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AnimeCon 11

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Friday, August 1, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - Registration opens

All Day

AnimeCon Geoadventure (Underground) A Geocaching-like adventure!  Your mission is to click on each marker on the GeoMap and use a compass to find each site.

Zen Garden (Outside) Stop by and meditate by the Zen garden

Morning Sessions:

Human Battleship (Auditorium) Don’t let your opponent sink your battleships!  Join in this human-sized game of strategy.  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Minecraft Lounge (Underground): Hang out and play this popular online game.  9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Just Dance (Job Shop): Get your groove on with this popular Wii game.9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Button-Making (South Basement) Make one-of-a-kind anime buttons. 9:30 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Fisherman’s Catch (Adult Ed. Classroom) Design your catch to display at home.  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cosplay on a Budget (Board Room) Limited on funds?  Learn about some cosplay ideas that won’t break your bank. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Henna Tattoos (Meeting Room 1) Get a traditional Henna tattoo (non-permanent, but it will last a while).  **Supplies limited – while it lasts!** 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Post-It Gallery (South Basement) Create a mini piece-of-art for the Post-It gallery. 9:30 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.

Japanese Bookbinding (Job Shop Classroom) Learn about the history of manga, the Japanese publishing industry, and have an opportunity to make your very own book, Japanese-style.  Limit 25 per session – get your ticket at Registration. 2 sessions: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Traditional Tea Ceremony (Centennial Room) Yumi Nagaki demonstrates the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learning to Bow & Other Social Customs (Underground Meeting Room) Chie Ozaki shows the different types of bows and customs in Japan including welcoming guests, the proper way to set a table, and how to use chopsticks.  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

JRock/Pop (Board Room)  Whether you like to head-bang to Dir en grey, rock out with Miyavi, or just curl up on a rainy day and listen to Gackt, come by for a discussion on the very best of JRock and JPop.  We’ll have music playing and concert DVDs to enjoy from the artists you know and love, and some that perhaps you haven’t heard of.  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


***Stations shut down from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch***


Afternoon sessions:

Sushi Making (Centennial Room) Veronica Chang talks about sushi and demonstrates how to make this popular food.  1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Cardinal K-Pop Dance Team (Auditorium) The University of Louisville’s Cardinal K-Pop Dance Team performs to EXO’s “Growl” and Girls’ Generation’s “Oh!” 1:00 – 1:20 p.m.

Cosplay Makeup 101 (Job Shop Meeting Room) Learn some tricks of the trade about creating your own cosplay makeup look.  Limit 25 per session – get your ticket at Registration!
2 sessions: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. & 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Crescent Moon Dancers (Auditorium) The Crescent Moon Dancers perform traditional folk dances from Uzbekistan.  1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament (Adult Ed. Classroom) Bring your cards and prepare to do battle!!  Sign up to compete at the registration desk. 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Totoro Spam Musubi (Underground Meeting Room) Make this popular Hawaiian snack, inspired by Japanese omusubi and desgined to look like Totoro. 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Ramen Noodle Eating Contest (South Basement) For the 11th year in a row!  Who will be the Ramen noodle champ this year? 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Cosplay Contest & Group Picture (Auditorium) Don’t forget to register your costume at the registration table for the cosplay contest.  3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Poster Giveaway (South Lobby) Get your official AnimeCon 11 poster.  While supplies last! 4:00 p.m.

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Anime Screenings

Free! (Centennial Room) Nanase Haruka loved to be in the water – loved swimming.  In high school he rejoins some of his old swim-mates establishing the Iwatobi High School Swimming Club (Rating: 13+). 9:30 & 10:00 a.m.

Folktales from Japan (Centennial Room) These traditional short stories from Japan teach values from generation to generation (Rating: all ages).  10:30 a.m.

Chi’s Sweet Home (Underground Meeting Room) A heart-warming story of a kitten’s daily adventures and its family (Rating: all ages) 9:30 & 10:00 a.m.

Blue Exorcist (Underground Meeting Room) The realm of demons is intruding on the realm of humans and it’s about to cause some problems! (Rating: 13+) 10:30 a.m.

Astro Boy (Board Room) An anime classic (Rating: all ages) 9:30 a.m.

Emma (Centennial Room) In the late 19th century, William Jones, a member of the gentry falls in love with Emma, a maid and the barriers of class and wealth stand between them (Rating: 12+) 2:00 & 2:30 p.m.

Aria (Board Room) Join the Aria Company as they provide gondola tours of the planet Neo Venezia (Rating: 12+) 2:00 & 2:30 p.m.

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