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Friday, July 1
 

12:45pm

Late Comedy Showdown Workshop
Do you think you're funny? Or do you just want a laugh? Either way you're bound to have fun at the Late Comedy Show: Tryouts! Come on in to contend for a spot in the Finals or simply relax with friends.

Friday July 1, 2016 12:45pm - 2:15pm
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2:30pm

Taiko Demo & Workshop
Friday July 1, 2016 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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4:45pm

Cosplay & Convention Careers w/ Aicosu
Are you considering a job related to Cosplay and Conventions? Come and talk to cosplayers in diverse fields (wardrobe assistant, social media, voice acting) to talk about how to break into the work force with your special skills, what the industry is like, how to make a resume and why your skills are valuable!

Speakers
avatar for Aicosu

Aicosu

Aicosu, the couple cosplay team of Sheila & Sylar, have been cosplaying collectively for eight years. With over 100 cosplays made and 50 conventions attended, they focus on bringing more than just cosplays to the community. They are well known for answering any and all questions to... Read More →


Friday July 1, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm
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5:00pm

Everyone Starts Somewhere: Cosplay at Any Level
When it comes to cosplay, there are so many different ways to approach it and sometimes that can be daunting. A panel of veteran cosplayers will discuss the different methods, from closet cosplay, thrift store alterations, crafting everything yourself, commissioning, and what budgeting a costume really means. After all, everyone starts somewhere.

Friday July 1, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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6:00pm

Dance with The Survey Corps Dance Crew
The Survey Corps Dance Crew is dedicated to bringing anime and comics to life through dance, and now you can join in too! Learn to dance with our Sasha and Hanij, and have a meet and greet with the members of the Corps as well.

Friday July 1, 2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Workshop 2 406 AB

6:15pm

'In This Corner of the World' Panel
Friday July 1, 2016 6:15pm - 7:15pm
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9:30pm

Gundam Model Building for Adults (18+)
Gunpla model building for the adults in all of us, presented using mature adult language. Very not kid friendly. But VERY adult friendly. This is a entertaining panel on the how to improve your gunpla skills while not putting you to sleep. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to shower afterwards. And you will make life long friends with people you meet at this panel!

Friday July 1, 2016 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Workshop 2 406 AB
 
Saturday, July 2
 

11:15am

How To Use Pro Manga Tools
Japanese-American artists, Alisa and Chihiro from Copic Markers/Imagination International Inc. and creators of the series iiiAcademy How-to Manga will teach how manga pages are created with I-C Japanese manga drawing tools. Knowing how to use the same tools the pros in Japan work with will help your manga pages come alive.

Saturday July 2, 2016 11:15am - 1:15pm
Workshop 2 406 AB

11:45am

Fit Like a Glove: A Guide to Garment Fitting and Pattern Alterations
Creating a flattering and well-fitting garment is a challenge for all seamstresses. The goal is to mold a two-dimensional paper pattern to a unique three-dimensional body without wrinkles, stress-lines, or pickers in the fabric. Though this panel, J.Hart will address various common fitting challenges, including sloped shoulders, ample busts, and flat derrieres. With hundreds of diagrams, you will learn how to alter a muslin, or toile, for a perfect fit and how to transfer these alterations to the paper pattern. Basic sewing knowledge is recommended for this panel.

Speakers
avatar for Joshua Hart

Joshua Hart

Joshua Hart is the costume designer, fashion designer, model, and commissioner behind J.Hart Design, a brand which he has created to showcase his award-winning work, as well as, to foster knowledge, creativity, and inspiration among the cosplay and fashion communities. With over ten... Read More →


Saturday July 2, 2016 11:45am - 1:15pm
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2:45pm

Posing Like a Pro! w/ Aicosu
So the cosplay’s all finished and it’s time for the con! But wait! Standing in front of the camera is so awkward! Well, we can help! We’ll teach you all the basics of how to strike a pose. Whether it’s with group, a giant prop, as an angry character or a friendly one, we got all the tips you’ll need to get modeling today!

Speakers
avatar for Aicosu

Aicosu

Aicosu, the couple cosplay team of Sheila & Sylar, have been cosplaying collectively for eight years. With over 100 cosplays made and 50 conventions attended, they focus on bringing more than just cosplays to the community. They are well known for answering any and all questions to... Read More →


Saturday July 2, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Workshop 1 404 AB

6:30pm

Polymer Clay 101 - Session 1
What are the essential elements of manga style drawing? Japanese-American artists, Alisa & Chihiro, from Copic Markers/Imagination International and creators of the manga series iiiAcademy will take you step by step through the basics of how to create your own manga characters. The professional tips from Alisa & Chihiro will help the characters you see in your mind characters come to life.

Saturday July 2, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Sunday, July 3
 

11:45am

Namaste Anime
This yoga workshop is an introduction to yoga as a holistic means of health and wellness by connecting the mind, body, and spirit. This workshop is catered to ALL LEVELS and will be covering the basic fundamentals such as breathing techniques and yoga postures. Everyone is welcome and no prior yoga experience is needed. Yoga in cosplay will be fun but not required for this class. :)

Sunday July 3, 2016 11:45am - 1:45pm
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4:45pm

Learn to Play Japanese Mahjong
Seen the Saki and Akagi anime? Ever wanted to learn Japanese Mahjong? Now here's your chance! After this panel you will be able to jump right in and start playing. The Pacific Mahjong League will provide a flyer with free online places to play and free guides. Also, after the presentation we will have a short meet and greet for all players, beginning and advanced to meet up and exchange info to play live tile games within their own locale.

Sunday July 3, 2016 4:45pm - 6:30pm
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5:45pm

Copic Marker Essentials
From choosing paper to inking and coloring, this class gives a basic overview of how to use Copic products for coloring your manga characters. Learn how to pick blending colors, how to color like the pros, and see an airbrush demo. All supplies provided. Arrive early for best seating. Taught by Copic marker guru Marianne Walker.

Sunday July 3, 2016 5:45pm - 7:45pm
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6:45pm

Gundam Model Building for Everyone
Gundam model building panel that is presented in an entertaining fashion for all ages. If you are interested in improving your gunpla building skills, you need to attend this panel. If you want to meet fellow gunpla enthusiast, you need to attend this panel. If you have no idea what gunpla is, but like playing with sharp pointy objects, you need to attend this panel!

Sunday July 3, 2016 6:45pm - 8:45pm
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8:00pm

Polymer Clay 101 - Session 2
Learn how to work with polymer clay by sculpting your own charm with Killer Tentacle Octopus. Ever wanted to work with polymer clay but didn't know where to start? This workshop will go through the basics of how to work with this versatile product. At the end you'll have your own piece to take home. Come join in for this fun class! Clay packets available for the first 60 attendees only.

Sunday July 3, 2016 8:00pm - 9:30pm
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Monday, July 4
 

12:00pm

Cospix Presents Photoshop for Cosplay Photos
Did you take super awesome pics during Anime Expo? Want to know how to make them even MORE awesome with Adobe's Lightroom and Photoshop tools? Well, you're in luck! Vince, the founder of Cospix is here to save the day with his decade of experience in convention and cosplay photography and editing skills!

Monday July 4, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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12:45pm

Self-Publishing 101
Ever wanted to publish your own book or manga? Come and learn about the wonderful world of self-publishing and get your questions answered about writing, editing, distributing, and marketing.

Monday July 4, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
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2:00pm

Introduction to the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)
Did you ever thought about wanting to live and work in Japan? Are you willing to share your language and culture to the Japanese people and vise versa? Then you may want to consider the JET Program. Come attend our panel to learn more about this wonderful program and on how to apply. JET alumni and the JET Coordinator will be present to tell stories of their experiences and explain more in detail about what the program entails.

Monday July 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Workshop 1 404 AB

2:30pm

How To Draw Manga And Portfolio Review
Monday July 4, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Workshop 2 406 AB