Hardcore Nerdcore Show Case

Hosted by Orion Digital Music Consulting

Friday, 8:00 pm, 2 hours

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

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

DaRapNerd wants to give FanimeCon an exclusive Nerdcore Showcase featuring the host from the Nerdcore Cypher. Come hear their original content and nerd out. Special Performances include DaRapNerd, The Shogunate, Danny The Paladin, and more.


J-Metal: Thunder In The East

Hosted by A-to-J Connections

Sunday, 1:00 pm, 1 hour

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16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

More than just Visual Kei, there is a rich tradition of Japanese Hard Rock and Heavy Metal that continues to this day in Japan. Join A-to-J Connections as they take a look into the little covered topic of Japanese Metal! Everything from the mainstream success of bands like Loudness to the more obscure careers of Rosenfeld, AION, and Saver Tiger will be covered and we'll trail the history of the genre all the way to the beginnings of Visual Kei and beyond!


Nerdcore Cypher 3

Hosted by Orion Digital Music Consulting

Saturday, 5:00 pm, 2 hours

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16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

DaRapNerd and friends are back for Year 3. This time with more Anime, more Raps Against Humanity, and, of course, more BARS! Come ready to turn up with your local nerdy rappers. If you love anime and hip hop, you should not miss this event. This is an open cypher for everyone to be a part of and engage, if wish to.


Ridiculous J-Music Videos

Friday, 6:00 pm, 2 hours

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16+ (not recommended for those under 16)

Photography OK, but no video recording.

Japan has a reputation for being weird. Come and see just how true that can be with the most bizarre, hilarious, and downright silly music videos from the Land of the Rising Sun—or anywhere!!


The Ocarina Panel

Hosted by Ocabanda

Sunday, 7:00 pm, 1 hour

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Suitable for All Ages

No restrictions on video recording or photography.

What is an Ocarina? If you think they're just from Zelda, think 10,000 years earlier. We'll dive into what Ocarinas are, their history from South America to Italy through gaming and anime today, give a short buying guide, provide a quick overview on how to play them, and perform a couple songs.