An Engineer's Guide to Cosplay

Monday, 12:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Engineering and cosplay have a lot of overlap at the conceptual level; when you think about it, they both boil down to problem solving. This panel, hosted by a professional engineer and long-time cosplayer, will teach you how to approach your costumes, regardless of the costume, thinking about basic engineering concepts, resulting in sturdier costumes and props, and fewer wasted materials along the way. Tell your parents you learned science at Fanime!


Basics of Cosplay Armor Making

Friday, 9:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 4

Photography OK, but no video recording.

Suitable for All Ages

Armor can be a difficult obstacle when making a costume if you don't know where to start. What materials can be used? What tools do you need? How in the world did that guy make a curved shoulder with one piece of foam? Join Vash Fanatic as she walks you through materials that can be used, what tools you will need, and any other questions you may have. Armor can be difficult, but get informed and it won't seem that hard in the end.


Big Hero 6 PJ Panel

Saturday, 9:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

An in character Q&A + Dare panel with the heroes of Disney's hit movie Big Hero 6! This panel is a 16+ panel which means there will be some adult language and content so please be advised that it isn't too family friendly.


DraMatical MurDer

Saturday, 11:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

18+ (restricted to those 18 and over, ID will be checked)

A fanservice panel for the older Dramatical Murder fan. No restrictions on what can be asked and no kids around to stop the fun that will ensue


Fabric Choice for Cosplay

Friday, 3:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

The right fabrics can make all the difference in a cosplay. Learn the basics of different textile types, their uses, how to work with them, and how to translate reference images into textiles to most effectively choose fabrics for a cosplay. No more feeling lost inside your local fabric store!


Foundation Garments in Cosplay

Sunday, 12:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

Having the right foundation can vastly improve the look of a cosplay. This panel covers the often overlooked realm of what is worn underneath the costume. We will discuss both masculine and feminine undergarments for varying body types and across gender presentations (crossplay). Learn how the right foundation can help your cosplays lay smoother on your body, create an idealized 'anime' figure, keep your privates private, and overall enhance your cosplay!


Haikyuu!! Q&A Panel

Sunday, 5:00 PM, 2 hours

Panels 1

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Has sports anime consumed your life? Do you watch Haikyuu on repeat? Then come and see your favorite Karasuno players answer questions and attempt dares! Also featuring guest appearances from Aoba Johsai, Nekoma, and Shiratorizawa. Plus, one lucky guest will win a mystery Haikyuu prize!


Halo Costuming with the 405th

Hosted by 405th Infrantry Division

Saturday, 9:00 AM, 1 hour

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Join the 405th Infantry as we go over the common practices involved in making realistic, sturdy Halo armor. From start to finish, we'll cover what you need, where to get it, how to use it and share our personal experiences as well as be available for Q&A


Hetalia: Nation's Nonsense

Saturday, 9:00 AM, 2 hours

Panels 2

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

Join us fellow Hetalians in another World Meeting with the return of your fellow nations. Hetalians are welcome for our Q & A and truth or dare with your favorite nations. We welcome all for the meeting and hope America is not late!


HunterxHunter Q&A

Saturday, 2:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

Want to become a Hunter? Need help? Come and see the best Hunters, from the Zoldyck family to the Kurta clan, as they try to help you pass the exam! Learn how to use Nen, Bungee gum, and much more. Get all the info on Yo-yo techniques and you might even get the chance to see the red-eyes of the Kurta clan if you misbehave.


Intro to Cosplay Photography

Hosted by Kairu Photography

Friday, 6:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Kairu Photography has been doing cosplay photography for five years, and will share tips, tricks, and his perspective on cosplay photography. Topics will include equipment, etiquette, legal issues, photo editing and a Q&A at the end.


Leveling Up Your Cosplay

Sunday, 2:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

You've done the closet thing and scrounged at thrift stores, now it's time to make it from scratch! Learn the basics of pattern making, fabric selection, and garment construction you'll need to take things to the next level.


Local Cosplay Resources

Hosted by @RPGAdventurers

Monday, 1:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Creating a costume from scratch can be a daunting task, and while the internet has almost everything we need, it's always good to know your surroundings. We plan to discuss where to find common cosplay items, from cheap fabrics to worbla, how we've gone through certain builds and we'll also let you know where you can get what you want, and when you're in a pinch, to get what you need.


Love Live Q&A

Hosted by μsa

Sunday, 4:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 1

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Have you ever wanted to meet the members of ?'s? Learn the answers to questions like "Where are Nozomi's parents?", "Why was Honoka dancing in the street that one time?", etc.? Well you probably won't find those answers anywhere, but if you come to this panel you can get dangerously close! Come and ask the ?'s girls questions, play games, win prizes, and even watch a performance by some of the members


Make Your Own Kimono!

Sunday, 9:00 AM, 2 hours

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Ever wanted a kimono to wear, but can't afford the fancy kosode? Or maybe you'd like one for your ball jointed doll, teddy bear, or very tolerant pet. We will discuss the construction of a yukata(unlined kimono), show some examples, and have small 1/6 scale pieces for you to make your own with, needles and thread provided as well.


Makeup for Dudes

Friday, 8:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

A panel designed from the ground up to instruct men how to properly shop and apply makeup. Basic terminology, techniques and explanations to why it is important to wear makeup will be covered.


Miraculous Ladybug Panel

Sunday, 1:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

An in character Q&A + Truth or Dare session with the characters of the hit show Miraculous Ladybug! The panel will not be spoiler free we will be discussing subbed episodes as well!


Osomatsu-San Q&A Panel

Friday, 7:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 2

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

The Matsuno brothers have taken time out of their busy, busy schedules to come answer your questions and take your dares! Come and see your favorite six same faces!!! Osomatsu, Karamatsu, Choromatsu, Ichimatsu, Jyushimatsu, Todomatsu, and special guests are here and ready to meet their adoring fans!


Owari no Seraph Q & A

Saturday, 12:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Ever wondered what it's like to live in a war of humans vs. vampires? Just who exactly can be trusted in this time of crisis? Well there's no need to worry about that now. The Demon Moon Company and the vampires have stopped their fighting to answer questions, take dares, and offer trivia! And who knows, if you're lucky, maybe you'll be one of the few to win some fabulous prizes.


SHSL: Q&Dare

Sunday, 1:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 1

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Are you ready for a hopeful filled despair induced hour with our talented super high school levels? Please come join us for an hour filled fun of questions and answers, audience-based games, and a little trivia at the end with great prizes! Come to ask questions and just have a fun time with us!


So You Want to Be a Jedi?

Sunday, 9:00 AM, 1 hour

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

One of the easiest ways to get started in Star Wars costuming is to be a "generic" Jedi. But being generic doesn't mean grabbing a brown bathrobe and a stick. Let us help you create a character and outfit with ideas from tunics to boots to the symbol of a Jedi - a lightsaber. We will offer links, resources and tips on how to make yourself look like you're really part of the galaxy far, far away.


Tokyo Ghoul re:Play

Saturday, 4:00 PM, 1 hour

Panels 4

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

A Tokyo Ghoul ask panel. Join your favorite ghouls and ghoul investigators from Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul:re for an interactive panel filled with improv games, a Q&A session, and much more! Is it a tragedy, or a comedy? You decide!


Undertale Q&A

Saturday, 11:00 AM, 2 hours

Panels 3

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

Suitable for All Ages

Hello, beauties and gentle beauties! Welcome to the underground! Come visit Frisk and the monsters for an Undertale Q&A panel! We'll have games, such as Truth or Dare and Undertale trivia, along with some prizes for a few lucky members of our lovely audience. See you there, darlings~!