2017 TrackSchedule

Hotel Room Time Length Track » Panel AV Status Description Panelists
[Hil] Galleria 1 Thu 05:30 pm ANIME How to read manga Review An introduction and analysis of the styles, methods and tropes of Japanese sequential art. Jonathan Tarbox
[Hil] Galleria 1 Thu 07:00 pm ANIME How to make AMVs 101 Review Ever to make an AMV, but have little clue on how the video editing and technical work is actually done? Then stop on by to see examples of how AMV footage can be sourced, spliced, edited, and published. Panelist: Andrew Turner
[Hil] Galleria 1 Thu 08:30 pm ANIME Almost Classic AMVs Review 2008 – 2010 was a great time for Anime Music Videos. The barriers of entry to start editing were almost non-existent and the surge of new and creative digital effects was in full swing. Watch some of the most influential videos that shifted the direction of the entire AMV community. Panelist:Erik Norelus
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 10:00 am ANIME [ Empty slot ] Review
[Hil] Grand East Fri 10:00 am ANIME Sailor Moon Voice Actor Reunion Review A reunion of the lead voice actors in the original 90s Sailor Moon English dub. Revisit your childhood memories, talk to the Sailor Guardians themselves and get the inside scoop on how this seminal anime series came to be. Jonathan Tarbox(M), Susan Roman, Jill Frappier, Katie Griffin, Linda Ballantyne
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 11:30 am ANIME Tokyo: City of the Future or Doomed Megalopolis? Review Tokyo—the world’s first “super city” and mecca of things anime and manga. But what is the reality behind the images? And is it doomed to inevitable destruction, or is the City of the Future? Long-term Tokyo resident and manga editor Jonathan Tarbox takes you on a virtual tour. Jonathan Tarbox
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 01:00 pm ANIME Manga as Cultural Revolution, pt. 1 Review The queering of the manga sphere in the 1970s: this presentation engages with the way that the work of early doujinshi mangaka resulted in the transformation of japanese manga culture, specifically publication and the boy’s love and shoujo genres. Panelist:John Flowers
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 02:30 pm ANIME The Anime Influence Review Anime has shaped fans for a long time, and we’ll take a look at how Anime has influenced various parts of popular culture. From storytelling and visual aspects in cartoons, to video games, and to multi-genre interest in fandom. Panelist:Michael Leneski
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 04:00 pm ANIME Anime Studio Nightmares Review Voice actress turned Anime producer has been in the Anime industry since 1998, Samantha has witnessed some bizarre and shocking things. Some things are hilariously funny, others are just plain stupid. Hear Sami reminisce about some of the weird, nightmarish things that have happened over the years. Jonathan Tarbox, Samantha Inoue-harte
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 05:30 pm ANIME Let’s make our own Miyazaki story! Review Miyazaki loves his strong female characters, his airplanes, and his cranky personality. But what makes his films so unique? Let’s improvise our own Miyazaki-style story, thinking about his plots, style, and philosophy. We’ll consider three key ideas: adolescence, suffering, and ambiguity. ~Notes~[ Eric Reinders / ereinde@emory.edu ]~Notes~ Panelist:Eric Reinders
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 07:00 pm ANIME [ Track Staff Meeting ] Review ALL STAFF WILL ATTEND
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 08:30 pm ANIME Anime Trivia Review Typical Paper based team trivia with themed category rounds, sound round, picture round. Will be including prizes for top winning teams. ~Notes~[ Could go for two hours. Confirmed w/ panelist ]~Notes~ Panelist:Lucas Haapapuro, Panelist:Ashley Haapapuro
[Hil] Galleria 1 Fri 10:00 pm 2.5 Hrs ANIME Anime Trivia part 2 Review
[H] International North Fri 11:30 pm ANIME World of Hentai Review Under the cover of night we feature the seedy side of anime—hentai! See the funniest and craziest “adult”-themed anime! 18+ only. ID required. ~Notes~[ Security needs being arranged by Aaron Cuneo, track staff. ]~Notes~
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 10:00 am ANIME [ room empty: Parade ] Review
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 11:30 am ANIME Manga as Cultural Revolution, pt. 2 Review The Godfather of Manga: Comics Make a Difference: this presentation informs the historical influence Osamu Tezuka has had on Japanese culture and American culture. Panelist:John Flowers
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 01:00 pm ANIME Guilty Pleasure Anime Review We all have that one show that we watched every episode of, even if it didn’t have great animation, great story, or made any sense to why we liked it. Panelist:Michael Leneski
[Hil] Grand West Sat 01:00 pm ANIME Scouting Voices Around the World- Sailor Moon Voice Actor Reunion Review A reunion of the lead voice actors in the original 90s Sailor Moon English dub. Revisit your childhood memories, talk to the Sailor Guardians themselves and get the inside scoop on how this seminal anime series came to be. Jonathan Tarbox(M), Susan Roman, Jill Frappier, Katie Griffin, Linda Ballantyne
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 02:30 pm ANIME The Best Damn super Robots Period Review Folks who enjoy Voltron Legendary Defender will want to check out these clips of various anime where giant mechas save the universe from evil. Panelist:Darius Washington
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 04:00 pm ANIME Western animation studios vs Japanese anime studios Review Samantha began animating for several American animation studios and now works in a Japanese anime studio. Join Samantha as she discusses the similarities and differences between animation process from Western and Eastern processes. Jonathan Tarbox, Samantha Inoue-harte
[Hil] Grand West Sat 04:00 pm ANIME » Cosplay Contest Review From feathered wings to Buster swords, characters from your favorite anime will be taking the stage at Dragon Con’s annual cosplay contest!
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 05:30 pm ANIME Godzilla – The Evolution of the Classic Movies Review A look at the origins and various changes in the Godzilla film series from the 1950s through the 1980s. We will explore Godzilla’s transitions from frightening nuclear allegory to lovable hero and back again. ~Notes~[ Jeff Holleran ]~Notes~ Jonathan Tarbox, Matt Frank, Panelist:Jeff Holleran
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 07:00 pm ANIME Black Butler: Upstairs, Downstairs Review What is it like to work in Phantomhive Manor? Learn about being a servant or noble in the Victorian Era from the Phantomhive servants. Panelist:Kelley Frank, Panelist:Marlena Frank, Panelist:April Harris, Panelist:Jordan Dixon
[H] International South Sat 08:30 pm 2.5 Hrs ANIME Son Of No One! Review It’s back and crazier than ever. We’ve collected the strangest video we can find as usual. As always with difficult questions and fabulous prizes. Panelist:Michael Leneski
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sat 08:30 pm ANIME Back Alley Beatdowns Review Home of the back alley beat downs. We analyze the best fights, throw downs, and brawls. Somewhere there is a can of trouble begging to be opened. ~Notes~[ Kenneth Lyles aka Slander ENT Confirmed. ]~Notes~ Panelist:Kenneth Lyles
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 10:00 am ANIME [ Empty slot ] Review
[Hil] Grand East Sun 11:30 am ANIME Sailor Moon Voice Actor Reunion Review A reunion of the lead voice actors in the original 90s Sailor Moon English dub. Revisit your childhood memories, talk to the Sailor Guardians themselves and get the inside scoop on how this seminal anime series came to be. Jonathan Tarbox(M), Susan Roman, Jill Frappier, Katie Griffin, Linda Ballantyne
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 01:00 pm ANIME Translating Ghost in the Shell: Roundtable on the American Adaptation Review A roundtable of scholars and fans who will discuss the cultural and social implications of the American adaptation of ghost in the shell to live action, with specific reference to aesthetics and the translation of the themes of the manga and anime into the American motion picture. ~Notes~[ John Flowers:]~Notes~ Panelist:John Flowers
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 02:30 pm ANIME Black Butler: The Musical Phenomenon Review An in-depth discussion of the five musicals based on the beloved Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler anime and manga. Whether you’re new to the musicals or have followed them since 2009, come see what the fuss is about! ~Notes~[ marlena.frank@outlook.com ]~Notes~ Panelist:Marlena Frank, Panelist:Kelley Frank, Panelist:April Harris
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 04:00 pm ANIME Anime Press Your Luck! Review The infamous game show Press Your Luck from the 80’s is making its debut at Dragon Con! Come answer Japanese Anime and Manga related questions for a shot at our fully authentic recreated Big Board and a chance at REAL PRIZES! ~Notes~[ Bryan Espinoza bryan@floridawhammy.com Confirmed. ]~Notes~
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 05:30 pm ANIME Godzilla in the 21st Century Review Modern re-imaginings of Godzilla, both inside and outside of Japan. A review of the more recent Godzilla films, including those made in the USA as well as Shin Godzilla and the upcoming anime film version. Jonathan Tarbox, Matt Frank, Panelist:Jeff Holleran
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 07:00 pm ANIME Literature Becoming Anime Review Come see various clips of literary classics you read in school being adapted as anime…though sometimes not for the best. Panelist:Darius Washington
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 08:30 pm ANIME Terrible Awful Fan Fiction Review The internet is full of terribly slash Fanfiction: Harry Potter/Snape, Spock/Kirk, Power Rangers, Transformers, Attack on Titan! Each grammatically freakier than the next! Hear Sami read these atrocities out loud. Or worse–see her act scenes out! Samantha Inoue-harte
[Hil] Galleria 1 Sun 10:00 pm 2.5 Hrs ANIME Late Night @ The Con Review Filmed in front of a live audience at your favorite convention, this is Late Night @ The Con, showing you what you missed around the convention, guest stars, giveaways, skits, and more! ~Notes~[ Would prefer a main room, but can do in the panel room. Must be 5:00pm or later. ]~Notes~ Panelist:Michael Leneski
[Hil] Galleria 1 Mon 10:00 am ANIME ANIME – URA (voice actors 10am) Review
[Hil] Galleria 1 Mon 11:30 am ANIME The Class of 1987 Review Thirty years back, some of the best anime ever was produced, and some of them made it to the US. Come check out these classics created before the CG and flash era took over. Panelist:Darius Washington
[Hil] Grand West Mon 11:30 am ANIME Sailor Moon Voice Actor Reunion Review A reunion of the lead voice actors in the original 90s Sailor Moon English dub. Revisit your childhood memories, talk to the Sailor Guardians themselves and get the inside scoop on how this seminal anime series came to be. ~Notes~[ Katie Griffin leaving Sunday. ]~Notes~ Jonathan Tarbox(M), Susan Roman, Jill Frappier, Linda Ballantyne
[Hil] Galleria 1 Mon 01:00 pm ANIME Cold Reading for Anime workshop Review Voice actors are often given a script and expected to act out the parts without practicing. This workshop will allow audience members to try cold reading, with attention to character development, annunciation, and diction to help you learn the basics to cold reading. Jonathan Tarbox, Samantha Inoue-harte
[Hil] Galleria 1 Mon 02:30 pm ANIME Con Runners Round Table Review Meet the people who run some of the biggest cons in America to get the lowdown on what it takes to start and maintain a fan convention. NOTE: Jake will have left for the airport by this time.