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2017 Program guide
Welcome to Animate Florida! We hope you’re as
excited about the show as we are. As always, we
strive to put on the best co...
Featured Guests
All Featured Guests will sign 1 free autograph per
attendee during their scheduled signing sessions in
the...
Stephen L. Russell
Friday October 6, 2017
3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR
ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2
4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS
Sat...
Friday:
1:30pm - Tournament Registration Opens
3:00pm - Rocket League (PC)
5:00pm - Pokkén Tournament (WiiU)
8:00pm - Tekk...
6:00pm to 7:00pm: ASPECTS OF
CREATIVE WRITING: “HEROIC
CREATIONS”: Join P. L. McCall II, the
creator of Grace Flynn on a d...
10:30am to 1:00pm: COSTUME
CONTEST: PRE-JUDGING SESSION
#1: Pre-Judging for the costume
competition. This is the first ses...
5:00pm to 6:00pm: NAME THAT
KPOP: Calling all Kpop fans! Test your
knowledge in this trivia panel. Everything
new and old,...
10:30am to 3:00pm: CAROLINA
MANGA LIBRARY: Love Manga? Stop
by the Carolina Manga Library for a quiet
place to read your f...
4:30pm to 5:30pm: DRUNK ON
DISNEY PRESENTS: FROM STAR
TOURS TO STAR WARS LAND: Dana
Snyder and Guy Hutchinson take a look
...
Antonina Anime
Booth 1023
Brianna Blackfire
Booth 1013
Celissi Cosplay
Booth 1025
Chasis Photos
Booth 1029
FantasyNinja
Bo...
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Animate Florida 2017

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ANIMATE FLORIDA returns OCTOBER 6-8, 2017 to The Miami Airport Convention Center “The MACC”. Animate Florida is a three-day celebration of Anime, Animation, Cosplay, and Video Games, with some of the biggest names in the anime and animation industries, cosplayers, comedians, entertainers, and much more! There will be hundreds of events, such as celebrity Q&As, costume contests, video games, comedy shows, exhibitors, and artists!

ANIMATE FLORIDA will take place at The Miami Airport Convention Center “The MACC”, 711 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126

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Animate Florida 2017

  1. 1. 2017 Program guide
  2. 2. Welcome to Animate Florida! We hope you’re as excited about the show as we are. As always, we strive to put on the best convention possible for our community, and we’ve got some awesome new ideas in place this year, as as some amazing guests, events, entertainers, and exhibitors. This show only happens because of your support. Thank you to all the Fans, Exhibitors, Guests, Press, Staff, Volunteers, and Panelists who participate in all of our events. We couldn’t be here without you! Please note: Animate Florida attendees may be photographed or filmed at any time at the convention. By purchasing admission to Animate Florida, the attendee consents to being recorded (by audio, visual and/or other means) for exhibition and exploitation by any means in all media now known or hereafter devised worldwide in perpetuity. In other words, by attending Animate Florida, you give your consent to be photographed and appear on camera. Announced Events and Guests are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice. Every effort will be madetoannounce changesontheAnimateFlorida website,and viaoursocialmediachannels,butsometimes last-minute changes will occur. The views and opinions of any guests, attendees, or panelists belong solely to the individual and do not reflect those of Animate Florida, our sponsors, or our affiliates. COSTUME AND MASK POLICIES: All Costumes and Masks must be Rated PG- 13. You may be required to show your real identity at the request of staff or security. Anything that is illegal outside of the convention is illegal inside the convention. You may not wear any costume that shows any hate symbols or anything with the sole intention of shocking or offending others. Animate Florida Staff may deem any costume inappropriate and request the wearer change or cover the offending aspects. Failure to comply may result in a staff member requiring the wearer to leave without refund. If you cannot easily see through your costume or move around in it, you must have a handler with you at all times. If you have a leash as part of your costume, you are the only person permitted to hold the leash. Do not show your genitals, buttocks, or breasts around the public for any reason. You must wear shoes at all times. You may not wear any costume that would impersonate local law enforcement or other emergency response personnel. You may not wear Heelys, roller skates or roller blades, and you may not ride on a skateboard, scooter, bicycle, segway, hoverboard, or other wheeled devices at the convention. THE “PROXIMITY RULE”: Any part of your costume that extends more than four inches (4) off of your body is officially considered a “prop” (wings, spikes, helmets, etc.) and should adhere to both the costumepoliciesandweapon policiesabove. AnimateFlorida reservestherighttoamend or change these rules at any time for any reason to provide for the safety, security and general well-being of attendees and the general public. SIGN AND BANNER POLICIES: All signs and banners must be PG-13 and follow all of the rules of both costumes and props. Signs and banners may not contain solicitation (“Will _____ for _____.”, or any variation). We have a strict NO SOLICITATION POLICY! Signsandbannersmaynotcontainprofanity or offensive material. You may carry a sign as part of your costume, so long as the sign is clearly relevant to the character you are portraying. Examples include: “Objection!” signs for a Phoenix Wright costume, “Hey, listen!” signs with a Navi costume, etc. Signs and banners that do not comply with convention policies may result in your removal from the convention. No sign or banner may be affixed to any surface in or around the Convention Center. AnimateFlorida reservestherighttoamend or change these rules at any time for any reason. WehaveZEROTOLERANCEFORWEAPONS: All prop weapons must be checked at the Prop Check Table, where security will inspect the prop and issue a sticker to be placed in a visible area on the prop. EVERY prop will be handled on a case-by- casebasis.Youmaybeaskedtotakefurther measures to make the prop safe before it will be given approval. Be prepared for this contingency. NOLivefirearms:Thisincludesmodernguns, hunting guns, historic guns, airsoft guns, BB guns, cap guns, paintball guns, Nerf guns or pellet guns – either functioning or de- commissioned. NO CONCEALED FIREARMS EVEN IF YOU HAVE A PERMIT. Replica weapons cannot be confused for functional firearms – either metal, solid resin/heavy plastic/rubber.Only lightweight toy replicas are allowed. NO Functional projectile weapons: This includes blow guns, functioning crossbows, functioning longbows, silly string, slingshots, water balloons and water guns. No props or weapons capable of firing any projectile or powder charge of any kind. NO Sharpened metal-bladed weapons: This includes axes, daggers, hatchets, knives, kunai, shuriken, swords, sword canes and switchblades. Dull replica swords, replica knives, and other dull metal objects must be peace bonded. NOExplosives:Thisincludesfirecrackersand fireworks. NO Chemical weapons: This includes mace and pepper spray. NO Blunt weapons: This includes brass knuckles, clubs and nunchaku. NO Hard prop weapons: This includes props made of metal, fiberglass and glass. NO laser pointers. NO Items that cause excessive noise levels like vuvuzelas, grenade whistles and grenade horns. NO Whips. NO Aerosol mustard. NO Tasers. NO Electronic cigarettes or vaping devices. Propweapons should bemadeof cardboard, foam, wood or other light materials. Prop firearms must have brightly colored tips. You must conceal these items in public spaces until you get them checked at the prop check table. Bows and crossbows cannot have tension on the string beyond what it takes to keep it straight, and arrows should not have any form of tip. You are NOT permitted to bring arrows with metal tips into the event under ANY circumstances. No items can have sharp points, edges, excessive weight or any other features that could be deemed dangerous to others. Approved prop stickers must be visible on your prop at all times. Removing the prop sticker is a violation of the Prop Policy and will result in immediate expulsion from Animate Florida. Any approved prop weapon may be revoked at any time at the discretion of Animate Florida staff or security, for reasons including, but not limited to, the item being utilized or brandished in an inappropriate fashion or if complaints are received regarding its improper display. You may not engage in horseplay, dueling, fighting, running/swinging, firing, etc. Any inappropriate use of props is grounds for ejection from convention without recourse, up to and including legal action depending on the severity of the offense. PURCHASED PROPS AND REPLICAS: If you purchase a replica or prop from the Vendors Room that does not comply with the Animate Florida Weapons/Prop policy, you must keep it taped up in its box or you must take it to your vehicle, or hotel room immediately. RULES & POLICIES WELCOME TO Exhibition Room / Convention Hours: FRIDAY 1:30pm – 8pm / 1:30pm – 1am SATURDAY 10:30am – 8pm / 10:30am – 2am SUNDAY: 10:30am – 6pm / 10:30am – 8pm Animate App Download the Animate Florida App in the Apple App Store and GooglePlayStoreforacomplete Mobile Program Guide! Available on both Android & iOSCover art by Josie Devora - RoosterPOP (Located at Booth S-11)
  3. 3. Featured Guests All Featured Guests will sign 1 free autograph per attendee during their scheduled signing sessions in the East Hall Exhibition Room. There is no charge to have your own item signed. Additional items will be available for purchase. Maile Flanagan Friday October 6, 2017 2:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:15 pm :: ANIMATE! LIVE :: MACC 2 5:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:45 pm :: WOMEN IN ANIME & VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTING :: MACC 1 3:15 pm :: MAILE FLANAGAN Q&A :: MACC 1 4:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 3:00 pm :: STEAL THAT VOICE! :: MACC 1 Rachael Lillis Friday October 6, 2017 2:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 6:15 pm :: Q&A :: Panel Room 202 Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:45 pm :: WOMEN IN VOICE ACTING :: MACC 1 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: CELEBRITY MATCH GAME :: MACC 1 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:45 pm :: POKEMON PANEL :: MACC 1 3:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS David Matranga Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 5:30 pm :: ANIMATE! LIVE :: MACC 2 6:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 1:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:00 pm :: Q&A :: Panel Room 202 5:15 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 7:00 pm :: VOICE OF SUPERCON FINALS :: MACC 2 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:30 pm :: MAKE YOUR PASSION YOUR BUSINESS :: MACC 2 3:00 pm :: STEAL THAT VOICE! :: MACC 1 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Cassandra Lee Morris Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2 5:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:45 pm :: WOMEN IN VOICE ACTING :: MACC 1 3:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 5:45 pm :: ANIME BLOOPERS :: MACC 1 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: Q&A :: MACC 1 1:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 3:00 pm :: STEAL THAT VOICE! :: MACC 1 Paul Amos Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 12:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: CELEBRITY MATCH GAME :: MACC 1 6:00 pm:: Q&A :: Panel Room 202 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:30 pm :: ASSASSIN’S CREED PANEL :: MACC 1 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Victoria Atkin Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:45 pm :: WOMEN IN VOICE ACTING :: MACC 1 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 5:00 pm :: Q&A :: Panel Room 202 7:00 pm :: VOICE OF SUPERCON FINALS :: MACC 2 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 12:30 pm :: ASSASSIN’S CREED PANEL :: MACC 1 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Morgan Berry Friday October 6, 2017 3:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 6:00 pm :: ANIMATE! LIVE :: MACC 2 7:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 12:45 pm :: WOMEN IN VOICE ACTING :: MACC 1 2:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: CELEBRITY MATCH GAME :: MACC 1 6:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 3:00 pm :: STEAL THAT VOICE! :: MACC 1 4:30 pm :: Q&A :: Panel Room 202 Booth s-5 Booth s-10 Booth s-9 Booth s-1 Booth s-4 Booth s-7 Booth s-2
  4. 4. Stephen L. Russell Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 11:30 am :: Q&A :: MACC 1 1:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 7:00 pm :: VOICE OF SUPERCON FINALS :: MACC 2 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:15 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:45 pm :: HEROES AND/OR VILLAINS: VOICING PROTAGONISTS, ANTAGONISTS AND SOMETIMES BOTH IN GAMES :: Panel Room 202 3:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Keith Silverstein Friday October 6, 2017 3:00 pm :: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE :: MACC 2 5:00 pm :: ANIMATE! LIVE :: MACC 2 6:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Saturday October 7, 2017 11:30 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 2:00 pm :: Q&A :: MACC 1 4:30 pm :: CELEBRITY MATCH GAME :: MACC 1 6:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Sunday October 8, 2017 11:15 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:45 pm :: HEROES AND/OR VILLAINS: VOICING PROTAGONISTS, ANTAGONISTS AND SOMETIMES BOTH IN GAMES :: Panel Room 202 3:00 pm :: STEAL THAT VOICE! :: MACC 1 Dana Snyder Eric Stuart Friday October 6, 2017 2:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 4:30 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 7:15 pm :: VOICE ACTING :: Panel Room 202 Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:30 pm :: VOICE DIRECTING & PRODUCING :: Panel Room 202 2:45 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS 7:45 pm :: LIVE ACOUSTIC CONCERT :: MACC 1 Sunday October 8, 2017 11:00 am :: AUTOGRAPHS 1:45 pm :: POKEMON PANEL :: MACC 1 3:00 pm :: AUTOGRAPHS Cafe Kira Hoshi Room 200 Carolina Manga Library Room 103 Creature Entertainment Booth 407 & 409 Cupcake Burlesque DJ Anim8ted Drunk on Disney Booth S-13 & S-14 FSCWrestling FSCW Arena - East Hall Fushu Daiko Outside Patio Gamemaster Nick Halo Kitty HMK Josie Devora Booth S-11 Leva Bates FSCW Arena - East Hall Lisa Corrao Booth S-12 Mew World Order Booth 1037 Morikami Museum Nerds Know Noise Complaint Orange Anime Booth 927 One by One Dog Rescue Booth 1000 Operation Paw Brooth 1019 Patty Hawkins P. L. McCAll Booth 402 & 404 SaberCraft Vinnie Tartamella Booth 406 & 408 Guy Hutchinson Friday October 6, 2017 2:00pm::HISTORYOFDISNEY ATTRACTIONPOSTERS::Panel Room202 3:30pm::THEWALTDISNEY WORLDSTORY::PanelRoom202 5:00pm::AUTOGRAPHSESSIONS 7:00pm::REMEMBERING DISNEYQUEST::PanelRoom210 10:30pm::DRUNKONDISNEY- DISNEYURBANLEGENDS EDITION::MACC1 Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00am::ATARI:AWHIMSICAL LOOKBACK::PanelRoom202 1:00pm::UNBUILTWALTDISNEY WORLD::MACC2 2:30pm::AUTOGRAPHS 4:30pm::CELEBRITYMATCH GAME::MACC1 7:00pm::THEEPCOT DRINKAROUNDTHEWORLD EXPERIENCE::PanelRoom202 10:30pm::DRUNKONDISNEY -KFMDISNEYATTRACTION EDITION::MACC1 Sunday October 8, 2017 12:00pm::DRUNKONDISNEY PRESENTS:JOURNEYINTO IMAGINATION::PanelRoom210 1:15pm::AUTOGRAPHSESSIONS 3:00pm::FORGOTTENTHEME PARKS::PanelRoom113 4:30pm::FROMSTARTOURSTO STARWARSLAND::MACC2 Friday October 6, 2017 3:30pm::THEWALTDISNEYWORLDSTORY:: PanelRoom202 5:00pm::AUTOGRAPHS 7:00pm::REMEMBERINGDISNEYQUEST::Panel Room210 10:30pm::DRUNKONDISNEY-DISNEYURBAN LEGENDSEDITION::MACC1 Saturday October 7, 2017 1:00pm::UNBUILTWALTDISNEYWORLD:: MACC2 2:30pm::AUTOGRAPHS 4:30pm::CELEBRITYMATCHGAME::MACC1 Saturday Cont... 7:00pm::THEEPCOTDRINKAROUNDTHE WORLDEXPERIENCE::PanelRoom202 10:30pm::DRUNKONDISNEY-KFMDISNEY ATTRACTIONEDITION::MACC1 Sunday October 8, 2017 12:00pm::DRUNKONDISNEYPRESENTS: JOURNEYINTOIMAGINATION::PanelRoom 210 1:15pm::AUTOGRAPHS 3:00pm::STEALTHATVOICE!::MACC1 4:30pm::FROMSTARTOURSTOSTARWARS LAND::MACC2 Booth s-8 Booth s-6 Booth s-14 Booth s-3 Booth s-13
  5. 5. Friday: 1:30pm - Tournament Registration Opens 3:00pm - Rocket League (PC) 5:00pm - Pokkén Tournament (WiiU) 8:00pm - Tekken 7 (PS4) Saturday: 10:30am - Tournament Registration Opens 12:00pm - Super Smash Bros. WiiU (WiiU) 3:00pm - Street Fighter V (PS4) 6:00pm - Marvel vs Capcom Infinate (PS4) 8:00pm - Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 (PS4) Sunday: 10:30am - Tournament Registration Opens 12:00pm - Super Smash Bros. Melee (WiiU) 3:00pm - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) 6:00pm - Injustice 2 (PS4) There is a $5 entry fee for all tournaments with 100% going towards the cash prize. Video Game Arcade The Animate Video Game Arcade will feature Free Play and Tournament console gaming on XBOX 360, XBOX ONE, PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, and Switch! Retro “old school” console gaming will be present as well! Located in the East Hall. ARCADEHOURS: Friday1:30pm-1:00am Saturday10:30am-2:00am Sunday10:30am-8:00pm FSCW: FANTASY SUPER COSPLAY WRESTLING is the original Cosplay Wrestling Federation! It’s the most hard hitting, heart pounding wrestling action this side of Tatooine! FSCW is the premier combat spectacle with combatants from all over the Multiverse. Be amazed by titanic clashes as heroes and villains from Comic Books, Anime, Video Games, and TV vie to become the FSCW champion! Located in the East Hall. Fantasy Super Cosplay Wrestling Showtimes: Friday at 8:00pm Saturday at 6:00pm Sunday at 5:00pm Q&As: Friday at 5:30pm Saturday at 1:00pm Sunday at 1:00pm Registration: 11:30am to 9:00pm Exhibition Hall: 1:30pm to 8:00pm Event Hours: 1:30pm to 1:00am FRIDAY 4:00pm to 5:00pm: EAST VS WEST: Ever notice how there are Japanese and American versions of the exact same thing? Well Nerds Know needs you to make the case for which one is superior! Panel Room 104 4:15pm to 5:15pm: INTRO TO JAPANESE HISTORY, ART, AND CULTURE: An introduction to the important time periods in Japan and the influential events in each era that shaped Japan’s society, art and culture. Panel Room 210 4:15pm to 6:30pm: ANIMATE! LIVE: Join hosts Patty and Dan for the Animate Florida podcast LIVE with special guests Maile Flanagan (4:15pm - 5:00pm), Keith Silverstein (5:00pm - 5:30pm), David Matranga (5:30pm - 6:00pm), and Morgan Berry (6:00pm - 6:30pm). Come learn about some of our special guests in this intimate interview show type setting. MACC 2 4:30pm to 5:30pm: GEEK MOVIE TRIVIA: Think you know your cinema? Try your hand out at Geek Movie Trivia. Contestants will be picked from the audience! MACC 1 4:30pm to 5:30pm: WORKING WITH WORBLA FOR COSPLAY: Join MiaAckerman Cosplay and Brianna Blackfire for a discussion on working with worbla for cosplay! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 4:45pm to 5:45pm: NERDKIND DATE SPEED DATING (18+ ONLY) - $10 FEE: Join us for a fast paced and fun speed dating session to find your match! Panel Room 114 4:45pm to 5:45pm: SCRABBLE: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the trivia edition of “The Crossword Game You’ve Played All Your Life, But Never Quite Like This!!” Panel Room 113 4:45pm to 5:45pm: #SMP PRESENTS: THE COMMON ROOM: Join Smoking Mirror Press to answer some age-old questions about the World of Harry Potter, in a discussion about truth, magic, and good old house pride. Hope we FIND you there. Panel Room 202 5:00pm to 6:00pm: SO YOU WANT TO SAVE KITTENS?: Learn about fostering and the ways we can make a change in the lives of our smallest feline friends. Panel Room 105 5:15pm to 6:15pm: THE MIRACULOUS LADYBUG PODCAST PANEL: Come join this fan made panel for the fans, by the fans. Talk about ships, laugh and overall just have a good time! Panel Room 104 5:30pm to 6:30pm: THE FSCW WRESTLING STARS Q&A: Come get a look at the stars of FSCW outside the costumes in a Q&A from all fields. FSCW Arena - East Hall 5:30pm to 6:30pm: YOUTUBE GAMING TIPS AND TRICKS W/ HMK!: HMK has over 110K subscribers and counting so you know you are going to get some good info! Panel Room 210 5:45pm to 6:45pm: THE BIZ OF COSPLAY: Join special cosplay guests FantasyNinja, Handsome Jordan, and Haiden Hazard for a discussion on taking the next step to being a professional cosplayer. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 5:45pm to 7:45pm: FROZEN SING- A-LONG: Come Sing-A-Long to Disney’s FROZEN! Kids and Adults of all ages are invited to dress up as their favorite “Frozen” or Disney character! MACC 1 2:00pm to 3:00pm: #SMP PRESENTS: YOU GOT A DRAFT! NOW WHAT? ON EDITING AND REWRITING: So you have gone to the writing panels, worked on your draft and finally have your work in hand. Now what? Panel Room 210 2:00pm to 3:00pm: HISTORY OF DISNEY ATTRACTION POSTERS: Guy Hutchinson presents a look at the posters that have appeared at Disney parks over the past 60 years. Panel Room 202 2:00pm to 10:00pm: CAROLINA MANGA LIBRARY: Love Manga? Stop by the Carolina Manga Library for a quiet place to read your favorite graphic novels for free! Panel Room 103 2:15pm to 3:15pm: WHEEL OF FORTUNE: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the ANIMATE! FLORIDA edition of America’s Game! Panel Room 113 2:45pm to 3:45pm: SO IT’S YOUR FIRST CONVENTION, NOW WHAT?: Nerds Know has been on the convention circuit, so let us share our convention knowledge with you. Panel Room 104 3:00pm to 4:00pm: GEEK COURT: You’re the judge and the jury in this interactive debate show where you decide the winner in all aspects of Geekdom. MACC 1 3:00pm to 4:00pm: INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE FOOD: Journey from the phenomenon of sushi in the United States to sushi in Japan and beyond. Panel Room 210 3:00pm to 4:00pm: VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTOR ROUNDTABLE: Join superstar video game voice actors Stephen L. Russell, Keith stein, Victoria Atkin, Paul Amos, and Cassandra Lee Morris, for a group discussion on the art of video game voice acting, and their thoughts on the industry. MACC 2 3:15pm to 4:15pm: INTRODUCTION TO MOLDING AND CASTING PROPS: Discussions on the various materials and techniques used to replicate items from your favorite pop culture. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 3:30pm to 4:30pm: #SMP PRESENTS: QUICK WRITE PANEL: How fast are you on your feet when it comes to thinking up ideas? The writers of Smoking Mirror Press challenge you to compete to come up with new ideas on the fly and get your creative muscles flexing! Panel Room 114 3:30pm to 4:30pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: THE WALT DISNEY WORLD STORY: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson talk about the interesting journey that brought Disney to the Sunshine State. Panel Room 202 3:30pm to 4:30pm: VIDEO GAME MEDIA MASH!: OBJECTION! Join the Random Ramblers in an all out SUPER SMASHING debate-brawl! Panel Room 113 3:45pm to 4:45pm: VISUAL NOVELS: EXPLORING A NEW STORYTELLING MEDIUM: As anime has spread in the west, more room for a genre of video games popular in Japan but obscure elsewhere has to. Newcomers and veterans alike are welcome! Panel Room 105 ANIMATE POKEMON GYM CHALLENGE: Bring your copy of Sun or Moon and compete against Animate’s best Gym Leaders as you battle for unique badges and continue on the road to the Elite 4. Play everyday until 6PM. Sign up at the Mew World Order Booth # 1037
  6. 6. 6:00pm to 7:00pm: ASPECTS OF CREATIVE WRITING: “HEROIC CREATIONS”: Join P. L. McCall II, the creator of Grace Flynn on a discussion about creating memorable heroes for your writing (comics or novels). Panel Room 113 6:00pm to 7:00pm: THE “ANIME” FEELS: Join Nerds Know as we get the “FEELS” and watch the saddest, funniest, and most adrenaline filled moments in anime history! Panel Room 114 6:15pm to 7:00pm: RACHAEL LILLIS: POKEMON Q&A: Panel Room 202 6:30pm to 7:30pm: FUTURAMA TRIVIA: We have a new batch of trivia coming our way with guest star Josie from Rooster Pop! Panel Room 104 6:45pm to 7:45pm: IT’S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE, TAKE THIS! A ZELDA PANEL W/ HMK: Open your eyes to the light of Hyrule with this Legend of Zelda panel for experts and newcomers alike! Panel Room 108 7:00pm to 8:00pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: REMEMBERING DISNEYQUEST: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson tell the history of the DisneyQuest ‘mini’ theme parks that were to open around the country. Panel Room 210 7:00pm to 8:00pm: ANIMATE FLORIDA RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST: The ANIMATE FLORIDA Friday Runway Costume Competition will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or handmade costumes. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 7:15pm to 8:15pm: VOICE ACTING 101 W/ ERIC STUART: Join superstar voice actor Eric Stuart for a discussion on voice acting! Panel Room 202 7:15pm to 8:15pm: SPOTTING BOOTLEGS 101: Nerds Know has the 4-1-1 on spotting the fakes and saving you from buying the wrong thing! Panel Room 113 7:30pm to 9:30pm: DUNGEON DESIGN 101 & 102: Join DM Adam Fox as he breaks down the intricacies of what makes a good dungeon. And then, put your knowledge of dungeon design into practical application! Panel Room 105 8:00pm to 9:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM: Find your teammates, establish trust, and exchange hostages before time runs out and the bomb explodes! It’s the party game that’s always a blast. Panel Room 108 8:00pm to 9:00pm: BESTIE AND COUPLES FOR PRIZES! (18+ ONLY): Join Lady Rain and her co-host Hayato the Silent Wolf as they test best friends and couples to see how well they know each other. Panel Room 114 8:00pm to 9:00pm: HALO KITTY IMPROV SHOW: ImprovU and Villain Theater join forces to bring you Halo Kitty, a collection of some of the best improv comedians in South Florida! MACC 1 8:00pm to 10:00pm: ANIMATE FLORIDA VIP PARTY: Welcome to the Animate Florida Friday Night V.I.P. Cocktail party featuring celebrity and professional guests, music and more! This is a 2 hour OPEN BAR event. You MUST be a registered VIP with Animate Florida. MACC 2 8:00pm to 10:00pm: FSCW: FANTASY SUPER COSPLAY WRESTLING: It’s the most hard hitting, heart pounding wrestling action this side of Tatooine! FSCW is the premier combat spectacle with combatants from all over the Multiverse. FSCW Arena - East Hall 8:15pm to 9:15pm: COSPLAY MAKEUP 101: Join Cosplay Guest Brianna Blackfire for an introduction to basic Makeup for Cosplay! Panel Room 210 8:15pm to 9:15pm: MAGICAL GIRL OLYMPICS: Do you think you have what it takes to transform more sparkly than your rivals? If you can master this and other physical and mental trials you might be the winning Magical Girl or Magical Boy! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 8:30pm to 9:30pm: #SMP PRESENTS: MIRROR QUEST: In the tradition of Rubyquest and other text based games, we bring you Mirror Quest! Join #SMP’s DM as he guides you through a story of horror and adventure. Panel Room 202 8:30pm to 9:30pm: JAPANESE COMMERCIALS: THE BEST, WORST, AND WEIRDEST: Why is Britney Spears speaking Japanese? Arnold Schwarzenegger looks really weird. Japan, what the heck are you even trying to sell!?!? Panel Room 113 9:00pm to 10:00pm: CARTOON TALK!: Discuss how some of them are great, and how others are just awful. Panel Room 104 FRIDAY cont... 9:00pm to 1:00am: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF: Your quiet little 16th century village has suddenly become infested with some very unfriendly werewolves… can you and the other villagers find them before they devour everyone? Panel Room 108 9:00pm to 10:30pm: LISA CORRAO’S COUCH POTATOES: Join stand-up comedian, Lisa Corrao as she makes fun of stuff on the internet while lying on a couch in her pajamas eating potato chips. Couch Potatoes might be the laziest comedy show ever. MACC 1 9:00pm to 10:00pm: DUNGEON MASTER 101: Are you a Dungeon Master, but you got like, roped into it because your group needed one and no one else wanted to do it? Join DM Adam Fox for a discussion on the basics of being a good Dungeon Master, insider tips and more! Panel Room 104 9:15pm to 10:15pm: BEST OF THE BEST: KINGDOM HEARTS: Who is the Best Character? What is the Best Keyblade? Enter the fray with HMK to debate and decide the best of the best of the Kingdom Hearts Series! Panel Room 114 9:30pm to 11:15pm: TWERK IT ALL! (18+ ONLY): Twerk Contest is BACK! So you think you can Twerk? Show us! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 9:45pm to 10:45pm: DUBS: THE BEST, THE WORST, AND CRAZIEST: Nerds Know has been on a dubbed anime kick and wow have they come across the motherlode! Panel Room 202 10:00pm to 11:30pm: NERDKIND DATE TIPS AND TALK THROUGHS FOR THE TRICKY LANDSCAPE OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS (18+ ONLY): Come see us for a comprehensive guide to the complicated and often tricky world of dating in the modern world. Panel Room 113 10:00pm to 1:00am: KARAOKE AFTER PARTY: It’s the Karaoke After Party! Come sing your heart out and party the night away! MACC 2 10:15pm to 11:15pm: ANIME- NONYMOUS: Anime fans recount their own stories, desires, adventures, misadventures, trials & tribulations in this fun, safe & open forum! Hosted by Patty Hawkins. Panel Room 104 10:30pm to 12:30am: DRUNK ON DISNEY - DISNEY URBAN LEGENDS EDITION: Ranging from horrifying to ridiculous, Disney parks have long been the subject of Urban Legends. Now see these myths get confirmed or busted by Drunk On Disney’s Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson. MACC 1 10:30pm to 11:30pm: POKEMON DATING GAME (18+ ONLY): Join us as we try to pair up some lovely contestants with some lucky individuals in our twist on the classic dating game. Will you find your partner Pokemon? Panel Room 114 10:45pm to 12:15am: ANIMATE! COSPLAY DATING GAME (18+ ONLY): It’s the Animate Cosplay Dating Game, hosted by Harley’s Love Shack! Come in cosplay to enter and play, or just come to watch. FSCW Arena - East Hall 10:45pm to 11:45pm: RUINING YOUR CHILDHOOD: Watch as our panelists walk you down memory lane, just to jump you as you pass the bend and curb stomp all your childhood favorites. Nothing is safe. PG-13. Panel Room 210 11:00pm to 12:00am: LIVE READING: BAD FANFIC (18+ ONLY): It’s time to celebrate the worst fan fiction on the Internet! And there is no better way to do it than have you read it out to random strangers! Panel Room 202 11:30pm to 1:00am: 18+ COLORING SESSION: We’ve got some Rated ‘R’ and Hentai coloring pages and crayons available, so come in and color the pages! Inside or outside the lines. Panel Room 200 11:30pm to 12:30am: A SAFE PLACE TO SHARE (18+ ONLY): Did you hate Spirited Away? Actually liked the Dragonball movie? Then this is the panel for you! Come share your unpopular opinions in a safe place! Panel Room 104 11:30pm to 1:00am: OKAMAS IN PAJAMAS! (18+ ONLY): Curl up in your PJ’s & grab some cocoa as Patty, Matty & Tommy get chatty & catty from the LGBTQ+ perspective in anime, movies, comics, video games & anything you want to throw at these two queens & cad! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 Open Play Board Games Friday 1:30pm-1:00am Saturday 10:30am-2:00am Sunday 10:30am-8:00pm DnD Gaming Times Friday 1:30pm-12:00am Saturday 1:30pm-1:00am Sunday 1:30pm-7:00pm Friday: 3:00pm: SPYFALL 2 5:00pm: SPOT IT! 7:00pm: HERO REALMS 8:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM in ROOM 108 9:00pm: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF in ROOM 108 Saturday: 1:00pm: SPOT IT! 3:00pm: FLUXX 5:00pm: FORBIDDEN ISLAND 7:00pm: KING OF TOKYO 8:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM in ROOM 108 9:00pm: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF in ROOM 108 Sunday: 12:00pm: ONITAMA 2:00pm: WELCOME TO THE DUNGEON 4:00pm: LOVE LETTER 4:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM in ROOM 108 5:00pm: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF in ROOM 108 Located in the East Hall. Table Top Arena Viewing Rooms Friday Anime Room 101 2:00pm-Naruto 3:30pm-.hack//LegendOf Twilight 5:00pm-KamisamaKiss 6:30pm-BlackButler 8:00pm-SpaceDandy 9:30pm-AttackonTitan 11:00pm-KillLaKill Friday Cartoon Room 102 2:30pm-WeBareBears 4:00pm-MonsterHigh 5:30pm-RegularShow 7:00pm-YoungJustice 8:30pm-Bob’sBurgers 10:00pm-RenandStimpy 11:30pm-DrawnTogether Saturday Anime Room 101 11:00am-Pokemon:TheMovie 12:30pm-OuranHighschoolHostClub 2:00pm-DragonballZ 3:30pm-SailorMoonCrystal 5:00pm-SoulEater 6:30pm-Yonaof theDawn 8:00pm-Seraphof theEnd 9:30pm-AssassinationClassroom 11:00pm-JoJo’sBizarreAdventure 12:30am-Ga-Rei-Zero Saturday Cartoon Room 102 11:30am-Rugrats 1:00pm-AvatartheLastAirbender 2:30pm-MyLittlePony:FriendshipisMagic 4:00pm-StevenUniverse 5:30pm-Rocko’sModernLife 7:00pm-JohnnyBravo 8:30pm-CouragetheCowardlyDog 10:00pm-Futurama 11:30pm-RickandMorty 1:00am-AquaTeenHungerForce Sunday Anime Room 101 11:00am-SGTFrog 12:30pm-Baka&Test 2:00pm-FullMetalAlchamist:Brotherhood 3:30pm-Free!IwatobiSwimClub 5:00pm-TheDevilisaPart-Timer Sunday Cartoon Room 102 11:30am-Dexter’sLaboratory 1:00pm-GravityFalls 2:30pm-TeenTitansGo! 4:00pm-AdventureTime 5:30pm-AvatarLegendof Korra
  7. 7. 10:30am to 1:00pm: COSTUME CONTEST: PRE-JUDGING SESSION #1: Pre-Judging for the costume competition. This is the first session and is open to contestants who have registered in advance of the show or at the show on Friday. Pre-Judging Room 107 10:30am to 10:00pm: CAROLINA MANGA LIBRARY: Love Manga? Stop by the Carolina Manga Library for a quiet place to read your favorite graphic novels for free! Panel Room 103 11:00am to 12:00pm: ATARI: A WHIMSICAL LOOK BACK: Guy Hutchinson looks at the history of the Atari Corporation and how it fell from the very top of the industry to bankruptcy. Panel Room 202 11:00am to 12:00pm: COSPLAY IS FOR EVERY”BODY”: Join award winning cosplayers Proptroopers, Haute Cosplay, Lady Makeup Siren, and Lady Rain as they discuss their mission to promote body positivity and cosplay for all. Panel Room 104 11:00am to 12:00pm: 90S CARTOON NOSTALGIA: Take a trip back to your childhood in the 90s! Panel Room 210 11:30am to 1:00pm: LEARN TO FIGHT LIKE YOUR FAVORITE ANIME CHARACTERS: Whether you want to live your Fairy Tale life like Ezra Scarlet, want to make your enemy’s face bleach like Ichigo Kurosaki, or channel your inner Beater like Kirito, take up arms with a foam sword, and learn how to recreate your favorite anime fights with this workshop by SaberCraft. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 11:30am to 12:30pm: STEPHEN L. RUSSELL: DISHONORED & FALLOUT Q&A: MACC 1 11:30am to 12:30pm: HISTORY OF YU-GI-OH!: While everyone has played the card game at some point, do you remember the anime? Panel Room 114 11:45am to 12:45pm: REVIEWING STUFF AND YOU: In this panel, we’ll be talking about how you can review anything your heart desires, whether it be TV shows, movies, video games or whatever you’d like to review. Panel Room 108 11:45am to 12:45pm: DISNEY SING- A-LONG: It’s time to “Let it Go,” “Be Our Guest,” and “Go the Distance” with Nerds Know as we take turns jamming out to the best Disney songs ever! So don’t be shy, pick up the mic and sing along with us! MACC 2 12:00pm to 1:00pm: TRAVELING TO JAPAN TIPS: Have you ever dreamt of going to Japan? Sit in to hear tips and stories from Gingerline from buying plane tickets to visiting Tokyo Disneyland to souvenir shopping tips. Panel Room 113 12:15pm to 1:15pm: THE ART OF COSPLAY PHOTOGRAPHY: Join photographers Chasis Photos and Photokage, as well as cosplayers such as Antonina Anime, for a discussion on the Art of Cosplay Photography! Panel Room 104 12:15pm to 1:15pm: OVER- ANONYMOUS: Overwatch fans recount their own stories, desires, adventures, misadventures, trials & tribulations in this fun, safe & open forum! Panel Room 202 12:15pm to 1:15pm: #SMP PRESENTS: CREATIVE COLLABS: Calling all writers and artists! Writers will team up with artists and work together, friendly competition style, to create something unique and fun! Panel Room 210 12:45pm to 1:45pm: WOMEN IN ANIME & VIDEO GAME VOICE ACTING: Some of the biggest names Anime & Video Games take the stage to talk about their experiences in the industry! MACC 1 12:45pm to 1:45pm: MY SHOW GOT CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WHAT!?!?: There is nothing worse than amazing show getting canceled… except maybe an amazing show getting canceled for a really stupid reason. Panel Room 114 1:00pm to 2:00pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: UNBUILT WALT DISNEY WORLD: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson talk about the Disney attractions that never made it past the planning stages! MACC 2 1:00pm to 2:00pm: LEARN TO CODE: PONG: Everyone wants to be a video game programmer but most people think the task is too daunting. The truth is anyone can write games. Panel Room 108 1:00pm to 2:00pm: THE FSCW WRESTLING STARS Q&A: Come get a look at the stars of FSCW outside the costumes in a Q&A from all fields. FSCW Arena - East Hall 1:15pm to 2:15pm: HOW TO: FINISH THAT BOOK YOU STARTED: Did you start writing that book a long time ago but then you didn’t finish it and now it just sits there, taunting you from its incomplete limbo? Then join Author Adam Fox for basic tips & tricks, as well as insider knowledge on how to complete that first draft! Panel Room 113 1:30pm to 2:30pm: THE RWBY PODCAST PANEL: The Podcast group GrimCast will be hosting this fan made RWBY Panel. Come talk about the upcoming Volume 5, watch fan made animations and test your knowledge on RWBY Jeopardy. Prizes will be given to the winners! Panel Room 210 1:30pm to 2:30pm: HALLOWEEN GLAM AND GORE: Join award winning cosplayers Haute Cosplay, Lady Makeup Siren, and Proptroopers as they demo the hottest Halloween makeup looks for 2017. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 1:30pm to 2:30pm: VOICE DIRECTING & PRODUCING W/ ERIC STUART: Join Eric Stuart for a discussion on how the process of Voice Directing and Producing works from start to finish. Panel Room 202 1:30pm to 2:30pm: TALKING WITH MONSTERS: A Comedic Talk Presentation from King Kong to Godzilla from the Brothers Q. Panel Room 104 2:00pm to 3:00pm: YOU CAN YOUTUBE: HOW TO START A CHANNEL EFFECTIVELY: Join William Thies (Youtuber Billiam) as he gives a “Crash Course” discussing and teaching what he has learned through experience and working with others. Panel Room 114 2:00pm to 3:00pm: KEITH SILVERSTEIN: OVERWATCH Q&A: MACC 1 2:15pm to 3:15pm: WHEEL OF FORTUNE: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the ANIMATE! FLORIDA edition of America’s Game! Panel Room 108 Registration: 8:00am to 9:00pm Exhibition Hall: 10:30am to 8:00pm Event Hours: 10:30am to 2:00amSaturday 2:30pm to 3:30pm: I KNOW THE WORDS!: This is a game where were you have to sing along to any random Asian pop song or Anime theme even if you don’t know what it is. Try your luck and have fun! Panel Room 113 2:30pm to 3:30pm: NOISE COMPLAINT: COSPLAY TAP DANCE SHOW!: This high energy cosplay dance show will have you both glued to your seat and dying to get up and dance at the same time. MACC 2 2:45pm to 3:45pm: MAGICAL GIRL MAKEUP NOT JUST FOR MAGICAL GIRLS: Learn all the tips and techniques to applying makeup in just the right way so that you too can be a magical girl. Panel Room 210 2:45pm to 3:45pm: JAPANESE 101: STRUCTURE & SURVIVAL: Learn how to make basic sentences and basic phrases that will work for nearly any situation. And if you’re going to Japan, you’ll learn great survival terms that’ll make your trip just a little easier! Panel Room 104 2:45pm to 3:45pm: THE OLD GRAY ANIME (AIN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE!): From Kimba The Lion to Speed Racer to Star Blazers, Patty Hawkins presents a blisteringly honest & humorous talk about the bad old days of anime fandom! Panel Room 202 3:00pm to 4:00pm: KPOP DANCE OFF COMPETITION: Want to show off your awesome dance skills? Flow27 invites you to a friendly competition on who is the TOP dancer! Sign up solo or with your group to participate. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 3:00pm to 5:00pm: COSTUME CONTEST: PRE-JUDGING SESSION #2: Pre-Judging for the costume competition. This is the second session and is open to contestants who register at the show. Pre-Judging Room 107 3:15pm to 4:15pm: MAILE FLANAGAN: NARUTO Q&A: MACC 1 3:15pm to 4:15pm: POKEMON TRIVIA: Put your knowledge of Pokemon to the test! Compete in groups and work together to solve some of the mysteries in the Pokemon universe. Panel Room 114 3:30pm to 4:30pm: NERDKIND DATE SPEED DATING (18+ ONLY) - $10 FEE: Join us for a fast paced and fun speed dating session to find your match! Panel Room 108 3:45pm to 4:45pm: #SMP PRESENTS: THE WORST STORY I EVER WROTE: DEALING WITH REJECTION IN THE WRITING INDUSTRY: Join the writers of Smoking Mirror Press as they talk about their own worst experiences and how to deal with rejection and obstacles to your writing dream. Panel Room 113 4:00pm to 5:00pm: RECTANGULAR TABLE OF COS WITH PLAYERS: Gather around one and all to the Rectangular Table! We have a variety of Cosplayers ready to listen. Ever wondered how they started? If there are any stories they would like to share? How about some tips and tricks? DanAsian invites You, Them, the Cosplayers, and the Rectangular table. Panel Room 210 4:00pm to 5:00pm: DAVID MATRANGA: MY HERO ACADEMIA & ATTACK ON TITAN Q&A: Panel Room 202 4:00pm to 5:30pm: LOLITA 101: HISTORY & SUBSTYLES + FASHION SHOW: Join the South Florida Lolitas for a fun and exciting presentation about the history and different styles of lolita followed by a spectacular fashion show! MACC 2 4:00pm to 5:00pm: JET-SET: WORKING IN JAPAN WITH THE JET PROGRAM: Ever wonder what it would be like to live and work in Japan? It doesn’t have to be a dream! Panel Room 104 4:15pm to 5:15pm: ACTING 101: Acting 101 is back with a few new scenes and techniques to really find your strengths and abilities when it comes to landing that perfect roll. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 4:30pm to 5:30pm: CELEBRITY MATCH GAME: Join hosts Dana Snyder and Gamemaster Nick for the ANIMATE! edition of the classic fill-in-the-BLANK panel game! Match your answer with those of our all-star panel and win cool prizes! Featuring Keith Silverstein, Rachael Lillis, Paul Amos, Morgan Berry, Lisa Corrao, and Guy Hutchinson. Come watch the fun, or participate and become a contestant! MACC 1 4:30pm to 5:30pm: THE ABC’S OF FAMOUS FANDOM DEATHS: Fandoms can sometimes be cruel. Does your favorite character rest in peace? Panel Room 114 4:45pm to 5:45pm: DIGIMON: A LOOK BACK: Years have passed, but the story continues on. So, bring your digital partners and let’s look back at the history of Digimon: Digital Monsters! Panel Room 108 MAID CAFEThe maids and butlers of Cafe Kira Hoshi would like to invite you to enjoy a one of a kind experience! Take a break from the busy con floor and enjoy some delicious snacks, exciting performances, fun games, and other interactive activities! Located in Room 200. CAFE SESSIONS - $10 Additional Ticket per person available at door Saturday - 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm Sunday - 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
  8. 8. 5:00pm to 6:00pm: NAME THAT KPOP: Calling all Kpop fans! Test your knowledge in this trivia panel. Everything new and old, popular and no-so well known. Panel Room 113 5:00pm to 5:45pm: VICTORIA ATKIN: ASSASSIN’S CREED Q&A: Panel Room 202 5:15pm to 6:15pm: ASPECTS OF CREATIVE WRITING: “THE VILLIAN LAB”: Join P. L. McCall II, the creator of Grace Flynn on a discussion about creating value for your villains (comics or novels). Panel Room 104 5:15pm to 6:15pm: ANIME VS: Ever wonder who would win an epic death battle between Goku and Hello Kitty? Well Nerds Know has a bunch of matchups for you to decide the winner! Panel Room 210 5:45pm to 6:45pm: COSFAMOUS: THE SOCIAL MEDIA PANEL: Join Cosplayer Guests Jean WanWan, Antonina Anime, and Celissi Cosplay for a discussion of the importance of social media in cosplay, and best practices, and tips! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 5:45pm to 6:45pm: JEOPARDY!: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the ANIMATE! FLORIDA edition of the classic game of Answers and Questions! Great prizes awarded! Panel Room 114 5:45pm to 6:45pm: HALO KITTY IMPROV SHOW: ImprovU and Villain Theater join forces to bring you Halo Kitty, a collection of some of the best improv comedians in South Florida! MACC 2 5:45pm to 6:45pm: ANIME BLOOPERS W/ CASSANDRA LEE MORRIS: Don’t miss this rare chance to see anime bloopers! Cassandra will screen oopsies from anime she has voiced in. MACC 1 6:00pm to 8:00pm: FSCW: FANTASY SUPER COSPLAY WRESTLING: It’s the most hard hitting, heart pounding wrestling action this side of Tatooine! FSCW is the premier combat spectacle with combatants from all over the Multiverse. FSCW Arena - East Hall 6:00pm to 6:45pm: PAUL AMOS: ASSASSIN’S CREED Q&A: Panel Room 202 6:15pm to 7:15pm: JPOP GROUPS THAT KPOP FANS SHOULD LISTEN TO: For all my Kpop fans, Lady Rain and her friends want you to find out what Jpop groups that are making their moves. Panel Room 113 6:30pm to 7:30pm: SWITCH IT UP! A NINTENDO PANEL: Talk all things Nintendo with enthusiast and Nintendo Brand Ambassador HMK as you reminisce Nintendo’s Ups and Downs. Panel Room 210 6:30pm to 7:45pm: DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS: DISNEY: So you know the lyrics to every Disney song ever made? Those who successfully manage to sing along will win fantastic prizes! Panel Room 104 7:00pm to 8:00pm: HOW TO BRING A CHARACTER TO LIFE THROUGH MAKEUP: Techniques on what materials to use, face types, tips & tricks of turning yourself into any character. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 7:00pm to 8:00pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: THE EPCOT DRINK AROUND THE WORLD EXPERIENCE: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson regale you with stories about drinking in all the countries of EPCOT’s World Showcase. They talk of their favorite cocktails in each pavilion, tips on hard to find bar locations and more to help you with your next boozy adventure. Panel Room 202 7:00pm to 8:00pm: GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS YOU SHOULD BE READING 2017: Come join the Head Librarian of the Carolina Manga Library as she discusses an assortment of titles that demonstrate how graphic novels can change the way people think and how they read. Panel Room 114 7:00pm to 8:00pm: VOICE OF SUPERCON FINALS: Everybody says they want to be a voice actor so a year ago at Animate! 2016 we began a new competition program. Our finalists selected from auditions held since last year will now compete and be judged by professional voice actors who will determine who the first VOICE OF SUPERCON! Hosted by Patty Hawkins. Judges include Victoria Atkin, David Matranga, and Stephen L. Russell. MACC 2 7:30pm to 8:30pm: ASPECTS OF CREATIVE WRITING: “PLAYING GOD”: Join P. L. McCall II, the creator of Grace Flynn on a discussion about building believable worlds for your writing (comics or novels). Panel Room 113 7:45pm to 8:30pm: ERIC STUART: LIVE ACOUSTIC CONCERT: MACC 1 7:45pm to 8:45pm: LGBTQ+ IN JAPAN: THE YURI ON ICE PROBLEM: Join Nerds knows as we explore the state of LGBTQ+ in Japanese society and culture, especially compared to the west. Panel Room 210 8:00pm to 9:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM: Find your teammates, establish trust, and exchange hostages before time runs out and the bomb explodes! It’s the party game that’s always a blast. Panel Room 108 8:00pm to 8:30pm: LISA CORRAO LIVE!: Comedian Lisa Corrao takes the stage just before the big costume competition to entertain you and get you warmed up for the big contest! MACC 2 8:15pm to 9:15pm: THE CARTOON WORLD OF PRO WRESTLING: Some people would consider professional wrestling an art form. This panel will take a look at pro wrestling via this prism. Panel Room 104 8:15pm to 9:15pm: AN INTRODUCTION TO MARTIAL ARTS AND THEIR INFLUENCES ON ANIME: Join us for a lecture on traditional and modern Martial Arts. Panel Room 114 8:15pm to 9:15pm: I LIKE THINGS FOR THE WRONG REASONS: Do you like things that are popular, but find yourself enjoying the wrong things? Like watching DBZ for the story, or Naruto for the life lessons? Join us in a discussion about whether or not all anime has something for everyone! Panel Room 202 8:30pm to 10:15pm: ANIMATE FLORIDA COSTUME COMPETITION: Compete with the best of the best costumers at Animate Florida for over $2,500 in cash and prizes, with $1,000 cash for Best In Show! The contest is open to ALL skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have a chance at winning an award. MACC 2 8:45pm to 9:45pm: BOOK SLAM: Authors are given 3 minutes to pitch their book and answer questions. Come out and hear authors pitch their books to the audience. Panel Room 113 8:45pm to 9:45pm: HMKONTEST: HMK’s signature hardcore gaming quiz challenge is back! Tough Questions and INSANE Prizes await those willing to push their gaming knowledge to this edge! If you are a gamer, you don’t want to miss this! MACC 1 9:00pm to 10:30pm: NERDKIND DATE NOTICE ME SENPAI! SLUMBER PARTY (18+ ONLY): Come watch anime while playing icebreaker bingo to get to know your fellow anime nerds! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 9:00pm to 2:00am: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF: Your quiet little 16th century village has suddenly become infested with some very unfriendly werewolves...can you and the other villagers find them before they devour everyone? Panel Room 108 9:00pm to 10:00pm: OH JAPAN! WHAT HAVE YOU DONE NOW!?!: Let’s face it; Japan puts out some really cool and really perverted stuff on television. So kick back with Nerds Know as we watch it! Panel Room 210 9:15pm to 10:15pm: ANIME MEDIA MASH!!!: Unleash your inner Otaku as you join the Random Ramblers in an all out Anime-inspired debate-brawl! Panel Room 104 9:15pm to 10:15pm: POP CULTURE - FACT OR CRAP: A game show where our contestants will try to figure out if the descriptions of television shows, movies, comics, and Manga are fake or real and very weird. Panel Room 114 9:30pm to 10:30pm: SURVIVE THE DUNGEON CRAWL!: Think you have what it takes to make it through a dungeon? Played enough D&D to know a trap when you see it? Come test your mettle with DM Adam Fox! Panel Room 202 10:15pm to 11:15pm: BEST OF THE BEST: LEGEND OF ZELDA: Who is the Best Character? Who is the Best Hero? Enter the fray with HMK to debate and decide the best of the best of The Legend of Zelda Series! Panel Room 210 10:30pm to 12:30am: DRUNK ON DISNEY - KFM DISNEY ATTRACTION EDITION: A nighttime Drunk On Disney discussion of Walt Disney World. Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson do their version of ‘K.F.M.’ and decide which rides they would ‘kill,’ which they would ‘marry’ and which ride they would... uh... well, come to Drunk On Disney - KFM Disney Attraction Edition to find out! MACC 1 10:30pm to 12:30am: LIP SYNC IN COSPLAY ROYALE!: This panel welcomes Cosplayers to participate and enjoy a Battle of Lip Syncing Cosplayers! We want to see your character in the performance, and a boatload of stage presence. SHOW YOUR BEST BUT ALWAYS HAVE FUN! (PG-13) Panel Room 114 10:30pm to 1:00am: LATE NIGHT KARAOKE: It’s late night Karaoke! Come sing your heart out and party the night away! Panel Room 104 10:30pm to 11:30pm: KPOP COLLECTING 101: Ever wanted to start collecting for your favorite kpop groups but don’t know where to start? Learn about buying things from your favorite idol. Panel Room 113 11:00pm to 2:00am: EAST VS. WEST DANCE: Join the Animate team for a special dance featuring music from both sides of the globe! Kpop and Jpop meets American pop in this special experience! MACC 2 11:00pm to 12:00am: DOCTOR WHO: GENDERS IN TIME & SPACE: Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor! Some fans love this, some fans hate this, one thing is certain, Doctor Who will NEVER be the same again. Hosted by Patty Hawkins. Panel Room 202 11:00pm to 12:30am: ANIMATE! COSPLAY DATING GAME (18+ ONLY): It’s the Animate Cosplay Dating Game, hosted by Harley’s Love Shack! Come in cosplay to enter and play, or just come to watch. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 11:30pm to 12:30am: NOT ANOTHER HENTAI PANEL (18+ ONLY): [this space left intentionally blank] Panel Room 210 11:45pm to 12:45am: SCARY STORIES W/ FREDDY AND FRIENDS: Join us for some horror stories in front of our very own “campfire” before sending you off to bed. Come to this panel..... if you dare. Panel Room 113 12:30am to 1:15am: CUPCAKE BURLESQUE: DIGITAL DAMES BURLESQUE SHOW (18+ ONLY): The lovely ladies of Cupcake Burlesque will present their video game inspired DIGITAL DAMES BURLESQUE SHOW! 18+ only MACC 1 12:45am to 1:45am: ANIMATE DANCE OFF!: Love to dance? Want to show off your moves? Then come out to the Animate Dance Off! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 12:45am to 1:45am: OH YEAH! DIRTY CARTOON MOMENTS!: You would be amazed at some of the stuff children’s cartoons have gotten away with over the years. So pull up a chair and laugh along with the Nerds as we point out all the things that way over the US censors heads. Panel Room 202 12:45am to 1:45am: HARDCORE PANEL (18+ ONLY): Get ready for a block of Death Scenes, Gore, Gar Moments, and the absolute random hardcore things we love about Anime!! Panel Room 114 1:00am to 2:00am: SOTS ON CELS (18+ ONLY): The geek open discussion show where our guests get completely blotto & attempt to cohesively debate Saturday morning cartoon history! Your childhood will probably be ruined... Hosted by Patty Hawkins. 18+ only Panel Room 210 Saturday cont... Kids ZoneLocated in the East Hall. Friday (1:30pm-8:00pm) 3:00pm-JapaneseZodiacStory 4:00pm-SuperHeroAcademy Saturday (10:30am-8:00pm) 10:30am-SaturdayMorningCartoons 1:00pm-MakeyourownLightSaber 2:30pm-SuperHeroAcademy 4:00pm-DisneySingAlong Sunday (10:30am-6:30pm) 11:30am-MakeyourownJapaneseFan 1:00pm-SuperHeroAcademy 2:00pm-KonandPonStoryandActivity 3:30pm-SuperheroStoryTime
  9. 9. 10:30am to 3:00pm: CAROLINA MANGA LIBRARY: Love Manga? Stop by the Carolina Manga Library for a quiet place to read your favorite graphic novels for free! Room 103 11:00am to 12:00pm: CASSANDRA LEE MORRIS SWORD ART ONLINE & MADOKA MAGICA Q&A: MACC 1 11:15am to 12:15pm: COSPLAY: A HISTORY: Join Nerds Know as we illustrate cosplay’s start in the US and how it’s evolved today. Room 114 11:30am to 12:30pm: HIP HOP SCI-FI: Discuss the stories behind the big happenings in the world of Sci-fi. Room 105 11:45am to 12:45pm: ALL ABOUT DARK SUN: One of the more popular settings of the 90’s, revived for 4th Edition, Dark Sun is a terrible place full of horrible things in ways you never imagined! But what is Dark Sun? Room 108 12:00pm to 1:00pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: JOURNEY INTO IMAGINATION: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson turn back the clock to look at the classic ‘Journey Into Imagination’ attraction at EPCOT Center. Room 210 12:00pm to 1:30pm: LEARN TO FIGHT LIKE YOUR FAVORITE ANIME CHARACTERS: Whether you want to live your Fairy Tale life like Ezra Scarlet or want to make your enemy’s face bleach like Ichigo Kurosaki, take up arms with a foam sword, and learn how to recreate your favorite anime fights with this workshop by SaberCraft. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 12:00pm to 1:00pm: #SMP PRESENTS: DISABILITY IN MEDIA: This panel serves as an overview of different representations and theories surrounding disabilities in mainstream animation, comics and media. Room 104 12:00pm to 12:25pm: FUSHU DAIKO PRESENTS: TAIKO DRUMMING PERFORMANCE: Since 1990, Fushu Daiko has been training in the art of Taiko, a musical art form that builds on a 2600+ year old tradition of Japanese drumming. Outside Patio. 12:30pm to 1:30pm: INTRO TO GOOD ANIME FOR GIRLS: Do you like anime but are turned off by the male oriented fanservice and shabby poorly executed stories that make up most of the genre? Despite the name everybody is welcome; because appreciation for quality anime is universal. Room 113 12:30pm to 1:30pm: MAKE YOUR PASSION YOUR BUSINESS W/ DAVID MATRANGA, JOSIE DEVORA, P.L. MCCALL II, AND HAIDEN HAZARD: Join industry professionals David Matranga (Voice Actor), Josie Devora (Artist), P.L. McCall II (Writer), and Haiden Hazard (Cosplayer) for a panel discussion on turning your passion into your career! MACC 2 12:30pm to 1:30pm: HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT JAPAN?: An interactive presentation that engages the audience in testing their knowledge about Japan. The presentation will introduce important cultural customs, history, and traditions of Japanese society. Room 202 12:30pm to 1:30pm: ASSASSIN’S CREED PANEL W/ PAUL AMOS & VICTORIA ATKIN: MACC 1 12:30pm to 1:30pm: THE DO’S & DON’TS OF POSING: You’ve spent lots of time on your costume and now you’re ready to show it off! But whether you’re posing on the con floor for a smartphone, or scheduled a photo shoot, join Nerds Know as we give you great tips for looking your best! Room 114 12:45pm to 1:45pm: WHO’S THAT KPOP GROUP?: You think you’re a real KPOP Fan? Test your knowledge with Flow27! Room 105 1:00pm to 2:00pm: THE FSCW WRESTLING STARS Q&A: Come get a look at the stars of FSCW outside the costumes in a Q&A from all fields. FSCW Arena - East Hall 1:00pm to 2:00pm: HOW TO: BREAK YOUR WRITER’S BLOCK: All writers have faced that dreaded dragon of doom: writer’s block. Whether you’re currently experiencing it or dread the next bout, join author Adam Fox in a discussion of different ways to get past it, followed by mini-games designed to get your creativity going! Room 108 1:15pm to 2:15pm: DOCTOR WHO 2017 IN REVIEW!: Join us for an open forum discussion of this season, what you liked, what you didn’t & discuss thoughts about the impending Christmas finale of Capaldi’s run, the return of the 1st Doctor & the incoming new regime! Hosted by Patty Hawkins. Room 210 1:15pm to 2:15pm: THE AUDITION PROCESS: Have an acting audition coming up and don’t know how to prepare, this panel is made for you. Room 104 1:30pm to 1:55pm: FUSHU DAIKO PRESENTS: TAIKO DRUMMING PERFORMANCE: Since 1990, Fushu Daiko has been training in the art of Taiko, a musical art form that builds on a 2600+ year old tradition of Japanese drumming. Outside Patio. 1:45pm to 2:45pm: EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT COSPLAYING: Ever wanted to know what’s the deal with cosplaying? Come talk with a few of our Cosplay Guests to learn everything you could have ever wanted to know! “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 1:45pm to 2:45pm: POKEMON PANEL W/ ERIC STUART & RACHAEL LILLIS: MACC 1 1:45pm to 2:45pm: NOISE COMPLAINT: COSPLAY TAP DANCE SHOW!: This high energy cosplay dance show will have you both glued to your seat and dying to get up and dance at the same time. MACC 2 1:45pm to 2:45pm: HEROES AND/OR VILLAINS: VOICING PROTAGONISTS, ANTAGONISTS AND SOMETIMES BOTH IN GAMES: Join video game voice actors Stephen L. Russell and Keith Silverstein for a chat about the nuances of heroes and villains in video games, and their approach to both. Room 202 1:45pm to 2:45pm: LIFE OF A CONTENT CREATOR ON YOUTUBE AND TWITCH: HMK is here to divulge almost everything he goes through while continuing his work on YouTube and Twitch! Join a 110K+ Subscriber YouTuber and Twitch Partner in a panel that gets personal! Room 114 2:00pm to 3:00pm: JAPANESE HOLIDAYS: A YEAR IN JAPAN: Join Nerds Know as they go through a year, month-to-month and explore all the major holidays you’ve probably seen in most major anime. Room 105 2:15pm to 3:45pm: EMERGING: DISEASES IN TV, ANIME, AND VIDEO GAMES: Disease not only affects our lives but dictates mainstream TV, anime, and video games. Room 108 2:30pm to 3:30pm: CON-PLAY: Let’s play some games with DanAsian! Tons of games with Otaku-Word, What’s that Fandom, 4 Corners, Heads up, and as much as we can fit into an hour! Sit down and relax all before Monday begins. Room 210 2:30pm to 3:30pm: WHEEL OF FORTUNE: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the ANIMATE! FLORIDA edition of America’s Game! Room 104 3:00pm to 3:25pm: FUSHU DAIKO PRESENTS: TAIKO DRUMMING PERFORMANCE: Since 1990, Fushu Daiko has been training in the art of Taiko, a musical art form that builds on a 2600+ year old tradition of Japanese drumming. Outside Patio. 3:00pm to 4:00pm: COSPLAY 101: Want to get into cosplay? Don’t know where to start? Join Lady Rain and Hayato the Silent Wolf as they share tips and tricks with cosplay, whether it be sewing or armor building Room 114 3:00pm to 4:00pm: FORGOTTEN THEME PARKS: HANNA BARBERA LAND: Guy Hutchinson looks at some of the long gone Hanna Barbera rides at theme parks across the country with many rare photos and rare video footage! Smurfs! Flintstones! Scooby Doo and more! Room 113 3:00pm to 4:00pm: HALO KITTY WORKSHOP: Join Halo Kitty for a hands-on improv workshop and practice bringing characters and stories to life on the fly! MACC 2 3:00pm to 4:00pm: PHOTOSHOOT READY: Are you ready for your close up? Join Jean WanWan and Chasis Photos for a discussion on what you need to keep in mind. “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 3:00pm to 4:00pm: STEAL THAT VOICE! W/ MAILE FLANAGAN, DANA SNYDER, KEITH STEIN, CASSANDRA LEE MORRIS, DAVID MATRANGA, AND MORGAN BERRY: It’s back! The game show where contestants pick scenes from their favorite (& not so favorite) movies to be performed by our guests in their character voices! That’s not all though, the contestants themselves will be onstage reading WITH them! MACC 1 3:15pm to 4:15pm: RETRO REVIVAL: If you have a Netflix account, you may have noticed all the reboots. Well Nerds Know sure has and we are going to be giving a side by side comparison of the originals, the reboots, and the rebooted reboots! Room 202 3:15pm to 4:15pm: ASPECTS OF CREATIVE WRITING: “PUBLISH YOUR BOOK”: Join P. L. McCall II, the creator of Grace Flynn on a discussion about weaving your creative thoughts together for publication (comics or novels). Every attendee gets a “FREE” copy of P. L. McCall II’s “Aspects of Creative Writing “ a valuable creative writing guide. Room 105 3:30pm to 4:30pm: SUPERHERO STORY TIME & ACTIVITY: Join the Animate Team for a story about Wonder Woman, and then make your own superhero gauntlets! Kids Zone - East Hall 3:45pm to 4:45pm: LIVE STREAMING 1O1: A TWITCH PANEL: Join Twitch Partner, HMK as he tells you what you need and what he uses in order to put on awesome live streams! Room 210 3:45pm to 4:45pm: HOW TO: BE SUCCESSFUL IN ARTIST ALLEY: Adam Fox will give you a complete breakdown of everything you need to run—and be successful in—Artist Alley! Room 104 4:00pm to 5:00pm: TWO ROOMS AND A BOOM: In this social game of hidden roles and deduction, you must find your teammates, establish trust, and exchange hostages before time runs out and the bomb explodes! It’s the party game that’s always a blast. Room 108 4:15pm to 5:15pm: ANIMATE THIS!: Esteban Valdez, founder and CEO of Echo Bridge Animation talks about what it takes to make it in animation and where he sees the industry going in the future. Room 113 4:15pm to 5:45pm: NAME THAT TUNE: Come test your skills while we blast your favorite anime and video game themes at your ear holes! Room 114 4:30pm to 5:30pm: THE JOURNEY OF TAROT: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Yu-Gi-Oh, Persona, Tokyo Ghoul, Clamp’s X/1999... We’ll look at how the major Arcana actually illustrates a journey that relates to any of the many forms of media it’s found in. Room 105 Registration: 8:30am to 6:00pm Exhibition Hall: 10:30am to 6:30pm Event Hours: 10:30am to 8:00amSunday Group Photo SHoots Friday October 6 3:00pm:RWBY 4:00pm:SPORTSANIME 5:00pm:KINGDOMHEARTS&FINALFANTASY 6:00pm:COMICBOOK&SUPERHERO 7:00pm:MAGICALGIRLS&BOYS 8:00pm:DRAGONBALL Saturday October 7 12:00pm:RICK&MORTY 1:00pm:ATTACKONTITAN 2:00pm:OVERWATCH 3:00pm:MYHEROACADEMIA 4:00pm:JOJO’SBIZARREADVENTURE 5:00pm:NARUTO&BORUTO 6:00pm:PERSONA 7:00pm:DISNEY Sunday October 8 1:00pm:YURIONICE 2:00pm:ASSASSIN’SCREED 4:00pm:VOLTRON 5:00pm:POKEMON 6:00pm:ONEPIECE Join us on the outside patio for group cosplay photo shoots!
  10. 10. 4:30pm to 5:30pm: DRUNK ON DISNEY PRESENTS: FROM STAR TOURS TO STAR WARS LAND: Dana Snyder and Guy Hutchinson take a look back at the pre-acquisition work that George Lucas did with the Walt Disney theme parks. To the upcoming Star Wars Land and what the future holds for Star Wars at the parks. MACC 2 4:30pm to 5:45pm: MASQUERADE COSTUME AND PERFORMANCE COMPETITION: This is a competition based on performance and presentation. Contestants can enter as individuals or as a group and will be judged based on stage performance and costumes. OVER $1,500 IN CASH & PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT THE SHOW, with a $500 CASH PRIZE for Best in Show! MACC 1 4:30pm to 5:15pm: MORGAN BERRY: RIDDLE STORY OF DEVIL & MY HERO ACADEMIA Q&A: Room 202 5:00pm to 8:00pm: ULTIMATE WEREWOLF: Your quiet little 16th century village has suddenly become infested with some very unfriendly werewolves...can you and the other villagers find them before they devour everyone? Room 108 5:00pm to 6:00pm: PANEL QUIZ ATTACK: Join “Gamemaster” Nick Roche for the ANIMATE! FLORIDA edition of Japan’s longest-running game show! Play along with the contestants, or try to qualify as a contestant from our audience and win prizes! Room 104 5:00pm to 6:00pm: MAY YOUR HEART BE YOUR GUIDING KEY: A KINGDOM HEARTS PANEL: Join Host and Kingdom Hearts Expert HMK as you discuss, debate, and get hyped for the lore, secrets, characters theories, and future of Kingdom Hearts! Room 210 5:30pm to 6:30pm: RETURN TO THE TOWER OF TWILIE: A MY LITTLE PONY TRIVIA PANEL: Right in time for the release of “My Little Pony: The Movie”, the Tower of Twilie has returned, with a shower of prizes, trivia questions, and fun for everyone! Room 113 5:30pm to 6:30pm: #SMP PRESENTS: WRITING FROM THE DARKSIDE: Join the writers of Smoking Mirror Press as they discuss the perfect recipe for the perfect evil! Writers of all levels welcome. Room 202 5:45pm to 8:00pm: KARAOKE UNTIL THE END OF THE SHOW!: Come sing your heart out one last time with your friends before it’s time to go home! MACC 2 5:45pm to 6:45pm: NERDKIND DATE SPEED DATING (18+ ONLY) - $10 FEE: Join us for a fast paced and fun speed dating session to find your match! Room 105 6:00pm to 7:30pm: LISA CORRAO’s COUCH POTATOES: Join stand-up comedian, Lisa Corrao as she makes fun of stuff on the internet while lying on a couch in her pajamas eating potato chips. Couch Potatoes might be the laziest comedy show ever. MACC 1 6:00pm to 7:00pm: TRAVELING TO JAPAN 101: Tips, Japanese customs, gestures, getting around, popular sites to see, transportation, etc. Room 114 6:00pm to 8:00pm: FSCW: FANTASY SUPER COSPLAY WRESTLING: It’s the most hard hitting, heart pounding wrestling action this side of Tatooine! Get ready for the Main Event! FSCW Arena - East Hall 6:15pm to 7:15pm: PCD, GO AWAY!: Post Con Depression, everyone goes through it but you don’t have to alone. We will share moments we loved and about people we met. Just one last fun event to miss when it’s all over. But Hey! We shared some smiles! Room 210 6:15pm to 7:15pm: MOST VILLAINOUS VILLAIN: ANIMATION: Nerds Know needs your help to decide who the most “Villainous Villain” is in all of animation! Room 104 6:45pm to 7:45pm: CARTOON MEDIA MASH: Join the Random Ramblers in an all out Cartoon-Based debate-brawl! Room 113 6:45pm to 7:45pm: VIDYA- NONYMOUS: Video Game fans recount their own stories, desires, adventures, misadventures, trials & tribulations in their favorite or not so favorite games! Room 202 7:00pm to 8:00pm: LOVE YOUR COLORFUL BODY: We emphasize the importance of body positivity and self love, not just in cosplay, but also in your daily life. Room 105 Sunday cont... A1 Tobi707 and Pastalbird A2 Sleetle A3 Alejandro Gonzalez A5 Kawaii Your Life A6 Tifany Gonzalez A7 Usagi Art A8 Bea Mai B1 Heather Hitchman B2 Chris Vilau B3 Steffi Hibbard B4 Aesthetic Manatee + Pengy-San B5 Unlikely Heroes B6 MarinaXStudios B7 Aiboneida B8 David Leal C1 Bancho Squad C2 Kokotensho C3 Avant Guardians C4 KrazyKari/KHattori C5 Keke Illustrations C6 Epicycle Studios C7 Kiuipoot x KingFaun C8 Kuaz FX C9 Zombiebass & Kiki’ssh C10 RootisTabootus D1 Kit Steele D2 Sea-Nako and The Red Corset D3 Stories of the Supernatural D4 Darwin Rose Studio D5 Rap1993, Moonlight Messenger, & The Felt Girl D6 Miguel Angel Suarez Garcia D7 Trece Lobos Art and Apoptastic D8 Kinetic Pop Art, Trece Lobos Art and Tragic Art D9 Art of Raf D10 Cara Khan - Robot Octopus E1 Dimension Bound E2 Pompadorkery E3 Ellison Illustrations E4 Danmacadchi E5 Garcia’s Art Work E7 Capie Creative E8 Juniper’s Milkyway E9 Jessi Takaya E10 Samantha Mack - 2D Artist. Illustrator. Character Designer F1 Art of Ursa_Create and Deepsealily_ F2 Riven Seal F3 ECao Art F4 Asia Martinez Studios F5 Lia Marchese @liabidraws F7 Deenigma & a Cactus F8 Sphere of Compassion F9 Jonathan Tao (TaoKaPow) F10 Three Little Books Co. G1 GenkiGoth Studios LLC G2 Natalia Mastache G3 Koartss & BrydiaDraws G4 Visionary Minds Studio G5 Mellanie Chafe (Luniara) G7 IndianaMuses G8 Imani King G9 Orbyss Archives & SGC Illustration G10 FirePokeMaster Absolute Zero - Brainbow - 1024, 1026 Adam Fox - 913 All Items from Akihabara - 518 Animate! Florida Info Booth - 901, 903 Animate! Florida Retail Booth - 801, 803 Anime Creations - 619 Anime Palace - 621 Anime Remix - 800, 802, 804 AV Biz Global - 715, 713, 814, 812 B & B Style - 415 Babette Turcat - 912 Beeru Props - 405 Best Quality Canvas - 615 Biotherapy - 821 Bon AppetEats - 904 Brian Reedy - 519 BTL Collectibles - 602, 604, 606, 608 C-Teck - 724, 726 CCT Miami - 720 Comfy Baby On The Go - 612, 614 Coolstuffinc.com - 502 Cordy’s Corner - 707, 709, 705 Cosplay Info Booth - 905, 907 Cosplay Photo Booth - 1009, 1011, 1013 Cyren Anime - 813, 815 Fairy Tail Anime - 504, 506, Fernando’s Engravings - 515 Fine Print Shoppe - 805, 807 Free Shipping Comics - 413 Fundraising Guru - 809 Gaijin Taiyaki - 708 GizmoForge - 919 Good Guys/Bad Guys - 613, 712 Hidden Palace Games - 513 House of Anime - 503, 505 It’s A Little Over The Top - 609 J and Mel’s Action Figures - 718 Josh’s Anime & Comics - 509 JPUSA Enterprises LLC - 819 L.E.A.N. 4 Jesus Ministries/Tasty Gator - 607 LASIK Vision Institute - 701 LupaAkarii - 924 Manina Designs - 921 Mario’s Comics - 508 Medicpad - 525, 527, 624, 626 Mikonomiya - 706 Mr Weekends Posters - 719, 721 Oh Snap Collectables - 625, 627 Oscar Olivares - 925 Pandara Polaris - 908 Pixel Man - 825, 827 Rena’s Collectibles - 512 Ruru Victoria - 818 Smoking Mirror Press - 906 Spray Paint Art by Nathan Salmon - 521 Sprint - 514 STEVE’S RARE DVD’S & BLURAYS - 618 Sugar Shack Sweets & Candy - 900, 902 Super Anime Store - 918, 920 Taiwan Doujinshi Creation Ltd. - 820 Tee Turtle - 808 VectorDragon - 714 Weapons Direct - 425, 427, 524, 526, 601, 603, 605, 700, 702, 704 Wonderland Creations - 915 Zen Garden - 420, 422, 424, 426 Zombie Love Squad - 914 Artist Alley Vendors MACC 102 “Fishbowl”Room203-206 MACC 1 BALLROOM MACC 2 BALLROOM STAGE RESTROOMS FOOD COURT MACC 200 MACC 202 MACC 210 MACC 101ESCALATOR MACC 114MACC 111 MACC 104 GXE 217 GXE 216 GXE 215B MACC 214B MACC 213B MACC 211B ESCALATOR RESTROOMS STAGE MACC 201 MACC 106 VIEWING ROOM MACC 212B MACC 108 MACC 112 MACC 113 PANELIST REGISTRATION ELEVATOR MACC 109 MACC 103 MACC 105 MACC 107 “FISHBOWL” ROOM 203-206 FOOD COURT 1st Floor 2nd Floor
  11. 11. Antonina Anime Booth 1023 Brianna Blackfire Booth 1013 Celissi Cosplay Booth 1025 Chasis Photos Booth 1029 FantasyNinja Booth 1018 Haiden Hazard Booth 1014 Handsome Jordan Booth 1012 Harley’s Love Shack Booth 1015 Jean WanWan Booth 1027 MiaAckerman Cosplay Booth 1017 SkyCosplays Booth 1021 South Florida Lolitas Cosplay COntests Friday October 6, 7:00pm to 8:00pm: ANIMATE FLORIDA RUNWAY COSTUME CONTEST: The ANIMATE FLORIDA Friday Runway Costume Competition will be “Runway” style. There will be no pre-judging. Contestants can enter in store bought or handmade costumes. Hosts - Antonina Anime and Celissi Cosplay Judges: SkyCosplays, HaidenHazard, MiaAckerman Cosplay “Fishbowl” Room 203-206 Saturday October 7, 10:30am to 1:00pm: COSTUME CONTEST: PRE-JUDGING SESSION #1: Pre-Judging Room 107 Saturday October 7, 3:00pm to 5:00pm: COSTUME CONTEST: PRE-JUDGING SESSION #2: Pre-Judging Room 107 Saturday October 7, 8:30pm to 10:15pm: ANIMATE FLORIDA COSTUME COMPETITION: Compete with the best of the best costumers at Animate Florida for over $2,500 in cash and prizes, with $1,000 cash for Best In Show! The contest is open to ALL skill levels to ensure both novice and experienced costumers have a chance at winning an award. Hosts - Patty Hawkins and Lisa Corrao Judges: Handsome Jordan, Haiden Hazard, FantasyNinja MACC 2 Sunday October 8, 4:30pm to 5:45pm: MASQUERADE COSTUME AND PERFORMANCE COMPETITION: The ANIMATE FLORIDA Masquerade Costume Competition is where costuming and cosplay go to the next level! This is a competition based on performance and presentation. Contestants can enter as individuals or as a group and will be judged based on stage performance and costumes. OVER $1,500 IN CASH & PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AT THE SHOW, with a $500 CASH PRIZE for Best in Show! Hosts - Antonina Anime and Celissi Cosplay Judges: SkyCosplays, Jean WanWan, Chasis Photos MACC 1 FOR MORE INFO AND TO SIGN UP FOR COSTUME CONTESTS, VISIT THE COSPLAY INFO BOOTH # 905 & 907. TO TAKE FREE PHOTOS DURING THE SHOW, VISIT THE COSPLAY PHOTO BOOTH # 1009, 1011, & 1013 Check out our NEXT show! Paradise City Comic Con is January 12-14, 2018 At The Miami Airport Convention Center www.paradisecitycomiccon.com Handsome Jordan

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