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Friday

Opening Ceremonies
Main Events
Friday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Welcome to Opening Ceremonies, where we introduce you to the fabulous world of this weekend's convention! Meet some of the convention's guests, learn some of the convention's rules, and plan for some of our special events.
Meet Vic Mignogna
Main Events
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Meet the voice of Tamaki, Edward Elric, Fai, Dark, Brolly, and many others!
The Many Voices, Hobbies, and Hair Colors of Greg Ayres
Panel Room 1
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Come join Greg Ayres as he answers question about all projects old and new. You can be sure he’ll be talking about New project like Haikyuu, Dragon Ball Super, Gangsta, Dramatical Murder, and Danganronpa as well as talking about DJ’ing and con life as himself. A fan boy till the end, whether voicing “pointy haired boys” during the day, or shooting zombies at night (at least on his PS4) you can be sure he’s having fun. There may even be a hint or two about some new projects yet to be announced, so don't miss it.
How to become a Twitch Streamer with Zerotiik!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
So...You want to be a streamer on Twitch, make it in the big leagues, and get paid a lot. I will tell you it's not an easy tasks. Why not come and join me and my associate for a little fun and ask us questions how to effectively become a Twitch streamer and have fun doing it!
Vic Mignogna
Autographs
Friday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Greggo’s Game Shows: Farkle
Panel Room 1
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Two contestants face each other attempting to answer fun multiple-choice trivia questions in an effort to take control of our six dice screens, where every roll is a gamble! Based on the classic dice game called Farkle, Zilch, Greed or Hot Dice!
A Bunch Of Gay Figure Skaters!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Welcome to figure skating anime! Where things couldn't get any gayer. This panel will feature Grand Prix Final gold medalist, Yurio Plisetsky,The hero of Kazakhstan, Otabek Altin, Master of selfies, Phichit Chulanont, and finally, the gayest of them all, Christophe Giacometti.
Meet Tia Ballard
Panel Room 1
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Raised on generous helpings of wacky cartoons, this Southern blonde goofball works in the animation industry as an actor, writer, and director. With over 150 animation and video game roles under her belt, plus writing and directing, she is well trained in the art of not sleeping! Come to this panel to meet Tia Ballard and hear her talk about some of her favorite and most recent roles such as Rinko Yamato in the hit show “My Love Story”. A few other roles include: Happy the Cat (Fairy Tail), Nanami (Kamisama Kiss), or Beast (Black Butler: Book of Circus), among many others!
DIY Books & Comics
Panel Room 2
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Join panelists that have launched their own indie book, comic book and/or graphic novel. Learn what it takes to begin this endeavor and how to get your story to the masses
Autographs: Greg Ayres, Tia Ballard
Autographs
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Meet Whitney Rodgers
Panel Room 1
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Whitney Rodgers is a Voice Actress, model and singer best known for her roles as “Meiko Shiraki” in Prison School and “Yozora” from Haganai and Hagani NEXT! . Whitney has just recently been announced as “Lotta Hart” in FUNimations “Ace Attorney” and has played many other characters including: “Margaret” in One Piece, “Artemis” from Maria the Virgin Witch, “Amelia Evans” in Freezing Vibration, and more. Whitney has also lent her voice to SMITE for the playable characters of “Ordo Solarus Amaterasu” and “Leona Genesis Jet Pack Fighter.” When she is not actively recording voice-overs, Whitney enjoys: going to the gym, drinking gallons of coffee, watching cutthroat kitchen, playing Tetris Attack, and giving her cat Chihiro too much attention. You can follow her on Instagram: Whitney_Rodgers_Model or on Facebook: Whitney Rodgers Voice Actress.
Neopets: Not Just for Kids!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Come explore neopia with me, and learn more about this exciting website that was originally created for college students. Whether you've been gaming since 1999 or want to take care of a virtual pet for FREE, neopets.com has something for everyone. We'll have a brief presentation on the history of neopets/how to use it, then discuss how the site has affected us, ways to make neopoints (legally and quickly!), and Jelly World.
The Fantasy Ball
Main Events
Friday: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The dapper gentlemen, the graceful women, the flowing gowns and the majestic music. What could be more magnificent than an exquisite fantasy ball! Come to join the beautifully dressed up cosplayers showing off their most regal outfits and elegant moves in a delightful evening of music and fun. Formal dress is required, so dress to impress. The minimum level of dresscode is business casual. We would like if you avoid jeans, open-toe shoes or sandals, shorts, tank tops, etc. This is a classy event.
Greggo's Game Shows: Anime Press Your Luck
Panel Room 1
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Get ready, it’s time for the game show with lots of Whammies and lots of Big Bucks! Three players will answer questions to earn spins on our big board which is loaded with goodies, prizes and cash to spend in our prize coffers, but be careful! There are also some Whammies that would love to take everything away! Only the player with the most bucks at the end of the game gets to keep it all and maybe come back next year and do it again!
So you want to be a Con-Artist?
Panel Room 2
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Join panelists on a discussion of how to become a Con-Artist. We’re not talking the shady character that steals from people, this panel will cover what it takes to have an Artist Alley/Vendor booth at conventions. Get some first-hand experience on what pitfalls to avoid, how to recover from “not-so-good” shows and how to market yourself so attendees want to visit your table first.
Star Trek Returns Screening with Vic Mignogna
Panel Room 1
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Do you love Star Trek? Wouldn't you love if it returns, with some of your favorite actors and voice actors as the stars? Come to this screening and find out exactly what it would be like if your wish came true!
Comcade Live #1 (18+)
Panel Room 2
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Are you ready for the best comedy show you've ever seen specifically from a group of people you've never heard of? Comcade Live is a live comedy show full of games, fan interaction, and fun. You won't want to miss it. Seriously. Don't. We're begging you.
Name that Anime Tune!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Come and compete with your friends to see who knows too many anime songs for their own good! Groups of two will compete against one another to try and name the anime tune first. There will be prizes for all who participate!
The Hot Tail Honeys Burlesque
Main Events
Friday: 9:30pm - 10:20pm
The Hot Tail Honeys Burlesque
Greg Ayres - Raw & Uncensored (18+)
Panel Room 1
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Join us for a raw” Q&A session with a guest who is never shy of “over sharing”. Come listen to tales of true con horror (that may have actually occurred at this convention) from years past, along with some uncensored re-tellings of many stories that have had to be “softened” for a daytime audience. Please bring your ID, a sense of humor, and questions for this “no-holds barred” panel.
Recess Hour Funtime Games
Panel Room 2
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
From Duck, Duck, Goose to Red Light-Green Light, come in and play some childhood games with the Live Entertainment Department!
Friday's Anime Dance Party
Main Events
Friday: 11:30pm - 2:30am
Join us for Con Alt Delete's Friday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
CastCade Live (18+)
Panel Room 1
Friday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
CastCade is an up-and-coming, nerd-themed podcast hosted by the Comcade team. Join them as they record an episode live, probably about anime and the convention, and bring guests up to be a part of the fun. Past episodes are available on YouTube, iTunes, and Google Play Music.

Saturday

Mr. Agitator does Erotic Reading (18+)
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 12:30am - 1:20am
Mr. Agitator will read passages from 50 shades of grey and other adult material. The panel is intended to be humorous and outrageously fun!
Fanfiction Writing CONtest!
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 10:30am - 11:50am
Come one, come all, to the Fanfiction Writers CONtest! It is exactly as it sounds, and as simple as well. All contestants will have 55 minutes to write a fanfiction based upon the prompt given at the beginning of the hour. Submissions will not be allowed after. Paper and pencils will be supplied, if you wish to use a laptop or other means this is allowed so long as we receive the submission before the hours completion. Winners and prizes will be announced and given at closing ceremonies.
How to be a Twitch Streamer
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 10:30am - 11:20am
Ever wonder what it would be like to stream on one of the biggest companies right now? In this panel I will tell you a little bit about how to build your community on Twitch, how to set up and maintain a consistent schedule, what equipment I recommend, and just some overall tips to help you build your channel.
Teaching Disability Awareness thru Anime
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Many people with disabilities enjoy anime. In addition, situations commonly encountered by people with disabilities appear in many genres of anime, along with characters that have specific disabilities, and/or indirectly experience issues that people with disabilities often face. Listen to an anime fan discuss how people can utilize anime to spread awareness of different types of disabilities.
Bad music videos with V Is For Villains.
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
V is for villains dissects point for point, bad music videos. Hilarity ensues.
Meetups: Hellsing, Fullmetal Alchemist
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Saturday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Masquerade: Pre Judging
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
This is only for entrants of the main stage cosplay contest. You MUST have been signed up for the masquerade and assigned a timeslot for judging. All participants have to sign up well in advance.
It Gets Better - Anime Con Edition with Greg Ayres
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
The "It Gets Better" project in response to a string of teen suicides by kids who were bullied because they were perceived to be gay. Sadly bullying is something that happens to one in four teens. In the past few years we've even seen an increase in bullying within our own fandom. Join Greg Ayres and other attendees, as we share our stories, and talk about ways we can all help and Support each other to find the light at the end of the tunnel. It really does get better.
Vic Mignogna, Whitney Rodgers
Autographs
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Meetups: Fairy Tail, One Punch Man
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Saturday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Meetups: Attack on Titan
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Saturday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Comcade Q&A
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Come sit down, chat, and chill with the members of Comcade. This panel is dedicated to winding down and taking the time to get to know each other. We're all friends here. Probably. We need to get to know you first.
For the Love of Alchemy with Vic Mignogna
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Come meet the voice of your favorite Full Metal Alchemist, Edward Elric, Vic Mignogna! Discuss Fullmetal Alchemist and more with the star of the show.
Tia Ballard
Autographs
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Meetups: Soul Eater, Undertale, Steven Universe
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Saturday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Autographs: Greg Ayres
Autographs
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The Masquerade
Main Events
Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:50pm
The Masquerade is our mainstage costume and cosplay competition, featuring some of the most spectacular costumes. Complete rules and signup information are avalible at the cosplay table. Anyone can watch (and everyone should!), but participants must sign up in advance. Have an amazing cosplay? Think it's worthy of a prize or medal? Come and show it off in the Masqurade! Best of luck to all that enter!
Meetups: Vampire Knight, Hellsing
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Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Greggo’s Game Shows: Play Your Cards Right
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
It’s a new Greggo’s game show, based on predictions! We’ve asked 100 fans a series of survey questions prior to the show, and it’s up for you and your partner to correctly predict what those 100 people said! If you’re right, and then you Play Your Cards Right, you’ll have the chance to win lots of lovely loot! We’re looking for two couples to play this game; make sure you’re there at the beginning of the show and you might be chosen!
Meet the Villains
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Led by the mysterious Mr. Agitator, these villains have banded together to fight against a corrupt system and also to play some serious ASS KICKING ROCK MUSIC! V Is For Villains is a new breed of entertainment that mixes the visual styles of Steampunk, Carnival and Noir, with the musical taste of Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, and your favorite film score. Come learn about the band and how you can become a Villain yourself.
Meetups: YuYu Hakusho, Katekyo Hitman Reborn
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Saturday: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Tia Ballard Q&A Panel
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
You've got questions? Tia Ballard just might have answers. Or she may completely ignore your questions and just talk about anime. We'll see how this turns out! Come ask anime-related questions for Tia Ballard, who is featured in such shows as Fairy Tail, Black Butler, and... Cat Planet Cuties?
Comcade Live #2 (18+)
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
The sequel to the best comedy show you've ever seen specifically from a group of guys you've only heard of once before (at the last show). Join us for more of the same! It's gonna be great. If you missed the first then we'll accept your apology if you come to this one, but only then.
Meetups: Dragon Ball, Overwatch
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Saturday: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Greggo Presents: Pokémon Game Show Alola Version
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Four players battle each other in a test of knowledge about all things Pokémon! Answering questions correctly gives them control of our game board where they will face all sorts of challenges! The winner has a shot at becoming immortalized as Champion of the con! Be there at the beginning of the panel if you want a chance to play!
Dragon Age: I Survived the Blight and all I got was this Panel.
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Let's delve into the world of Thedas! Bring along your craziest adventures and gratuitous feels as we rediscover the franchise together, from the good to the Fade.
Concert: V is for Villains
Main Events
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Join us as the Villains take the stage with their high-energy national-touring rock show, emblazoned with colorful costumes and deep emotional backstories. This is one rock show you don't want to miss.
Let's Talk Comics!
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
Marvel or DC, from Golden Age to Rebirth, we're just excited to talk about comics!
Star Trek Trivia with Vic Mignogna
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Vic Mignogna loves Star Trek, and so do you! Come to this panel and find out just how much Vic knows about Star Trek (hint: Everything!).
Voice Actresses Q&A Panel
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Voice actresses Tia Ballard and Whitney Rodgers appear in this Q&A panel where you can ask questions about anime, their work, and what it's like to be in the anime industry.
Saturday Thunderstorm Dance
Main Events
Saturday: 10:00pm - 1:50am
Join us for Con Alt Delete's Saturday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
Dice Roll Live (18+)
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Dice Roll is a brand new D&D podcast from the Comcade team! Join them as they do everything but what they're supposed to do in a mystical fantasy world. Expect laughter, tears, everything in between... and perhaps a special guest?
The Everything Photoshoot
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Whether you're cosplaying or just rocking your own sweet style, let us capture the moment with a series of quick pictures of your full outfit taken by a professional! Miss a photoshoot or just want to meet up again? Bring your group or couple cosplays and we'll snap that, too! Join us for professional pics, done quick.
Mad Lib Fanfiction (18+)
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
All you need are a few nouns, an adjective and you suddenly turned a favorite fanfiction into something comedic.

Sunday

Meetups: Evangelion, Trinity Blood, D. Gray Man
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Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00am
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Social Media and Cosplay
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 10:30am - 11:20am
Curious about how to start social networking for cosplay, or how to start your own cosplay page? This is the panel for you! We will discuss tips and tricks for creating your cosplay social media presence, including how to design your page, what to post, and how to effectively interact with the community!
Meetups: Black Butler
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Sunday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Autism in the Anime Community
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Many people with autism spectrum disorders attend anime conventions, and belong to the Japanese anime fan community. Listen to an anime fan with autism as he discusses the reasons why people with autism enjoy anime, the issues people with autism can face at anime conventions, and how the anime fan community can be more understanding of people with autism in their community.
Unpopular Panel
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Every season of anime there are popular shows that stand out, and some that go unnoticed. Ben and Cody are two unpopular otaku that love the slice of life, romcom, and otherwise weird anime that get overshadowed by more popular shonen and action anime. We love anime that gets us on the edge of our seat, anime that makes us ugly cry, and anime that makes us say "what the. . ." Come hang out with us as we discuss some unpopular anime we feel might deserve a watch.
Tia Ballard, Whitney Rodgers
Autographs
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Greggo’s Game Shows: Blockbusters
Main Events
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
This is a high-speed, high-strategy trivia game where a solo player competes against a family pair to prove whether two heads are really better than one! The winning side wins a nice prize and moves on to our Gold Run bonus game for a shot at additional prizes!
Meetups: Sailor Moon
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Sunday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Vic Mignogna
Autographs
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Meetups: Pokemon
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Sunday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Evenings with Isabelle
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
"Evenings with Isabelle" Combating Anxiety and Depression with Animal Crossing and Fandom. A large number of anime and gaming fans deal with depression on a daily basis. In that daily struggle many of us have turned to gaming and online communities formed around the things we love for comfort and cool down. From gamers kept company by "lets play" videos and online content creators, to acting mayors of towns filled with talking animals - come discuss how gaming and fandom have helped you through the rough patches of your day to day adventures.
Let’s Talk Video Games!
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
From consoles, to mobile, to pc, stop by and talk about everything Video Games with AnimeCon.org’s Live Entertainment Staff!
Con Swap Meet
Main Events
Sunday: 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Got old stuff? Want to trade it for other old stuff? Come to the swap meet and do just that.
Meetups: Hetalia, Undertale
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Sunday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Military/First-Responders in indie art/comics/writing
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Join a panel of military and first-responder veterans as they discuss how their service experience translates to art. Many of them survived combat so it can’t be that hard to create art, a comic or a book… right?
Meetups: Bleach
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Sunday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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So You Wanna be a Writer
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Whether you are breaking into the world of writing, or wanting to expand horizons, things are about to get writ!
An Anime Music Recorder Concert
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Watch a professional recorder player as he performs anime themes, TV show themes, video game music, popular fan music, and rave melodies, all on his recorder. A Q+A session will follow after the performance, where he will discuss how he adapts music onto the recorder for performance.
Autographs: Greg Ayres
Autographs
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Meetups: Yu-Gi-Oh, Jojos Bizarre Adventures
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Sunday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Crossplay Goes Both Ways
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Have that favorite character that you're dying to cosplay but there's the one issue of gender? Well we'll show you how its done and done properly. The panel also touches on basic cosplaying tips from costumes to wigs, the differences in behaviors between men and women, and any other questions you have. FTM and MTF friendly, advice for both sides of crossplaying.
Closing Ceremonies
Main Events
Sunday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
The system has finished updating, please restart your computer now. Closing Ceremonies is the last event of the convention. A few of the remaining staff and guests may say farewell, and we invite you to join us at the next convention.
Meetups: CLAMP, Ouran High School Host Club
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Sunday: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Monday

Meetups: Naruto
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Monday: 10:00am - 11:00am
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Meetups: One Piece, Loveless
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Monday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Meetups: Free: Iwatobi Swim Club
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Monday: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Meetups: Modoka Magica
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Monday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Meetups: Gundam, RWBY
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Monday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Meetups: Death Note
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Monday: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Meetups: Inuyasha
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Monday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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