Anime Festival Orlando 2018 Schedule




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1:00 pm

AFO Presents Anime Courtroom: To Catch a Waifu :: Game show Theater

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Conventions 101 :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Dating a Cosplayer/Otaku 101 :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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How to Play Warriors of Orlandia :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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Signing with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa :: Signing
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Wig Styling Spectacular :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm

Ranger Martial Arts :: Main Events
Adam Tuominen, Jorge Vargas Jr.
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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2:30 pm

Cosplay: Where Do I Even Start?! :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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Danganretrospective :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Introduction To Tokusatsu :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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Robotech :: Open Panel

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Can You Beat Ken Masters at Street Fighter V? :: Game show Theater

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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Signing with John Swasey and Dorah Fine :: Signing
Dorah Fine, John Swasey
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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3:30 pm

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Q&A :: Main Events
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:00 pm

Kokeshi Doll Workshop :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Kpop Random Dance Game :: Open Panel

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Real Life Social Difficulties Reflected in Anime :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Cosplay on a Budget :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Let's Henshin: Heisei Phase One :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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5:00 pm

AFO Presents: Unnecessary Minigames :: Game show Theater

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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Signing with Jorge Vargas Jr., Adam Tuominen, and Reuben Langdon :: Signing
Reuben Langdon, Adam Tuominen, Jorge Vargas Jr.
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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Voice Acting With Dorah Fine :: Main Events
Dorah Fine
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Anime Films of the Last 5 Years :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Confidence in Cosplay :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Japanese Monsters, Ghosts and Urban Legends :: Open Panel

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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Magical Girl Fuku's and Ruffles :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm

Opening Ceremonies & Tales of Orlandia Act 1 :: Main Events

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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7:30 pm

Jojo's Bizarre Explanation :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Special FX and Body Painting in Cosplay :: Open Panel

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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8:00 pm

Beyond Beetleborgs- History of Metal Heroes :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Kira Kira Pop Non-Stop Idol Party :: Main Events

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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West Meets East: Anime Based on Western Literature :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Who's Line is it Anime?! :: Game show Theater

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
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8:30 pm

Castlevania: Then & Now :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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9:00 pm

Tail Carves- A Monster Hunter Panel :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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9:30 pm

The Panel About Nothing :: Workshop A

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm
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When the Rising Sun Sets :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm
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10:00 pm

Karaoke :: Game show Theater

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 10:00 pm to 2:00 am
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Surviving a Cosplay Competition :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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10:30 pm

It's MANIME! The Manly Anime Panel :: Panel 1

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 12:00 am
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11:00 pm

Fanfiction Mad-Libs 18+ :: Panel 2

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 12:00 am
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Improv Your Grammar :: Open Panel

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 1:00 am
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The CRH Presents: Adult Swim Burlesque Block :: Main Events

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 12:00 am
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What is Reality With Reuben Langdon :: Workshop A
Reuben Langdon
Friday August 3, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 12:30 am
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11:30 pm

The Studio Trigger HYPER-PANEL :: Workshop B

Friday August 3, 2018 :: 11:30 pm to 12:30 am
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12:30 am

Adult Anime That's not Hentai :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:30 am to 1:30 am
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AFO Presents Hentai- DTF :: Main Events

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:30 am to 2:00 am
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Gachimuchi Power Hour :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:30 am to 2:00 am
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10:00 am

Cosplay Fitness :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Momming While Conning: Convention Tips for Parents of All Ages :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Quick Draw on the High Seas :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
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10:30 am

Anime and Politics? Yes We Can :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Bruce Carr Presents Making Anime Characters with Balloons :: Workshop B
No Ordinary Balloon Man
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Jorge Vargas Jr. Q&A :: Main Events
Jorge Vargas Jr.
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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One Piece Trivia :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:00 am

Signing with Reuben Langdon and Dorah Fine :: Signing
Dorah Fine, Reuben Langdon
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
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11:30 am

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Presents Martial Arts :: Open Panel
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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P.O.C in Anime and Nerd Culture :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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12:00 pm

Anime Model Kit Workshop :: Workshop B

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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Cosplay Contest Check In :: Main Events

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
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History Of Final Fantasy :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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How to Play Tales of Orlandia :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Mortal Kombat Lip Sync Battle :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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1:00 pm

John Swasey Q&A :: Main Events
John Swasey
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Seas of Orlandia: The Story so Far :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Signing with Jorge Vargas Jr. and Adam Tuominen :: Signing

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Small Mascots, Big Smiles! An Intro to the Mascots of Sanrio :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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1:30 pm

A Transformers Toy Panel :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Acting in Japan with Reuben Langdon :: Panel 1
Reuben Langdon
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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Geekapella LIVE! :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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2:30 pm

Let's Henshin: Heisei Phase Two :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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One Piece With Colleen Clinkenbeard and John Swasey :: Main Events
Colleen Clinkenbeard, John Swasey
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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Voltron Fan Chat :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Cardcaptors a Mystic Adventure :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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ClashKO- Character Analysis and Live Drawing of My Hero Academia :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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How to (Successfully) Visit and Live in Japan :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Signing with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa :: Signing
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
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4:00 pm

Power Rangers Ninja Storm with Jorge Vargas Jr. and Adam Tuominen :: Main Events
Adam Tuominen, Jorge Vargas Jr.
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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So Your Kid's a Nerd: A Panel for Parents :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Steampunk in Anime :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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4:30 pm

Dorah Fine Q&A :: Panel 1
Dorah Fine
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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Fanfic Writing with Luna_Vulpes :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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5:00 pm

AFO Mahjong Extravaganza :: Workshop B

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Signing with Colleen Clinkenbeard and John Swasey :: Signing
Colleen Clinkenbeard, John Swasey
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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Tales of Orlandia: ACT 2 :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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5:30 pm

Kingdom Hearts: Treasured Memories Aerialist and Movement Show :: Main Events

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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Stunt Acting with Reuben Langdon :: Open Panel
Reuben Langdon
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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Toku Trivia Time :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
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6:00 pm

Japan Declassified :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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6:30 pm

A Word From Our Japanese Sponsors :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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AFO Presents Iron Gamer :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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7:00 pm

AFO Presents Happy Happy COSPLAY GO! GO! GO! Costume Contest :: Main Events

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Best Romances in Anime Discussion :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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7:30 pm

All About Otome: You Have HOW MANY BOYFRIENDS?! :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Cancelled Anime Gone Before its Time :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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8:00 pm

Adam Tuominen Q&A :: Workshop A
Adam Tuominen
Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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8:30 pm

AFO Presents Evil Jeopardy :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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9:00 pm

Aqours Dance Panel :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Real Life Social Difficulties Reflected in Anime After Dark :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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True Blue: A Sonic Panel :: Workshop B

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Voice Actors After Dark :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm
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9:30 pm

NJPW: Strong Style Evolved :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm
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10:00 pm

Official AFO Rave :: Main Events

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:00 pm to 2:00 am
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10:30 pm

Angry Gamer Panel Revengence :: Game show Theater

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 12:00 am
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Evening with the Countess :: Signing

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 12:00 am
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Hentai Terminology 101 :: Panel 2

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
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Ladies of Live Action :: Workshop B

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
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RCW: Valor Combat Championship :: Open Panel

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
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11:00 pm

Quick Draw After Dark :: Workshop A

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 12:30 am
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Twisted World of Go Nagai: 50th Anniversary Edition :: Panel 1

Saturday August 4, 2018 :: 11:00 pm to 12:00 am
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12:00 am

Demons and Schoolgirls V: Quality Deviance :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 am to 1:30 am
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Henshin! Tokusatsu Toy Gathering :: Workshop B

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 am to 2:00 am
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Terrible Fanfiction: A Dramatic Reading :: Open Panel

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 am to 1:00 am
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12:30 am

Japanese Horror :: Panel 1

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:30 am to 2:00 am
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Who's Line is it Anime?! :: Game show Theater

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:30 am to 2:00 am
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1:00 am

What is Reality With Reuben Langdon :: Workshop A
Reuben Langdon
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 1:00 am to 2:00 am
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10:00 am

Everyday Epic Moments in Anime :: Panel 1

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Signing with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa :: Signing
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Story Time with Ohno Buffalo :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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10:30 am

Caption That Anime Meme! :: Game show Theater

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Colleen Clinkenbeard Q&A :: Main Events
Colleen Clinkenbeard
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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Magical Girl Tunes and Doodle Party :: Workshop A

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
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You Can't Cosplay That! (Oh Yes I Can!) :: Workshop B

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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11:30 am

Go Go Aqours! Q&A Dance Spectacular :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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The World of CLAMP :: Panel 1

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
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12:00 pm

Mortal Kombat with Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa :: Main Events
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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SFX Cosplay Makeup :: Workshop B

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Signing with Jorge Vargas Jr., Adam Tuominen, and Reuben Langdon :: Signing
Reuben Langdon, Adam Tuominen, Jorge Vargas Jr.
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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Voice Acting with John Swasey :: Game show Theater
John Swasey
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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12:30 pm

Meet the Host :: Workshop A

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
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1:00 pm

Tokusatsu Gadgets & Gimmicks :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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You Don't Know Anime :: Panel 1

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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1:30 pm

AFO Presents Anime Jeopardy :: Game show Theater

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
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2:00 pm

AFO's Anime Music Video Contest :: Main Events

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Bruce Carr Presents Twisting Up the Odds :: Workshop A
No Ordinary Balloon Man
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Signing with Colleen Clinkenbeard, John Swasey, and Dorah Fine :: Signing
Colleen Clinkenbeard, Dorah Fine, John Swasey
Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
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2:30 pm

A Beginner's Guide to Japanese Hip-Hop :: Panel 1

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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Let's Henshin: Showa Edition :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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3:00 pm

Tales of Orlandia Feedback Panel :: Workshop B

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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3:30 pm

A Beginner's Guide into Basic Prop Making :: Workshop A

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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AFO Presents Anime Name That Tune :: Game show Theater

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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4:00 pm

Anime Scene It :: Panel 2

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Orlandia: How Did We Do? :: Workshop B

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Toys for Tots Live Auction Fundraiser :: Main Events

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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5:00 pm

Closing Ceremonies & Tales of Orlandia Act 3 :: Main Events

Sunday August 5, 2018 :: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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