1:00 PM | Location: Boomer A
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
Noon | Location: Oklahoma HIJ
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
11:00 AM | Location: Boomer A
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
5:00 PM | Location: Boomer B
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
5:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ
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
3:00 PM | Location: Sooner B
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
3:00 PM | Location: Embassy Hotel: Bedlam 2 Boardroom
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
4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ
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
1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma G
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
3:00 PM | Location: University C
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
1:00 PM | Location: University C
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
2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ
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
10:00 AM | Location: Boomer A
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
3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A
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
Noon | Location: University C
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