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Feb. 12th, 2007 | 06:06 pm
posted by: vinz_clortho in orange_anime

OA is pleased to help host the anime track at MegaCon 2007. This year our schedule of events is as follows!

FRIDAY
12PM - Brand New Day, Brand New Anime Panel

1PM - Anime Name That Tune

2PM - DS Tournament (Two hour block)

3PM - World of Warcraft Dance Off

4PM - The Weird World of Japanese TV

5PM - Horror in Film and Television

6PM to 8PM - Karaoke

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SATURDAY
10AM - Anime 101

11PM - AMV Panel

12PM - Anime Name That Tune

1PM - Jrock/Jpop panel

2PM - The Best and Worst Games of All Time

3PM - Massively Multiplayer Online Games Panel

4PM - Adult Swim Panel

5PM - Doctors, Myths, Treks, Evangelions and the Mysteries of Fandom

6PM to 8PM - Anime Trivia

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SUNDAY
10AM - Star Trek: Is There a Future?

11AM - Anime Pictonary

12PM - Quickdraw Art Contest

1PM - Robotech Panel

2PM - King of Fighters Panel

3PM to 5PM - Karaoke



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PANEL DESCRIPTIONS

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12PM - Brand New Day, Brand New Anime Panel
Start MegaCon with a discussion of the latest anime airing in Japan, as well as the
newest releases here in the States.

1PM - Anime Name That Tune
Compete against other MegaCon attendees in a battle of anime musical trivia.

2PM - DS Tournament (Two hour block)
Bring your DS and battle it out in a Mario Kart multiplayer tournament, or just hang
around and trade friend codes while playing other games like Animal Crossing.

3PM - World of Warcraft Dance-off
Can you break it down like the greatest dancers in Azeroth and Outlands? Have dancing on mailboxes down pat? Then compete in Orange Anime's First Annual World of Warcraft Dance Off! Show off your moves to win prizes, everlasting glory and exalted status with Ironforge and Orgrimmar!

4PM - The Weird World of Japanese TV
Japanese television can be quite unusual at times. See for yourself as a host screens some of the strangest clips you'll see this side of the Pacific.

5PM - Horror in Film and Television
Have a taste for the fiendish and the macabre? Think horror has gotten too gory? Or is it not gory enough? Discuss the state of modern horror with a panel of horror movie aficionados.

6PM to 8PM - Karaoke
Sing the night away, just like they do in your favorite anime. Featuring a selection of
both American and Japanese songs, choose your favorite and step up to the mike or just
watch the entertaining singing and antics that are bound to ensue.

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SATURDAY
10AM - Anime 101
Grab a cup of coffee and settle down to discuss what does the future hold for anime. What is the greatest anime of all time? Will filesharing destroy the industry? Debate your opinions with a panel as they discuss all aspects of anime, from the shows themselves to bootlegs, anime cons and cosplay.

11PM - AMV Panel
Always wanted to make your own AMV but don?t know where to start? Join an award winning
AMV creator as she explains the basics of what goes into making an AMV.

12PM - Anime Name That Tune
Missed the first round on Friday? Choked on the name of the theme song to Genshiken? Got
confused between Pretty Cure and Pretty Sammy? Here?s a second chance to show off your
unparalleled anime musical knowledge.

1PM - Jrock/Jpop panel
Think Hide means to duck behind a column? Improve your knowledge of Japanese pop and rock, or contribute to the discussion as a panel discusses current acts and old favorites.

3PM - Massively Multiplayer Online Games Panel
From Everquest to World of Warcraft to the upcoming Firefly and Star Trek MMOs, talk
about the past, present and future of massively multiplayer online games. Other topics
will include PVP vs PVE, the real world sale of game items, free games vs monthly fees, the death penalty in games and MMO addiction.

4PM - Adult Swim Panel
Love Adult Swim? Hate Adult Swim? Discuss the Venture Brothers, Robot Chicken and all the
other shows on the popular Cartoon Network programming block.

5PM - Doctors, Myths, Treks, Evangelions and the Mysteries of Fandom
Doctor Who. Mythbusters. Star Trek. Neon Genesis Evangelion. Join panelists for a free for all romp through genre fandom as we talk about the kind of shows that grab our attention and create rabid fans and fanatical followings. What makes a show a classic and what just falls flat? Talk about fan favorites and maybe give some little known shows
their due.

6PM to 8PM - Anime Trivia
Think you know your anime? Remember what high school Sosuke and Kaname attend? Know who was the captain of the Yamato? Then are you willing to take on all challengers to show your superiority? Take part in the ultimate test of anime knowledge in Orange Anime's Anime Trivia contest. Prizes will be awarded!

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SUNDAY

10AM - Star Trek: Is There a Future?
Enterprise became the first Trek series to be cancelled since the original and Nemesis
had a poor box office showing. Is Trek fading for good, or will the new Star Trek XI film
breathe new life into the franchise? Discuss the future of Star Trek, the new movie, and
the proliferation of Trek fanfilms on the internet. Raktajino not provided.

11AM - Anime Pictionary
How do you draw The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya? How about Martian Successor Nadesico? Or Bleach? Take part in the action or just watch as two teams struggle for supremacy in pictionary.

12PM - Quickdraw Art Contest
Show off your artistic talents in three rounds of quick draw competitions. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

1PM - Robotech Panel
A classic of anime for the past 20 years, Robotech has long been a fan favorite. Whether
you are new to the series or a full blown protoculture addict, discuss the show and the
new Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles movie.

2PM - King of Fighters Panel
Talk about all aspects of the massively successful King of Fighters franchise

3PM to 5PM - Karaoke
Close out MegaCon belting out your favorite American and Japanese tunes in Orange Anime's karaoke room!

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Kara

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from: kara_chan
date: Feb. 13th, 2007 01:17 am (UTC)
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For once, I might actually attend some events and participate.

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