Castle Point Anime Convention

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Schedule

Artists' Alley/Dealers' Room

11:00 AM –
 7:00 PM

Gaming

11:00 AM –
 8:00 PM

Manga Library

11:00 AM –
 7:00 PM

10:00 AM

Miscellaneous

Receive a warm welcome from the convention chair of CPあC!

10:30 AM

Autograph Session

Anne Yatco will be available for a free autograph session! Attendees are limited to one free signature at this session but can purchase another on the spot. Don’t worry if you miss this! Anne will be hosting a table in Artists' Alley where fans can purchase autographs and merch outside of her autograph session for a fee.

Panel

The curtain rises on CPあC! Starshine Theater is proud to present our first in-person dance performance since 2020! We hope you enjoy the show...

Panel

This is a guide for con-goers on how to organize, plan, & prepare for a con, as well as tips & tricks on what to do before, during, & after the con.

Meetup

The killer is amongst us?! Puhuhuhu!

11:00 AM

Guest

Buying cosplay is easier than ever: this panel will cover basics of revamping premade costumes to fit you better and look one-of-a-kind!

Tournament

Come play in the New Capenna booster draft! Upon joining the draft ($10 entry fee) you will receive three booster packs to be drafted and entry to the tournament. Additional booster packs will be given as prizes to the top players in the tournament.

11:30 AM

Tournament

Ready to unleash your competitive gaming skills? Come play Street Fighter V!

11:45 AM

Panel

Entering a craftsmanship cosplay contest? In this panel you'll learn everything to know about craftsmanship cosplay contests & how to prepare for one!

Panel

Test your SK8 knowledge in this series of trivia games, that are followed by Q&A sessions and prizes!

12:00 PM

Guest

Please join us in our panel featuring Brianna Knickerbocker, Anne Yatco, and Jenny Yokobori. Each of them veteran voice actors, they’ll be answering your questions on Genshin Impact, voicing iconic characters, and what it’s like working as an actor in Los Angeles!

12:15 PM

Panel

It's the ultimate game of chance where players answer questions to earn spins to use on the big board and avoid the whammy for big bucks

Panel

Do you want to get whisked away to save distant worlds from unspeakable evil? So You’ve Guides is here to help you prepare for your isekai adventure!

Meetup

JP? ID? EN? Holostars? All Hololivers welcome! Thank you forever!

1:00 PM

Autograph Session

Join Brianna Knickerbocker at her free autograph session! Attendees are limited to one free signature during the session but can purchase another on the spot. If you can’t make this session, don’t worry! Brianna will be hosting a table in Artists' Alley where fans can purchase autographs and merch outside of her autograph session for a fee.

Panel

Itabags have been a part of Japanese fan-culture for nearly two decades, but what exactly are they and why are they so popular? Let's find out!

1:30 PM

Panel

Have what it takes to challenge your fellow otaku in the battle of "Guess That Anime Opening!"? Come find out, make new friends and earn prizes!

1:45 PM

Meetup

Ad astra abyssosque! Meet your fellow travelers and maybe even the Raiden Shogun!

2:15 PM

Panel

Going to Japan doesn't have to break the bank. Our expert broke travelers have the tips you need in order to visit Japan!

Panel

Test your K-pop and J-pop knowledge and see just how many songs and dances you know in this game!

2:45 PM

Panel

Think you're good enough to play Mario Kart blindfolded? Here's your chance to test it. Teams of two compete to win prizes.

3:00 PM

Guest

Discover how the macabre & goth scene has influenced cosplay & media through the ages. May the Darkside influence your next cosplay.

Musical Performance

Come see Madds Buckley, a singer-songwriter most well-known for her viral single "The Red Means I Love You"! She'll be performing music from her upcoming MHA Album, "Sunset on Summerville!". Don't forget to also check out her booth in Artists' Alley where you can say hi and purchase a custom-signed-print. This is her first anime convention so be sure to give her a warm welcome!

Tournament

Join “Dungeon Master G” as he and his brave band of adventurers as they explore the strange and sometimes bizarre happenings of “Dungeons and Dragons.”

3:30 PM

Panel

Have you wanted to get into Revue Starlight, but don’t know where to start? Delve into this mysterious musical theater series with Starshine Theater!

3:45 PM

Autograph Session

Come see Jenny Yokobori at her free autograph session! Attendees are limited to one free signature at this session but can purchase another on the spot. If you can’t make this session, don’t worry! Jenny will be hosting a table in Artists' Alley where fans can purchase autographs and merch outside of her autograph session for a fee.

4:00 PM

Panel

If it's your first convention, or your 100th convention, I'm sure you have a story to tell! Like, who pulled the fire alarm?!

Tournament

Ready to unleash your competitive gaming skills? Come play Tekken 7!

4:15 PM

Guest

Join cosplay veteran Ginger Kitty as she gives you tips and tricks and basic knowledge to make working with spandex and stretch fabrics not so scary!

Meetup

Come and meet your friends from class 1-A! Go Beyond…Plus Ultra!

4:30 PM

Musical Performance

Otaku Ongaku means Nerd Music in Japanese! Join Otaku Ongaku, an NYC-based anime cover band as they perform covers of your favorite Anime OSTs!

5:00 PM

Panel

Just Dads being Dads.

Panel

Put your K-pop and J-pop dance knowledge up to the test and join us for a random dance play!

Tournament

CPあC will be hosting a Tier-1 Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament! Be sure to bring your own deck or be banished to the shadow realm! Battle of Chaos packs will be given as prizes to top players in the tournament!

5:15 PM

Panel

Ever watched a TV show and wonder how'd you do if the questions were based on anime? Well come to this panel and find out how'd you do!

5:30 PM

Panel

What wasn't born, could always be made. A showcase of famous protagonists and how they overcame the odds to become the awe-inspiring legends today.

6:00 PM

Musical Performance

Shihori is a visionary Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter who has enjoyed over a decade of success in the Japanese pop industry and beyond. Come see her sing and amaze you! After her performance, she will be available for autographs and pictures with fans.

6:30 PM

Panel

Using anime/manga as inspiration, this panel will inspire attendees & get them into the writing groove. It includes discussion, prompts, & activities.

6:45 PM

Panel

What would Nezuko Kamado sound like as a constipated Miss Piggy? Let's find out! Practice your voiceover skills & learn some VO biz info!

7:00 PM

Autograph Session

Shihori is a visionary Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter who has enjoyed over a decade of success in the Japanese pop industry and beyond. Come see her sing and amaze you! After her performance, she will be available for autographs and pictures with fans.

Meetup

Listen up Demon Slayers, rally together and train your skills! Set your heart ablaze!

8:00 PM

Musical Performance

Join DJ Dekimasen and DJ Appare of AniParty at CPあC: The Dance 2022! This year’s performers are part of the premier U.S. anime song (anisong) DJ club event which draws influence from the “anikura” (アニクラ) subculture of music nightclub event, popularized in Tokyo, Japan. Come dance the night away with us and fellow attendees!

Artists' Alley/Dealers' Room

11:00 AM –
 6:00 PM

Gaming

11:00 AM –
 8:00 PM

Manga Library

11:00 AM –
 6:00 PM

10:30 AM

Panel

Why are we still here? Just to suffer? Learn to sit through (or host) a panel. Relive awful panels and dumb questions, from roleplay to war crimes.

10:45 AM

Meetup

Here, we work part-time to fight Devils, with a Chainsaw...Pochita?!

11:00 AM

Guest

Anne Yatco, the English voice of Nobara Kugisaki in Jujutsu Kaisen, Raiden Shogun in Genshin Impact, Lola in The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter, and Hamamoto in Penguin Highway, will be available for your questions! After her Q&A, she will also be hosting a free autograph session where attendees are limited to one free signature. If you can’t make this session or want to show your support, you can purchase autographs and merch outside of this autograph session at her booth in Artists' Alley for a fee!

Musical Performance

Join Madds Buckley in her second performance at CPあC! She'll be performing music from her upcoming MHA Album, "Sunset on Summerville!". Don’t miss this!

Panel

Having trouble with cosplay wigs? Come sit down with two experienced wig stylists and learn all you have to know to make your own wigs perfect!

Tournament

Come play Modern Magic: The Gathering! Bring-your-own-deck. Booster packs will be given as prizes to the top players in the tournament.

11:30 AM

Tournament

Everyone is here! It's your chance to prove you're the best at Ultimate, or just to have fun along the way.

12:00 PM

Guest

Brianna Knickerbocker, the English voice of Hu Tao in Genshin Impact, Akira Howard in Astral Chain, Kanao Tsuyuri in Demon Slayer, Rem in Re:ZERO, and Elaine in Seven Deadly Sins, will be available for your questions! After her Q&A, she will also be hosting a free autograph session where attendees are limited to one free signature. If you can’t make this session or want to show your support, you can purchase autographs and merch outside of this autograph session at her booth in Artists' Alley for a fee!

Panel

Voice acting competition where players are selected to perform a character's voice. Creativity's encouraged; winners decided by audience!

12:15 PM

Panel

Want to learn more about VTubers? Come on down and learn all about who they are, what they do, and how to become one!

12:30 PM

Musical Performance

YOSAKOI is a type of traditional dance born in postwar Japan as a people’s dance. We utilize an instrument originated as an agricultural tool. Come see us perform!

1:30 PM

Panel

Join us in dancing along to plenty of full length K-pop and J-pop songs based on attendee requests!

Meetup

Final Season Part 3? Let's cosplay with our survey corps friends in the meantime!

2:00 PM

Panel

Rome wasn't built in one day; the same goes for cosplay! This panel will teach you the basics of foam armor, and tips to aid your cosplay journey!

2:30 PM

Guest

Jenny Yokobori, the English voice of Kumiko Albertson in The Simpsons, Yoimiya in Genshin Impact, Kuromi in Hello Kitty and Friends Supercute Adventures, Phalanx in Demon's Souls, and Laser Baby in The Boys: Diabolical, will be available for your questions! After her Q&A, she will also be hosting a free autograph session where attendees are limited to one free signature. If you can’t make this session or want to show your support, you can purchase autographs and merch outside of this autograph session at her booth in Artists' Alley for a fee!

2:45 PM

Meetup

For all things Evangelion. Bring your Rei chiquita pluches!

3:00 PM

Panel

Four of Karasuno's famous volleyball team members are coming to Castle Point! Come see them live doing trivia and playing Jackbox with the audience!

Tournament

Wavedash your way to victory in our Melee tournament! Everyone's welcome, whether you're new to the game or have notches cut in your controller.

Tournament

CPあC will be hosting a Tier-1 Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament! Be sure to bring your own deck or be banished to the shadow realm! Battle of Chaos packs will be given as prizes to top players in the tournament!

3:30 PM

Guest

Meet LilyPichu and iGumDrop at the MEC stage! They’ll both be available for photographs and greetings with fans. Come say hello!

Panel

Do you enjoy acting? Does the thought of thinking on your feet to ridiculous situations sound fun? Are you drawn to the stage? Then COME ON BY!

4:00 PM

Guest

Shihori is a visionary Los Angeles-based pop singer and songwriter, who has enjoyed over a decade of success in the Japanese pop industry and beyond. Come ask her questions about her life as an established J-Pop Artist, her newest chapter in Los Angeles, and her most recent album “MUTATION”!

4:15 PM

Panel

Bingo meets anime in this fun-packed game! Join fans of anime, young and old, veterans and newbies, as we revel in shared anime experiences!

Meetup

For all things Jujutsu Kaisen!

4:30 PM

Guest

Ebiko is coming to Castle Point Anime Convention! From 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM on Sunday, you can meet Jaimie and buy apparel from Ebiko's first ever pop-up shop! This  can be found in the space next to the stage after Jaimie and Lily's meet-and-greet. Be sure to stop by to say hello and pick up some new clothes at this limited time event!

4:45 PM

Panel

Quick, what's a Nintendo series that's almost as old as Mario and has about as many entries as Final Fantasy? Yep, Fire Emblem! Join Justin to uncover the series’ past, present, and future!

5:00 PM

Miscellaneous

Thanks for coming to CPあC! We hope to see you again next year!

5:15 PM

Panel

Here we want to show you how to take on a difficult, but rewarding role at the table; The Game Master!

5:30 PM

Cosplay Event

Want to show off your cosplay or watch your favorite anime characters in action on the CPあC stage? Well the masquerade and runway are back! You will be able to witness your fellow CPあC cosplayers perform in beautiful cosplay, ranging from comedy skits to reenactments of their favorite scenes, and have the chance to show off your own cosplay!

Panel

Animegao kigurumi is a niche type of cosplay that you don't see much. I hope to show that this "creepy" cosplay type is actually amazing.

6:45 PM

Meetup

Your next line is, "I will cosplay as a Jojo character and go to the Jojo's meetup"!

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