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JACON - Japanese Animation CONvention
Florida's Most Successful Anime Convention!
Some panels announced for JACON: Friday 
5th-Apr-2009 09:50 am


Title: Convention Going 101
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Boca
Short Description: Is this your first convention or are you a ten year vet? Either way, this is the panel for you. Hands on discussions over the do’s and don’ts of attending conventions, from the secrets of bathing, to tricks of the trade in saving money for that much needed pocky, and of course… survival of the Cosplay kind. Everything is explained and nothing left out….

Title: Getting Into Character: Impress Fans & Annoy Friends
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Boca
Short Description: Have trouble getting into character when it comes to posing for pictures, those videos that find their way onto youtube, or just hanging around? Impress Fans & Annoy Friends: getting into Character is here to help you get into character for whatever reasons you have. Have fun getting to know your character step-by-step with Cait and Zoi. And to top things off, there will be an improve game at the end!

Title: RX Fakedub Insanity
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Boca
Short Description: A combination of improvisational and observational comedy thrown right into some of your favorite anime! If you're looking for a laugh you’ve found the right place. Look forward to some screenings, as well as some involvement straight from you guys!

Title: Careers in Game Design
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Boca
Short Description: Are you interested in a career in game design? Or perhaps you just want to know how what it takes to be in the gaming industry. Get all your questions answered from our panel of game designers and animators as we discuss about what schools to attend, what programs to learn, and how to network your way to the top! Don’t miss your chance to find out the stuff they won’t teach you in college!  Bring your portfolio or any current work for one on one critique at the end.

Title:  Yuri Panel of Awesome!
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Boca & Coco
Short Description: Like pretty girls in your anime and manga? Join us for a humorous take on the intimate special moments between two females. Host by Central Florida Anime, this panel promises both fun and enlightenment. A sense of humor and lack of morality are required. Rated NC40 (18+ ONLY)

Title:  Anime Musical Chairs
Time: Friday TBA
Location: Coco
Short Description: It's musical chairs, anime style! Join in! Be the Ultimate Musical Chair Champion!

Title:  Amigurumi Plush for Beginners
Time: Friday 4:00pm
Location: Ft. Lauderdale/Workshops
Short Description: Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small stuffed animals. In this workshop you will learn basic crochet techniques to create your own irresistibly cute creature.  Everything is included Just bring yourself! Recommended for students ages 12 and up.
Cost: $6.00 for cost of supplies.

Title: Let’s Make A Mask!
Time: Friday 7:30 & Saturday 12:00pm
Location: Ft. Lauderdale/Workshops
Short Description: Forgot to bring your mask for the masquerade? No Worries! We’ve got the space and the materials so you can make your own. One Mask per person! 50 people per session (REGISTER IN THE ART SHOW EARLY!)
Cost: $5.00 for supplies

Title:  Overnight Sewing
Time: Friday 9:30pm to 3:00am
Location: Ft. Lauderdale/Workshops
Short Description: Ever wanted to make your own kimono? Here is your chance and learn with a professional seamstress! Everything is provided for you, just bring yourself! Space is limited so sign up in the Art Room to register your spot!  Students must arrive on time in order to complete the project. First come first serve.
Cost: $35 for the cost of supplies

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