Age Ratings on Panels:

FanimeCon panels are deemed appropriate for all ages unless otherwise stated. When a panel has more mature content, you will see one of the following designations:

  • All ages – This panel is suitable for all FanimeCon members, of any age.
  • 16+ – These panels may contain more swearing and/or slightly more mature content and may not be recommended for younger audiences. These panels do not require a photo ID for admittance.
  • 18+ – These panels contain mature content unsuitable for younger audiences. Attendees are required to prove they are of at least 18 years of age using a valid government-issued photo ID in order to enter the panel room.


FanimeCon 2016 Panel Room Hours:

Friday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Monday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM


FanimeCon 2016 Panel Rooms Locations:

The Fairmont Hotel*

Imperial Ballroom – Panels 1
Regency Ballroom – Panels 2
Crystal – Panels 3
Gold – Panels 4
All panel rooms will be equipped with sound systems, projectors, and screens.

*The Fairmont is located about a block away from the San Jose Convention Center, on the east side of S. Market Street.



Panelist Information

Please check here if you’re interested in hosting a panel for us.

Interested in participating in a panel, but can’t host? Send an email to the panels team ( or visit the panels section of the FanimeCon Panels Forums to check out on-going discussions about panels and panelists looking for assistance!


Panel Listings for FanimeCon 2016

To get the latest info, check out the FanimeCon Panels Twitter.

Panels by Category and Title – Main Panel Listings