Anime (and Manga) for Parents

Panels 2 :: Friday - 5:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Gilles Poitras.

Parents, adult friends, kids who want to improve their parents knowledge about anime/manga; this panel is for you! Gilles Poitras will present some of the reason why anime and manga are popular with younger viewers, discuss positive/problematic aspects parents should know about and answer questions. This panel requires no badge and is free to the public.


Chris Patton Shares Too Much

Panels 4 :: Sunday - 11:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Chris Patton.

18+

All the things you wanted to know - or didn't want to know - about Chris Patton. A freeform, no barriers Q&A with Chris Patton.


How Anime is Made with Sato

Panels 1 :: Sunday - 1:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Yumi Sato.

Have you ever wondered how an anime episode is produced? Come join animation producer Yumi Sato of the Japanese animation studio Brain's Base as she gives fans a quick rundown of the grueling process of creating anime in Japan!


How to Draw the Power Rangers

Panels 2 :: Sunday - 11:00 AM

1 hour

Hosted by T. Nonaka.

T. Nonaka is conducting a workshop on how to draw one of the biggest properties in the world, the Power Rangers! If you've ever wanted to become a designer or an illustrator, here is your chance to learn from a professional!


Kaja Foglio - Girl Genius

Panels 3 :: Saturday - 2:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Kaja Foglio.

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Kaja Foglio started her professional career as a painter for Wizards of the Coast's Magic the Gathering cards. She is now the co-creator of the award-winning series of prose, webcomic, and graphic novels Girl Genius.


Navigating Tokyo

Panels 2 :: Sunday - 3:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Gilles Poitras.

Tokyo is a big place with over 13.5 million people. How does someone visiting for a short time get around without spending too much time just figuring out directions? Also covered is how to do this relatively comfortably, easily get food, find restrooms and accessible ATM machines and more.


Nonaka's History of Toy Design

Panels 1 :: Saturday - 4:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by T. Nonaka.

Come and learn about the Guest of Honor, T. Nonaka, and the history of his toy design! A veteran of the industry with a quarter of a century under his belt, he will also have a Q&A session.


Omori: Animation All-Rounder

Panels 1 :: Sunday - 2:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Takahiro Omori.

With 30 years' worth of experience in the anime industry under his belt, Takahiro Omori has participated in all facets of animation production in Japan. Join Mr. Omori as he shares his experiences as an animator, director, sound director, and storyboard artist.


Perfect Combo: Omori/Sato

Panels 2 :: Saturday - 2:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Takahiro Omori & Yumi Sato.

Anime director Takahiro Omori and Brain's Base anime producer Yumi Sato have worked on some of the most memorable anime series in recent memory. They will take fans behind the scenes on BACCANO!, Natsume's Book of Friends, Princess Jellyfish, Durarara!!, and the award-winning Hotarubi no Mori e


Q&A with 7!!

Panels 3 :: Sunday - 12:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by 7!!.

After their awesome concert at MusicFest on Saturday night, 7!! (Seven Oops) is here to answer all your burning questions!


Q&A with Darrel Guilbeau

Panels 2 :: Saturday - 1:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Darrel Guilbeau.

Darrel Guilbeau comes to FanimeCon for a good old fashioned Q&A.


Q&A with ROOKiEZ is PUNK'd

Panels 3 :: Sunday - 2:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by ROOKiEZ is PUNK'd.

After their awesome concert at MusicFest on Saturday night, ROOKiEZ is PUNK'd is here to answer all your burning questions!


Q&A with Takahiro Omori

Panels 2 :: Friday - 6:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Takahiro Omori.

Takahiro Omori is here to answer your questions! Mr. Omori has been involved with many fan favorites from the cult hit Durarara!! to the highly acclaimed Natsume's Book of Friends series. Don't miss your chance to ask the veteran animation director about your favorite series!


Sex Trade in Anime/Manga

Panels 3 :: Friday - 9:00 PM

2 hours

Hosted by Gilles Poitras.

18+

Asobi, the Japanese concept of play has a place in adult life and this extends to the sex trade with a variety of services for every niche market. This panel covers the legal and illegal types of modern sex businesses, past and present, that show up in anime/manga, and not always where you expect.


Steam Powered Giraffe

Panels 1 :: Saturday - 3:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Steam Powered Giraffe.

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Steam Powered Giraffe is like nothing you've ever seen. The malfunctioning joke-spewing metal men play a collection of original Vaudeville inspired tunes fused with modern flare for a one-of-a-kind performance. Meet the members of SPG and find out where they come from and where they are going.


The Works of Chris Patton

Panels 2 :: Saturday - 3:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Chris Patton.

The voices of Greed from Fullmetal Alchemist, Sousuke Sagara from Full Metal Panic, and Keima from The World Only God Knows answer your questions and more!


Voice Acting in the US

Panels 1 :: Saturday - 5:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Darrel Guilbeau & Chris Patton.

Every wonder what it's like to be a professional voice actor? Join Darrel Guilbeau and Chris Patton and learn about the ins and outs of the industry.


Voices of Durarara!!

Panels 2 :: Sunday - 4:00 PM

1 hour

Hosted by Darrel Guilbeau.

Guest of Honor Darrel Guilbeau, the voice of protagonist Mikado Ryugamine, welcomes fans to a Q&A featuring Durarara!! and his work in the popular series.