Kanpai!Con

Make your planning easier. Login or make an account and you will be able to create a custom schedule of events that you plan to attend.

Friday

Opening Ceremonies Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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.
Persona, Fire Emblem
Meetups
Friday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Genshiken
Video Room
Friday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Danganronpa, Fate
Meetups
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Rob Mungle Voice Actor Q&A Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Rob Mungle leads a Q&A about being an anime voice actor. With over 100 IMDB credits, including Akame ga Kill!, Ghost Stories, Lady Death, and Excel Saga, he’s one of the most prolific in the business. Get the inside scoop on what happens in the sound booth, learn the inspiration behind your favorite character’s voices, and one lucky audience member will win a personalized voice mail greeting starring their favorite character!
The Heart of the Duelist: A Yu-Gi-Oh Character Study
Panel Room 2
Friday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Amidst the card games and friendship speeches, every Yu-Gi-Oh character has something driving them forward. Kaiba's determination to defeat Yugi, Goodwin's betrayal of the Signers, Yuya's goal of being the most entertaining duelist, something keeps every duelist's heart beating. Here, we'll analyze your favorite characters, see what makes them tick, and speculate where they go from where we last saw them.
Chuck Huber
Autographs
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Animecon.org's Fabulous Date Auction (15+) Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 4:00pm - 5:20pm
Are you looking for a date to the dance? A new friend to attend panels with? Or just looking to help raise money for good causes? A longstanding staple event for our conventions, the Fabulous Date Auction is a fun, interactive event where convention goers are sold to the highest bidder- auctioned off by our Live Entertainment department! A portion of the proceeds will go to charity, and everyone involved will have an absolutely fabulous time!
Idolish 7, Love Live!
Meetups
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
SSSSGregman Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
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.
Learning Michael Jackson Dancing
Panel Room 2
Friday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
His dancing is iconic, and now you can learn his steps! Learn how to do Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Thriller, and Dangerous from a Michael Jackson tribute artist!
Code Geass
Video Room
Friday: 4:00pm - 6:50pm
Rob Mungle
Autographs
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Code Geass, Assassination Classroom
Meetups
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Meet O! My Idols
Panel Room 1
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
O! My Idols is a new Muse/Aqours dance group based in Omaha! This will be our first ever panel as a group and we are very excited. Want to learn about us or your favorite love live idols? Come join us for dances, laughter and fun!
Kiki's Delivery Service: A Live Fanimated Podcast
Panel Room 2
Friday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Welcome to Fanimated, the animation fan podcast where we get a chance to geek out about our favorite animated media. Join this live recording as we discuss the story, design, and animated elements of Kiki’s Delivery Service.
John Stocker
Autographs
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Homestuck
Meetups
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Acting Workshop with Chuck Huber Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
First twelve people in line get to participate, the rest can ask questions and will be the audience. Some basic improv/acting games and techniques.
Let’s Talk Crafting!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Join some of the Live Entertainment Department’s very own master level cosplayers to discuss their preferred methods of cosplay crafting - from foamsmithing and hot glue, to Kydex and other thermoplastics, these cosplayers have experience with a wide array of materials, and are here to answer your questions and give you tips!
Greg Ayres
Autographs
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
The Fantasy Ball Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 7:00pm - 8:50pm
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.
Anime Theories?!
Panel Room 2
Friday: 7:00pm - 7:50pm
Don't you hate it, when animes end on cliffhangers and you just can't wait for the next season? Don't you hate it when you haven't read the manga either? Who has that dedication? We need answers now! Or.. at least theories. until next season! If there is one.. Come discuss your theories or guesses!
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Friday: 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Lessons, Demos & Agents: Do I Really Need Them? Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
The importance of these concerns and why all three are MUSTS if you’re to move ahead in the show biz world.
A Discussion on Coping Skills
Panel Room 2
Friday: 8:00pm - 8:50pm
An open discussion of coping skills to help with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bullying, grief, and self harm.
Autism in the Anime Community: An Overview
Panel Room 1
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Many people with autism belong to the anime fan community. Listen to an anime fan with autism discuss the reasons why people with autism enjoy anime, issues people with autism can face at anime conventions, and how the anime fan community can be more understanding of people with autism.
Fairy Tail cosplayers Q&A
Panel Room 2
Friday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Some of your fairy tail members have come to talk about what has happened in the show. Also to answer any questions and to test your knowledge of us for prizes. Were all fired up to meet everyone.
Trinity Blood
Video Room
Friday: 9:00pm - 10:50pm
KDA Truth or Dare 18+
Panel Room 1
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Are you interested in asking Akali, Arhi, and Evelynn, some truth or dares? Well you have come to the right place!
Anime in the 2010s
Panel Room 2
Friday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
Let's look over some of the standout anime moments of the past decade, including Best Animes vs Popular Animes, how the industry changed, fandom evolution, generally what is different between 2010 and now.
Late Night Anime Dance Recommended
Main Events
Friday: 11:00pm - 2:20am
Join us for us for Friday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
The Fringe (18+) Recommended
Panel Room 1
Friday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Strap on your tinfoil and hold on. The truth is a little bumpy at times... and everything you've been taught is a lie! Building 7, back and to the left, crisis actors, HAARP... if you know, come join me... if you don't, come get your red pill.
Gunslinger Girls
Video Room
Friday: 11:00pm - 12:50am

Saturday

Love Live Q&A
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 10:00am - 10:50am
Some members of μ's will preform and answer questions!!
Ace Attorney
Video Room
Saturday: 10:00am - 11:50am
Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Super
Meetups
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Super Hero’s in Cinema a review of 2019
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:00am - 11:50am
2019 was another fantastic year for super hero’s...well some of them. Join us as we run down all the big super hero movies of the year and decide which flew high and which dived right into dumpster
Asexuality in the Anime Fandom
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:30am - 12:20pm
Many anime fans identify themselves as asexual, and many asexual characters appear in anime. Join a discussion about asexuality in the anime fandom, led by an openly asexual anime fan with autism who has enjoyed anime since childhood.
Demon Slayer, Dr. Stone
Meetups
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Fullmetal Alchemist
Video Room
Saturday: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Masquerade: Pre Judging Recommended
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 12:30pm - 3:00pm
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.
Fire Force, Promare
Meetups
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Ask the voice director of Sailor Moon Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Come ask the voice director of Sailor Moon! John Stocker directed the English versions of Sailor Moon, including all three English-dubbed Sailor Moon movies.
Chuck Huber
Autographs
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
One Punch Man, My Hero Academia
Meetups
Saturday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Assassination Classroom
Video Room
Saturday: 2:00pm - 4:50pm
It Gets Better - Anime Con Edition with Greg Ayres Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 2:30pm - 3:50pm
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.
John Stocker
Autographs
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Yuri on Ice, Free, Haikyuu
Meetups
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Magic of Michael Jackson
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Why do so many people hold memories of Michael Jackson so well? And why is his name inseparable with the '80s? We're here to talk about just that, and how the King of Pop dominated, and still holds influence, in popular music.
Rob Mungle
Autographs
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy
Meetups
Saturday: 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Cryptocurrency Blockchain Basics with Chuck Huber Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 4:30pm - 5:20pm
How do I Bitcoin? What is a blockchain? Learn all about the new money, economy and internet! ome share your knowledge or learn something new about Money 2.0.
Greg Ayres
Autographs
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Sally Face, Little Misfortune
Meetups
Saturday: 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Shomin Sample
Video Room
Saturday: 5:00pm - 6:50pm
The Masquerade Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 5:30pm - 7:20pm
The Masquerade is our mainstage costume and cosplay competition, featuring some of the most spectacular costumes. Complete rules and signup information are avalible at the cosplay table. Anyone can watch (and everyone should!), but participants must sign up in advance. Have an amazing cosplay? Think it's worthy of a prize or medal? Come and show it off in the Masqurade! Best of luck to all that enter!
Maid Kazuki's ☆Anime Karaoke Hour☆
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 5:30pm - 6:20pm
Come join Maid Kazuki to sing your favourite anime openings, Vocaloid songs, and songs by Japanese bands! This event is intended for Japanese songs, but English versions (ex. English openings, JubyPhonic covers) and non-Japanese songs (musicals, k-pop, American music) will also be allowed. It's STRONGLY suggested that you have instrumental music to back you up, either in a YouTube video or on a flash drive! Let's Sing together!
The Good, the Bad, and the plain Weird from the voice acting world with Rob Mungle! Recommended
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Rob Mungle has worked on shows for FUNimation, ADV Films, Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks, and OkraTron 5000. Talk with him about all kinds of anime stuff, including the good, the bad, and the weird.
Guess that Bad Anime Summary!
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 6:30pm - 7:20pm
Think you know anime well, or just want to laugh? Let's phrase things badly and try to guess what we're talking about!
Blue Exorcist
Video Room
Saturday: 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Foamsmithing: The Beginner’s Guide to Foam Armor
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 7:30pm - 8:20pm
Have you ever wanted to create your own set of armor? Well here’s your chance! Join us in learning the art of Foamsmithing as we teach you how to create your own cosplay armor.
Game night at UA
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 7:30pm - 8:20pm
Come join some of the UA students and Present Mike for a game night. Interact with the panelists and win cute prizes. Compete with other con goers to see who is a Pluse Ultra nerd in our Trivia Battle.
Let’s Talk Video Games!
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 9:00pm - 9:50pm
Do you enjoy video games? RPGs? J-RPGs? Adventure, Visual Novels, or Simulations? Have theories about the lore of a series? Something completely different? Come talk to the Live Entertainment panelists about your favorite video games!
Heavy Object
Video Room
Saturday: 9:00pm - 10:50pm
Guy Fieri's "Dank Meme Hour"
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 10:00pm - 10:50pm
We have Dank Memes, what else do you need to know?
Saturday Thunderstorm Dance Recommended
Main Events
Saturday: 11:00pm - 2:50am
Join us for Con Alt Delete's Saturday night epic dance party. Join our DJs with epic electronic dance music, epic sound, epic lights.
Late Night Chill With 2 Deadpools 18+
Panel Room 1
Saturday: 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Come join 2 of the most witty Deadpools out there, we'll be telling hilarious convention experiences between us and showing you all how to be just as witty and have just as much fun as we do at cons!
Hundred
Video Room
Saturday: 11:00pm - 12:50am
The Rebellion and the Charmer 18+
Panel Room 2
Saturday: 11:30pm - 12:20am
Would you like to get a closer look at league of legends love birds? Maybe dare them or ask them questions!? Well the place you should be is here! Or maybe you have questions for the panelist them selves? Well all are welcomed

Sunday

Interviews with Monster Girls
Video Room
Sunday: 10:00am - 11:50am
GameChurch Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Fringe science, spooky action at a distance, morphic fields, electric universe, lucid dreaming, ancient aliens, metaphysics, reality… Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion that life is a video game and all the players guides and walkthroughs are designed to keep you an NPC? Join the church and attend a service whose Patron Saint is St. Tesla and become part of the newly formed wiki to really craft a player’s guide for life.
Steven Universe
Meetups
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Valentines day with a dating app?!
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 11:00am - 11:50am
Welcome to the RFA! It's almost Valentine's day~ so the members of the RFA are throwing a party for the guests! Please come and enjoy our fun activities. We can't wait to see you all~!
John Stocker
Autographs
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Lore Olympus
Meetups
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Best First Episodes of Anime
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 12:00pm - 12:50pm
There's an art to making a great premiere episode of a series that instantly sucks people in and makes them want to watch more. The 3 episode rule has its place, but only if you make it that far.
Erased
Video Room
Sunday: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
An Anime and Disney Music Recorder Concert
Main Events
Sunday: 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Watch a professional recorder player as he performs anime themes, melodies from Disney films and shows, and other related music, 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.
Rob Mungle
Autographs
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Be More Chill, Beetlejuice
Meetups
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Evenings with Isabelle Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
"Evenings with Isabelle" Combating Anxiety and Depression with Animal Crossing and Fandom. A large number of anime and gaming fans deal with depression on a daily basis. In that daily struggle many of us have turned to gaming and online communities formed around the things we love for comfort and cool down. From gamers kept company by "lets play" videos and online content creators, to acting mayors of towns filled with talking animals - come discuss how gaming and fandom have helped you through the rough patches of your day to day adventures.
Asian Ball Joint Doll Panel and Meet Up Recommended
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Come join us for a short informational discussion about BJDs followed by a meet up where doll owners and enthusiasts can meet one and other, show off their dolls and take lots of pictures. No food or drinks please! Children must be supervised.
Chuck Huber
Autographs
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Commercial Voice Work vs Animation Work Recommended
Main Events
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
John Stocker, voice director of Sailor Moon, gives you insight into the differences between the commercial voice over world and the animation voice over world, and helps answer the question "What are the differences and do I have to choose?"
Legend of Zelda
Meetups
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Let's Talk Comics!
Panel Room 2
Sunday: 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Do you enjoy comic books? Marvel? DC? Darkhorse? Something else entirely? Would you like to talk about those comic books with other people who like comic books? This Live Entertainment Panel is the place - we’ll talk about comics forever! Join us to discuss lore, continuity, and anything else your heart desires!
Re:Zero
Video Room
Sunday: 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Con Swap Meet Recommended
Panel Room 1
Sunday: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Got old stuff? Want to trade it for other old stuff? Come to the swap meet and do just that.
Greg Ayres
Autographs
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Phoenix Wright
Meetups
Sunday: 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Love over life! Idols dance showcase
Main Events
Sunday: 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Love over Life! Idols will be here to have fun and enjoy their time with the audience! We will have prizes and treats for everyone to enjoy. We will perform and do a QnA with the audience, we hope to see you there~!
Closing Ceremonies Recommended
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.
An AnimeCon.org convention.