Anime

3:00 PM | Location: University C

Cartoon Sing-Along

Come sing along to your favorite cartoon songs of the decades!

Moderator: EBA Comedy

Panelists: EBA Comedy, Crazy Red Artist

Tracks: Performing Arts, Music, Anime, Film & TV

1:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Guilty Pleasure Anime

Even “bad” anime can be good fun. Stand by your fandom! What are some of your all-time favorite guilty-pleasure animes, and what makes them so bad that they're good? Cosplay encouraged!

Moderator: Jovial Juggernaut

Panelists: Jovial Juggernaut, Crazy Red Artist, Fae Mullens, Clinton Girkin

Tracks: Anime, Fandoms, Cosplay

Noon | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Love Live! Random Dance Play

Do you love idols? Do you love Love Live!? Come meet and dance with cosplay idols and fans of idol culture! Be sure to bring your light sticks, some water, and fan chants! No experience or idol cosplay is necessary! We invite all skill levels, no matter if you have been a Day 1 fan of µ's or you just discovered Liella!

Moderator: Aoi Kitsu

Panelists: Aoi Kitsu, Delightful Hericane, Madi

Tracks: Anime, Music, Performing Arts

4:00 PM | Location: University C

Q&A with Jamie Marchi and J. Michael Tatum

Meet voice actors Jamie Marchi and J. Michael Tatum in this all-ages Q&A session.

Moderator: Jamie Marchi

Panelists: Jamie Marchi, J. Michael Tatum

Tracks: Film & TV, Performing Arts, Anime, Pop Culture & Entertainment

3:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Q&A with Johnny Yong Bosch

Join Johnny Yong Bosch for this audience Q&A. (45 minutes. Seating begins at 3 PM.)

Moderator: Brett Parker

Panelists: Brett Parker, Johnny Yong Bosch

Tracks: Pop Culture & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Anime, Film & TV

11:00 AM | Location: Boomer A

Anime of the 80s and 90s

A nostalgic look at the anime of the 80s and 90s. What are your favorite shows to watch today, and which need to stay in the vault (for reasons...)?

Moderator: Clinton Girkin

Panelists: Clinton Girkin, La Blanke, Tyrell Gephardt, Luna Reign Cosplay, Squirrelly Jedi Photography

Tracks: Anime

5:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Art Imitating Life, Imitating…

Since the earliest times, we have experienced the world and shared that experience by creating works of art. New ideas emerge from creative expression. Examine this symbiotic journey, as how art eventually becomes reality and vice versa.

Moderator: Jan S. Gephardt

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Daniel Erickson, Dara Fogel, PhD, Chaz Kemp, Tracy S. Morris, Steven E. Wedel

Tracks: Art, Anime, Cosplay, Film & TV, Internet Life, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Writing & Publishing

3:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Delightful Hericane K-pop & Idol Dancing Show

K-pop and idol dancing performances brought to you by Delightful Hericane and Aoi Kitsu!

Moderator: Madi

Panelists: Madi, Aoi Kitsu, Delightful Hericane

Tracks: Music, Performing Arts, Anime

5:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Extended Q&A with Jamie Marchi and J. Michael Tatum

Join Michael and Jamie for this SoonerCon exclusive Q&A session as they talk more about their VA roles, share about expanding their current projects, and spill all the hot tea with fans.

Moderator: Jamie Marchi

Panelists: Jamie Marchi, J. Michael Tatum

Tracks: Film & TV, Anime, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Performing Arts

3:00 PM | Location: Sooner B

Fursuiting 101

A crash course in everything fursuiting related! From building the suit, suiting up for the first time, and how to move and perform in your suit! This panel is an all-ages panel focused on fursuit performing and fursuit building.

Moderator: Cal Custard

Panelists: Cal Custard, Kekkuda, Moe

Tracks: Anime, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Costuming & Fashion, Maker, Cosplay

3:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 2 Boardroom

Intro to AMVs

An introduction to Anime Music Videos (AMVs). What are they, how to make them, and tips for competing in convention AMV contests. (1 hour) Limit 14 participants.

Moderator: Clinton Girkin

Panelists: Clinton Girkin

Tracks: Anime, Internet Life

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

My Hero Academia VAs Q&A

Join voice actors Johnny Yong Bosch, Jamie Marchi, Cory J. Phillips, and J. Michael Tatum as they share their experiences and answer your fan questions about all things My Hero Academia! (45 minutes. Seating begins 4 PM.)

Moderator: Johnny Yong Bosch

Panelists: Johnny Yong Bosch, Jamie Marchi, Cory J. Phillips, J. Michael Tatum

Tracks: Pop Culture & Entertainment, Film & TV, Anime, Performing Arts

Noon | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Q&A with Johnny Yong Bosch

Join Johnny Yong Bosch for this audience Q&A. (45 minutes. Seating begins at noon.)

Moderator: Brett Parker

Panelists: Brett Parker, Johnny Yong Bosch

Tracks: Anime, Film & TV, Performing Arts, Pop Culture & Entertainment

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma G

Return of the Seminar: How to Become an Evil Overlord

Expert overlords coach newcomers on many topics, such as lair construction, the ever-important costume, the best weapons, and the care and feeding of minions. (And disposing of those who mess up.)

Moderator: Phillip Drayer Duncan

Panelists: Phillip Drayer Duncan, Sherri Dean, John Ferguson aka Count Gregore, Jovial Juggernaut, Kimber, Julia S. Mandala

Tracks: Writing & Publishing, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Fandoms, Cosplay, Anime

3:00 PM | Location: University C

Breaking into the Acting Biz

This is an introduction to finding the right tools and connections for aspiring actors. We also offer advice on how to find an agent, what to look for in headshots, demo reels, and voice reels. We’ll cover where to find classes and ways to avoid getting scammed, as well as locations to find work based on experience and network with others pursuing the same goal.

Moderator: Cory J. Phillips

Panelists: Cory J. Phillips, Take One Improv

Tracks: Film & TV, Performing Arts, Anime, General Interest

1:00 PM | Location: University C

Cutthroat Iron Cosplay

Four cosplayers have 30 minutes to quick-construct the best costume using provided materials. A theme or required material is included, and basic cosplay materials are provided along with some not-so basic options to use. The audience is the judge of this creative contest. May the best cosplay win!

Moderator: Buck Berlin

Panelists: Buck Berlin, Chaotic Neutral Cosplay, Cal Custard, Lollalotus, the Lo-Fi Ky

Tracks: Gaming, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Contest, Costuming & Fashion, Art, Anime, Cosplay, Maker

2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

EBA Comedy's Cosplay Combat

Join EBA in the fights of the century as cosplayers from our own audience roll their own fates and fight in mock combat. Will the dice be in their favor?

Moderator: EBA Comedy

Panelists: EBA Comedy, Crazy Red Artist

Tracks: Cosplay, Anime, Performing Arts

10:00 AM | Location: Boomer A

Reimagining the Hero's Journey for SF

What does a good hero story look like today in spec fic? High tech, low tech, otherworldly and fantastic settings aside, how has the hero's journey changed in 2022? What stories need telling now? What's it mean to be a hero, anyway?

Moderator: Rhonda Eudaly

Panelists: Rhonda Eudaly, Brook Bullock, David Carrico, Rosemary Clement-Moore, Daniel Erickson, A C Smart

Tracks: Writing & Publishing, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Anime, Film & TV, Gaming, Fandoms, Cosplay

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Who's that Pokémon?

Funny folks with various levels of Pokémon knowledge guess the silhouettes or make stuff up! Can you guess who's that Pokémon? Panelist and audience participation encouraged!

Moderator: Chaotic Neutral Cosplay

Panelists: Chaotic Neutral Cosplay, Clinton Girkin, Sally Hamilton, Kimber, Moe, TattedSith Cosplay

Tracks: Gaming, Anime

Noon | Location: University C

Writing for Voice Acting: Anime Script Adaptation & Video Games

What's the process for getting an anime script adapted for English-language voice-over? What makes a GREAT video-game story? Michael and Jamie share their experiences and writing pro tips about the creative writing side of the film, TV, and video-game industries.

Moderator: J. Michael Tatum

Panelists: J. Michael Tatum, Jamie Marchi

Tracks: Film & TV, Anime, Gaming, Writing & Publishing