May 24 - 26, 2019 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

An epic three-day celebration of anime, video games, and music in Minneapolis.

May 24 - 26, 2019
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2 Official Event Joker Game Rhylee Kaspbrak Tokyo Ghoul Black Butler Grapeskyes Zee Myrift Hujiki TimeSlayerMiyu Fullmetal Alchemist Hamilton Heathers Greg Ayres Quinton Flynn Ashley Lexi and Chelsey Jennama Cosplay Papoosh & Snow Bubbletunesco Nick “Lanipator” Landis Marissa Lenti Lane O’Brien Tristan Sites Leo Cody Yuri on Ice Free Haikyuu Tia Ballard Kyle Phillips Demonangel cosplay Kurokitsune JimmieRustler Pokemon League (FREE) AniMinneapolis Duelist Court $5 Dance With Devils Pokemon Kahoot! YoungAndDumbCosplay and Mason Bryan Dechart Amelia Rose Blaire Homestuck Danganronpa Zack Storch Rena Dragonball Fighter Z Tournament Meganation Cosplay Stella Roseheart Carlos Diaz Detroit:Become Human John Stocker Rhylee Uris Grayson Bishop Magic FNM - Standard $5 Will Ryan & JT Kamp DC Douglas EllieDrawsStuff SekkiOji Forbidden Fandom Dames Snow and Papoosh Magic War of the Spark Draft - $15 hyenawarrior Amabelle Johnson The Cosplay Circus! Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Alexis Johnson Anna Redmond Leafucosplay Are You a Werewolf 18+ Gaming - CAH Slash Red Flags and more! Dragon Ball Super Pixel Vixens YTCracker PimpCow Dante Kaiba Link Zion Hiveswap Trolls Tiki Alice Kirkland nidoqo Meganation Cosplat Ominous_Lemon Caroline Heine Astoldbyteighlor Animinneapolis Duelist Court $5 The Galaxy Railways Steven Universe Timmy turner Jenilyn TheSleepyGM br33zy.cosplays Tea Dragon Society Card Game - Free Dainte Kaiba Ginger My Hero Academia Fairy Tail Umicupcake cosplay Yu Gi Oh Tournament $5 (Advanced Format) Code Geass Assassination Classroom Kassy EchoAlthea Ray "falconisms" Keyforge - Sealed $10 Smash Bros Ultimate PMC Hellsing Space Dad Cardfight Vanguard $5 (Premium Format) Hirameki Idols Kingdom Hearts Final Fantasy Katiefrog217 Weiss Schwarz Tournament (Free) April Choi Jaune Arc Mega Ran Fate Stay Night Sword Art Online Persona Qyoutie Reg Cult Yu Gi Oh Duelist Court Finals (Top 8) Dagashi Kashi Grayson Bisho Adventure Zone Welcome to Nightvale A. L. L. Mortal Kmobat 11 Magic Commander MOSH $5 Konosuba MoTamaRin135 Wanda and Bucky Peter the Great Timeslayermiyu Anti-World Conference Red Dragon Inn (FREE) Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Tododoki<3 Lucy Ricardo The Nudist Cosplayer Emily Harms Kale SharkNeck Asian Equation Chain Chronicle DemonAngel cosplay RWBY Elliot Jackson Nyte That one Kid Pokemon League - Free Gunslinger Girl One Punch Man Dragon Ball Former Girl's Hour Member Sela Mystic Messenger Meghan Stecken Fruits Basket Q&A Chiaki and Hajime Pokemon Unbroken Bonds Prerelease $25 Magic UNSTABLE Draft - $15 Samurai 7 Miraculous Ladybug My Little Pony Learn to Play Fun! Beat Saber Score Attack Allianna Gionfriddo Random aka Mega Ran Cells at work Emily Brannock Fruits Basket Kale Steffenson Tekken 7 Link Elwood Zipzoong

Friday

Opening Ceremonies Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Welcome to Opening Ceremonies, where we introduce you to the fabulous world of this weekend's convention! Meet some of the convention's guests, learn some of the convention's rules, and plan for some of our special events.
Joker Game
Video Room
Friday: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Welcome to the Dank Parade Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
A throwback to the 2000s emo empire. A safe place for all the repressed emos out there. Come chat about all your favorite emo bands, trends and attire! Don’t forget the eyeliner. xRaWrx
Tokyo Ghoul, Black Butler
Meetups
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Return of the Circus:Black Butler
Panel Room 2
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Coming at you once again, this Circus Mishap would like to see everyone's smiling faces again. Come join Dagger, Joker, Doll, and Snake in the Return of the Circus panel. We'll see what odd circumstances await you. Q&A and dares, ask away!
The Panel About Panels
Panel Room 3
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Are you new to anime conventions, and want to start getting more involved? Or are you just curious about what goes on behind the scenes? Seasoned panel veterans are here to help! Join us as we talk about our experiences hosting and helping on panels over the years, what we've learned along the way, and our tips and tricks!
Miraculous Ladybug and Kings Crown!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Come join Marinette Dupain-Cheng and her friends as they all play a fun little game where the audience members can.. be in control?? A selected few from the audience can participate in the game Kings Crown with the panelists (In character)!
A Beginner's Guide to Hosting Your Panel
Panel Room 6
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Have you wanted to host your own panel but not known how to? Well, here's your chance to learn about the basics of panels, as well as how to run your own. If you've ever wondered about the different kinds of panels that are found at conventions or are interested in running your own but don't know where to begin, come join as a convention panelist veteran and host tells you more about the in's and out's panels, as well as answers your questions.
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Friday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Hamilton, Heathers
Meetups
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Voices, Hobbies, and Hair Colors of Greg Ayres Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Come join Greg Ayres as he answers question about all projects old and new. You can be sure he’ll be talking about New project like Haikyuu, Dragon Ball Super, Gangsta, Dramatical Murder, and Danganronpa as well as talking about DJ’ing and con life as himself. A fan boy till the end, whether voicing “pointy haired boys” during the day, or shooting zombies at night (at least on his PS4) you can be sure he’s having fun. There may even be a hint or two about some new projects yet to be announced, so don't miss it.
Quinton Flynn Q&A Panel Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Quinton Flynn has done numerous anime and video game voices. Some of his most prominent voice roles include Reno, Axel, Raiden, and Doctor Riddles. Quinton’s voice has been burning up film and television since he first arrived in Los Angeles from his native Cleveland. He is an A-list voice actor, having played such famous animated characters as Jonny Quest, Spiderman, Speed Racer, The Human Torch, Timon, Snowbell in Stuart Little, just to name a few. His television and film appearances include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, King of Queens, Animaniacs, Woody Woodpecker, Robot Chicken, and many more. His best known roles in video game franchises have been his work providing the english voices of Raiden in the Metal Gear Solid series, Axel in Kingdom Hearts II, and Reno in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children the motion picture. If you’re hip to the anime scene you’ll know him as Iruka-sensei and Deidara in Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, and Carl in Blood+, to name a few.
That One Roleplay Panel With Prizes
Panel Room 3
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Welcome, both infant and experienced roleplayers, to this whimsical panel. Seek insight and wisdom on collaborative writing, wield epically flimsy props, and delve into the world of cringy writing in order to obtain prizes for brave volunteerism.
Heathers: Croquet and Pâté
Panel Room 4
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Join the Heathers and their cohorts kicking names and taking a**. Someone might die… You’ll just have to come to find out!
"Welcome to ItabagHell"
Panel Room 5
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Do you know about the newest craze? Its Ita-bagging! Come to our panel to learn how to get started! Don't know where to start? Don't worry we have you covered on all bases! There will be a discussion, demonstration and lastly work shop! Bring your own bag to show off or purchase one during the panel for a clean slate for when we do our workshop! Be sure to bring merch of your best boy, girl or OTP. Don't have merch? Don't worry, we're at a con!
Baku Squad Tea Time
Panel Room 6
Friday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Join the Bakugo squad for tea on all the other heros and students of UA!
Nick “Lanipator” Landis, Marissa Lenti
Autographs
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Animecon.org's Fabulous Date Auction (15+) Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 4:00pm - 5:20pm
Are you looking for a date to the dance? A new friend to attend panels with? Or just looking to help raise money for good causes? A longstanding staple event for our conventions, the Fabulous Date Auction is a fun, interactive event where convention goers are sold to the highest bidder- auctioned off by our Live Entertainment department! A portion of the proceeds will go to charity, and everyone involved will have an absolutely fabulous time!
Yuri on Ice, Free, Haikyuu
Meetups
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Meet Tia Ballard Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Raised on generous helpings of wacky cartoons, this Southern blonde goofball works in the animation industry as an actor, writer, and director. With over 150 animation and video game roles under her belt, plus writing and directing, she is well trained in the art of not sleeping! Come to this panel to meet Tia Ballard and hear her talk about some of her favorite and most recent roles such as Rinko Yamato in the hit show “My Love Story”. A few other roles include: Happy the Cat (Fairy Tail), Nanami (Kamisama Kiss), or Beast (Black Butler: Book of Circus), among many others!
Magic the Gathering Fast Sealed Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Like drafting Magic: the Gathering? Well come draft Dominaria with Kyle! First 8 people to sign up get to participate in a fun “Fast Draft”. Kyle Phillips will judge and commentate on the various battles taking place. Four best-of-1 matches will determine our top 2 players who will compete in a final best-of-1 match for prizes! 2nd place gets 4 Dominaria packs, while 1st place gets 8 packs, PLUS a cast/crew signed copy of a show that Kyle has directed! $25 gets you in, and your 3 Dominaria packs for the draft. Land will be provided.
A mission with lisanna
Panel Room 3
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come join Lucy her spirit Leo and lisanna as they play some games with you answer your questions and do any of the dares you can think up for them.
Anime Debates 19'
Panel Room 4
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
It's that time again once again. Time to see if you can talk the talk. Random anime topics to discuss against an random opponents. Winners will have chance to win prizes.
Pokemon League (FREE)
Tabletop Gaming
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
AniMinneapolis Duelist Court $5
Tabletop Gaming.
Friday: 4:00pm - 8:50pm
Dance With Devils
Video Room
Friday: 4:00pm - 5:50pm
Pokemon Kahoot!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Are you the best that no one ever was? Come join us and test your pokemon knowledge for fame and prizes. Just don’t forget to bring your phone and if possable download the “Kahoot” app! You will not be disappointed!
C-C-C-Cyberlife:A Panel
Panel Room 6
Friday: 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Connor and Chloe, the androids sent by Cyberlife to provide entertainemnt
Bryan Dechart, Amelia Rose Blaire
Autographs
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Homestuck, Danganronpa
Meetups
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Game Design and Writing, with Zack Storch Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Learn what goes on behind-the-scenes when writing for and developing games! Zack Storch shares his experiences of adapting his video game and anime inspired Sci-Fi / Fantasy novel "Za'nar: Impossibility" for content in the MMORPG "Adventure Quest Worlds," and the process of designing his card games "Planar Catastrophe" and "the Town of Roshamberg!"
Meet Marissa Lenti Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Come get to know voice actress and director Marissa Lenti as she shares stories of her experience in the anime industry.
Con Stress Meditation
Panel Room 3
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Conventions can be stressful. Rena plans to lead you through a guided meditation session to help calm your nerves. Afterward, you can ask on how to follow-up meditation in your daily life if it resonated with you!
Dragonball Fighter Z Tournament
Video Gaming
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Formal Dance Lessons Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 5:30pm - 6:20pm
You’ve got the dress, you’ve got the shoes, you’ve even got the date! (Or, maybe you've got the tie!) What else could you need? Yes! You now need the dance moves. Our professional dance instructors will teach you the art of social dancing so you can both meet new people and dance at the same time. No partner or previous experience required; just come ready to have a good time!
Hamilton, Get Off the Table!!
Panel Room 4
Friday: 5:30pm - 6:20pm
Our favorite Revolutionary War heroes and famous Founding Fathers have risen from the grave! Ask them things, make them do silly stuff, and find out their deepest, darkest-- HAMILTON! GET OFF THE TABLE!!
Count the Shells, Horny Bois!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 5:30pm - 6:20pm
Strap on your fantasy seat belts and brace your butts for.... the Super Amazing Fantabulous Bureau of Balance Spectacular Former Employee Fantasy Bash! We're inviting YOU, former employee[s], to join us for a panel with your favorite TAZ characters, run by [REDACTED: GIANT SPOILER]. Come to the former Fantasy Costco and hang out with the crew as we answer questions, complete dares, relive old memories, and have a wonderful time!
Making being a NERD cool and sexy again.
Panel Room 6
Friday: 5:30pm - 6:20pm
Join me as we discuss what makes everyone of us Cool and Sexy. Artists, writers, designers, performers, fans and new comers. Let's share how we OWN our NERDINESS and what yours looks like! Plug your social media, make friends and build our community Bigger and stronger!
Greg Ayres, Tia Ballard, Kyle Phillips
Autographs
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Detroit:Become Human
Meetups
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Impressing a Casting Agent: The Audition Process Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
What exactly is a “good voice”, and is it really that important? This panel will teach you what is, in fact, more important.
LET’S TALK CONSPIRACIES! Recommended
Panel Room 2
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Come sit down with [Redacted] and [Redacted] and talk about your favorite conspiracies, like [Redacted] or [Redacted]! Or my personal favorite, [Redacted].
TeamFourStar All Ages Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 3
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Fans of DragonBall Z Abridged won't want to miss a chance to talk to one of its creators! Come ask Nick "Lanipator" Landis some Qs and get some As!
Magic FNM - Standard $5
Tabletop Gaming
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Friday: 6:00pm - 8:50pm
The Fantasy Ball Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 6:30pm - 8:20pm
The dapper gentlemen, the graceful women, the flowing gowns and the majestic music. What could be more magnificent than an exquisite fantasy ball! Come to join the beautifully dressed up cosplayers showing off their most regal outfits and elegant moves in a delightful evening of music and fun. Formal dress is required, so dress to impress. The minimum level of dresscode is business casual. We would like if you avoid jeans, open-toe shoes or sandals, shorts, tank tops, etc. This is a classy event.
The Bad Fanfiction Panel
Panel Room 6
Friday: 6:30pm - 8:20pm
Will Ryan & JT Kamp are back to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the best Bad Fanfiction Panel of all time! It's the side-splitting main event of you Animinneapolis convention!
DC Douglas, John Stocker, Zack Storch
Autographs
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Detroit Become Human w Bryan Dechart and Amelia Rose Blaire Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Join us for a Detroit Become Human Q&A panel with Bryan Dechart as Connor, from CyberLife, and Amelia Rose Blair as Tracis, from CyberLife.
Truth of Dare with Grell Sutcliff (16+)
Panel Room 2
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Banette Butler Grell Sutcliff accompanied by that brat’s fiancée have taken over this panel. Come join me, lovelies, in a game of truth or dare that’s to die for! You’re welcome to join me on the stage as well, especially you my dear Bassy. I’ll be waiting!!! <3
FFD: Nerdleqsue Q&A (18+)
Panel Room 3
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Have you ever wondered what burlesque is? Thought about joining a troupe? The Dames would love to answer any questions you have. Tips on auditioning, costumes, as well as building a solid routine.
Anime Debates second part 19'
Panel Room 4
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
It's another round of anime debating that can lead to prizes in the finale.
So you think you know One Piece
Panel Room 5
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Come and test out your knowledge at our trivial panel where you and your crew memebers can attempt to win the One Piece.
Magic War of the Spark Draft - $15
Tabletop Gaming
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
After Hours Love Advice with D.C. Douglas (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
D.C. Douglas is a lover, not a fighter. He’s also not a therapist, but he’s gonna try tonight! Come and join a round table exploration about love and sex in the video game/anime era.
Cartoon-ish Antics
Panel Room 2
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Hello, my name is Ava or "hyenawarrior"; I'm a really small YouTuber who's aspiring to get into the voice over industry. This panel is for people interested in character voice acting to participate in some fake script reading- to give their own take on what a character would sound like. I am no professional, but feel free to ask any questions in the beginning if you have any. This panel is meant to be more interactive rather than a QandA, the biggest thing is just to have some fun, so I hope to see you there.
So, You Want to Be A Lolita?
Panel Room 3
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Been thinking about dressing in Lolita, but don't know where to start? JSK, OP, AP, BTSSB, SK, OTT, ITA?? What does this all mean??? Learn the history and how-tos in getting to know the Lolita fashion world! Get advice and ask questions!
BNHA Sleepover (18+)
Panel Room 4
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Join class 1-A in the dorms as we all have a big sleepover to get to know each other better! Remember the contest to see who had the best room? Well that was only the beginning! Games, prizes, quirks, and more! What could possibly go wrong?
Audition for the Cosplay Circus!
Panel Room 5
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Ever want to runaway and join the circus? Do you have a talent you’d like to share with the world? Are you interested performing for the first time or taking your performance and repertoire to the next level? This panel is your chance to do just that! The Cosplay Circus Audition gives everyone an opportunity to join our circus group and participate in our fun filled variety show! We are looking for all sorts of performance artists, no matter age or level of experience. Whether you can sing, dance, comedy skit, or have a goofy, oddball skill - we welcome it all! Don't feel like you're talented enough? Well you're wrong! Perform alone or with your friends. All ages welcome!
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Video Gaming
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Character Design 101
Panel Room 2
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
The Character Design panel is back, and better than ever! Do you like making characters, for fandom or original content? Do you want to make your own characters as striking as your favorites from video games and anime? Well, this is the place to be! Join us as we discuss how to make your characters visually stand out, come together, and show who they are in their design! This panel will be covering common tropes in media, how they’re represented in well known characters’ designs, and how to use shape language and tropes in your own designs.
Overwatch! That’s still a thing?!?
Panel Room 4
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Come meet the beloved heros of Overwatch. Ask them questions, make jokes at their expense, any maybe get can’t!
Reading BNHA Smut (18+)
Panel Room 5
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Let's face it, My Hero Academia has some of the worst smut written about it, that's why we're here to read it to you! Come sit down and have a good time while listening to the students of 1A read some really weird smut about themselves!
Are You a Werewolf
Tabletop Gaming
Friday: 9:00pm - 11:50pm
18+ Gaming - CAH, Slash, Red Flags and more!
Tabletop Gaming.
Friday: 9:00pm - 11:50pm
Dragon Ball Super
Video Room
Friday: 9:00pm - 10:50pm
Pixel Vixens Burlesque Show (18+)
Main Events
Friday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
Pixel Vixens brings you a nerdy side of burlesque! Come join your favorite Vixens as they bring cosplays to life on stage in a way you haven't seen before. From comedy acts to good old fashion burlesque, this will be something you can't miss!
Concert: YTCracker Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
YTCracker is a rapper, former cracker, and Internet entrepreneur. YTCracker began producing rap music in 1998 in the genre that has since become known as nerdcore hip hop. YTCracker is a self-proclaimed “jack of all trades”, also making a name for himself as a professional disc jockey, computer programmer, graphics designer and webmaster.
The Bad Anime Panel
Panel Room 3
Friday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
Bring us your hilarious tales of anime woes and we will bring you great anime prizes! Will Ryan & JT Kamp give you center stage to tell your stories of terrible anime and the three winners will receive the ultimate therapy: one of three truly GREAT anime!
Charades Against Humanity 18+
Panel Room 6
Friday: 9:30pm - 11:20pm
Tired of the same old boring game of Cards Against Humanity? Well we have the answer! We spiced up the game by turning it into a game if charades. Come join us for some crazy fun.
Hiveswap Hijinks
Panel Room 4
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Come join your favorite Hiveswap trolls and their wachy ways. (Friendsim Friendly)
Black Butler Slumber Party
Panel Room 5
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Come join Sebastian and (possibly) other members of the Phantomhive household as he answers some of your pressing questions about the house, characters, or whatever we feel like. We may also do some audience games if time permits. PJ's encouraged but not required.
Greg Ayres - Raw & Uncensored (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 10:30pm - 11:20pm
Join us for a raw” Q&A session with a guest who is never shy of “over sharing”. Come listen to tales of true con horror (that may have actually occurred at this convention) from years past, along with some uncensored re-tellings of many stories that have had to be “softened” for a daytime audience. Please bring your ID, a sense of humor, and questions for this “no-holds barred” panel.
Friday's Anime B.E.A.R. Dance Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 11:00pm - 2:50am
Join us for us for Friday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
Recess Hour Funtime Games Recommended
Panel Room 3
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Remember all those playground games you played when you were younger? This is that - but indoors, late at night, with teenagers and adults who have nothing better to do. Come join the Live Entertainment Department for some wholesome recess fun!
Get It On With Monster Prom (18+)
Panel Room 5
Friday: 11:00pm - 12:50am
You only have 3 weeks until prom and to woo the ghoul of your dreams. Will you win their heart, crash and burn, or will someone steal them away? Audience will split into 4 teams to duke it out. Everyone has an opportunity to show off your voice acting chops. Romance is optional, sabotage is encouraged. Monster Prom, Be Your Worst Self.
18+ Hetalia Truth or Dare
Panel Room 2
Friday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Come one and all, humans and countries alike! Visit the Kirkland manner for some truth or dare between some of your favorite countries. There will be some dirty secrets revealed and maybe even a couple of surprises along the way.
Hentai 101: A Beginners Journey 18+
Panel Room 4
Friday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Do you want to get into some hentai but don't know where to start? Don't know if you like JK, Mature, or anything in between. Let us help you find the perfect source of your needs, whether it's in the form of paperback or visual.

Saturday

Introduction Shibari Workshop (18+)
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 12:00am - 12:50am
In Japanese, “Shibari” simply means “to tie”. The contemporary meaning of Shibari describes an ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage. In Shibari, the model is the canvas, the rope is the paint and brush, and the rigger is the rope artist. Join us to discover the fascinating world of Japanese art form of Shibari. This panel is an introduction to Shibari: what, why and how. We will discuss rope safety and teach beginner ropework; showing you how to do simple, effective and beautiful ties safely. This class is designed to spark your creativity and inspire your play. This is open to all levels, but designed for complete beginners. Rope will be provided. No partner required.
A Fine Day For Banana Fish (16+)
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Who let this punk run a gang? Not to mention rule over all gangs around New York? Sit and chillax for a while with the cast of this not-so-Japanese anime of gays, gangs, and even gay gangs.
Don't Forget to Bring a Towel
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Come on down to the panel and have yourself a time, friendly faces everywhere, “humble” folks without temptations. The South Park boys are here to titillate your senses and find out how many licks it takes to get to the center. Buckle your seatbelts, and get ready for a riiiiiiiiiiide!
Pro Heroes: UNCENSORED (18+)
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 1:00am - 1:50am
Spend the night with your favorite Provocative Pros and their "quirks" for a risque panel led by the one and only Miss Midnight! Get ready for some Q&A, games, and Truth or Dare with special guests like Best Jeanist, Principal Nezu, Recovery Girl, and more.
Ask the voice director of Sailor Moon Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Come ask the voice director of Sailor Moon! John Stocker directed the English versions of Sailor Moon, including all three English-dubbed Sailor Moon movies.
Who’s That Pokémon?
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Gotta catch them all? Well do you know them all? If so come and compete if you want to be the very best like no one ever was!! It’s a fun filled hour and a half of non stop who’s that Pokémon bits! Players will form two teams of about four members. There will be three rounds per game and each round the first to buzz in will get to guess who’s that Pokémon. The winning team will get Pokémon themed prizes!
COSPLAY! : The Tips and Tricks
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Are you new to cosplaying? Not sure how to interact or get into the swing of things? Have no fear, the COSPLAY! : Tips and Tricks panel is here! Our cosplay group, Cosplay Addicts, would love to share our experiences and what we've learned with new con-goers, just stop right in!
Disability Representation in My Hero Academia
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
In the popular anime and manga series "My Hero Academia" we are introduced to society composed of those with "quirks" and those who are "quirk less." The individuals with quirks have the opportunity to become professional heros who work to their respective cities from crime and villains. In this world the social construct of disability does not exist. In this discussion we will identify how different quirks are coded as disabilities. Within the context of this world physical and neurological diversity are not only acceptable, they are celebrated. Come enjoy clips from the show accompanied by engaging discussions on the celebration of disability.
Let's Talk OC's! How to Make an Original Character
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
We all love original characters, but what makes an original character AMAZING? Learn the ins and outs of character design and what makes the characters we know and love recognizable. From original, fan-based characters, ginjikas, etc, discover what can make your characters even better.
Fruits B-Ask-ket
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
It's not easy being cursed! Come join the Sohmas as they talk about the ups and downs of turning into animals. Bring your questions and get ready to have fun.
Pokemon League (FREE)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
AniMinneapolis Duelist Court $5
Tabletop Gaming.
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:50pm
The Galaxy Railways
Video Room
Saturday: 10:00am - 12:50pm
Bryan Dechart, Amelia Rose Blaire
Autographs
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Steven Universe
Meetups
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Only 90s babies will get this
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
90s babies and 90s kids alike feel a certain kind of nostalgia for the turn of the century. Let's go on a journey together discussing the things we remember, the things we miss, and the things we wish they'd bring back! From cartoons, to toys. Social practices to totally rad! Lingo they used to use back in the day. Coming at you from the time of Lizzy McGuire and Avril Levine!
My Hero Macadamia Nut
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
I can't believe we aren't dead yet.
Dungeons and Dragonairs: an Intro to Pokemon Tabletop RPG
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
The road to being the very best is long and treacherous. Grab your pokeballs and your lucky dice as three aspiring Game Masters attempt to show you what happens when you mix Dungeons & Dragons with Pokemon. Fans of all ages and experiences are welcome to attend. Never played DnD? No worries! Never played a Pokemon game in your life? That's okay too. Roll Initiative.
Welcome to Hinamizawa/Rokkenjima
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Welcome to the When They Cry series! Come along as Rena leads a discussion and answers questions about the infamous mystery/horror series that is When They Cry!
Game Time With Class 1A!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Come join your favorite 1A class members for an hour of fun games like truth or dare and never have I ever!
Tea Dragon Society Card Game - Free
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
My Hero Academia, Fairy Tail
Meetups
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Directing for Anime Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Join two anime directors and ADR writers for a fun, interesting, possibly even informative Q&A and stories panel all about what it's like directing dubs for Japanese anime! Hear from some of our great guests, Marissa Lenti and Kyle Phillips.
Twitch Streaming with Dechart Games Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Love Live! School Idol Festivities
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Come join the members of Muse for some fun, games, and snacks! Have you ever wanted to play uno with your favorite school idols? Then come on down! Of course, you can't have school idols without music and dancing!
Kingdom of dorks (kingdom hearts)
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Come join your beloved kingdom hearts characters for questions, dares, and if your brave enough, challenge them to a dance battle. A select few can be chosen to challenge the panelists and win fabulous prizes!
UA Host Club
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Welcome, we are opening our doors for the first time and would love to formally invite you to come enjoy some quality time with your favorite UA students - but as hosts!
Yu Gi Oh Tournament $5 (Advanced Format)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Anime Debates Final
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 12:30pm - 1:20pm
This is it, it all comes down to this. Winners from the previous panels will have a chance to win prizes in epic conclusion.
Code Geass, Assassination Classroom
Meetups
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Masquerade: Pre Judging Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 1:00pm - 2:50pm
This is only for entrants of the main stage cosplay contest. You MUST have been signed up for the masquerade and assigned a timeslot for judging. All participants have to sign up well in advance.
It Gets Better - Anime Con Edition with Greg Ayres Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The "It Gets Better" project in response to a string of teen suicides by kids who were bullied because they were perceived to be gay. Sadly bullying is something that happens to one in four teens. In the past few years we've even seen an increase in bullying within our own fandom. Join Greg Ayres and other attendees, as we share our stories, and talk about ways we can all help and Support each other to find the light at the end of the tunnel. It really does get better.
Fairy Dust Idols Debut Live
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 1:00pm - 2:20pm
Welcome to Fairy Dust's debut live performance! We will be dancing to popular Love Live Sunshine songs such as DAYDREAM WARRIOR, Koi Ni Naritai AQUARIUM, and more! We'll be in your care!
Lessons, Demos & Agents: Do I Really Need Them? Recommended
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
The importance of these concerns and why all three are MUSTS if you’re to move ahead in the show biz world.
An MCU Overview
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Marvel Studios has been putting over movies for a little over 10 years now. Which means there’s a lot of memorable times that we all have from seeing each movie! This panel is acting as a safe place to telling all your MCU memories, thoughts and even theories! Audience participation is encouraged, join us in sharing your love for these movies.
Keyforge - Sealed $10
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Smash Bros Ultimate
Video Gaming
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Assassination Classroom
Video Room
Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:50pm
Anime Swap!
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Do you have too much anime stuff? Want a chance to find something old or rare? Then come to Anime Swap! A chance to sell or swap your "appropriate" anime things and make some extra cash and a chance to find something the Vendor Hall just doesn't have!
Hellsing, Fullmetal Alchemist
Meetups
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ask Quinton Flynn Anything (Anything Appropriate, That Is) Recommended
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Quinton Flynn is a timeless personality and you likely know him for one of many amazing voices, such as Axel from Kingdom Hearts. Come to this Q&A to ask him anything... anything appropriate for a daytime panel, that is.
Games/Sing-A-Long with Space Dad
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Join Shiro, and maybe the rest of the gang, for some games, songs, and impressions!
Cardfight Vanguard $5 (Premium Format)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Hirameki Idols Live
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 2:30pm - 3:20pm
We are Hirameki Idols! Join us in our second live performance, and our first live as µ's! We have been hard at work and cannot wait to perform for you, so please come cheer us on~
Quinton Flynn, Tia Ballard, John Stocker
Autographs
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy
Meetups
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
So You Want to Make a Game Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Do you have an idea for an indie tabletop or video game, but are unsure how to get started? Whether you're an artist, programmer, or designer, Zack Storch (author and game designer) discusses the process behind making a game, and how you can get started making your game today!
Kawaii Clothes Altering
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Want to spice up your normal or boring clothes with a kawaii or anime twist! This panel will provide a huge variety of designs from kawaii strawberries to anime symbols or existentially lost dumplings!! The designs will be about 4x4 inches and on basically any article of clothing! This is also a great alternative for people who don’t like anime attire that’s too in your face and that desire more casual anime wear!! So come on in, it’s free!!
The Leaders of Hope: a Danganronpa Panel
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Ever wonder what it would be like to be a protagonist or wish for an ahoge of your own? Join the Danganronpa protagonists as they talk about Hope, tell stories, rant about psychotic monochromatic teddy bears, and generally argue amongst themselves while taking questions and dares from the audience! Shenanigans are abound! (Note: Light swearing and spoilers across the DR Franchise)
Weiss Schwarz Tournament (Free)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Sexy Multimedia Q&A with DC Douglas Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Think you might like to have a career as a voice over or film/TV actor? D.C. Douglas, who has been an actor for 20 years (NCIS, Charmed, 90210, Star Trek: Enterprise, 2 Broke Girls), can answer your questions and offer advice. DC will also have some entertaining behind the scenes stories.
Social Dance Lessons - Swing Dance Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
If you always wanted to learn how to dance that fun, upbeat, fast-paced, and exciting style of dance called swing, then look no more! Here we have 2 professional dance instructors ready to teach you all the basics steps and more to get your feet moving to one of the most popular dance styles in the world.
RWBY Fan Service Q&A
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
The heroes of Remnant are taking time from saving the world to the hard questions in life. If it is a question about the love in our life we shall answer! If it is a Song and dance we shall answer! and if you have some random request you always wanted your favorite character to do, We Shall Answer! Come ask some of your favorite character to act out a dream of yours or live your fantasy for you to see.
Mega Ran, Kyle Phillips
Autographs
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Fate Stay Night, Sword Art Online, Persona
Meetups
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
DC Nation
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Some villians are here in Minnesota! And they are... hosting a Q&A panel?? Black Canary has called back up but doesn't know what to do while she follows the villians around the convention. Come join characters from DC Nation such as Black Canary and hopefully some other heroes, along with villians for some questions and dares!
The Cell Olympics
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The time old question of which cell is the best is about to be answered. The Cell Olympics is the competition where groups of cells (aka: the audience!) get to compete to prove their worth. Who knows what will happen, maybe the Platelets are actually the superior cells!
Draw My Superfight
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Come play a new kind of game with your fellow congoers. Combining the drawing of Pictionary and the battles of Superfight, this game will test our teams' drawing, guessing and storytelling skills to convince the audience as to who will win each superfight. Show up early to better chances of being on a team. Rules explained at the event. Come join in the fun (and possible chaos).
Yu Gi Oh Duelist Court Finals (Top 8)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Dagashi Kashi
Video Room
Saturday: 4:00pm - 5:50pm
The Masquerade Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 4:30pm - 6:20pm
The Masquerade is our mainstage costume and cosplay competition, featuring some of the most spectacular costumes. Complete rules and signup information are avalible at the cosplay table. Anyone can watch (and everyone should!), but participants must sign up in advance. Have an amazing cosplay? Think it's worthy of a prize or medal? Come and show it off in the Masqurade! Best of luck to all that enter!
Let’s Talk Video Games!
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Do you enjoy video games? RPGs? J-RPGs? Adventure, Visual Novels, or Simulations? Have theories about the lore of a series? Something completely different? Come talk to the Live Entertainment panelists about your favorite video games!
DC Douglas, Greg Ayres, Zack Storch
Autographs
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Adventure Zone, Welcome to Nightvale
Meetups
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
K-POP Random Dance Panel
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Hey! Do you enjoy Kpop and want to dance the night away with some new people? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Come and join our random dance panel for a fun time and even some prizes! See you there!
Mortal Kmobat 11
Video Gaming
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Marissa Lenti
Autographs
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Tia Ballard Q&A Panel Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
You've got questions? Tia Ballard just might have answers. Or she may completely ignore your questions and just talk about anime. We'll see how this turns out! Come ask anime-related questions for Tia Ballard, who is featured in such shows as Fairy Tail, Black Butler, and... Cat Planet Cuties?
Kyle Phillips FUNimation Insider Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Kyle has been doing the anime thing for over 10 years. Engineering, Directing, Acting, timecoding, script writing... he’s done it all! Come ask him any questions you have about the industry, FUNimation, behind-the-scenes stuff, and of course anything Kyle has directed or acted in, or been apart of in any way!
Hetalia: Through the Mirrors
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Oh, dear! Arthur Kirkland accidentally made another mess! He's summoned every version of all Hetalia characters to our reality, and somehow he still hasn't fixed it. Join us for our bi-annual World Meeting to answer questions, complete dares, and mess around as we find out how to get home.
Ignis’ Punishment Game (FF:XV)
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
This is NOT as it may seem. What IS exactly as it seems is the Brotherhood pulling another reckless stunt and getting themselves in trouble with Ignis. Now they’re forced to face their greatest fears... in a game of inhumanly flavored beans!
Anime WLW Valentines Day
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Calling all wlw, butches, femmes, and themmes! This workshop is a fun place to discuss wlw character fan canons. This space is intended for lesbian and bi identified girls/enbys/genderqueer folks to discuss our love for different women anime characters. We will be doing a Valentines activity where we will make fun cards to theoretically give to the anime girls we love. This is a trans inclusive space, please be respectful of one another and only attend if you identify as lesbian, bi or pan and love girls*
Magic Commander MOSH $5
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Konosuba
Video Room
Saturday: 6:00pm - 7:50pm
Nick “Lanipator” Landis
Autographs
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Cosplay Circus
Main Events
Saturday: 7:00pm - 8:20pm
Join the Cosplay Circus for a fun-filled variety show, featuring some of your favorite anime and comic characters! This non-stop variety show experience will include much more than simple song and dance! This show is a fast paced, audience interactive, and highly technically skilled circus variety show. Full of laughs and incredible tricks, this top-quality performance is non-stop energy and excitement. We will showcase artists and professionals from all over the U.S with a variety of talent including incredible feats of juggling, hula hoops, unicycle, dance, circus stunts, staff, singing, object manipulation, and more - all combined with hilarious audience participation and sideshow stunts! With a mixture of modern circus and various performing arts, this show is one of a kind. Not to be missed, a spectacle of spectacular spectacles! This is a fun and entertaining variety show for all ages - Prepare to be inspired!
Keeping up with the Q Man Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Keeping up with the Q Man! What's Quinton Flynn been working on lately? What makes the man tick? Come to a great panel with the fun and friendly Quinton Flynn.
Make us Free na Splash! Kasaneta *Clap clap*
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Join your favorite swimming boys for a Q&A, truth or dare, fun games, and more!
Bad Fanfiction Reading (18+)
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
It's bad fanfiction.
Avengers Disassembled
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Avengers broke up? Like a band, like the Beatles? Choose a side: Team Cap or Team Tony? Come join the Avengers for a battle full of games and giggles to determine once and for all who has the better team. Includes trivia, improv, and plenty of that sweet sweet audience participation.
In The Eyes of An Artist
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Join Grapeskyes as she explains how to find your places as an artist, the struggles of selling commissions, and gives a demonstration as to how she does her artwork. Ask questions and just get to know this artist, everyone starts somewhere and can learn from one another.
Fatal Frame Folklorist
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
If you ever wanted to get into the lore and discussions of the Fatal Frame series, here's where to be. Rena will lead a discussion and answer questions on the basics of the Fatal Frame series whether your a veteran of it or just curious.
Stand-up Comedy Showcase for Weebs and Geeks (18+)
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Dustin Ellringer, Shawn Ryan, and Peter the Great are stand-up comics who tell ridiculously inappropriate jokes about geek fandoms and weeb culture at pop-culture conventions! Come laugh your expletives off with these hilarious cosplaying comedians!
THIS IS JEOPARDY! Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
America’s favorite game is brought to you by our Live Entertainment panelists - with a bit of an upgrade. Questions about popular anime, movies/TV shows, and video games all need your answers! Come join in on the fun!
Whips: Sport and Play. Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
If you've ever been interesting in whips, this is the panel to come to. Hosted by someone with multiple Guinness World Records with Whips, you can learn the history and usage, and see how an expert handles them; whether it's for sport or for play.
Jeopardy: Anime Edition
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Test your knowledge on different topics that can stretch from all over the spectrum. Do you have what it takes do be a champion.
Learn and Play Ultimate Werewolf
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 8:00pm - 9:50pm
Have you ever played games like Town of Salem, Mafia or One Night Ultimate Werewolf? Have you ever wanted to learn Ultimate Werewolf? Now's your chance. Then this is the panel for you! Come to learn the basic rules of the game and play a round or two (as time permits). If you're a fan of the game already, come to join in the fun as we play Ultimate Werewolf.
2p!Hetalia Panel
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
What, you thought we were gonna let the 1p!s have all the fun? Come on over to the Anti-World Conference, where we will be discussing important issues about ourselves while totally not also attempting murder. Or sizing up targets for murder. Or hiding murdered bodies. Or -well, it'd probably be best if you kept an eye on the exits. And don't eat the catering. And I'm sure Italy has a waiver for you to sign somewhere that clears us of all liability after you enter the room. Now, any questions?
Red Dragon Inn (FREE)
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Video Room
Saturday: 8:00pm - 10:50pm
A little 18+ fun with Alice Kirkland
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Who doesn't love to mess around with England? Well, now you'll get a chance to! Alice Kirkland will be hosting a little get together. It will mostly be truth or dare, but there are some other fun little suprises hidden within there as well. Come and visit with her! By the way, she thinks that she's just holding a party, and she's not very good at socializing, so she will be coming with suggestions on what to do at a party-from some of her friends.
Pixel Vixens Unscripted Q&A (18+)
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the adult industry? Curious what fellows nerds are like once they are IN the industry? Any other questions you would love to ask the Pixel Vixens? Then come by and ask them anything! They are all open books!
Are You a Werewolf
Tabletop Gaming
Saturday: 9:00pm - 11:50pm
18+ Gaming - CAH, Slash, Red Flags and more!
Tabletop Gaming.
Saturday: 9:00pm - 11:50pm
Forbidden Fandom Dames: A Villainous Takeover (18+) Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 9:30pm - 10:50pm
Evil villains have taken over the Dames! Will you be able to resist our teasing ways?
DC Douglas's Erotic Fanfiction Reading (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 9:30pm - 11:30pm
The 18+ SHOW that has been turning on and pleasing fans at cons across the nation is here! D.C. Douglas (voice of Albert Wesker) embarks on an erotic fanfic journey of language with the help of the “evil resident” audience members. What happens in this show stays in this show. A must see! [Language warning, 1.5 hours – NO LATE SEATING]
Boku no Sleepover
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
Join Izuku and his friends for a fun sleepover it will include Q&A, games like truth or dare and so much more! we hope to see you there:).
I Love Lucy - A featured rerun!
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
This classic 50’s sitcom joins the convention, come for hilarious antics, vintage lingo, and some Q&A and dares!
Awesome Glow, LED and Rave Toy Tricks Recommended
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Wow! You see all of those crazy spinning lights at raves and wonder what all of those different glowing rave toys are. Your hosts are professional performers with a collection of amazing rave, glow, and LED toys and will show you what they all are and what you can do with them. Perhaps its staff, poi, hoops, or something else, we'll show you some cool things.
The Nudist Competitions (18+)
Panel Room 6
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
NUDIST BEACH!! 18+, we must reassert 18+, isn't that enticing enough? No you say? How about you're favorite My Hero Academia characters joining the ranks of Nudist Beach? Ever wanted to hear Todoroki's spiciest thoughts? What gets Iida's engines running? Or perhaps you want to see Deku's muscles pumping? Come and find out which one shall go PLUS ULTRA and become the number 1 sexiest hero alive!!!
Mad Lib Fanfiction (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
All you need are a few nouns, an adjective and you suddenly turned a favorite fanfiction into something comedic.
SpongeBob Panel 5th Year Anniversary
Panel Room 3
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
It's been five years, you could not live with just your anime and waifus. And where did that bring you? Back to me.
The Art of Bible Black 18+
Panel Room 4
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
GREATEST HENTAI. EVER. In this panel I will break down on why this series should be the number one spot on everybody's list. If don't you don't agree, lets see if I can't change your mind.
Chain Chronicle
Video Room
Saturday: 11:00pm - 12:50am
Saturday Thunderstorm Dance Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 11:30pm - 2:50am
Join us for Con Alt Delete's Saturday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
TeamFourStar After Dark! (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Sometimes, comedy gets risque. Okay, let's be honest, that's when it's at its best, and Nick "Lanipator" Landis know that all too well! So come and join in on the inappropriateness!
The dark hour comes and brings a new threat to persona
Panel Room 5
Saturday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
What will happen as we bring in some of the main protaganists in the game all to one place. How will they’re views and ways to go about things differ from the others. I hope you come join us as we go into the velvet room and bring together almost all of the persona protangiansts. This will include joker, persona 3 female, igor and many more I hope you come and join us

Sunday

Deku Squad vs Baku Squad 18+
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 12:00am - 12:50am
Pixel Vixens - The Dating Game! (18+)
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Remember back in the 90's when nothing was on tv and you came across those weird gameshows on MTV? They always had a girl on one side of the wall and would talk to three or four strangers on another side of the wall. They'd try to woo her through romanticism or comedy, ad eventually she'd pick her favorite... Well now is your chance to try it out yourself! Come join this comedy show with the Pixel Vixens and take a chance on actually getting to be a contestant up on stage! Please note - players will be playing for prizes, not for dates.

Saturday

Crooked Limbs & Crooked Minds (BNHA Villains)
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Villains. That’s what society calls them. They don’t like calling themselves that. They don’t like what they’re doing, but they want to send a message. That message? Come to this panel to find out!

Sunday

RWBY
Meetups
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
D&D: AniMinni's Most Miniest Mini-Campaign
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
This is a audience interactive Dungeons and Dragons mini-campaign. Any and all are welcome to join as we go on this tongue twisting adventure together!
Fate IRL
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Come all masters fighting for the Holy Grail in Fate Grand Order! Meet and greet fellow masters and make friends to share in their servants! Lets talk about how the drop rate is a lie and how servants are over or under rated! We have come up with a card and dice game so you can fight your best servant vs. Someone else's and see who is superior. Don't play but like the Fate series come and check us out! Come and go whenever you'd like but definately gaze at the glory of his majesty Gilgamesh or meet the rebel knight Mordred!
The Tikki and Plagg show
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Miraculous Ladybug fans gather to get to know Tikki and Plagg! It’s a mixture of Truth or Dare, Q&A, and Add-lib dramatic reading. We keep it PG, up to season 3 spoilers possible.
Mini World Conference
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
The micronations have invaded the World Conference! Here, they'll try to solve the world's problems -- without even being true countries! Shh, don't tell them I said that! Come on in for some friendly discussion!
Welcome to the Host Club!
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Join the Host Club for some Q&A, Truth or Dare, fun games, and more! You won't be displeased.
Pokemon League - Free
Tabletop Gaming
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:50am
Gunslinger Girl
Video Room
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:50am
Circus Beyond Cosplay
Main Events
Sunday: 10:30am - 11:20am
Traditionally, the circus has been a place of inclusion where no matter how weird or unique your talent there was a place for you. The circus is where magic resides and dreams still can come true, through practice, joy, connection, and courage. Join some of the performers of the Cosplay Circus to learn more about circus arts and fire performing. Learn how to get started on your own journey of adventure and discovery, or ways to perfect your talents. Like the traditional circus, we have a place for everyone!
Marissa Lenti, Quinton Flynn
Autographs
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
One Punch Man, Dragon Ball
Meetups
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
The Evolution of Memes Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
A history lesson on the world wide phenomenon known as 'Memes'. Or as your grandparents call them, 'Me-mes'. Exploration of memes such as Grumpy Cat, Rickrolling and so much more.
Chat with Tia Ballard Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Come discuss your favorite anime with Voice Actress Tia Ballard
KPOP Random Dance Challenge
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Have you ever wanted to be apart of a KPOP Random Dance Challenge that takes place at KCON and other CONS alike?! Well, now is your chance! Multiple songs from popular and not so popular groups will be in the mix! So make sure to stop by the panel and dance your heart away with former Girls Hour member Sela and other fellow KPOP fans!
The Movie Forum! Recommended
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Do you like movies? Are you a “movie buff” or a casual fan? Come have some friendly talk or even some playful debate with our panelists!
Marvel Unraveling
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Join a few of the Marvel characters as they unravel at the seams. Who invited Loki? Why is everyone yelling? Who left the door open! All we know is the group is a mess, but it sure is a show! Ask questions and dares for this panel.
Fast Friends
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
So much Con so little time to meet people and make friends, Stop by our panel to help meet and make fast friends! This panel will allow you to interact with new people every few minutes as you discuss your favorite anime, manga, and con experiences. Have a great time as you meet new people and make some friends!
DC Douglas, Nick “Lanipator” Landis, Zack Storch
Autographs
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Mystic Messenger
Meetups
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Commercial Voice Work vs Animation Work Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
John Stocker, voice director of Sailor Moon, gives you insight into the differences between the commercial voice over world and the animation voice over world, and helps answer the question "What are the differences and do I have to choose?"
Social Dancing: Salsa Recommended
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Learn to dance the Salsa with our "spicy" instructors.
Doll Customizing 101
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
From Monster High to BJD, doll customizing is fastly becoming the new hobby for fans! Interested in learning how to customize dolls but don't know where to start? In this panel, I'll show you the tools of the trade, where to find different types of dolls, and different techniques when approaching customizing and repaints.
Fruits Baskets Q&A
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Meet your favorite Zodiac members, come and interact and ask any questions that you want to us.
Trigger Happy Hell: A Danganronpa Panel
Panel Room 6
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Join Chiaki, Hajime, and friends as they take dares, play games, answer question and combat despair!
Pokemon Unbroken Bonds Prerelease $25
Tabletop Gaming
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Magic UNSTABLE Draft - $15
Tabletop Gaming.
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Samurai 7
Video Room
Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:20pm
Kyle Phillips, Tia Ballard
Autographs
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Miraculous Ladybug
Meetups
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Evenings with Isabelle Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
"Evenings with Isabelle" Combating Anxiety and Depression with Animal Crossing and Fandom. A large number of anime and gaming fans deal with depression on a daily basis. In that daily struggle many of us have turned to gaming and online communities formed around the things we love for comfort and cool down. From gamers kept company by "lets play" videos and online content creators, to acting mayors of towns filled with talking animals - come discuss how gaming and fandom have helped you through the rough patches of your day to day adventures.
Kingdom Hearts Shadows Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Quinton Flynn is the most famous member of Organization XIII as AXEL. Come to this panel and chat about Kingdom Hearts and more.
My Little Pony Learn to Play Fun!
Tabletop Gaming
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Beat Saber Score Attack
Video Gaming
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Con Swap Meet Recommended
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 1:30pm - 3:50pm
Got old stuff? Want to trade it for other old stuff? Come to the swap meet and do just that.
KPOP Relay Race
Panel Room 4
Sunday: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Hey, feeling competitive or just looking for something to do? Come and join our Kpop random dance Relay Race! We’ll be ‘competing’ for the CROWN and giving out prizes for participants. *This will be a team participation game, so if you have some friends you wanna bring then you are welcome to do so! So is it gonna be YES or YES?
Mystic Divorve
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Following the Mystic Marriage!! panel at Anime Detour, MC and 707 have decided getting married just isnt for them. Join our panel to learn why!
Concert: Mega Ran Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Cells at Work
Meetups
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
AniMinneapolis Plays Pokémon Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Guide Zack Storch as he plays Pokémon literally blind in this interactive, audience-controlled take on a real-life version of Twitch Plays Pokémon! Praise Helix!
Let's Talk Comics! Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Do you enjoy comic books? Marvel? DC? Darkhorse? Something else entirely? Would you like to talk about those comic books with other people who like comic books? This Live Entertainment Panel is the place - we’ll talk about comics forever! Join us to discuss lore, continuity, and anything else your heart desires!
Fruits Basket
Meetups
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
So You Wanna be a Writer
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
New to writing? Stumped on a particular subject? Live Entertainment's Leo and Kale are here to answer your questions and discuss our passion of the art of storytelling.
Yurio Nice (18+)
Panel Room 5
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Ya like jazz… classical, or even rap music? Well, ice skating has it all! Come join these world renowned and DEFINITELY adult characters as they learn and flourish under Viktor’s histrionic tutelage.
Tekken 7
Video Gaming
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Greg Ayres, Mega Ran
Autographs
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
BuzzFeed Unsolved Truecrime Live!
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
There are many mysterious things in this world, but unsolved murders is one of the most mysterious. Join me as a disassembled a murder case live with commentary from other pannelists in this interactive BuzzFeed unsolved style pannel. be sure to bring your tinfoil hats and a healthy dose of skepticism!
Zipzoong's Random K-pop Dance Challenge
Panel Room 3
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Show off your excellent dance and memory skills with Zipzoong’s Random K-pop Dance Challenge panel! Prizes will be given to some of our best participants, and everyone will get a little treat for coming!
Closing Ceremonies Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
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