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Friday, March 22
 

1:00pm CDT

Good Omens: Good Luck and Bad Luck in Anime
Superstitions are present in all cultures and often reflected in the media. Japan is no different, as anime and manga portray the superstitions, luck, charms, and curses that fill the rich history of Japanese folklore. In this panel, we explore these themes in popular series like Inuyasha, Gensomaden Saiyuki, and Spirited Away.

Speakers
avatar for Lyndsey Bellamy

Lyndsey Bellamy

Panel Geeks
Panel Geeks consists of two Philadelphia-area sisters/the co-founders of Nijicon(The convention that bridges the gap between yaoi fans and the LGBTQ+ community). This dynamic duo LOVES all things geeky and have decided to take their talents hosting panels on the road. Panel Geeks... Read More →


Friday March 22, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Live 3 [Floor 3, Heritage C]

7:45pm CDT

Oh for the Love of Folklore: A Fan’s perspective on Rumiko Takahashi’s work.
Do you remember the playful joy of Urusei Yatsura? Ever wonder why Lum wears tiger print? Why magical hotsprings in Ranma ½? Wonder how Rumiko Takahashi got the idea for a time-traveling well? We’ll discuss the folklore that inspired her work and the ways she has reimagined in during her career.

Speakers
avatar for Kurenai Kiba

Kurenai Kiba

Owner, Kurenai Kiba
I'm an artist. I paint. I write. I sew. I craft. Whatever it takes to make the idea a reality. Most of the time, it takes cosplay to do that. I love using different mediums to achieve something great. I constantly strive to better my art and I hope you can enjoy the results of my... Read More →
avatar for Yosei

Yosei

Yosei has an educational background in literature and speculative fiction. They are a member of Doomtastic, a small group of friends who run panels on all things geeky and nerdy.


Friday March 22, 2019 7:45pm - 8:45pm CDT
Live 2 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 4]

9:15pm CDT

Dumb Myths: Stupid Superstitions & Creepy Curses
Most of us have heard a few old wives tales in our time, you may even have a lucky penny or a rabbit's foot, but throughout history, the ways people attracted good fortune were sometimes...a little bizarre. Join us for a comedic romp through some of the world's weirdest superstitions, or don't, I'm not your dad.

Speakers
avatar for Adrian Bruce

Adrian Bruce

Light In the Dark
avatar for Laurel Minott

Laurel Minott

Light in the dark


Friday March 22, 2019 9:15pm - 10:15pm CDT
Live 6 [Floor 3, Heritage B]

9:45pm CDT

The Chilling Adventurous Sabrina Panel [18+]
Have you been bewitched by the Netflix show, "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"? Then join us at, or around, the "witching hour" as we talk about our rampant fan theories, favorite characters, and our love of Greendale's favorite witch.

Speakers
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Adam Beaton

Staff, Guest Relations


Friday March 22, 2019 9:45pm - 10:45pm CDT
Live 1 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 3]
 
Saturday, March 23
 

7:15pm CDT

Anime That Got Lucky
Ever wonder how some anime gained such immense popularity seemingly overnight? Was it a struck of luck, good timing, or simply a story that won the hearts of anime fans worldwide? Whatever the reason, we explore some of these lucky series as well as explore similar ones that deserve some luck of their own.

Speakers
avatar for Lyndsey Bellamy

Lyndsey Bellamy

Panel Geeks
Panel Geeks consists of two Philadelphia-area sisters/the co-founders of Nijicon(The convention that bridges the gap between yaoi fans and the LGBTQ+ community). This dynamic duo LOVES all things geeky and have decided to take their talents hosting panels on the road. Panel Geeks... Read More →


Saturday March 23, 2019 7:15pm - 8:15pm CDT
Live 3 [Floor 3, Heritage C]

7:15pm CDT

Folklore of Pennsylvania and the Lancaster Area [18+]
Ride with us on the "Bus to nowhere" and past "The seven gates to hell" as we explore the myths, legends, and folklore of Pennsylvania and the Lancaster area that the Con is based in.


Saturday March 23, 2019 7:15pm - 8:15pm CDT
Live 2 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 4]
 
Sunday, March 24
 

1:00am CDT

SasqWatch-13 Cryptids The Government Doesn't Want You To Know About! Click Here To Learn More!!! [18+]
Do you ever feel like you're being watched by a grinning man? Have you been personally effected by rods in the air? Do you know if your heart of hearts there is a 7 foot long worm terrorizing the Gobi dessert? Click here to find out more!

Speakers
avatar for John Salvino

John Salvino

John Salvino is an artist based in Lancaster, PA. He makes sumi ink paintings, comics, and sculpture that explore fantasy and science fiction.


Sunday March 24, 2019 1:00am - 2:00am CDT
Live 3 [Floor 3, Heritage C]
 


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