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Friday, February 21
 

9:00am

CLOSED - BOOKED BY UNRELATED EVENT
[DO NOT ENTER] We don't have access to this building until Saturday. Don't say we didn't warn you!


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

9:00am

CLOSED - BOOKED BY UNRELATED EVENT
[DO NOT ENTER] We don't have access to this building until Saturday. Don't say we didn't warn you!


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

3:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
[Rating: G] Tsukino-Con's Opening Ceremonies! We'll give you a peek of what's coming up during the weekend, introduce you to our staff and, of course, the convention rules.

Friday February 21, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

4:00pm

The Tsukino Quest Begins!
[Rating: G] Join long-time Tsukino-Con fans and panelists Nevada, Nicole, Sasha, and Shawn for a Tsukino-Con’s very own photo scavenger hunt! Check the pages of this very program for the list of hunt items! Rules: cosplay is not consent, include a valid current Tsukino-Con badge in photo, have fun! Please submit photos to google forms at tinyurl.com/tsukinoquest before Saturday night at 8pm! You must attend Tsukino-Con's Closing Ceremonies on Sunday to claim your prize! You do not have to come to this panel to enter the scavenger hunt, but we will provide tips and tricks, answer any questions, and show off this year’s prizes!


Speakers

Friday February 21, 2020 4:00pm - 4:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

4:00pm

Japanese Manga History
[Rating: G] Japanese manga culture has a root in the historical drawings and has evolved a lot after the late 1940s. We will discuss how Japanese Manga trends have been since then, and also look at Japanese-ism we find in manga that are introduced in Western culture. Feedback or questions from the audience will be incorporated in the discussion.

Speakers
avatar for Hitomi Harama

Hitomi Harama

Hitomi Harama works as a Kimono and Japanese culture specialist based in Victoria, BC, Canada. She is passionate about preserving good old Japanese customs, traditions, and craftsmanship as well as Kimono culture, and has been working on educating people about traditional Japanese... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 4:00pm - 5:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

4:30pm

From Fan to Professional
[Rating: G] So you're an anime/video game fan who has an interest in voice acting? You'd be surprised at how many professionals were like that too! Hear Erica's story about how she made the transition from fan to professional and geek out with her about your mutual fandoms.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

4:30pm

Cosplaying in Your Skin
[Rating: G] When people say cosplaying is for everyone - THEY MEAN IT. This panel will discuss the ways people can cosplay happily in the skin their in with a focus on plus size bodies, disabled/handicapped cosplayers, and anyone who may be afraid to cosplay due to issues relating to their body.


Speakers
avatar for N'Donna

N'Donna

Witch and Kaiju
Once upon a time, a closet otaku wanted to write about magical girls. So, she told her idea to a precious friend who told her to absolutely go for it. Since then the girl has been on quite an adventure, presenting panels in Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, and of course, Victoria, all... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

4:30pm

The Anime Game Show Setup
[SETUP] Gord Bestwick's polishing off the spotlights and testing those buzzer buttons! It's SHOWTIME!

Friday February 21, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

4:30pm

DMing 101: So You Wanna Be DM?
[Rating: G] So you wanna take the wheel of the adventure, eh? Wanna take the step from slaying gods to being god? Scared and intimidated by all the content and rules and tables and numbers and OH GOD IS THAT MATH?! Don't be. Dungeon Masters Phil Amor and Kelly Clark bring both amateur and professional experiences to the table to help both beginner and veteran DMs and players alike so that you can adventure help down the road to being the best DM you can be (or just being a better player too)! All games, series, and experiences are welcome. Primary analysis will be utilizing D&D 5th edition.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel
avatar for Philip

Philip

Mr Phil Guy
Philip and Colin Amor are brothers born and raised in beautiful Vancouver. In 2007, they began visiting different conventions in Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle, experiencing all kinds of communities and fandoms. In 2012, Phil inherited a panel from a friend and was hooked. Now... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

5:00pm

Ken Steacy Character Drawing!
[Rating: G] Astro Boy? Iron Man? Oursonette? Or any other character you like, Ken will guide you thru the process of bringing them to life - we'll supply the paper, just bring your imagination and a tool to draw with!

Speakers
avatar for Ken Steacy

Ken Steacy

Ken Steacy decided at age eleven to become a professional comic book writer/artist, a dream he realized in 1974. Since then, he has worked in the industry as author, artist, art director, editor, and publisher, chronicling the exploits of Spider-Man, Harry Potter, and the Star Wars... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

5:30pm

Seating Opens
[SETUP] Why don't you have a seat over there?

Friday February 21, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

6:00pm

ANI-MADLIBS!
[Rating: PG-13] Remember playing mad-libs on long car rides with your friends? We’re going Otaku with it! Let’s twist classic scenes, scenarios, and characters from some of our favorite anime by butchering grammar together!

Speakers
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

6:00pm

Armour 101
[Rating: G] From the basics of drafting a pattern to the final steps of detailing and painting, we've got you covered! Come learn from the staff of the Cosplay Repair Station as we talk about all stages of the armor process--our favorite materials, techniques for construction, prepping and painting, and more.


Speakers
avatar for Cosplay Repair Station

Cosplay Repair Station

Back for our fourth year at Tsukino-Con, we are the Cosplay Repair Station—a Washington State based costume repair group who love to make the cosplay community just a little better for everyone. We know how stressful it is to have a cosplay malfunction or something break at the... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

6:00pm

The Anime Game Show
[Rating: G] Returning from the void, it’s THE ANIME GAME SHOW! Featuring your host Gord Bestwick! The Anime Game Show is an all ages, 5 contestant, 3 round, elimination style game show that will put your anime knowledge to the test. Contestants buzz in to, gain the most points and win a large assortment of prizes. It will be bigger, better, brighter, than you've ever seen before! It’s the must see show of the Con! If you’ve never seen the show before, now’s your chance!

Speakers
avatar for Gord

Gord

Host, Anime Game Show
I'm a nerd mixed with a Game Show Host! If you haven't been to a panel I've hosted, you've missed out!
avatar for Emily

Emily

Planning and Logistics, Anime Game Show
I make sure the Anime Game Show runs smoothly. In my spare time I write and perform music and work as a seamstress.


Friday February 21, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

6:00pm

Cosplayer/Photographer Do's&Don'ts
[Rating: G] Are you a Cosplayer or Photographer? Then this is the panel for you. Better than last year, not only will I once again pretzel cosplayers, but we will talk about what is to be expected as to your rights as a Cosplayer, but also the rights of the Photographer. We can all learn a thing or two about Posing and Etiquette. I mean, have you heard the stuff about that thing because of that person on Social Media...


Speakers

Friday February 21, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

6:00pm

GM Panel: DM Tips and Tricks
[Rating: PG-13] Love D&D and RPGs but need to spice it up a bit? Whether you're looking to make easy terrain, find out where to buy the cheapest minis, or just improve the ambiance of your game sessions, this is the panel for you! Come with questions and leave with tangible results and Proficiency in Dungeonmastering!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Friday February 21, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

6:30pm

Hayden Daviau Autographs
[Rating: G] Hayden Daviau scribbles her name on your personal property!

Speakers
avatar for Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

7:30pm

The Anime Game Show Teardown
[SETUP] Show's over, folks! Time to go home! (Or at least to the next panel!)

Friday February 21, 2020 7:30pm - 8:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

7:30pm

Being a Magical Girl Rocks!
[Rating: G] Being a magical girl is the best. In addition to get cool powers and and a cooler outfit, you get to save the world, make friends for life, and live your best life! Did we mention that you also get to become something like a goddess? Find out more as we celebrate what makes magical girls so awesome in this panel!


Speakers
avatar for N'Donna

N'Donna

Witch and Kaiju
Once upon a time, a closet otaku wanted to write about magical girls. So, she told her idea to a precious friend who told her to absolutely go for it. Since then the girl has been on quite an adventure, presenting panels in Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, and of course, Victoria, all... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

7:30pm

Tsukino-Con's AMV-ENTURE!!!
[Rating: PG-13] Come one, come all to a unique showcase of AMV’s throughout the years! Laugh, cry and sing-along with the audience as we play a megamix of Anime Music Videos See classic AMV’s, new favourites, and the truly unique.

Speakers

Friday February 21, 2020 7:30pm - 8:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

8:00pm

Food Wars! - An Analysis
[Rating: PG-13] Food Wars isn't just an ecchi series, it's one of the most fun and informative anime about the Culinary Arts in recent memory. Though, a chef has to wonder, do the methods they surprise us with at every turn actually work in real life? Come to this presentation to find out!

Speakers
avatar for Tessa

Tessa

I am Dahl Cosplay, a lover of idols, magical girls, horror and cooking. Professional Cook by day, cosplayer at 2am.


Friday February 21, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

8:00pm

Newlywaifu Game
[Rating: PG-13] Come on down to this game show style panel based off “The Newlywed Game” to answer questions about your relationship for prizes! Bring your partner to prove that your love is the doki doki-est! Quick FAQ: Do we have to be a boy/girl couple? No, all gender/sexuality couples are welcome! Can I compete with a friend? Sure! Can I compete with my romantic partner? Yes, that’s pretty much the point! Can I compete with my body pillow? No… no you can’t.


Speakers

Friday February 21, 2020 8:00pm - 9:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

8:00pm

F/SN Heavens Feel II Lost Butterfly
[Rating: 16+] Having lost the war and Saber, Shirou finds himself unable to not keep participating in the Holy Grail War. As Sakura is revealed to be a Master in the Holy Grail War, Shirou is ever determined to keep her safe. As Sakura starts succumbing to her mysterious illness, and the mysterious shadow keeps killing people, Shirou and Rin are ever determined to finish the Holy Grail War.

Source: Wikipedia

Friday February 21, 2020 8:00pm - 10:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

8:30pm

MMP Rhythm Rebels
[Rating: G] Come enjoy Muse Miracle Project's Third Live: Rhythm Rebels! We will perform idol dances for you, and be sure to brush up on your Love Live Sunshine facts for our Kurosawa Trivia!

Speakers
avatar for GeneralCelesCosplay

GeneralCelesCosplay

Leader, Muse Miracle Project


Friday February 21, 2020 8:30pm - 10:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

9:00pm

FoamFabricationFundamentalsFunFiest
[Rating: G] Have you ever looked at the fantastic props and cosplay armour at conventions and wanted to make your own? Have you wanted a budget friendly material to produce almost anything and everything out of? Do you just like cosplay construction panels to hang out and see how other people work on things? If that ticks any of your boxes in your panel checklist join in on the Foam Fabrication Fundamentals Fun Fiesta! We’ll be covering everything from tools, safety, materials, DEALS, how to freehand, scale patterns or even make your own so that you can go out and make the best darned foam costume and props out there!


Speakers
avatar for Emilie

Emilie

photographer, Hanamaru Photography
Panelist and cosplaying photographer. Wrangler of drunken men [no, not like that]
avatar for Chris

Chris

Duke Skookum, Skookum Props
Cosplay props and armour built in the most skookum way possible. Props are built to last, be functional and most importantly be as close to game accurate!



Friday February 21, 2020 9:00pm - 10:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

9:00pm

Panel Against Humanity [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] This year's theme is Panel Against Humanity: Hindsight is 2020 Edition! How will we tie our edition into our event this year? We don't know, but it's something we'll probably have figured out long after this event has ended! This is not your average Children’s Card Game, Yugi-Boy! Anivents Unlimited presents a truly horrible game show for truly horrible people! Three contestants will battle it out to offend and conquer, and the winner will be chosen by you, the audience!


Speakers
avatar for Maryjane Brown

Maryjane Brown

brain surgeon, astronaut, data analyst, in various societies & has given lectures on every subject
avatar for DJ YUKKURi

DJ YUKKURi

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Anivents Unlimited
HELLO YES I AM DJ


Friday February 21, 2020 9:00pm - 10:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

9:30pm

The Lace Space (16+)
[Rating: 16+] This is a panel about the alternative subculture and fashion called lolita. If you want to see some lolita, listen to a lolita talk about lolita, and ask some questions about lolita, this is that panel.


Speakers
avatar for Zandwa OwO

Zandwa OwO

Deputy Head of Guest Department, Tsukino Con
Alternative fashion enthusiast from Victoria, BC. I also help run the Guest Department at Tsukino Con.


Friday February 21, 2020 9:30pm - 10:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

10:00pm

Waifu Wars!
[Rating: PG-13] Wanna fight for your waifu's honour? Prove yourself as a weeb? Then this is the panel for you fight for your waifu in a battle between weebs!


Speakers

Friday February 21, 2020 10:00pm - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

10:30pm

Legally Not Snatch Game Setup [18+]
[SETUP] Our contestants are busy warming up their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent for your enjoyment!


Friday February 21, 2020 10:30pm - 11:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

10:30pm

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Friday February 21, 2020 10:30pm - 11:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

10:30pm

Werewolf: Trial START!
[Rating: PG-13] Are you looking for a fun, relaxed panel, where you can potentially murder your friends for fun?? Look no further! Werewolf is a roleplaying game of deceit and hiding your true identity. Act as a werewolf who hunts villagers in the night, or a witch who curses as they please. This is a stop in style panel, so don't be afraid of dropping in late. DMs are welcomed as well if they'd like to host a round or two.

Speakers
avatar for Tianna

Tianna

Head Of AMV
Head of AMV contest with Jay !
avatar for Jay

Jay

Head of AMV
Head of: AMV ContestWerewolf: Trial Start!---I am big nerd and cosplayer who has been attending Tsukincon for 10 years (as of this year) and I'm very excited to finally be running a main event! Feel free to approach me if you need help getting around, or if you'd like info on the... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 10:30pm - 11:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

11:00pm

Legally Not Snatch Game [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] We've heard some people say this event seems rather familiar, but we can assure you it's all pure coincidence! Anivents Unlimited presents a new late-night game show unlike anything you've ever seen before! Eight contestants must stretch the limits of their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to match our guests' responses to questions and snatch themselves a victory! Wait... you say you've heard that line before? ¡Escándalo!

Speakers
avatar for DJ YUKKURi

DJ YUKKURi

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Anivents Unlimited
HELLO YES I AM DJ



Friday February 21, 2020 11:00pm - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

11:00pm

I do bad comedy & play skyrim (16+)
[Rating: 16+] Do you like skyrim and dad jokes? Don't come to this. It will be a good panel. Have you ever been to a funny improv show where a professional comedian doesnt play a video game made by Todd Howard? I don't do that. You will watch me play skyrim, you will not play. You will have a good time. Thank you.


Speakers
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Iggy

drift.cos


Friday February 21, 2020 11:00pm - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

11:00pm

Himbology 101 [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] Do you like dumb, yet incredibly attractive fictional men? Do you want to learn more about them or appreciate them more? Then come on down to this fun, yet educational panel on the history, love, and appreciation of himbos!


Speakers
avatar for Lana

Lana

Himbology Professor & T-posing Menace, Lana Del Cosplay
An avid cosplayer and con-goer since 2012, Lana now brings her special brand of "Fairy Princess Sparkle mixed with the Unhinged Feral Energy of someone who downed three 5-hour energy shots in one sitting" to Tsukinocon with her cosplays and her panels. She's an avid Himbo enthusiast... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 11:00pm - Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00am
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)
 
Saturday, February 22
 

9:00am

CLOSED FOR A/V SETUP
[DO NOT ENTER] The Cable Snakes A/V team engages in activities that may or may not be considered OSHA-compliant!



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 12:30pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

9:00am

CLOSED FOR A/V SETUP
[DO NOT ENTER] The Cable Snakes A/V team engages in activities that may or may not be considered OSHA-compliant!



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 12:30pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

11:30am

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Saturday February 22, 2020 11:30am - 12:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

11:30am

Fiberglass 101: Cosplay Props
[Rating: G] Welcome to the world of fiberglass and FRP composite materials! Fiberglass is great for building strong and durable cosplay props, if you're new to fiberglass, or would like to learn more about it then this is the panel for you! In this panel we will cover general safety procedures, selection of resin and reinforcement types, and the steps required to see a project through to completion.

Speakers
GC

GKO Cosplay

GKO Cosplay; while relatively new to the world of cosplay, he has 6 years of experience using fiberglass and composite materials in the Marine industry fixing and building yachts and sailboats, he will be bringing that depth of knowledge and experience to share with all.


Saturday February 22, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

11:30am

GM Panel: Culture and History
[Rating: PG-13] Have you ever wanted to run a game set in the real world or one very similar to our own? Does the thought of telling a story set in Japan or the Mayan Empire scare the heck out of you? This panel will show you how to tell stories in alternate cultures and time periods by demonstrating the difference between accuracy and authenticity.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

12:00pm

Cross-Country Dubbing
[Rating: G] Just like every person is different, every recording studio has a unique approach to dubbing your favourite anime. Do they use beeps? What is the “chase” method? How does a dub change the essence of an anime? Join voice actresses Hayden Daviau and Laura Stahl as they discuss the ins and outs of the anime dubbing industry!

Speakers
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →
avatar for Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

12:00pm

Whose Line Is It Anime
[Rating: PG-13] The improv show where YOU are the stars. The Criticals bring you a fun geeky improv mixer of a show where you and your friends will bear witness to (or join in) some geeky improvised scenarios to entertain and test your performers mettle against other amateurs like yourself! From things Sailor Moon shouldn't say to DBZ's Big Fun Party Mix, all kinds of wacky, zany, and weeby shenanigans could be gotten up to! All are welcome!

Speakers
avatar for Philip

Philip

Mr Phil Guy
Philip and Colin Amor are brothers born and raised in beautiful Vancouver. In 2007, they began visiting different conventions in Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle, experiencing all kinds of communities and fandoms. In 2012, Phil inherited a panel from a friend and was hooked. Now... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

12:00pm

Promare: Frame by Frame!
[Rating: PG-13] Go frame by frame on Trigger's first movie Promare, among the exciting animation and many details what did you miss?

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

12:30pm

Video Game Music Quiz Show
[Rating: PG-13] Grab your pals who play different games, you're gonna need all the knowledge you can get to recall all these songs. Compete in teams of 3 to beat out the rest of the crowd and tout your video game music knowledge with pride!

Speakers
avatar for Adam

Adam

Composer, Crashtroid
Video Game Music Composer


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:30pm - 2:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

12:30pm

Cosplay Contest Setup
[SETUP]
Pre-Judging for Craftsmanship begins at 1:00PM.
All contestants must be checked in by 1:30PM.
Entry will be restricted to Cosplay Contest contestants, volunteers, and staff.


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:30pm - 2:30pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

1:00pm

Learn to Play Japanese Mahjong!
[Rating: G] Come learn how to play Japanese Mahjong, a Japanese variant of the traditional Chinese game, through an interactive and engaging hands-on experience! Intended for beginners, but experienced players are welcome too!

Speakers
avatar for Le Vu

Le Vu

とりあえず、断幺九をやってみる, 天鳳ID: 虹野夢
ワタシの熱い麻雀活動、はじまります!いつか天鳳位になる!かも…


Saturday February 22, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

1:30pm

The Paneled Neverland
[Rating: G] Join Erica Mendez (Emma) and Laura Stahl (Ray) in a Q&A about the hit show, The Promised Neverland. Ask questions about dubbing the show last year, and what they are looking forward to in the next season!

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

1:30pm

History of Anime Tabletop RPGs
[Rating: G] Ever been interested in tabletop roleplaying games, but medieval fantasy just isn’t your style? Want to learn about the most anime tabletops on the market right now? Join TTRPG analysist Di and maybe you’ll learn to keikaku* your bankai into a new system. She’s not sorry for that joke. *NOTE: KEIKAKU MEANS PLAN

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

1:30pm

Feet First Into Halo With The 405th
[Rating: G] The 405th Infantry Division is a worldwide group of costume and prop makers who love the Halo Universe. We are known as the go-to starting point of cosplayers stepping into the challenging world of armour building. This panel of experts will discuss how to get started and different methods of construction of battle ready cosplay armour!

Speakers
avatar for Emilie

Emilie

photographer, Hanamaru Photography
Panelist and cosplaying photographer. Wrangler of drunken men [no, not like that]
avatar for Chris

Chris

Duke Skookum, Skookum Props
Cosplay props and armour built in the most skookum way possible. Props are built to last, be functional and most importantly be as close to game accurate!


Saturday February 22, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

1:30pm

GM Panel: Let's talk Vampires
[Rating: PG-13] Dork Tales presents a discussion on everyone's favorite roleplaying cliche: Vampires! Learn how to run a game bleeding with gothic horror and fangy seduction! Good for new storytellers and old across multiple game lines!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 1:30pm - 3:00pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

2:00pm

Adaptations and Collaborations
[Rating: PG-13] As artists and storytellers, some of our best work can come from translating pre-existing stories into new mediums. Renee Nault recently adapted Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale into a best-selling graphic novel. Join her for a discussion of the ins and outs of this process, and learn what makes an adaption a successful work of art independent of the source material.


Speakers
avatar for Renee Nault

Renee Nault

Canadian artist, illustrator, graphic novelist, known for vivid watercolor and ink illustrations, published worldwide. Released critically acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale in 2019.


Saturday February 22, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

2:30pm

Seating Opens
[SETUP] Why don't you have a seat over there?


Saturday February 22, 2020 2:30pm - 3:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

2:30pm

Jojo Posing 101
[Rating: PG-13] Love Jojo's Bizarre Adventure? Want to learn how to pose like your favourite character? This is the panel for you! Come learn from a pro: a hypermobile Jojo cosplayer of 7 years! And after mastering some poses, join us for a game of Jojo Pose Charades!

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

3:00pm

Vocaloid History: The Musical (16+)
[Rating: 16+] An original production written, choreographed, and performed exclusively for Tsukino-Con, this one-man band/panel will go through the ins and outs of Vocaloid's debut and cultural dominance while exploring themes of self-acceptance being unashamed of your passions. Join in the (low budget) musical experience that covers the history of Vocaloid and its impact on popular culture through live music, theatre, and dance!

Speakers
avatar for Cameron Simo

Cameron Simo

Amateur Musician
An aspiring author, and a writer by passion, Cameron Simo is a UVic student that strives to be an English teacher for middle school. In his free time, he loves writing and playing music. He’s played guitar for 10 years, and bass for 2 years.


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

3:00pm

Hobby to Film
[Rating: G] Two costume making professionals currently working in the film industry will lead an informational panel on how people with cosplay making skills can explore career opportunities in the costume department. Discover what school or course options and relevant production work experience can help open doors. Learn about which skills are necessary to develop, as well as niche or specialized skills which can give you a competitive edge. Information on how to gain entry into the film union will also be covered and there will be time for open Q&A discussion with the panelists.

Speakers
avatar for Roxy

Roxy

Seamstess
Seamstress, cosplayer and first time panelist, comes to Tsukino Con for the first time! Here to host; Hobby to Film. An informative session on the costuming and film industry.
avatar for Caroline

Caroline

Costume Seamstress/Builder
Caroline has been working professionally in the Vancouver film industry for the past three years and is a full member of IATSE 891. A graduate of the Capilano Costuming for Stage and Screen program, she has been sewing for 16 years and enjoys mentoring others. She has also been teaching... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

3:00pm

Cosplay Contest
[Rating: PG-13] Brush those wigs, polish those boots, and get that last stitch sewn up! Anivents Unlimited returns once again to present Tsukino-Con’s main event, the Tsukino-Con Cosplay Contest!

Speakers
avatar for Maryjane Brown

Maryjane Brown

brain surgeon, astronaut, data analyst, in various societies & has given lectures on every subject
avatar for DJ YUKKURi

DJ YUKKURi

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Anivents Unlimited
HELLO YES I AM DJ


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

3:00pm

Girls Secret: Doki Doki Himitsu♡
[Rating: PG-13] Come out and enjoy a spectacular show by Girls’ Secret! We hope to share our passion for Japanese music and dance with everyone through our setlist of fun and diverse choreography. Our performance will include exciting announcements and audience participation, so don’t miss out! This will be our first live outside of Vancouver, and we can’t wait to see you there~♪

Speakers
avatar for Ayu

Ayu

Leader, Girls' Secret
avatar for Suki

Suki

Girls' Secret


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

3:30pm

Laura Stahl Autographs
[Rating: G] Laura Stahl scribbles her name on your personal property!

Speakers
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

3:30pm

Copyright Infringement in Anime
[Rating: PG-13] Have you ever heard background music in an anime that sounded a little... familiar? Anime has a history of playing it fast and loose with copyrighted material, especially music. Come check out a few of the most notable examples.

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

3:30pm

GM Panel: D&D as Dark as Noir
[Rating: PG-13] Dork Tales presents a panel on noir settings, gumshoes, mysteries, and tentacled horrors from beyond! Learn about the history, tropes, and how to get away with a murder mystery plot behind the GM screen!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:30pm - 5:00pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

4:00pm

TVoA Dubrector's Cut
[Rating: PG-13] You've been patient, Tsukino-Con, and now TVoA is happy to bring you the ultimate replacement for the Late Night Dub Fight! This all new, yet awesomely familiar event will bring the many voice actors and performers of The Voices of Anarchy together to improvise a live dubbing of many anime, video game, and cartoon clips! No scripts, no rules, and plenty of lip flaps! You don't wanna miss it!

Speakers
avatar for The Voices of Anarchy

The Voices of Anarchy

The comedy staple of Tsukino-Con, we welcome back for 2020 – The Voices of Anarchy!Here’s a word from head funny man Will Wood.“Hey Tsukino-Con! You probably know who we are by now, but just in case… Do you love improv comedy? Are you curious at the very least? Well then... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 4:00pm - 5:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

5:00pm

Cosplay Lip-Sync Battle Setup
[SETUP] The time has come... Good luck, and don't fudge it up!

Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 5:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

5:00pm

Erica Mendez Autographs
[Rating: G] Erica Mendez scribbles her name on your personal property!

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

5:00pm

Manga, Film and Japanese Clothing
[Rating: G] Japanese style clothings have been influential to Western culture through manga and film. As looking at Cosplay fashion and other fashion influenced by Japanese manga or film, we will discuss Japanese influence in clothing.

Speakers
avatar for Hitomi Harama

Hitomi Harama

Hitomi Harama works as a Kimono and Japanese culture specialist based in Victoria, BC, Canada. She is passionate about preserving good old Japanese customs, traditions, and craftsmanship as well as Kimono culture, and has been working on educating people about traditional Japanese... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

5:00pm

Writing for Anime
[Rating: G] Along with being a voice actor for Anime and J-RPGs, Laura is also a professional script adapter. In this panel she gives an overview of what it’s like to adapt Anime dialogue from direct translation into what you hear in your favorite dubs! Find out how to balance the essence of the Japanese creator’s message with western sensibility, being true to the voice of each individual character, matching timing and rhythm of animation, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

5:00pm

Watch Symphogear
[Rating: PG-13] The biggest franchise of the 10's you probably never heard of. Spanning 5 seasons, come check out the incredible action, banging tunes and All-Star voice cast.

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

5:00pm

AMV Contest LOUD Setup
[SETUP] We're getting ready to crank your AMV experience up to 11!


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

5:30pm

Maple Leaves and Goblin Slaying
[Rating: G] Join Voice Actress and Tsukino Con alumnus Hayden Daviau and learn the story of how a small Canadian went from small-time cosplayer to working actress in Dallas, Texas!


Speakers
avatar for Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:30pm - 6:30pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

5:30pm

GM Panel: Anime in my RPG
[Rating: PG-13] Dork Tales presents a panel on ANIME and how to an anime-themed game in D&D and other systems, including Big Eyes Small Mouth! Learn how to play a level 20 Super Saijin in a party with a level 20 Magical Girl and a level 1 Robot Pilot.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

5:30pm

Cosplay Lip-Sync Battle
[Rating: PG-13] Are you ready to Lip Sync for your life? Watch cosplayers perform for the title of Tsukino Lip-Sync Champion as they battle against each other for your favor!

Speakers
avatar for Nicole

Nicole

ask me about why I've been going to Tsukino Con since 2010 and at one point for two years in a row they just gave me a Gold Pass and now I'm a guest


Saturday February 22, 2020 5:30pm - 7:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

6:00pm

AMV Contest LOUD!!!
[Rating: PG-13] Our Anime Music Video contest, come and vote on your favorite! This room is for all of you hollerin' and hootin' fangirls and fanboys who enjoy burst eardrums.

Speakers
avatar for Jay

Jay

Head of AMV
Head of: AMV ContestWerewolf: Trial Start!---I am big nerd and cosplayer who has been attending Tsukincon for 10 years (as of this year) and I'm very excited to finally be running a main event! Feel free to approach me if you need help getting around, or if you'd like info on the... Read More →
avatar for Tianna

Tianna

Head Of AMV
Head of AMV contest with Jay !



Saturday February 22, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

6:30pm

AMV Contest QUIET Setup
[SETUP] What?! Whose footprints are these?! What was that noise?!


Saturday February 22, 2020 6:30pm - 7:00pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

6:30pm

Stretchy Fabric 101
[Rating: G] From the vinyl plugsuits of Evangelion to the sparkly skating costumes of Yuri!!! On Ice, anime is full of stretchy outfits. Join the talented staff of the Cosplay Repair Station for an in-depth look at the different types of stretchy fabrics and how to use them. We’ll cover how to pattern with stretch, the best methods for sewing, and how to add structure. Whether you’re brand new to the world of stretchy fabrics or looking to expand your knowledge, this panel is for you!

Speakers
avatar for Cosplay Repair Station

Cosplay Repair Station

Back for our fourth year at Tsukino-Con, we are the Cosplay Repair Station—a Washington State based costume repair group who love to make the cosplay community just a little better for everyone. We know how stressful it is to have a cosplay malfunction or something break at the... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 6:30pm - 7:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

6:30pm

Snoopkino-Con: Shreked Hams (16+)
[Rating: 16+] This is an AMV contest for real anime (Snoop Dogg, Shrek, Le Simpson's, etc), where the only way to submit amvs is through YouTube by getting to the 4th page of certain keywords we never publicly release. There's no judges, no prizes, and no rules dictating what "music" means.

Speakers
avatar for Tanner

Tanner

Don't talk to me about anime. You know nothing about Snoop Dogg's love for Shrek AMVs


Saturday February 22, 2020 6:30pm - 8:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

6:30pm

Retro Shoujo Melodrama (16+)
[Rating: 16+] Shoujo from the 60s, 70s and 80s not only had a distinctive style that has been lost to time, but also a way of portraying emotion, drama and character through a level of extreme melodrama that was unmatched. Come explore the power of retro shoujo melodrama through titles like Aim for the Ace, Glass Mask, Brother, Dear Brother and The Rose of Versailles.

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 6:30pm - 8:00pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

7:00pm

Who the Hell is Laura Stahl?
[Rating: G] This is my Q&A. We discuss how I got started as an actor, and found myself in the world of anime. Then I answer questions and try not to embarrass myself.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 7:00pm - 8:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

7:00pm

AMV Contest Quiet (SHHH!!!)
[Rating: PG-13] Our Anime Music Video contest, come and vote on your favorite! This room is for all of you who love AMVs, a sensible chuckle and perhaps a cup of tea.

Speakers
avatar for Jay

Jay

Head of AMV
Head of: AMV ContestWerewolf: Trial Start!---I am big nerd and cosplayer who has been attending Tsukincon for 10 years (as of this year) and I'm very excited to finally be running a main event! Feel free to approach me if you need help getting around, or if you'd like info on the... Read More →
avatar for Tianna

Tianna

Head Of AMV
Head of AMV contest with Jay !



Saturday February 22, 2020 7:00pm - 10:00pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

7:30pm

Dungeons & Dragons: Live!
[Rating: PG-13] Join the Dork Tales crew for a very special anime-themed Dungeons, Dragons game, rife with audience participation, props, a magic hat, cosplay, and maybe even a Gundam or two!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 7:30pm - 9:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

8:00pm

Whose Line Is It Anime 18+ [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] Wanna get that geeky improv spirit out of you, with just enough lewd and crude to make the whole thing hilarious? Well come out to a Criticals improv mixer show where we make YOU the stars of the scenes and we create some geeky, sexy, weird and hilarious improv memories. Maybe we'll finally see what happens when two characters really fuse, or the what happens behind the scenes between Boruto's Dad and Mom.

Speakers
avatar for Zachary

Zachary

Founder, Owner, Fenris & Friends
I'm Fenris, Host of the youtube show Fenris & Friends, where myself and my friends play video games! I also do reviews, livestreams and other such content. At conventions, I host the fan favorite panel "Guess That Video Game Theme", which has seen great success at Anime Evolution... Read More →
avatar for Philip

Philip

Mr Phil Guy
Philip and Colin Amor are brothers born and raised in beautiful Vancouver. In 2007, they began visiting different conventions in Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle, experiencing all kinds of communities and fandoms. In 2012, Phil inherited a panel from a friend and was hooked. Now... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

8:00pm

Being a Magical Girl Sucks!
[Rating: PG-13] Being a magical girl SUCKS. Oh sure, you've a cool wand and a pretty outfit. But your teammates may be working against you. Your mentor might have an ulterior motive and most of the time, you're sad rather than happy. This isn't not what you signed up for, is it? Misu the Witch will do everything she can to convince that not only is becoming a magical girl a bad idea, it's a killer one - and we don't mean that in a good way!

Speakers
avatar for N'Donna

N'Donna

Witch and Kaiju
Once upon a time, a closet otaku wanted to write about magical girls. So, she told her idea to a precious friend who told her to absolutely go for it. Since then the girl has been on quite an adventure, presenting panels in Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, and of course, Victoria, all... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

8:30pm

Life Fibers, Idols & Magi.. Oh My!
[Rating: G] Kill la Kill, Love Live, Sword Art Online, Sailor Moon… these are just some of many the fun titles that Erica has been a part of. Don’t lose your way and come talk to Erica about some of your favorite projects she’s been in!

Speakers
avatar for Erica Mendez

Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 8:30pm - 9:30pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

8:30pm

Gamer Mail Time Live! [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] The Worst Internet Show ever is Live on stage (or in a room I guess), bring your worst gaming and anime themed Items to be reviewed by the host (TbazeTV) and be prepared for many goofs and gags to ensue. (also special guests because what's a live show without those?)

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 8:30pm - 9:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

8:30pm

How I Got Banned from the Con (16+)
[Rating: 16+] I got banned from Tsukino Con so that you don't have to! In just 60 minutes we'll take you from being a raging alcoholic dumping noodles in sinks and pestering strangers to being a functioning member of convention society once more!

Speakers
avatar for Tanner

Tanner

Don't talk to me about anime. You know nothing about Snoop Dogg's love for Shrek AMVs


Saturday February 22, 2020 8:30pm - 9:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

9:00pm

Swimsuit Showdown Setup [18+ ID]
[SETUP]
We're trucking in the beach sand as we speak!
All contestants must be checked in by 9:20PM.
Entry will be restricted to Swimsuit Showdown contestants, volunteers, and staff.



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00pm - 9:40pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

9:30pm

Watamote & Anime Adaptation Limits (16+)
[Rating: 16+] Watamote & The Limitations of Anime Adaptations > Did you know that “No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular!”, better known as Watamote, turns into a yuri harem slice-of-life? Well, it does in the manga! It does a LOT in the manga you have no idea about. Through Watamote we’ll explore the various problems when adapting a show into an anime. Warning: the sheer amount of references to yuri makes this panel 16+.

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 9:30pm - 10:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

9:30pm

TVoA 18+ Late Night Improv! [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] Come one, come some (if you're legal) to The Voices of Anarchy 18+ live improv comedy late show! We'll run you through 90+ minutes of short form, unscripted, and bat-**** insane comedy just the way your momma used to make... you avoid. Except now that you're an adult, she can go to hell! (Nah, we love you person reading this' mom!)

Speakers
avatar for The Voices of Anarchy

The Voices of Anarchy

The comedy staple of Tsukino-Con, we welcome back for 2020 – The Voices of Anarchy!Here’s a word from head funny man Will Wood.“Hey Tsukino-Con! You probably know who we are by now, but just in case… Do you love improv comedy? Are you curious at the very least? Well then... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 9:30pm - 11:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

9:40pm

Seating Opens [18+ ID]
[SETUP] Why don't you have a seat over there, so long as you're 18 or older?

Saturday February 22, 2020 9:40pm - 10:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

10:00pm

J-Cinema: 要約し過ぎた![18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] J-Cinema: way too abridged! Come take a super-speedy run through Japanese feature film history from the G to the WTF? From Ozu and Kurosawa to zombies and robo-geishas, we'll try to cover it all so you can find something new to love about watching Japanese movies. Questions welcome!

Speakers

Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00pm - 11:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

10:00pm

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Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00pm - 11:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

10:00pm

Swimsuit Showdown [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] A Beach Party? In the middle of Winter?! Of course! We’re in Canada, after all! Based on the original Cosplay Swimsuit Contest by H. Cupcake Productions, Anivents Unlimited once again presents everybody’s favorite late-night event, the Tsukino-Con Swimsuit Showdown! Get ready for the ultimate Beach Episode as our lovely contestants keep us warm by steaming things up on this chilly Winter night!

Speakers
avatar for DJ YUKKURi

DJ YUKKURi

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Anivents Unlimited
HELLO YES I AM DJ


Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00pm - Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00am
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

10:00pm

Fanfiction Hell 9-9! [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] This is the worst panel at Tsukino-Con. You don't want to go to it. You definitely won't enjoy a panel that requires government issued ID to enter and is likely full of crude, awfully written fan fiction and the worst mime performances you'll ever see. Try the My Little Pony panel. We hear it's good!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00pm - Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00am
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

10:00pm

The Room of Shame [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] Have you ever wanted to know why tentacle [REDACTED] exists? Sure you have! Or, maybe, why Hentai proportions are so ridiculously exaggerated? And what the hell is with the guys not having faces half the time? These questions, and more, answered in the Room of Shame, where we take your 2-D sex-education seriously!

Speakers
avatar for Mike 'Darth Otaku' Massiah

Mike 'Darth Otaku' Massiah

Great Wise Teacher, Room of Shame
I'm a long time anime fan, as well as an all around nerd (DnD, video games, minis games, card games, you name it). I started this panel around a decade ago after noticing certain consistencies and themes across a wide variety of hentai, and finding the reasons behind these things... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 10:00pm - Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00am
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

10:30pm

My Weeb, My Weeb, and Me [18+ ID]
[Rating: 18+ *ID REQUIRED*] Do you like anime? Do you like Dungeon and Dragons? Do you like questionable advice given by unqualified people? Do you like podcasts? Well come on down to My Weeb, My Weeb, and Me. Where much like the McElroys we're paying homage to we'll talk about all and none of these topics in a comedic fashion.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel

Rachel

Super into Steven Universe and Undertale! Find me at the Undertale gathering or on Sunday at 11:00 for the SU panel!
avatar for Lana

Lana

Himbology Professor & T-posing Menace, Lana Del Cosplay
An avid cosplayer and con-goer since 2012, Lana now brings her special brand of "Fairy Princess Sparkle mixed with the Unhinged Feral Energy of someone who downed three 5-hour energy shots in one sitting" to Tsukinocon with her cosplays and her panels. She's an avid Himbo enthusiast... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 10:30pm - Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00am
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

11:00pm

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Saturday February 22, 2020 11:00pm - Sunday February 23, 2020 12:00am
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)
 
Sunday, February 23
 

11:00am

Let’s Draw! with Voice Actors
[Rating: G] You know your favorite voice actors for the characters they voice, but can they draw those characters? Come see voice actors show off their drawing skills... or lack thereof. Bring your own paper and drawing materials to the panel and draw along. Use #LetsDrawVA to show us your stuff!

Speakers
avatar for Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →
avatar for Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →
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Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

11:00am

Wigs 101
[Rating: G] Join the staff of the Cosplay Repair Station for a hands-on workshop all about wigs. We’ll cover the basics of wearing, styling, and maintaining wigs using donated wigs from Arda. Whether you’ve been wearing wigs for years or have yet to even touch one, you’re sure to learn something!


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Cosplay Repair Station

Back for our fourth year at Tsukino-Con, we are the Cosplay Repair Station—a Washington State based costume repair group who love to make the cosplay community just a little better for everyone. We know how stressful it is to have a cosplay malfunction or something break at the... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

11:00am

Good Morning Tsukino-Con!
[Rating: PG-13] Crack open a can of Suntory Boss Coffee™ and get ready for Tsukino-Con's final day! We're going Live with R̶e̶g̶i̶s̶ YUKKURi and Kelly as they dish out the canned banter at Tsukino-Con's first ever morning show!

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Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel
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DJ YUKKURi

DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Anivents Unlimited
HELLO YES I AM DJ



Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

11:00am

Guess That Cartoon Theme
[Rating: G] It's the morning of your weekend and what's the first thing that's on every geeks mind? Grabbing a big bowl of your favorite cereal, a tall glass of Juice, and camping out in front of the TV for some good old cartoons, be it FoxBox, Family Channel, CN, or YTV. So come join us down this trivia nostalgia trip of a casual competition as we test how well you can recognize all those wonderful cartoon themes from the 80s, 90s, 00s, all the way to present day!


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Philip

Mr Phil Guy
Philip and Colin Amor are brothers born and raised in beautiful Vancouver. In 2007, they began visiting different conventions in Vancouver, Victoria, and Seattle, experiencing all kinds of communities and fandoms. In 2012, Phil inherited a panel from a friend and was hooked. Now... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

11:00am

Talent Show Auditions
[Rating: PG-13] Come one come all, singers, dancers, musical spoon players! If you think you have what it takes, try your skill for our panel of judges!

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Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

11:00am

TVoA All-Ages Improv Show
[Rating: G] Come one, come all to The Voices of Anarchy general audience live improv comedy show! We'll run you through 90 minutes of short form, unscripted, and off the walls comedy just the way your momma used to make... you avoid. Except since it's all ages, she can come too!

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The Voices of Anarchy

The comedy staple of Tsukino-Con, we welcome back for 2020 – The Voices of Anarchy!Here’s a word from head funny man Will Wood.“Hey Tsukino-Con! You probably know who we are by now, but just in case… Do you love improv comedy? Are you curious at the very least? Well then... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

11:00am

Fruits Basket: Live!
[Rating: PG-13] A character-interacive panel with an opportunity to Q&A, featuring content from the original Furuba series as well as the new! Join us for some games or pit us against each other for a laugh so good you'll want everyone to stay together, always.

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Emilka

Tsukino Con 2020:Fruits Basket PanelSwimsuit Competition


Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

11:00am

Girls und Panzer der Film
[Rating: PG-13] Sometime after the 63rd senshadou tournament, the Japanese Ministry of Education decides to move forward with its plan to decommission Ooarai Girls High School despite their recent triumph in the championship. In order to keep the school open, Miho and her team must win a match against a university senshadou team. For this difficult battle, Miho and the others count with the help of their friends from the other schools they previously faced, as well as assistance from new friends from the Chihatan Academy and Keizoku High School. Together, they will join forces to save Ooarai.

Source: MyAnimeList/Wikipedia

Sunday February 23, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

12:30pm

Talent Show Setup
[SETUP] We're getting ready to find out who's the one with the most talent here!


Sunday February 23, 2020 12:30pm - 1:00pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

12:30pm

Inside The Voice Actors Studio
[Rating: PG-13] What’s it like in the recording booth? What’s it like in the director’s chair? What’s the most embarrassing thing that has happened when you were recording? Our panel of voice actors are ready to share their tales from the industry with you in our round-table discussion of the industry!

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Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →
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Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →
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Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →
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Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Sunday February 23, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

12:30pm

An Introduction to Yokai
[Rating: PG-13] You might have heard of creatures such as the kitsune, the kappa, and/or the oni thanks to your favourite anime or video game, but did you know that they're part of a group of Japanese mythological creatures known as "yokai"? Come by and learn about the different types of yokai from the common to the lesser. We'll also throw in some notable stories, advice to survive your next encounter with one, and some examples of them in manga, anime, and games!

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M. Mishieru

Mishieru Chan
I create and run a few panels for anime cons. Currently trying to perfect the mystic art of throwing code all over the place. It\'s a great day for chemis- er I mean anime!


Sunday February 23, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

12:30pm

your name Starring KeanuReeves
[Rating: PG-13] Makoto Shinkai's "your name." has captured hearts and imaginations around the world since its premiere in 2016, but some people may have noticed that the story seems a little... familiar? In fact, the basic concept behind the film has been seen in numerous forms internationally over the years. Come for a close examination of why "your name." succeeded wildly where other versions failed. How does Keanu fit into this? You'll have to come by to find out! (Note: major spoilers for "your name.")

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Sunday February 23, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

1:00pm

Talent Show
[Rating: PG-13] Think you have the talent? Then show us as you compete for fame and fabulous prizes! For those who would rather keep their awesome super powers to themselves, come to cheer for your buddies! Join us at the Tsukino-con 2020 Talent Show! Spaces are limited, so come prepared and ready to compete!

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Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

1:00pm

Voyagers: Idol Project
[Rating: G] Join Voyagers for their performance in Voyagers: Idol Project! Voyagers returns with all new content, featuring dances from Vocaloid, J-pop, Love Live, and more!

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Elizabeth

Leader, Voyagers
Hi! I'm Atlas and I'm the leader of Mystic Flower and Voyagers!


Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

1:00pm

Ace Attorney Fan Panel
[Rating: PG-13] Spend an hour with two Ace Attorney fan people as we show you the ins-and-outs of the Wright kinda lifestyle! There will be trivia! There will be fan-dubbing! There will be cool things we found on the internet! Most importantly, there will be prizes!

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Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

1:00pm

Time Wizardy & Mind Control
[Rating: PG-13] Dungeons & Dragons, Critical Role, Call of Cthulu, and lots and lots of dice. You’ve heard the buzzwords, you’ve got the books, and now you want to run games. Join your TTRPG guide Di as she goes over the psychology you can use to control your players without them knowing it! Content warning: references to cults. Concepts included: Knives & Lollipops, Player Profiles and the S.I.T Model, Proper Applications, When to Open/Close a Session, How to Start a Cult.

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Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

1:00pm

A Silent Voice
[Rating: PG-13] "A Silent Voice" follows the poignant and moving story of Shoya Ishida, a school bully, and Shoko Nishimiya, a young girl with a hearing disability. Their story begins in sixth grade when Shoko transfers to Shoya's elementary school and quickly finds herself bullied and isolated due to her hearing disability. Years later, the tables turn, and Shoya finds himself the victim. "A Silent Voice" depicts the struggles and challenges of adolescence alongside coming-of-age outside the norm.

Source: Rotten Tomatoes


Sunday February 23, 2020 1:00pm - 3:30pm
8 Small Panel Room (ECS 130)

2:00pm

Storytelling and Fandoms
[Rating: G] After the release of Harry Potter, middle grade and young adult books have really become a part of geek culture. They have their own fandoms, and there is significant overlap between book fandoms and more traditional fandoms. We’re going to take a look at how a love of story connects all these fandoms together, and how your experience as a fan can enhance your work as a writer and creator.


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Sunday February 23, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

2:00pm

English VA Autograph Extravaganza!
[Rating: G] Hayden Daviau, Laura Stahl, AND Erica Mendez have all come together to scribble their names on your personal property! With their powers combined, they are... Haylaurica Davahldez!

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Hayden Daviau

Hayden Daviau grew up in the world of performance arts and began her journey of acting in musical theatre, children’s theatre, and show choir. Due to her love of cartoons and animation, Hayden found her way into the recording booth and instantly fell in love with voice over.Born... Read More →
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Laura Stahl

Laura Stahl is a Los Angeles-based voice actor.Some of her more notable roles are Ray in The Promised Neverland, Hayato Kawajiri in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, and Aiger Akabane in Beyblade Burst: Turbo.Laura has also recently started adapting anime scripts... Read More →
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Erica Mendez

Chicago native Erica Mendez is a longtime anime and video game fan who put in the work and became a voice actress. She has been fortunate to play some fan-favorite characters, including: Retsuko in Aggretsuko, Ryuko in KILL la KILL, Gon in Hunter x Hunter, Aladdin in Magi: The Labyrinth... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm
7 Medium Panel Room (ECS 108)

2:00pm

Memeocalypse!
[Rating: PG-13] Calling all weebs! Test your knowledge of animu, vidya games, and may-mays at Tsukino-Con's favorite game show where you and a partner can win stuffs! Come with approximate knowledge of [stuff] and a rad team name

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avatar for Kelly (Dork Tales)

Kelly (Dork Tales)

Dork Tales
Dork tales is a channel dedicated to games, stories, and fun. Join us, a group of friends in the Pacific Northwest, and share our adventures with you. Welcome to the party.You can find us at:http://www.twitch.tv/dorktaleshttp://www.youtube.com/dorktales@dorktaleschannel


Sunday February 23, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
3 Final Stage (BWC A104)

2:30pm

AMV Smackdown Setup
[SETUP] Bah Gawd! The most electrifying event in AMV entertainment history is getting ready to take place! And that's the bottom line!


Sunday February 23, 2020 2:30pm - 3:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

3:00pm

AMV Smackdown!
[Rating: PG-13] Two videos enter, one video leaves! Watch as your favourite videos duke it out to become this year's AMV Smackdown champions!

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Jay

Head of AMV
Head of: AMV ContestWerewolf: Trial Start!---I am big nerd and cosplayer who has been attending Tsukincon for 10 years (as of this year) and I'm very excited to finally be running a main event! Feel free to approach me if you need help getting around, or if you'd like info on the... Read More →
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Tianna

Head Of AMV
Head of AMV contest with Jay !


Sunday February 23, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

3:00pm

Smash Speculation Game-Show
[Rating: PG-13] Do you like playing Smash Brothers? Do you like speculating about Smash Brothers? Have you ever wanted to play speculation about Smash Brothers? Well, now you can! At the Smash Bros Speculation Game-Show! Players compete to test their Smash knowledge and their memories of the many (in)accurate leaks and theories that have surrounded Smash Bros ultimate speculation. Players are then given a platform to civilly argue in favour of their most-wanted characters.

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Sunday February 23, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
6 Medium Panel Room (ECS 104)

3:00pm

Samurai: Myths and Misconceptions
[Rating: G] There are misconceptions about Japanese swordsmanship in western culture, esp. with respect to Samurai and the “code of the warrior”, Bushido. Chris Tooley, ZNIR Renshi, will discuss what he has learned in his decades-spanning training in the martial art of Iaido.

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Sunday February 23, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
4 Large Panel Room (ECS 116)

3:00pm

On the Spot: Fan Edition (16+)
[Rating: 16+] Are you a fan of improv game shows? Do you enjoy watching teams struggle to come up with scenarios…On the Spot? If you said YES (or no) to either of those questions come on and watch two teams compete for glory, fame, and the not-so-golden-Gus in this Fan Edition of Rooster Teeth’s “On the Spot”. Two pairs will compete in a series of improv word games- with audience participation greatly encouraged- to see who will rise up and become the champions of On The Spot: Fan Edition.

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Ashley

Hey Wassup. I've been cosplaying for 10 years. Still not very good at it but I try my best


Sunday February 23, 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm
2 Second Stage (ECS 123)

3:30pm

Those Chinese Cartoons
[Rating: PG-13] We all use the word "Chinese cartoons" while making fun of anime, but ever think of the actual thing? Find out more about them here, and maybe walk out with some new titles to watch later on!

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M. Mishieru

Mishieru Chan
I create and run a few panels for anime cons. Currently trying to perfect the mystic art of throwing code all over the place. It\'s a great day for chemis- er I mean anime!


Sunday February 23, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
5 Large Panel Room (ECS 124)

4:30pm

Closing Ceremonies Setup
[SETUP] Sadly, all good things must come to an end! We get ready to give our closing remarks for the weekend as we wrap up another year of Tsukino-Con!


Sunday February 23, 2020 4:30pm - 5:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)

5:00pm

Closing Ceremonies
[Rating: G] Sayonara doesn't have to be forever! Take a moment to reflect upon the weekend with us in our Closing Ceremonies.

Sunday February 23, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
1 First Stage (BWC B150)