Panels

Visit our exclusive panels and hear what your peers have to say about the anime culture around you. Don’t be afraid to participate in a fun and family-friendly environment where you are free to express yourself!

Name/Email Panel Time & Room Panel Name Panel Description
Katherine Martinez

amaipinkuadventures@gmail.com

10:30am to 11:00am

Room A

How to make a no sew “Kawaii” plush! Ever wanted a kawaii plush but can’t sew? Well come on in and see how to design and create your own no sew plush!
Michele Knotz 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Room A

Pokemon Party Panel Do you like Pokemon? I mean, come on, who doesn’t?? So where can you go to get your anything and everything fix at your all-time favorite place to be at a convention? A Pokemon Party Panel of course! Join the voice actress for Jessie in Pokemon, Michele Knotz and all-around Pokemon expert Chris Smith for games, fun, contests, prizes, battles, sing-a-longs, and so much more! Trade with other Pokefans, learn about breeding and battling, and play some awesome fun games for amazing prizes! If you’re a fan of Pokemon, and we know you are, you won’t want to miss this panel!
Sara Munson

sugoisenseicontact@gmail.com

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Room A

Advising an Anime Club; Getting Cross-Curricular In the panel, we will look at some school appropriate titles of anime, spanning a myriad of genres, to create a curriculum that promotes interdisciplinary teaching and good, old fashioned fun. We will also explore the best ways to moderate guided discussion sessions amongst elementary all the way to high school aged students for your local Anime Club. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops/iPads/ChromeBooks to take notes. Professional development certificates will be given to all attendees!
Rebecca Jones

ningyobingo@gmail.com

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Room A

Why Do We Collect? As our shelves fill and our wallets empty, we the collectors can’t help but smile. But why? Gain understanding of your own mind, to better gain satisfaction out of your hobby. A look into brain chemistry, and how collecting figures/anime/anything can be a means for social interaction. Hosted by the Ningyo BINGO podcast!
Rebecca Jones

ningyobingo@gmail.com

4:00pm to 4:30pm

Room A

Is it better in vinyl? Anime dolls! As our budget doesn’t always allow for the Good Smile Statue, Figma, Dollfie Dream, and Super Dollfie of the same character, we come to a choice: How to best collect figures of the characters we love. This panel will focus on Asian Ball Jointed Dolls and 1/3 Vinyl Anime Dolls and their pros and cons. Hosted by the Ningyo BINGO podcast! A comparison of the benefits of vinyl and resin 1/3 scale dolls.
Swap Meet 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Room A

Celsius

celsuiscos@gmail.com

11:00am to 12:00pm

Room B

Cosplay 101 Considering cosplaying but don’t know where to start? Or have you been cosplaying but want to expand your knowledge of what works best for making an outfit/prop? That’s what Cosplay 101 is for!
Talia Marciano

Pin.tetsuna.45@gmail.com

12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Room B

Durarara Q &A Come on by and ask Izaya, Celty, and Shinra questions and win some prizes!
Sara Meyers

shyakatsukigirl@gmail.com

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Room B

Dangan Ronpa Q&A Ask your favorite characters from the very first Dangan Ronpa anything you wish! Prepare for despair and hope to go at it once more. Choose your side, and your questions.
John Medero

Medero20002000@yahoo.com

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Room B

Anime in the 1980s by Rumiko Takahashi In this panel we will look back at the 1980s; Ranma ½, One-Pound Gospel, Urusei Yatsura, and Maison Ikkoku. We will discuss the impact these animes had on the genre and where they stand 30 years later. All by the great manga writer Rumiko Takahashi!
TBA Panel

Jaren

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Room B

TBA TBA
Brian Sapinski

Lostsilverproductions@gmail.com

11:30am to 1:30pm

Gameshow Room

Room 3

Game Show Megamix You are the next lucky contestant! Game Show Megamix is where you get to test your anime knowledge, skill, luck and daring in some of the greatest classic and original game shows ever. What are we going to play? And what prizes will we have to give away? You’ll just have to “come on down” and find out!
Ben C Lin

Benjamin.Chi.Lin@gmail.com

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Gameshow Room

Room 3

Pokemon Games : Jeopardy Jeopardy game based on all Pokemon Mainstream games! Come and test your knowledge!
Alyssa Kaporch 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Gameshow Room

Room 3

Name that Anime Tune How well do you know your anime songs? Come find out and play Guess that Anime tune with us!
Erica Schroeder & Wayne Grayson  2:30pm to 4:00pm

Stage

Erica & Wayne and Mai & Joey: An Odyssey into Voice Acting Come and join the voice actors for Mai Valentine and Joey Wheeler for a Q & A session! There will be games, fun, and if we’re lucky there might just be a Shakespearean performance by Joey Wheeler and Mai Valentine! Fans of YuGiOh are not going to want to miss this one!

 

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