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Friday, April 6th, 2012
Last Updated: Fri, 04/06/2012, 11:43 pm
Disclaimer - This schedule or listing is subject to change right up to and during the convention. Check the online schedule, Guidebook app, or Room Screens for the current schedule.

  Hynes Sheraton  
Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution Grand/Liberty Jefferson Republic
9:00 am                     Gurren Lagann (PG-13)     Soul Eater (PG-13) Angel Beats (TV14) Black Butler Season 2 (TVPG)               9:00 am
9:15 am                       Brighte r than the Dawning Blue (TVPG)               9:15 am
9:30 am                     Guin Saga (TV14)               9:30 am
9:45 am                                   9:45 am
10:00 am     Doujins hi USA I: ARTIST ALLEY 101 Analyzi ng Anime 101 Anime and Hollywo od Osamu Tezuka, Astrobo y, Buddhis m, and the Future of Classic Manga Video Games in Literat ure Cosplay Propmak ing: Holy Crap How'd They Make That!? Culinar y Manga The Legend of Zelda or: How I Learned to Tolerat e OOT's fandom Traditi onal Anime Art for Beginne rs     Besides Pokemon       10:00 am
10:15 am               10:15 am
10:30 am Opening Ceremon ies             10:30 am
10:45 am             10:45 am
11:00 am                               11:00 am
11:15 am   Webcomi cs 101         Blood and Honor: The Story of the Samurai in Japanes e Cinema   Trigun (TVPG) Evangel ion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (PG-13) Fairy Tail (TVPG) Fullmet al Alchemi st: Brother hood (PG-13) Cosplay Acting 101             11:15 am
11:30 am     MECHA Softwar e How to Model Panel Genshik en: The Next Generat ion   Cosplay Court Case Intro to Retro Game Collect ing   A-Chann el (PG-13)     Chocobo s Ate My Baby: The Evoluti on of Final Fantasy       11:30 am
11:45 am     Buildin g Mecha Model Kits: A Total Beginne r's Guide   My Bride Is A Mermaid (PG-13)           11:45 am
12:00 pm     #pictio nary           12:00 pm
12:15 pm                   12:15 pm
12:30 pm   Seating A Parent' s Guide to Anime Convent ions MECHA Softwar e How to Build a Portfol io Panel   Days of the Wolves of Mibu: Shinsen gumi!             Mock Combat for Cosplay - Introdu ctory Session 12:30 pm
12:45 pm                     12:45 pm
1:00 pm   Cosplay Death Match Anime Con Surviva l (2012 AB Staff End Of the World Edition ) Monster surviva l 101 - post apoc edition   Anime Music Videos 101   Cosplay on a Dime     Christo pher Smith Guest Panel Formal Dance Class   1:00 pm
1:15 pm       Gundam 00: A Wakenin g of the Trailbl azer (PG-13)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Evangel ion Deconst ructed   Hyakuni n Kuizu (Family Feud) Dirty Pair TV (PG) Fullmet al Alchemi st: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14)       1:30 pm
1:45 pm   How to make dialogu e ballons less confusi ng     Loups=G arous (TV14)       1:45 pm
2:00 pm   Keith Silvers tein Guest Panel     Romance Anime: Affecti ng the hearts of us all Wagnari a! (PG-13) Crunchy roll Present s: Another (TVPG)           2:00 pm
2:15 pm                 2:15 pm
2:30 pm   MECHA Softwar e How to Auditio n Panel Braver than Transfo rmers: The Brave Series   AMV 201   All About Fabric -- Making Choices for CosPlay and Other Purpose s     Shotaro Kaizuka , Tsutomu Narita, Yoshita ka Suzuki Q&A     2:30 pm
2:45 pm                 2:45 pm
3:00 pm Seating   Anime Clubs   Dragon Age World Premier e and Panel   Japanim e Squares           3:00 pm
3:15 pm                 3:15 pm
3:30 pm Dramati c Reading s With Guests Latin Latin Madoka More Latin: Reading Exactly Enough into Puella Magi   MECHA Softwar e, LLC Auditio ns   J-Rock Industr y Panel Genshik en .hack// Quantum (PG-13) Slayers               3:30 pm
3:45 pm What the DRR??   GaoGaiG ar (PG)               3:45 pm
4:00 pm   Ten Years of Anime Boston Leaders hip: Wrangli ng the Nerd Herd     The World God Only Knows (TV14) Plushie Worksho p     MINT Guest Panel       4:00 pm
4:15 pm Basic World Buildin g     Chobits (TV14)           4:15 pm
4:30 pm     The How to Run a Panel Panel History of J-RPGs Trigun: Badland s Rumble (movie) (TV14) Cat Planet Cuties (TVMA)           4:30 pm
4:45 pm                 4:45 pm
5:00 pm     Vertica l 2012     Tokyo Turf Wars             5:00 pm
5:15 pm       Cosplay Safety: Costume Constru ction           Tour with Con Chairwo man   5:15 pm
5:30 pm   Seating Making Comics with Paper Wings   Pokemon Nintend o DS Party     Hetalia TV (NR) MINT   The Honor of a Greater Power: Activis m and Politic s in Gundam     5:30 pm
5:45 pm     I, Otaku: the Past, Present and Future of our Subcult ure Worldwi de         5:45 pm
6:00 pm   Anime Unscrip ted   Chaotic Kiss: Transge nder Manga and Discuss ion Panel Funimat ion.com Present s Chrome Shelled Regios (R) Make a Plushie Ninja   Phoenix Ball     6:00 pm
6:15 pm Seating   Katanag atari (PG-13)       6:15 pm
6:30 pm   Cosplay Make-Up for beginne rs     Naruto Shippud en: The Movie (PG-13) K-ON (PG-13)         6:30 pm
6:45 pm The Meiji Era: A Japanes e Industr ial Revolut ion               6:45 pm
7:00 pm Kanako Ito Concert   Karen Strassm an Guest panel Touhou Project Piracy: What to Know and Look For     Eden of the East (R) All Ages Demo: Crosspl ay Tips and Tricks           7:00 pm
7:15 pm Stage Cosplay Tips and Trick               7:15 pm
7:30 pm     How to survive a robot apocaly pse Pokémo n 'Bridge d   Michael Sintern iklaas & Tom Wayland The One Piece Podcast Panel     7:30 pm
7:45 pm     Anime Themes and Why They're Awesome       7:45 pm
8:00 pm Momoi Concert Seating Disabil ities in Japan     Gasarak i (PG-13) Keith Silvers tein & Chistop her Smith     8:00 pm
8:15 pm     Sailor Moon Panel Darker than Black (PG-13) Blue Exorcis t (PG-13) Gundam Unicorn (PG-13)     8:15 pm
8:30 pm AMV Contest What is a Stand Alone Complex ? Kirk Thornto n Guest Panel     First Squad: The Moment of Truth (TV14) Swap Meet       8:30 pm
8:45 pm             8:45 pm
9:00 pm     Let's Design a Mecha   LGBT Manga and Anime Dubs that Time Forgot   America ns in Anime: F YEAH!       9:00 pm
9:15 pm   Doujins hi USA II: WEBCOMI CS   Redline (R)         9:15 pm
9:30 pm Seating and ID check (18+) Introdu ction to Japanes e Fairy Tales   Michael Sintern iklaas Guest Panel           9:30 pm
9:45 pm Food! Meals and Manners           9:45 pm
10:00 pm       Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Puella Magi Modoka Magica (TV14)     Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Informa l Dance   Informa l Dance 10:00 pm
10:15 pm Room Clear and ID Check         Sekirei (R) Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Shiki (TVMA)       10:15 pm
10:30 pm 18+ Cosplay Dating Game (18+) Robert Quill Unusual Manga Genres The Chibi Project 's 10th Year Experim entagan za   Name that RPG Tune Japanes e Folklor e: Kitsune and Oni and Yurei, Oh My! Hetalia Truth or Dare (18+) Broken Blade (TV14) Cosmeti c Lenses: A Caution ary Tale     Philoso phy in Gurren Lagann (18+)   10:30 pm
10:45 pm Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Castlev ania: Symphon y of the Night or: Why Bishoun en is Awesome Kiss in the Dark (18+)       10:45 pm
11:00 pm Dance In The Vampire Bund (TVMA)       11:00 pm
11:15 pm Totally Subvers ive Toons (18+)       11:15 pm
11:30 pm     Room Clear and ID Check (18+)               Room Clear and ID Check (18+)   11:30 pm
11:45 pm               No Money (18+)         11:45 pm
12:00 am       18+ Demo: Crosspl ay Tips and Tricks (18+) Pika Pika! Light Graffit i                     Ask the KH Crew Live Action Episode 18+ (18+)   12:00 am
12:15 am                             12:15 am
12:30 am                             12:30 am
12:45 am       Room Clear and ID Check (18+)           My Sexual Harassm ent (18+)             12:45 am
1:00 am                 Kurokam i             1:00 am
1:15 am       Visual Novels and Eroge (18+)           Corpse Princes s (R)             1:15 am
1:30 am                               1:30 am
1:45 am                               1:45 am
2:00 am                                       2:00 am
2:15 am                                         2:15 am
2:30 am                                         2:30 am
2:45 am                                           2:45 am
  Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution Grand/Liberty Jefferson Republic  
Hynes Sheraton

Saturday, April 7th, 2012
Last Updated: Sat, 04/07/2012, 11:54 pm
Disclaimer - This schedule or listing is subject to change right up to and during the convention. Check the online schedule, Guidebook app, or Room Screens for the current schedule.

  Hynes Sheraton  
Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution Grand/Liberty Jefferson Republic
9:00 am                             Princes s Jellyfi sh (TV14) Kimi no Todoke (PG-13)               9:00 am
9:15 am                     All Cultura l Catgirl Nuku Nuku (PG) Birdy The Mighty: Decode (PG-13) Azumang a Daioh (TVPG) Origin: Spirits of the Past (TVPG)               9:15 am
9:30 am                                   9:30 am
9:45 am                                   9:45 am
10:00 am   AMV Contest So, You Wanna Staff a Anime Con Version : Staff Apocaly pse The Fandom Post Panel Anime Happine ss The Family That Geeks Togethe r Stays Togethe r Ask a Nation MoreTha n a Charact er: Bring Your Creatio ns to Life Just A Gintama Panel Vocaloi d: Music with New Sound Designi ng Mecha for Games     Chris Ayres Guest Panel       10:00 am
10:15 am             10:15 am
10:30 am             10:30 am
10:45 am             10:45 am
11:00 am               Yozakur a Quartet (TV14) Rurouni Kenshin : Reflect ion (TVMA) Profess or Layton and the Eternal Diva (PG)       Room Clear       11:00 am
11:15 am   Art Theft in the Digital Age           Arakawa Under the Bridge (PG-13) How to make an Anime Video Game X (A new Beginni ng)           11:15 am
11:30 am     Tainted Reality present s Fixer     All The Mecha You'll Ever Need How to Get Yoursel f to Japan "Making of" Monsuno ICE (TV14) Death Note: R (TV14)   Kanako Ito       11:30 am
11:45 am   Kaizuka , Narita, Suziki Guest Panel             11:45 am
12:00 pm     Anime Charade s   Cosplay Dating Game       12:00 pm
12:15 pm               12:15 pm
12:30 pm   how script a comic page                   12:30 pm
12:45 pm             Evangel ion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (PG-13) Squid Girl (PG-13)             12:45 pm
1:00 pm     Swordsm anship From Around the World Takamas a Sakurai Guest Panel Apples 2 Applezz     Rapid Prototy ping and Cosplay FUNimat ion Sneak Peeks Let's Make Video Game Music!     Mock Cosplay has been moved to Republi c   Mock Combat for Cosplay - Interme diate Session 1:00 pm
1:15 pm         Iria Legend of the Legenda ry Heroes (TV14)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Caitlin Glass Guest Panel Taiko: The Art of Japanes e Drummin g Room Clear MONSUNO     1:30 pm
1:45 pm     Plannin g Your Manga Hetalia The movie: Paint it, White! (NR)     1:45 pm
2:00 pm               Fullmet al Alchemi st: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14) Momoi Room Clear   2:00 pm
2:15 pm     Evoluti on of the Giant Robot   Hetalia : Fear and Loathin g in Leningr ad       2:15 pm
2:30 pm     Risembo ol Rangers     Trivia For All Sentai Filmwor ks     2:30 pm
2:45 pm     Lolita Fashion : Style for the Frilly Masses   Outlaw Star (TVPG)       2:45 pm
3:00 pm     Represe nting catastr ophes. On atomic bomb paintin gs, anime, and 3/11 Crunchy roll Present s: Nisemon ogatari (TVPG) Okami-s an and Her Seven Compani ons (TV14)       Greg Ayres Guest Panel       3:00 pm
3:15 pm       Sketch Battle!           3:15 pm
3:30 pm   Sixh Fashion Show Taking Better Cosplay Photos     Utena (TV) (TV14) Battle Royale (Live Action) (R)           3:30 pm
3:45 pm                     3:45 pm
4:00 pm   The Dreamer Meetup   Cosplay Family Feud     FUNimat ion Industr y Panel Puella Magi Modoka Magica (TV14)   Caitlin Glass @ Carli Mosier         4:00 pm
4:15 pm       Haruko Momoi Guest Panel How Is This Con Differe nt From All Other Cons? An Otaku Passove r             4:15 pm
4:30 pm       Anime Fans in Anime!   Plushie Worksho p Shotaro Kaizuka , Tsutomu Narita, Yoshita ka Suzuki 10 Years of Anime Boston as seen by the guests       4:30 pm
4:45 pm     Lifting the Veil Artist/ Webcomi c Roundta ble       4:45 pm
5:00 pm   Puella Magi Madoka Magica - the First True 'Post-E vangeli on' Anime     Now and Then, Here and There (TV14) AMV Drama Overflo w (PG-13)     Kanno's Jazz Bar: a 21+ event 5:00 pm
5:15 pm   What Mushish i Teaches Us About Japan and Ourselv es   Post-Ap ocalypt ic Anime & Manga     Torador a! (PG-13)   Tour with Con Chairwo man 5:15 pm
5:30 pm   Yokai Nation   Kanako Ito Guest Panel Future of the Fullmet al Fandom   Star Diver (PG-13) Bleach TV (PG)         5:30 pm
5:45 pm         Chaos;H ead (TV14)         5:45 pm
6:00 pm     ...And It's Live Action! The Films of Minoru Kawazak i Make Your Game NOW! Tokusat su: Heroes and Monster s of Japanes e Televis ion     Motivat ional Anime     6:00 pm
6:15 pm Seating               6:15 pm
6:30 pm   Songs Inspire d by Anime   Asian Music Fusion     Making Plushie Weapons Greg Ayres & Kirk Thornto n       6:30 pm
6:45 pm   Great Anime Opening s   Seinen Up - Manly Manga.. . for Manly Men and the Manga Reading Women that Love Them.       6:45 pm
7:00 pm Masquer ade Seating   Tom Wayland Guest Panel             7:00 pm
7:15 pm Japanes e Animati on: From Past to Present     Fist of the North Star: Movie (TVMA)         7:15 pm
7:30 pm Bad Anime, Bad!!     Beyond Bleeps and Bloops: An Introdu ction to VG Music Anime Name That Tune One Piece TV (TV14) House of Five Leaves (PG-13)   Diamond s in the Rough     7:30 pm
7:45 pm Smash Hits of Korean Animati on   The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Anime Video Games   Oreimo (PG-13)       7:45 pm
8:00 pm The Life and Works of Hideaki Anno   Another Brief Guide to Japanes e Indie Rock Coffee Samurai / Hoshizo ra Kiseki (TV14) AMV Other/C omedy Overflo w (PG-13)   Christo pher Ayres & Karen Strassm an     8:00 pm
8:15 pm           8:15 pm
8:30 pm Metal Gear Science History of Voice Over in Video Games     Swap Meet         8:30 pm
8:45 pm                 8:45 pm
9:00 pm Nanda Korya! Deciphe ring Manga Japanes e   Alcohol and Manga (and Anime)   The Swastik a in Anime and You: Why Cosplay ing a Nazi Isn't Cool Real Ninjas AMV Action Overflo w (PG-13)   Matte! Matte! Iwanaid e!       9:00 pm
9:15 pm Clannad : The Place Where Wishes Come True   Sekirei : Pure Engagem ent (R)         9:15 pm
9:30 pm     Anime Hell Highsch ool of the Dead (TV14)           9:30 pm
9:45 pm     Sgt Frog (PG)           9:45 pm
10:00 pm   Room Clear and ID Check (18+)       Metal Gear Series Panel     Room Clear and ID Check (18+)         Informa l Dance   Informa l Dance 10:00 pm
10:15 pm     Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Who Wants to be a Million aire? Anime Style! Religio n in Japan     Heaven' s Lost Propert y: Forte (TVMA) Room Clear and ID Check (18+)         10:15 pm
10:30 pm Room Clear and ID Check (18+) World of K-Pop   How to Become a Member of Organiz ation XIII Hentai AMV Contest (18+) 'Spoile r Alert' (18+)     No. 6: Not just a boy-lov e   10:30 pm
10:45 pm Dry Facts About Sake (18+)         10:45 pm
11:00 pm Extreme Geek Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Oh! My Sex Goddess (18+) Room Clear and ID Check (18+)       11:00 pm
11:15 pm   Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Yamada' s First Time - B Gata H Kei (TVMA)       11:15 pm
11:30 pm Dick and Buster' s Hentai Dubbing Extrava ganza (18+)   Room Clear and ID Check (18+)       Hentai Worth Watchin g (18+)               11:30 pm
11:45 pm   Con Horror Stories Lillie' s of Love: A Yuri Panel (18+)                       11:45 pm
12:00 am   Evangel ion, WTF? (18+)                   Yaoi and the West: Where's the Appeal?   12:00 am
12:15 am                       12:15 am
12:30 am             Crayon Shincha n (TVMA) Beat Angel Escalay er (18+)             12:30 am
12:45 am   Room Clear and ID Check                       12:45 am
1:00 am       Hentai Worth Watchin g Part 2 (18+)                         1:00 am
1:15 am                 Mardock Scrambl e (TVMA)               1:15 am
1:30 am         FAKKU Q & A (18+)                         1:30 am
1:45 am                                   1:45 am
2:00 am                     Rxxx: Prescri ption for Pain (18+)                   2:00 am
2:15 am                                       2:15 am
2:30 am                                         2:30 am
2:45 am                                           2:45 am
  Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution Grand/Liberty Jefferson Republic  
Hynes Sheraton

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
Last Updated: Sun, 04/08/2012, 10:22 am
Disclaimer - This schedule or listing is subject to change right up to and during the convention. Check the online schedule, Guidebook app, or Room Screens for the current schedule.

  Hynes Sheraton  
Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution
9:00 am                           AMV Romance Overflo w (PG-13) The Melanch oly of Haruhi Suzumiy a (PG-13) Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (TV) (TV14)         9:00 am
9:15 am                     Pokemon : Zoroark Master of Illusio n (TVG) Rosario + Vampire (PG-13) Bleach: Fade to Black (PG)         9:15 am
9:30 am                             9:30 am
9:45 am                             9:45 am
10:00 am     Sunday Morning with Caitlin Glass   Digimon : Digital Fan Panel Carli Mosier Guest Panel RPG Appreci ation or: How I Learned that FFVII Fans Are Im"Mate ria" Joseph Campbel l Sends Out Mew: Pokemon as Mytholo gical Narrati ve Judaism and Anime Charity Auction Buildin g Gundams with Overnig ht Securit y Mk II     Voice Over and Childre n's Animati on 10:00 am
10:15 am           10:15 am
10:30 am       Takamas a Sakurai   10:30 am
10:45 am       Room Clear   10:45 am
11:00 am Cosplay Chess 10 Years of Anime Boston AMV Submiss ions     Current Happeni ngs in Censors hip     Gakuen Alice (PG-13) 5 Centime ters Per Second (PG-13) Ouran High School Host Club (PG-13) Crunchy roll Present s: Natsume Yujin-c ho Shi (TVPG)       11:00 am
11:15 am           Cowboy Bebop (PG-13) Fullmet al Alchemi st: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14)     Directo rs and Script Writers 11:15 am
11:30 am Doujins hi USA III: GETTING PUBLISH ED   Masquer ade Feedbac k   Kaizuka , Narita, Suzuki Panel of Awesome Fan Fiction : Because AU Can Be Fun Old School Inking   Momoi 11:30 am
11:45 am       11:45 am
12:00 pm The Random Gaki no Tsukai Hour   She's So Unusual : Lolita Fashion in the Media   12:00 pm
12:15 pm   Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (PG-13)   It Gets Better 12:15 pm
12:30 pm   From East to West: the Superhe roes of Japan & America           12:30 pm
12:45 pm We Con, Therefo re We Are: A Critica l Look at the Modern Congoer           12:45 pm
1:00 pm     Token Trivia             1:00 pm
1:15 pm           X/1999 (TV14) Masquer ade Replay (NR) Confuci ous (Live action movie) (TV14)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Gizmos, gadgets and doodads   Anime Forever ! Movie Screeni ng   Kingdom Hearts or: How I Learned to Tolerat e those Yaoi Fans Bubbleg um Crisis 2032 AMV Fun/Upb eat Overflo w (PG-13) Plushie Worksho p     1:30 pm
1:45 pm                 1:45 pm
2:00 pm     Gender and Nerd Culture       Our Home's Fox Deity (PG-13)     Final Fantasy 2.0 2:00 pm
2:15 pm                 2:15 pm
2:30 pm     Thrifty steampu nk AMV Feedbac k Anime Miserab les         2:30 pm
2:45 pm             2:45 pm
3:00 pm   Closing Ceremon ies               3:00 pm
3:15 pm                   3:15 pm
3:30 pm                                     3:30 pm
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4:00 pm                                         4:00 pm
4:15 pm                                         4:15 pm
4:30 pm           Convent ion Feedbac k                             4:30 pm
4:45 pm                                       4:45 pm
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5:15 pm                                       5:15 pm
  Auditorium Hall D Panel 107 Panel 202 Panel 206 Panel 208 Panel 302/304 Panel 306 Panel 309 Panel A Video 103 Video 203 Video 207 Video 210 HD Video 311 Video 312 HD Workshop 313 Autographs Beacon C Autographs Beacon H Constitution  
Hynes Sheraton