PROGRAM GUIDE by wuyunyi



Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
July 6th - 8th, 2012

Letter from the Convention Chair                                                                                                                                                   General Info
                                                                                                      Official Convention Hours
Welcome to our first AnimeWorld Indianapolis! We hope that you all have the best time you have        Day 1                  Friday, July 6          11:00 am - 1:00 am
ever had at an anime convention, because that is our goal. AnimeWorld is a collaboration between      Day 2                Saturday, July 7           9:00 am - 1:00 am
a group of dedicated business professionals and entrepreneurs (who happen to be geeks) and a          Day 3                 Sunday, July 8            9:00 am - 4:00 pm
group of the Midwest’s most dedicated cosplayers and anime con-goers. Together we want to
bring you the highest quality event, with all the passion and enthusiasm we all have come to expect   Registration Hours
from our anime events. We have put together a great team, and each department head wants to           DEALERS/AA           Thursday, July 5           5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
hear from YOU. Tell us what we can do better!                                                         Day 1                   Friday, July 6          9:00 am - 9:00 pm
                                                                                                      Day 2                Saturday, July 7           9:00 am - 9:00 pm
2011 saw AnimeWorld launch in Chicago and it was a fantastic convention. Fans said it was one of      Day 3                 Sunday, July 8            9:00 am - 1:00 pm
the best run and most fun conventions they had ever been to. And this year, we added Indianapolis
to the roster. We have big plans for AnimeWorld and we need your feedback to make the events          On-Site Registration Price
better and grow the way you want us to grow, with a focus on you, our attendee!
                                                                                                      Weekend Membership                   $45.00
                                                                                                      Friday Only                          $19.95
For 2012 Todd Haberkorn, anime voice actor extraordinaire, will be our host and Master of Ceremo-
                                                                                                      Saturday Only                        $24.95
nies. Todd will be at both Indianapolis and Chicago all weekend and host events, panels and be
                                                                                                      Sunday Only                          $19.95
your guide through each amazing convention experience.
                                                                                                      Children 6 and under                 FREE
                                                                                                      Children 7-12 weekend pass          $ 19.95
Also, AnimeWorld has added some amazing and talented people to its staff. New department
                                                                                                      Children 7-12 single day pass        $ 9.95 per day.
heads Chris Oliva, Elaine Wesolowski and Stephanie and Samantha Hii have done an amazing job
raising the level of professionalism. And Alena Van Arendonk continues to be the brains behind
                                                                                                      To replace a lost badge, bring your original purchase receipt to Registration. Badge reprints are
our amazing programming and the overall Con Overlord. If you see these, or any of the amazing
people who are AnimeWorld, please thank them for their hard work.

                                                                                                      Lost and Found
So we hope you have fun and keep spreading the word! Visit our forums and join us on Facebook!
                                                                                                      All Lost and Found items will be held in the Suite 8, 9 (Con Ops).
We want to build a community that we all can be proud of and have fun with.

                                                                                                      Exhibit Hall and Artist Alley Hours
                                                                                                      Day 1                Friday, July 6th           2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
                                                                                                      Day 2              Saturday, July 7th          10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alec Peters                                                                                           Day 3               Sunday, July 8th           10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Con Chairman
                                                                                                      On-Site: REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
                                                                                                      To replace a lost badge, bring your original purchase receipt to Registration. Badge reprints are

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Registration Policies                                                                                                                                                                      Convention Rules

Check-In Policy                                                                                                       General Rules                                            limited to: throwing items off of hotel balco-
If you pre-register before the convention, please plan on bringing a photo ID. You will need to show your ID in       • Please behave appropriately and keep your              nies, defacing hotel property (including public
order to pick up your badge at the con.
                                                                                                                        language and actions at a PG-13 level or be-           restrooms), littering or making messes in public
Check Acceptance Policy                                                                                                 low. Remember that AnimeWorld Indianapolis             areas, tearing or breaking furniture, etc. You
During the convention, checks are not accepted. ATM(s) are provided in the hotel lobby and surrounding area.            is a family-friendly event! The only exception         will be held financially responsible for repair-
                                                                                                                        to this is at 18+ panels, where attendees will         ing any damage done to the hotel by yourself
Child Price Registration Policy
                                                                                                                        be screened to ensure everyone is 18 years or          or minors under your care.
Children, defined as persons twelve (12) years old or younger, are subject to special pricing. An adult must
accompany children at the convention at all times. Unaccompanied children may be barred from attending                  older.                                               • Respect the requests of AWI staff members,
convention events until their adult escort arrives. AWI accepts no responsibility for children. The accompany-        • AnimeWorld Indianapolis reserves the right             hotel staff, and on-duty police officers.
ing adult does not have different pricing from a standard attendee.                                                     for any of its staff members to ask for a valid,     • Just a friendly reminder: drinking age laws still
                                                                                                                        government-issued ID; ask to check the con-            apply! Anyone under the age of 21 found con-
Minors Policy
All parents must fill out the Parental Consent Form for all under the age of 18 and present it at time of registra-     tents of bags, purses, or backpacks; and deny          suming alcoholic beverages will be reported to
tion at the event!                                                                                                      entrance to convention events due to safety            the police, as will anyone who supplies alcohol
                                                                                                                        limitations, fire code limitations, or public in-      to minors. Those who display drunken or dis-
Chaperone Policy
                                                                                                                        toxication.                                            orderly conduct will be escorted from the hotel
Parents/Guardians are responsible for their children at all times. AWI accepts no responsibility for children.
Parents/Guardians who wish to accompany a child to any convention function or space must have a valid paid            • A valid AnimeWorld Indianapolis 2012 badge             premises by security staff members and/or the
badge.                                                                                                                  must be presented to badge checkers in order           Indianapolis police. This policy applies to all
                                                                                                                        to gain access to panel rooms, the dealers’            other age-limited or illegal substances as well.
Attendees 12 & under must be accompanied by a PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OVER THE AGE OF 18 FOR
                                                                                                                        room, artists’ alley, etc. If you do not have your   • Mock fighting and roughhousing are not al-
THE DURATION OF THEIR TIME AT THE EVENT. A valid identification is required for all attendees to pick up
their badge. Any programming designated 18+ will require attendees to show a valid photo ID in order to gain            badge, you will be denied entry to these areas.        lowed at AnimeWorld Indianapolis. Brandish-
admittance.                                                                                                           • A valid, government-issued form of identifica-         ing weapons or weapon-like props at other at-
                                                                                                                        tion as well as an AWI 2012 badge must be              tendees is also prohibited.
Lost Badge Policy
                                                                                                                        presented to badge checkers in order to gain         • Lewd and/or sexual behavior, stalking, and sex-
All attendees must have a badge to enter convention spaces or events. AWI is not responsible for lost or
stolen badges.                                                                                                          access to 18+ panels.                                  ual harassment are prohibited. If you witness
                                                                                                                      • Badges may not be swapped or traded be-                any of these behaviors while at the convention,
Customer Service                                                                                                        tween attendees. It is advised that you keep           please notify a staff member immediately.
Customer Service, located in Suite 8-9 (Con Ops), is available to help you with information or special needs. If
                                                                                                                        your badge on you at all times.
you need Lost & Found, mobility assistance, convention information or anything else, we will do our best to
assist you.                                                                                                           • Any behavior that puts the safety of any at-         Children and Chaperones
                                                                                                                        tendee in jeopardy is prohibited.                    • While AnimeWorld Indianapolis is a family-
                                                                                                                      • Any behavior that results in damage to hotel           friendly event, children (defined as persons
                                                                                                                        property is prohibited. This includes, but is not      age 12 and under) must be accompanied by an

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Convention Rules                                                                                                                                                                 Convention Rules

  adult chaperone (age 18 or older) at all times.      slippers is highly encouraged.                        much as a typical pair of boxer shorts. If your      • Is fire-able. Fireable missiles/projectiles may
  Chaperone badge pricing is the same as nor-        • Your costume should not shed or leave parts of        costume calls for a Speedo-cut brief or other          not be carried on your person. Projectile firing
  mal adult attendee pricing.                          itself behind after you have left the area. This      below-minimum-coverage elements, please                toys must be unloaded. Bows and crossbows
• Unattended children will be turned over to the       includes fur, glitter, sequins, wet or crackling      wear pants or a body suit beneath it.                  must be unstrung or strung with loose material
  Indianapolis police in order to return them to       paint jobs, feathers, body paint left on sitting    • Genitalia and/or nipples must not be visible           like yarn.
  their parents/guardians.                             surfaces, etc. Please ensure that AWI can re-         through the costume.                                 • Has a laser dot/laser pointer.
• According to local curfew laws, any minors           turn to the con site next year by cleaning up       • AWI staff reserves the right to make final judg-     • Has live steel. (Any object crafted from metal
  who are not guests of the hotel must be off of       after yourself!                                       ment calls on what is “decent” and what is not.        with a blade or pointed edge, sharp or blunt.)
  hotel premises by midnight.                        • Costumes should not contain vulgar and/or             If staff feels that your costume is indecent or      • As a related note, blade replicas purchased in
                                                       sexually explicit messages or pictures. Adult-        inappropriate in any way, you will be asked to         the exhibit hall may not ever be purchased or
Costume Policy                                         themed costumes or props are prohibited.              change or cover it.                                    carried by minors, and must be kept wrapped
• Cosplay and costumes are welcome at Anime-         • If your costume blocks another attendee’s view      • Appropriate footwear is required at all times in       and boxed as sold by the vendor until you can
  World Indianapolis! However, in order to pre-        in a seated panel or event, you will be asked         the hotel and convention area. If your costume         move them to your car or hotel room. If you
  vent harm to other con-goers, the hotel, etc.,       to remove the offending part of your costume          calls for bare feet, you may wear flip-flops or        receive one of these items in a manner that
  costumes are subject to the following restric-       or move to an area where you will not block           ballet slippers, but the soles of your feet should     breaks this rule, please find and AWI Exhibit
  tions:                                               someone else’s vision. If this is not possible,       not come in contact with the floor.                    Space Team Member and let them know.
• Costumes should not extend more than six (6)         you will be asked to leave the panel or event.                                                             • Gun props must have a blaze orange tip, and
  inches away from your body in any direction.                                                             Weapons Policy                                           are required to be sufficiently unrealistic that a
  If you have long appendages such as tails,         Costume Coverage Policy                               ALL WEAPONS must be inspected and approved               person must be able to tell that the prop is not
  wings, headgear, etc., please be sure to tuck      • This is a family-friendly event; please dress ap-   by Security prior to being carried or displayed in       real from across a room. (Transparent, flat im-
  or hold them against your body as you walk           propriately. Laws of public decency apply — if      public areas. If you are found to be in violation of     age on cardboards, futuristic/unrealistic, blue
  through the hotel.                                   you would not wear it to the post office, do not    this policy, your weapon will be confiscated and         rubber training props etc.)
• Costumes should not contain sharp metal,             wear it at the con. No nudity or adult-themed       you may be ejected from the convention.
  spikes, or other hard/pointy objects that could      props/paraphernalia are permitted.                  A prop is unacceptable if it                           Handling of Unacceptable Costumes and Props
  harm people or property if you ran into them.      • Women: Your costume must cover, at mini-            • Breaks any of the above costume rules.               If you are found with an unacceptable prop, we
  Please ensure that the areas of your costume         mum, as much as a typical bikini bathing suit.      • Is greater then your height in length when bro-      will ask you to take it to your room. If you are un-
  that could potentially touch sitting surfaces        Breasts and buttocks must be reasonably cov-          ken down.                                            able or unwilling, or this is a repeat problem, we
  will not damage hotel property if you sit down.      ered. If your costume calls for a thong, pasties    • Is a real firearm, or realistic replica firearm.     may ask to confiscate the problem prop. Confis-
• The soles of your feet should be covered at all      or other below-minimum-coverage elements,           • Props must be approximately your height or           cated props may be claimed until 5 pm Sunday
  times. If you are cosplaying a character that        please wear a body suit beneath it.                   less in length. (If you are under four feet (4’)     at Convention Operations located at Con Ops
  has bare feet, the usage of flip-flops or ballet   • Men: Your costume must cover, at minimum, as          tall, your prop may be up to four feet (4’) long.)   (Suite 8, 9), after which they will be disposed of.

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Convention Rules                                                                                                                                                           Convention Rules

You must bring a government-issued photo ID to         other area.                                       • It is mandatory for all participants to meet at     matic content, must be limited to PG-13 or un-
claim your prop.                                     • Photography and video recording are not per-        the green room, Plaza E, at 4:30 PM on Satur-       der. This includes anything you say, do, imply,
                                                       mitted in the video rooms.                          day for line-up.. DO NOT BE LATE. If you are        or act out on the stage. Sexually suggestive
Prohibited Materials                                                                                       late, you may be listed as a no-show, and your      or racially offensive content will not be permit-
• Inflammable materials such as candles, fire-       AnimeWorld Indianapolis 2012 Masquerade Rules         entry may be discarded.                             ted. Please keep in mind that AWI is a family-
works, sparklers, liquid fuels or other fire haz-    General Rules                                       • NO-SHOW POLICY: Entries are very limited,           friendly event, and the Masquerade will be at-
ards are strictly prohibited. Small personal         • You must have a valid AWI 2012 badge to enter       and we want as many people as possible to be        tended by young children and parents. Staff
smoking paraphernalia (cigarettes, lighter, etc.)      the Masquerade.                                     able to participate! Therefore, cosplayers who      reserves the right to disqualify or remove a skit
may be carried, but may not be used in public        • You must have a costume to enter the Mas-           register for the Masquerade but do not show         from the Masquerade if they feel the content is
convention areas.                                      querade. You may enter in Performance AND           up for their judging/skit approval appointments     inappropriate.
• Your costume should not shed. Please avoid           Craftsmanship, but you may enter each cat-          will be barred from preregistering for future     • Please do not leave anything on stage when
loose materials such as sand, glitter, confetti,       egory only once. You may not enter more than        AWI Masquerades. We do understand that              you exit. AWI is not responsible for anything
flower petals or other items that are designed         one costume in the Masquerade.                      costume malfunctions and other unforeseen           lost while participating in the Masquerade.
to fall, scatter or otherwise separate from your     • All Masquerade costumes must be related             things can happen; we just ask that you keep      • Performance entries must attend mandatory
costume.                                               to some facet of Japanese culture (anime,           us informed. If you are unable to make your         skit approval on Saturday morning. Staff will
                                                       manga, J-rock, etc.). Cosplaying from a non-        appointment for any reason, please inform a         observe your skit rehearsal to be certain it
Personal Interaction Policy                            Japanese source will not be considered a valid      member of Masquerade staff as early as pos-         is safe for our stage setup, and also to make
• DO NOT touch another person, or his/her cos-         entry for the Masquerade. If you are unsure if      sible so we can allow an alternate to take your     sure the content is appropriate. Stage com-
  tume, without permission. Uninvited glomping,        your costume is eligible, ask in advance. Con-      place.                                              bat, gymnastics, dancing and other extreme
  hugging, grabbing or roughhousing is danger-         tact information for Masquerade staff is avail-                                                         movements must be approved by the Stage
  ous and will not be tolerated. Repeat violators      able on the website and forums.                   Performance Rules                                     Manager.
  will be ejected from the convention.               • To participate in the Masquerade, you must        • Group entries are limited to 6 people maximum.    • If your on-stage presentation deviates from
• Be respectful of others. No harassment, cat-         submit a completed registration form and re-      • Skits are limited to a maximum time of 2 min-       what you show the Stage Manager at re-
  calling, verbal abuse or stalking will be toler-     ceive an entry number. If you are unable to         utes and 30 seconds. If your skit runs over         hearsal, you and your group will be disquali-
  ated.                                                attend during registration hours on Friday but      time, a time penalty will be deducted from your     fied. WE DO NOT LIKE SURPRISES! If you want
                                                       want to participate in the Masquerade, you          score, and you may be disqualified.                 to surprise the audience, go for it. However,
Photography                                            must pre-register. At-con registration for the    • NO LIVE STEEL ON STAGE. Anything that could         Masquerade staff must have full disclosure as
• If you wish to take a photo of a cosplayer,          Masquerade will be open on Friday located in        be mistaken as a realistic weapon must be ap-       to what you and your group will be doing on
  please ask his/her permission first.                 Cumberland. Registration forms will be avail-       proved by staff before entering the contest.        stage.
• Do not block hallways or public areas while          able at this location. Entries are limited, so      You must bring all props you plan on using dur-   • If you have music or prerecorded dialogue
  taking photos. If you are taking a photo, please     please enter early!                                 ing your skit to rehearsal for approval.            for your skit, please have your skit audio on a
  move to one side of the hallway or move to an-                                                         • Your skit content, including language and the-      CD or flash drive, ready-to-play as one single

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Convention Rules                                                                                                                                                            Convention Rules

  track, edited exactly as you want it to sound.      group, the other group members may enter as                                                            • For our purposes, Honorable Mention and
  Your track may not be longer than 2 minutes, 30     models for that person’s craftsmanship entry,      Division Rules                                        Judge’s Choice Awards count as awards. If
  seconds. Your track must be encoded in CDA,         but it is not considered a group entry.            • You may enter as either Novice or Advanced          you have received two prior Honorable Men-
  MP3 or WAV format. Please bring your CD/          • All Craftsmanship entries must sign up for a         for both the Craftsmanship and Performance          tions in the same category, you must enter that
  flash drive to skit approval.                       judging appointment when they register. Judg-        categories.                                         category at the Advanced level.
• Staff may choose to enter the Masquerade if         ing is on Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm, and ap-      • Any cosplayer who has won 2 or more awards        • Group entries will be placed in the division of
  there are open Performance entries, but they        pointments are assigned at five-minute inter-        in the category in which they are entered, or       the highest eligible member. For example, if
  are not eligible for any awards. Attendees will     vals. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your         has participated in 4 or more Masquerades,          three members of a group are Novices, but the
  have first shot at all open entries.                scheduled judging time. If you miss your time        will be considered Advanced, and must enter         fourth member is Advanced, the entire group
                                                      slot, your costume will not be judged, and you       as an Advanced entrant. For example:                will be judged in the Advanced division.
Craftsmanship Rules                                   will be disqualified.                               1. If you are entered in Craftsmanship and have    • Cosplayers 12 years old and under are eligible
• You must have made or modified at least 60% of    • If you are entering Craftsmanship ONLY, you            won two prior Craftsmanship awards, you           to enter the Youth category. If a Youth entry has
  your own costume to be eligible for Craftsman-      are required to participate in the walk-on in          are considered Advanced.                          previously received two or more awards, he/
  ship judging. Store-bought or commissioned          the Masquerade so the audience can see your         2. If you are entered in Craftsmanship ONLY and      she may be placed in a higher division at the
  costumes are not eligible Craftsmanship en-         costume.                                               have won two prior Performance awards but         discretion of Masquerade staff.
  tries, even if they have been modified. A cos-                                                             no Craftsmanship awards, you are consid-        • As awards are not always conclusive indica-
  tume made for you by someone else is permit-       Found Item Category Rules                               ered Novice in Craftsmanship.                     tors of skill level, Masquerade staff reserve the
  ted ONLY if the person who made the costume       • Found Item costumes must be assembled and/          3. If you have never won an award but have           right at any time during the event to move indi-
  is present and registers with you.                  or modified from individual pieces. Commis-            participated in four or more Masquerades,         vidual or group entries to a different skill divi-
• You must bring reference pictures of your           sioned and store-bought costumes are not               ever, in any category, you are considered         sion, as they see fit, with or without informing
  character to your judging appointment. Do not       eligible Found Item costumes. (For example: A          Advanced.                                         the participant(s).
  assume the judges will know your character!         costume assembled from various pieces you           4. If you are not sure what skill division you     • The Found Item category is separate from the
  If you do not bring references to show your         bought at Goodwill is eligible for a Found Item        should be in, or if you have extenuating cir-     Novice, Advanced and Youth divisions. Found
  character, a penalty will be deducted from your     award, but not a Craftsmanship award. A com-           cumstances, please contact Masquerade             Item entries do not need to specify Novice or
  score.                                              plete costume purchased in the dealer room or          staff prior to the convention.                    Advanced Craftsmanship.
• Multiple cosplayers may enter Craftsmanship         from a website is not a valid entry.) Found Item
  as a group entry, provided that all members         costumes are eligible for the Found Item award     • If you are entered in both Craftsmanship and      Any questions, special circumstances or re-
  of the group worked on all the costumes in          ONLY. Points earned in Found Item judging do         Performance, you will be entered in both cat-     quests for clarification should be directed to
  the group. Up to six cosplayers may enter as        not count toward Best In Show.                       egories according to your highest skill level.    Masquerade staff.
  a group; larger groups must split into multiple   • Please observe Craftsmanship Rules bullet            You may not enter as Novice in Craftsmanship
  entries.                                            items 2-6, above. These apply to the Found           and Advanced in Performance, or vice-versa.
• If one person made ALL of the costumes in the       Item category as well.

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Hotel Services and Local Venues                                                                                                                                                  Industry Guest

Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing     Nightlife & Local Restaurants                                                   MASTER OF CEREMONIES
8787 Keystone Crossing                               The following establishments are located within                                 Todd Haberkorn - All Weekend
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240                          2 miles of the hotel.                                                           Todd Haberkorn is currently a proud member of the Anime community
Phone: (317) 846-2700                                                                                                                and continues to be its humble servant by way of English dubbing and
                                                     STARBUCKS (KEYSTONE XING)
                                                     Northeast - Coffee, Breakfast/Brunch, Sand-                                     will be coming to you as the official Master of Ceremonies for your An-
Indianapolis International Airport (IND)                                                                                             imeWorld experience. Haberkorn works primarily in Texas and Los An-
                                                     wiches/Subs 8702 Keystone Xing
Travel Distance: Approximately 14.9 miles                                                                                            geles as an actor, director, producer, and writer. As far as shows go,
                                                     BLONDIE’S COOKIES (KEYSTONE XING)                                               catch Todd’s voice as lead roles in Sgt. Frog as Keroro, Hetalia as Italy,
Options for getting to and from the hotel include:   Northeast - Bakery 8701 Keystone Xing                                           Hikaru in Ouran High School Host Club, Suzuka as Yamato, Ghost Hunt
Taxi:                                                                                                  as Naru, Holic as Wataknuki, D. Gray Man as Allen Walker, Sands of Destruction as Kyrie, Soul Eater
                                                     CHEESECAKE FACTORY
• Fee: 80 USD                                                                                          as Death the Kid, and some others he can’t say right now. Todd’s most recent anime role is the lead
                                                     Northeast - International, Desserts/Ice Cream
• Hours: 24 hours                                    8701 Keystone Xing                                role of Natsu, the fire eating, fire wielding wizard from Fairy Tail. Check out most of the shows listed
• About: Taxi service can be arranged at the                                                           above on,, and NETFLIX!! And not illegally please :) Be sure to check out
  Ground Transportation Center, on Level 1 of the    VILLA PIzzA                              for ways to join this “korntastic” fan club! A portion of the proceeds goes to
                                                     Northeast - Pizza 8701 Keystone Xing              supporting the Acadiana Humane Society, a non-profit, no kill animal shelter in Louisiana. When not
  parking garage, at the airport.
                                                                                                       in the booth, Todd is a producer with his company, Out of the Office Productions. Todd is represented
                                                     T.G.I. FRIDAY’S
Above and Beyond Limousine                           Northeast - Pub Food, Burgers, Sandwiches/        by The Horne Agency and William Morris Endeavor.
• Fee: 35 USD; Share Ride Service is approxi-        Subs 3502 E 86th St
  mately $35 plus tax and gratuity (one-way).
                                                     MAGGIANO’S                                                                     Kyle Hebert- All Weekend
  Special rates are also available for Sheraton
                                                     Northeast - Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse 3550 E                                Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice ac-
  guests.                                            86th St
                                                                                                                                    tor whose credits include Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (Ryu), Naruto
• Hours: 24 hours
                                                     FRESHENS YOGURT                                                                (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), X Men Arcade (all male voices) and Gur-
  Contact: (317) 257-0793; Reservation Required
                                                     $ Northeast - Desserts/Ice Cream 8701 Keystone                                 ren Lagann (Kamina). He is best known as the Narrator and Teen Gohan
• About: To make a reservation for shuttle ser-                                                                                     from the Funimation dub of Dragonball z. Other notable roles include
  vice with Above and Beyond, please call                                                                                           League of Legends (Ezreal, Jarvan, Graves), Soul Eater (Masamune),
  (317)257-0793 or visit Res-       PANDA EXPRESS                                                                  Ouran High School Host Club (Kazukiyo Soga), Fullmetal Alchemist (Vato
  ervation must be made 24 hours in advance.         Northeast - Chinese, Fast Food 8701 Keystone
                                                                                                                                    Falman), Tales of Symphonia (Richter Abend) and Star Ocean (Dias, Aru-
                                                                                                       mat, Crow). Kyle also provides voices in numerous video games including Saints Row: The Third,
Car Rentals                                          PEKING WOK                                        Sonic, Final Fantasy XIII, World of Warcraft, Devil May Cry 4, Dynasty Warriors, and Resident Evil.
• Thrifty Car Rental: (800) 847-4389                 Northeast - Chinese, Fast Food 3315 E 86th St     He writes and voices all the promos for filmmaker, Kevin Smith’s Smodcast Internet Radio. He also
• Budget Car Rental: (800) 572-0700                                                                    provides private online voice acting critique sessions for beginners. For more info, visit www.kylehe-
• Enterprise Rent A Car: (800) 736-8222                                                      
• Dollar Rent A Car: (800) 800-3665

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Industry Guests                                                                                                                                                                 Industry Guests

                           KENT WILLIAMS - All Weekend                                                    “Digimon, Microchip, The Punisher’s sidekick, on “Spiderman”, Rico on “Robotech”, and has voiced
                           Kent Williams is an actor and teaching artist in Dallas, Texas. Best           countless Anime features including “Akira”, “The Big O”, “Cowboy Bebop”, “Brain Scratch”, et al.
                           known for his voiceover work for FUNimation Entertainment, he has              As Lord zedd, he starred in both the first Power Rangers feature film and the wildly popular live show
                           dubbed such roles as Father/Narrator in FMA: Brotherhood; Dr. Gero/            that toured the country. He was a regular character on Saban Entertainment’s “Wowser” series (as
                           Supreme Kai/Mercenary Tao in the DBZ series; Narrator/Jorge/Chuu in            Ratso Catso), “Journey To The Heart of the World” (as Scarface), “Hallo Spencer” (as Elmer), and
                           Yu Yu Hakusho; Hatori Souma in Fruits Basket; Fuyutsuki in Evangelion;         more. He just finished narrating the mockumentary “Safety First: The Rise of Women and voicing
                           Sid in Soul Eater; and Mao in Darker Than Black; as well as featured           four Anime series, “Gaiking”, “Danguard Ace”, “Captain Horlock”, “The Adventures of Nadja”, and
                           roles in Kenichi, Initial D, Baka and Test, Black Butler, One Piece, Trinity   “Fist of the North Star”.
                           Blood, Case Closed and Sgt. Frog among many others.
                                                                                                                                       CHRISTOPHER SMITH - All Weekend
                           ALEXIS TIPTON - All Weekend                                                                                 Christopher Smith is in the middle of a very busy year. In gaming it can
                           Alexis Tipton has been a Voice Actor for FUNimation Entertainment                                           be summed up in one word – Skyrim. Chris is the voice of the evil Dae-
                           since late 2008. She has been in over 40 titles and has voiced roles                                        dric Lord, Molag Bal in 2011′s Game of the Year. He’s also heard every
                           such as Julia Chrichton in Full Metal Alchemist: The Star of Milos, Yomi                                    Thursday on NickToons as Bren, and Jon Ace in the American anime
                           Isayama in Ga-Rei: zero, Musubi in Sekirei, Sun Seto in My Bride is a                                       series Monsuno. Chris has also had roles in anime such as Captain
                           Mermaid, Moka Akashiya inRosario+Vampire, Yuki Saegusa in Dance in                                          Bright Noa for Gundam: Unicorn, the latest in the Gundam franchise.
                           the Vampire Bund, Mizuki Himeji in Baka and Test, and many more both                                        He’s also the voice of Major Peter Soyuz in Full Metal Alchemist: Sacred
                           announced and unannounced. Alexis has also provided vocals for char-                                        Star of Milos, and Lucius Isaac for the Marvel anime adaption of Blade.
                           acter songs and a few of FUNimation’s trailers. On top of voice work,          He’s Kinnosuke in DuRaRaRa, Matoko Kibune, Rose, and Wonderweiss in Bleach, Headmaster Kaien
Alexis has been an active cosplayer for the past eight years and has been featured in a handful of        Cross in Vampire Knight, Kittan in Gurren Lagann, Ishidate and Shuura in Naruto, and The Puppeteer
magazines as well as the book Cosplay in America.                                                         in Ghost in the Shell. He’s upwards of 25 characters apiece in Code Geass, Monster, and Redline.
                                                                                                          Hanamoto-Sensei in Honey and Clover, The Mikado in Moribito, Abe in Ghost Slayer Ayashi, and fea-
                           ROBERT AXELROD - All Weekend                                                   tured prominently in Twelve Kingdoms, Overman King Gainer, Tenjho Tenghe, Gundam Force, Samu-
                           Robert Axelrod has carved a career in show business that runs the gam-         rai Champloo, and a few dozen more. He’s also multiple roles in the upcoming big-screen remake of
                           ut. Born and raised in New York City, he did commercials and theater as        the 70′s hit Gatcahman (G-Force/Battle of the Planets).
                           a child and teen, eventually ending up in the Soho Avant-garde Theater
                           scene in a show called “Little Trips”, then Off-Broadway in a play called
                           “The Destroyers”. Axelrod left acting for the world of music. He spent
                           eight years as a working rock musician playing electric bass and singing
                           in folk, rock, and soul bands. Music brought him to Los Angeles where
                           he decided to return to acting, a decision he never regrets. He is the
voice of Lord zedd and Finster on the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”. The Lord zedd voice is
one of the most recognizable character voices around. He voiced Armadillomon and Wizardmon on

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Performing Artists                                                                                                                                                                          Performing Artists

                            DON HyUN K presents … The motion behind the video games…
                            Saturday Only
                            Don Hyun K is a gold medalist for the USA Chinese Martial Arts Team
                            (World Games 2008). He is one of the few foreigners in the world to train
                            in seclusion at the Shaolin Temple. His work with the Shaolin Monks
                            landed him a spot as one of Donnie Yen’s elite K-Stars for martial arts
                            stunt work in Hong Kong cinema. His martial arts abilities have also
                            lead him to do work for Warner Brothers as a motion capture artist for
                            The Mortal Kombat video game.

                             CHII SAKURABI - Friday & Saturday
                             Chii Sakurabi is a J-POP singer from Tokyo, Japan. She has performed
                             live throughout Tokyo for over three years and recently moved to the       EIEN STRIFE - Friday & Saturday Night
                             United States where she is expanding her music career internationally.     Also don’t miss Eien Strife’s Stories of Adventuring on Friday at 8 pm located in Panel 2.
                             Chii and composer Nucky have written original songs with a fantasy         Eien Strife is a high energy musical show that brings the story of Terina to life. The four characters
                             world concept. Chii released her first album, “Mirage,” in November        of the game Cheydra, Raien, Kale, and Lyren come together on stage and perform a visually and
                             2011. This album has both high-energy and ambient styles, including        musically stunning concert. Throughout the act the audience is entertained by adventure themed
                             some songs with English and Japanese versions. With Chii’s amazing         music, characters in cosplay putting on a high energy performance, and a unique story that has
                             voice and adorable dances, you can’t help but fall entranced into her      never been told before. The crowd will not only experience an unforgettable concert, but feel at-
                             world! Chii’s current ambition is to share Japanese fairytales through     tached to the characters and story of Terina.
                             music. Enjoy her fantasy world! Visit Chii online at www.chiisakurabi.
                             com and on Facebook at

                            SAMURAI DAN - All Weekend
                            The husband and wife team of Daniel and Jillian Coglan are full-time
                            martial art instructors, specializing in 16th century Samurai arts.

                            When not teaching at their dojo, the Kojokan, they travel the United
                            States performing and teaching the ancient ways of the most famous
                            warriors in history. With a combined 35 years of experience, their
                            show is a unique blend of history, combative skill, and humor, de-
signed to educate and entertain audiences both large and small. Beyond their martial skills, the
dynamic duo collaborated to write, direct, host, and star in a 12 episode TV series entitled, “The
Way of The Samurai.” Daniel is also an author, with several martial art articles published, and is
currently working on his second full-length novel.

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Featured Presenters                                                                                                                                    Autograph Policy

                  “AND SEWING IS HALF THE BATTLE!”                                   Autograph Policy
                  Costuming has been a key part of fandom since the 1930s,           • AnimeWorld Indianapolis is the perfect place to get your official merchandise autographed by
                  and it’s one of the most unique and personal things you can          some of the industry’s greats! If you would like to get an autograph from one of our convention’s
                  do at a convention. It’s all about using yourself as an artistic     guests, please adhere to the following policies:
                  medium – and, of course, it’s great fun!                           • Each attendee is allowed a maximum of two (2) items to be autographed at any one time by a
                                                                                       convention guest.
                  “…And Sewing Is Half the Battle!” is a cosplay group based         • In order to keep the line moving, please refrain from having lengthy conversations with guests,
                  in the Midwest. In addition to their successful competitive ca-      or engaging any other behavior that takes up an inordinate amount of time.
                  reer, “…And Sewing Is Half The Battle!” presents dozens of         • Guests may be willing to take photos with attendees or be filmed for short periods of time, but
                  instructional seminars and hands-on workshops for costum-            not always. If you would like to photograph or record a guest, obtain their permission BEFORE
                  ers of all levels each year. Whether you’re just curious about       doing so.
                  costuming or an experienced cosplayer, you’re sure to learn        • Guests will only autograph official merchandise and are trained to recognize illegal copies.
                  something new from these cosplay panels (as well as be               Leave those bootlegged DVDs at home!
                  entertained by amusing tales of cosplay kludges and inventive      • Guests may refuse to autograph something for whatever reasons they feel necessary. Please
                  ways to use trash)!                                                  respect their wishes.
                                                                                     • On rare occasions, guests may give out merchandise or draw small sketches along with their
                  Check out “…And Sewing is Half the Battle!” on Facebook or           autographs. If you receive one of these gifts, consider yourself one of the lucky few! Do not
                  Twitter @ASIHTB.                   assume you will get a gift simply because other attendees have received them, as time and sup-
                                                                                       plies are extremely limited.
                                                                                     • Autograph lines tend to be long and form early, so be prepared to wait! AnimeWorld Indianapo-
                                                                                       lis cannot guarantee that you will get an autograph from a guest even if you have been waiting in
                                                                                       line. Lines may be dissolved so that other convention events may begin on time.
                                                                                     • AnimeWorld Indianapolis reserves the right to deny entrance into autograph lines at any time
                                                                                       in order to prepare for upcoming events and ensure that other convention events will stay on
                                                                                     • Please respect our honored guests. Anyone found participating in rude or prohibited behavior
                                                                                       towards the convention guests will be ejected from the autograph line and not allowed to re-

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Hotel Convention Map                                                                                                                                                          Hotel Convention Map

                                                                        Conference Center
                                                                                                                                                                  Green Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                   SECOND FLOOR
                                                                                                                                          Plaza Ballroom
                                                                        Conference Center Foyer

                                                                                                                                          Main Programming
                                                                                                                                Suite                                Event                  Registration
                 Crosspointe Suite                                                                                                 7     Plaza    Plaza    Plaza     Plaza
                                                                                                                                           A        B        C         D
           Keystone Boardroom                                                                                                  Panel 3
                                             Gaming                                                                             Suite                                                    Office

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Suite 12    Suite 14

                                                                         Artist Alley
                                                                                                                                                 Suite    Suite

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Video A

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Video B
                                                                                                                                Suite             8        9
                                                   In                                          2
                                                                                                                                                   Con Ops
                                                                                                                               Panel 2
                                                                                                         Metro Suite
                                                                                                                                Suite                                                                       Suite       Suite
                                                                                                                                   4                                                                         11          13

                                                                                        Artist Alley
                                                                  Out                                    Woodfield Salon

                                                                                                         Haverstick Salon       Suite
                                                                                                         Woodfield Boardroom
                                Clearwater Ballroom A                                                                          Panel 1
                                     Clearwater Ballroom B
                                                                                                         Haverstick Salon
                                                                                                         Executive Boardroom                                                                          Console         Gaming
Ground Level                                                                                                                       2
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gaming            Suite
       Arcade Gaming                      Crosspointe Suite & Keystone Boardroom                                                         Main Programming              Plaza Ballroom A-C
       Vendors 1                          Clearwater Ballroom A & B                                                                      Panel 1                       Suite 2-3
       Vendors 2                          Metro Suite                                                                                    Panel 2                       Suite 4-5
       Photobooth                         Woodsield & Haverstick Salon                                                                   Panel 3                       Suite 6-7
       Artist Alley                       Main Hallways                                                                                  Video 1                       Suite 11-12
       Guest Signings                     Metro Suite                                                                                    Video 2                       Suite 13-14
                                                                                                                                         Tabletop Gaming               Suite 15
                                                                                                                                         Video Gaming                  Suite 16
                                                                                                                                         Con Operations                Suite 8-9
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Friday Programming Schedule                                                                                                                                      Friday Programming Schedule

             Main Programming                   Panel 1                 Panel 2                   Panel 3                         Guest Signings     Tabletop Gaming        Video Gaming             Video A                Video B
TIME         (Plaza Ballroom A, B, C)          (Suite 2, 3)             (Suite 4, 5)             (Suite 6, 7)        TIME           (Metro Suite)        (Suite 15)            (Suite 16)          (Suite 11-12)           (Suite 13-14)

1:00 p.m.                                                                                                            1:00 p.m.
             Opening Ceremonies
1:30 p.m.                                                                                                            1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.      closed for setup             American Voice                                                           2:00 p.m.
                                                                                          Gankutsuou: The Count of                                                                                  Excel Saga          Ouran HS Host Club
                                          Acting, It’s more than
2:30 p.m.                                                                                      Monte Cristo          2:30 p.m.                                                                         (1-3)                   (1-3)
                                                Gaming!                                                                             Alexis Tipton      Open Gaming
                 Kabuki Theater
3:00 p.m.                                   closed for setup                                                         3:00 p.m.     Robert Axelrod                            Open Gaming

3:30 p.m.                                     The Best of          Epic Battle of Anime                              3:30 p.m.                                                                         K-On!                 Boys Be
                                                                          part 1          Props & Accessories For
                 The Way of the              Robert Axelrod                                                                                                                                             (1-3)                 (1-3)
4:00 p.m.           Samurai
                                                                                                  Cosplay            4:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.                                   closed for setup                                                         4:30 p.m.       Kyle Hebert
                                                                                                                                  Christopher Smith Magic the Gathering                                                      Clannad
5:00 p.m.      closed for setup
                                             Voice Acting Vs       Legend of Korra: The                              5:00 p.m.                                                                    Summer Wars                  (1-3)
                                                                     Discussion Panel
5:30 p.m.                                     Stage Acting                                                           5:30 p.m.                                             Ultimate Marvel vs
             Concert: Chii Sakurabi                                                         Makeup For Cosplay                                                                                                          FMA: Brotherhood
                                                                                                                     6:00 p.m.                                                  Capcom 3
6:00 p.m.                                   closed for setup        History & Mythology                                           Todd Haberkorn                                                                             OVAs
                                                                   in Manga, Anime, and                                                                                                                                       (1-4)
6:30 p.m.      closed for setup                                          Live Action                                 6:30 p.m.                                                                        Bleach
                                        Video Game Voice Acting
                                                                                                                     7:00 p.m.                                                                        (60-62)
7:00 p.m.                                                                                                                           Chii Sakurabi                            Open Gaming                                    Last Exile
              Concert: Eien Strife                                                           Cosplay + Camera                                                                                                                 (1-3)
7:30 p.m.                                   closed for setup         Sailor Man’s Drag                               7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                       Open Gaming
                                                                            Race                                     8:00 p.m.                                                                    Gurren Lagann
8:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                              (1-3)
                                                                                                                                                                             Mystery Retro                                    (1-3)
8:30 p.m.                                                                                                            8:30 p.m.                                                Tournament
                                             Formal Dance                                  Big Damn Gameshow
9:00 p.m.                                                                                                            9:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m.       Closed for setup                                                                                     9:30 p.m.                                                                         Big O               RahXephon
                                                                                                                                                                                                       (1-3)                  (1-3)
10:00 p.m.                                                                                                           10:00 p.m.
                                                                      D20 Girls Otaku                                                               Late Night Apples to
10:30 p.m.        Anime Hell
                                                                         Karaoke                                     10:30 p.m.                           Apples                                                        Legend of Koizumi
                                                                                          Voice Acting Tournament
11:00 p.m.                                                                                                           11:00 p.m.                                                                      Higurashi
                                                                                                                                                                             Open Gaming               (1-4)
11:30 p.m.                                                                                                           11:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Death Note (film)
12:00 a.m.                                                                                                           12:00 a.m.
              Midnight Madness                                                                                                                                                                  Helising Ultimate (1)
12:30 a.m.                                                                                                           12:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                     1:00 a.m.                                                                    Con Shut Down           Con Shut Down
                                                                                                                     1:30 a.m.

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Saturday Programming Schedule                                                                                                                               Saturday Programming Schedule

             Main Programming                Panel 1                 Panel 2                    Panel 3                          Guest Signings      Tabletop Gaming        Video Gaming               Video A               Video B
TIME         (Plaza Ballroom A, B, C)       (Suite 2, 3)            (Suite 4, 5)               (Suite 6, 7)         TIME           (Metro Suite)          (Suite 15)            (Suite 16)           (Suite 11-12)         (Suite 13-14)
9:00 a.m.                                                                                                           9:00 a.m.                                                                      Detective Conan          Outlaw Star
9:30 a.m.    Masquerade Skit Review                              The Real Saturday                                  9:30 a.m.                                                                           (1-3)                  (1-3)
             & Rehearsal (Masquer-                               Morning Cartoons
10:00 a.m.    ade participants only)                                                                                10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.                               Closed for setup                                                           10:30 a.m.                                                                       Sailor Moon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Read or Die
                                                                                        Masquerade Craftsman-                                                                                            (1-3)
11:00 a.m.       Closed for setup        Mock Combat with                                                           11:00 a.m.
                                                                  Girl Power AMVs       ship Judging (Masquer-
11:30 a.m.                                Kent Williams                                  ade participants only)     11:30 a.m.
                                                                The Good, The Bad,                                                                                            Open Gaming            Weiss Kreuz
12:00 p.m.                                                                                                          12:00 p.m.     Alexis Tipton
                                                                The Ugly: Manga vs                                                                                                                      (1-3)               Appleseed
12:30 p.m.   No Sword, No Problem!       Closed for setup       Anime vs Live Action                                12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m.                               Lord zedd’s the Ins &                                                       1:00 p.m.    Todd Haberkorn        Open Gaming                                 Rurouni Kenshin
                                        Outs of Anime writing   Wig Dos and Don’ts                                                                                                                      (5-7)
1:30 p.m.    Discover Your Dragon: VG                                                                               1:30 p.m.                                                                                                Fairy Tail
              Mocap and Martial Arts                                                                                                                                                                                           (6-8)
2:00 p.m.            Lifesfyle           Closed for setup        Beginning Origami       The Art of Found Object    2:00 p.m.       Kyle Hebert                              DDR tournament        Azumanga Daioh
                                                                   and Beyond                                                                                              (in the Arcade room
2:30 p.m.        Closed for setup         Ninja Weapons                                          Cosplay            2:30 p.m.    Christopher Smith                               2pm -5pm)              (1-3)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Soul Eater
3:00 p.m.                                    of Death           So You Want to Wear      A Parent’s View: Why       3:00 p.m.                                                Mario Kart Wii         Melancholy of             (1-3)
                                                                     Contacts?          Does My Kid Have Green
3:30 p.m.     Concert: Chii Sakurabi     Closed for setup                                                           3:30 p.m.     Robert Axelrod                             2:30 pm - 4pm         Haruhi Suzumiya
                                                                                           Hair & Cat Ears?
4:00 p.m.                                                           Good AMVs             Conducting Effective      4:00 p.m.                                                                                            Record of Lodoss
                                          Live Radio Show
4:30 p.m.        Closed for setup                                                         Celebrity Interviews      4:30 p.m.      Chii Sakurabi                                                                            War (1-3)
                                                                                                                                                                              Halo Reach
5:00 p.m.                                Closed for setup                                                           5:00 p.m.                             Yu-gi-oh                                  Hetalia: World
                                                                                        Tokusatsu for Beginners                                                                                        Series
5:30 p.m.          Masquerade                                    The Epic Battle of                                 5:30 p.m.                           Tournament
                                        Samurai Sword Class                                                                                                                                                                 Saiunkoku
                                                                  Anime – Part 2                                                                                                                                               (1-3)
6:00 p.m.                                                                                  Anime Jeoparody          6:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.                                Closed for setup                                                           6:30 p.m.                                                 Super Smash          Trigun: Badlands      Save Me! Lollipop
                312ACTION: Stunts,                                                                                                                                           Brothers Brawl             Rumble
7:00 p.m.       Weapons, FIGHTS!                                                        You Only Hurt/Comfort the   7:00 p.m.                                                                                                  (1-3)
                                         Ninja Sword Class         Photoshop 101
                 Closed for setup                                                            Ones You Love
7:30 p.m.                                                                                                           7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                       Open Gaming
8:00 p.m.                                                                                Bishoujo Senshi Sailor     8:00 p.m.                                                                        Black Butler         School Rumble
               Concert: Eien Strife                                                              Moon                                                                                                    (1-3)                (1-3)
8:30 p.m.                                                       Ninja Ninja Challenge                               8:30 p.m.
9:00 p.m.                                                                               C’MON VOGUE: A Guide        9:00 p.m.                                                                                                Initial D
                                                                                          to Posing in Cosplay                                                                                     Generator Gawl
                 Closed for setup        Closed for setup                                                           9:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                              (1-3)                   (1-4)
10:00 p.m.                                 Dragonbald: A          Nura: Rise of the       So You Want To Be A       10:00 p.m.
                                                                    Yokai Clan               Photographer?                                           Midnight Late Night    Anime World Idol
                                        Dragonball Evolution                                                                                                                                     Cowboy Bebop (17, 22)
10:30 p.m.                                  Roast (18+)
                                                                                                                    10:30 p.m.                           Munchkin             (Rock Band)
11:00 p.m.                                                      Cardfight Vanguard:                                 11:00 p.m.
                   RaveWorld                                    The Anime and Card      What’s Next Hentai (18+)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Death Note: The
11:30 p.m.                                                             Game                                         11:30 p.m.                                                                     Hellsing Ultimate       Last Name
12:00 a.m.                                                                                                          12:00 a.m.                                                                           (2, 3)
                                                                                          YAOI Olympics! (18+)
12:30 a.m.                                                                                                          12:30 a.m.

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Sunday Programming Schedule                                                                                                                                 Sunday Programming Schedule

             Main Programming                   Panel 1                  Panel 2                    Panel 3                        Guest Signings Tabletop Gaming   Video Gaming         Video A          Video B
TIME         (Plaza Ballroom A, B, C)          (Suite 2, 3)             (Suite 4, 5)               (Suite 6, 7)       TIME          (Metro Suite)     (Suite 15)       (Suite 16)      (Suite 11-12)     (Suite 13-14)

9:00 a.m.                                                                                                             9:00 a.m.                                                         Superbook
                                                                                                                      9:30 a.m.                                                           (3, 6)
9:30 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                    (1-3)
10:00 a.m.                                                                                                            10:00 a.m.                                                       Blue Exorcist
                                                                      Para Para Time
                                                                                            Super-Hyper-Ultra-Mega-                                                                        (1-3)
10:30 a.m.      AMV Showcase                Closed for setup                                                          10:30 a.m.                                                                       Sengoku Basara
                                                                                            Abridged Guide to Anime
11:00 a.m.                                Robert Axelrod’s Life    The World of Kimono
                                                                                                  of the 1990s        11:00 a.m.                                                      Madoka Magica
                                        with Lord zedd & Beyond                                                                                                                           (1-3)
11:30 a.m.                                                                                                            11:30 a.m.                                                                       Samurai Champloo
                                            Closed for setup                                                                                        Open Gaming     Pokemon Stadium                          (1-2)
12:00 p.m.      Closed for setup                                                            Masquerade Feedback &     12:00 p.m.                                         (N64)
                                                                       Just A Minute              Staff Chat
12:30 p.m.                                                                                                            12:30 p.m.                                                        Durarara!!          DBz Kai
              All Voice Actor Q&A        Fear The Anime Chick
1:00 p.m.                                                                                                             1:00 p.m.                                                           (1-3)              (1-3)
                                                                   The D20 Girls Project:
1:30 p.m.                                                            Who Are They?           Japanese Folklore: An    1:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Ranma 1/2           Slayers
                                                                                                Anime Primer
2:00 p.m.                                                                                                             2:00 p.m.                                                           (1-3)              (1-3)
                                            It Doesn’t Get Any
2:30 p.m.                                                          Adaptations Across                                 2:30 p.m.
                                          Better: The History of
                                                                       Countries                                                                                                        Baccano!       Full Metal Panic!
3:00 p.m.                                  (Bad) Video Games                                                          3:00 p.m.                                                           (1-3)
                                                                                             Convention Feedback                                                                                             (1-3)
3:30 p.m.       Closed for setup                                                                                      3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m.                                                                                                             4:00 p.m.                                                        Room Closes      Room Closes
              Closing Ceremonies
4:30 p.m.                                                                                                             4:30 p.m.

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Panel Descriptions                                                                                                                                                                    Panel Descriptions

312ACTION: Stunts, Weapons, FIGHTS!                                                                             A Parent’s View: Why Does My Kid Have Green Hair And Cat Ears?
SA 7:00pm - 7:30pm      Main                                                                                    FR 3:00pm - 4:00pm         Panel 3
312ACTION presents high intensity, high flying, high level exhibition of martial arts! Our act includes indi-   Parents are often (justifiably) mystified when it comes to the strange hobbies their children become in-
vidual performances, group sets, and choreographed fights. Come watch, as we present the action only            volved in. This panel addresses some of parents’ most common concerns about conventions and fandom,
found in Hollywood movies, right before your eyes!                                                              from the perspective of a Real Live Parent (accept no substitutes)! Also included in this presentation are a
                                                                                                                brief history of fandom as we know it, a list of anime terms every parent should know, and helpful resourc-
Adaptations Across Countries                                                                                    es for parents to stay informed about their kids’ interests. Questions and discussion are welcome!
SU 2:00pm - 4:00pm        Panel 2
What happens when our favorite stories and franchises are adapted for a foreign demographic? When               Beginning Origami and Beyond
Spiderman is writen by Japanese producers, Batman authored by a highly respected artist, when Street            SA 2:00pm - 3:00pm       Panel 2
Fighter is given a Saturday morning cartoon, or the mixing three series into one universe in Robotech? Find     Origami, the art of Japanese paper-folding, is a fun and inexpensive hobby that can be enjoyed by people
out in Adaptations Across Countries!                                                                            of all ages. Beginners: Come get an introduction to origami and learn to fold a basic project! Veterans:
                                                                                                                Come and flex your paper-folding muscles by trying out some more difficult models and crease patterns.
All Voice Acting Q&A                                                                                            Paper, origami books, and instructions will be provided!
SU 12:30pm - 1:30pm       Main
Join all of Anime World’s voice actors in a open floor question and answer session.                             Big Damn Gameshow
                                                                                                                FR 8:00pm - 10:00pm      Panel 3
American Voice Acting, It’s More Than Gameing                                                                   Wheldon Smiley is making his Indianapolis debut and he’s going old school! Mass audience participation
FR 2:00pm - 3:00pm      Panel 1                                                                                 and video clips from your favorite anime make this a must see.
Come along with Chris Smith on a journey in to his past and present voice acting roles!
                                                                                                                Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
AMV Showcase                                                                                                    SA 8:00pm - 9:00pm         Panel 3
SU 10:00am - 12:00pm Main                                                                                       Hold it right there! I won’t let you go through an entire con without discussing your favorite super heroine,
The swell of the music, the jump cuts on the beat, the flawlessly in-sync lip flaps . . . What’s not to love    Sailor Moon! Ever wonder which Scout is the most insane? Who is the most boy crazy? Do you want to
about AMVs??? Come see this showcase of awesome anime music videos! Our staff’s been working hard               tell me your thoughts on the latest manga and toy release? Sailor Moon Says, “Stop by this panel or be
to collect them, all for your enjoyment . . .                                                                   punished!” In the name of the Moon!

Anime Hell                                                                                                      Cardfight Vanguard The Anime and Card game.
FR 10:00pm - 12:00am      Main                                                                                  SA 11:00pm - 12:00am Panel 2
There is no suitable description for the melange of short clips, commercials, parodies, and all-around          Come learn about a new Anime called Cardfight Vanguard. Also learn about the card game that goes along
weird stuff that is Anime Hell. You must experience it for yourself to understand.                              with the Anime. The basic rules and the style of play for the card game that is taking Japan by storm.

Anime Jeoparody                                                                                                 C’MON VOGUE: A Guide to Posing in Cosplay
SA 6:00pm - 7:00pm      Panel 3                                                                                 SA 9:00pm - 10:00pm      Panel 3
Think you know everything about Anime? Did you answer that in the form of a question? Then come and             Learn about the ins and out of posing for cosplay! We’ll also give you a run through about how to execute
prove your knowledge on Anime Jeoparody!                                                                        those awesome jumping, punching, kick shots safely! (Presented by renowned cosplay photographers The

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Conducting Effective Celebrity Interviews                                                                       Discover your Dragon: VG Mocap and Martial Arts Lifesfyle
SA 4:00pm - 5:00pm         Panel 3                                                                              SA 1:30pm - 2:30pm       Main
When the opportunity arises to interview a celebrity for print media, broadcast or a website, what things       Kungfu-cious (Don Hyun K) and 312ACTION presents to you a panel discussion about our work in the video
can you do to encourage responses that will be of special interest to your audience? What things set you        game industry! For those of you still unacquainted, 312ACTION a martial arts performance team based in
apart from the “average” interviewer, and perhaps even make you more likely to be offered additional            Chicago. Our work includes popular games such as Mortal Kombat (2011). Kungfu-cious (author of “Dis-
interview opportunities in the future? This panelist has spent years doing interviews with recording artists,   cover Your Dragon”), will talk about his book and share his knowledge of KUNG-FU!
sports figures, politicians and others, and has had hundreds of articles and interviews published in national
magazines and newspapers. Come learn what makes a good interview -- both for you and for the one(s)             Dragonbald: a Dragonball Evolution Roast (18+)
being interviewed! :)                                                                                           SA 10:00pm - 11:30pm Panel 1
                                                                                                                The voice of the Narrator from DBz (Kyle Hebert) screens the live action cinematic turkey and skewers
Cosplay + Camera                                                                                                it with jokes and jabs on a live solo audio commentary, MST3K style. Legends never die. They just get
FR 7:00pm - 8:00pm       Panel 3                                                                                screwed up by Hollywood.
What to do before, well before, during, and after a photoshoot so that you end up with magnificent cosplay
photos to be treasured and envied for ages! Also come to learn some amateur tips for when you’re the one        Fear the Anime Chick
behind the camera snapping photos of other cosplayers. Photographers are also encourage to come to              SU 12:30pm - 1:30pm       Panel 1
share their experiences and wisdom with others!                                                                 Self-defense class for the girls, re-affirming what the Samurai knew... NO means NO!

Concert: Chii                                                                                                   Formal Dance
FR 5:30pm - 6:30pm        Main                    SA 3:00pm - 4:30pm     Main                                   FR 8:00pm - 9:30pm       Panel 1
Chii Sakurabi in person for a live concert event.                                                               Pull out your dancing shoes and join in Anime World’s formal dance. Fancy dress attire required!

Concert: Eien Strife                                                                                            Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
FR 7:00pm - 8:00pm         Main                   SA 8:00pm - 9:30pm     Main                                   FR 2:00pm - 3:00pm         Panel 3
Eien Strife in person for a live concert event.                                                                 The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas, is an extremely famous and influential novel that has
                                                                                                                been reimagined in various forms: cinema, television, and now anime. But when it was published, it was
Convention Feedback                                                                                             shocking, sensational, and downright scandalous! Join us for a discussion and comparative look at the
SU 3:00pm - 4:00pm       Panel 3                                                                                original work, various film and TV interpretations, and the anime. We even have rare film footage that you
At AnimeWorld Expos, we’re all about delivering what YOU want! Have an idea for next year? A guest              won’t see anywhere else!
you’re dying to see? An event you’d like to suggest? We want to hear your ideas!
                                                                                                                Girl Power AMVs
D20 Girls Otaku Karaoke                                                                                         SA 11:00am - 12:00pm Panel 2
FR 9:00pm - 12:00am      Panel 2                                                                                GIRL POWER: Girls can kick some major butt, AND look good doing it! The D20 Girls Project presents a
Dust off those vocal cords and become a star! Sing along to some of your favorite anime and J-Pop songs.        selection of AMVs that shows us just what Girl Power is all about!
The D20 Girls have over 200 songs for you to choose from, along with lyrics. Not a singer? That’s okay! Who
says you have to be fantastic for karaoke? You just have to be ready to have some fun!                          Good AMVs
                                                                                                                SA 4:00pm - 5:00pm    Panel 2
D20 Girls Panel - “The D20 Girls Project: Who are they?”                                                        Do you like AMVs? We do too! Here are a bunch of good ones we’ve found.
SU 1:00pm - 2:00pm        Panel 2
The D20 Girls is a nationwide non-for-profit organization aimed at raising awareness of women in several
different industries such as comic books and gaming. Attend this discussion panel to meet some of the
girls and find out more about what they do.
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History and Mythology and Its Effect on Japan’s Manga, Anime, and Live Action Industry                        ered a new Avatar named Korra and although we have only seen trailers and pencil tests, I believe that
FR 6:00pm - 7:00pm       Panel 2                                                                              Korra can save Nickelodeon.
Would InuYasha been created without Japanese Mythology? Would half of the Anime, Manga or Live
Action Japanese products be the same without it. Who knows? We will take a look into the history and          Live Radio Show
mythology of the world, and how it affects some of our favorite Japanese Anime, Manga, and Live Action        SA 4:00pm - 5:00pm       Panel 1
entertainment industry.                                                                                       The Adventures of the Crimson Ferret: Carnage Asada! Come hear Todd Haberkorn, Kent Williams, Kyle
                                                                                                              Hebert, Christopher Smith, and Alexis Tipton bring this original live audio cartoon to life with hilarious
It Doesn’t Get Any Better: The History of (Bad) Video Games                                                   characters, music, and sound effects! Hear the fun! Taste the Lols! Smell the fear! As your favorite VAs
SU 2:00 pm - 4:00pm          Panel 1                                                                          take on the third and newest in the Crimson Ferret saga! Can our hero hope to win out against his nemesis,
You’ve undoubtedly played some bad games in your time – but have you ever wondered just how bad a             Muchas Gaseous? You’ll just have to come and see! Errr... hear.
game could be? Join us for a trip through some of the lamest, worst-conceived, mind-blowing bad games
of all time, from E.T. to Limbo of the Lost!                                                                  Lord Zedd’s the ins and outs of anime writing
                                                                                                              SA 1:00pm - 2:00pm        Panel 1
Japanese Folklore: An Anime Primer                                                                            Robert teaches some of the basics to creating a successful voice over career, then gives the fans a
SU 1:00pm - 3:00pm         Panel 3                                                                            chance to ‘audition’ on the microphone with actual professional voice over copy.
What’s the difference between bakemono and ayakashi? What are those little creatures that show up in
your favorite anime? Get the most from your anime and Asian cinema experience when you understand             Makeup For Cosplay
the cultural background! Learn the basics of Japanese mythology in this folklore primer, and see examples     FR 5:00pm - 7:00pm        Panel 3
in action with video clips from popular anime series.                                                         No costume is complete without appropriate makeup! Makeup can make you truly resemble your charac-
                                                                                                              ter and look better in photos. Learn how to look more masculine or more feminine, give yourself enormous
Just a Minute                                                                                                 anime eyes, change your ethnicity, create alien prostheses, or add special effects. We’ll show you what
SU 12:00pm - 1:00pm    Panel 2                                                                                you need and how to achieve the effect you want.
Based upon a popular BBC panel show, Just a Minute will have people speaking on a given topic of anime
or geekdom for one minute without hesitation, deviation or repetition.                                        Masquerade
                                                                                                              SA 5:00pm - 7:00pm       Main
Kabuki Theater                                                                                                Come cheer for AWI’s most amazing cosplayers as they compete for Craftsmanship and Performance
FR 2:30am - 3:30pm       Main                                                                                 awards in AWI’s costume contest! The evening will be hosted by Stripper Vash and Voltz, two of the Mid-
Actor Kent Williams offers an interactive experience of this traditional Japanese theater art form, provid-   west’s most entertaining – or should we say infamous? – MCs.
ing a hands-on exploration of the kabuki theatre style. Workshop participants learn the basic movement
techniques of the samurai (male) and onnagata (female), wear kimono costumes, and learn the use of hand       Masquerade Feedback & Staff Chat
fans. Time permitting, Kent will apply kumadori, the kabuki makeup, on willing actors. The Japanese kabuki    SU 12:00pm - 1:00pm       Panel 3
workshop culminates in a short staging of a traditional folktale scene using newly-learned skills. Lots of    Join your Masquerade staff for an informal Q&A and feedback session! We’ll answer your questions about
fun; no experience necessary; all ages welcome to participate!                                                judging criteria, planning and staging the show -- and if you have a suggestion for how we could make it a
                                                                                                              better experience, we’d love to hear it!
Legend of Korra: The Discussion Panel
FR 5:00pm - 6:00pm      Panel 2                                                                               Midnight Madness
Long ago, Nickelodeon showed good 90’s shows and cartoons in harmony. Then, everything changed                FR 12:00am - 2:00am       Main
when Big Time Rush, iCarly, and the wannabe cartoons attacked. Only the Avatar: The Last Airbender            See the latest parodies, fandubs and fan-created films on the big screen in this late-night film fest!
could stop them, but when we needed it most, reruns of the show vanished. Time passed, and we discov-

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Mock Combat With Kent Williams                                                                                   Props & Accessories For Cosplay
SA 11:00am - 12:00pm Panel 1                                                                                     FR 3:00pm - 5:00pm         Panel 3
Join Kent Williams in am educational staged combat workshop extravaganza.                                        Nothing defines a character like a signature weapon or a unique piece of jewelry, but props can often
                                                                                                                 be more difficult to find or create than the fabric clothing of costumes. Don’t let your amazing costume
Ninja Ninja Challenge                                                                                            be brought down by a bad prop, when for just a few bucks you can make something that completes your
SA 8:00pm - 10:00pm       Panel 2                                                                                look! We’ll cover the pros and cons of various construction materials, as well as help you save money and
Come join Godly Team Cosplay for 2hrs of improv, games, and fun as teams of Ninja battle it out towards          recycle materials.
victory!! For Honor!! For the Clan!! For Ramen!! ...And yes, there will be Wasabi...
Ninja Sword Class                                                                                                SA 10:00pm - 1:00am     Main
SA 7:00pm - 8:00pm      Panel 1                                                                                  Dance the night away at the rave! Our DJs will start spinning directly following the Saturday concerts.
The cunning reverse-grip sword style of the ninja, featuring real cuts and moves for the ninja-otaku in all of
us!                                                                                                              Robert A life With Lord Zedd & Beyond
                                                                                                                 SU 11:00am - 12:00pm Panel 1
Ninja Weapons of Death                                                                                           Robert assays his entire career story, from comedy in kindergarten, through the Power Ranger years and
SA 2:30pm - 3:30pm        Panel 1                                                                                beyond to present time. Question & Answer.
Non-traditional weapons of feudal Japan examined, with historical references and terminology, along with
the actual uses of the various weapons.                                                                          Sailor Man’s Drag Race!!
                                                                                                                 FR 7:00pm - 9:00pm        Panel 2
No Sword, No Problem                                                                                             Ladies and Gentleman! Activate those crystals and join us for Sailor Man’s Drag Race!! Come on down to
SA 12:30pm - 1:30pm       Main                                                                                   this fun-filled extravaganza! We’ll select 5 contestants to complete challenges and lip sync for the lives to
This energetic show features the empty-hand skills of the Samurai, demonstrated with great enthusiam by          American Sailor Moon hits. All to WIN the title of Anime World Indy’s Sailor Moon Superstar!!
Jillian on her hapless husband!
                                                                                                                 Samurai Sword Class
Nura: Rise of the yokai Clan                                                                                     SA 5:30pm - 6:30pm        Panel 1
SA 10:00pm - 11:00pm Panel 2                                                                                     Not a boffer class! Real Samurai sword moves and concepts taught by a professional swordsman to con-
We will be discussing The Anime and Manga of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan. we will talk about the story          goers.
and the characters. (Warning there may be SPOILERS)
                                                                                                                 So you Want To Be a Photographer?
Para Para Time                                                                                                   SA 10:00pm - 11:00pm Panel 3
SU 10:00am - 11:00am Panel 2                                                                                     A guide to basic cosplay photography for all different types of situations! (Presented by renowned cosplay
Do you envy those who know Para Para? Well, envy no more! Come learn a dance, and soon you’ll be Para            photographers The Enthusiasts!)
Para-ing like a pro!
                                                                                                                 So you Want to Wear Contacts?
Photoshop 101                                                                                                    SA 3:00pm - 4:00pm        Panel 2
SA 7:00pm - 8:00pm       Panel 2                                                                                 As wigs, costumes, shoes, and special items like contacts become cheaper on the cosplay market, it’s
A tour of how to give your photos that last touch to show off all that hard work. Learn what all those tools     easier than ever to try out some Sharingan lenses or whiteout zombie eyes! But if you’ve never worn
are and what they mean for you. Learn to “read” what a picture needs and what format you should save             contacts before, there is a lot to consider and research on before you go and stick a piece of plastic in
in. Learn what you should and should not do when it comes to crossing the line of processed and over             your eye. We’re not eye doctors, but we are 7-year contact-wearing veterans. We can help you decide if

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contacts are for you, teach how to care for them, put them in, take them out, and how to purchase these       The World of Kimono
lenses. First and foremost, we recommend seeing your official optometrist! We’re just here to give you        SU 11:00am - 12:00pm Panel 2
some user insight if you’re curious about this new affordable fad.                                            Come get a whirlwind introduction to the world of the Japanese kimono! Look at some beautiful kimono
                                                                                                              on display, get familiar with the different types of kimono and their accessories, and learn how to put on a
Super-Hyper-Ultra-Mega-Abridged Guide to Anime of the 1990s                                                   kimono or yukata.
SU 10:00am - 12:00pm Panel 3
If you discovered anime in a year beginning with 2, chances are you missed some of the most defining          The Real Saturday Morning Cartoons
series of American fandom. But never fear -- even if you don’t have time to watch Evangelion, Cowboy          SA 9:00am - 11:00am     Panel 2
Bebop, Slayers, Rurouni Kenshin AND all 200 episodes of Sailor Moon, we can still help you avoid making       You may have seen the others, but this is the real thing! The best clips from your childhood memories in
n00b mistakes. After this panel, you’ll be able to recognize cosplays, understand reference jokes, and sing   one 2-hour action packed show. If you don’t bring your PJs you’re really missing out.
along with zankoku na Tenshi no TE-zE like all the other fanboys and girls.
                                                                                                              Tokusatsu for Beginners
The Art of Found Object Cosplay                                                                               SA 5:00pm - 6:00pm         Panel 3
SA 2:00pm - 3:00pm       Panel 3                                                                              Learn of the Growing Japanese Sci-fi genre known as Tokusatsu. Come find the Origins of Power Rangers,
It’s a common dilemma: You want to cosplay, but you don’t have much cash. Or you don’t have access to         the history of Masked Rider, and little known fact of Tattoo Teenaged Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills (not
a sewing machine, and wouldn’t know what to do with it if you did. Or the con is in two days, and you don’t   really, we don’t want to torture you).
have time to make something from scratch. Sound familiar? If so, this panel is for you! We’ll show you
costumes made for less than $10, plus discuss character selection and how to build a complete costume         Video Game Voice Acting
out of things you have around the house.                                                                      FR 6:30pm - 7:30pm        Panel 1
                                                                                                              Wanna give your vocal cords a workout? Join Kyle Hebert (voice of Ryu in Street Fighter X Tekken) as he
The Best of Robert Axelrod                                                                                    directs volunteers from the audience with power up yells, fight reactions, and in-game dialog samples in
FR 3:300pm - 4:30pm     Panel 2                                                                               this interactive workshop.
Robert screens some of his best moments in voice over; Power Rangers and other Anime classics. Run-
ning commentary and Question & Answer.                                                                        Voice Acting Tournament
                                                                                                              FR 10:00pm - 12:00am      Panel 3
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Manga vs Anime vs Live Action                                                     Ever boast to your friends on how you can sound just like a favorite anime character? Now is your chance
SA 12:00pm - 1:00pm        Panel 2                                                                            to take the mic and show the world you can do it! From Lucky Star to Dragon Ball z, show us your voice
Does it really translate good? Can a Manga story transfer to an Anime and/or Live Action. Or can any of       acting talent and win prizes!
these combination transfer to another form? That is what we will be discussing in the Panel. What are the
Good, the Bad, and Ugly transfers?                                                                            Voice Acting Vs Stage Acting
                                                                                                              FR 5:00pm - 6:00pm       Panel 1
The Epic Battle of Anime                                                                                      Have you ever been in a play or taken an acting class and wondered if you could translate what you
FR Part 1 3:00pm - 5:00pm     Panel 2             SA Part 2 5:00pm - 7:00pm Panel 2                           learned to voice acting? Join Alexis Tipton as she explores the differences between acting for the stage
Bleach, One Piece, and Naruto. Top fighters now come together for an EPIC battle. Who will win? You           and voice acting!
decided! Believe it, I’m going to become King of the Pirates, Bankai!!
                                                                                                              What’s Next Hentai (18+)
The Way of the Samurai                                                                                        FR 11:00pm - 12:00am     Panel 3
FR 3:30am - 5:00pm           Panel 2                                                                          Play a guessing game and win prizes all while watching short clips from various hentai videos. (Must be 18
The majestic, almost poetic swordsmanship of Japan’s might warriors displayed with an abundance of            or older to attend.)
precision, skill, and of all things, humor.

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                                                                                                               Note: Episodes may be either subtitled or dubbed in English. It depends on what’s available and the layout of the
Wig Dos and Don’ts                                                                                             video rooms. (It’s hard to read subtitles when the heads in front of you are blocking the bottom of the screen!)
SA 1:00pm - 2:00pm         Panel 2                                                                             Please check the postings outside the video rooms to see which anime will be subbed and which will be dubbed.
A Wig 101 of sorts, this panel is more than basic wig education -- it’s aimed to prevent you from wandering
into the pitfalls of eBay scams, bad hair cuts, and a huge tangled mess of kankelon fibers! So if you’re new
to wigs, or haven’t had much luck with them, this is the panel for you! Learn how to decide where to buy,      FRIDAy - VIDEO A
basic methods of styling, and how to wear and care for your wigs so that they (and you) always look their      Excel Saga (ep 1-3) - Video A - Friday - 2pm
best!                                                                                                          Excel want to help her lord, Ilpalazzo, take over the planet - and her first mission is to exterminate all the world’s
                                                                                                               manga artists and animators! A madcap, absurdist parody of every kind of anime and entertainment genre.
yAOI Olympics! (18+)
SA 12:00am - 1:00am      Panel 3                                                                               K-On! (ep 1-3) - Video A - Friday - 3:15pm
                                                                                                               Despite a lack of musical talent, first year high school student Yui Hirasawa joins the light music club. (Castanets
Yaoi makes the world go round! Formerly Square Enix YAOI Olympics, join our hosts as we expand our             are easy enough!) But Ritsu (drums), Mio (bass), and Tsumugi (keyboard) think she might just be a guitar prodigy
YAOI fun to all anime and internet memes! Games, prizes, fun, and of course, YAOI!!! (Must be 18 or older      instead . . .
to attend.)
                                                                                                               Summer Wars (film) - Video A - Friday - 4:30pm
you Only Hurt/Comfort the Ones you Love                                                                        Eleventh-grader math genius Kenji Koiso receives a mysterious equation one night during his “summer job”
                                                                                                               (which is pretending to be his friend Natsuki’s fiance at her family reunion!). He solves it and unwittingly hijacks
SA 7:00pm - 8:00pm        Panel 3                                                                              the world’s largest social and business network.
Do you like it when your favorite character gets the tar beaten out of him? Do you enjoy the way his friends
worry over his injuries? Then you’re a fan of hurt/comfort! Come take a look at the what, why and how of       Bleach (ep 60-62) - Video A - Friday - 6:30pm
h/c - and get some anime sources of it, too.                                                                   End of The Rescue arc. Captain Hitsugaya discovers the horrible truth in the Central 46 Chambers and confronts
                                                                                                               the traitor. Now, to save Rukia, Ichigo and Renji must defeat the real villain who’s been deceiving them all.

                                                                                                               Tengen Toppen Gurren Lagann (ep 1-3) - Video A - Friday - 7:45pm
                                                                                                               Simon and his “big bro” Kamina are tired of living underground (literally). Everything changes when a giant robot
                                                                                                               - and a buxom gun-toting babe - fall from above. Can Simon and his drill (and maybe that other giant robot he
                                                                                                               found) save the day?

                                                                                                               The Big O (ep 1-3) - Video A - Friday - 9pm
                                                                                                               40 years ago in Paradigm City, everyone lost their memories - so no one really knows where all these monsters
                                                                                                               and giant robots keep coming from. Negotiator Roger Smith and the android Dorothy use their own mech - Big
                                                                                                               O - to keep the city safe.

                                                                                                               Higurashi When They Cry (ep 1-4) - Video A - Friday - 10:15pm
                                                                                                               Keiichi moves to the peaceful village of Hinamizawa one hot summer and befriends his new classmates Rena,
                                                                                                               Mion, Rika and Satoko. But soon he stumbles upon the town’s dark history, and suspects his new friends might
                                                                                                               not be what they seem.

                                                                                                               Hellsing Ultimate (OVA 1) - Video A - Friday - 11:55pm
                                                                                                               Hellsing is a covert organization dedicated to eradicating the world’s vampire population. One of their secret
                                                                                                               weapons is Alucard, an incredibly powerful vampire who enjoys hunting down his brethren. Policewoman Seras
                                                                                                               Victoria ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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FRIDAy - VIDEO B                                                                                                        SATURDAy - VIDEO A

Ouran High School Host Club (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 2pm                                                           Detective Conan (aka Case Closed) (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 9am
All Haruhi wants is a quiet place to study, but instead she stumbles across the Host Club - and their fancy vase!       17-year-old Kudo Shinichi is a “Modern Sherlock Holmes,” but one night a shady organization forces him to take
Now these ridiculously rich and handsome boys have inducted her into the club, and she must put up with their           a drug that turns him into a 7-year-old! Now he must solve murders and mysteries while searching for a way to
antics to repay her debt.                                                                                               reverse his transformation.

Boys Be . . . (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 3:15pm                                                                      Sailor Moon (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 10:15am
While their friends try to find love in their own ways, childhood friends Kyoichi and Chiharu suddenly find their re-   One day, a talking cat named Luna informs middle school student Usagi Tsukino that she is destined to be Sailor
lationship is becoming serious. This is the story of six high school students struggling through the ups and downs      Moon, a champion of love and justice! Now she and her friends must search for the Moon Princess, and fight to
of adolescent romance.                                                                                                  save the world from evil.

Clannad (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 4:30pm                                                                            Weiss Kreuz (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 11:30am
High school delinquent Tomoya Okazaki is resentful of his rough home life. Then one day he meets fellow student         Florists by day, assassins by night! These four bishies use their flower shop as cover for their missions, where
Nagisa Furukawa - a sickly girl who wants to restart the drama club - and his life begins shifting in a different       they “hunt the tomorrow” of criminal “dark beasts”. But each has his own reasons for joining the mysterious
direction.                                                                                                              organization Weiss.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (OVA 1-4) - Video B - Friday - 5:45pm                                                  Rurouni Kenshin (ep 5-7) - Video A - Saturday - 12:45pm
Four original video animations featuring the well-known and well-loved characters of the second FMA series:             It’s the Meiji era, and fighter-for-hire Sanosuke Sagara goes up against Kenshin Himura, who, despite his sunny
“The Blind Alchemist,” “Simple People,” “The Chronicle of Teacher,” “Yet Another Man’s Battlefield”                     disposition, has a dark past as the infamous Hitokiri Battousai . . . a past that’s about to catch up to him and his
                                                                                                                        new friends.
Last Exile (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 6:45pm
In the steampunk world of Prester, Claus and Lavie are couriers, piloting their vanship and trying to stay out of       Azumanga Daioh (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 2pm
the way of the warring nations Anatoray and Disith. But everything is about to change when they end up courier-         Slice of life vignettes through the eyes of some unusual high school girls and their teachers. Meet Chiyo (genius,
ing a young girl named Al.                                                                                              10 years old), Osaka (airheaded, easily distracted), Sakaki (tsundere, loves kitties), Tomo (loud, competitive), and
                                                                                                                        Yomi (megane, the sane one).
The Count of Monte Cristo: Gankutsuou (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 8pm
Young aristocrat Albert de Morcerf and his friend the Baron Franz d’Epinay travel from Paris to Luna for Carnival,      The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 3:15pm
and encounter the wealthy and charming Count of Monte Cristo. But there’s something sinister lurking behind             There’s more to new high school student Haruhi Suzumiya than meets the eye, and she has “no interest in
that vampiric, alien facade . . .                                                                                       ordinary humans.” So Kyon and his other classmates get dragged into the S.O.S. Brigade - Save our world by
                                                                                                                        Overloading it with fun Suzumiya Haruhi’s Brigade!
RahXephon (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 9:15pm
In Tokyo Jupiter, 17-year-old Ayato Kamina goes about his daily life - until futuristic invaders suddenly attack the    Hetalia: World Series (ep 1-17) - Video A - Saturday - 4:30pm
city, and giant humanoid robotic weapons called Dolem appear to defend it. Now Ayato must discover the truth            Prussia reminisces on his childhood as the Teutonic Knights. England catches a cold. Hungary hits France with
about the world . . . and himself.                                                                                      a frying pan. Boss Spain takes control of Southern Italy. The War of Austrian Succession begins. Italians can’t
Legend of Koizumi (ep 1-3) - Video B - Friday - 10:30pm
(episodes are approx. 7 minutes long) In which former prime minister of Japan Koizumi Junichiro settles diplo-          Trigun: Badlands Rumble (film) - Video A - Saturday - 6pm
matic affairs with various world leaders through EPIC MAHJONG GAMES.                                                    Rumor has it that the legendary bank robber Gasback is in Macca City, and so all the bounty hunters are headed
                                                                                                                        there to claim the $$300,000,000 reward! Vash the Stampede is going, too - even though his own bounty is a
Death Note (2006 live action film) - Video B - Friday - 10:55pm                                                         whopping $$60,000,000,000 . . .
Brilliant college student Yagami Light receives a Death Note and decides to use its power to remake the world.
The world’s greatest detective - known only as L - resolves to catch the person responsible for the sudden and          Black Butler (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 7:45pm
mysterious deaths of criminals worldwide.                                                                               12-year-old orphaned Lord Earl Ciel Phantomhive relies on his butler Sebastian for a great many things. He ex-
                                                                                                                        cels at making sweets, knows his way around cutlery, and always comes when his master calls. It’s only natural
                                                                                                                        for one hell of a butler.

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Video Programming                                                                                                                                                                                Video Programming

Generator Gawl (ep 1-3) - Video A - Saturday - 9pm                                                                      Save Me! Lollipop (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 6:30pm
Gawl, Koji, and Ryo - three young scientists from the future - travel back in time to change history and stop the       Nina thought it was candy, but it was actually the Crystal Pearl - and by swallowing it, she’s unwittingly entered
creation of genetically enhanced humans - known as generators - which, in their time, have become mankind’s             an intense sorcery examination! Two wizard boys, zero and Ichii, must protect her until they can sort out this
greatest threat.                                                                                                        mess.

Cowboy Bebop (ep 17, 22) - Video A - Saturday - 10:15pm                                                                 School Rumble (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 7:45pm
Two fan favorite episodes! “Mushroom Samba” - in which the crew of the Bebop eats some things they                      Tenma has fallen in love with her classmate Ooji, but he’s transferring to another school next year! At the same
shouldn’t - and “Cowboy Funk”- in which Spike finds a rival in fellow bounty hunter Cowboy Andy.                        time, her other classmate - the delinquent Kenji - is in love with Tenma. Will either be able to confess their feel-
                                                                                                                        ings and dissolve this love triangle?
Hellsing Ultimate (OVA 2-3) - Video A - Saturday - 11:05pm
Despite having the powerful vampire Alucard on their side, Hellsing headquarters is attacked and devastated by          Initial D (ep 1-4) - Video B - Saturday - 9pm
the vampire brothers Jan and Luke Valentine. Millenium also has something to do with it - a group led by surviv-        High school student Takumi Fujiwara is a gas station attendant by day, delivery boy by night. His impressive driv-
ing Nazi officials.                                                                                                     ing skills - in his souped up Toyota Sprinter AE86 Trueno - attract the attention of various speedsters, and soon
                                                                                                                        the race is on.

                                                                                                                        Death Note: The Last Name (2006 live action film) - Video B - Saturday - 10:40pm
SATURDAy - VIDEO B                                                                                                      Sequel to the Death Note live action film. Light Yagami schemes to outsmart L, the world’s greatest detective.
                                                                                                                        When Misa Amane appears, with her own Death Note and an obsession with Light, he plots to use her in his
Outlaw Star (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 9am                                                                         plans to defeat L.
Gene and Jim run a small business on a backwater planet, until the outlaw Hilda hires them as bodyguards.
Now they’re on the run from the law, pirates, aliens and assassins in the most advanced ship in the galaxy - the
Outlaw Star.                                                                                                            SUNDAy - VIDEO A

Read or Die (OVA 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 10:15am                                                                    Superbook (ep 3, 6) - Video A - Sunday - 9am
Yomiko Readman is “The Paper” - an underground operative for the British Library with the incredible power to           Two children - Chris and Joy - find a book that transports them (and their robot friend Gizmo) back in time to
control any kind of paper. When a book that could spell the end of the world is stolen, she must take it back at all    witness Bible stories first hand. Featuring: “The Flood” (Noah’s ark) and “Double Trouble” (the story of Jacob and
costs.                                                                                                                  Esau)

Appleseed (film) - Video B - Saturday - 11:30am                                                                         Blue Exorcist (ep 1-3) - Video A - Sunday - 9:50am
Humans and bioroids (artificial humans) seem to live harmoniously in the city of Utopia, but all is not as it seems.    Rin Okumura bears the curse of being Satan’s illegitimate son. After his foster father sacrifices himself to save
When Deunan Knute, a survivor of the wars, enters this perfect society, the tensions lurking beneath the surface        him from demons, Rin decides to become an exorcist and vows to defeat on Satan.
                                                                                                                        Puella Magi Madoka Magica (ep 1-3) - Video A - Sunday - 11:05am
Fairy Tail (ep 6-8) - Video B - Saturday - 1:20pm                                                                       14-year-old Madoka Kaname and her friend Sayaka Miki are given the chance to make a contract with a magical
Erza, Natsu, Grey and Lucy - from the wizard guild Fairy Tail - are on a mission to stop the dark guild Eisenwald       creature named Kyube - thereby gaining magical powers themselves. But in exchange, they must risk their lives
from using the demonic flute Lullaby. But when they get trapped themselves, how will they stop the nefarious            to fight witches.
                                                                                                                        Durarara!! (ep 1-3) - Video A - Sunday - 12:20pm
Soul Eater (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 2:35pm                                                                       Ikebukuro is full of strange things: a mysterious gang called “Dollars,” an angry guy who keeps tearing up street
At Death Weapon Meister Academy (DWMA), meisters wield weapons (people who can transform into various                   signs, a Headless Rider on a black motorcycle, a Russian sushi chef. It’s the exciting life of the big city!
instruments of death) to collect the souls of evil humans and defeat the scheming of sinister witches.
                                                                                                                        Ranma 1/2 (ep 1-3) - Video A - Sunday - 1:35pm
Record of Lodoss War (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 4pm                                                                Ranma is a teenage boy under a curse - when doused in cold water, he turns into a sexy red-headed girl! (His
A diverse group of adventurers - Parn the knight, Deedlit the elf, Ghim the dwarf, Woodchuck the thief, Slayn the       father is cursed, too - except he turns into a panda.) Awkwardly, now Ranma is engaged - to Akane, a girl who
wizard, and Etoh the cleric - is all that stands between the kingdoms of Lodoss and an awakening ancient evil.          hates boys.
The Story of Saiunkoku (ep 1-3) - Video B - Saturday - 5:15pm
Shuurei, a young noble lady from an honorable clan that has fallen on hard times, jumps at the chance to work in
the Imperial court - a lifelong dream! The only catch is she has to go in as the young emperor’s official consort . .

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Video Programming                                                                                                                                                                           Tabletop Gaming

Baccano! (ep 1-3) - Video A - Sunday - 2:50pm                                                                            Game Library
The Flying Pussyfoot. Undying gangsters. The Daily Days newspaper. Mining for gold. The Rail Tracer. Immortality
                                                                                                                         The Tabletop gaming room will boast a variety of card and board games available for free check
elixir. Mafia turf wars. New York City in the 1930s. A ship in the Atlantic Ocean in 1711. They’re all connected . . .
somehow.                                                                                                                 out for play in the Tabletop gaming room. Everything from the awesome party game Apples to
                                                                                                                         Apples to the nail-biting race to save the world board game Pandemic. So grab a game, grab your
SUNDAy - VIDEO B                                                                                                         friends (or make some new ones!) and play the night away!

Neon Genesis Evangelion (ep 1-3) - Video B - Sunday - 9am
14-year-old Shinji Ikari is summoned by his father to Neo Tokyo-3 where he reluctantly accepts the task of pilot-
ing a giant robot called EVA01 in order to protect the world from monstrous invaders known as “angels.”                  Test your wits, tactics, and luck and compete head to head with other AWI con goers for bragging
                                                                                                                         rights and more. Check the posted schedule in the tabletop gaming area for a complete list of
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings (ep 1-3) - Video B - Sunday - 10:15am
Amidst the bloody power struggles of feudal Japan, the dark lord Oda Nobunaga proves too great a threat. Rival           tournaments running throughout the weekend.
young warriors Sanada Yukimura and Date Masamune begin an unlikely alliance to take on the Devil King.
                                                                                                                         Late Night Munchkin
Samurai Champloo (ep 1-2) - Video B - Sunday - 11:30am
Mugen is a delinquent whose fighting moves are more like breakdancing. Jin is a stoic swordsman who acts like            What better way to meet your fellow con goers Friday night then to horribly stab them in the back
one of the last samurai. Fuu is the ditzy waitress who coerces them into accompanying her on her quest.                  while trying to get to the top? Munchkin is the game where you indulge all of your power gaming,
Dragonball Z Kai (ep 1-3) - Video B - Sunday - 12:20pm                                                                   min-maxing, back-stabbing gaming tendencies and try to beat a table full of people doing exactly
Goku is now married and has a son, Gohan. They’re heading to a reunion with their friends when an odd-looking            the same to you!
spacecraft lands nearby. These powerful aliens prove to be formidable foes - and reveal a surprise about Goku’s
                                                                                                                         Late Night Apples to Apples
Slayers (ep 1-3) - Video B - Sunday - 1:35pm                                                                             Word association has never been this funny!. Grab a group of friends and see what goes through
Lina Inverse, the beautiful wandering sorceress and bandit-killer, joins forces with the roving, jellyfish-brained
swordsman Gourry Gabriev to “liberate” treasure from gangs of thieves. But one of her newly-acquired artifacts           your and your friends minds when you’re handed nouns like “The Midwest”, “A shark”, and
is the key to a sinister plot . . .                                                                                      “Abraham Lincoln” and told to match them to adjectives like “scary”, “frivolous”, and “patriotic”.
                                                                                                                         Warning: It will get crazy!
Full Metal Panic! (ep 1-3) - Video B - Sunday - 2:50pm
17-year-old military specialist Sousuke Sagara has been tasked with protecting high school student Kaname Chi-
dori from terrorist organizations - but to do that, he has to go undercover at her high school as a fellow student!

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Video Gaming                                                                                                                                                             Exhibitor Listings

Have some spare time between events? Think you might                                                      ARTIST ALLEy                                  VENDORS
be the king of fighters or the king of games? Or maybe
                                                                                                          Exhibitor                      Booth Number   Exhibitor                                   Booth Number
you and your friends are looking for something to do in
the late hours. Then come by one of the gaming areas,                                                     Cloudy Sky Comics                   1         Far East Emporium ...........................1-4
grab a seat, and game on!
                                                                                                          Studio Kabalyero                    2         Lemonbrat Studios ...........................5-6
Open Gaming
                                                                                                          Ivory Dragon Studios                3         Kollision Con ........................................ 9
Anime World Indianapolis is proud to make available not
one, but TWO, FREE gaming rooms this year. Upstairs                                                       Kurt Einhaus                        4         Otaku Hobbies ................................... 10
you’ll find the console gaming room with many hits past
and present just ready for the conquering. Downstairs,                                                    MEC                                 5         Home Circle Media ........................... 11
you’ll find our awesome arcade room with everything
                                                                                                          With a Grain of Salt Designs        6         Bladedaddy ........................................ 13
from Japanese Dance Games to Light gun games to side
scrolling beat ‘em ups. Best of all? No quarters required!                                                Lunetide                            7         Best Anime Shop..........................13-15
Many thanks to our vendor Credits Remaining for making
it all possible.                                                                                          KittenSightings                    8-9        zippyyow’s Phunky Shop ................. 16

                                                                                                          ksilver                             10
Take off the gloves and prove why you’re the best! Earn                                                   Pengie Productions                  11
the right to call yourself the best of the convention with
one of our many tournaments. Check the posted sched-                                                      Crow’s Call Studio                  12
ule for a list of tournaments then stop by either the ar-                                                 CraziBastid & ChibiKinesis          13
cade or console gaming room to sign up. Note, spots are
limited and sign ups close a half hour before each event.                                                 Dark Dollz Designs                  14

                                                                                                          Studio Dwyer                        15

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               Credits Remaining is the official Video Gaming Vendor for AnimeWorld Indianapolis! Check
               them out online on Facebook or on their website:
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                                                                                                          Anime Crossroads                    18

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