provides. However, one question that many struggle with is what are the Jedi and the Sith? In this panel, we seek to explore that question through the lens of history and lore within the SW Universe. Come with questions, come with answers, come with lightsabers!
Masamune-kun's Revenge
Video Room
Sunday: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
U.A. Roasts
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Ever been to a roast panel? No? Well the next generation of hero’s at UA High has heard of them and wanted to try it out themselves! Join the hero course students at UA either be roasted or roast you! There will be teacher to supervise them of course... but you can roast them too! Go Plus Ultra on the roasts and don’t be afraid to hold back’
Random Encounters, Lisle Wilkerson
Autographs
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Marvel, DC
Meetups
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Cowboy Dandy Samurai Seven - Works of Shinichiro Watanabe Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Come listen in about shows like Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Space Dandy, Eureka Seven, and more with anime director Shinichiro Watanabe.
Horror stories with John Swasey Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
From Bloopers to "uh ohs" during his long voice acting career, come listen in on some things that go on in the darker side of the voice acting world.
Con Swap Meet Recommended
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Got old stuff? Want to trade it for other old stuff? Come to the swap meet and do just that.
So YOU wanna be a YouTuber?
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Do you want to be a YouTuber? Come learn from YouTube veterans Kevin Krust and Dakota Broskie how to get started, build an audience and work with/for some of the largest influencers in the anime and gaming space online.
Phantomhive Christmas party
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Come join ciel Phantomhive his servents and even the trancy family in a lovely Christmas party where we will have games q&a prizes and even candy canes we all hope to have a wonderful time with you.
The League of Villain's Holiday Special
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Is someone looking for some holiday cheer? Well you won't find it here, in the League of Villain's first every holiday meetup! Watch as Shigaraki, All for One, Dabi, Deku and Hawks participate through a painful gift exchange, answer horrible holiday questions, give out prizes, complete wacky dares and at the end of the night read you the new Christmas classic, How Shigaraki Stole Christmas! Join us in hating the holidays this season with some minor manga spoilers!
No Haikyuu No Laifu
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Come join us in our tournament style debate on who the prettiest setter is! After the debate, we'll spend time on Q&A, fanfic reading, and many other games! We can't wait to see you all there!
Tekken
Video Gaming
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Concert: Ambush Vin Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ambush Vin is an exciting lyricist specializing in Sci-Fi Music, captivating music listeners who crave a different sound with his unique style of hip-hop! He is the world’s first and ONLY Sci-Fi Hip-Hop artist! His motto, “1/2 Street but ALL Geek,” describes his journey to sci-fi hip-hop: “My options in life appeared to be slim growing up with future hustlers, gangsters, and criminals,” Vin explains. “Despite the pressure, my fondest childhood memories are filled with geeky fandoms. I have a Star Wars obsession that still exists today, a love affair with comics that started at age 7 with Marvel’s 1984 Secret Wars, and a love for video games that began with a Commodore 64!” The self-described “authority on all things Sci-Fi” has been described as eccentric, ground-breaking and unique. Vin’s mission is to motivate the millions of hip-hop listeners to promote the power of being unique individuals.
Danganronpa, Fire Emblem
Meetups
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Evenings with Isabelle Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
"Evenings with Isabelle" Combating Anxiety and Depression with Animal Crossing and Fandom. A large number of anime and gaming fans deal with depression on a daily basis. In that daily struggle many of us have turned to gaming and online communities formed around the things we love for comfort and cool down. From gamers kept company by "lets play" videos and online content creators, to acting mayors of towns filled with talking animals - come discuss how gaming and fandom have helped you through the rough patches of your day to day adventures.
Writing Grievances and Gratuitous Whining
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ever think that the premise of a series was great and the execution was awful? Ever gotten really into something only for its writing to betray you? If there's a game/movie/show/manga you love that took a completely random turn and left you crying to your friends, this is the panel for you. We tackle bad writing advice and terrible story choices that broke our hearts. Come hang out with Words After Dark and learn to be a better writer by learning from other people's mistakes!
Voltron Trivia Kahoot
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
JOIN THE VOLTRON TRIVIA COALITION! Play a game of Kahoot with your fellow paladins and test your knowledge of the Voltron Legendary Defenders universe! The top few winners will get to pick out prizes!
Ouran TEA Party
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ready to hear the scoop on your favorite Ouran High School Host Club boys! Need some laughs? Then you want to miss this comedy gold of a panel as Renge gives you the gossip, the scoop, and all those other little details~
Play & Sculpt with Clay!
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
If you like Figures, Character Design, Art, or just Enjoy working with your hands this is the panel for you! You will get modeling clay to play with and will have the opportunity to make several creations. We will cover anatomy, color theory, texture, proportion, composition, and how to get started with figure making and sculpture on a budget. Kids get to keep their creations & materials for FREE!
DRTHH: Hope or Despair?
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 2:00pm - 3:20pm
The students at Hope’s Peak Academy have all worked hard on their studies, and staying alive. But, what are they like when they’re not being watched? Well, thanks to Aoi Asahina, the students arrived at CAD to meet you and answer any questions you have. Don’t let Monokuma ruin the fun and games though.
League of Legends - Climbing SoloQ
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
League of Legends is an amazing, wondrous game that explores a vast sci-fi universe. It also makes A LOT of people very unhappy and slam their keyboards. Come get unstuck from your hardstuck position, learn from a 9-year veteran of the game and a 3-year coach of the UIUC League of Legends team and amateur teams. We will talk about roles, CSing, ward placements, etc. Share stories of your favorite parts of the game and also why you hate League!
Konosuba
Video Room
Sunday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Shinichiro Watanabe, Sato Saito, Greg Ayres
Autographs
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Ouran High School Host Club, Free, Voltron
Meetups
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Cosplay design: Creating your own spin offs of costumes!
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Sailor moon Joseph Joestar? Ball gown Mei? Kigirumi Bakugo? Sign me up! Come join in the discussion on tips and tricks for making spin offs of pre-existing character costumes, to make them completely new or just breathe a new life into them-- as well as tips and advice you can use on your OC characters, renn faire costumes, and DND gear!
The Haunted Tinker Swiss Cottage
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The haunted Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens in Rockford, Illinois is one of Northern Illinois most haunted locations. Join us as we talk about the haunted history of the cottage and share our spine tingling paranormal evidence.
Fairy Dust Idols Live
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Join the idols of Fairy Dust in a live performance featuring popular songs from Love Live School Idol Project like KiRa KiRa Sensation, Wonderful Rush, Cutie Panther, and more!
Q&A With Adrienette!
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Oh, you thought this panel was going to have a canon ship? Just kidding! Adrien Agreste and Marinette Dupain Cheng are just "GREAT FRIENDS". Join these GREAT FRIENDS in a question and answer panel - and even a fun short game of trivia to win some MIRACULOUS prizes!
Steven Universe: The Movie: The Sing-Along
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Here we are in the future, and it's bright! Join Spinel and the Crystal Gems in singing along to tracks from the Steven Universe movie! (You don't have to worry about sounding perfect; we're gonna be right by your side no matter what!)
The Arcana Mystic Romance Panel
Panel Room 8
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The time of year is approaching where we can now again sit at the table and begin our ritual. The Arcana Mystic Romance is back again this year and we are ready to meet all our lovely fans, and MC’s. Please join us for theories, Q&A’s, and get a chance to have a chance to get a reading from the great Asra Alnazar, the wandering magician. Gather with us to have a night of romance, mystery, and magic.
ANIMECON.ORG’S FABULOUS LIP SYNC BATTLE
Main Events
Sunday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
It’s time to duel! Join the Live Entertainment department as our chosen cosplay contestants battle it out to come out on top, and wrap up the weekend in a show-stopping head-to-head lip sync battle!
Let's Talk Voice Acting
Panel Room 7
Sunday: 3:30pm - 4:50pm
New to voice acting and want to learn the ropes? Getting the hang of voice acting and want to learn a few new tips and tricks? Or are you a down right pro who is always looking for way to improve? The join the Beta Bae's as we talk about voice acting, dubbing, editing, and much more!
So You Wanna be a Writer
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
New to writing? Stumped on a particular subject? Live Entertainment's Leo and Kale are here to answer your questions and discuss our passion of the art of storytelling.
Satin Idols First Live!
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Do you love dancing? What about Idols? Well, Satin Idols is having their First Live! Satin Idols is a starting Love Live idol group from the midwest having their first live at CAD! Come join and support each member!
Closing Ceremonies Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
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