PANELS & WORKSHOPS 2019
10:00 - 11:00am
Improv Games – Join The Clover Ensemble & see what "The Expert" has to say, what "The Props" are doing & what happens when we act out "Scenes from the Clover Hat"!
11:15 - 12:15pm
I Know That Voice – Have you ever watched a commercial and said to yourself: “Hey, I know that voice!” Well, now it’s time to put your voice listening skills to the test as we play ONLY audio clips from various anime, cartoons, and video games in order for you to guess that voice! Can you pinpoint whose voice that is with no video to help you? It may be a lot more difficult than you think!
12:30 - 1:30pm
Adam Hennessey conducts this open-forum panel, where attendees (cosplaying or not) may come forward to present a case against a character or other situation in any anime or video game. The audience then assists in the deliberation, voting & sentencing.
1:45 - 2:45
Supernatural Smackdown – Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages- tonight the giants of folklore collide in what will be a truly monumental clash of brawn and brains. And it is up to YOU, the audience, to determine which one comes out on top. Monsters from Japan and the world at large face off in truly titanic battles, leading up to your MAIN EVENT...which you, the audience, also will serve as the final referee and judge. Prepare yourself for SUPERNATURAL SMACKDOWN! with Charles Dunbar.
3:00 - 4:00pm
M&M's Non-Candy-Coated Theater Hour – Do you have a sweet tooth for the theater? Then why not unwrap that passion and show us your talent! Leave your stage-fright at the door and join us for an impromptu script reading of some classic Aesop's Fables! Join Mike Pollock and Michele Knotz for M&M's Non-Candy-Coated Theater Hour!
4:15 - 5:00
Autograph Session with Michele Knotz & Mike Pollock
10:30 - 11:00
Jiraiya the Hero – Directed by Shozo Makino, the father of Japanese filmmaking, this silent film is about the legendary ninja folk hero who uses shapeshifting magic to morph into a gigantic toad and other techniques such as teleportation, water attacks & flying. During his journeys, he faces his arch enemy who mastered serpent magic. Enjoy this tokusatsu which is the first film with special effects made in Japan.
11:15 - 12:30pm
Cosplay Pre-Judging Session – When you register in the Lobby, beside a line-up number, you can be given a time when your cosplay will be viewed & critiqued by our judges.
Enter the Labyrinth – Discover the history of the classical labyrinth in today’s world. Join Betty sensei on her journey inwards on our labyrinth. Raise its energy even higher by also drumming.
1:45 - 2:45pm
3:00 - 4:00pm
Costuming in Cosplay – Want to make a costume? Why is costuming different from cosplay? How is it similar? Come learn some tips & tricks and bring on the questions. Learn from a master level costumer Jamie Bonsignore who loves to share information with everyone!
4:15 - 5:00pm
RWBY – Join us to look inside the world of Remenent following Ruby, Whiess, and Yang; additionally, we will dive deeper into the details & arcs of RWBY “real world problems” & extra themes.