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Friday, September 18
 

9:00am

Revolutionary Girl Utena 1-2 (Right Stuf International)

"Never lose that strength or nobility, even when you grow up." When Utena was just a child and in the depths of sorrow, she found salvation in those words. They were the words of a prince, who wrapped her in his rose-scented embrace and bestowed upon her both a ring and the promise that it would lead her to him again. She never forgot the encounter. In fact, she was so impressed that she aspired to be like the prince and also help those in need.

Now a spirited teenager, Utena attends the prestigious Ohtori Academy. However, her strong sense of chivalry soon places her at odds with the school's student council and thrusts her into a series of mysterious and dangerous duels against its members. -Right Stuf


Friday September 18, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Bayside B

10:00am

Boytoys - BJD Meetup and Photos
Get together with fellow Balljointed Doll enthusiasts! Catch up on new dolls, take photos of your dolls with new friends in very compromising positions, and demonstrate why you love these resin boys so much.

Speakers
avatar for Anneke Rose

Anneke Rose

'Anneke Rose' is not my real name, but my Online name. If you don't know who I am, check photos of me to refresh your memory.


Friday September 18, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Harbour B

10:00am

Haikyu!! 1-2 (Sentai Filmworks)
Hinata Shoyo may be small but he more than makes up for it with willpower! Hoping to become the next big name in volleyball, Hinata takes to the court in middle school only to be shot down in his first match by “King of the Court” Tobio Kageyama. Now Hinata is in high school, and he’s more determined than ever to join the school’s team and prove his worth! But when Tobio resurfaces as a teammate, they will have to learn to play together if they want to make it to the championship. -Sentai Filmworks

Friday September 18, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside B

11:00am

Noragami 1-2 (Funimation)
Yato may just be a minor god now, but he’s determined to make it big and he’s got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don’t seem to be going his way. He doesn’t have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he’s got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever. -Funimation

Friday September 18, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside B

11:00am

Social Hour With YaoiCon's Social Media Team
Natasha and Melina will have a Q&A, video, game, etc and get feedback from YaoiCon attendees.

Speakers

Friday September 18, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Harbour B

12:00pm

DRAMAtical Murder 1-2 (Sentai Filmworks)
When Aoba Seragaki is drawn into the shady underworld that surrounds the popular virtual game Rhyme, the universe that he thought he knew falls apart. If déjà vu describes the sensation of experiencing something that you think you may have done before, what is it called when other people seem to recognize you for doing things that you don't remember doing? -Sentai Filmworks

Friday September 18, 2015 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Bayside B

12:00pm

VIP Royal Tea
Friday September 18, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Scalini Room

12:00pm

Dealers' Hall
Friday September 18, 2015 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Grand Peninsula ABC Dealer's Hall

1:00pm

Free! 1-2 (Crunchyroll)
Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water - loved swimming. In elementary school, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa attended the same swimming class together. Time passed, and as Haruka was living an uneventful high school life, he suddenly encountered Rin again. Rin challenged Haruka to a race and showed him how much stronger he had become. Soon enough, Makoto and Nagisa also rejoined the group, and along with a new classmate, Ryugazaki Rei, they established the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club. -Crunchyroll

Friday September 18, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside B

1:30pm

Swap Meet
Friday September 18, 2015 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Regency Ballroom AB

2:00pm

Pimp Your Fandom

Have a show, series, fanfic, pairing, or whatever else that you wish more people were into, or if just looking for a new fandom to get into, then come to ‘Pimp Your Fandom’.  We’ll talk about what makes things so great and what you’re missing out on, and where to find it all.


Speakers
avatar for Anneke Rose

Anneke Rose

'Anneke Rose' is not my real name, but my Online name. If you don't know who I am, check photos of me to refresh your memory.


Friday September 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Harbour B

2:00pm

Karneval 1-2 (Funimation)
Armed with only an abandoned bracelet as a clue, Nai searches for someone dear to him. After a run in with a pick-pocket named Gareki, the two find themselves involved in a government set-up that leaves them wanted criminals. Desperate and on-the-run, Nai and Gareki turn to the country’s most powerful defense organization – “Circus” – for help. -FUNimation

Friday September 18, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside B

3:00pm

How to Write a Yaoi Novel and Publish It!

Novelists from Yaoi Revolution will take you on a tour of their creative/maddening process of writing a yaoi illustrated novel. How to conceive a concept, create characters and plot, and most importantly - GET IT FINISHED! We will also discuss the pros and cons of print vs digital publishing and how to find the right market for your books.



Friday September 18, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Harbour B

3:00pm

Tiger & Bunny 1-2 (Viz Media)
The city of Stern Bild is protected by corporate superheroes known as NEXT, who fight crime while promoting their sponsors on the popular show “HERO TV.” Veteran hero Wild Tiger relies on his years of experience and instincts to fight crime, but his tendency to destroy public property for the sake of protecting the lives of the innocent has earned him the nickname “Crusher for Justice.” Now, under orders from his new employer, Wild Tiger finds himself forced to team up with Barnaby Brooks Jr., a rookie with an attitude. Two polar opposites work to fight evil in this thrilling buddy-hero action series! -VIZ

Friday September 18, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside B

4:00pm

Yaoi vs Bara: What's the BIG Difference?

We all know about yaoi hands, but have you heard about bara biceps? We'll talk about what the major differences are between yaoi and bara, some of the different tropes, how they're similar, and how they're different! Each genre has a lot to offer, and they each take one essential subject (gay eye candy!) and run with it in very different ways- let's get to know them... intimately.


Speakers

Friday September 18, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harbour B

4:00pm

Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 1-2 (Crunchyroll)
Ritsu Onodera quit working for his father’s company and transferred to work at the publishing company, Marukawa Shoten. To his dismay, he's assigned to edit shojo manga in which he has no interest or experience. He works with a strict boss, Takano, that he has trouble getting along with from the beginning. But, Onodera later discovers that he knows Takano from his past... -Crunchyroll

Friday September 18, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayside B

4:30pm

AMV Contest
Friday September 18, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Regency Ballroom C

5:00pm

YaoiCon Anthology Process

Learn all about the Yaoi-con Anthology from selection process to the finished product. Walk away with tips to help you have a success submission.


Speakers

Friday September 18, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Harbour B

5:00pm

Loveless 1-2 (Media Blasters)
Twelve-year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka eventually discovers that Soubi and Seimei used to be a fighting pair, whereby Soubi was the "Fighter" and Seimei was the "Sacrifice". Now that Seimei is gone, Ritsuka has inherited Soubi, who will become his "Fighter". After learning that Seimei was killed by an organisation known as the "Seven Moons", Ritsuka decides to investigate into his brother's death, with the sometimes useless help of Soubi, along the way. -Anime News Network

Friday September 18, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bayside B

6:00pm

Uta no Prince-sama 1-2 (Sentai Filmworks)
When Haruka gets the chance to take the entrance exam for Saotome Academy for the Performing Arts, it seems as though she’s one step closer to her dream of composing songs for her favorite singer, Hayato. However, this is no gleeful high school musical experience, and Haruka’s hiding a dreadful secret that may silence her musical ambitions forever. And even if she does get into Saotome, the competition will be more brutal than going on Japan’s Top Idol! -Sentai Filmworks

Friday September 18, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bayside B

7:00pm

Love Stage!! 1-2 (Crunchyroll)
Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. His father is a singer, his mother an artist, his older brother the lead vocalist for the popular band Crashers. Izumi himself, however, is just a nerdy college student. He loves the manga "Magical Girl Lala Lulu" and dreams of becoming a manga writer himself. One day he is roped into filming a commercial where he wears a dress. Another actor on the set, Ryoma Ichijo, mistakes him for a woman and falls in love at first sight. As it turns out, though, they met ten years in the past. And Ryoma feelings don't change when he finds out Izumi is a boy. -Crunchyroll

Friday September 18, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bayside B

7:00pm

7:30pm

Opening Ceremonies
Friday September 18, 2015 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG

8:00pm

No. 6 1-2 (Sentai Filmworks)
In the near future, most of mankind now lives in a handful of city states. There, for the privileged elite, life should be perfect. But for young Shion, life has become a nightmare since letting a strange boy spend the night in his apartment. Banished to the outskirts of the city, Shion now finds himself in worse danger as his inquiry into a new series of mysterious deaths results in his being arrested on suspicion of murder! Now, on the run, the two young men have only one chance at survival. -Sentai Filmworks

Friday September 18, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bayside B

8:00pm

Bishounen Bingo
Friday September 18, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG

9:00pm

Embracing Love: A Cicada in Winter 1-2 (Media Blasters)
During the late Tokugawa period, tensions between the bakufu and Chōshū clan are rising due to arguments over how to deal with foreigners in Japan. However, unlike the rest of the Chōshū clan members, Touma Kusaka wants Japan to develop good relations with foreign nations. To achieve this, he attempts to learn English behind his clan's back. A man named Keiichirou Akizuki decides to become Kusaka's teacher, but their relationship soon grows into something stronger, despite the fact that Akizuki works for Kusaka's clan's enemy, the Tokugawa bakufu. -Anime News Network

Friday September 18, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bayside B

10:00pm

Junjou Romantica Season 1 1-2 (Right Stuf Entertainment)

Three very different couples caught up in a storm of pure romance!

Romantica: Misaki is struggling to prepare for his college entrance exams, so his brother arranges for a private tutor. But Misaki's nightmare is just beginning when his tutor, Usami, comes on to him! How will Misaki ever manage to pass his exam? And why does he feel so mysteriously drawn to Usami?

Egoist: Just when Kamijou's life is at its lowest, he has a chance meeting with a man who never lets anything hold him back: Nowaki. His name means "typhoon," and he's about to take Kamijou on a whirlwind ride that will turn everything upside-down.

Terrorist: Miyagi always seems to shrug off the cares of the world with a joke and a smile, but even he has problems, although he doesn't let them show. Foremost is Shinobu, a relentless young man who's adamant that they're destined to be together. -Right Stuf


Friday September 18, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bayside B

11:00pm

K 1-2 (VIZ Media)
From GoHands, the studio that brought you the cyberpunk anime film series Mardock Scramble, and the enigmatic writers’ collective GoRA Project comes K, the newest original anime series of 2012. Set in a world where history has taken a slightly different course from the one we’re familiar with, K follows the story of a young boy whose life is caught in a psychic war between seven kings. Yashiro Isana, also known as Shiro, is wanted for a crime he has no recollection of committing. He finds himself being hunted by the groups Homura, led by Mikoto Suoh, “The Red King,” and Scepter 4, led by Reisi Munakata, “The Blue King.” While on the run, a young man named Kuroh Yatogami helps him. This fated encounter will change Shiro’s life forever. -VIZ

Friday September 18, 2015 11:00pm - Saturday September 19, 2015 12:00am
Bayside B

12:00am

The Captain's Sing-Along
Saturday September 19, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Regency Ballroom C
 
Saturday, September 19
 

9:00am

The Animation Process and Cel Collecting - The Yaoi Edition
I have been a yaoi fan since 1997 and a Cel Collector since 2002!  I wanted to combine these lovely things into a technical panel with some examples from shows that have a Shonen-ai slant!  

I will go through the animation process quickly first and then use examples from the shows I collect: Saiyuki (Sanzo/Goku & Hakkai/Gojyo), Loveless (Soubi/Ritsuka), Cardcaptor Sakura (Yuki/Yue/Toya)... And more!!  

I also have a couple door prizes to raffle off to
Panel attendees!

Speakers
avatar for Jadeduo

Jadeduo

Yaoi and Cels... and more recently Sketches ^_^;; I collect a lot of series that are more on the Shonen-ai side, but have been trying to find the more risque series although this seems to be harder :( You can find me haunting Rubberslug.com and the http://www.anime-beta.com... Read More →


Saturday September 19, 2015 9:00am - 9:30am
Harbour A

9:00am

Hetalia: Paint It, White! (FUNimation)
It’s totally the end of the world in Hetalia Axis Powers: Paint it, White! This full-length flick brings all your fave boys together in modern times with one goal: Drop the bro-hammer on some alien invaders! -FUNimation

Saturday September 19, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Bayside B

9:00am

Artist Alley
Saturday September 19, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Regency Ballroom AB

10:00am

50 Shades of NO! Getting BDSM Right in Yaoi

Despite the book sales and box office the BDSM in 50 Shades and in a lot of yaoi manga and anime is not right. Fantasy, fans say. While that is true, these are the most imitated actions in fiction. Most who end up in the lifestyle came from fans of the fiction. Learn how to get it right and make it hot to read or practice from a real life Dominatrix author. We're looking for demo volunteers!


Speakers
avatar for DL Warner

DL Warner

Editrix, Sybaritic Press


Saturday September 19, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Harbour B

10:00am

The Female Gaze

What is the female gaze? The male gaze gives us entertainment from a man’s point of view, with men as the heroes and protagonists and women relegated to supporting roles and sexy-girl characters.  Yaoi is an exception—stories made by women for the female gaze. But the female gaze isn’t just about women regarding men as sex objects as they do us; it’s about seeing ourselves as heroes.  This moderated open discussion will be a safe space to talk about the female gaze in the context of what we as women would love to see in manga and comic books, movies and TV. As readers and consumers of entertainment, and as creators of entertainment, we have choices. Our dollars speak at the box office. If women controlled Hollywood, what kind of movies would we see on the big screen?


Speakers
avatar for Jan Suzukawa

Jan Suzukawa

Jan Suzukawa is a m/m romance author and freelance manga/light novel editor.


Saturday September 19, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Harbour A

10:00am

Dealers' Hall
Closed from 1pm-2pm

Saturday September 19, 2015 10:00am - 6:00pm
Grand Peninsula ABC Dealer's Hall

10:30am

This Boy Caught a Merman (Sentai Filmworks)
When a picture of his late grandfather falls into the ocean, Shima jumps in after it without thinking. Nearly drowning, he is saved by a very perfect stranger - the young merman Isaki. Shima and Isaki quickly bond in ways neither anticipated. After all, Shima and Isaki aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks but from entirely divergent species, which makes maintaining a long term relationship anything but easy sailing. -Sentai Filmworks

Saturday September 19, 2015 10:30am - 11:00am
Bayside B

10:30am

Basic Knowledge of Posing with Martha Asahi
Join our Industry Guest Martha Asahi for a panel on posing! She'll go through "Friends Posing," "Yaoi Posing," and everyone's favorite, "Super Yaoi Posing"! There will be opportunities for drawing and photo taking.

Saturday September 19, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Regency Ballroom C

11:00am

From Fan to Pro

Based on the book, “Fan To Pro: Leveling Up Your Career With Your Hobbies” by Steven Savage, attendees will get new ways to look at their hobbies to see how they can improve their careers.


Speakers
SS

Steven Savage

Steven Savage is a technology program manager, writer, coach and speaker who goes by the moniker “Geek 2.0 – The Professional Geek”. Steven speaks, coaches, and writes on geeky careers, self-development, culture and creativity. He has created a line of books to help fans turn... Read More →


Saturday September 19, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harbour B

11:00am

Yaoi Cash Cab

In this offbeat game show, players picked up in the Yaoi Cash Cab have to answer yaoi trivia questions with mounting point values before they reach their destination.  If a player answers incorrectly, he is kicked out without any prizes. There are two opportunities to ask the audience for help. Once the player reaches his destination, he can leave the cab with his winnings, or risk them on a more difficult question. A correct answer doubles his winnings; an incorrect answer means he leaves the cab with no prizes at all.


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harbour A

11:00am

Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 3-4 (Crunchyroll)
Ritsu Onodera quit working for his father’s company and transferred to work at the publishing company, Marukawa Shoten. To his dismay, he's assigned to edit shojo manga in which he has no interest or experience. He works with a strict boss, Takano, that he has trouble getting along with from the beginning. But, Onodera later discovers that he knows Takano from his past... -Crunchyroll

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside B

12:00pm

From Script to Page - How to Write Visual Scripts for Artists.

Hosted by:  Yaoi Revolution (with Special Guest Velvet Toucher - Lost in the Snow)

We will take you through the process of writing visual scripts for comic book artists. We will share and show our methods that take us from text to storyboards and line art to final product. Q&A will be welcomed at the end of the presentation!



Saturday September 19, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harbour B

12:00pm

Yaoi in Games

From Mass Effect and Dragon Age to Exalted and Scion, come discuss your favorite games inclusive of the yaoi community!


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harbour A

12:00pm

Hakuoki 1-2 (Sentai Filmworks)
Disguised as a boy, Chizuru Yukimura has come to Kyoto, searching for her missing father. Soon, she stumbles across a battle between the Shinsengumi and the Furies. The Shinsengumi, who are also searching for her father, take her into their custody for safekeeping. However, there are even greater mysteries behind the whereabouts of Chizuru's father, and the Shinsengumi find that the Furies may be the least of their problems in Hakuoki Season 1! -Sentai Filmworks

Saturday September 19, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bayside B

12:30pm

Tateno Makoto Panel
Saturday September 19, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Regency Ballroom C

1:00pm

Publishing a Yaoi/BL Novel

Finally Ready to Publish? Professional Advice on Writing a Book Proposal.
Do you want to go it alone?  Get advice on how to layout a print or ebook.  Learn his to write a synopsis that sells!  Find out how to create a cover that captures readers without getting yanked from Amazon! 


Speakers
avatar for DL Warner

DL Warner

Editrix, Sybaritic Press


Saturday September 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Harbour B

1:00pm

The Other Side of BL

Yaoi manga and anime are a great time, but they're not the only gay media out there. There are a multitude of works both from Japan and native to the West that feature gay romance and the lives of gay men. In this panel, We will discuss bara, slash and webcomics: what they are, how to get them, and why they are your new favorite things. We'll even leave you with recommendations so you can jump right in. So if you've been curious about the world outside of yaoi, let us be your guides!



Saturday September 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Harbour A

1:00pm

Love Stage!! 3-4 (Crunchyroll)
Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. His father is a singer, his mother an artist, his older brother the lead vocalist for the popular band Crashers. Izumi himself, however, is just a nerdy college student. He loves the manga "Magical Girl Lala Lulu" and dreams of becoming a manga writer himself. One day he is roped into filming a commercial where he wears a dress. Another actor on the set, Ryoma Ichijo, mistakes him for a woman and falls in love at first sight. As it turns out, though, they met ten years in the past. And Ryoma feelings don't change when he finds out Izumi is a boy. -Crunchyroll

Saturday September 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside B

1:30pm

June Industry Panel

Come and check out June's acquisitions, plans and announcements for the rest of 2015 and some for 2016. Find out more information about our updated release schedule and future plans for licensing. Get the latest news, trends, and updates about the recent yaoi crowdfunding projects via kickstarter. We'll also be having some fun giveaways, and an open Q&A session.


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Regency Ballroom C

2:00pm

Girls Wanna Know (Ask Gay Guys Anything)

Our panel of real gay men will happily answer your questions about love, sex, relationships, health, etc. If you're a writer or artist and want to make sure you get the details right or just curious - all are welcome. This will be a frank and open discussion about adult topics. Don't worry, your questions won't embarrass us, but our answers might make you blush.


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Harbour A

2:00pm

Shipping war stories
We have all had them.  OTPs so clearly canon that it would actually be canon if one of the characters in it were female.  (Stoney shippers know what I'm talking about.)  Things have improved in recent years but the resistance is still out there.  So please come to this panel and share your shipping war stories, what sort of things you consider evidence of a pairing and what it will look like when slash is truly less of a taboo in our favorite genres.

Speakers
MC

Mary Cohen

Cream Cheese Alchemy


Saturday September 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Harbour B

2:00pm

Antique Bakery 1-2 (Right Stuf International)

In food and in life, one must taste what is bitter to appreciate what is sweet...

Troubled by memories of the past that continue to invade his dreams of the present, Keiichiro Tachibana stuns everyone who knows him by abruptly quitting his ordinary office job to open a bakery. He envisions a predominantly feminine clientele and a wait staff of cute girls - but instead, his employees include a playboy patissier who's been fired from every job he's ever had, an ex-boxer with an insatiable sweet tooth, and an absent-minded childhood friend and old family servant. Can this unlikely quartet overcome personal tragedies, learn to work together, and discover a recipe for culinary success? -Right Stuf


Saturday September 19, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside B

2:30pm

SuBLime Industry Panel
Join us for the SuBLime Industry Panel! We’ll have games and prizes as well as updates on new and ongoing series. 

Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Regency Ballroom C

3:00pm

OTP - From Start to Finish

What’s an OTP? Ever had one? Even watched one go down in flames? Have you been flamed yourself? What do we look for in an OTP? A NOTP? How do we cope, when it goes down in flames? Bring your thoughts, your opinions, and discuss ways of coping, when the canon destroys your ship, or the crack destroys your canon.


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Harbour B

3:00pm

yummy yaoi game show
You ready to have fun?  You ready to get your yaoi?  Well come play the yummy yaoi game show!  When yaoi is involved, everyone is a winner.


Saturday September 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Harbour A

3:00pm

K 3-4 (VIZ Media)
From GoHands, the studio that brought you the cyberpunk anime film series Mardock Scramble, and the enigmatic writers’ collective GoRA Project comes K, the newest original anime series of 2012. Set in a world where history has taken a slightly different course from the one we’re familiar with, K follows the story of a young boy whose life is caught in a psychic war between seven kings. Yashiro Isana, also known as Shiro, is wanted for a crime he has no recollection of committing. He finds himself being hunted by the groups Homura, led by Mikoto Suoh, “The Red King,” and Scepter 4, led by Reisi Munakata, “The Blue King.” While on the run, a young man named Kuroh Yatogami helps him. This fated encounter will change Shiro’s life forever. -VIZ

Saturday September 19, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside B

4:00pm

4:00pm

Hetalia: Gay or European?

Have you always wanted to know intimate details regarding Germany's favorite kind of wurst? What about fun, new uses for pasta sauce? Dying to know who's invaded the most vital regions? And just who -hasn't- France surrendered to yet? Come and ask your favorite nations all the scandalous things you REALLY wanted to know but were always too afraid to ask!  More fun than the Spanish Inquisition, guaranteed!


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harbour A

4:00pm

Making Boys Kiss for Fun and Profit

Join newly published author Wes Kennedy (fandom name ChickCheney) as she talks about her transition from fanfiction to published fiction and the world of LGBTQ+ indie publishing. We'll discuss famous authors who used to be dabble in fanfic, a recommended list of indie publishers, the merits of going with a publisher vs. self-publishing, and things she wishes she'd known before she submitted her first manuscript.  Come join this fun and informative panel and win some awesome prices!


Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harbour B

4:00pm

Attack on Titan 1-2 (FUNimation)

When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother.

He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth.

Eren and his surviving friends enlist to fight against the insatiable monsters. The future looks bleak, but there’s more to Eren than meets the eye: he may be humanity’s last hope against extinction. From the director of Death Note and High School of the Dead comes the series Anime News Network calls “an intense, visceral, and graphic thrill ride.” The Titans have come to feast. Anything can happen. No one is safe. -FUNimation


Saturday September 19, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bayside B

4:30pm

Cosplay Masquerade
Saturday September 19, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG

5:00pm

Crunchyroll Industry Panel
Crunchyroll is the leader in online streaming for Japanese entertainment with anime, manga and drama.  Come find out the latest news, see what shows are coming, and maybe even win some exclusive Crunchyroll prizes!

Speakers

Saturday September 19, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Harbour A

5:00pm

Karneval 3-4 (Funimation)
Armed with only an abandoned bracelet as a clue, Nai searches for someone dear to him. After a run in with a pick-pocket named Gareki, the two find themselves involved in a government set-up that leaves them wanted criminals. Desperate and on-the-run, Nai and Gareki turn to the country’s most powerful defense organization – “Circus” – for help. -FUNimation

Saturday September 19, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Bayside B

5:00pm

June's Kickstarter VIP Event
Saturday September 19, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Harbour B

6:00pm

Ai no Kusabi 1-2 (Media Blasters)
This futuristic tale is set in a world where men are assigned various social classes based on their hair color. Iason Mink, a high-class Blondie, runs into Riki, a black-haired Mongrel, and makes him his "Pet." As Riki learns of the dangers Iason faces by keeping him, he finds himself developing feelings for his master. -AnimeNewsNetwork

Saturday September 19, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bayside B

7:00pm

DRAMAtical Murder 3-4 (Sentai Filmworks)
When Aoba Seragaki is drawn into the shady underworld that surrounds the popular virtual game Rhyme, the universe that he thought he knew falls apart. If déjà vu describes the sensation of experiencing something that you think you may have done before, what is it called when other people seem to recognize you for doing things that you don't remember doing? -Sentai Filmworks

Saturday September 19, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bayside B

8:00pm

Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 5-6 (Crunchyroll)
Ritsu Onodera quit working for his father’s company and transferred to work at the publishing company, Marukawa Shoten. To his dismay, he's assigned to edit shojo manga in which he has no interest or experience. He works with a strict boss, Takano, that he has trouble getting along with from the beginning. But, Onodera later discovers that he knows Takano from his past... -Crunchyroll

Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bayside B

8:00pm

Bishounen Auction
Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG

8:00pm

Karaoke Hosted by Karaoke Kaizokudan
Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00pm - Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00am
Regency Ballroom C

9:00pm

Love Stage!! 5-6 (Crunchyroll)
Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. His father is a singer, his mother an artist, his older brother the lead vocalist for the popular band Crashers. Izumi himself, however, is just a nerdy college student. He loves the manga "Magical Girl Lala Lulu" and dreams of becoming a manga writer himself. One day he is roped into filming a commercial where he wears a dress. Another actor on the set, Ryoma Ichijo, mistakes him for a woman and falls in love at first sight. As it turns out, though, they met ten years in the past. And Ryoma feelings don't change when he finds out Izumi is a boy. -Crunchyroll

Saturday September 19, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bayside B

10:00pm

Uta no Prince-sama 3-4 (Sentai Filmworks)
When Haruka gets the chance to take the entrance exam for Saotome Academy for the Performing Arts, it seems as though she’s one step closer to her dream of composing songs for her favorite singer, Hayato. However, this is no gleeful high school musical experience, and Haruka’s hiding a dreadful secret that may silence her musical ambitions forever. And even if she does get into Saotome, the competition will be more brutal than going on Japan’s Top Idol! -Sentai Filmworks

Saturday September 19, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bayside B

11:00pm

Tiger & Bunny 3-4 (Viz Media)
The city of Stern Bild is protected by corporate superheroes known as NEXT, who fight crime while promoting their sponsors on the popular show “HERO TV.” Veteran hero Wild Tiger relies on his years of experience and instincts to fight crime, but his tendency to destroy public property for the sake of protecting the lives of the innocent has earned him the nickname “Crusher for Justice.” Now, under orders from his new employer, Wild Tiger finds himself forced to team up with Barnaby Brooks Jr., a rookie with an attitude. Two polar opposites work to fight evil in this thrilling buddy-hero action series! -VIZ

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:00pm - Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00am
Bayside B

12:00am

Dance
Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00am - 3:00am
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG
 
Sunday, September 20
 

9:00am

Loveless 3-4 (Media Blasters)
Twelve-year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka eventually discovers that Soubi and Seimei used to be a fighting pair, whereby Soubi was the "Fighter" and Seimei was the "Sacrifice". Now that Seimei is gone, Ritsuka has inherited Soubi, who will become his "Fighter". After learning that Seimei was killed by an organisation known as the "Seven Moons", Ritsuka decides to investigate into his brother's death, with the sometimes useless help of Soubi, along the way. -Anime News Network

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Bayside B

9:00am

Artist Alley
Sunday September 20, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
Regency Ballroom AB

10:00am

10:00am

Favorite Pairings, Past and Present

Were you once a Seishirou/Subaru fan? Do you remember Louis/Lestat? Or are you currently trying to decide who should get Eren; Levi, or Armin? Bring your memories, quotes, books, or pictures to this discussion group, where we'll talk about our favorite pairings, past and present.


Speakers

Sunday September 20, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Harbour B

10:00am

Writing M/M Romance
Writing M/M romance is more than just switching pronouns and knowing the difference between an American and a European cut suit. Two men bring with them different conflicts and different complications than a man and a woman, which results in a completely different approach to the time honored tropes of romance--and the creation of some unique tropes of our own.  This panel takes a look at plot devices and character types such as--

*  Boyslut and the prude vs. manwhore and the virgin
*  "It's forbidden!"
*  GFY or OFY
*  Bisexuality as "The Big Misunderstanding"
*  The Perils of Paul-- why gay romance means the end of the TSTL heroine as well as never having a TSTL hero in the first place
* Us against the world
* Tropes after marriage equality
*  Family ties
* And BDSM (and why not all M/M IS BDSM)

--And much more! Dreamspinner Press authors talk shop!


Sunday September 20, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Harbour A

10:00am

DRAMAtical Murder 5-6 (Sentai Filmworks)
When Aoba Seragaki is drawn into the shady underworld that surrounds the popular virtual game Rhyme, the universe that he thought he knew falls apart. If déjà vu describes the sensation of experiencing something that you think you may have done before, what is it called when other people seem to recognize you for doing things that you don't remember doing? -Sentai Filmworks

Sunday September 20, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Bayside B

10:00am

Dealers' Hall
Sunday September 20, 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm
Grand Peninsula ABC Dealer's Hall

11:00am

Nonmainstream Gender and Sexuality Representations in Fandom

Interested in discussing how fandom explores gender and sexuality? This panel will provide a forum for looking at gender representations and exploration of sexuality in fanfiction and cosplay. Topics for discussion include: homosexuality, asexuality and transgender/non-gender in fanfiction, alpha/beta/omega alternate universe fics, crossplay, gender-bender cosplays, and more. Come with thoughts and questions for discussion!



Sunday September 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harbour B

11:00am

Yaoi Jeopardy
Want to know test your yaoi knowledge? Come and see how much you really know.


Sunday September 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harbour A

11:00am

Free! 3-4 (Crunchyroll)
Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water - loved swimming. In elementary school, Nanase Haruka, Tachibana Makoto, Matsuoka Rin, and Hazuki Nagisa attended the same swimming class together. Time passed, and as Haruka was living an uneventful high school life, he suddenly encountered Rin again. Rin challenged Haruka to a race and showed him how much stronger he had become. Soon enough, Makoto and Nagisa also rejoined the group, and along with a new classmate, Ryugazaki Rei, they established the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club. -Crunchyroll

Sunday September 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Bayside B

11:30am

11:30am

Volunteer Lunch
Sunday September 20, 2015 11:30am - 1:30pm
Scalini Room

12:00pm

How to be a Professional Amateur

In the giant world of webcomics, it might be hard to stand out from the crowd, especially for those of us without the industry chops to help. Join Longitudes and Latitudes creators TrueTeargem and Tprinces as they discuss the ins and outs of running a webcomic - everything from creation to posting to avoiding PR disasters.



Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harbour B

12:00pm

Make Your Own Japanese Curry

Learn about the history of Japanese Curry, common (and unusual) recipes, and how to make a healthy, delicious Japanese curry from scratch! 


Speakers
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Steven Savage

Steven Savage is a technology program manager, writer, coach and speaker who goes by the moniker “Geek 2.0 – The Professional Geek”. Steven speaks, coaches, and writes on geeky careers, self-development, culture and creativity. He has created a line of books to help fans turn... Read More →


Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Harbour A

12:00pm

Haikyu!! 3-4 (Sentai Filmworks)
Hinata Shoyo may be small but he more than makes up for it with willpower! Hoping to become the next big name in volleyball, Hinata takes to the court in middle school only to be shot down in his first match by “King of the Court” Tobio Kageyama. Now Hinata is in high school, and he’s more determined than ever to join the school’s team and prove his worth! But when Tobio resurfaces as a teammate, they will have to learn to play together if they want to make it to the championship. -Sentai Filmworks

Sunday September 20, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bayside B

1:00pm

Is Life In Japan Really Like an Anime?

Do students really go to the roof? Find out the answers to this and more at this panel from someone who has lived in Japan! Michaela will compare anime and manga themes to what real life is like in Japan. Also, here her experience as a fujoshi and the friends she met!


Speakers

Sunday September 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Harbour B

1:00pm

Short End of the Schtick - CANCELLED

A comedy panel featuring two stand-ups doing a short set, then followed up by a Q&A.



Sunday September 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Harbour A

1:00pm

Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 7-8 (Crunchyroll)
Ritsu Onodera quit working for his father’s company and transferred to work at the publishing company, Marukawa Shoten. To his dismay, he's assigned to edit shojo manga in which he has no interest or experience. He works with a strict boss, Takano, that he has trouble getting along with from the beginning. But, Onodera later discovers that he knows Takano from his past... -Crunchyroll

Sunday September 20, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bayside B

1:30pm

Martha Asahi Panel
Sunday September 20, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Regency Ballroom C

2:00pm

Representation in Modern Media

From Legend of Korra to Sense 8, representation has slowly begun to creep into the movie and television industry. Come join in our discussion of the best shows depicting LGBTQ characters and where we hope these will go in the future.


Speakers

Sunday September 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Harbour A

2:00pm

Love Stage!! 7-8 (Crunchyroll)
Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. His father is a singer, his mother an artist, his older brother the lead vocalist for the popular band Crashers. Izumi himself, however, is just a nerdy college student. He loves the manga "Magical Girl Lala Lulu" and dreams of becoming a manga writer himself. One day he is roped into filming a commercial where he wears a dress. Another actor on the set, Ryoma Ichijo, mistakes him for a woman and falls in love at first sight. As it turns out, though, they met ten years in the past. And Ryoma feelings don't change when he finds out Izumi is a boy. -Crunchyroll

Sunday September 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bayside B

3:00pm

Attack on Titan 3-4 (FUNimation)

When the man-eating giants called Titans first appeared, humans retreated behind massive walls. After a hundred years of safety, a colossal-sized Titan smashes through the defenses, unleashing a flood of giants and carnage in the streets. Eren Jaeger watches helplessly as one of the creatures devours his mother.

He vows to kill every Titan walking the earth.

Eren and his surviving friends enlist to fight against the insatiable monsters. The future looks bleak, but there’s more to Eren than meets the eye: he may be humanity’s last hope against extinction. From the director of Death Note and High School of the Dead comes the series Anime News Network calls “an intense, visceral, and graphic thrill ride.” The Titans have come to feast. Anything can happen. No one is safe. -FUNimation


Sunday September 20, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bayside B

3:30pm

Closing Ceremonies
Sunday September 20, 2015 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Grand Peninsula Ballroom EFG