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The following are location changes for some of our programming:
|Room Name||New Location for FanimeCon 2016|
|FanimeCon Registration||Marriott 2nd Floor – Ballroom 1-6|
|Cutting Edge Video Room||SJCC LL20A|
|Nostalgia Video Room||SJCC LL20B|
|Asian Film Room||SJCC LL20C|
|Marathon Video Room||SJCC LL20D|
|Industry Video Room||SJCC LL21AB|
|Video Main||SJC LL21CD|
|Film Room||SJC LL21EF|
|Cosplay Hangout||SJCC 210A|
|Masquerade Office||SJCC 210C|
|Idris’ Closet||SJCC 210B|
|Speed Dating||SJCC 211A/B/D|
|Closing Ceremonies||SJCC 212|
|Manga Lounge||Fairmont Sacramento, Piedmont, and Hillsborough|
These are the new events for FanimeCon 2016:
|Ninja Games||SJCC 211C|
|Late Night Gaming (18+)||Hyatt Salons 1-3|
Do you want to win cash and prizes with your trivia skills? The FanimeCon Game Show is now accepting applications.
Along with the GunPla Builders World Cup 2016, Bluefin will be selling five exclusives at FanimeCon. Come check out these exclusives at their booth.
These five figures are only available for purchase at events and are currently not available through retailers.
HGBF 1/144 Build Strike Plavsky Particle Clear Version
Available to the U.S. in limited quantities to celebrate the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release of Gundam Build Fighters! This special clear version of the Build Strike features glittery effects to emulate the Plavsky Particles used in the show.
RG 1/144 Zeta Gundam Clear Version
Released in time for the U.S. DVD/Blu-Ray of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, this translucent kit allows you to see all the internal detail and workings that defines the Real Grade line.
HGUC 1/144 Banshee Norn Destroy Mode Theatrical Clear
Originally only available for purchase during the theatrical premieres of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, it is available once again in limited quantities in conjunction with the new Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 anime. Banshee Norn carries a beam magnum with revolving launcher and Armed Armor DE shield.
HGUC 1/144 Juaggu Theatrical Clear
Originally only available for purchase during the theatrical premieres of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, it is available once again in limited quantities in conjunction with the new Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 anime. Articulate despite its bulk, its “nose” can lift upward and features a moving mono-eye on a track in the head.
Gundam Converge Limited 3 Pack Gundam MK II and G-Defenser
This special 3 pack consists of metallic versions of the Gundam MK II in AEUG and Titans colors along with G-Defenser that can combine with either figure to create the Super Gundam. It has been made specifically for select regions such as the U.S.!
Set your GP Base, it’s time for GunPla battle! FanimeCon has been selected to host one of the North American qualifiers for the 2016 Gunpla Builders World Cup (GBWC). The entry awarded Best in Show in FanimeCon’s competition will move on to compete against other winners from the national qualifiers for the opportunity to represent North America in the finals in Japan.
Exclusive to FanimeCon will be special judge awards by Guests of Honor Masaya Matsukaze (Gaelio Bauduin, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) and Daisuke Sakaguchi (Uso Erwin, Mobile Suit Victory Gundam) who will be selecting their favorite GBWC entries!
To enter, fill out the entry form at GBWC’s site and e-mail it to email@example.com. Then, bring your completed entries to the Bluefin booth in the Dealer’s Hall before 12 p.m. on Sunday (5/29) to enter. Entries will be displayed at the booth during the convention. Judging will take place and awards will be given out starting at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday (5/29) at the Bluefin booth. Please make sure to pick up your entries no later than 12 p.m. on Monday (5/30).
For rules, entry forms, and other contest details, check out GBWC’s site.