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Program

Festival

Want to Exhibit at  Puchi Con?

Show Floor Areas

Cosplay Events

Featured Cosplayers & Cosplay Masquerade !

Autograph Tables

Get autographs from all your favorite celebrities !

Gaming Stations

Mountain Lodge

Pennsylvania Room

Vendors Booths

 Vendors in the anime, comic & gaming realm!

Events & Panels

Panels in the below schedule

 

Award Stage

Cosplay Masquerade

Kids Crafts & Activities

Game Shows

Karaoke!

(View spreadsheet of schedule here)

Friday,  May 13th

Vendor & Artist Alley Early Setup and Registration

-Resort 4th floor

6:00 PM-08:00 PM

Aquatopia Water Park - Resort Lobby

9:30 PM-11:30 AM  (Check-in 9:00 PM-9:30 PM)

Free All ages Puchi Pre-Party for Puchicon badge holders

Aquatopia Water Park - Oasis 21+ bar

11:00PM-12AM Swimup Comedy with Lloyd Floyd (18+ Only)

You'll be Kraken up. Yarr mateys heave to and prepare to be boarded! Life guards and eight tentacles creatures get in free! (Creatures with less tentacles will b pro-rated accordingly) Drinking is encouraged but not mandatory. Rated M like GTA "Oi! Where's the vogging bar, John?"

Saturday,  May 14th

REGISTRATION IN RESORT LOBBY - 10:00 AM-10:00 PM

Vendor Room - Resort 4th Floor Room D

11:00 AM-7:00 PM

Artist's Alley - Resort 4th Floor Room C

11:00 AM-7:00 PM

Pennsylvania Room - Mountain Lodge

12:00 PM-7:00 PM

Video Gaming with Sonek 

Open consoles available - Play what you like or try something new!

REGISTER HERE FOR THE FOLLOWING PENNSYLVANIA ROOM GAMING EVENTS

12:00 PM-7:00 PM - TABLETOP BYOG (Board & card games, RPG campaigns)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

4:00 PM-6:30 PM - Mario Kart Tournament

Thirsty Camel - Mountain Lodge

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Milk Pink Moe Maid Show

Hemispheres - Resort Lobby

Cosplay Photoshoot Meetups

REGISTER HERE TO ARRANGE A MEETUP

2:00 PM-3:00 PM - Demon Slayer

3:00 PM-4:00 PM - Vast Error

4:00 PM-5:00 PM - Pokemon

5:00 PM-6:00 PM - Genshin

Cosplay Repair Stations

EASTSIDE CAFE (Mountain Lodge) - 1:00 PM-7:00 PM

ON-THE-GO (4th Floor Resort) - 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Valley View Room Main Events (Mountain Lodge)

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

How to Start Off

Come talk to voice actor Aaron Campbell about how to get your start as a voice actor, from finding an agent to getting an audition as well as how not to get scammed! Voice actor for Banished From the Hero’s Party shares his knowledge on how to make it in the voice acting industry.

2:00 PM-3:15 PM

Anime Music Performance by Reni Mimura

3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Guess that Anime Song

Come join Jenny Yokobori, Corina Boettger, Josey McCoy, and Molly Searcy as they try to guess the anime, gaming, or movie theme song based on just a small clip of the song being played. The audience will be able to participate as well to help our guests try and “Guess that tune”!

5:15 PM-6:45 PM

The $25,000 Pyramid

(FINAL AUDITIONS WILL BE ON 4TH FLOOR MAIN RESORT FROM 2-3PM)

Keep your eye on this spot! You are about to see two teams, each with one voice actor and one contestant racing to describe lists of words as fast as they can. The winning team will step into the Winner's Circle for a chance to win up to $25,000 in less than a minute. Ladies & gentlemen, this is The $25,000 Pyramid!

7:15 PM-9:00 PM

Cosplay Masquerade

9:30 PM-10:30 PM

Anime Zing Radio Live!

We will be doing a live show straight from the convention for all of our viewers to enjoy. Come be apart of the show. Cosplayers may be asked to join us for a live interview.

11:00 PM-12:00 AM

The Cosplay Joe AMV Hour (18+ Only)

We’ve all seen AMV’s, but how often do we get to hear from the people who made them? Well you will in this panel as Cosplay Joe shares and comments on some of his AMV‘s, including the "Halftime '04" AMV.

Room A Events (4th Floor Resort)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM 

Con Survival 101

You're new to the convention scene. How do you plan your trip? What do you do when you get here? And how do you organize & budget your time & money? This panel will help you learn how it all works. There’s also some self-care tips so you don’t get sick from the infamous "con plague".

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

The Disney Afternoon: Then & Now

When life is like a hurricane, or when sometimes, some crimes go slipping through the cracks.... you can only be thinking of the Disney Afternoon. Now we're calling everyone to come along and join the fun as we go on a tale spin taking us from the 90's to the present day.

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Ultimate Waifu / Husbando

How well do you know Tohru Honda? Could you make the cut to be Tengen’s 4th partner? Test your knowledge of these characters and more in “The Newlywed Game” Anime Edition! Players chosen from the audience will try to answer questions about how they think various characters would. And if you come in cosplay, the better chance we’ll pick you! Come see if you have what it takes to be The Ultimate Waifu or Husbando!

3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Battle of the Bands Card Game Tournament

The world of Trading Card Games, Music and E-Sports collide as Puchi-Con attendees compete in the first-ever Band Brawlers™ World Championship Tour.

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Cosplay Management 101

Learn about the basics of what you need to know about assembling and maintaining cosplay.

9:30 PM-10:30 PM

Cosplay Just Dance!

Heyo!! In this panel, we’ll play Just Dance with a fun cosplay twist! you can come up by yourself or with a partner and choose a song, then of course dance to it, but the main idea of it is that you could dance to something totally out of character in cosplay for laughs. The songs range from ‘Naughty Girl’ by Beyoncé to ‘Love Ward’ by Hatsune Miku. The possibilities for your cosplay dance mashup are endless!

11:00 PM-12:00 AM

PowerPoint Karaoke: Think Fast, Improv Hard! (18+ Only)

A fun take on karaoke involving presenting randomized PowerPoints on video games and anime for the other attendees! You won't know what you're gonna be presenting, so brush up on your general knowledge and get ready to bluff your way through!

Room B Events (4th Floor Resort)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM 

3DS Tribute

Bring your 3DS, we're going to have a Streetpass meetup along with gaming recommendations before the 3DS shuts down next year.

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Cosplay & Confidence

Cosplay brings a lot of confidence to all of us, but can also be quite difficult. With so much competition going on, it can be hard not to compare ourselves to others. Open discussion on how to be confident in a hobby you love, feel more proud of your work, and talk about situations that have happened to audience members and how they blossomed into the strong, confident cosplayers you all deserve to be!

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Your 1st Trip to Japan!

This panel is for anyone looking to travel to Japan for the very first time or have gone in the past and would like to see what we have personally done. We’ll also have a Q & A and some tips from con goers that have attended the panel in the past! We'll also provide you with updates related to summer travel, seasonal events, and hotel bookings as well as Covid travel protocols.

3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Tavern Shenanigans

This is an interactive Genshin panel. The attendees will be able to give dares, challenges, and much more for the characters!

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Inspirational/Uplifting Moments in Anime

Ever watch an anime and thought “Wow, I never thought of it like that.” Or “Wow, that was inspiring!”? Well this panel features a bunch of those kinds of moments from various different types of anime, including 2 of the Toonami promo videos called “Dreams” and “You’re Not Alone”.

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Weeaboo Bingo

Bingo meets anime in this audience participation game! Join us for the shared experiences of all anime fans as we laugh and play this classic game!

8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Asian Cooking Secrets

Welcome to Lloyd Floyd's kitchen! Before he was a member of the Legion Of Doom or the Rebel Alliance he was a chef. Lloyd has cooked for such notables as Ethan Hawke, Frank Whaley, and Jim Carroll. He even won Brooklyn's best BBQ 97. (He's old) So if you want to know ALL of Lloyd's cooking secrets for Chinese, Japanese, and Thai cuisines, c' mon down.

9:30 PM-10:30 PM

So You've Guides Presents: How to Get Isekai'd

Today, it seems as if everyone is finding themselves whisked away to save distant worlds from unspeakable evil. But how do you prepare for such an amazing adventure? Fortunately, So You’ve Guides is here to help you become the legendary hero that you were always destined to be. (Results may vary.)

11:00 PM-12:00 AM

Joker In His Own Words

As an actor who has played The Joker (DC Superfriends, DC Kids), Lloyd Floyd AS THE JOKER tells it to you from HIS side of the story. Gimme 5 minutes, and see if you dont leave HATING the s*** outta BATMAN! Trust me, this goes way beyond just Batman and The Waynes, I'll get into Legion Of Doom stuff.

Screening Room (4th Floor Resort - Breakout Room 3/4)

11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Cosplay Contest Evaluations

Think you have a cosplay that will wow the world during our Masquerade? Come see us here to present your amazing work and tell us why you think you're the best.

3:30 PM-4:30 PM

MLP Sing-Along

4:45 PM-6:45 PM

Open Mic Karaoke

7:15 PM-10:00 PM

Nozomi Entertianment Screenings

Family Room (4th Floor Resort - Breakout Room 2)

GENERAL HOURS: 11:00AM-7:00 PM

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Anime & Gaming Crafts

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

Learn to Draw Chibi Art with Sena

Sunday,  May 15th

REGISTRATION IN RESORT LOBBY - 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Vendor Room - Resort 4th Floor Room D

11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Artist's Alley - Resort 4th Floor Room C

11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Pennsylvania Room - Mountain Lodge

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Video Gaming with Sonek 

Open consoles available - Play what you like or try something new!

REGISTER HERE FOR THE FOLLOWING PENNSYLVANIA ROOM GAMING EVENTS

12:00 PM-4:00 PM - TABLETOP BYOG (Board & card games, RPG campaigns)

1:00 PM-3:00 PM - Mario Party Superstars Tournament

Thirsty Camel - Mountain Lodge

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Milk Pink Moe Maid Show

Hemispheres - Resort Lobby

Cosplay Photoshoot Meetups

REGISTER HERE TO ARRANGE A MEETUP

2:00 PM-3:00 PM - Undertale

3:00 PM-4:00 PM - MHA

Cosplay Repair Stations

EASTSIDE CAFE (Mountain Lodge) - 1:00 PM-7:00 PM

ON-THE-GO (4th Floor Resort) - 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Valley View Room Main Events (Mountain Lodge)

11:00 AM-12:00PM

Celebrity Family Feud

Cosplayers VS the actors: Genshin style! Come join us and see Genshin Impact cosplayers play Family Feud against Genshin voice actors. We have a full lineup featuring: Corina Boettger (Paimon), Jenny Yokobori (Yoimiya), Sean Chiplock (Diluc), Josey McCoy (Kaeya), and Erika Harlacher (Venti). Can they beat their cosplay counterparts? Or will the cosplayers take the throne? Come find out!

 Can you please update these on the website? The graphics aren't posted but I want them on there sooner rather than later that way they're already there when we make the announcements.

12:20 PM-1:20 PM

Bad Anime Descriptions:

 “Cute animals and trauma” can you guess this anime based off the bad description? If you said Fruits Basket then this panel should be in your con plans! Join Jenny Yokobori, Aaron Campbell, Jarrod Greene, Austin Tindle, Josey McCoy, Molly Searcy, and Corina Boettger as they try to guess the anime, game, or movie based on the bad description given to them. From Ghibli to Genshin, test how well you know anime and gaming along with our special guests!

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

The History of Anime Opening/Closing Themes

This panel will go through the history of the opening and closing sequences used in anime, from Astro Boy (aka "Mighty Atom") and Kimba the White Lion, to recent anime such as Attack on Titan. The tv themes will be shown, and I will provide commentary in between the themes.

Room A Events (4th Floor Resort)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Power of Interactive Content with All Ages of Geek

We will cover the power of interactive content. We are a multimedia company and would love to enlighten geeks around the world on how interactive content is important if and when they decide to become creators.

12:20 PM-1:20 PM

Podcasting 101

This is a panel for those interested in doing their own podcast hosted by Doug Engler. Doug has been doing internet radio/podcasting for over 15 years between anime, pop culture, and paranormal talk shows. Learn some of the things to look for and look out for when doing you own podcast.

1:40 PM-2:40 PM

Before and After the Mic

Ever wonder what happened before, or after, the voice actors get to the studio? What happens in the planning of an anime? Or in the execution? Anime industry expert, Eddie Correa talks about what goes into the production of a show and answers your questions on just what happens before, and after, the mic.

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Full Metal Alchemy

Do you love Full Metal Alchemist? Lloyd Floyd (the venerable Bugsbunnius) will reveal the history and doctrines of REAL alchemy, the philosopher's art, in its eastern and western development. Includes sources from Lloyd’s 600-book library in case any of you are interested in achieving immortality or transmuting base metals into gold. Plus, learn about Sir Isaac Newton's involvement with the Golden Game, and how it led to the establishment of the Royal Society.

Room B Events (4th Floor Resort)

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Kigurumi: That Creepy Mask Cosplay (And What Makes It So Beautiful)

An introduction to kigurumi, a niche type of cosplay that isn't understood too well!

12:20 PM-1:20 PM

Look Good & Feel Good For Cosplay

When you look good, you feel good! This panel talks about skincare, cosmetics and how to glow for cosplay! Learn makeup techniques to make you look like an anime character and how to make your skin glow for pictures! This panel focus on affordable products and various Japanese and Korean skincare.

1:40 PM-2:40 PM

Games You've Never Played Before, But Should

You claim to have played every video game known to mankind, but you'd be lying. There are some great games out there you should be playing, or should have back in the day, but you never knew they were a thing. Now, you will, and you may even get to mess around with them interactively during this panel.

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Crossplay & Genderbend 101

Have you ever wanted to perfect the art of cosplaying as a gender other than your own? Have you wanted to take a cosplay and alter it to fit the gender you identify as? This is the panel for you! Learn about what crossplay and genderbending actually is, as well as how to achieve these types of cosplay to the best of your abilities. All can apply at this educational panel!

Screening Room (4th Floor Resort - Breakout Room 3/4)

11:00 AM-1:40 PM

Nozomi Entertianment Screenings

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Open Mic Karaoke

Family Room (4th Floor Resort - Breakout Room 2)

GENERAL HOURS: 11:00AM-4:00 PM

11:00 AM-11:30 AM

Learn to Draw Chibi Art with Sena

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Anime & Gaming Crafts

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