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Thursday, October 29
 

5:00pm

Next Time on Game Grumps: A Fan Panel
Hey, I'm Grump! I'm Not So Grump! And we're a Game Grumps intro panel, dedicated to informing the soon-to-be Lovelies about the Let's Play channel taking the format by storm. Of course, it wouldn't be a GG panel without some wolfjobs and Burgies, so strap in... we're playing the feud!

Thursday October 29, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

5:00pm

Quiz de Pon! Youma Edition!
"The Chumps" invade Youmacon! Brought to you by the heads of such panels as "Chumps Stump You!" and "Stump the Chumps!", it's time for another round of good ol' fashioned anime trivia. We tease your mind with questions about anime both new and old and for those of you who can prove your mental might, we've got swag by the suitcase-full to reward you. So come on down for fun, facts, and free stuff! Hope to see you there!

Thursday October 29, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

6:00pm

How to: Stream on Twitch.tv
Have you ever wanted to become a Twitch broadcaster? Tritemare is here to help! He will discuss everything from downloading and setting up stream software, determining what equipment you need, to how to build your brand and community. If you've ever wanted to try live streaming out, now is the time. After this panel you will be ready to begin your journey as a Twitch broadcaster.

Thursday October 29, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

6:00pm

How to Con 7: Next War
Cons are weird, there are a ton of questions you don't know to ask until you get there. What's a Wintergarden? Is Artist's Alley in an actual alley? Will someone ever tell me what the VAT is?! We'll answer all these questions at more at How to Con 7. There will be prizes, laughs, and the 2015 Youmacon Platinum Baller Award. Start your weekend off with the REAL opening ceremony panel, How to Con 7!

Thursday October 29, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

6:30pm

It's Time to R-R-R-Reminisce!
Do you love Yu-Gi-Oh!, but don't really play the card game? Did you grow up with the show and monthly Shounen Jump issues? Do you just collect the cards for fun? Well, then this panel is just for you! Join us as we look back fondly on the old and celebrate the new, while sharing the memories that make Yu-Gi-Oh! so special to us.

Thursday October 29, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

7:30pm

Creating Videos for Youtube
Thursday October 29, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

8:00pm

Cheap and Easy Cosplay
Want to cosplay but have limited sewing skills and not a lot of money? Learn how to choose a cosplay and break it down into simple pieces to thrift. Also learn about products you can buy to modify the fit and appearance to make a great cosplay!

Thursday October 29, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

8:00pm

Waifuism and You, an Informational Panel (18+)
An introduction to the internet world's vast culture of waifuism. This panel discusses not only what a waifu, but also it's history, context, and some of the wider cultures that have spread from this internet and anime phenomenon.

Thursday October 29, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

8:00pm

Now That's What I Call Memes
Do you remember Trogdor? Have you lost the game recently? Is Sandstorm still your jam? Come venture through the yesteryears of internet meme hell.

Thursday October 29, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

8:30pm

Youmacon Speed Dating (18+)
Nerdy Flirty Speed Dating is a fun, fast paced event that provides con-goers with a safe environment to meet new exciting people with similar interests.

Thursday October 29, 2015 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

9:00pm

91.8 The Fan- Asian Music Education
Thursday October 29, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

9:30pm

Crossing the Town
Not sure why many people don't visit your dream town? Need help picking a theme? Not sure where to start? Well come on over! All the tips and tricks you need to know to make your town perfect. Don't have animal crossing? No problem! Mini games based on video game will be there. Fun for everyone!

Thursday October 29, 2015 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

10:00pm

Now That's What I Call Memes Volume 2
Are you... frustrated? Hungry for some Portal cake? Welcome back for part 2 of Meme Hell! now with more Shia LeBeouf! (And how.)

Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

10:00pm

Youmacon Cosplay Pajama Party!
Come join us for our pajama party and play party games!
We have an assortment of games from our tabletop department as well as our staff members own personal collections. Pajamas are optional! 

Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00pm - Friday October 30, 2015 1:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

10:30pm

Haikyuu: A Homoerotic Volleyball Montage
Thursday October 29, 2015 10:30pm - Friday October 30, 2015 12:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

11:00pm

Relevant the Hedgehog: Bad Sonic Fanfiction (18+)
An overview of some of the terrible Sonic the Hedgehog fanfictions and Sonic fanart that help to remind us of why we love this franchise. Amid the fanfiction readings we will look at terrible fanart, talk about the Elise x Sonic kiss (that actually happened) and of course discuss the Shrek x Shadow fanfiction out there. Candy available for those willing to read aloud! Just kidding! Everyone gets candy.

Thursday October 29, 2015 11:00pm - Friday October 30, 2015 12:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette
 
Friday, October 30
 

1:00pm

Opening Ceremonies
Friday October 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

1:00pm

Marvel Universe Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

1:00pm

Tales Of/Tales Series Photoshoot (Riverfront) | Amnesia: Memories Photoshoot (Mariner's Church)
Friday October 30, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

2:00pm

Capcom/ Tekken/ SNK (KoF) Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

2:00pm

Cowboy Bebop/Space Dandy Photoshoot (Stargate)
Friday October 30, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

2:30pm

Come to Our Hotpot Party!: A Durarara!! Fan Panel
You've heard of the headless Dullahan trying to find her head, teenagers fighting gang wars, strongman bartenders, and informants who surely like to stick their nose in everyone's business, but with DRRRX2 now airing, we have a lot more stories and characters to talk about! Come join both DRRR!! & DRRRX2 characters discuss the show, and answer some questions!

Friday October 30, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

2:30pm

Cosplay Photography
Learn cosplay posing and photography techniques. Then use what you have learned in free photo shoots.

Friday October 30, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

2:30pm

Stay Classy Youmacon
A panel on how to properly act towards cosplayers and other con-goers, the do's and don'ts of asking to take pictures, how to tell when you're being too much, and general convention etiquette.

Friday October 30, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

2:30pm

Anime Addicts Anonymous
A safe environment for Anime addicts to talk to other addicts. Anime Addicts Anonymous is a local mutual aid fellowship. AAA states that its primary purpose is to help Anime addicts "to stay level headed and help other addicts achieve sanity". (This panel is intended only for fun, also group games and icebreakers will be played)

Friday October 30, 2015 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

3:00pm

91.8 The Fan
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

3:00pm

Bboying (breaking) 101
If you've ever wanted to bboy(break) but never knew how to start, feel free to swing on by and learn the foundation of being a bboy. Hiphop plays a huge role in some major animes including Cowboy Bebop, Air Gear, and samurai Champloo, so why not learn the dancing art? Ran by Ryzen Xia of Rekless Krew L.A./Chicago.

Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

3:00pm

Getting the Most out of Your Wii U & 3DS
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

3:00pm

Pokemon on and on...
We all know what Pokemon is, and all remember how everyone was obsessed with these little creatures in the 90s, but why has it stayed popular? Why hasn't this fad ever died? Better yet, is Pokemon even a fad? Come to this lecture/discussion to learn something you maybe hadn't thought of before about Pokemon!

Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

3:00pm

Whose Line
Based on the popular TV show, we take improv and throw an anime theme on it. Even going so far as to create some brand new games to play for you. This is a fun, high energy show that, if you enjoy improv, you won't want to miss.

Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

3:00pm

Bioware (Riverfront) Photoshoot | Noragami Photoshoot (Mariners Church)
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

3:00pm

Doctor Who Photoshoot (Move Outdoors Weather Permitting)
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

3:00pm

League of Legends Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

3:00pm

One Piece Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

3:00pm

Sonic Series Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

3:00pm

Steven Universe Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

3:00pm

Guffaw and Draw: Drawing from Memory!
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got a group of artists together and had them draw your favorite characters in 60 seconds COMPLETELY from memory? Come join us put our all (or none) into drawing audience-picked characters and laugh at them for their end abominat--er, products! And for those of you in the audience who feel like showing off your drawing skills, we encourage you to join us in a rotation to give everyone a good laugh!

Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

3:00pm

VocaQuiz
Think you know your favorite Vocaloid singers? come test out your knowledge with a jeopardy style Vocaloid quiz game. come for fun and prizes.

Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

3:00pm

Crush 40, Linkara, Team4Star
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

3:00pm

Maid Cafe (Ticket purchase necessary for entry)
Friday October 30, 2015 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room 42 Degree Restaurant (back of lobby)

3:30pm

Let's Make a Manga
The six-time Harvey Award nominated husband and wife action faction Comfort and Adam will not only talk about how to draw a great comic/manga page, but will draw a new page on the spot with the audience. The seminar will be broken into two halves: first, Comfort and Adam will take you through the most important basics of drawing great sequential art pages. In the second, they will invite audience participation in creating a short 1-page story which will be designed and drawn on the spot. Our placement in Artist Alley is C 19-20where you can meet us and get things signed all weekend long!

Friday October 30, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

3:30pm

Online Roleplaying
Ever wanted to get into online roleplaying? Need some advice in your game? Just want to talk about character building and worldbuilding? You've found the right place! We're your guide for everything in the world of online roleplaying.

Friday October 30, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

3:30pm

Your Favorite Video Game Sucks
Everyone has a game they love, a game they can't find fault with, a game that is simply perfect. Well that game sucks and we're here to tell you why. The sacred game barbecue returns to Youmacon this weekend to tear apart your favorites and leave you laughing. You might never look at your favorite game the same ever again! Just be sure to leave your feelings at the door because this is all just for fun!

Friday October 30, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

4:00pm

Cosplay Q&A
Questions and answers and tips with Ptr Cosplay and Props about prop building, armour making, wig styling, costume fabrication, and all things cosplay!

Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

4:00pm

Final Fantasy - Parts I-VI Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

4:00pm

Fire Emblem Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

4:00pm

RWBY Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

4:00pm

Seraph of the End Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

4:00pm

How to Be an Otaku
How to be an Otaku is back and crazier then ever! Come and enjoy the basics of being an Otaku. While getting to play some games and interact with other Otakus. Everyone is welcome, Otakus of all fandoms! So I hope to see you there!

Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

4:00pm

Jon St. John, Carlos Ferro, Tia Ballard
Friday October 30, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

4:30pm

Anime Character Bingo
Anime Character Bingo!- Exactly what it sounds like. Test your anime knowledge. The game will get progressively harder as the panel goes on, with levels ranging from easy to impossible. Everyone can play throughout the whole panel. For every win, you get candy, and, best of all, bragging rights!

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

4:30pm

Your Favorite Anime Sucks
Anime is terrible and you're terrible for liking it. This improv comedy show is about pointing out all the over the top, ridiculous tropes that anime uses. No anime is safe from judgement.

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

4:30pm

Funimation Industry Panel
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news, info, and announcements from North America's largest anime distributor—FUNimation. Live tweet with us using the hashtag #FUNimationPanel for a chance to win prizes!

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

4:30pm

Let's Form A Stand Alone Complex
A discussion diving into the philosophy of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. We will analyze the effects cyberization and the Net have on society and one's Ghost. Using an Eastern philosophical perspective, we will be discussing various philosophers such as Hajime Nakamura, Dogen and Dharmakirti to form a Stand Alone Complex!

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

5:00pm

Voice Swap! Adrian Hough, DC Douglas, Ian Sinclair, Joel McDonald, Chuck Huber
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

5:00pm

D. Grayman Photoshoot (Mariners Church)
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

5:00pm

Final Fantasy - Parts VII-Present Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

5:00pm

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

5:00pm

Kingdom Hearts Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

5:00pm

Lord of the Rings Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

5:00pm

Meet Austin Tindle , Q&A
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

5:00pm

Team Four Star
Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

5:00pm

Atelier Juu and Katie: Alchemists of Youmacon
If you're looking for a JRPG about spiky-haired heroes saving the world, this panel isn't for you. Come discuss the Atelier series, where young female protagonists hold down a day job as JRPG alchemists!

Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

5:00pm

Stuck in Discussion
Do you know which character has a Failure to Launch poster in their room? Or have an idea on what the best homestuck track is? Come debate and learn in this interactive discussion panel, and learn a few things about this wild ride of a webcomic along the way

Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

5:00pm

Objection!: An Ace Attorney Panel
Currently spanning over nine games, this best-selling franchise has been going on for almost fifteen years now. Talk about your favorite characters, be they defense attorneys, prosecutors, or something else. Talk about the world, the parallels between the game and the Japanese legal system, and the way localization affected certain aspects of the world. It'll be a fine time!

Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

5:00pm

The Universe of Steven
We all believe in Steven, that much is certain. But, just WHY do we love Steven Universe so much? Stop in as we pull apart the series and discuss just how groundbreaking it truly is, while getting a chance to love your favorites! Just remember to do it for her... erm, him, and show your devotion!

Friday October 30, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

5:30pm

Todd Haberkorn, Vic Mignogna
Friday October 30, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

5:30pm

Japan, Idols, and Love Live, oh my!
Do you like Idol culture? Then get ready for idols EVERYWHERE! During our panel, we will be discussing Japanese culture and the impact that the idol industry has had, not only overseas, but here in America as well. Featured topics will be dancing idols, Chika idols, Akiba idols, and major label idols, as well as Love Live!, the international anime phenomenon. So if you enjoy cute costumes, adorable songs, and energetic dancing, this is the place for you! Nico Nico Ni~

Friday October 30, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

6:00pm

Critical Analysis of Anime
Want to get more out of your anime? Come for this comprehensive breakdown of all the creative elements that go into creating an anime! We will look at elements of design, animation, soundscaping, plot, writing, and more! This will have a lot of clips,and plenty of room for discussion!

Friday October 30, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

6:00pm

Dance Instruction: Beginners Walltz
Friday October 30, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

6:00pm

Nerd Life Roundtable Podcast
Nerd Life Roundtable Podcast is a podcast where four nerds from different backgrounds come together to talk about life, love and fandom. We cover everything Nerdy in the news and we love to share our opinions with the world! Nerd Life Roundtable is the collaborative show of all the hosts from shows on the Nerd Life Podcast Network.

Friday October 30, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

6:00pm

SMT/Persona Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

6:00pm

Tokyo Ghoul Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

6:30pm

My Ghost Whispers, Therefore I Am
A film analysis and discussion about Mamoru Oshii's films Ghost in the Shell and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. Using an Eastern philosophical perspective, we will reference various theories from Buddhism and Hajime Nakamura to answer the questions Ghost in the Shell asks of us.

Friday October 30, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

6:30pm

Steam Powered Giraffe, Random Gibberish
Friday October 30, 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

7:00pm

DC Douglas
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

7:00pm

Linkara- Atop the 4th Wall Live
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

7:00pm

7:00pm

Dance Instruction: Intermediate/ Advanced Waltz
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

7:00pm

What NOT to do at a Rave (Or Convention)
A panel that covers basics that everyone should know about anime cons and the raves: dance circles, safety, hygiene, confidence, etc. etc. Whether you're a rave veteran and want to share your input, or a rookie to the animecon/rave scene, swing on by! Ran by Rekless Krew L.A./Chicago.

Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

7:00pm

Five Night's at Freddy's Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

7:00pm

Hellsing Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

7:00pm

Naruto Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

7:00pm

Orphan Black/Clone Club Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

7:00pm

Psycho Pass Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

7:00pm

Concert- Sawas Phool/ Survivors of the PC/ Crush 40
Friday October 30, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

7:30pm

So I Hear You Like Armor?
Have you ever wanted to create your very own Iron Man suit, or have some of that cool gravity defying armor your favorite anime character wears? Come and learn everything you need to know about getting ready to suit up and dive into making your first build!

Friday October 30, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

7:30pm

Total Classics Roadshow
Do you have an amazing video game collection? Are you the proud owner of a piece of gaming history? Our panel of gaming industry members, archivists, and preservationists want to see it! Show off the treasures from your collection or even your finds in the dealers room as our team talk about some of our own! Join us this weekend for Total Classics Roadshow! Lil B might curse your collection if you don't!

Friday October 30, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

7:30pm

Out of the Vault, Into the Wasteland: A Fallout Panel
Prepare your pip boys and your stimpacks, it’s time to venture out into the atomic wasteland. Join us as we talk about the Fallout universe in a fun, audience driven panel. Take the G.O.A.T., choose your faction, participate in voice acting and character impersonations, discuss the intense moral choices that the game has to offer, participate in The Wild Wasteland Interactive Survival Game, Name That Fallout Tune, Vault Boy Drawing Contest, and more! Remember, war NEVER changes.

Friday October 30, 2015 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

7:30pm

Anime Dating Game: After Dark (18+)
Remember the old dating game tv show? Well we put an Anime spin on it. Come be entertained as our bachelors and bachelorettes compete for the attention of one lucky guy or lady. Prizes and fun to be had. Be sure to bring your ID. This panel is 18+

Friday October 30, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

7:30pm

Danganronpa: The Animation Dub Premiere
Friday October 30, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

8:00pm

Fate/ Series (Fate/Stay; Zero; UBW) Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

8:00pm

Yu Yu Hakusho Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

8:00pm

Admit it. You Like The Gay. (18+)
This panel will discuss the world of yaoi. The terms used. The different types. It will also discuss games, ovas, anime and mangas.

Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

8:00pm

Amateur Stand Up Comedy : Open Mic (18+)
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

8:00pm

Cristina Vee, Erica Mendez, Lucien Dodge
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

8:00pm

Cosplay Charity Ball (Formal Attire and Ticket Purchase Required for Entry)
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

8:00pm

Youma Idol
Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

8:00pm

Death Note Mafia
Death Note characters take the roles of this interpretation of the party game where you must work with a team who could betray you at any time. In each round, the randomly chosen Kira anonymously removes a player, then all remaining players deliberate who should be sacrificed in the hopes of eliminating Kira. The rules will be explained, so prior knowledge of the game and the series is not necessary. Can the investigators defeat Kira without falling prey to the Death Note?

Friday October 30, 2015 8:00pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room 42 Degree Restaurant (back of lobby)

8:30pm

Steam Powered Giraffe Q&A
Friday October 30, 2015 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

8:30pm

Star Trek Continues- Todd Haberkorn/ Chuck Huber/ Vic Mignogna
Friday October 30, 2015 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

8:30pm

8:30pm

Lets Watch Fanime: The Good, The Bad, and the Kawaii Desu
Do you like fanime, want to watch it with a group? Or want to make your friends watch it? Well you're in luck, because here you can do just that. We can see for ourselves what is the good, the bad, and the kawaii desu.

Friday October 30, 2015 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

9:00pm

Armour Academy: Chainmail!
Want to learn how to make chainmail?  Of course you do.
In this panel, we will teach the traditional European four-in-one weave, used for armor from the Roman Empire through middle ages, and send you home with a small piece forged by your own hands.
There will be a ten dollar materials fee to participate in this panel, but any may observe for free.

Friday October 30, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

9:00pm

Supernatural Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

9:00pm

Karaoke
Show off your love of nerd culture by singing your favorite nerdy song. Whether it be the opening to your favorite anime or something from My Little Pony. We should be able to obtain any song you wish to sing, but if you are unsure, bringing your own media device (CD, usb drive, etc) is incredibly helpful.

Friday October 30, 2015 9:00pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

9:30pm

Marisa Stole the Precious Beats- A Touhou Music Panel
We will be discussing the music created by ZUN for the Touhou series. This will cover the originals used in the game series to the newest Comiket releases of Touhou cover music, including a wide range of genres such as: Metal, Jazz, Classical to even Trap. This is a PV heavy panel promoting open discussion on the circles, animations and how it is all connected to the never ending fandom that' known as Touhou.

Friday October 30, 2015 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

10:00pm

The Third Music Room
Irasshaimase! Whether it's Tamaki's antics or Mori's stoic nature, the rich otoro or the commoner coffee, the host club offers something for everyone. Let's discuss Ouran!

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

10:00pm

Black Butler Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

10:00pm

Welcome to Nightvale Photoshoot
Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

10:00pm

Like a Girl- A Discussion of Bada$$ Female Video Game Characters
A panel discussing favorite female video game characters and why they are so awesome. From Lara Croft and Samus, to Jade from Beyond Good and Evil. Even Glados. We're tired of seeing every list of female video game characters being about who is the "hottest". Let's celebrate these awesome women because of the amount of ass they kick! We will throw in some trivia and prizes to keep it interactive, and will encourage discussion, questions, and suggestions.

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

10:00pm

Majestic Voices!!!! (18+)
Do you still not know what Ecchi means to you?

Does it still stroke a curiosity? Could you make it better? Maybe your voice could help once again?

Join us for a delightful live dubbing of a number of Ecchi shows with the audience as the star!

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

10:00pm

Metagame: Dream Match 2015
Which makes you feel more in control, Forza or Kingdom Hearts? Which has a better soundtrack, Madden 2016 or Jet Set RadioW? Which elicits a stronger emotional reaction, Uncharted or Earthbound? We'll answer all these questions and more at Metagame! Youmacon's original video game debate panel. Our seasoned pros will go head to head, and then the audience will get their chance to take on our pros!

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

10:00pm

Help! I'm in Love With a Fictional Character!
We've all had that awkward conversation with our close friends and family about our first crush. The one who sat next to us in Elementary school, right? Nah. We're talking Misty from Pokemon and Sasuke from Naruto! If you got totally justified secondhand embarrassment from that comment, come down and join like-minded people and let me help you rest your guilty conscience! We will be showing all sorts of self-insert fanart, reading our great decade old fan-fictions, and remedying your sins!

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

10:30pm

Kill la Kill: Erica Mendez, Cristina Vee, Lucien Dodge
Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

10:30pm

Armour Academy: Scale Armor!
Since the dawn of time, scale armor has been the coolest of all the armors. And now you too can learn how to make it! In this panel, we will teach the basic art of scale mail weaving, and send you home with a small piece of scale armor forged by your own hands.
There will be a fifteen dollar materials fee to participate in this panel, but any may observe for free.

Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

10:30pm

Garo: A Dark Fairy Tale (18+)
Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

10:30pm

The Myths and Legends of Fate/Stay Night
Fate/Stay Night often reinvents historical myth, but what can the original legends tell us about our favorite characters? Join us for a discussion of this legendary anime and leave with a new appreciation for Caster's love life, Saber's betrayal, and the Epic Tragedy of Gilgamesh.

Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

10:30pm

Austin Tindle's Raunchy Shakespeare (18+)
Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

10:30pm

Are You Killing Your Fandom?
Are you a bad fan? Are you sick of others being stupid and giving your community a bad name? Then come to this panel and see some of the worst stories of geek and nerds being reckless and irresponsible and what can be done about it.

Friday October 30, 2015 10:30pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

11:00pm

SuperGuestFight (18+) - Jon St. John, Todd Haberkorn, Ian Sinclair, Lisa Ortiz, Kroze
Friday October 30, 2015 11:00pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

11:30pm

Quiz de Pon! Bigger, Harder, ****er! (18+)
Friday October 30, 2015 11:30pm - Saturday October 31, 2015 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

12:00am

Armour Academy: Japanese Ring Mail
We will teach the basics of traditional Japanese-style Kusari weaving, a type of armor both similar to and notably different from western Chainmail. We'll teach you the basic So Kusari and Hana Kusari weaves, and send you home with a small piece forged by your own hands.
There will be a ten dollar materials fee to participate in this panel, but any may observe for free.

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

12:00am

Crossplay for Bigger Girls
Wanna learn how to contour your rounder face or bind your DDD+ chest? Well, join us as we show you the tricks of the crossplay trade!

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

12:00am

From Yandere to Yangire: Mind Screw Characters in Anime
These characters are just cute... right? Yandere takes "Crazy in Love" to a level Beyoncé never could. Yangire is just straight up crazy. How and why are these character tropes differentiated? This panel will look at how these tropes came to be, anime characters who are well-known and less known for these personality types, and psychological analysis of these mentally disturbed characters.

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

12:00am

We Have Daddy Issues: FMA Sins Panel (18+)
Stay up late with the sins from Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood.
Maybe you'll find you fit in, maybe Father will consider you his next Greed. Find out when you meet the whole family. (Special Halloween Version)

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am - 2:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

12:00am

Dance
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00am - 3:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

12:30am

Random Gibberish Secret Show (wsg Jon St. John)
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30am - 1:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

12:30am

Bishies Vs Baras (18+)
Since the beginning of time (give or take), fangirls and fanboys alike have battled over the age-old question: which is better, bishie boys or bara boys? The time has come to settle the score, and we need your help! Join us as we put up our dukes and fight for which side reigns supreme. Come rally for your fave, or just come and sit in on the fun! Either way, we're gonna be lovin' some pretty boys, so don't miss out!

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30am - 2:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

12:30am

Mystery Science Theater 4000- First Screening
A homage to the original. Come watch the riff masters tear apart a bad movie with their comedy. Please no commentary from the audience though as the riffers are trained professionals.

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30am - 2:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

12:30am

Youmacon Speed Dating- Same sex pairings (18+)


Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30am - 2:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room 42 Degree Restaurant (back of lobby)

1:00am

Speak No Creepypasta (18+)
Encounter some of the Internet's most horrifying tales. Panel content includes live readings, scary videos and short films, a take-home Suggested Creepypasta guide, and a surprise or two as well. It is recommended to get cozy and bring either a friend, small blanky, or diaper.

Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00am - 2:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

1:30am

Chicken or Beef: A Male Take On Gay Anime (18+)
Have you ever wondered what's the story behind those glowing love cones, or what guys think about yaoi, bara, M/M slash, and other topics like this? Join the Rainbow Ramen Riders as we explore these questions and more! There will be games, prizes, lots of pictures, and more fun than you can shake a corncob at! Also, there will be some surprises in store for this year...

Saturday October 31, 2015 1:30am - 3:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom
 
Saturday, October 31
 

9:30am

Avatar Yoga
Saturday October 31, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

10:00am

How to Build a Home Arcade
This panel provides a review of the technology in arcade hardware. We aim to provide you the basic knowledge of the components needed to build or collect arcade machines.  We focus on real arcade hardware (not emulators).  We cover cabinet hardware, game boards, various industry standards, and all the right buzz words to start searching the web for your new hobby.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

10:00am

Name That Theme!
We all watch anime, but how much do we pay attention to the theme songs? Join us as we ask you to name what anime each theme belongs to and even win some cool prizes.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

10:00am

Erica Mendez, Lucien Dodge, Robbie Daymond
Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

10:30am

Socializing at Anime Cons
How to win friends and influence people the panel. We'll be talking about all the different aspects of socializing at anime cons. From making friends that will last a lifetime to approaching that cute guy/girl cosplaying over there. If you're shy, introverted, or otherwise just not good at approaching others, join us and hopefully we can help you out.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

10:30am

The Legend of Zelda Lore
Lets break down every Zelda game and see whats the chronological order of all the games. Did Nintendo get it wrong? Whats the Lore for Zelda.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

11:00am

Meet the Music - Kieran Strange, SAWAS PHOOL, SPG, Survivors of the PC, Random Gibberish
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

11:00am

The Strongest Guild! Fairy Tail with Todd Haberkorn & Tia Ballard
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

11:00am

Avatar/Korra Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

11:00am

Final Fantasy Photoshoot (Riverfront)
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

11:00am

Vic Mignogna
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

11:00am

Conga Your Way Into My Heart: A TF2 Panel
From Asteroid to Yukon, and hyperactive Scouts to scornful Spies, Team Fortress 2 has gripped the gaming world by the legs for the greater part of 8 years. This charming FPS game has truly made it's stamp on the world of micro transactions and virtual economy, and we think its time we show some appreciation. Join us as we delve, once again, into the world where Soldiers soar almost as much as hat prices and talk about just what it means to be a merc.

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

11:00am

Crush40, Austin Tindle, Brad Swaile
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

11:00am

Pony Canyon Industyr Panel- All About Rokka
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

11:30am

Pokemon 'Bridged Q&A
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

11:30am

The Art of Cute- Kevin Bolk
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

11:30am

Hatsune Hardcore: A Look Into Vocaloid Metal
Almost everyone knows about vocaloids and have their favorite songs but it's mostly light and poppy sounding music in the mainstream, we're gonna go underground and experience the heavy and headbanging end of the spectrum!

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

11:30am

So What if you Like That Anime?
Far too often, people are put down for the anime they watch, or even for just watching anime. From a girl who specializes in harems, and a former Marine who loves shoujo, we want to tell you that it's ok to watch that anime! This is a safe, supportive panel where we will discuss and overcome our experiences of prejudice within and outside of the anime community, and encourage you to be happy being yourself. Feel free to come and share stories and let out your inner nerd-do what makes you happy!

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

12:00pm

Amnesia: Memories Photoshoot (Mariners Church) | Hetalia Photoshoot (Riverfront) | DC Universe Photoshoot (Riverfront)
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

12:00pm

Sword Art Online Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

12:00pm

Uta no Prince-Sama (UtaPri) Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

12:00pm

Avatar State: An Interactive Legend of Korra Panel
Step into the probending arena, and get ready for round 2! Join Korra and her panelists in their second year of Avatar State: An Interactive Legend of Korra panel. Choose your nation, impersonate your favorite character, debate about the Books, participate in various contests (with prizes!), learn the art of bending, compare Korra and Aang's stories, and celebrate one of the most progressive cartoons of all time. All fans are welcome to join as we walk hand in hand into the Spirit World.

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

12:00pm

Cosplay Positivity
Cosplay: For many it is a hobby and for others it is just a way to have fun once in a while but sadly there is always a dark side to every community. At some point or another cosplayers encounter bullies. In this panel we will be discussing issues that plague the cosplay community such as body and cosplay shaming, and harassment but we will also discuss convention etiquette, consent, and staying positive through it all and having an amazing time.

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

12:00pm

Everyone Wears a Mask: A Tokyo Ghoul Panel
Ghouls walk freely among the human population, feeding upon those who dwell in the city of Tokyo. They are stopped only by investigators who work specifically to eliminate ghouls. But who really are the villains and who are the saviors? Everything, even up to a ghoul's appearance is not what it seems. You are encouraged to attend this panel to gather information and discuss the well-known series from Japan that is quickly becoming popular around the rest of the world!

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

12:00pm

Super Hero Time: A Brief History of Tokusatsu
Dressing in rubber suits on camera is a proud tradition in Japan, from reptiles with atomic breath to motorcycle riding, super-heroic bug-men. So strap on your super powered belt or wrist brace, and come learn about Tokusatsu!

Saturday October 31, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

12:30pm

Kieran Strange: Popular and well-attended fan panels on all things British
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

12:30pm

Sawa's Phool Q&A
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

12:30pm

12:30pm

Vic Mignogna, Linkara, Random Gibberish
Saturday October 31, 2015 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

1:00pm

Anime Q&A w/ Chuck Huber
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

1:00pm

Brad Swaile Q&A
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

1:00pm

Lisa Ortiz Q&A
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

1:00pm

Victoria Atkin
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

1:00pm

Amateur Stand Up Comedy: Open Mic
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

1:00pm

Bleach Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

1:00pm

Free! Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

1:00pm

Furry, Fursuiter & Anthro Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

1:00pm

Hetalia Photoshoot (Riverfront) | Borderlands Photoshoot (Stargate)
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

1:00pm

Marvel Universe Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

1:00pm

Rare, Obscure, Original Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

1:00pm

Board Game Night for Beginners
Discussion includes the experience learned from a group of friends who decided to get together to do board game nights a year ago. Come hear what we learned and advice on playing board games outside of the "family game night" environment. Learn different styles and different types of board games, come discuss yours and our favorite board games.

Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

1:00pm

Viva Tales!
It's been a glorious twenty years of gels, monsters, and rather curious costume designs. Join us as we discuss the long legacy of the "Tales of" video game series and take a peek into its future!

Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

1:00pm

How To Draw Comics & Manga with Imaginos Workshop
Join us for an introductory seminar to the business of comic art and manga as we discuss the dos and don'ts of creating both.

Saturday October 31, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

1:30pm

Team4Star, Elite3, DC Douglas
Saturday October 31, 2015 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

2:00pm

Crush 40 Q&A
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

2:00pm

Tia Ballard: Believe in Yourself!
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

2:00pm

Raildex and You, An Introductory Course
A brief introduction to the world Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun. This panel will start with an overview of the Toaru world, characters, and a breakdown of the different series that it is comprised of. The panel will then move into the different forms of media (Light Novel, Anime, Manga, etc.) that have been used and the overlap between them. The final portion of the panel will cover the different plot lines of the main characters and their individual stories.

Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

2:00pm

The Japan Consulate General Presents the JET Program
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

2:00pm

Doctor Who Photoshoot (Move Outdoors Weather Permitting)
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

2:00pm

Fairy Tail Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

2:00pm

Hetalia Photoshoot (Riverfront) | Assassin's Creed Photoshoot (Mariners Church) | Dragon Age Photoshoot (Hart Plaza) | Life is Strange Photoshoot (Stargate)
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

2:00pm

Kill La Kill Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

2:00pm

Legend of Zelda Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

2:00pm

Mogeko - Games Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

2:00pm

The Velvet Room
From the original Revelations, the Social era, and our Cooperative future, join us as we leave reality behind and celebrate the world of Persona! Go deeper than every before as you take part in the Mayonaka Miracle Quiz, Answer Astraroth's Questions, and maybe even try some of Fuuka's cooking.(Also no more surprises like last year.)

Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

2:00pm

Sailor Moon: Crystal Nostalgia Power MAKEUP!
In the name of the moon, you're punished if you miss this panel! Whether you’re a new fan of Sailor Moon Crystal, or the 90s anime was your entire childhood, get ready to transform your knowledge of Sailor Moon. Join in a head-to-head discussion on what we love and hate about Sailor Moon Crystal! Relive the glory days of the original series! Share your thoughts on new English dub! We'll have cosplay and pose contests, the latest news, and more!

Saturday October 31, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

2:30pm

91.8 The Fan- Anime Music Trivia
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

2:30pm

Gaming on a Budget
Everyone loves to play video games, but at $60/Title, it's hard to really game when you're on a budget. We teach you how to look for great deals, who to follow on social media, and what to look for to make sure that your deal is a good one! Who needs the newest, latest, and greatest, when there are so many titles out there that you still have yet to play!

Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

2:30pm

Kamen Rider
Come discuss early Kamen Rider, a popular franchise involving heroes, monsters, and motorcycles! This panel will cover everything from the original show through the sometimes surreal 90's movies.

Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

2:30pm

Jon St. John- A Man of Many Talents
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

2:30pm

Little Kuriboh
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

2:30pm

Space Dandy- Ian Sinclair, Joel McDonald
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

2:30pm

Concert- Kieran Strange/ IAMDYNAMITE/ Steam Powered Giraffe
Saturday October 31, 2015 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

3:00pm

Shougi Check-In (Players Only)
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

3:00pm

Bethesda Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

3:00pm

Fullmetal Alchemist Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

3:00pm

Magi: LoM/KoM Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

3:00pm

Soul Calibur/Guilty Gear/BlazeBlue/DoA Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

3:00pm

Sports Anime/Manga (All Sports Titles) Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

3:00pm

Tales Of... Photoshoot (Riverfront) | Mikagura School Suite Photoshoot (Mariners Church) | KnK/Beyond the Boundry Photoshoot (Stargate)
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

3:00pm

For Fun or For Glory?: A Super Smash Bros. Panel
Are you here for fun or for glory? Join the roster of characters as we celebrate one of Nintendo's most beloved franchises, Super Smash Bros, in an interactive, audience driven panel! Participate in the best taunt contest, duke it out, debate about the various games, discuss the influence of Smash throughout the years, hunt for Amiibos, and more! If you are ready, press start and jump into the action! It's time to tip the scales.

Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

3:00pm

Todd Haberkorn, SAWAS PHOOL, Chuck Huber
Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

3:00pm

Gaming, Movies, TV, and More! Name Not Final the Radio Show!
Name Not Final is a weekly radio show and podcast which takes a look gaming, tech, and the entertainment industries from an inside perspective. Join Kroze, Chris Boren (Bo) and Patrick Godwin as they pull no punches while discussing games, gadgets, movies, comics and more live from Youmacon! Will Kroze break his pun record of 22?  Let's hope not.

Name Not Final airs on Saturdays at 918thefan.com at 1am EST / 12am CST & can be downloaded at NameNotFinal.net

Saturday October 31, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

3:30pm

Cosplay Figure Drawing
Come join us as we draw cosplayers for the second year in a row. It's just casual, and everyone is welcome!

Saturday October 31, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

3:30pm

Diversity in Children's Media
This panel will discuss various TV shows, movies, and books created for children with examples of diverse representation in areas of race, gender, sexuality, and ability. While intended for children, this media and the representation they offer are beloved by people across all age groups. Examples include Steven Universe, Inside Out, Home, Frozen, How to Train Your Dragon, Heroes of Olympus, and more.

Saturday October 31, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

3:30pm

The Greatest Manga You've Never Read
This will be a panel all about manga that not many people have read before. It'll feature only mangas that have not received an adaptation and as such go unnoticed by a lot of people in the anime/cosplay community. The demographics will range from shounen to josei and have varied genres. People that have read the manga will receive candy prizes and people cosplay obscure cosplays who attend the panel will also receive candy.

Saturday October 31, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

4:00pm

Gameception
We dive into the game within a game. Leveling up skills that really don't help you, achievement hunting, and trying to get to 5 stars on Grand Theft Auto. We look into the time sinks and how developers can turn a 20 hour game into 200 hours.

Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

4:00pm

Let's Make a Character
The six-time Harvey Award nominated husband and wife action faction Comfort and Adam will not only talk about how to make a great character, but will create a new character on the spot with the audience's help. The seminar will be broken into two halves: first, Comfort and Adam will take you through the concepts of what it takes to make an awesome character. In the second, they will invite audience participation in creating a new character which will be concepted and drawn on the spot. Our placement in Artist Alley is C 19-20where you can meet us and get things signed all weekend long!

Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

4:00pm

Akame ga Kill Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

4:00pm

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

4:00pm

Kantai Collection Photoshoot (Riverfront) | The Walking Dead Photoshoot (Mariner's Church)
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

4:00pm

Madoka Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

4:00pm

Wrestling Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

4:00pm

Ladies in the Media:Tia Ballard, Erica Mendez, Cristina Vee, Lisa Ortiz
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

4:00pm

Musou- Warriors
A panel to talk about the Warriors/Musou series: Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, and the crossover Warriors Orochi. Join us as we discuss Koei's famous hack-and-slash series, including Actual History as well as characters, factions, and gameplay.

Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

4:00pm

Cosplay Shougi
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

4:00pm

David Eddings, Ian Sinclair, Joel McDonald
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

4:00pm

Homestuck Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

4:30pm

Assassin's Creed- Adrian Hough/ Carlos Ferro/Victoria Atkin
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

4:30pm

Robbie Daymond
Saturday October 31, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

4:30pm

Lolita 101
Interested in Lolita fashion but don't know where to begin? Join a panel of experienced Lolitas as we give you the inside scoop on the core concepts. Everything From basic how-to outfit coordination to where to buy Lolita brand items among other tips and secrets to get you started will be covered! No previous knowledge of the fashion is required; all of your questions will be answered with this in-depth overview of one of Japan's most popular fashion subcultures!

Saturday October 31, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

5:00pm

Talk Underrated Pony to Me
Talk Underated pony to me, the panel will be showcasing and disscussing the unoticed horses in the world of MLP:FIM. to celebrate the show coming back.there will be prizes too in the trvia or Q&A happening in the middle. At the end animated previews for fananimations (based of mlp ) will be shown only at the concention.

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

5:00pm

Adult Swim Hour Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

5:00pm

AnY/Yona of the Dawn Photoshoot (Mariners Church) | Yu-Gi-Oh! Photoshoot(Riverfront)
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

5:00pm

Love Live Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

5:00pm

Pokemon Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

5:00pm

Soul Eater Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

5:00pm

Linkara- Atop the 4th Wall Movie Premiere
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

5:00pm

Funimation Favorites Panel
Join FUNimation staff as we take a look at some of our personal favorites from current anime and past classics. What's your FUNimation favorite? Share it with us using the hashtag #FUNimationFave and you could win a prize!

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

5:00pm

Go Figure: You Can Draw Basics
Come learn anatomy and basic drawing techniques with this workshop! Sketch live models dressed in cosplay and learn with experts and novice artists alike as we go through the aspects of drawing from real life.

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

5:00pm

How to be Ridiculously Good-Looking (Makeup. Posing, and Photography )
There's more to life than being ridiculously good looking, but still, how do you get a good cosplay photo? This panel is for cosplayers of all types as well as beginning photographers. Focus will be on the use of makeup, posing, and photography to make a nicer looking more 'professional' photo. This panel believes that everyone can be ridiculously good looking and wants them to have fun doing it!

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

5:30pm

Anime and Hip Hop
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

5:30pm

Martial Arts History
The Martial Arts are comprised of varying cultural backgrounds, concepts, and techniques. Explore the progression of humanity’s fighting disciplines throughout the ages with a discussion on the who, what, where, when, and why.

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

5:30pm

Sailor Moon Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

5:30pm

Kantai Collection: How to Mess With RNG
Join our panel to learn about Kantai Collection, one of Japan's most popular online games! Learn how to become an admiral yourself, and create your own armada of warships! Хорошо!

Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

5:30pm

Metal Gear Solid: Saturation
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

5:30pm

Carlos Ferro, Adrian Hough, Victoria Atkin
Saturday October 31, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

6:00pm

League of Legends
The biggest online game out there needs a big time panel at Youmacon. We'll talk a little bit about everything. From pro scene to meta to solo queue as well as have a little fun with things like troll builds.

Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

6:00pm

Nintendo 64 Mysteries We Spent Hours Trying to Solve
Join the YouTube channel SwankyBox for a trip back to the past as we discuss a slew of Nintendo 64 mysteries that a lot of us spent many hours on as kids. From Mario to Zelda, and everything in between, we cover the thrill of the hunt as it was back then and give our thoughts on it now. We’d also love to hear your own stories and encourage discussion fueled from your own childhood experiences.

Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

6:00pm

Attack on Titan Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

6:00pm

Horror Manga/Anime/Video Games Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

6:00pm

Tokyo Ghoul Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

6:00pm

Valve/Team Fortress 2 Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

6:00pm

Faster than the Speed of Sound: Lisa Ortiz, Crush 40, Jon St John
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

6:30pm

Borderlands- David Eddings, Ian Sinclair, Joel McDonald
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

6:30pm

Why Does My Waifu's Anime Have to Suck?
This is a panel dedicated to that one character that kept you watching a terrible show. Regardless of gender, you liked them enough to continue even though every moment without them was agony. It's not their fault that their show was bad, they were just unlucky. Join us as we discuss our favorite examples of great characters from terrible shows or characters that single-handedly made a show worthwhile. Audience participation is greatly encouraged.

Saturday October 31, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

6:30pm

Kieran Strange, Steam Powered Giraffe
Saturday October 31, 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

7:00pm

Blizzard Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

7:00pm

Godsibb: Xenogears/Xenosaga/Xenoblade Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

7:00pm

Haikyuu!! Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

7:00pm

Internet Memes Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

7:00pm

Mad Max: Fury Road Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

7:00pm

Politics in Video Games
What do our favorite games say about us? This panel is an exploration of the various political themes found in video games. Subjects include egalitarianism, political history, Machiavellianism, forms of government, and the social contract.

No prior knowledge is necessary to participate. We'll be talking about everything from Cait Sith to Adam Smith, in Politics in Video Games!

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

7:00pm

Who Will be the Duwang" A JJBA Panel
Do you enjoy hypermasculine men? How about hypermasculine men who pose in impossible positions and deliver one liners faster than an episode of Law and Order? If so, then this panel is the place for you! Join us as we enter the world of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, and discover the anime that has revolutionized the shonen genre!

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

7:00pm

Masquerade (Cosplay Contest)
Saturday October 31, 2015 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

7:30pm

Craziest Japanese Commercials
How was THAT a commercial for toothpaste?! Japan has some really inventive and entertaining commercials, but they are really weird to western audiences. What are the craziest? Find out here!

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

7:30pm

How to Spot and Avoid Bootlegs
Ever find the perfect item only to later discover it was a fake? The purpose of this panel is to provide convention goers with the knowledge needed to spot and avoid bootleg or knockoff merchandise. So they will not be scammed at any convention, store or online. This will be done with descriptions of what to look for as well as examples brought into the panel room.

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

7:30pm

Live Action Video Games and Anime Films and How They're Done RIGHT.
My panel is about live action video game and anime films and how they're done right. So many film makers ignore a good story driven narrative to make a successful transition to live action. I take about how the wonders of anime can be transitioned if done properly. I also plan on heavily interacting with the audience to get them involved in how to create a good story :). Heavily focusing on both a comedic aspect and community based learning.

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

7:30pm

EVE Online- So What's Yr Meta?
EVE Online: A space faring MMORPG that makes infamous headlines for its heists, permitted 'griefing', and an epic battle resulting in IRL loss of $330,000. Panel will introduce the game and its particular culture(s), then moving on to local players trying to put a face to their corp mates, rivals, and frenemies. (or not, paper bags can be provided upon request.) Finally ‘The Meta’ will be discussed: that habit of EVE players applying their game experience to their everyday life outside the game.

Saturday October 31, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

8:00pm

Chuck Huber's Acting Workshop
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

8:00pm

Whose Line Uncensored (18+)
Based on the TV show, we take improv and say everything you are not supposed to say while on stage. This is not the show to attend if you have ever seriously used the word triggered before. But for the rest of you, we'll be playing a lot of quick hit improv games. Some classic and some of our own making.

Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

8:00pm

Nintendo Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Gardner Wall (behind escalator to the people mover)

8:00pm

Yuri/Shojo -Ai Photoshoot (ID REQUESTED/18+)
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 2nd floor (Level 200)

8:00pm

DC Douglas present- The Erotic Panel (18+)
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room E- Grand Ballroom A

8:00pm

Marvel Comics Vs. Marvel Cinematic Universe
Marvel Comics and Marvel Movies ARE NOT THE SAME and are in different universes and here's why.

Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

8:00pm

All Tied Up LECTURE (18+)
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

8:00pm

Godzilla: Still King of the Monsters
Did the 2014 film get you interested in Godzilla? Then come to this panel and learn the highs and lows of the atomic powered monster. Come show your Kaiju knowledge and win prizes.

Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

8:00pm

Reverse Harem Anime: A Brief History (18+)
Reverse Harem Anime Series have been around for a while, did you know there are nearly 30 now? They aren't all shoujo either! This educational panel describes what a Reverse Harem Anime is and traces their history. Have a fun and fresh look at the Reverse Harem Anime's out there and what is upcoming. This panel features photos, clips, and an analysis of the genre. Time is built in for discussion too!

Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

8:00pm

Lisa Ortiz, Tia Ballard, Cristina Vee, Austin Tindle
Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

8:00pm

Lets Play: Horror Games (18+)
Do you like seeing terrifying things pop out at you? Don't need to sleep tonight? Do you like seeing people get the living *ahem* scared out of them? Then this is the panel for you! Look no further, for here is the one room that will entertain your every horror gaming need. Watch and help Stella play some horror games to kick off the night!

Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

8:00pm

Youmacon Speed Dating (18+)


Saturday October 31, 2015 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room 42 Degree Restaurant (back of lobby)

9:00pm

Cartoons That Traumatized Your Childhood (18+)
Growing up in the eighties, nineties, and early millennium was a weird time. While our kids programming was top notch, we certainly remember the certain episodes of shows that forever scarred our childhood. Join us as we discuss the moments in cartoons that leave everyone thinking the same thing: A network actually approved this for the viewing of children.

Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

9:00pm

Dance Party Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

9:00pm

Vocaloid Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

9:00pm

Five Nights at Youmacon!
Have a theory about who the purple guy is? Or which animatronic is the most terrifying? Or what about when the fourth game even takes place? Come discuss these questions and more in an open-ended discussion panel. Maybe you can even try and stump our panelists with your knowledge on the game to win some prizes!

Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

9:00pm

Lily Girls
The popular panel about yuri and shoujo ai returns! Join Lily Girls as we discuss the latest in lesbian anime and video games and the history of yuri.

Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 10:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

9:00pm

Touhou Project 101 Panel: Youmucon Edition
Ever heard about that indie bullet hell series that has taken over comiket or ever wonder about what that Bad Apple!! or McRoll'd videos were ever about? Come join us as we dive into the Touhou series and examine everything from the games, manga, and music to the thousands of fan works that are out there and still growing.

Saturday October 31, 2015 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

9:30pm

Youmacon 2015 Anime Hip Hop Show Featuring DJ RX78
Saturday October 31, 2015 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

9:30pm

Did Someone Say TITANS?!
Listen up recruits and veterans alike, Titans have been spotted inside the walls and we are humanity's hope to eliminate them. Grab your uniforms, strap on your harnesses, equip your 3DMG, and head on over to briefing for more details.

Saturday October 31, 2015 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

10:00pm

Games That Go Bump in the Night: A Survival Horror Panel
Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

10:00pm

Dramatical Murder Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

10:00pm

10:00pm

Mazin-Go Lagann Impact! A Super Robot Panel
Since the 70s, giant robots have been a unique genre to anime. Featuring stories ranging from gigantic heroes battling alien forces to realistic mecha in high school, from silly action and comedy or heart-wrenching drama, and sometimes all of this in one show. Whether you're assembling Five Star Stories models or have only seen Evangelion, come learn, discuss, and love these full metal master pieces.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

10:00pm

Name That RPG Tune!
We’ve shuffled the playlist. We’ve added more games. We’ve thrown out the Super Mario RPG / Final Fantasy IV crossover trap. Come join your fellow RPG music fans to geek out over soundtracks and win prizes! It’s "Name That Tune", RPG style!

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

10:00pm

Playing with Power- A Nintendo Fan Panel
Who are you? Do you play it loud? Wii would like to play, so get N here as we discuss the past, present and future of Nintendo, celebrate its innovations, debate its virtues, and mourn its mistakes. Touching is good, so bring your 3DS and touch generations for loads of StreetPasses! Get into it with trivia and prizes! Be warned, the best play here, so we may get a little biased when it comes to system wars.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

10:00pm

All Tied Up WORKSHOP (18+)
Saturday October 31, 2015 10:00pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

10:30pm

Drunk Quest (21+) - Kroze, David Eddings, Adrian Hough, Robbie Daymond, Jessi Nowack, Austin Tindle, Kieran Strange
Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

10:30pm

Utena, Penguindrum, Yurikuma, Oh My! Ikuhara's Trifecta
Have you heard about Revolutionary Girl Utena, Mawaru Penguindrum, and Yurikuma Arashi? Do you know what they all have in common beyond their director, Kunihiko Ikuhara? If you are new to these series or have watched them all, please join this informative and discussion-worthy panel. The three series will be explored through introductions, characters, key themes and motifs, and other reasons to enjoy them.

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

10:30pm

Zombify Your Anime
Put your fanfic creativity to the test by 'zombifying' your favorite anime during Halloween weekend!

Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

10:30pm

Youmacon Speed Dating (18+)


Saturday October 31, 2015 10:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room 42 Degree Restaurant (back of lobby)

11:00pm

The Anatomy of Fighting Game Story Lines
Join Aaron David Harris, college professor and award-winning author, as he examines the narrative structure of tournament fighting games. The discussion will analysis the canon of several popular franchises such as Street Fighter, Tekken, Mortal Kombat, The King of Fighters, Killer Instinct, Dead or Alive, and many more. Topics will include plots, character archetypes, special moves, and tournament motives.

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

11:00pm

Yaoi After Dark (18+)
Need a little yaoi in your life, but can't decide were or what to start? Here the panel for you! From cute/soft to hard to oh my god, and wait that yaoi? Will be going over anime, manga, games and other things giving people choices on what we've at least seen done for the ones to shy to look into it themselves

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

11:00pm

Dance
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 3:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

11:30pm

Destiny: Here Comes the HIVE!!!
Here comes the HIVE! Destiny Lore panel where we break in the Grimoire and get behind the story of the Darkness.

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

11:30pm

Touhou Project Photoshoot
Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

11:30pm

I Don't Care if She's Fictional, She's Still my Waifu
Do you remember the first time you saw that special character? Maybe they were 2D, but they make your heart race all the same! Join panelists J-Cubed as we discuss all aspects of “waifu culture,” from merchandise to waifu wars to marketing gimmicks and everything in between. This year is a special, steamy “After Hours Edition” of the panel, where we can discuss doujin and other risqué materials in greater detail. Bringing your waifu/husbando is encouraged!

Saturday October 31, 2015 11:30pm - Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

12:00am

Mystery Science Theater 4000- Second Screening
A homage to the original. Come watch the riff masters tear apart a bad movie with their comedy. Please no commentary from the audience though as the riffers are trained professionals.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

12:00am

DARK HOUR: SMT/Persona Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

12:00am

Team Four Star (18+)
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

12:00am

An Interactive Boys Love Game (18+)
This panel will discuss the world of yaoi. The terms used. The different types. It will also discuss games, ovas, anime and mangas.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

12:00am

No Girls Allowed: Why a Culture That Excludes Isn't a Culture (18+)
It's 2015, and we certainly live in a progressive age to be sure. However, it's hard to say things are perfect. For some of us, we are just learning the challenges that others face. For most, the struggle is nothing new. Come stay a while, and listen to stories of awesome folks making positive changes, and share your own victories or hardships. Let's take our lives and hobbies back from those who seek to define it with exclusion and hatred, and help create a culture worth being a part of.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

12:00am

Romancing Pigeons By Consensus- A Hatoful Boyfriend Panel
Looking for love in all the wrong places? Come join Yuuya, Shuu, and all the other sexy foul at St. Pigeonation's! Choose your fate in love and life in this English version of the insanely popular dating sim Hatoful Boyfriend. Prizes for all who voice a birdie for us!

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

12:00am

Karaoke
Show off your love of nerd culture by singing your favorite nerdy song. Whether it be the opening to your favorite anime or something from My Little Pony. We should be able to obtain any song you wish to sing, but if you are unsure, bringing your own media device (CD, usb drive, etc) is incredibly helpful.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00am - 2:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

12:30am

Talk Yuri to Me (18+)
Discover just how titillating girls love can be! Find out everything about the rights and wrongs of raunchy yuri.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am - 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

12:30am

The Survival Horror Picture Show
From the macabre to the psychological, join the game show celebrating the survival horror genre throughout video gaming history, from Atari to modern!

Do you know your images and screenshots? Where is Archemilla Hospital? What was hidden in Wesker's desk? Hewie the dog had a diary?

This and more - and for prizes!

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30am - 1:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

1:00am

GISHAPALOOZA
G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S. - The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen - will give you a reason to make a bikini completely out of candy, implore world leaders to wear hats made of kale, and find a superhero willing to play bingo with the elderly. It will make you cover your body in whipped cream, honey and butter and solicit hugs from strangers. You will make friends from all around the world, and the main prize: a vacation with CW Supernatural actor, Misha Collins.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am - 2:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

1:00am

PBJ's Yaoi Panel (18+)
Takes place at 1 AM after the daylight saving time change.

Didn't get enough yaoi last year? Can't get enough yaoi in general? Come join us, PBJ (Pete, Bea, and Jaylynn) for a fun-filled discussion about ours and all of your obsession with yaoi. Panel includes games and contests where the grand prize is an original drawing.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am - 3:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

1:00am

Things That Go Bump in the Night (18+)
Takes place at 1 AM after the daylight saving time change.

Things that go bump in the night is a Japanese horror panel for a mature audience and is not for the faint of heart. This panel will discuss the history of horror as a genre in Japan, exploring how it translates across various types of media. If you love genuinely creepy, gory, or B-horror goodness then this is the panel for you.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00am - 3:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

1:30am

Limit Break Radio Presents: The Roast of Aniero Grigori (18+)
Fans of Limit Break Radio rejoice! For our 9 year anniversary special, we will be roasting our beloved host: Aniero Grigori. What better way to say thank you for 9 years of entertainment, than by railing on someone for their every flaw and defect!? So whether you were a fan of the original Final Fantasy XI show, the modern Final Fantasy XIV show, or just someone who wants to see a guy lambasted for no good reason, we invite you to stop on in!

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30am - 2:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

1:30am

Ring of Steel Jedi Academy
The Ring of Steel Jedi Academy is a real world take on the training of a Jedi Knight. Learn Jedi Acrobatics, Lightsaber techniques, hand-to-hand skills, and participate in discussions on the philosophy of the Force with instructors who train in these techniques on a weekly basis.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30am - 2:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

1:30am

SPN Survivor
Takes place at 1:30 AM after the daylight saving time change.

SPN survivor hosted by the Winchesters themselves. Audience members will be picked to try and survive their own encounter with the monsters of the supernatural series. Each choice you make is vital. If you can make it to the end and choose what monster you are hunting and the weapon you would need to win, you become an offical hunter (and get pie besides).

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30am - 3:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac
 
Sunday, November 1
 

9:00am

Reihei Worship w/ Vic
Sunday November 1, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

9:00am

Coffee With Fat Guys
Come join two fat guys (and one skinny guy) guzzle down black cups of joe and talk about all things anime, video games, film, television and other pop culture areas.Many topics are going to be discussed including, but not limited to: a discussion on the state of video games industry from an outsider perspective, the over saturation of the film industry, and the problems with the internet.

Sunday November 1, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

9:30am

Disney Karaoke
Let's get down to business to...sing some Disney karaoke! A playlist of popular and beloved songs from our childhoods will be played for everyone to join in! Brave souls may come up to the microphones if they wish to let their voices be heard! We're all here to have fun and just Let it Go!

Sunday November 1, 2015 9:30am - 11:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

10:00am

Steam Powered Giraffe: Be Your Own Bot
Sunday November 1, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

10:00am

The Power of Choice: Morals in Video Gaming
Is there always a right answer? Join us in a thought provoking adventure as we explore the choices that cause any gamer to question their decisions. Titles that may be discussed include Life is Strange, Telltale Games, the Persona/SMT series, Catherine, Mass Effect, Dragon Age, the Fallout series, Heavy Rain, Steins;Gate, and more! We will analyze some of the most crucial decisions in gaming while making some decisions of our own through interactive audience discussions and debates!

Sunday November 1, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

10:00am

Beyond Pokemon
Remember that anime with monsters that people battled with them. Had a boy as a main character with a goal. About being the best there ever was. Oh yeah, Monster Rancher! Mon Collie Knights? Well, if your first thought wasn’t Pokemon, you may fit in at this panel where we look at mon shows that invaded America in Pokemon’s shadow.

Sunday November 1, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

10:00am

Adrian Hough, SFS Animation, David Eddings, Robbie Daymond
Sunday November 1, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

10:00am

Hetalia Photoshoot (Riverfront)
Sunday November 1, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

10:30am

Kieran Strange: LGBTQ
Sunday November 1, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

10:30am

Kingdom Hearts 101
The popular video game series KINGDOM HEARTS has been enthralling fans for thirteen years (and counting) on eight different platforms (and counting!). Unfortunately for casual fans, all those games share a single complicated plot. With KINGDOM HEARTS 3 on the horizon, come take a comedy-filled refresher course that explains the whole story so far. **Note: this panel will have major spoilers for all KINGDOM HEARTS games.**

Sunday November 1, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

10:30am

Rumbling Luv Maniax
What’s “Muv-Luv”? A silly name? A Kickstarter campaign? A visual novel franchise that’s huge in Japan? A sci-fi nightmare with man-eating aliens? An acknowledged influence on “Attack on Titan”? A spinoff of the romantic drama “Rumbling Hearts”? In fact, it’s all of these things, and more. This panel will offer a history of the visual novel and anime works of âge, before and after Muv-Luv, including anime like “Total Eclipse” and the upcoming “Schwarzesmarken”, and obscurities like “Akane Maniax”

Sunday November 1, 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

11:00am

Carlos Ferro
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

11:00am

Erica Mendez
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

11:00am

Ian Sinclair
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

11:00am

Tia Ballard
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

11:00am

Figure Collecting 101
Do you have a collection of figures from your favorite show or game? Do you want to get into figure collecting? This panel will provide information about how to take care of and display collectible figures. Will also deal with how to locate and acquire rare items as well as an introduction to the collecting community as a whole.

Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

11:00am

Powerful Ranges: A Super Sentai Panel
Come talk to us about one of the longest-running tokusatsu franchises, where teamwork saves the day and giant robots destroy cities on a regular basis.

Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

11:00am

Death Parade Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

11:00am

The Nonary Panel
"Consider this a privilege. You have been chosen. You are going to participate in a game. The Nonary Game. It is a game...where you will put your life on the line."

Thus began one of the most compelling, yet underrated game series in recent history: Zero Escape. This panel will discuss "9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors" and "Virtue's Last Reward," as well as the upcoming third installment in the series. Come on in and seek a way out!!

Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

11:00am

Jon St. John, DC Douglas, Lisa Ortiz, Victoria Atkin
Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

11:00am

Anime Maestros- The Composers Behind the Music in Anime
Join us as we cover several of the talented composers in the anime business and the awesome music they make. We will look at several scenes from specific anime that each composer worked on that were elevated and turned from a great scene into an unforgettable one. We will also talk through brief backstories, interviews, and more!

Sunday November 1, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

11:30am

Translator's Note: Translating is Hard!
What’s the best way to translate something? Well, depends on the context! Come join J-Cubed as we discuss the trials and tribulations of Japanese to English translation, both the fun parts and not so fun parts. Our panelists have a background in fan subbing and fan translating visual novels, and will be discussing translation methods, the liberal vs. literal debate, and more!

Sunday November 1, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

12:00pm

"Show! Don't Tell!: How to Create Expressive Characters for Cartoons and Comics- Kevin Bolk"
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room C- Workshop 141

12:00pm

Hip Hop 101
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

12:00pm

Path of Attrition: A Mangaka's Rise to the Top!
From day to day, we all read manga like Naruto,One Piece, or even Tokyo Ghoul, but they all had to climb to the top before becoming mainstream. Come learn the trials and tribulations a manga artist must face in the industry.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

12:00pm

The Truth About Dragon Ball
Do you love Dragon Ball but cannot make heads or tails of the new series? Or did you hear something online about what Toriyama thinks or says about his creation and are not sure to take those statements as facts? Then come explore the many rumors and misconceptions of the Dragon Ball franchise, while also demystifying the new developments in the recent movies and series. We will read interviews, ask trivia, and answer your many questions to help you navigate the wonderful world of Dragon Ball.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

12:00pm

Comic Book Heroes/Villains Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room South Atrium- 1st floor (Level 100)

12:00pm

Disney/Square Enix Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

12:00pm

My Little Pony Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

12:00pm

Stiens; Gate Photoshoot (Stargate)
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

12:00pm

Charity Auction- Chuck Huber MC
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

12:30pm

Adrian Hough
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

12:30pm

Joel McDonald
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

12:30pm

Lucien Dodge
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

12:30pm

Story Time w/ David Eddings
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room F- 250

12:30pm

Little Kuriboh
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

12:30pm

Final Fantasy Villains: The Good, The Bad, and the Kupo
For nearly three decades, the Final Fantasy series has given us dozens of memorable villains, but which are the best, which are the worst, and which are just plain strange? Join us as we debate the merits and shortcomings of some of the series’ most interesting bad guys.

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

12:30pm

How to Create Animations
Have you ever wanted to create your own cartoons or anime? This panel will show you some of the basics of animation principles as well as a few walkthroughs on several types of programs that allow you to create animations easily! We'll also show you how to get your series up and running, some ins and outs of hosting online, as well as networking tips and interacting with your fanbase!

Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

12:30pm

Kieran Strange, Sawa's Phool, Brad Swaile
Sunday November 1, 2015 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section A

1:00pm

Don't Kill Your Friends: An Introduction to Danganronpa
15 talented students are trapped in their new high school with only their headmaster bear and one realistic motive to escape: to kill another student and get away with it. Can they resist said motive and HOPE for rescue or succumb to DESPAIR as they plot against each other? Come learn more as we take you through a brief introduction and discussion on the game series / anime!

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

1:00pm

Soul Theory 101
Welcome to Death Weapon Meister Academy, a school for those wanting to serve Lord Death and keep the Kishins at bay while learning about their own abilities and how to embrace them. Enclosed you will find your syllabus and textbook for soul theory. Tardiness will not be tolerated.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

1:00pm

Gravity Falls Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

1:00pm

Hunter X Hunter Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Andiamo Mural

1:00pm

Kagerou Project/MekakuCity Actors Photoshoot (Riverfront)
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

1:00pm

Kuroko No Basuke Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

1:30pm

Random Gibberish Rehearsal
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

1:30pm

DDR/ITG- The Golden Days
DDR (Dance dance Revolution) and ITG (In The Groove) are no longer what they used to be back in 2007 and previous. Today you can win nationals and leave with only $500, back then you'd place 3rd and leave with $4000. Whether you're curious about what it was like, or want to jump in because you know exactly what I'm talking about, swing on by and let's have a blast from the past! Ran by Ryzen Xia of Rekless Krew L.A./Chicago.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room A- 140 B-D

1:30pm

100,000 Anime Pyramid
Bring a partner and prepare to test your anime and convention vocabulary! Based on the original game show, this Pyramid will have you and your partner racing against the clock to guess anime/convention-related clues without giving the answer away! Participate in this game of glorified Taboo to win prizes!

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 1- Mackinac Ballroom

1:30pm

Ian Sinclair, Joel McDonald, Chuck Huber
Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Michigan Hall B, Autograph Section B

1:30pm

Les Miserables
The biggest online game out there needs a big time panel at Youmacon. We'll talk a little bit about everything. From pro scene to meta to solo queue as well as have a little fun with things like troll builds.

Sunday November 1, 2015 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 4- LaSalle

2:00pm

Cristina Vee
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room G- 251

2:00pm

Linkara Q&A
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room I- 360 Ambassador Ballroom

2:00pm

Victoria Atkin
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room H- 260 Portside Ballroom

2:00pm

Dangan Ronpa/SDR2/DR:A Photoshoot (Riverfront)
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden - "Meet and Move" --Refer to location listed in parenthesis for actual location.

2:00pm

Seraph of the End Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden- Fitness Wall

2:00pm

Steampunk Photoshoot
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Wintergarden

2:00pm

So I Get Paid To Say This?
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom

2:30pm

Convention Feedback
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

2:30pm

End of the World: A Revolutionary Girl Utena Panel
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 5- Cadillac

2:30pm

I Knew That You Knew That I Knew That: Mind Games in Anime
The most entertaining battles in anime and manga aren't fought with brawn but rather brains and these mediums have a tendency to take these battles to every logical or illogical extreme. From the goofy set-ups and tricks of Jojo to the blatant rule breaking of Yu-Gi-Oh, join us as we discuss the best and worst Mind Games of anime and manga and maybe even play a few of our own.

Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room D- 142 A-C

2:30pm

Otome Games and Drama cds For Everyone
Want to know more about otome games and drama cds? Here is a panel where you can learn more or learn new stuff about it. There will be talks about Otomate games/cds and Rejet famous drama cds with dummy head mics. Series like Uta no prince sama, Norn9, Amnesia, and etc.



Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 2- Joliette

2:30pm

Video Game Jeopardy
Do you think you know video games? Test out your knowledge in this video game themed jeopardy where you are the contestant! This panel will cover a wide array of topics stemming from game currency to famous video game quotes throughout history! Be sure to join us as there will be prizes for all participants!

Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Panel Room B- 140 E-G

2:30pm

Story Time w/ Gary Miereanu
Sunday November 1, 2015 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Cobo Hall
  • Room Cobo Main- Grand Ballroom B

3:00pm

Random Gibberish- CD Release wsg Jon St. John
Sunday November 1, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Mini Main- Ambassador Ballroom

4:00pm

Professional Gaming
An in depth look into professional gaming, how to get into it, if there is money to be made, and how to better your skills, whether you're attempting a speed run or competing for millions of dollars!

Sunday November 1, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Panel Room 3- Marquette

5:00pm

Closing Ceremonies
Sunday November 1, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ren Cen
  • Room Main Programming- Renaissance Ballroom
 


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