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ANIME ATTRACTIONS

IRON WIG LIVE! A COMPETITION BY ARDA WIGS CANADA

This year, at FAN EXPO Canada, Arda Wigs Canada will be holding the first ever Iron Wig LIVE competition! And it’s FREE TO ENTER! Ten contestants will have two and a half (2.5) hours to construct a styled wig using the products and theme provided to them by us. The wigs will then be judged by a panel of experienced wig stylists/cosplayers! and will be hosted by Master cosplayer and Arda Wigmancer, Ali Mahou! Click here for all the details.

THE ANIME COSTUME CONTEST PRESENTED BY WASABI ANIME

NOTE: If you want to enter the contest, please be in the ANIME PANELS at 1:00 PM.  Spaces are limited to 75 entries.

Show off your best anime or Japanese pop culture inspired cosplay on stage to compete for best of show.  Not to be confused with the Fan Expo Canada Costume Contest (Saturday) - this event is genre specific, so click here for details.

EVANGELION: 1.11 YOU ARE [NOT] ALONE

TV-14. Subbed. The stunning rebuild of the anime masterpiece is now extended and enhanced with never before seen new animation and 266 visual and audio improvements. See this amazing retelling of the classic anime TV series!

ANIME SCREENING: SGT. FROG (EPISODES 1-2)

TV-PG. Dubbed. Keroro is Sergeant Frog – the leader of a platoon of warriors sent to conquer planet Earth. But when the amphibious invaders discovered how much humans enjoy dissecting their comrades, the troops were scattered, the mission was aborted, and Keroro was abandoned. Now, this once proud soldier spends more time wielding a vacuum than he does the weapons of war. It’s a far cry from the glory of battle, but hey, at least he’s got his own room.

THE ONE PIECE PANEL! FEATURING COLLEEN CLINKENBEARD

Yo ho, yo ho! Is a pirate’s life for you, too? Join the voice of Monkey D. Luffy for this fun discussion about one of the longest running anime of all time!

ATTACK ON TITAN TRIVIA

Want to be front line in the fight against the Titans? Come and show us if you have what it takes to be part of the survey corps by answering questions about the popular anime.

ANIME NAME THAT TUNE

Anime Name That Tune has been a popular convention event long before Wasabi Anime® was around, but we’ve worked hard to compile and organize hundreds of songs from Japanese anime films and series. Test your skills for fabulous prizes!

ANIME SCREENING: CARDCAPTOR SAKURA: THE MOVIE

Subbed. PG. It's a lucky day when Sakura wins a trip to Hong Kong, but why are her dreams haunted by dark waters and a strange woman? There's no time to enjoy her vacation, however. Sakura is hypnotized and led to discover both a watery phantom world, and the evil woman who inhabits it. But is this spirit as malicious as she seems, or does she burn with a desire for revenge? A tale of a love lost and spurned!

“IT’S NOT OLD. IT’S CLASSIC!” ANIME SERIES OF THE 1960S-1980S

Before you’re off to outer space to save the human race, join Bad Kitty as she kicks it old school with some of the best TV anime offerings from the 1960s to the 1980s. Join us as we answer burning questions such as “How is Macross related to Robotech?” and “What’s with the stupid robot in Battle of the Planets?” and “Why the heck does everyone in Speed Racer talk so fast?”

ANIME SCREENING: ATTACK ON TITAN: JUNIOR HIGH

TV-14. Dubbed. The hit show Attack on Titan is reimagined in this feel-good junior high microseries! See all your favorite characters getting into middle school shenanigans complete with secret love interests, class presidents, and chaotic cultural festivals. Featuring the voice of Fan Expo Canada 2017 Guest Bryce Papenbrook!

MEET SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL’S JUPITER: AMANDA MILLER!

It’s not easy walking into a anime with a devoted following dating back to the early nineties, but Amanda Miller did it (and survived!) Meet the voice of Sailor Jupiter from the new VIZ dub of Sailor Moon and the newest series in the franchise: Sailor Moon Crystal!

ATTACK ON TITAN VOICE ACTORS PANEL

With Season 3 already in production, join this unique opportunity to talk about the phenomenon of Attack on Titan with the narrator (Josh Grelle) and Eren Jaeger (Bryce Papenbrook). Potential spoilers - so have been warned!

ANIME SCREENING: LOVE LIVE! THE SCHOOL IDOL MOVIE

Rated E. Subbed. Although μ’s, the defending champions of the school idol tournament, plans to dissolve their group after the graduation of their senior members, they receive news that leads them to holding a concert event! The 9 girls continue to learn and grow in this new and unfamiliar world.

HABERPANEL: THE TODD HABERKORN EXPERIENCE

Do you follow Todd’s HaberTweets? What about his photos on his @Official_Habergram? Ever wondered what’s it’s like to live the HaberLife? Check out this panel about going to conventions, voice acting, Star Trek, and meeting fans like you!

ANIME SCREENING: PENGUINDRUM (1-4)

TV-14. Subbed. From the creator of Revolutionary Girl Utena comes a story of love, fate, life, death … and Penguins! All twins Kanba and Shouma know is that when their terminally ill sister Himari collapses at the aquarium, her death is somehow temporarily reversed by the penguin hat that she had asked for. It's a provisional resurrection, however, and it comes at a price: to keep Himari alive they need to find the mysterious Penguin Drum.

ANIME MUSIC VIDEOS

What better way to kick off your convention experience than a room showing videos of your favorite anime put to some great music?  Spend an hour watching some of the best loved AMVs of all time! Saturday’s theme: ACTION.

VOLTRON: FROM ANIME TO NETFLIX

In March of 1981, Beast King GoLion premiered in Japan and three years later (September of 1984) the show made its way to the United States as Voltron.  The cartoon has gone through some various incarnations over the years - and we’ll talk about all of them including the current Netflix series (recently renewed for a third season!)

ANIME SCREENING: FAIRY TAIL (EPISODES 1-4)

TV-14. Dubbed. When four young Fairy Tail members unite, their bond is forged by a power found in neither muscle nor magic and grows stronger with every mission. Check out this insanely popular anime featuring Fan Expo Canada guest Todd Haberkorn!

ASK YURI!!! JOSH GRELLE Q&A

What’s it like to be the voice of the main character in the most popular anime of 2016?  Swing by and ask him yourself!  Josh answers questions about Yuri!!! On Ice and working in the voice acting industry.

FAIRY TAIL Q&A WITH TODD HABERKORN

Join Todd Haberkorn (Natsu Dragneel) for this question and answer panel about one of the most amazing anime of all time: Fairy Tail.  Then swing by the Anime Screening Room immediately after to see the first four episodes!

ANIME TABOO (GAME SHOW)

Based on the popular board game, Anime Taboo gives teams of two sixty seconds to guess as many anime and videogame related characters and titles as they can. One player reads the name of the name/title on a card and tries to describe it to the second player. The catch? Each card has a list of five “taboo” words that he/she can’t say while giving the description… and the words are ones someone would usually use when talking about the anime/video game! This game show is as much fun for the audience as it is for the players and players are selected from attendees.

ANIME SCREENING: DRAGON BALL Z: RESURRECTION F (MOVIE)

TV-PG. Dubbed. Facing off against Frieza's powerful new form and his army of 1,000 soldiers, Goku and Vegeta must reach new levels of strength in order to protect Earth from their vengeful nemesis. Featuring the voices of Fan Expo Canada guests Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel!

WOMAN IN VOICE ACTING Q&A

Fan Expo Canada presents a unique opportunity to see what’s it’s like to be a woman in the voiceover industry. Bring your questions for Colleen Clinkenbeard (One Piece) and Amanda Miller (Sailor Moon Crystal) for this moderated event.

ANIME SCREENING: MY HERO ACADEMIA (EPISODES 1-4)

TV-14. Dubbed. From studio BONES, the creators of Fullmetal Alchemist and Soul Eater, comes My Hero Academia, a superhero origin story that soars to the top of the class. Check out the anime all your friends are talking about!

BRYCE BEYOND ANIME: VOICE ACTING IN VIDEO GAMES

You know Bryce’s distinct voice from you favorite anime - but what about your favorite video game? Join this moderated Q&A session as we discuss the differences and similarities between working on animated voices, anime dubs, and video games.

OVER 9000! THE DRAGON BALL VOICE ACTORS PANEL

Voice actors Sean Schemmel (Goku) and Christopher Sabat (Vegeta) have been a part of the Dragon Ball franchise since the beginning, and are now busy at work on Dragon Ball Super. Join this moderated Q&A about one of the greatest anime of all time!

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN SKATE? YURI ON ICE GAMESHOW

Come join the team to see if your knowledge of the anime Yuri On Ice will win you the gold medal!  (Skating not actually required.)

ANIME SCREENING: HANAYAMATA (EPISODES 1-5)

TV-14. Subbed. Created in Kochi in 1954, Yosakoi incorporates modern music and classic Japanese dance into a unique fusion performed in teams. However, while Yosakoi has become a growing phenomenon with huge festivals held across Japan, it's never been more than a blip on high school student Naru Sekia's cultural radar...

ANIME MUSIC VIDEOS

What better way to kick off your convention experience than a room showing videos of your favorite anime put to some great music?  Spend an hour watching some of the best loved AMVs of all time! Friday’s theme: COMEDY.

ANIME CULTURE ROUNDTABLE: WHAT GOT YOU INTO THE FANDOM?

Join the team from Wasabi Anime as we talk about the early days of anime fandom and how it’s evolved from fansubbed VHS tapes to streaming video services. When did you get on the “anime train” - and what movie/series got you there?

OTAKU NO VIDEO

PG-13. Subbed. Somewhat based on the real story of how Gainax was founded, Otaku no Video addresses all aspects of an otaku lifestyle. Both volumes (ONV and More OTV will be shown.) Check out this classic anime reminiscent of the mockumentary This is Spinal Tap!

ALL ABOUT AMANDA: FROM BORUTO TO SAILOR JUPITER

Amanda Miller has voiced dozens of characters in anime - but there’s more to her than Japanese cartoons! Learn about her, her web projects, and more in this presentation followed by a Q&A.

VOCALOID NAME THAT TUNE

With such a variety of songs, do you think you can name them all in a gameshow against other Vocaloid fanatics? We challenge you to come and find out!

ANIME MUSIC VIDEOS: DANCE MUSIC!

What better way to kick off your convention experience than a room showing videos of your favorite anime put to some great music?  Spend an hour watching some of the best loved AMVs of all time! Thursday’s theme: DANCE MUSIC.

ANIME SCREENING: AKB0048 (EPISODES 1-5)

TV-PG. Subbed. With all forms of entertainment banned, a group of bold young women do the unthinkable: resurrect a legendary J-Pop band, forming an all new Band of Sisters known as AKB0048! But these rockin' rebels aren't just singers. They're trained in combat as well as choreography and willing to sacrifice their lives for intergalactic harmony.

WASABI ANIME EVENTS EVERY HOUR

Started in 2001, Wasabi Anime® is known for hosting innovative anime themed events at conventions big and small. Their unique brand of Japanese pop culture entertainment has been a cornerstone feature at dozens of cons across North America including MegaCon Orlando, MegaCon Tampa Day, Fan Expo Dallas and many others. Be sure to check out many of the awesome panels and screening that Wasabi Anime® is presenting over the weekend.

MEET YOUR FAVOURITE ANIME VOICE ACTORS

The actors that provide the voices of your favourite Anime characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being most amiable and enthusiastic!

LOLITA FASHION 101

Lolita is a Japanese street fashion know for its intricate and delicate doll-like look and has become one of the most recognize street style from Japan, now a popular movement in North America. Members of 'The Southern Ontario Lolita Community" will give you an opportunity to find out all about this growing fashion style and how to get involved in it!

LOLITA STREET: STYLE & FASHION PANEL

In this interactive panel, attendees will have a chance to interact and understand lolita garments. Human mannequin will showcase each lolita garment and what it takes to complete an outfit. The Southern Ontario Lolita Community will also be giving shopping tips! If you are interested in getting into the fashion, you won't want to miss it!

LOLITA FASHION SHOW

Hosted by the Southern Ontario Lolita Community members will be on the runway with their best petticoat showcasing their unique style. The assortment will be nothing less than fabulous! Don't forget your camera and catch this year latest trends and fads with this subculture!

LOLITA STYLE PHOTO OP TAKEOVER

Join members of the Lolita Community and their fans as they all take part in a wonderfully fun photo shoot. With a friendly atmosphere and many lolitas in their best attire, it's a great opportunity to meet them, get a photo and ask some questions about the whole style.

LOLITA FRIENDING CHALLENGE

Attendees will be paired with a lolita and given 10 minutes to get to know each other by asking questions. It's like Facebook, before there was Facebook. Then each pair will compete in challenges in order to win prizes!

LOLITA POSE OFF – GAME PANEL

Welcome to our Posing School! Here you will learn the basic 101 and the dos and don'ts of posing fin lolita fashion, Then our students will compete against each other in the Lolita Pose Off Competition. You better work, if you want to be crowned the winner and win the prize!

LOLITA FASHION ARTISANS

Visit with some of the talented artisans behind many of the most beautiful Lolita projects ever created! The Lolita fashion craze from Japan has inspired an entire creative movement in North America and you can see what’s available and where the artists are taking it.

FAN EXPO SPEED DATING

Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to FAN EXPO CANADA™! Come and join in the fun and experience the thrill of meeting your potential soul mate, future spouse or maybe someone a little more casual! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday, Saturday & Sunday! On site sign up only! This is a 19+ event. If you have questions, please post them on Sci-Fi Speed Dating's Facebook page here.

POKEMON GO LURE PARTY

Don't miss the Pokemon Go Lure Party outside the South Building main Entrance!


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