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Friday, February 18
 

2:30pm

Para Para with Pants, Hana, Shinobie & Sa-Chan

Pants, Hana, Shinobi and Sa-Chan are at it again! The Super Happy Fun Wow Para Para dance crew is ready to teach everyone another Para Para! Para Para is a Japanese synchronized group dance, much like the Hare Hare Yukai. These dances go to J-Pop, K-Pop and even Eurobeat! Everyone is welcome, so please come dance with us~!


Friday February 18, 2011 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

Dancing with ichiP!

Learn an anime dance or two! ichiP! is a dance group from New York City who have been guests at New York Anime Festival and featured on Japanese TV. They're here to teach you some anime and J-pop dances, so put on your dancin' shoes and get ready to boogie!


Friday February 18, 2011 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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5:30pm

Learn to Trapara: Advanced Para-Para

This panel will teach people who want to learn a more advanced version of para-para called trapara, with a simple routine.


Friday February 18, 2011 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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7:00pm

Chris Ayres' Mock Combat Cosplay 101

Want to give your cosplay skit a little extra "punch", or just wanted to learn how to make it look like you're beating someone up without really hurting them? Well join veteran fight director and voice actor Christopher Ayres for this on-your-feet, hands-on workshop as he teaches you how to stage effective fight sequences. Beginning Mock Combat for Cosplay is needed in order to take the Intermediate workshop.


Speakers
avatar for Chris Ayres

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 →


Friday February 18, 2011 7:00pm - 9:30pm
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9:30pm

So You Think You Can Dance: Para Para Edition

There are plenty of fun dances that come from pop songs or anime, but how do you know which one is right for you and how to go about learning them? In this workshop, we plan to review some dance basics, teach several dances, answer questions about popular Asian dances, and have tons of fun all the while! Let the experienced dancers of Libera Edge help hone your skills to make you a true dance master!


Friday February 18, 2011 9:30pm - 11:00pm
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11:00pm

Karaoke
Friday February 18, 2011 11:00pm - Saturday February 19, 2011 2:00am
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2:00am

The Sound Test
Saturday February 19, 2011 2:00am - 4:00am
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Saturday, February 19
 

11:30am

JoJo's Posing School

Start your day right with Jojo's Posing School! We'll teach you an array of fun and crazy poses inspired by the iconic manga Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. You, too, can ORA ORA ORA your way into being refreshed and making your boring stretches look kinda cool!


Saturday February 19, 2011 11:30am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Chris Ayers' Mock Combat Cosplay 201

Had a great time at Mock Combat for Cosplay 101 and find yourself wanting more? Well join Christopher Ayres for another round with the 201 workshop. Find ways of bridging the techniques from 101 with new things that will be taught in this workshop. You must have taken the beginning workshop in order to take this one.


Speakers
avatar for Chris Ayres

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 →


Saturday February 19, 2011 12:00pm - 2:30pm
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2:30pm

Taiko Drumming w/Doug Manring

Doug Manring offers instruction in Taiko drumming.  Some will get to perform!


Saturday February 19, 2011 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

Cosplay Green Room
Saturday February 19, 2011 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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11:00pm

DeathNote Mafia
Saturday February 19, 2011 11:00pm - Sunday February 20, 2011 2:00am
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Sunday, February 20
 

10:00am

Cosplay Chess

Want to see your favorite characters battle it out with each other? Well with Cosplay Human Chess, anything is possible. No one knows what will happen as two chess players maneuver cosplayer pieces across a giant chessboard.

Details
How does Cosplay Human Chess work? In ordinary Human Chess, thirty-two participants act out the parts of chess pieces on a giant board as two players direct from above. Cosplay Human Chess is the same, except that all the pieces are in costume, and act out their moves as their characters would. Only the two main players need chess experience.

Special Requirements
To participate on the board in Cosplay Human Chess, you must be in costume as anime/manga/video game characters Priority is given to well-known characters from popular series and to multiple characters from the same series. Pre-Registration is required for those actually participating in the event as chess pieces. The registration deadline for this event is June 5!

Cosplay Human Chess Rules:

  1. Entries must be from a Manga, Anime or Japanese video game.
  2. You may enter more than one costume.
  3. Costumes will be selected on quality and construction, as well as popularity of the character and show. This is not first come first serve.
  4. Costumes do not have to be made by the cosplayer.
  5. All costumes must be pg-13. We will immediately discard any entries that disregard this rule. All costumes must also follow the con guidelines. All weapons must also adhere to the Katsucon's weapon policy.
  6. You must attend the chess meeting prior to the match. There are things that you need to know that will be covered during this time. This will help prevent some of the chaos from occurring during the match.
  7. All contestants must be registered for Katsucon. If you are not registered at con or by preregistration, you will not be able to participate. Anyone participating that is under 18, must have a waiver signed by their parents or guardian.
  8. This is an act after all so no attacks that could hurt the other cosplayers or damage their costumes. Overall please be considerate of the others involved.
  9. Images of your costume must be presented along with the entry form. Please include multiple angles of your costume. You will NOT be considered without all information on your entry, as well as images. All costumes entered must be 100% complete in the reference images. Remember to include your real name, contact email and the series of your character when applying. Also please indicate whether you'd like to be Anime, or Video Games.
  10. Feel free to apply as a part of a group, or individually.

Sunday February 20, 2011 10:00am - 12:00pm
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1:00pm

Gaia Feedback Social
Sunday February 20, 2011 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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