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Friday, June 30
 

11:00

Anime Jeopardy Contest
Want to test your knowledge for fun and prizes and prove how much of an otaku you really are? Get chosen from the audience and compete for the right to be called the ultimate Anime Jeopardy champion!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 11:00 - 13:00
Macleod E1

11:30

Channel A
Based on the hit party game, Channel A Studios is changing their broadcast lineup again. Find out what new series are on the horizon and help pitch new ideas for the next hit anime!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 11:30 - 13:00
Telus 103

12:00

Idol Conversation
What is an Idol? If you've ever asked yourself this question, look no further for the answers you seek.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Telus 104 - 106

12:00

All About Fantasy Cosplay
Best place to get elf ears? What's with lace front wigs? Is leatherworking as intimidating as it looks? And how DO you play the Game of Thrones? Answers are here, noble cosplayer!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 12:00 - 13:30
Macleod E3

12:30

Amiibo tournament BRAWL IN THE FAMILY
Got an amiibo with sick moves ? Well then... SHOW ME YOUR MOVES! The amiibo Tournament is back and ready for another year of hard knocks - there will be stock Amiibos available too so everyone can play!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 12:30 - 13:30
Telus 101 - 102

13:30

Crossplay Pageant
The Crossplay Pageant is a 2-round contest for crossplayers._x000D_
Round 1 will have an introduction and a Q&A from our judges followed by a Talent Show; Round 2 is a mystery round involving improv!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Telus 103

13:30

Gender and You
Come join as we discuss a variety of transgender characters in fictional media, the importance of representation, and how it affects us.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Macleod E1

13:30

Kpop Crash Course 2.0
Its time to dust off those dancing shoes again! Its back! Get ready to experience some more k-pop, and if dance isn't your thing? Don't worry! Come, watch, and listen to some of your favorite songs!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 13:30 - 15:00
Telus 104 - 106

14:00

LIGHT NOVELS 101: AN INTRODUCTION TO LIGHT NOVELS
What's a light novel? Interested to find out another source for anime other than manga and games? Come on by and we'll show you the ropes.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
Macleod E3

14:00

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
Telus 101 - 102

15:00

Viktuuri Hour with YOI (Yuri On Ice)
Come spend a fun filled hour with Yurio, Yuri and of course Viktor. Games, Q and A and Truth and Dare, what happens when they leave Asia to do an event in Canada?

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Telus 103

15:30

World of Worbla: From Pattern to Paint
An in-depth guide to using Worbla, from pattern to paint! Come by to learn the ins and outs of one of the most beloved crafting mediums in cosplay.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 15:30 - 16:30
Macleod E2

15:30

Foam Sword Tournament
Display your strength and wits! Gear will be provided, random participants can fight after the main events - first come, first serve, and may the best triumph!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 15:30 - 17:00
Telus 104 - 106

16:30

Fire Emblem Wars 2; The Reckoning
Welcome back to another Waifu/Husbando war with Robin and Orochi as your hosts! Support your faves, learn all about characters and maybe play a few games as well!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
Telus 103

17:30

Overwatch Training Camp
Throughout this panel, we'll be playing different drama/improv games led by your favourite Overwatchinstructors for prizes!_x000D_
Get your fighting face on, we're all soldiers now.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 17:30 - 19:00
Telus 104 - 106

18:00

Join Us: Ouran High School Host Club!
Join us! Come enjoy some mini games, re-enactions, trivia, and truth or dare with none other than your favourite hosts while savouring some warm drinks and delicious sweets!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Telus 103

19:00

CON-SURVIVAL 101
Curious about the convention scene? Look no further; we've got some tips on how you can get the most out of your weekend shenanigans!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 19:00 - 20:30
Macleod E2

19:30

Iron Cosplay Scanvanger Hunt
Feeling creative? Come make a cosplay out of random supplies with your team! Send your cosplayer on a scavanger hunt and see just how well your cosplay holds up!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 19:30 - 20:30
Telus 104 - 106

19:30

Kingdom Hearts Trivia
Think you know everything about Kingdom Hearts? Come on down and pit yourself against other fans.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 19:30 - 20:30
Telus 103

19:30

RWBY world of Remnant trivia white fang take over
Come enjoy some RWBY trivia with guest characters from the show. You think you know RWBY? Come and prove it !

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 19:30 - 20:30
Macleod E1

20:30

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
Macleod E3

21:00

An Introduction to Kenji Miyazawa
Explore the life of Japan's beloved poet and fairytale writer Kenji Miyazawa through anime based on his works, including a dramatic reading of one of his stories.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - 22:00
Macleod E1

21:00

Introduction to Crossplay
Introduction to crossplay and different ways to go about it!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - 22:00
Macleod E2

21:00

Zumba u'sba
Join members of u'sical Rush as we dance along to many different J-Pop songs. A fun way to mix exercise and Japanese music together!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - 22:00
Telus 104 - 106

21:00

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
Telus 103

21:00

Two Rooms and a Boom
Two Rooms and a Boom is a party game of social interaction and deduction. Can your team win or will it go Boom?

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 21:00 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Macleod A1

22:00

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
Macleod E3

22:30

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
Macleod E1

22:30

K-Pop Random Dance Play
K-Pop? At my anime convention… again?! Started at Animethon, we have now made our way to Otafest! Come join us for a fun hour filled with a whole lot of dancing!

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:30 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Telus 104 - 106

22:30

Late night Karaoke
Sing your heart out in late night Karaoke! Support Otafest's charity! What do you have to lose?

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:30 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Telus 101 - 102

22:30

Otafest @ Night
Based on the hit Comedy Central show @Midnight, anime and social media come together for a hilarious show of unsuspected surprises, funny pictures and crazy videos. Laugh and have lots fun @Night.

Speakers

Friday June 30, 2017 22:30 - Saturday July 1, 2017 00:00
Telus 103

22:30

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
Macleod E2

23:30

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
Macleod E3

00:30

Salty Bet Live (All Ages Welcome!)
You've seen Salty Bet online - watched fights, experienced the taste of glorious wins and salty tears of defeat. We do it LIFE with randomized match-ups from over 2000 characters using cold hard Monopoly cash. Who will fight? Who will win? Will you walk out a Monopoly baller or salty loser? Come find out at Salty Bet Live!

Correction: Our printed guidebook has this event listed as 18+.  It is in fact open to all ages!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 00:30 - 01:30
Macleod E1
 
Saturday, July 1
 

10:00

Otaku High- Web Series Pilot Screening and Q & A
This panel is a screening for the locally-produced web series pilot of Otaku High. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with series creator Eric Stroppel.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:00 - 11:00
Glen 203 - 204

10:30

Anime Scene It!
I'll take a potato chip and EAT IT. If you can recognize an anime scene like that see if you can crush the competition as you try complete against others to identify anime scenes the fastest.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Macleod E3

10:30

Living and Teaching in Japan
Jessica has spent one year living and teaching English in Japan. Are you curious about doing the same? Do you like hearing stories from those who have lived abroad? This is the panel for you!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Telus 101 - 102

10:30

Wheel of Anime
The wheel is back! This anime-themed Wheel of Fortune has returned with new puzzles and the custom wheel that will have everyone wanting to take it for a spin.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 10:30 - 12:00
Macleod E2

11:00

Inu-Brothers Q&A
Come join Inuyasha and Sesshoumaru in a Q&A! Ask the brothers about their adventures and their lives before, during, and after their feudal fairytale, or dare the doggy duo to perform a trick or two!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 11:00 - 12:00
Telus 103

11:30

Cosplay Weapons and props 101
Ever wondered how to make a certain prop, or why your prop was fine at one convention only to be banned at the next? Join us to discuss and learn about props and conventions.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 11:30 - 12:30
Glen 203 - 204

12:00

Anime Dragon's Den
Think you got a great idea for an anime series? Pitch it to the Dragons; an elite panel of Investors, who, in reality have zero credentials whatsoever. Only THEY stand between you and your dream venture… but only if the concept is so good…or so bad?

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Glen 209

12:00

Anime Through the Ages
Like history and anime? Want to learn about the shifts in demographics, anime booms, and the history of anime conventions? Then this is the panel for you!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Telus 101 - 102

12:00

Introduction to Ensemble Stars
Do you love idols and spending all your time playing mobile games? Then Ensemble Stars may be the game for you! Join two of the shining stars of Yumenosaki to learn more about the series and more fun!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Macleod E3

12:00

Seika High's Summer Festival
Welcome to Seika High! Join Misaki, Takumi, and others, play fun festival games, win prizes, plus a Q&A and photos! It's going to be a day you won't forget!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Glen 208

12:30

Truth or Dare with Muse! : Silver Start!
Come join us for questions and dancing with the idol group Muse from Love Live. Have fun with us playing truth or dare! Hosting will be the new cosplay and dance group Silver Start!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 12:30 - 13:30
Telus 103

13:00

Um, Actually...
Otaku are passionate about a lot of things. But there's one thing that they love more than anything else, and that is correcting people. This is "Um, Actually" the competition for nerdy corrections.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:00 - 14:00
Glen 203 - 204

13:30

Kpop 101
For new Korean pop music fans having trouble figuring out what the heck is going on or older fans looking for a new group: We're here to help you!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Telus 101 - 102

13:30

Stories from the Other Side
Join Brendan the Otafest Medic as he tells tales of woe and wonder from his convention adventures in Emergency Management. You'll be dazzled as he regales the audience with tales such as the mysterious zucchini.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Glen 208

13:30

Video Game Scene It!
Our princess is in another castle! If you think you can recognize classic and modern video game moments then come compete against others for the Video Game Scene It! title.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 13:30 - 14:30
Macleod E3

14:00

Cosplay for Broke Folks
Wanna cosplay but think it's too expensive? Well it doesn't have to be! Learn some tips from two people who've been there and done that.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
Telus 103

15:00

Advanced Cosplay Electronics
We'll be talking about some of the basics in electronic circuitry for use in cosplay, with insight on all the tips and tricks of making a functional circuit in your costumes.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Macleod E3

15:00

ARTISTS HATE HIM: 1 evil trick to git gud designing OCs (do not steal) and make better ART!
While art and design is seen as one of those things as having "no shortcuts ", there are, in fact many techniques and dare I say, shortcuts, to becomming a better artist and designer! Let's all learn from each other's failures and have an active discussion on the little things that we can do (tonight) for the big gains in our OCs/ fanart/original works!

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Macleod E2

15:00

Basics of Armour 101
A basic introductory panel explaining and outlining basic ideas, details and simple ways to start your way into building cosplay armour!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Telus 101 - 102

15:00

Anime Name Game
It's the anime version of Celebrity Name Game, with some fun twists.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 16:30
Macleod E1

15:00

On the Mic Voice Over Adventure 1
Ever wondered what it is like to actually dub an anime? Join seasoned voice over professionals in an interactive panel in which you and room participants will learn the basics of dubbing. Participation of attendees is mandatory!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:00 - 17:00
Glen 208

15:30

Anime Name That Tune
Think you can name your favourite anime openings and endings? Well then test your reflexes and wits against others for prizes in the ultimate musical showdown!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 15:30 - 16:30
Telus 103

16:30

A Song of Ice and Fire / Game of Thrones
Come discuss popular and obscure fan theories with other fans. Compare the books versus the television show and participate in a general Q&A.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
Macleod E3

16:30

Mix and Mingler
Start the summer off right by mingling with some amazing people who love Japanese culture as much as you!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
Glen 209

16:30

Full moon Festival: An Introduction to Tsukiuta
Join us in the moonlight festival where we introduce you to the world of Tsukiuta! _x000D_
A series about EVEN MORE idols that collabs with famous vocaloid producers and each representing the 12 months.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:30 - 18:00
Macleod E2

16:30

Husbando Hour
An anime and videogame-based game show where participants must compete for their favourite "Husbandos", rising to the top and claiming the title of of "Ultimate Husbando" for prizes!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 16:30 - 18:00
Telus 101 - 102

17:00

Fake Artist goes to Otafest
Based on a popular Japanese game, players take turns collectively drawing a picture but one doesn't know what the drawing is supposed to be. Can the fake artist hide the fact or will they get caught?

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 17:00 - 18:30
Macleod E1

17:00

Got Milk? ~ A HaiQ&A story
Come to our Haikyuu panel! Q&A and games for prizes - it'll be all GWAH and BOW and stuff!!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 17:00 - 18:30
Telus 103

18:00

Can YOU Survive the Imperial Demon Army
Do you think you have what it takes to survive the Imperial Demon Army from Seraph of the End? Compete head to head to become a part of the Imperial Demon Army and take down the vampires!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Glen 209

18:00

One Punch Man
Come chat about the the popular anime series One-Punch Man and learn about the manga and webcomic!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Macleod E3

18:30

A Silent Voice: Sign & Speak
Known as Koe no Katachi in Japan, A Silent Voice features a deaf protagonist and extensive use of Japanese sign language. The rookie manga presents accurate deaf representation to the world.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Telus 101 - 102

18:30

Japanification Identification
We've all seen the funny and weird commercials that come out of Japan at times but the question is: “Can you identify the product by ad content alone?”

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Macleod E2

19:00

Anime Things
Things you wouldn't expect to find in a Gundam. Things Speed Racer also has for accessories. Even Things you never suspected Naruto to use as a weapon. Come check out all our Anime Things!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 19:00 - 20:30
Telus 103

19:00

Puns and Determination
A Fun,Q & A panel based around Undertale with games and prizes. (and possibly memes)

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 19:00 - 20:30
Macleod E1

19:30

Basics of Japanese Language and Culture
Teaches the basics of Japanese such as pronunciation, basic sentences and vocabulary, prefixes, numbers, body language (such as proper bowing and what NOT to do with chopsticks) and regional holidays.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 19:30 - 20:30
Macleod E3

19:30

Cosplay Dating Game
Find the love of your life in our cosplay dating panel! Answer questions from our lovely bachelorettes and pray you get picked!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 19:30 - 20:30
Glen 209

19:30

Monster hunter open season!
Come swing by and hunt with your fellow hunters from across Alberta!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 19:30 - 21:00
Glen 208

20:00

Korean Martial Arts Through History
More than just modern taekwondo, Korea has a deep and fascinating martial history. Learn about the roots of Korean martial arts, how they changed through history, and discover other modern Korean arts

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
Telus 101 - 102

20:00

Lolita Fashion 101
Interested in Lolita fashion? Come learn more about the style and the secret life of a Lolita.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
Macleod E2

21:00

Disney Sing-Along!
Come one, come all, and sing along with your favorite Disney songs!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:00 - 22:00
Macleod E3

21:00

Anime Caption This
Pictures, screenshots, cels, photobombs, and so much more. Get ready to caption some hilarious and awkward pictures in Anime Caption This!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:00 - 22:30
Macleod E1

21:00

Hetalia World Conference
Speed running games, quizzes, and Ask The Countries! A fun and engaging panel for any Hetalia fan!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:00 - 22:30
Telus 103

21:00

Sailormoon Werewolf
Sailor Moon Werewolf is back! Can the Sailor Scouts save the day or will the Negaverse rule all?

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:00 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:00
Macleod A1

21:30

A Paladin's Guide to the Galaxy
Join the paladins of Voltron as they teach you the ins and outs of surviving in space, as well as answer questions some may have about being the defenders of the universe!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:30 - 22:30
Glen 209

21:30

Zapp's Spaceship of Love: Critical Fail!
Do you like D&D? Do you hate D&D? Do you not care either way and just see a bunch of nerds embarrass themselves? Come join the Spaceship of Love crew as they take you through an interactive adventure!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 21:30 - 22:30
Telus 101 - 102

21:30

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
Glen 208

21:30

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
Macleod E2

22:00

The Life Cycle of an Idol
Have you ever wanted to be an idol or been curious about how the Japanese idol industry works? Come learn about the lifespan of an idol, from the birth of a star to the symbolic death of graduation.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 22:00 - 23:00
Glen 203 - 204

22:30

Top Anime Series!
Get ready to defend your favourite anime series! Join us as we nominate, argue and discuss the top anime series of all time!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 22:30 - 23:30
Macleod E3

23:00

RFA Party
Join the Mystic Messenger crew through an interactive improv adventure! Will you get the good or bad ending? It's all up to you.

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 23:00 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:30
Telus 103

23:00

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
Macleod E1

23:30

Jackbox Games with Otafest
Let's play party videogames with the Otafest crew! Whether it's trivia, mad libs, or straight-up deceit, it's all about getting the most points for the WIN!

Speakers

Saturday July 1, 2017 23:30 - Sunday July 2, 2017 00:30
Macleod E2

23:30

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
Glen 208

00:00

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
Telus 101 - 102
 
Sunday, July 2
 

10:00

Anime Fans in the Professional Workplace
How students and professionals in the workplace handle being in the anime/manga fandom; how to balance school/work with podcasting, cosplaying, and attending conventions.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 10:00 - 11:00
Macleod E2

10:30

Anime Kahoot: Test Your Anime Knowledge
Answer questions showing off your knowledge of anime, play against your friends and see who can answer the question the quickest.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 10:30 - 11:30
Macleod E3

11:00

Ai's Beach Party
Come join in the fun with your 5 favourite idols at Ai's Beach Party! Play Truth or Dare with Hiroomi, Limbo with Mirai, and win prizes with Ai, Akihito and Mitsuki!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 12:00
Telus 103

11:00

The Top 5 Secrets to Being an Artist!
Want to know what professional artists are doing that makes their work stand out from the rest?

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 12:00
Telus 101 - 102

11:00

Anime Wits and Wagers
Think you know a lot about anime? Wanna bet on it? Anime Wits & Wagers is back again with more trivia and bigger gambles. It's going to be fun, you can bet on it!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 12:30
Glen 209

11:00

Tokusatsu: Spandex Defects & Latex Rejects
An introduction to tokusatsu, the Japanese art of live-action special effects films and TV dramas that has gained international notice, often involving transforming heroes and/or giant monsters. A brief history of tokusatsu will be followed by an overview of currently running/recently aired series of the various flagship franchises (such as Kamen Rider and Ultraman), along with clips being played. There will be an open discussion of several topics ranging from homages in other media to the future of the industry, as well as a few games and group activities.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:00 - 12:30
Glen 203 - 204

11:30

Medabots Dual 101
Learn how to play Medabots Dual and face your friends in combat.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 11:30 - 12:30
Macleod E2

11:30

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
Glen 208

12:00

5 Star Review: Finding High Quality Wigs on eBay
Want to save money on wigs but are wary of shopping online? Come learn everything you need to know from two self-proclaimed eBay champions and win prizes if the (eBay) price is right!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Macleod E3

12:30

Creation of a Character: beginners course.
Creating a good character can be difficult for use in D&D/LARP/writing. We'll look at the different tropes you can apply to your character and make them genuinely interesting.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 12:30 - 13:30
Telus 101 - 102

12:30

Voiceover - Voicing the World
What is it like to be a voice talent around the world? _x000D_
_x000D_
An introduction to international voiceover and why your accent and language is no longer a barrier.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 12:30 - 13:30
Telus 103

13:00

Anime EDGE
Anime EDGE is back with more insanity than before. Imagine if you combined End of Evangelion with Azumanga Daioh, with a heavy dose of Excel Saga, and then shot of out Pinkie Pie's party cannon into a blender.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 13:00 - 14:30
Glen 209

13:30

Dance Dance Revolution!
Revisit the rhythm-based arcade classic that ate through your rolls of quarters since 1998! We've got hundreds of songs to play through! (No quarters required, please leave your shoes at the door.)

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 13:30 - 15:00
Macleod E3

14:00

IDOLiSH7: Setting a New Stage for Male Idol Series
Learn about IDOLiSH7 and what sets it apart from other male idol mobile games. With character design by Arina Tanemura, dynamic plot, and an industry-focused perspective, you wont be disappointed!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
Telus 101 - 102

14:00

Mystery Flavour Challenge
Do YOU like eating and the unexpected? This is the place for you! Try to guess the flavour of the snacks. If you guess incorrectly, there will be a fun challenge awaiting. Prizes for all contestants.

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Sunday July 2, 2017 14:00 - 15:30
Telus 103

14:30

On the Mic Voice Over Adventure 2
Ever wondered what it is like to actually dub an anime? Join seasoned voice over professionals in an interactive panel in which you and room participants will learn the basics of dubbing. Participation of attendees is mandatory!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 14:30 - 16:30
Glen 208

15:00

Guess that video game song
Guess That Videogame Song is back again with some new twists! Get your gamer knowledge ready, see how many you can name, and win epic prizes!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Glen 209

15:00

Zapp's Spaceship of Love: How to Panel!
Ever wanted to host a panel, but don't know how to talk to girls, let alone people? Come join our panel experts and hear how they routinely put on panels in front of audiences of 1000 strong!

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Sunday July 2, 2017 15:00 - 16:00
Macleod E2

15:30

Family Feud
Think you know the anime community? Come test your knowledge and prove that your con family knows more than the other team!

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Sunday July 2, 2017 15:30 - 16:30
Macleod E3

15:30

Lolita Fashion Show
Interested in Lolita Fashion? Come see our beautiful models showcase a variety of what the culture has to offer!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 15:30 - 17:00
Telus 101 - 102

16:30

Male Idol & Musical Live
Male Idol Japanese anime and games started getting popular since Uta no Prince-sama. Join us to experience 13 different anime and games about male idols/musicals!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 16:30 - 17:30
Macleod E2

17:00

Evolution of Memes
Memes have a history that reach beyond the conception of the internet. Learn about how our ancestors being memers helped humankind evolve to where it is today.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 17:00 - 18:00
Macleod E3

17:00

Kofuku's Picnic Party
All you half-phantoms out there, head on down to Kofuku's picnic party! We got lots of snacks, prizes and fun games for everyone! We will be playing lots of games and doing a Q/A!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 17:00 - 18:00
Telus 103

17:30

Cosplay and Anime Trends in Alberta
Come join me for some fun as we have a in depth conversation about cosplay and anime trends in Alberta.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 17:30 - 18:30
Macleod E4

17:30

Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle Tips & Discussion
Learn about the Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle mobile game! From basic strategies to live demos, learn how to become the best in the Universe!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 17:30 - 18:30
Telus 101 - 102

17:30

Make Bento Banzai Great Again
Bento Banzai is YUGE! Spicest, sourest, bitterest, it's the best. We know we host the best food gameshow. We know you'll love it. Other food gameshows are just hard-working, unsuccessful circuses. Sad!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 17:30 - 18:30
Glen 203 - 204

18:00

Convention Horror Stories (PG)
Got a convention horror story you wanna tell to the world? Wanna hear other's daring tales of misadventure? Then this is the panel for you!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Glen 209

18:00

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
Macleod E2

18:30

So you wanna make a webcomic?
Ever wondered what it takes to publish a successful webcomic? Achiru has been a webcomic creator for thirteen years and she's here to share her web wisdom with you.

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Macleod E3

19:00

Kpop Appreciation Hour
Play and watch K-Pop games, videos, and hang out with other fans!

Speakers

Sunday July 2, 2017 19:00 - 20:00
Glen 203 - 204

19:00

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?

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