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Guest Panels

Speaking in Tongues | Paul & Sarah
Paul St. Peter & Sarah Williams
  • Time: Saturday 1:30pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Paul and Sarah share their experiences in the Anime industry from the perspective of teacher and former student.
Q&A Madoka Magica | Sarah
Sarah Williams
  • Time: Saturday 5pm
  • Location: Panel Room
Voice Maker | Paul
Paul St. Peter
  • Time: Saturday 4pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Noted voice actor Paul St. Peter brings a fun, practical, and accessible approach to voice and character creation that can benefit any speaker, from beginner to expert. He will share his experiences in anime and video game production, and call upon brave volunteers from the audience to assist him in showing how the process works. Those interested in attending the following panel (Voice Performer) will return and perform assigned auditions, scenes, narration, and commercials. Come and see how we actors create these fun and sometimes wild voices! Are you brave enough?
Q&A Sword Art Online | Sarah
Sarah Williams
  • Time: Sunday 3pm
  • Location: Panel Room
Voice Performer | Paul
Paul St. Peter
  • Time: Sunday 4pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Welcome to graduation day! Mr. St Peter will talk briefly about the previous panel (Voice Maker), and then the attendees who rehearsed their assigned material will be on stage! Audience members will be asked to comment about the voices and performances they hear, and Mr. St. Peter will give notes and offer advice, and have the speakers do re-takes. Let’s all see how creative and inventive our fellow Con friends can be!
Cosplay 101 | Yumi
Yumi
  • Time Saturday 3pm; Sunday 1:30pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Thinking about cosplaying on the next level? Yumi will share her experiences cosplaying at some of the biggest conventions in Asia, providing tips on posing, photography and safety when working with others. If you are a cosplayer or photographer looking to with with cosplayers, this panel is for you!
Love-Live Dance Lesson | Yumi
Yumi
  • Time: Saturday 12:30pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Yumi will teach one of the Dances featured in Love-Live

  

Fan Panels

Cosplay Confidence | Danica
Danica M.
  • Time: Sat & Sun 10:30am
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Want to cosplay but feeling a little shy? Our local cosplayer Danica speaks about becoming a confident cosplayer
Armourcrafting | Kaos Horde
Kaos Horde
  • Time: Saturday 11:30am
  • Location: Panel Room
Attack on Ereri [M15]|
Nicole | MATURE PANEL

Parental guidance highly recommended

  • Time: Saturday 7pm
  • Location: Panel Room
  • Two cosplayers as Levi and Eren from Attack on Titan playing games and interacting with the audience such as:
    • Truth or Dare (Audience included)
    • Draw each other (audience included if willing, prizes to people who participate)
    • Q&A Ereri/Riren Addition / Cosplayer Addition 7 Second Challenge (Prizes to people who participate)
    • and time to take photos concluding the panel.

 

Workshops

Sword & Shield | Kaos Horde
Kaos Horde
  • Time: Sat 10:30am, 3:30pm; Sun 10:30am, 2pm
  • Location: Live Action Zone
  • Get together with Kaos Horde and learn the basics of medieval combat with swords, shields and spear. Non-metal equipment used. Participants must sign a waiver.
Manga Badge Making
City of Darwin
  • Time: Saturday & Sunday |10am-12:00pm; 3pm-10pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Yep, City of Darwin Libraries is letting you cut up its old Manga to make badges. Or be creative and draw your own!
Special FX Makeup | Krista
Krista Kaye
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Saturday 11am – Watch local makeup artist Krista Kaye transform her model to look like a popular comic character.
  • Sunday 11am – Watch local makeup artist Krista Kaye transform her model into a mythical alien-like creature using traditional glam makeup and body paint.
MaKey MaKey Game Controller
City of Darwin
  • Time: Saturday 12pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Use a MaKey MaKey to make a game controller out of everyday objects, including playdough, lead pencil and anything conductive!
3D Printing
City of Darwin
  • Time: Sunday 12pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Drop into the Maker Café to check out the City of Darwin Libraries’ 3D printers.
Squishy circuit workshops
City of Darwin
  • Time: Saturday & Sunday 4pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Learn about basic circuit design and make cutesy light up sculptures using LEDs and playdough! Only at City of Darwin’s Maker Café.
Halo Halo Making
City of Darwin
  • Time: Saturday 3pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Find out more about this delicious Filipino shaved ice dessert and have a go at making your own. Facilitated by Zandro Lagman for LAUNCH Darwin.
Ais Kacang Making
City of Darwin
  • Time: Sunday 3pm
  • Location: Maker Cafe
  • Find out more about this delicious Malaysian shaved ice dessert and have a go at making your own. YUM! Facilitated by Jono Chow for LAUNCH Darwin.