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Friday, June 30
 

14:00 MDT

Otafest: The Abridged Series
Seasoned abridger, DoktorApplejuce, a top ten finalist in Team Four Star's 2016 abridging competition, is here with a host of other abridgers to guide you into the world of abridged parodies.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 14:00 - 15:30 MDT
Telus 101 - 102

20:30 MDT

Hentai East and West
How has hentai influenced the Eastern and Western culture? Discuss how hentai's impact has it changed how we perceive and partake of adult content.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 20:30 - 21:30 MDT
Macleod E3

21:00 MDT

Convention Horror Stories
Got a convention horror story you'd like to share? Wanna hear the daring tales of others? Then this is the panel for you! Just remember to bring your ID!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - 22:00 MDT
Telus 103

22:00 MDT

An Idiot's Guide to Anime
Having been exposed to less than 2 hours of anime in his life, join Brendan the Otafest Medic as he provides his insight and commentary on clips, specially hand selected by the Otafest AV staff. Revel in his relative innocence and naive interpretation of the surprise clips presented to him.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:00 - 23:00 MDT
Macleod E3

22:30 MDT

The 'Joys' of Cosplay
Cosplay, it's a wonderful hobby: encouraging creativity, bringing people together, forming positive communities. But sometimes you hate it, and want to complain about it, so lets complain together!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:30 - 23:30 MDT
Macleod E1

22:30 MDT

Cards Against Otafest
Cards Against Otafest is BACK… AGAIN…?? Let's lock a bunch of nerds in a room and play a large-scale game of Cards Against Humanity, The results will be fun, humorous, and horrifying.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:30 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00 MDT
Macleod E2

23:30 MDT

Video Game Jeopardy
Test your knowledge of video games with Video Game Jeopardy! Covering favourite franchises like Dragon Age, Overwatch, and Final Fantasy!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 23:30 - Saturday July 1, 2017 01:00 MDT
Macleod E3
 
Saturday, July 1
 

00:00 MDT

Comedy on the Edge
Want more comedy videos and are looking for more mature content that just can't be shown during the day? You've come to the right block!

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00 - 01:00 MDT
Macleod E4

20:30 MDT

You Can't Say That on Yuri!!! On Ice with Jerry
If Yuri on Ice wasn't constrained to a PG rating, how would Victor's quips change? Let's find out!

Speakers
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Jerry Jewell

With over 150 credits to his name, Jerry Jewell can be heard in a wide variety of shows. He’s probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Claire... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 20:30 - 21:30 MDT
Glen 203 - 204

21:30 MDT

Nefariously Bad Fanfic Theatre
Last time, we ruined your childhoods and destroyed your perception of the Teletubbies forever. Join us for another round of horribly written fanfiction.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:30 - 23:00 MDT
Glen 208

21:30 MDT

The Ins and Outs of Visual Novels
Have any idea what a visual novel is? If not, this panel is perfect for you! Learn everything you need to know about them by test piloting various scenes from popular titles, including naughty ones!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:30 - 23:00 MDT
Macleod E2

21:30 MDT

Synaptic Chaos Theatre - 18+ Only Late Night Show
Synaptic Chaos Theatre goes BLUE! SCT lets loose with no-holds-barred comedy, where good taste is thrown to the curb and no topic is too taboo! Bring ID - you will be carded!

Speakers
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Synaptic Chaos Theatre

Synaptic Chaos Theatre is your friendly neighbourhood geek comedy troupe, specializing in live improv and semi-scripted comedy shows such as "Late Night Dub Fight" and "Doki-Doki Kyuu-Kyuu Challenge"! Formed in 2010 and boasting decades of improv experience amongst its members, SCT... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 21:30 - 23:00 MDT
Main Events

23:00 MDT

Con Horror Stories: Fellowship of the Creeps
Convention Horror Stories has returned! Con Horror Stories is a panel to share stories about weird, funny, creepy, and downright ridiculous things that occur during conventions. Relax and have fun!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 23:00 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:30 MDT
Macleod E1

23:00 MDT

AMV Hell Marathon
Feel like you're missing AMV Hell in your life? We present some of the best segments of AMV Hell and its many imitators, from the 13 years of its existence, marathon style.

Speakers
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Otafest

Otafest
Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community... Read More →


Saturday July 1, 2017 23:00 - Sunday July 2, 2017 01:00 MDT
Macleod E4

23:30 MDT

Anime Hentai Superfight
Come try out superfight - see what kind of risqué powers your favorite anime and hentai characters get involved in!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 23:30 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:30 MDT
Glen 208
 
Sunday, July 2
 

00:00 MDT

Five Nights at Freddy's - Theories and Timelines
New Job? Check. Pizza? Check? An array of psychotic haunted animal robots trying to kill you? Of course!_x000D_
Come find out what Freddy's is all about and discuss what theorists think really happened!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 00:00 - 01:00 MDT
Telus 101 - 102

11:30 MDT

The Dating Game; Anime Edition
The Dating Game is a fun, light-hearted panel where there will be rounds of characters asking questions and choosing from an unknown group of 3 volunteers to see who matches with who best.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 MDT
Glen 208

18:00 MDT

Recent BL Games panels
Do you play yaoi/BL visual novel games? Or maybe you're interested in finding a new one to play later? Come to this interactive panel to find out more! We will talk about more than 20 different entries in the genre.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 18:00 - 19:00 MDT
Macleod E2

19:00 MDT

Ultimate Despair Murder Mystery
Here comes the class trial! Join the cast of Super Dangan Ronpa 2 in this brand new, interactive, despair filled scenario! Can you figure who is the killer?

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 19:00 - 20:00 MDT
Macleod E4