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Friday, April 1
 

4:00pm

Arcade Video Game Room
Friday April 1, 2016 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Panel 1

4:00pm

Pokemon League
Friday April 1, 2016 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Pokemon League

5:00pm

Carolina Retro Gamers: Console Classics
We are reviewing games that set the standard for their consoles! These important, but nowadays often forgotten, games didn’t reach “Mario and Sonic” popularity, so you might be in for a few surprises!

Friday April 1, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Events

5:00pm

Costume Judging
Friday April 1, 2016 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Costume Judging

6:00pm

Ultimate Idol Dance Gathering
Your chance to dance and shine like idol!

Friday April 1, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Events

7:30pm

K-Pop Lip Sync Battle Royale
Do you like Kpop? Do you love to sing along even though you don’t know a single word of korean? Come to this panel and lip sync along with some of the hottest songs out there to try and win some great prizes.

Friday April 1, 2016 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Main Events

8:00pm

Karaoke - Upstairs
Friday April 1, 2016 8:00pm - 11:00pm
Karaoke

9:30pm

The Females of Go Nagai
Like old school anime? This is an open discussion about an older artist, Go Nagai, and his impact on female characters in anime.

Friday April 1, 2016 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Main Events
 
Saturday, April 2
 

10:00am

Anime Japanese Commercials For the Fun!
1 Hour of the Best Modern and Classic Anime Style Japanese Commercials. Your Favorite Anime Characters selling Soda, Juice, Noodles and Cars!

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Panel 1

10:00am

“Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood” – a book by a USC Professor
This is the first book ever written about the relationship between manga/anime and Hollywood! Listen to professor Northrop Davis of USC as he discusses his awesome new book.

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Panel 3

10:00am

Anime Tropes: A Love/Hate Relationship
You’ve seen it done before, you’ll see it done again. Some anime break the mold and others jump the shark. But don’t worry, we’ll show you where the pitfalls are.

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Panel 2

10:00am

Costume Judging
Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 5:00pm
Costume Judging

10:00am

Manga Library
Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 10:00pm
Manga Library

10:00am

Saturday Tabletop Schedule
Games on Demand: 10 AM to 1 PM
Ryuutama: 10 AM to 1 PM
Games on Demand: 2 PM to 5 PM
Ryuutama: 2 PM to 5 PM
Go Tutoring: 4 PM to 8 PM
Shinobigami: 6 PM to 10 PM 

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 10:00pm
Tabletop Room

10:00am

Tabletop Room
Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - 10:00pm
Tabletop Room

10:00am

Pokemon League
Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00am - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Pokemon League

10:30am

Opening Ceremonies
Kick off Nashicon 2016 with us in opening ceremonies!

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Events

11:00am

Con Survival 101
First con ever? Last one was a disaster? A con veteran gives you tips, tricks, and horror stories to make your convention a safe and happy one.

Saturday April 2, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel 3

11:00am

Undertale: About, Discussion and Q&A
An indie rpg that has filled many people with DETERMINATION! Come join us in discovering just what this game has to offer, a discussion (may be spoiler free), and a Q&A with the panelists!

Saturday April 2, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel 1

11:00am

Dealer's Room open
Saturday April 2, 2016 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dealer's Room

11:00am

Arcade Video Game Room
Saturday April 2, 2016 11:00am - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Arcade Video Game Room

11:30am

Guest Voice Actor Q&A
Lauren Landa, David Vincent and Tony Oliver will answer your questions about voice acting, the industry, and whatever else you are curious about.

Speakers
LL

Lauren Landa

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at | the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows | including Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, and Comic | Potential. She was Assistant Director for stage productions such as | Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as | the Greek comedy, Lysistrata. | | Within the world behind the mic, she is... Read More →
TO

Tony Oliver

TONY OLIVER, who was recently named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career 25 years ago as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire Child”). His first foray into television was as the voice of Rick... Read More →
DV

David Vincent

David Vincent – Actor / Producer | David is an Award winning Voice Actor / Producer based in Los Angeles. He’s given voice to hundreds of Animation/Anime episodes, and Video Game titles, as well as Guest Star appearances on TV shows such as The Mentalist and NCIS. David was nominated “Best Voice Actor in an Anime” by the American Anime Awards for his work as VAN in GUN x SWORD. David is currently Starring as the Talking Sailor Uniform... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Main Events

11:30am

Glam and Guns - Fashion in Mecha Anime
Girls love guys in uniforms–and in robots! Join us for an overview of fashion trends and the best–and worst–dressed pilots and villains in mecha history.

Saturday April 2, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Panel 2

12:00pm

Anime Jeopardy
Anime Jeopardy is back with new questions, cool prizes, and fun for the contestants as well as the audience.

Saturday April 2, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Panel 3

12:00pm

Hetalia Old Times Gone
Old times have passed but not all memories fade. Good and Bad memories will always remain, join the Hetalia Characters as they reminisce their pasts.

Saturday April 2, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Panel 1

12:00pm

Saturday Video Game Tournaments
Smash Bros. WiiU Singles: Starting 12 PM
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 : Starting 2 PM
Mario Kart 8: Starting 4 PM
Street Fighter 5: Starting 6 PM 

Saturday April 2, 2016 12:00pm - 8:30pm
Arcade Video Game Room

12:30pm

Gotta Catch Ém All: 20th Anniversary Edition
The Pokémon panel you know and love. Come to reminisce, talk about hype for all the new games coming out this year, win some prizes, and more!

Saturday April 2, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Main Events

12:30pm

Haikyuu: Game, Set, Match
Game: Games hosted by your favorite volleyball players. Set: Time to talk about said volleyball players. Match: Trivia with a chance to win amazing prizes!

Saturday April 2, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Panel 2

1:00pm

We Make Manga: USC's Manga Production Class
Learn all about the manga/anime class that Professor Northrop Davis teaches at USC! Come meet the students and their professor in this amazing class and see their work, as well as hear about the revolutionary website, wemakemanga.com.

Saturday April 2, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel 3

1:00pm

A Mighty Morphin Panel: Power Rangers - How It All Began
Presented by Tony Oliver, the development producer, head writer and co-producer of the original series, this panel is all about the beginnings of the Sentai phenomenon “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”.

Speakers
TO

Tony Oliver

TONY OLIVER, who was recently named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career 25 years ago as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire Child”). His first foray into television was as the voice of Rick... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Panel 1

1:30pm

Welcome To Summoner's Rift! For League of Legends Addicts
Gathering all League of Legend proud addicts; we are not here to cure you, but to embrace you! Come join us for tips and tricks, embodied characters, jokes, and free door prizes!

Saturday April 2, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Panel 2

1:30pm

Voice Actor Tryouts
Want to be a voice actor? Come try out with special guest David Vincent, and get some helpful tips and tricks for breaking into the industry.

Speakers
DV

David Vincent

David Vincent – Actor / Producer | David is an Award winning Voice Actor / Producer based in Los Angeles. He’s given voice to hundreds of Animation/Anime episodes, and Video Game titles, as well as Guest Star appearances on TV shows such as The Mentalist and NCIS. David was nominated “Best Voice Actor in an Anime” by the American Anime Awards for his work as VAN in GUN x SWORD. David is currently Starring as the Talking Sailor Uniform... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Main Events

2:00pm

Convention Dos and Don'ts!
For convention newbies and people new to the convention scene! We will be showing you some of the unspoken rules of conventions.

Saturday April 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel 3

2:30pm

Sailor Moon: Is Mamoru the One For Usagi?
Come discuss the many suitors of Usagi with the Fandames! Who is the right man or even woman for her?!

Saturday April 2, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Panel 1

2:30pm

So You Think You Can Fight? Round 2
Are you a bad enough dude to take it to the end? 16 players will participate in a fun elimination game with a really cool prize for the winner. Be wowed by the obscurity and get into the zone!

Saturday April 2, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Panel 2

3:00pm

Attack on Titan with Lauren Landa
The voice behind Anne Leonhardt herself will talk to you about the insanely popular anime Attack on Titan.

Speakers
LL

Lauren Landa

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at | the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows | including Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, and Comic | Potential. She was Assistant Director for stage productions such as | Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as | the Greek comedy, Lysistrata. | | Within the world behind the mic, she is... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Events

3:00pm

Do You Know the Lyrics?
Do you truly know k-pop? We’ll have a discussion and debate about k-pop news, some trivia, and sing some k-pop karaoke!

Saturday April 2, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel 3

3:00pm

Dealer's Room open
Saturday April 2, 2016 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Dealer's Room

3:00pm

Pokemon League - Saturday Tournaments
Flash Tournament: Starting 3 PM
Pokeraoke: 6 PM to 7 PM
Gen 1 Tournamnet: Starting 7 PM 

Saturday April 2, 2016 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Pokemon League

3:30pm

Adventures in Voice Acting Mini Workshop
Join veteran Voice Actor, Director and Producer Tony Oliver for lots of fun and real information about what it takes to become a professional voice actor. Tony will touch on the basic skills any aspiring voice actor needs to succeed and give helpful advice and exercises you can do at home.

Speakers
TO

Tony Oliver

TONY OLIVER, who was recently named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career 25 years ago as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire Child”). His first foray into television was as the voice of Rick... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Panel 1

4:00pm

Anime Theme Song Challenge!
Think you know your anime openings just by a few notes or words? Then come show what you know and win prizes!

Saturday April 2, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel 3

4:00pm

Chicks Dig Giant Robots
Mecha is typically considered a male genre — and yet, it routinely attracts the devotion of hordes of ravenous ladies. This panel will explore how the marketing and common tropes of mecha anime consistently attract devoted female fanbases.

Saturday April 2, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel 2

4:30pm

Blazblue with Lauren Landa and David Vincent
Come join the voices behind Litchi Faye Ling and Jin Kisaragi as they talk about the video game sensation BlazBlue!

Speakers
LL

Lauren Landa

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at | the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows | including Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, and Comic | Potential. She was Assistant Director for stage productions such as | Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as | the Greek comedy, Lysistrata. | | Within the world behind the mic, she is... Read More →
DV

David Vincent

David Vincent – Actor / Producer | David is an Award winning Voice Actor / Producer based in Los Angeles. He’s given voice to hundreds of Animation/Anime episodes, and Video Game titles, as well as Guest Star appearances on TV shows such as The Mentalist and NCIS. David was nominated “Best Voice Actor in an Anime” by the American Anime Awards for his work as VAN in GUN x SWORD. David is currently Starring as the Talking Sailor Uniform... Read More →


Saturday April 2, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Panel 1

4:30pm

Anime Dating Game
A game show where in-character cosplayers compete with each-other to win the heart of a bachelor or bachelorette that is also cosplaying, and responding in-character. The lucky Bachelor or Bachelorette, usually a popular and recognizable character like Sailor Moon or Duo Maxwell, will sit on one side of a screen and ask questions to three contestants they don’t know the identities of! At the end of the match a contestant is chosen based solely on the answers they gave during the round.

Saturday April 2, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Events

5:00pm

Disability Inclusion For the Con Experience
Join us for a discussion of rights, resources, tips, and tricks for people with disabilities attending cons and other large events. This panel is for people of all ages, with all types of disabilities; and is also for people without disabilities as well!

Saturday April 2, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Panel 3

5:00pm

Learn How To Play Street Fighter 5
Want to play Street Fighter but don’t know how to throw fire balls or dragon punches? Come to this panel and we will make sure-you-can!

Saturday April 2, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Panel 2

6:00pm

Fate/Servant Theory
Who would be the greatest servant of all time? Who would be the worst? Fate/Zero and Unlimited Blade Works are about servants from history fighting a war, and we will discuss who would be the greatest servants for each class! (Minor spoilers for the show)

Saturday April 2, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Panel 3

6:00pm

The Mythology Behind Okami
If you like Okami and Japanese history then this panel is for you! Stop by and listen about the Japanese mythology found throughout Okami.

Saturday April 2, 2016 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Panel 2

6:30pm

Costume Contest

Have a costume you wish to show off? Or do you have a costume you made and would like to enter it to win prizes? Then this is the event for you. Have your costumed enter to be judged, or have a walk on to show off your costume to an audience. Rules are subject to change by the Nashicon staff at any time without warning.

You can sign up for a judging time on Friday from 5pm – 10pm, or on Saturday from 10am to 5pm. These spots are first-come, first served, so make sure to get there early! Judging times will be on Saturday from 10am to 5pm.


Saturday April 2, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Events

7:00pm

Take My Revolution - The World of Utena
Older otaku know Revolutionary Girl Utena is an anime from the 90’s, but there’s so much more! We’ll talk about themes in the universe, all the different incarnations (anime, manga, movie, musical, game), and the team that created it!

Saturday April 2, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Panel 3

7:00pm

Autographs
Saturday April 2, 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Autographs

7:30pm

AKB0048 Concert
The girls of AKB0048 have stopped at Nashicon to hold a concert! The girls of the AKB Cuties are here to bring the AKB spirit!

Saturday April 2, 2016 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Panel 2

8:00pm

The Ultimate Gaming Panel
The ultimate gaming panel. Game on.

Saturday April 2, 2016 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Panel 3

8:00pm

Formal Ball

Join us for our third formal ball on the evening of April 2nd in the main ballroom for an evening of dancing and a refreshing atmosphere.  The music played will be catering to dance styles such as waltz, foxtrot, and tango.  If you don’t know those you are welcome to join us for our complementary dance lesson panel!

The ball will have a charge of $5 at the door to attend.

As with any formal events there is an enforced dress attire of black suit and tie.


Saturday April 2, 2016 8:00pm - 9:45pm
Main Events

9:00pm

18+ Anime Dating GAme
A game show where in-character cosplayers compete with each-other to win the heart of a bachelor or bachelorette that is also cosplaying, and responding in-character. The lucky Bachelor or Bachelorette, usually a popular and recognizable character like Sailor Moon or Duo Maxwell, will sit on one side of a screen and ask questions to three contestants they don’t know the identities of! At the end of the match a contestant is chosen based solely on the answers they gave during the round. This is the 18+ edition - IDs will be checked at the door!

Saturday April 2, 2016 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Panel 2

9:30pm

Retro Anime: Feel the Nostalgia
Join the FanDames as take a look back on anime of the 80’s and 90’s: the days of VHS tapes and bad dubs that were apart of how so many of came to be otaku.

Saturday April 2, 2016 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Panel 3

9:45pm

Late Night Dance
Join DJ Cir9 and DJ Chan for another year of our late night dance!

Saturday April 2, 2016 9:45pm - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Main Events

10:00pm

Why Yaoi Fanfiction Matters
Fanfiction is a way for it’s writers to comment on their fandoms’ themes and relationships; yaoi fanfiction goes even further in that commentary. This panel is a look at that commentary and what we can learn through analyzing fanfiction.

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Panel 2

10:00pm

Karaoke - Downstairs
Saturday April 2, 2016 10:00pm - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Karaoke

10:30pm

Best Butts of Anime: Return of the Tush
As the stars align, the mighty Tush Empire makes it way to Earth again! The only thing that can stop them in an hour of showing them just how wonderful the human rump is!

Saturday April 2, 2016 10:30pm - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Panel 3

11:00pm

Everything You Love Is Trash!
Hey you! You know that thing you love? It’s TRASH. Come defend it in this panel!

Saturday April 2, 2016 11:00pm - Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00am
Panel 2
 
Sunday, April 3
 

10:00am

Anime Fan Films Premiere
A screening of a fan film(s) based on the popular anime series Death Note!

Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Events

10:00am

The Other Half of the Con
Conventions are fun, but what about the logistical side – getting there, staying there, and finding food there? Tips about transportation, accommodations, and nourishment – with saving your money, your health, and your sanity in mind!

Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Panel 3

10:00am

What The Heck Are You Watching?! Parents, Anime and Conventions
So you’ve taken your child to a convention. Culture-shocked yet? A con veteran and life-long anime fan will try to explain this craziness.

Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Panel 2

10:00am

Old Gen vs. Current Gen
Old gen gaming consoles vs. New gen gaming consoles. Which side are you on?

Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Panel 1

10:00am

Pokemon League
Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 3:00pm
Pokemon League

10:00am

10:00am

Manga Library
Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Manga Library

10:00am

Sunday Tabletop Schedule
Games on Demand: 10 AM to 1 PM
Go Tutoring: 12 PM to 4 PM
Red Dragon Inn Tournament: 1PM to 4 PM 

Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tabletop Room

10:00am

Tabletop Room
Sunday April 3, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Tabletop Room

11:00am

Video Game Voice Acting
Our awesome special guests Lauren Landa, David Vincent and Tony Oliver will talk all about video game voice acting – the differences and similarities in acting for anime, some of their favorite roles, and more!

Speakers
LL

Lauren Landa

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren first began acting at | the age of 11 in the stage production of Annie, and continued with shows | including Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Bye Bye Birdie, and Comic | Potential. She was Assistant Director for stage productions such as | Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Batboy the Musical, as well as | the Greek comedy, Lysistrata. | | Within the world behind the mic, she is... Read More →
TO

Tony Oliver

TONY OLIVER, who was recently named to IMDB’s top 20 all time Anime Voice Actors list, began his career 25 years ago as an actor on stage and camera performing in several feature films and dozens of plays. He found success as a voice over artist, lending his voice to one of the first foreign made animated features to receive wide US release (“The Sea Prince and the Fire Child”). His first foray into television was as the voice of Rick... Read More →
DV

David Vincent

David Vincent – Actor / Producer | David is an Award winning Voice Actor / Producer based in Los Angeles. He’s given voice to hundreds of Animation/Anime episodes, and Video Game titles, as well as Guest Star appearances on TV shows such as The Mentalist and NCIS. David was nominated “Best Voice Actor in an Anime” by the American Anime Awards for his work as VAN in GUN x SWORD. David is currently Starring as the Talking Sailor Uniform... Read More →


Sunday April 3, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Events

11:00am

Nerdy Knitting and Crotchet
Knitting and crocheting are really handy crafting skills! The FanDames will discuss some of the cool things that are possible with these crafts, complete with tips and tricks for learning them.

Sunday April 3, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel 3

11:00am

Pokémon: Mega Evolution
Ever since X and Y came out, Pokemon are now able to evolve even further. We want to teach all about Mega Evolution and also hear what you have to say about it.

Sunday April 3, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Panel 2

11:00am

Dealer's Room open
Sunday April 3, 2016 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dealer's Room

11:30am

Underversestuck
Never since SuperWhoLock has the joining of three fandoms been so terrifying. Join us as we celebrate everything we love (and a little of what we hate) about Homestuck, Steven Universe, and Undertale.

Sunday April 3, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm
Panel 1

12:00pm

Fire Emblem: Dead Units Used to STAY Dead
Marth wasn’t only in Smash Brothers – he starred in his own games long before making it into Melee. Learn about the popular strategy RPG series Fire Emblem, the games that never made it stateside, why all the Lords have blue hair, and more!

Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Panel 2

12:00pm

Nashicon Art Jam
Come draw with us! Bring your sketchbook and drawing supplies for drawing games, or just meet new art friends.

Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Panel 3

12:00pm

Harry Potter House Trivia Cup
A trivia battle between the Houses! Choose your house and compete to win the trivia house cup through three rounds of increasingly harder questions!

Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Events

12:00pm

Sunday Video Game Tournaments
Super Smash Bros. Meelee Teams: Starting 12 PM
Dengeki Bounko Fighting Climax: Starting 2 PM 

Sunday April 3, 2016 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Arcade Video Game Room

12:30pm

The Digimon Panel 4 - Tri-ing Harder
From the digital pet in the 90s all the way up to the shiny new Digimon Adventure Tri and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, we’ll talk about everything!

Sunday April 3, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Panel 1

1:00pm

Costume Contest Feedback
This informative panel is for those wanting to find out what judges are looking for and to get critiques on their entry for this years contest(s).

Sunday April 3, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel 3

1:00pm

Love Live! Never Ending Stage
Music S.T.A.R.T!! Come meet and discuss μ’s, the school idol group from Otonokizaka Academy that is swiftly gaining popularity through their songs, dances, and charms.

Sunday April 3, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panel 2

1:00pm

Autographs
Sunday April 3, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Autographs

2:00pm

Unlocking the Mysteries of Gravity Falls
Come join your favorite Gravity Falls characters in a discussion unraveling the magic and mysteries of Gravity Falls! There will be mischief, mayhem, trivia, and a lot of facts!

Sunday April 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel 2

2:00pm

Yo-Kai is Why: An Introduction to Yo-Kai Watch
Ever wanted to know why you can’t seem to fall asleep at night, or why you have sore shoulders? Learn about Japan’s newest multimedia phenomenon surrounding spirits who mess with humans’ everyday lives, and the cultural backdrop to this insanely popular video game and anime series!

Sunday April 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panel 1

2:30pm

Cosplay Chess
Who will win this year, those primitive, smelly Earthlings, or those dastardly villains from Space? Find out on Sunday at 2:30pm in Main Events! Watch your favorite characters battle it out on a giant chessboard! Cosplay Chess will feature human cosplayers as the chess pieces being moved across the board, but this is not your standard chess match.  Cosplay Chess will be held on Sunday afternoon with rehearsals/orientations occurring before the match.

Sunday April 3, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Events

3:00pm

Closing Ceremonies
Another year, another Nashicon has come and gone. Help us bring Nashicon 2016 to a close!

Sunday April 3, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Events

3:00pm

Mecha 101: The East Is Burning Red
Let our resident Mecha Expert teach you the ways of the giant robots and the space operas in Mecha 101.

Sunday April 3, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel 2

3:00pm

Power Rangers 101
Heroes in multicolored spandex, fighting the forces of evil, sometimes with giant robots – that’s Power Rangers in a nutshell. We’ve got 90’s nostalgia, the current seasons, and everything inbetween!

Sunday April 3, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel 1

3:00pm

Sociology and Psychology at Cons
Can depression and Anxiety decrease when at a convention with people of shared interest? A Lecture Discussion Panel.

Sunday April 3, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel 3

4:00pm

Body Positivity In Cosplay
This panel is about appreciating your character and your body for what it is, regardless of it’s shape, color, or overall difference.

Sunday April 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel 3

4:00pm

Carolina Retro Gamers: The Fighting Games of SNK
Learn about the history of some of the best fighting video games from the retro era made by the iconic Japanese company SNK!

Sunday April 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel 1

4:00pm

Reboot Ahead! How Narrative Changes
Ever wonder why reboots happen? This panel examines what leads to reboots and what we can learn by studying both the reboot and the original work.

Sunday April 3, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel 3