Panels and Events

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This list is dynamic, and constatly being udpated by our staff. Always make sure to check this page for the latest schedule.

AMVs By Request

Ages 13+
Friday 08:30 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Have a favorite video you want to see or a song you want to hear? Then come on down to the Fan-Works Theater and we'll play your requests on the fly Friday morning!

Super Action AMV Time - GO!!!

Ages 13+
Friday 10:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
SMASH! BOOM! POW! This collection of heart-pounding, thrilling action AMVs will get you pumped!

These AMV Love to ROCK!

Ages 13+
Friday 11:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
These AMV Love to ROCK! 13+ 11:00 AM 12:00 PM It's time for some of that good ol' rock & roll!

Convention the Gathering

All Ages
Friday 12:00 PM in Salon A - Siariel
For the first time at AAC! We have manipulated the rules of Magic the Gathering and used there powers to instead summon cosplayers to fight our battles in this plane! Using the powers of convention anger and convention tears who will triumph!?

Self Defense

All Ages
Friday 12:00 PM in Curriers - Chaille Proksch
Workshop for all ages. We'll discuss general safety tips and practice some simple but effective techniques for getting out of risky situations.

AMV - Danger Zone

Ages 13+
Friday 12:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Fast-paced AMVs based on this year's con theme: Danger Zone.

Another Anime Con Jeopardy 2016

All Ages
Friday 01:00 PM in Salon B - Matthew McKenna
Two Contestants go head to head against last year's Jeopardy Champion to test their Anime knowledge to become Champs of Champs (and win a free pass to AAC next year).

Crazy Lil' Thing Called Love

Ages 13+
Friday 01:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
When you watch a show and believe these two characters should be together. That warm little fuzzy feeling inside your chest and heart when your with someone you deeply care about, it's love. Come here to watch some of the most heart warming and sweet AMVs.

idol bootcamp

All Ages
Friday 01:30 PM in Curriers - maybe day melody
A fun workshop for dancers of all skill levels to come join and have fun, learning some popular idol dances.

Friday Vendor Room Hours

All Ages
Friday 02:00 PM in Expo Center - Vendor Room Hours
These are the hours for the vendor room. Please visit and see our many wonderful vendors and Artists.

Opening Ceremonies

All Ages
Friday 02:00 PM in Salon A - Another Anime Con Staff


How to Prepare for the Con

All Ages
Friday 02:00 PM in Salon D - Airship Cloudbreaker
Placeholder - As per instructions from Lisa S.

Hall Cosplay

All Ages
Friday 02:00 PM in Hale - Serephita
Show off your craftsmanship without entering the masquerade. Winners will be announced during the Masquerade on Saturday night.

Happy Fun Shine

All Ages
Friday 02:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Feeling down? Not super energized? Well come and we'll lift your spirits. We're here to show you some AMVs to make you smile and some upbeat videos to get that energy back in your step.

Queer Kids Show: Why They Matter

Ages 13+
Friday 02:30 PM in Frost - Paintman
In recent years LGBT topics have been finding their way into shows with a younger audience. Lets talk about the social changes that are happening with kids shows and how it will shape our future.

Cosplay Fitness for Life!

All Ages
Friday 02:30 PM in Hawthorne - Charming Ashen Prince
Cosplay fitness is a lifestyle. We all want to have the bodies to fit our ideas perfectly! Sit a while and listen to a certified instructor who wants to share some of the best tips and ideals for maintaining the fitness lifestyle on a cosplayer's budget!

Autographs 1

All Ages
Friday 03:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 1
Chris Smith, Cindy Robinson, Greg Finley

What is Steampunk?

All Ages
Friday 03:00 PM in Salon C - Airship Cloudbreaker
Placeholder - As per instructions from Lisa S.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Anime Style!

All Ages
Friday 03:00 PM in Main Stage - Michael Sweeney
SPONSORED BY FUNIMATION! :) Come join the excitement as the popular game show returns for its 6th year at AAC, where contestants test their knowledge to try to win $1 MILLION ANIME DOLLARS!

Fan Parody Panic

Ages 13+
Friday 03:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
A risky proposition: the audience will write, direct, voice act, create sound effects and music for a short fan parody scene, completely from scratch. Scream, laugh, sing, create bizarre sound effects, and outdo everyone else to get YOUR lines in the project. Anything goes in this highly compressed, frantic burst of insanity, hosted by Scott Melzer from NoN.D.E. Fanfilms. The result of the panel will be shown at closing ceremonies!

Cosplay is Acting: The Body

Ages 13+
Friday 03:30 PM in Hawthorne - Vespa
Let's kick-start our three-part panel series with some classic theatre warm-ups! This workshop focuses on creating a solid physical presence for your character. Come prepared to improvise and move!
Part one of our three part acting series! Warm-ups and exercises to help you create a solid physical presence for your character!

Comic Book Movies: Japan

All Ages
Friday 03:30 PM in Frost - Paintman
We all have seen the rise of the Comic Book blockbuster in the USA, but over in Japan they are also experiencing a boom in live action Anime movies. Lets discuss the similarities and differences between these cultural shifts.

Universal Famicom No Translation Required

All Ages
Friday 03:30 PM in Dartmouth - Rick
Learn about some great Famicom (Japanese NES) games that you don't need to know any Japanese to play!

Tatum's Solo Family friendly panel

All Ages
Friday 04:00 PM in Main Stage - J Michael Tatum
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Cosplay Lip Sync Battle

All Ages
Friday 04:00 PM in Salon A - Sarah Sassak
Not good enough for karaoke but still want your moment to shine? Come in costume for your chance to show those moves. Sailor Moon singing death metal, Dio busting it to the Spice Girls and so much more!

Welcome to improv.

All Ages
Friday 04:00 PM in Salon B - Vincent Knight
Looking to learn a little bit about improvisation? come one come all to welcome to improv. where your hosts with over 14 years of experience will educate you on who to act on the spot as your character.

AAC Masquerade HQ and Craftsmanship judging

All Ages
Friday 04:00 PM in Hale - no name
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Making Music with an NES and Gameboy

Ages 13+
Friday 04:00 PM in Salon C - Glenntai
From Shovel Knight to Mega Man, music from obsolete computers has been music an underground international phenomenon. Join Glenntai as he shows you how it's made, and some really cool examples!

Cosplay 101!

All Ages
Friday 04:30 PM in Frost - Lucien Orient
Come learn the basics of making simple cosplay and how to have fun rocking out in it! Also the do's and don'ts of binding, and open chest binding!

How Fast Can You Guess This Song

All Ages
Friday 04:30 PM in Hawthorne - Allen Harber
How fast can you guess which anime theme is playing? Can you do it in 10 seconds or 5 or even 1? You give the time limit we give you the song, see if you can guess faster than your opponent.

Women of Japan

All Ages
Friday 04:30 PM in Dartmouth - Comiku Girls
This panel looks at some notable women in Japanese history, from the semi-mythical Himiko, to the notable authors Murasaki Shikibu, Izumi Shikibu, and more!

Deal or No Deal: AAC Edition

All Ages
Friday 05:00 PM in Salon C - AAC Game Show Staff
16 Cases full of prizes. Contestants come up to eliminate the duds and go for the winners. All the while, the host keeps trying to give them deals to leave the game with something else. Do you have the Luck to choose the right case?

Crack and Slash! The Crazy Fanfiction Game

Ages 13+
Friday 05:00 PM in Salon B - Nerd Heaven Events
Come check out the ultimate fanfiction dialogue game, the craziest and funniest event to hit New England conventions since the Dating Game and Masquerade! The goal? You, the audience, come up with a ridiculous fanfiction concept, and some of you cosplayers will act out the concept at the end. YOU vote the characters in, decides where / why / how, and WE deliver an hour of pure comedic bliss!

Win, Lose, or Draw: AAC 2016 Edition

All Ages
Friday 05:00 PM in Main Stage - Dennis Conway and Matthew Ritter
Based on the popular game show, One team of guests and one team of attendees go head to head to test their artistic talents for fabulous prizes.

How to Start a YouTube Channel

All Ages
Friday 05:30 PM in Dartmouth - Minh Nguyen
Thinking of starting a channel? Want to make YouTube videos? This panel should help you get the best start.

CONsulting Detective

All Ages
Friday 05:30 PM in Hawthorne - Paintman
Ever played clue? Consulting Detective is like that on steroids. This version of CD is designed for play at a convention and will have you all over the con finding clues to catch the bad guys.

The First Anime

All Ages
Friday 05:30 PM in Frost - Charles Dunbar
Its Astro Boy, right? That series from 1963 that brought television animation to life and would go on to start the medium we call anime. Wait, it’s NOT? This panel explores animation in Japan from 1917 to 1963, when the first commercial productions appeared, tested the boundaries of the medium, were thrown back after the war, and evolved into the landmark shows of that first groundbreaking year.

Asian Brush Painting

All Ages
Friday 06:00 PM in Salon D - Comiku Girls
An interactive demonstration of the brush techniques used in Calligraphy and Asian Brush Painting (in Japan, Sumi-e). We will relate painting to the meditation process and the history of these techniques, the roots of which originated in China. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to create their own brush paintings.

Autographs 2

All Ages
Friday 06:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 2
J Michael Tatum

Anime Pass the Yen Game Show!

All Ages
Friday 06:00 PM in Salon A - Michael Sweeney
Back for its third year at AAC, come join the fun in this very fast paced game show and try to win some AWESOME prizes! :)

Casino Royale Masquerade Ball

All Ages
Friday 06:00 PM in Curriers - Elean Varney
Mystery and excitement wait you at Casino Royale Masquerade Ball, AAC's annual formal dance. Enjoy a evening of music, and dancing set to our James Bond themed dance. As always we will have live music by Matt Myers (Leetstreet Boys) as well as our own mix of music to dance the night away. This event is held Friday night of AAC, tickets and dress code are needed for this event.

Tickets: Will be given out on Friday before the dance, at the Masquerade/cosplay table. We will only give out 100 tickets, and they go fast! If you are an AAC VIP 2016 pass holder, you may move to the font of the line and get a ticket. Please come to the table before we give out tickets and show us your VIP pass. Tickets for this event are free.

Dress code:

Masks: As this is a masquerade ball we highly encourage the wearing of masks. However if you don't wish to wear one, you will still be let in.

Dresses/Skirts: Dresses or skirts should be mid thigh length or longer, formal or semi formal is allowed. Also trains on dresses, while lovely, run the risk of getting step on while dancing. Please keep train length in mind while picking out or making your outfit.

Pants: Any type of formal dress pant is allowed, male or female.

Tops: A formal blouse, dress shirt, or any other kind of formal top. Can be accompanied by one or a mix of the following, a formal jacket or blazer, any formal neck wear, and a vest or, cummerbund.

Uniforms: Military dress uniforms, or a school uniform that fits into the above category's.

Shoes: Dress shoes, pumps, sandals, flats, and dress boots, or any other formal shoe wear.

Costumes: All costumes that follow the guideline will be permitted. We ask that people refrain form wearing long trains (see above), or bringing large props of any kind. These may get in the way of others at the dance.

Not allowed: Any thing that would not be considered semi formal, such as street clothing, sneakers, flip-flops.

Pokéverse

Ages 13+
Friday 06:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
I want to be the very best, like no attendee ever was, to watch them is my test, to enjoy them is my cause. Come and join us to catch all the Pokemon AMVs, Fan Animations and Fan Parodies to be the very best. Lets all be Pokemon masters and fan together.

Volleyball Shenanigans

All Ages
Friday 06:30 PM in Hawthorne - Jelisa Sarantakis
Come and join the Karasuno team for a fun hour of Q&A's, dares and even a few games! (Some maybe even volleyball inspired!)

Gargoyles: Reinventing Myth for Modern Times

All Ages
Friday 06:30 PM in Frost - Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe
In 1994 Disney rocked the animation world with a show that used Shakespeare, and world mythology to create a story of magic, darkness, love, and redemption. In this panel, we talk about this amazing show, and how it helped changed how Americans viewed animation as a storytelling form.


Speed Dating 4.0: You Are (Not) Single

Ages 18+
Friday 07:00 PM in Salon C - The Door Holding Guitar Playing Gentleman's Guild
For the fourth year in a row, speed dating returns to AAC! Looking to meet new people? Need a place to start? Then our panel is the place you want to be!

AMV Screening

Ages 13+
Friday 07:00 PM in Main Stage - Fanworks Theatre
AAC AMV Contest screening

How Anime dubbing has changed.

All Ages
Friday 07:00 PM in Salon A - Guest panel 1
Come join the guests and learn how much has changed from when anime dubbing started with the likes of Robotech to what it is like today.

Friday Fan Parodies

Ages 16+
Friday 07:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
A two hour block of fake commercials, short spoofs, live-action bits, abridged shows, twisted movie trailers, with lots of Team Four Star thrown in for good measure. Both classic fan parodies from the 80's and 90's and brand new madness created by fans for your amusement.

creature costuming 101

All Ages
Friday 07:30 PM in Dartmouth - kitsune cosplay
want to build a fursuit or a pokemon cosplay but dont know how to start? stop by our panel to find out how!
Website Description: want to build a fursuit or a furry cosplay, like Kurama the nine tailed fox or the pokemon Archanine? don't know where to look for supplies or how to start? well at our panel we'll go over these topics and help you on your way to 'be the very best, like no one ever could'.

Yokai Girls Gone Wild

Ages 16+
Friday 07:30 PM in Hawthorne - Charles Dunbar
Japanese folklore is full of angry, vengeful spirits and monsters, and more than half of those are of the female variety. This panel explores the creepy, the quirky, and the angry women who populate Japan's hidden world, what to look out for, how to survive encounters with them, and how they reflect Japanese views on femininity and female life.

Putting the book in comic book: Superheroes in novel format

All Ages
Friday 07:30 PM in Frost - Matthew Phillion
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Fear of Monsters: Return of the spoops

Ages 16+
Friday 08:00 PM in Salon B - Kronis
Once again come have some spooky times with all your favorite moments In Horror. From Killer Turkeys to Creepypastas.

Steampunk Craft Make and Take

All Ages
Friday 08:00 PM in Salon D - Airship Cloudbreaker
Placeholder - As per instructions from Lisa S.

JoJo's Bizarre Quiz Show

Ages 16+
Friday 08:30 PM in Dartmouth - Retro Ric
ora ora ora ora, muda muda muda. 8 players will do battle in a all out duel of stamina and dexterity, you think you know JOJO then come on by and see if you have what it takes to win the prize.

Reading Ranch Live!

Ages 18+
Friday 08:30 PM in Frost - Katy Hunt
Back for another year of reviewing! Come see the Youtube show Reading Ranch take on more ridiculous literature. Bad fanfictions? Short stories? Saucy tales? We want them all! If you're looking for some late night fun, we promise to deliver!

Nerdfit's Weeabo Safari

Ages 18+
Friday 08:30 PM in Hawthorne - The Nerdfit Network
Introducing Nerdfit's Weeaboo Safari, an adventure through the wonders of the hidden secrets of the evolution of the weeaboo kingdom. Of the Hidden Temple. Of the state of New Hampshire.

Team Four Star's Hellsing Ultimate Abridged

Ages 18+
Friday 08:30 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Like your fan parodies on the dark side? Dragonball Z Abridged not twisted enough for you? Team Four Star's Hellsing Ultimate Abridged is a non-stop tour-de-force of violence, profanity, sex gags, more violence, and tons of hilarity. Extreme humor not for kids!

Trivia Strike

All Ages
Friday 09:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew McKenna
Six Contestants get whittled down to two as they test their knowledge of Anime, Manga, and Video Games. Not only do you have to know your favorite fandoms, but the other contestants also possess abilities to hamper your ability to proceed forward. But that does mean you can’t get back at them as well.
Welcome to the new age of Trivia.

Autographs 3

All Ages
Friday 09:00 PM in Salon C - Autograph 3
Leah Clark and Taliesin Jaffe

Ask-A-Nation

Ages 13+
Friday 09:00 PM in Salon B - Kay
Every wonder where America really keeps all those hamburgers? Come ask your friendly neighborhood countries that and more at Ask-A-Nation! Pet turtles and miscellaneous principalities welcome; smiles, laughs, eyebrows, and "friendly" arguing guaranteed!

Everything Is A Magical Girl UNITE!

All Ages
Friday 09:30 PM in Hawthorne - magical girl natural lychee
sports animes, mmo animes, slice of life animes, you may need a reminder that EVERYTHING is a magical girl

Yaoi for Hipsters

Ages 16+
Friday 09:30 PM in Frost - The Sisters Lassiter
I get it; you're a seasoned yaoi fan and you've seen a LOT of yaoi. But have you seen it all? Here are our recommendations for the BL professional. All fans welcome!

Friday Night Karaoke

Ages 13+
Friday 09:30 PM in Dartmouth - Karaoke Staff
Friday night is always livelier with a bunch of nerds singing (or trying to sing) their favorite songs. Earplugs not provided (for you).

Harvelle's Roadhouse Pub Quiz

Ages 18+
Friday 10:00 PM in Salon B - The Educating Sherlock Crew
Looking for a panel to attend Friday night? Then we have the answer for you!
By the people who brought you Educating Sherlock comes a Supernatural night at Harvelle's Roadhouse. There will be questions, tasks and the possibility of an exorcism. Alright, not really, but at the very least there's going to be pie. Oh and BYOB.

Miniature Pick and Paint

Ages 13+
Friday 10:00 PM in Salon D - Carol Pandolph
Choose a miniature, paint it up and take it home. Supplies, advice, and fun supplied. Never painted before? No problem. Many different miniatures to choose from.

Let's Write An Anime

Ages 13+
Friday 10:00 PM in Salon C - Caleb Gillen
Have you ever wondered about the work that goes into writing an anime? This panel is all about the process of writing an anime from square one: from concept to script to series, with the audience as the writer's room.

Booty Camp

Ages 21+
Friday 10:00 PM in Curriers - AAC Cosplay Staff
Join us in they year's cosplay staff's 21+ event. Listen to your drill instructor or drop and give us 50.


18+ Dating Game

Ages 18+
Friday 10:00 PM in Main Stage - AAC Staff
The lights go low and things heat up for the 18 Dating Game. It's totally legal for them to get


Four Letter Words

Ages 18+
Friday 10:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Do you hate it when you're watching your favorite comedy videos and all you hear is *bleeeeeeeeep*? Well then, this uncensored video block is for you! Join us for an hour of comedy and upbeat AMVs that make frequent use of all those fun little four letter words we love so much.


Intro to Josei

All Ages
Friday 10:30 PM in Hawthorne - HopismyHero
Josei, or anime and manga targeting adult women, is a little known genre that encompasses stories from the darkly passionate to the brightly uplifting. McKenzie introduces the genre and recommend titles, from the classic to the contemporary,
offering a widespread and diverse group of examples of this often overlooked demographic

Cupcake Party: A My Little Pony Grimdark Discussion

Ages 18+
Friday 10:30 PM in Frost - Charles Dunbar
Mention “Cupcakes” to an MLP fan, and their reaction can range from glee to something akin to PTSD. Awareness of the dark side of brony fan fiction and art is not a necessary part of the fan experience, but it opens up an interesting line of questions as to why it exists, and what it says about both fans and fandom. This panel explores the idea of grimdark fictions through a lens of grotesque art, carnivale literature, and the influence of the Theatre du Grand Guidngol. Definitely not for the faint of heart.

Beach Episode: Vice

Ages 18+
Friday 11:00 PM in Salon C - The A-team
A thinner veiled excuse for a wet t-shirt contest. we gloss over one the most well known anime tropes in a fun and interactive manner: beach episode. As always all walks of life welcomed 18 or older. something something dystopian future 80s and stuff

Whose Anime Is It Anyways?!?: 18+ Edition

Ages 18+
Friday 11:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew McKenna
After years of performing during the day circuit, Whose Anime is now coming to the 18+ Night Lift. The jokes are faster and the situations are more late night. Let the 18+ Crowd party on tonight.

Giggles 'n Jiggles

Ages 18+
Friday 11:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Dirty jokes, innuendo, panties, revealing outfits and more jiggling than a bowl of Jell-O during an earthquake. This collection of risque upbeat and comedy AMVs will certainly be a scandalous affair!


Late Night Haikyuu!!

Ages 18+
Friday 11:30 PM in Hawthorne - Em Jensen
Come join the captains and vice captains of Karasuno, Nekoma, Aoba Johsai, and Fukurodani in some late night, inappropriate sleepover games. Watch your favorite duos play truth or dare, telephone and more, spurred on by audience suggestion and participation.

WTF 101 18+

Ages 18+
Friday 11:30 PM in Main Stage - J Michael Tatum
Got a burning question for Tatum a little too risque for a family-friendly panel? Bring it! Join the opinionated VA as he rants and raves on whatever topic you bring to the table. Expect colorful language and loads of TMI.

Cards Against Humanity: AAC Staff Afterdark Edition

Ages 18+
Friday 11:30 PM in Salon B - Matthew McKenna and Tray Shackett
By Day, they aid the con goer. At night, they become something else. What does the staff of AAC come up with is this After Dark Edition of Cards Against Humanity. Well, you better come and find out.

Nerdfit: Boss Battles XVII: Night of the Living Shrek

Ages 16+
Friday 11:30 PM in Frost - The Nerdfit Network
Come join Nerdfit as we have everyone scream at each other over who's character would win in a fight to (likely) the death. Goku? Superman? Harambe? You'll be the judge of that!

The Misadventures of Skooks & Others Oddities

Ages 16+
Saturday 12:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
From the deepest WTF depths of the internet comes The Misadventures of Skooks; a classic surreal fan parody of Scooby Doo that seemingly defies all description. Other related bizarre fan parody shorts will also be shown.

AMV Contest Overflow (Part 1)

Ages 13+
Saturday 08:30 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Come see all the AMVs that were submitted to the contest, but couldn't quite make the cut. For being such a small contest, we attract some of the biggest talents in the world, so even these videos are a cut above the rest.

SaturdayVendor Room Hours

All Ages
Saturday 09:00 AM in Expo Center - Vendor Room Hours
These are the hours for the vendor room. Please visit and see our many wonderful vendors and Artists.

Swap Meet / Yard Sale

All Ages
Saturday 09:00 AM in Salon C - Blackstone
Need some stuff to get rid of and/or Sell? Looking for Treasure?

Well come on down to the Swap Meet / Yard Sale! You'll never know what you will find.

Balloon Twisting Workshop

All Ages
Saturday 10:00 AM in Salon D - Airship Cloudbreaker
Placeholder - As per instructions from Lisa S.

Anime Dating Game

All Ages
Saturday 10:00 AM in Salon A - Sarah
Remember that terrible cross over fanfic you read three years ago? Well come watch us bring it to life! Maybe Haruhi will end up with Kaiba, or

Glenntai & Kentai's Tea Tai~m

All Ages
Saturday 10:00 AM in Curriers - The Nerdfit Network
YOU! Do you like tea? Of course you do! Glenntai and Kentai will be having their yearly tea taim, and you're invited to enjoy some tea while supplies last!

Saturday Morning Cartoons

All Ages
Saturday 10:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
A childhood ritual returns, as we spend Saturday morning watching videos from some of our favorite Western cartoons. Bring your own cereal.

In-Character Competition

All Ages
Saturday 11:00 AM in Curriers - Siariel
Back again this year a contest of skill to see which cosplayer can convince us they are the character they cosplay. Let the games begin!

Whose Anime Is It Anyways?!?

All Ages
Saturday 11:00 AM in Salon B - Matt, Matt, Mike, and Alexis
The Show where everything's made up and the points don't matter just like what's happening in Bleach right now. Contestants join our celebrity performers for some exciting improv games. Come on down and show your stuff!

AMV Contest 2nd Showing

Ages 13+
Saturday 11:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Missed the AMV Contest Friday Night? Just want to see those awesome videos again? Well come on up to the Fan-Works Theater and check out all the greatness of Friday night's contest with an encore presentation.

Beyblade 101

All Ages
Saturday 11:30 AM in Frost - Proffesor Kenny
History of Beyblade from the Start in 2001 in Japan to the New Beyblade Burst today. Followed by a Demonstration, and then a short Tourney. Beyblades will be provided. You may bring your own if you'd like. MetalFight Series recommended.

My Waifu's Not Weird

Ages 13+
Saturday 11:30 AM in Hawthorne - Jonathan Fleming
If you're a fan of anime you've most likely experienced the 'Character Crush!' Wicked Anime will bring real studies of brain science and the psychology of art! It's a panel about knowing you're Waifus and Husbandos are not weird!

His Butler, Goes to Con

Ages 13+
Saturday 11:30 AM in Dartmouth - Lucien Orient
Come join your favorite red butler, and maybe the others too, for some fun and interesting events!

Photo Session with Guests of Honor

All Ages
Saturday 12:00 PM in Autographs - Guests of Honor
Come get your photo with all our Guests of Honor. Photos are free and we will use your camera/Cell Phone/3DS as well as our own photographer so you can get your picture with the guests.

Anime Password

All Ages
Saturday 12:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew McKenna
Anime Password where two contestants guess what the other is trying to say for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

Resident Evil: Lost in Translations

Ages 13+
Saturday 12:00 PM in Salon B - Tait Sae-Eung
Did you know; The "Jill Sandwich" line isn't part of the original Japanese text? Join me to find out what did say and learn about lots of other translations error and changes. Also learn about why so many differences are present and even what titles have different names in Japan!

Tales of Tales!

All Ages
Saturday 12:00 PM in Salon C - Buns on Buns Cosplay
Having just passed the two decade mark, the "Tales of" Series continues to entice gamers. This panel explores game play as well as storytelling innate to these expertly designed JRPGs. Whether you're a veteran or are seeking new fulfillment we've got you covered from A(byss) to Z(estiria).

Con Prep 101

All Ages
Saturday 12:00 PM in Salon D - AirShip Cloudbreaker
Basic guide to preparing for a con from packing to surviving the weekend and everything in between.

Japanese Language Basics

All Ages
Saturday 12:30 PM in Frost - Roehl Sybing
Lesson one in Japanese! Get a taste of what learning how to speak Japanese is like, and practice some basic speaking with other attendees. See you there!

Anime and Japan: A History Lesson

All Ages
Saturday 12:30 PM in Hawthorne - The ToddFather
Lets review how anime became what we know it is today.

Wonder Women, Super girls, and Villainous Vixens: A history of women in American Superhero comics.

All Ages
Saturday 12:30 PM in Dartmouth - Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe
There’s been a lot of attention paid to female comics fans in the last few years, but the truth is women have always been part of superhero storytelling. We’ll explore the importance of female heroes and the women who brought them to life in the larger history of American superhero comics.

Youth Double Dare!

All Ages
Saturday 12:30 PM in Curriers - AAC Game Show Staff
On your marks, get set, go!
As part of our new Youth Track (10-15), AAC Game Show Staff proudly presents Double Dare. Featuring fun Trivia and Physical Challenges with the change to win some awesome prizes.

Autographs 4

All Ages
Saturday 01:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 4
Christopher Smith, Cindy Robinson, and Greg Finley

Death Match

All Ages
Saturday 01:00 PM in Main Stage - Seto Ketchum
DEATH MATCH

Start your con with a YANG! A RWBY Q&A panel

All Ages
Saturday 01:00 PM in Salon B - Sakura Sushi Cosplay
Have any interesting Questions or dares to ask the characters from RWBY? Then come check out our panel!

The writing life

All Ages
Saturday 01:00 PM in Salon C - Matthew Phillion, Barry Lyga
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AMV Combat: Tournament Edition 3rd Strike

Ages 13+
Saturday 01:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Back for another round, four competitors will face off to decide whose taste in AMVs is the best. Who decides? The audience does!

HetaMonologues

Ages 16+
Saturday 01:30 PM in Hawthorne - Ray Lardie
England, France, Austria, Finland, America, and Russia come to you from different points in history to deliver a short performance about a key moment in their lives. For us, it's the past; for them, it's their present. Q&A follows.

Singing and Recording

All Ages
Saturday 01:30 PM in Frost - Matt Myers
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Gravity Falls Truth or Dare

Ages 16+
Saturday 02:00 PM in Curriers - Calcifer, Riley, Rose
Come watch the residents of little old Gravity Falls make fools of themselves for your entertainment, in a game of truth or dare, filled with laughs and angst.

Adaptive Writing Panel

All Ages
Saturday 02:00 PM in Salon A - J Michael Tatum
Learn how to adapt a script to the anime so the lips match what is being said.

Autographs 5

All Ages
Saturday 02:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 5
Leah Clark and Taliesin Jaffe

Youth Miniature Pick and Paint

All Ages
Saturday 02:00 PM in Salon D - Carol Pandolph
For our younger convention attendees. Choose a miniature, paint it up and take it home. Supplies and fun supplied. Never painted before? No problem. Many different miniatures to choose from.

So You Want to Write an Audio Drama Podcast?

All Ages
Saturday 02:00 PM in Salon C - Shannon O. Sawyer
Do you have what it takes to have your story on the radio? Well, audio drama is dead on the radio, but we have podcasts! Learn how to write for an audio drama, how to work with other writers, and other skills to survive among the newest audio drama shows.

The Road to Becoming a Magical Girl

All Ages
Saturday 02:30 PM in Frost - Charles Dunbar
Joseph Campbell wrote extensively on the hero. But he left out the heroine. While her journey mimics his, it has its own markers and transformations, and her outcome is hers alone. This panel explores the different types of magical girls and how their stories are timeless.

Pokemon religion

All Ages
Saturday 02:30 PM in Dartmouth - JM
What do Pokémon, Greek mythology and Shintoism, is in having common? Come to the panel to find out!

Con Photography 101

All Ages
Saturday 02:30 PM in Hawthorne - AirShip Cloudbreaker
Join Airship Cloudbreaker for a basic course in all aspects of cosplay photography! We'll cover everything from how to use your camera's features and settings to how to work with your photo-subjects.

Press Your Luck

All Ages
Saturday 03:00 PM in Main Stage - Davira Kuy
BIG BUCKS ENTERTAINMENT returns to AAC for its 4th year, and we're giving away more prizes than ever before! Players, selected from our LIVE audience, answer Fandom trivia questions to earn spins on a game board where they can win various prizes, if they can avoid the dreaded Whammy!

How to Frankenstein a Pattern for Cosplay

All Ages
Saturday 03:00 PM in Salon C - HopismyHero
You know who you want to cosplay but can’t find the perfect pattern. Learn how to assemble the perfect cosplay by "Frankensteining" elements from various pre-made patterns. McKenzie of HopismyHero, will take you from inspiration through the process and completion on how to work this cosplay magic!

Making the Cartoons Talk w/ Matthew Mercer

All Ages
Saturday 03:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew Mercer
Learn the details of the voiceover adventure within the booth from Matthew Mercer's experience!

Coming Attractions

Ages 13+
Saturday 03:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
IN A WORLD where movie trailers exist, there will be editors to parody them. Check out these trailers for movies that don't really exist. Whether that's a good or bad thing is up to you. NOW WITH 100% MORE Comercial Breaks!

Cosplay is Acting: Theatre Techniques to Level up Your Cosplay!

Ages 13+
Saturday 03:30 PM in Dartmouth - Vespa
Using classic theatre techniques, we want to help you breath new life into your cosplay and build a unique interpretation of your character's backstory! Part two of our three-part series!

Newlyweds Cosplay Game

Ages 16+
Saturday 03:30 PM in Salon B - Tray Shackett and Jacen Ulfric
Does Cloud know that much about Aerith? Does Vegeta actually pay attention to Bulma? Fandoms favorite couples come together to test their knowledge of each in other in AAC's own version of the popular Newlyweds Game!

Shatterd Skies: An Ace Combat Panel

All Ages
Saturday 03:30 PM in Frost - She's Lost Control Media
An introduction to the "Strange, Real World" of Namco's Ace Combat game series: Its planes, its aces, its world, and the stories within.

How I created the Graphic Novel Manga Man

All Ages
Saturday 03:30 PM in Hawthorne - Barry Lyga
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Danganronpa: Ask the Future Foundation

Ages 13+
Saturday 04:00 PM in Curriers - Summi
An in character ask improv panel based on the future foundation from the Danganronpa series.

Autographs 6

All Ages
Saturday 04:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 6
Matthew Mercer and J Michael Tatum

Project Cosplay

All Ages
Saturday 04:00 PM in Salon D - Serephita
Do you have what it takes to create the next runway fashion in 1 hour and limited supplies? Come join Project Cosplay and strut your fashion!

Anime Match Game: 18+ Edition

Ages 18+
Saturday 04:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew McKenna
Based on the popular game show where the contestants give their answers to a question provided by the hosts and see if they match the answers provided by the celebrity guests, they get points. This version features special adult themed questions about all the dirty secrets of Anime.

Your Yearly Dose of WTF: 5th Anniversary Edition

Ages 13+
Saturday 04:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll scratch your head and scream “WHY?” This collection of out-there, random and bizarre AMVs is guaranteed to amuse, confuse and leave you wondering “What the heck did I just watch?” In honor of this being the panel's 5th year, we'll be showing a greatest hits collection of staff and audience favorites from past years!

Dance Off: Junior Edition

All Ages
Saturday 04:30 PM in Frost - Matthew Ritter
If you're 8-14 come show off your dance moves. Players move through with audience voting in an attempt to be the last and win a prize.

Tricks and Treats with Seraph of the End

Ages 13+
Saturday 04:30 PM in Hawthorne - Kat, Nat, Jamie, & Mandy
Feeling sweet? Maybe a little salty? The characters from Seraph of the End invite you to trick-or-treat with them in a panel full of games, comical cast member interactions, and a Q&A session led by the audience! Come and join the Halloween fun! (We don't bite.)

Mecha Mythology: Sacred Symbols & Giant Robots

Ages 13+
Saturday 04:30 PM in Dartmouth - Charles Dunbar
From golem legends to synthesizing humanity with technology, mecha series have a special place when it comes to blending science and myth. This panel highlights how the mystical, the archetypal, and the modern worlds all come together to create stories that embody both the past and the present.

Guests of Honor Q&A

All Ages
Saturday 05:00 PM in Salon A - Guests of Honor
Come talk to our great guests and have some questions answered and listen to tales of the trade.

So you want to order from Japan, do you?

All Ages
Saturday 05:00 PM in Salon C - Snowbae
This panel goes over the basics on how to order all your weaboo goods cheaply and easily!

2016 Cosplay Presidential Debate

All Ages
Saturday 05:00 PM in Curriers - Paintman
Do you hate politics? You will love this! Come watch two anime characters "debate" the topics that really matter to you, the voter.

Live-Action Music Videos

Ages 13+
Saturday 05:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Music videos aren't just made using animated sources. Stop by and check out this collection of live-action videos.

The Electric Myth: The evolution of Creepypasta

All Ages
Saturday 05:30 PM in Dartmouth - Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe
Slenderman. The Rake. The Seedeater. Ted the Caver. The internet has become the new forum for our fear. In this panel we’ll look at some of the more famous creepypastas, the psychology behind why they scare us and look at the more popular forms of their stories on the web.


All The Feels

Ages 13+
Saturday 05:30 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
AMVs are always trying to evoke emotion. This is a collection of some of the videos that succeeded more than most at tearing at our heartstrings.

Youth Carnival Extravaganza!

All Ages
Saturday 06:00 PM in Salon A - AAC Game Show Staff
A Carnival room for all ages. We have fun games and prizes for all who come. Come in, hang out, and play some games.

Parasol Painting

All Ages
Saturday 06:00 PM in Salon D - AAC Staff
Paint a parasol. Show your artistic side and be creative.

Parasol Painting

All Ages
Saturday 06:00 PM in Salon C - AAC Staff
Paint a parasol. Show your artistic side and be creative.

Super Smash Brothers Tournament

All Ages
Saturday 06:00 PM in Salon B - AAC Staff
Play Super Smash Brothers tournament.

Nerdfit: Jav Plays Darks Souls 3 For An Hour

Ages 16+
Saturday 06:30 PM in Hawthorne - The Nerdfit Network
Yup; literally just as it says. If you don't believe it, come see for yourself. I'm using enough words here for the minimum required for this text box. (^_^)b

AMV Salad: Just Desserts

Ages 13+
Saturday 06:30 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
The 8th installment of a hilarious collection of short spoofs, parodies, and comedy music videos.

AAC's 2016 Masquerade

All Ages
Saturday 07:00 PM in Main Stage - no name
Join us for an event to celebrate and see what our talented cosplayers have to show us. Amazing craftsmanship and entertaining skits will delight you, and be sure to stay to see the winners of the AMV contest.

Con-Photography 201

All Ages
Saturday 07:30 PM in Hawthorne - Airship Cloudbreaker
Join Airship Cloudbreaker in taking skills from the 101 workshop to the next level.

Saturday Night Karaoke

Ages 13+
Saturday 07:30 PM in Dartmouth - Karaoke Staff
If Friday is better with music, then Saturday must be amazing with it! Also come join the Karaoke contest to win prizes! (To guarantee easy contest entry, bring your music with you [or make 100% sure it's on YouTube].)

Team Four Star's Dragonball Z Abridged

Ages 16+
Saturday 07:30 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Team Four Star's Dragonball Z Abridged 16+ 7:30 PM 9:30 PM
Love Dragonball Z? You'll love this. Hate Dragonball Z? You'll love this even more. Team Four Star has proven themselves one of the best "Abridged" teams out there. Come see their highly compressed and highly hilarious parody of the venerable anime show.

Ice Breaker meet and greet

All Ages
Saturday 09:00 PM in Frost - AirShip Cloudbreaker
First time at a convention? Flying solo and looking for a con-buddy? This is the panel for you! Come meet other con goers and make new friends at this fast paced, interactive panel!

Nerdfit Game Theater 3000

Ages 16+
Saturday 09:30 PM in Hawthorne - The Nerdfit Network
Join Nerdfit as they showcase a bunch of multiplayer games and maybe the occasional really difficult or ridiculously terrible game. Glenn will take you all on in Marvel vs. Capcom 2.

Wicked Anime Presents: Hardcore Anime

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:00 PM in Salon C - Jonathan Fleming
Join the hosts of Wicked Anime as they bring you through decades of the most violent, bloodiest and goriest anime you have ever seen... or perhaps NEVER seen! This ain't your Pokymans. This panel is a HARDCORE good time!

Educating Sherlock: A Victorian Bordello

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:00 PM in Curriers - Irene Adler, Sherlock Holmes & John Watson
Celebrate five years of Educating Sherlock in true Victorian style by joining Holmes and Watson as they dare to enter Mistress Irene's House of Ill Repute. Party like it's 1899 while exploring the infamous Black Box of Bondage or sample some decadent canapés. Draw the curtains and dim the lights as we bring you the delights of the Boston BeauTease, Boston’s premier burlesque troupe. Whether you're full of scholarly intent, hungry for something delectable or just perusing our kinky curios exhibition, this year promises to bring you deeper into the world of the debauched. Leave your sensibilities at the door, this is not a gathering for polite society. Are you ready to find your knickers in a twist?

Nations at Night

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:00 PM in Salon B - Kay
Every wonder what it's like to take a trip down to "Florida" or up the "Eiffel Tower"? Or what becoming one with Russia /really/ entails? Come ask the countries all about their dirty little secrets at Nations at Night! Cursed items and annexed territories over eighteen welcome; innuendos, in-your-endos, flirting, and "friendly" language guaranteed!

AAC American Ninja Warrior

All Ages
Saturday 10:00 PM in Salon A - AAC Staff
Do you have what it takes? Go through AAC obstacle course in the shortest amount of time. Prizes awarded for best over 18 and under 18 times.

Hentai Iron Editor

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Back for its 5th year, Hentai Iron Editor continues its mission to ruin your childhood memories and scar you for life. Part live editing competition, part naughty audience game show, part terrible horrible AMVs, and part rambunctious sing-a-long.

Dragons, Shadowrunners, and Supernaturals……oh my!

All Ages
Saturday 10:30 PM in Frost - TLEG and friends
Ever wanna be the hero in your own story, or roll giant handfuls of dice? join us as we discuss the finer points of rping, the difference between games, how start out on your first rp, or be a better gamer for future games.

Redpool Hypnosis:Do you even want to know?(Naughty edition)

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:30 PM in Hawthorne - Redpool

Hey AAC, ready for round two? Cue the Careless Whispers Sax! Come join Redpool in another nonsensical panel to ask random questions and participate in a mini hypnosis show! FYI, you may want to wear the brown pants.

Hentai Dubbing

Ages 18+
Saturday 10:30 PM in Main Stage - AAC Staff
What would late-night at a con bring other than adult… activities? We’d tell you more, but this convention guide is all ages. If you’re an adult (well, at least 18), come join us as we dub bad hentai, play mini games, and have a grand old time.

Crack and Slash UNRATED! The Crazy Fanfiction Game

Ages 18+
Saturday 11:00 PM in Salon B - Nerd Heaven Events
Join your hosts for a COMPLETELY UNCENSORED round of Crack and Slash, the ultimate crazy fanfiction writing dialogue game. The objective is to collectively come up with a ridiculous fanfiction concept utilizing the audience and cosplayers and have them act out the concept at the end. The audience votes the characters in, decides where / why / how, and you need to see it for yourself. Take part in the magic (or horror) of the most entertaining cosplay events since the Dating Game or Cosplay Chess!

The Horrors of Fanfiction: When a Man Meets a McChicken

Ages 18+
Saturday 11:00 PM in Salon C - The Nerdfit Network
From the depths of the wrong sides of the internet, Nerdfit has emerged victorious from their battle against terrible taste, bringing forth the most terrible examples of fanfiction they can muster.

Cosplay Unmentionables: 3 is company

Ages 18+
Saturday 11:30 PM in Hawthorne - Paintman
Back for a third year of scandalous frivolity is Cosplay Unmentionables. The 18+ party game extravaganza all the adult goodness you want in a panel!

AMV Contest Overflow (Part 2)

Ages 13+
Sunday 08:30 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Come see all the AMVs that were submitted to the contest, but couldn't quite make the cut. For being such a small contest, we attract some of the biggest talents in the world, so even these videos are a cut above the rest.

Sunday Vendor Room Hours

All Ages
Sunday 09:30 AM in Expo Center - Vendor Room Hours
These are the hours for the vendor room. Please visit and see our many wonderful vendors and Artists.

The Nostromo AMV Files

Ages 13+
Sunday 09:30 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Since 2006, long-time AMV creator and video expert Nostromo has been entertaining fans and audiences with fun videos and flowing, high-quality visuals. The AMV Theater presents a selected chronology of Nostromo's works over the years and his evolution into one of the most technically brilliant minds in the AMV community.

Swap Meet / Yard Sale

All Ages
Sunday 09:30 AM in Salon C - Blackstone
Need some stuff to get rid of and/or Sell? Looking for Treasure?

Well come on down to the Swap Meet / Yard Sale! You'll never know what you will find.

Disney Through AMVs

All Ages
Sunday 10:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Like Anime? Like Disney? Well what if Anime was with Disney? Come and join us in a panel of AMVs through Disney music. Come see Zeros becoming Heros, Tales as old as time, and a magical bear-cat trying to get two people to kiss?!

So You Think You Can Voice Act

All Ages
Sunday 10:30 AM in Dartmouth - Tim Harrigan
Live Dubbing Panel we provide the Video you provide the dialog.

Cosplay Chess

All Ages
Sunday 11:00 AM in Main Stage - Sarah
A wise hallucination of a baseball player once said that heroes get remembered but legends never die. Come see your favorite heroes and villains fight to the death to find out just who will become that legend and who will fade into nostalgic obscurity with no merchandise in the dealers hall.

Chibi Cookies

All Ages
Sunday 11:00 AM in Salon D - AAC Staff
Come decorate cookies.

Anime According to AMVs

Ages 13+
Sunday 11:00 AM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Anime Music Videos do a great job at telling stories and condensing plot points into short, bite-sized packages... sometimes. Join us for an open participation game show to see what you can learn from an AMV!

Webcomics 101: A crash course in Web Comics

Ages 16+
Sunday 11:30 AM in Frost - K Brand
Ever wanted to create your own webcomic? Come join this relaxed and welcoming panel where we will talk about the ins and outs of the wonderful (and sometimes challenging) world of webcomics.

So You Have Something to Say?

All Ages
Sunday 11:30 AM in Dartmouth - Tim Harrigan
This is a Panel on Panels. Thinking of running a panel at a Con, come and get advise on making your panel better

Corsetry 101

All Ages
Sunday 11:30 AM in Hawthorne - Comiku Girls
Corsets have been in use for centuries, and are still a major staple in costuming today. In this panel, we’ll talk about and show the steps to complete a corset, along with some tips and tricks to make the entire process easier.


Autographs 7

All Ages
Sunday 12:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 7
Christopher Smith, Cindy Robinson, Leah Clark, Greg Finley

Critical Role, RPGs and the Tabletop Renaissance!

All Ages
Sunday 12:00 PM in Salon A - Guest panel 1
Come Join DM Matthew Mercer and Taliesin Jaffe for a panel discussion on his Dungeons and Dragons Twitch show Critical Role, the wonderful, growing community of tabletop geeks, and all other facets of gamer life.

LARP 101

Ages 13+
Sunday 12:00 PM in Salon C - Paintman
An overview of what LARP (Live Action Role Playing) is and how to get started in it. LARP owners of participants are invited to share their experience and information about their games as well.

Cardsharks: AAC Edition

All Ages
Sunday 12:00 PM in Salon B - Dennis Conway
A Combintation of both Trivia and Luck of the Draw, Cardsharks gives you a chance to test if you think the value will be higher or lower from a giant row of cards.

Video Game Music Videos

Ages 13+
Sunday 12:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
Blip. Boop. From the days of blocky sprites to the near-cinema models of today, video games have provided ripe fodder for music videos. Check out this block from "Press Start" to "Game Over."

Tales From the Table

All Ages
Sunday 12:30 PM in Dartmouth - TLEG and friends
a round table discussussion of the craziest and coolest things that ever happened in a table top game. we start off with a few stories then open it up to the floor so all can hear these amazing stories.

Creating Music for Media

All Ages
Sunday 12:30 PM in Frost - Matt Myers
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Cosplay is Acting: Character Interviews!

Ages 13+
Sunday 01:00 PM in Hawthorne - Vespa
What you've all been waiting for! In part three of our series, we bring it all together by putting you in the hot seat for an in-character interview. We'll also go over how you can create character development exercises just for you!

Another Anime Con Jeopardy 2016

All Ages
Sunday 01:00 PM in Salon B - Matthew McKenna
Two Contestants go head to head against last year's Jeopardy Champion to test their Anime knowledge to become Champs of Champs (and win a free pass to AAC next year).

Video game Voice over

All Ages
Sunday 01:00 PM in Salon A - Matthew Mercer
Matthew Mercer helms a grand discussion and Q&A regarding the voiceover side of the Video Game Industry. Talk Shop, projects, experiences, funny stories, and more!

AMVs That Sell the Anime (or Music)

Ages 13+
Sunday 01:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
One side-effect of watching AMVs is that they compel the viewers to want a copy of that particular anime or music source. In this block, we will present to our audience those AMVs that will make you rush out to the Dealer's Room and get that anime (or rush to the mall for some new music)!

Put Some Kick Into Your Flick: Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Video Productions Better

All Ages
Sunday 01:30 PM in Dartmouth - Marc Vadeboncoeur & Bill Millios
Learn several easy ways to raise the production value of your video, whether you are making your own fun videos for YouTube or you are planning your own independent short or feature-length film.

Make It So: The Science of Star Trek

All Ages
Sunday 01:30 PM in Frost - Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe
In 1964, a science fiction show premiered that would boldly go where no show had gone before, not only inspired by the science of the day but encouraging generations of scientists to make their own discoveries. In this panel we'll talk about the real science that influenced the many versions of Star Trek, and the scientific breakthroughs that Star Trek helped to later inspire.


Autographs 8

All Ages
Sunday 02:00 PM in Autographs - Autograph 8
Matthew Mercer, Taliesin Jaffe, and J Michael Tatum

Escape the Panel

Ages 16+
Sunday 02:00 PM in Hawthorne - Paintman
Ever played an Escape the room game? Curious what that is? Come over and get "locked" (you wont really be locked in) into a panel room where you can only escape by solving all the puzzles.

Cosplay 101

All Ages
Sunday 02:00 PM in Salon C - Mama Undertaker
Are you new to cosplay? Are you a veteran of cosplay? Are you just curious about the basic because your not sure where or how to start? join us was we teach everyone the starting Point to cosplay!

Pokemon Tea

All Ages
Sunday 02:00 PM in Curriers - Elean Varney
Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Then come catch them all at Pokemon tea, AAC's annual tea party. As usual we will have plenty of tea and goodies, as well as games with prizes. The event is catered, so there is a small $5 entrance fee, which can be paid at the event door. If you have an AAC 2016 VIP badge, this event is free of charge. Just show your badge at the event door. There is also a dressy casual dress code which you can read below.


Dress/skirts/pants: Skirt or dress no shorter then mid thigh, must at lest be dressy casual. Pants slacks, khaki, or a nice dark jean.

Tops: Button up, blouse, polo, sweater, or any thing dressy. Ties and other neck wear are optional.

Shoes: Dressy sandal, heel, dress boot, flats, loafers. Any thing dressy and clean looking.

Also any cultural wear, that fits in with dressy causal (Ex: Kimonos, Yukata)

Costumes: Any costumes at fall under the above. School uniforms are also acceptable so long as they meet the above requirements. More formal attire is welcome but not required.

Unacceptable: Wrinkled or ripped clothing, miniskirts, sneakers, boots in old condition, flip flops, armor, or any thing you would not wear to a nice occasion.

Comedy Gold

Ages 13+
Sunday 02:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
A side-splitting collection of the best comedy themed anime music videos we have to offer. Looking for a laugh? Then this is your stop.

Hayao Miyazaki: A Storyteller's Journey

All Ages
Sunday 02:30 PM in Frost - Charles Dunbar
The worlds of Ghibli are brimming with colorful characters, wondrous places, and sinister foes. This panel looks at these films, how they reflect the world we live in, and how they display the philosophies of a complicated man.

Snack Tasting

All Ages
Sunday 03:00 PM in Salon D - Lauren Lamm
Japanese snack and drink tasting along with a little information of the eats and drinks

Super Millionaire

All Ages
Sunday 03:00 PM in Main Stage - Davira Kuy
BIG BUCKS ENTERTAINMENT returns to AAC for its 4th year, and we're giving away more prizes than ever before! Will you correctly answer the questions and conquer the Money Tree? Hot Seat contestants will be randomly chosen from our live panel audience. So Keep Calm, Phone A Friend, and Let's Play SUPER MILLIONAIRE!



Cosplay Rumble at the Con (Round 2!)

All Ages
Sunday 03:00 PM in Salon A - Alexis
A variety of characters are fighting it out. Join an audience team, secretly ally yourself with several of the competitors, and take full control of the action in the most chaotic and unpredictable Cosplay Game Show there is!

Anime you May have missed

All Ages
Sunday 03:00 PM in Salon C - The ToddFather
Lets review some hidden anime gems and go over some audience faves as well

Nobody is Evil: Designing Sympathetic Villains

All Ages
Sunday 03:00 PM in Salon B - Matthew Phillion
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My Little Ponyvids

Ages 13+
Sunday 03:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
A multi-genre collection of some amazing My Little Pony music videos, parodies, and fan animations.

Closing Ceremonies

All Ages
Sunday 04:00 PM in Main Stage - Another Anime Con Staff


AMV Sing-A-Long

Ages 13+
Sunday 04:00 PM in Webster - Fan-Works Theater
It's our AMV Sing-a-Long! Come join us as we put on some singable classic AMVs that will end your convention experience with a smile.