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Friday, February 18
 

1:00pm

Japanese Language Day 1 w/Doug Manring

What you need to know to survive your first day in Japan.


Friday February 18, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7
 
Saturday, February 19
 

10:00am

Mecha Design - Practice & Inspiration w/Newton Ewell

We'll talk about what makes a few classic mecha work; we'll also explore what makes for cool-looking, inspirational machinery from real life to SF and fantasy.  Finally, we'll go over tips and tricks to make your mechanical design work pop in illustration and modeling.  Be sure to bring your mecha designs for study and critique! Please bring your favorite drawing pens, pencils and paper/board.  We're gonna have a little fun!!!


Speakers
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Newton Ewell

I entered this world in October 1962, in St. Louis, MO. From that point, I was a creator in search of the right knowledge and technology to bring my dreams to life. I knew it could be done; the question was HOW to do it. I’ve always wanted to be a starship engineer. From childhood... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

11:00am

Ins & Outs of Mecha w/ Robert Aldrich
Speakers
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Robert V Aldrich

Robert V Aldrich returns to Katsucon to spread good cheer and bad jokes. Part writer, part artist, and part walking geek encyclopedia, RVA is back once again to apply his catch-as-catch-can approach of appreciation to video games, manga, and all things anime. RVA can be found in panels... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

3:00pm

Misako Rocks' Speech

Join our hostess for a presentation discussing her Japanese culture, background, and how she became a comic artist in US as an immigrant. She’ll also share a video of an interview of Japanese high school students. This panel is popular with teens and adults.


Speakers
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Misako Rocks!

Misako Rocks! developed a love for comics and manga at an early age and drew her first comic at the age of 13. She moved to New York in 2001 and worked as a a puppeteer, face painter, animal balloon maker, and art teacher while still developing her own work. Her first break came... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 3:00pm - 4:15pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

4:30pm

Voice Directing w/Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Discuss the art of voice over acting and how they do it in the booth.


Speakers
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she portrayed “Major Motoko Kusanagi” in Ghost In The Shell Innocence, Solid State Society and Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex for which she won the American Anime Award for... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 4:30pm - 5:30pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

7:00pm

Jimni Cricket Q&A
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Jimni Cricket

Jimni Cricket NAHM/Nu Breed/marble/house wrecking/mayhem Seattle native Jimni Cricket has been DJ’ing professionally for 10 years focusing on everything from cheesy Happy Hardcore, to live mash-ups and pretty much anything else under the sun. In recent years she been extremely dedicated... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

8:00pm

What is ADR Directing? w/Caitlin Glass and Chris Ayres

Come and learn the process and responsibilities of being an ADR director for English dubs.


Speakers
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Chris Ayres

Christopher Ayres has been working professionally in theatre, television and film since the age of 6. His work has been seen Regionally, Nationally and on Broadway. He currently works as a voice actor for ADV FILMS and FUNimation ENTERTAINMENT Chris is also an A.D.R. Director for... Read More →
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Caitlin Glass

A voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been working in the anime industry since 2004. Most recently she can be heard as Eila in Strike Witches, Kyoko in Initial D: 4th Stage (FUNimation), Mawari in My Bride... Read More →


Saturday February 19, 2011 8:00pm - 9:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7
 
Sunday, February 20
 

10:00am

Artist Alley for Fun & Profit w/Kevin Bolk
Speakers
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Kevin Bolk

Kevin Bolk is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, and proud alumnus of Awesome University (his favorite imaginary alma mater). Although he’s done work for Nickelodeon, Tokyopop, Udon Entertainment, Blind Ferret Entertainment, and Voices For, he’s best known for his parody webcomics... Read More →


Sunday February 20, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

11:00am

Todd Haberkorn's Q&A
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Todd Haberkorn

Todd Haberkorn is currently a proud member of the Anime community and continues to be its humble servant by way of english dubbing. Haberkorn received his BFA in acting from Southern Methodist University and continues to work professionally primarily in Texas and surrounding states... Read More →


Sunday February 20, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

12:00pm

Writing for Comics w/Frank Cho
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Frank Cho

Frank Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, and at the age of six he and his family came to the United States. Cho never had any formal training in art, and taught himself to draw and write by reading art books and comics. At the University of Maryland, he created the award winning... Read More →


Sunday February 20, 2011 12:00pm - 1:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7

1:00pm

Character Design - From Thoughts to Things w/Newton Ewell

What makes up an iconic character?  For that matter, what makes up a cool-looking character?  We'll talk about these things, and ways to make your characters look AWESOME!  Bring your character works-in-progress (WIP)s and we'll hash it out!  Please bring your favorite drawing pens, pencils and paper/board.  We're gonna have a little fun!!!


Speakers
avatar for Newton Ewell

Newton Ewell

I entered this world in October 1962, in St. Louis, MO. From that point, I was a creator in search of the right knowledge and technology to bring my dreams to life. I knew it could be done; the question was HOW to do it. I’ve always wanted to be a starship engineer. From childhood... Read More →


Sunday February 20, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm
05. Live 4 (National Harbor 7) National Harbor 7