Below you will find the panel schedule for both days. There will be exciting topics and sessions on both days that discuss perspectives, history, influences, the music of, and cosplay influenced by anime – and more! Panels will take place in the Terrace Room

Scroll below for links to more detailed descriptions of each session! Panel programming subject to change without notice.

Saturday, November 18 Schedule
Sunday, November 19 Schedule

Sunday, November 19 Panels Schedule

General Panels

10:00 am

11:00 am

11:30 am

12:30 pm

1:00 pm

2:00 pm

2:30 pm

3:30 pm

4:00 pm

5:00 pm

5:30 pm

Anime IRL: Cosplaying 2D Characters

10:00 am – 11:00 am (60 min)
General Panels
The Fashionable Cupcake presents a lecture-style with Q&A, covering topics like tips and tricks for faking anime proportions, choosing materials, styling wigs, etc.

Gender Swap Cosplay, Rule 63, and Drag

11:30 am – 12:30 pm (60 min)
General Panels
Panelists will discuss terms and concepts in the various forms of gender expression in cosplay. They will also help further educate what rule 63? What is drag? What is gender swapped cosplay? Our panelists will help sort all that out for you.

Sidekicks The Podcast Adventure Holiday Edition

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (60 min)
General Panels
Black Maze Productions presents: “Have you ever wondered how Sidekicks become sidekicks? What are the qualifications? Who makes the decisions? In the world 2024, super heroes and villains are more than just myths or comic book characters. They live here on Earth, alongside us. But this story isn’t about them, this is the story of their kids whose powers aren’t as great from making the perfect fry to counting things accurately, follow these kids as they learn to navigate the world through training during the holidays”

Sustainability in Cosplay

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm (60 min)
General Panels
With the increasing popularity of cosplay, purchasing a costume is easier than ever. However, many of these cosplays end up worn once and discarded into landfills, contributing to our growing environmental waste. Join local San Diego cosplayers Kikiitorii and NeptuneLindsey to discuss creative solutions in order to reduce the cosplay carbon footprint and even save a little money in the process.

The World of VTubers

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (60 min)
General Panels
Join us as I, JohnLovesAnime, a VTuber interviewer with three years plus of experience take you on a deep dive about the never ending world of Virtual Content Creators known as VTubers! I invite alongside myself, MinnowCandy, DBTerra, & Kyotaro to help you learn more as we four talk about the world of VTubers, the community, what being a VTuber is about, and learning more about the new phenomenon of content creation coming from these virtual content creators!

Blaze Abridged Presents Death Note Abridged

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (60 min)
General Panels
This panel will feature an exclusive premiere of an upcoming episode of their hit abridged series “Death Note Abridged.” There will be a short discussion about their plans and their future projects and what to look forward to on their channel. The panel would conclude with a Q&A session with audience participation. (Parental Advisory / Explicit Contents)
10:00 am – 11:00 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm