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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                       Brighter 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     Doujinsh i USA I: ARTIST ALLEY 101 Analyzin g Anime 101 Anime and Hollywoo d Osamu Tezuka, Astroboy , Buddhism , and the Future of Classic Manga Video Games in Literatu re Cosplay Propmaki ng: Holy Crap How'd They Make That!? Culinary Manga The Legend of Zelda or: How I Learned to Tolerate OOT's fandom Traditio nal Anime Art for Beginner s     Besides Pokemon       10:00 am
10:15 am               10:15 am
10:30 am Opening Ceremoni es             10:30 am
10:45 am             10:45 am
11:00 am                               11:00 am
11:15 am   Webcomic s 101         Blood and Honor: The Story of the Samurai in Japanese Cinema   Trigun (TVPG) Evangeli on 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (PG-13) Fairy Tail (TVPG) Fullmeta l Alchemis t: Brotherh ood (PG-13) Cosplay Acting 101             11:15 am
11:30 am     MECHA Software How to Model Panel Genshike n: The Next Generati on   Cosplay Court Case Intro to Retro Game Collecti ng   A-Channe l (PG-13)     Chocobos Ate My Baby: The Evolutio n of Final Fantasy       11:30 am
11:45 am     Building Mecha Model Kits: A Total Beginner 's Guide   My Bride Is A Mermaid (PG-13)           11:45 am
12:00 pm     #piction ary           12:00 pm
12:15 pm                   12:15 pm
12:30 pm   Seating A Parent's Guide to Anime Conventi ons MECHA Software How to Build a Portfoli o Panel   Days of the Wolves of Mibu: Shinseng umi!             Mock Combat for Cosplay - Introduc tory Session 12:30 pm
12:45 pm                     12:45 pm
1:00 pm   Cosplay Death Match Anime Con Survival (2012 AB Staff End Of the World Edition) Monster survival 101 - post apoc edition   Anime Music Videos 101   Cosplay on a Dime     Christop her Smith Guest Panel Formal Dance Class   1:00 pm
1:15 pm       Gundam 00: A Wakening of the Trailbla zer (PG-13)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Evangeli on Deconstr ucted   Hyakunin Kuizu (Family Feud) Dirty Pair TV (PG) Fullmeta l Alchemis t: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14)       1:30 pm
1:45 pm   How to make dialogue ballons less confusin g     Loups=Ga rous (TV14)       1:45 pm
2:00 pm   Keith Silverst ein Guest Panel     Romance Anime: Affectin g the hearts of us all Wagnaria ! (PG-13) Crunchyr oll Presents : Another (TVPG)           2:00 pm
2:15 pm                 2:15 pm
2:30 pm   MECHA Software How to Audition Panel Braver than Transfor mers: The Brave Series   AMV 201   All About Fabric -- Making Choices for CosPlay and Other Purposes     Shotaro Kaizuka, Tsutomu Narita, Yoshitak a Suzuki Q&A     2:30 pm
2:45 pm                 2:45 pm
3:00 pm Seating   Anime Clubs   Dragon Age World Premiere and Panel   Japanime Squares           3:00 pm
3:15 pm                 3:15 pm
3:30 pm Dramatic Readings With Guests Latin Latin Madoka More Latin: Reading Exactly Enough into Puella Magi   MECHA Software , LLC Audition s   J-Rock Industry Panel Genshike n .hack//Q uantum (PG-13) Slayers               3:30 pm
3:45 pm What the DRR??   GaoGaiGa r (PG)               3:45 pm
4:00 pm   Ten Years of Anime Boston Leadersh ip: Wranglin g the Nerd Herd     The World God Only Knows (TV14) Plushie Workshop     MINT Guest Panel       4:00 pm
4:15 pm Basic World Building     Chobits (TV14)           4:15 pm
4:30 pm     The How to Run a Panel Panel History of J-RPGs Trigun: Badlands Rumble (movie) (TV14) Cat Planet Cuties (TVMA)           4:30 pm
4:45 pm                 4:45 pm
5:00 pm     Vertical 2012     Tokyo Turf Wars             5:00 pm
5:15 pm       Cosplay Safety: Costume Construc tion           Tour with Con Chairwom an   5:15 pm
5:30 pm   Seating Making Comics with Paper Wings   Pokemon Nintendo DS Party     Hetalia TV (NR) MINT   The Honor of a Greater Power: Activism and Politics in Gundam     5:30 pm
5:45 pm     I, Otaku: the Past, Present and Future of our Subcultu re Worldwid e         5:45 pm
6:00 pm   Anime Unscript ed   Chaotic Kiss: Transgen der Manga and Discussi on Panel Funimati on.com Presents Chrome Shelled Regios (R) Make a Plushie Ninja   Phoenix Ball     6:00 pm
6:15 pm Seating   Katanaga tari (PG-13)       6:15 pm
6:30 pm   Cosplay Make-Up for beginner s     Naruto Shippude n: The Movie (PG-13) K-ON (PG-13)         6:30 pm
6:45 pm The Meiji Era: A Japanese Industri al Revoluti on               6:45 pm
7:00 pm Kanako Ito Concert   Karen Strassma n Guest panel Touhou Project Piracy: What to Know and Look For     Eden of the East (R) All Ages Demo: Crosspla y 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 apocalyp se Pokémon 'Bridged   Michael Sinterni klaas & 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 Disabili ties in Japan     Gasaraki (PG-13) Keith Silverst ein & Chistoph er Smith     8:00 pm
8:15 pm     Sailor Moon Panel Darker than Black (PG-13) Blue Exorcist (PG-13) Gundam Unicorn (PG-13)     8:15 pm
8:30 pm AMV Contest What is a Stand Alone Complex? Kirk Thornton 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   American s in Anime: F YEAH!       9:00 pm
9:15 pm   Doujinsh i USA II: WEBCOMIC S   Redline (R)         9:15 pm
9:30 pm Seating and ID check (18+) Introduc tion to Japanese Fairy Tales   Michael Sinterni klaas 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+) Informal Dance   Informal 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 Experime ntaganza   Name that RPG Tune Japanese Folklore : Kitsune and Oni and Yurei, Oh My! Hetalia Truth or Dare (18+) Broken Blade (TV14) Cosmetic Lenses: A Cautiona ry Tale     Philosop hy in Gurren Lagann (18+)   10:30 pm
10:45 pm Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Castleva nia: Symphony of the Night or: Why Bishoune n 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 Subversi ve 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: Crosspla y Tips and Tricks (18+) Pika Pika! Light Graffiti                     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 Harassme nt (18+)             12:45 am
1:00 am                 Kurokami             1:00 am
1:15 am       Visual Novels and Eroge (18+)           Corpse Princess (R)             1:15 am
1:30 am                               1:30 am
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  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                             Princess Jellyfis h (TV14) Kimi no Todoke (PG-13)               9:00 am
9:15 am                     All Cultural Catgirl Nuku Nuku (PG) Birdy The Mighty: Decode (PG-13) Azumanga 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 Apocalyp se The Fandom Post Panel Anime Happines s The Family That Geeks Together Stays Together Ask a Nation MoreThan a Characte r: Bring Your Creation s to Life Just A Gintama Panel Vocaloid : Music with New Sound Designin g 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               Yozakura Quartet (TV14) Rurouni Kenshin: Reflecti on (TVMA) Professo r 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 Beginnin g)           11:15 am
11:30 am     Tainted Reality presents Fixer     All The Mecha You'll Ever Need How to Get Yourself 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 Charades   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             Evangeli on 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (PG-13) Squid Girl (PG-13)             12:45 pm
1:00 pm     Swordsma nship From Around the World Takamasa Sakurai Guest Panel Apples 2 Applezz     Rapid Prototyp ing and Cosplay FUNimati on Sneak Peeks Let's Make Video Game Music!     Mock Cosplay has been moved to Republic   Mock Combat for Cosplay - Intermed iate Session 1:00 pm
1:15 pm         Iria Legend of the Legendar y Heroes (TV14)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Caitlin Glass Guest Panel Taiko: The Art of Japanese Drumming Room Clear MONSUNO     1:30 pm
1:45 pm     Planning Your Manga Hetalia The movie: Paint it, White! (NR)     1:45 pm
2:00 pm               Fullmeta l Alchemis t: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14) Momoi Room Clear   2:00 pm
2:15 pm     Evolutio n of the Giant Robot   Hetalia: Fear and Loathing in Leningra d       2:15 pm
2:30 pm     Risemboo l Rangers     Trivia For All Sentai Filmwork s     2:30 pm
2:45 pm     Lolita Fashion: Style for the Frilly Masses   Outlaw Star (TVPG)       2:45 pm
3:00 pm     Represen ting catastro phes. On atomic bomb painting s, anime, and 3/11 Crunchyr oll Presents : Nisemono gatari (TVPG) Okami-sa n and Her Seven Companio ns (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     FUNimati on Industry Panel Puella Magi Modoka Magica (TV14)   Caitlin Glass @ Carli Mosier         4:00 pm
4:15 pm       Haruko Momoi Guest Panel How Is This Con Differen t From All Other Cons? An Otaku Passover             4:15 pm
4:30 pm       Anime Fans in Anime!   Plushie Workshop Shotaro Kaizuka, Tsutomu Narita, Yoshitak a Suzuki 10 Years of Anime Boston as seen by the guests       4:30 pm
4:45 pm     Lifting the Veil Artist/W ebcomic Roundtab le       4:45 pm
5:00 pm   Puella Magi Madoka Magica - the First True 'Post-Ev angelion ' Anime     Now and Then, Here and There (TV14) AMV Drama Overflow (PG-13)     Kanno's Jazz Bar: a 21+ event 5:00 pm
5:15 pm   What Mushishi Teaches Us About Japan and Ourselve s   Post-Apo calyptic Anime & Manga     Toradora ! (PG-13)   Tour with Con Chairwom an 5:15 pm
5:30 pm   Yokai Nation   Kanako Ito Guest Panel Future of the Fullmeta l Fandom   Star Diver (PG-13) Bleach TV (PG)         5:30 pm
5:45 pm         Chaos;He ad (TV14)         5:45 pm
6:00 pm     ...And It's Live Action! The Films of Minoru Kawazaki Make Your Game NOW! Tokusats u: Heroes and Monsters of Japanese Televisi on     Motivati onal Anime     6:00 pm
6:15 pm Seating               6:15 pm
6:30 pm   Songs Inspired by Anime   Asian Music Fusion     Making Plushie Weapons Greg Ayres & Kirk Thornton       6:30 pm
6:45 pm   Great Anime Openings   Seinen Up - Manly Manga... for Manly Men and the Manga Reading Women that Love Them.       6:45 pm
7:00 pm Masquera de Seating   Tom Wayland Guest Panel             7:00 pm
7:15 pm Japanese Animatio n: 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 Introduc tion to VG Music Anime Name That Tune One Piece TV (TV14) House of Five Leaves (PG-13)   Diamonds in the Rough     7:30 pm
7:45 pm Smash Hits of Korean Animatio n   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 Japanese Indie Rock Coffee Samurai / Hoshizor a Kiseki (TV14) AMV Other/Co medy Overflow (PG-13)   Christop her Ayres & Karen Strassma n     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! Decipher ing Manga Japanese   Alcohol and Manga (and Anime)   The Swastika in Anime and You: Why Cosplayi ng a Nazi Isn't Cool Real Ninjas AMV Action Overflow (PG-13)   Matte! Matte! Iwanaide !       9:00 pm
9:15 pm Clannad: The Place Where Wishes Come True   Sekirei: Pure Engageme nt (R)         9:15 pm
9:30 pm     Anime Hell Highscho ol 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+)         Informal Dance   Informal Dance 10:00 pm
10:15 pm     Room Clear and ID Check (18+) Who Wants to be a Milliona ire? Anime Style! Religion in Japan     Heaven's Lost Property : 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 Organiza tion XIII Hentai AMV Contest (18+) 'Spoiler Alert' (18+)     No. 6: Not just a boy-love   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 Extravag anza (18+)   Room Clear and ID Check (18+)       Hentai Worth Watching (18+)               11:30 pm
11:45 pm   Con Horror Stories Lillie's of Love: A Yuri Panel (18+)                       11:45 pm
12:00 am   Evangeli on, WTF? (18+)                   Yaoi and the West: Where's the Appeal?   12:00 am
12:15 am                       12:15 am
12:30 am             Crayon Shinchan (TVMA) Beat Angel Escalaye r (18+)             12:30 am
12:45 am   Room Clear and ID Check                       12:45 am
1:00 am       Hentai Worth Watching Part 2 (18+)                         1:00 am
1:15 am                 Mardock Scramble (TVMA)               1:15 am
1:30 am         FAKKU Q & A (18+)                         1:30 am
1:45 am                                   1:45 am
2:00 am                     Rxxx: Prescrip tion for Pain (18+)                   2:00 am
2:15 am                                       2:15 am
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  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 Overflow (PG-13) The Melancho ly of Haruhi Suzumiya (PG-13) Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (TV) (TV14)         9:00 am
9:15 am                     Pokemon: Zoroark Master of Illusion (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 Apprecia tion or: How I Learned that FFVII Fans Are Im"Mater ia" Joseph Campbell Sends Out Mew: Pokemon as Mytholog ical Narrativ e Judaism and Anime Charity Auction Building Gundams with Overnigh t Security Mk II     Voice Over and Children 's Animatio n 10:00 am
10:15 am           10:15 am
10:30 am       Takamasa Sakurai   10:30 am
10:45 am       Room Clear   10:45 am
11:00 am Cosplay Chess 10 Years of Anime Boston AMV Submissi ons     Current Happenin gs in Censorsh ip     Gakuen Alice (PG-13) 5 Centimet ers Per Second (PG-13) Ouran High School Host Club (PG-13) Crunchyr oll Presents : Natsume Yujin-ch o Shi (TVPG)       11:00 am
11:15 am           Cowboy Bebop (PG-13) Fullmeta l Alchemis t: The Sacred Star of Milos (movie) (TV14)     Director s and Script Writers 11:15 am
11:30 am Doujinsh i USA III: GETTING PUBLISHE D   Masquera de Feedback   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 Superher oes of Japan & America           12:30 pm
12:45 pm We Con, Therefor e We Are: A Critical Look at the Modern Congoer           12:45 pm
1:00 pm     Token Trivia             1:00 pm
1:15 pm           X/1999 (TV14) Masquera de Replay (NR) Confucio us (Live action movie) (TV14)       1:15 pm
1:30 pm       Gizmos, gadgets and doodads   Anime Forever! Movie Screenin g   Kingdom Hearts or: How I Learned to Tolerate those Yaoi Fans Bubblegu m Crisis 2032 AMV Fun/Upbe at Overflow (PG-13) Plushie Workshop     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 steampun k AMV Feedback Anime Miserabl es         2:30 pm
2:45 pm             2:45 pm
3:00 pm   Closing Ceremoni es               3:00 pm
3:15 pm                   3:15 pm
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4:30 pm           Conventi on Feedback                             4:30 pm
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  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