San Francisco's Anime, Video Game, and Cartoon Convention!

January 25 & 26, 2014
Hyatt Regency Hotel
San Francisco Airport

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2014 Registration

Attendee Registration
Register at the Convention! Online sales have ended, but at-door registration is still available.

Pre-Show Entertainment

Swap Meet
Friday night Swap Meet, from 8:30pm to 10:30pm!

Speedrunning!
Friday night Speedrunning demonstration, starting at 8:30pm!

Events

AOD at Nite

Quickly becoming a staple of an awesome weekend, AOD at Night is back once again! In addition to our usual Saturday night staples of the Masquerade, video games, and karaoke, we've leveled up our evening and night event offerings! Stay after dinner, stay the night, and enjoy our new track of night events!

AOD Guests Play Cards Against Humanity! (18+)

With Melissa Hutchison (Voice Actor) & AOD Staff.
Sat at 11 pm for 60 minutes.
In room Live Events 1.
Also categorized as Guests.

The title says it all! If you like Cards Against Humanity, this is not to be missed. Ken Pontac, last year's winner, returns to defend his title. Which of our other illustrious Guests of Honor will be up for the challenge?

Cards Against Humanity (16+)

Sat at 10 pm for 120 minutes.
In room Board Gaming.
Also categorized as Tabletop Gaming.

Age 16 and up only!

Come learn how to play this adult version of Apples to Apples and learn more than you probably wanted to know about your friends!

Concert: Slime Girls and Space Boyfriend

Sat at 9 pm for 90 minutes.
In room Main Stage.
Also categorized as Performances/Music.

Stick around after Masquerade! We are featuring the following musical acts for AOD at Nite: 

Space Boyfriend is your boyfriend from space who sings about love, ambition, and sticky fruit kisses. Let’s have a Watermelon Party!

Slime Girls is an eternal love letter to the solace of fantasy and the substance found in 2D. Let's smile and shout in unison. Digital punk rock spirit.

 

Creating Continuity and the World Bible

With Michael Leonard.
Sat at 8 pm for 60 minutes.
In room Live Events 4.
Also categorized as Writing.

Want to learn how to create character sketch ups? How about how to create continuity throughout a fantasy world filled with effects that break the laws of physics? Or even how to make the ridiculous acceptable and dependable? We're going over everything you need to know to create your "World Bible" -- the key document that holds together the universe you are creating.

Late Night Trivia Quiz with AOD Guests of Honor

With AOD Staff, Melissa Hutchison (Voice Actor), Michael Sinterniklaas (Voice Actor/Voice Director) & Ken Pontac (Writer).
Sat at 9 pm for 120 minutes.
In room Live Events 1.
Also categorized as Guests.

Once again, our Late Night Trivia Quiz is back, but with a whole new format. Come down to watch AOD Guests of Honor compete, pitting their knowledge and their wits against one another. There are questions, and a very pink swear bucket. If you don't know what this means, satisfy your curiosity and stop by. If you know what this means, then you already know we're having a good time.

As always, our contestant guests are playing for their charities.  Be sure to give them your love and support!

Live Dubbing With Michael Sinterniklaas

With Michael Sinterniklaas (Voice Actor/Voice Director).
Sat at 10 pm for 60 minutes.
In room Live Events 2.
Also categorized as Guests.

Ever wonder what it takes to bring a voice onto screen? Ever wanted to try voice acting for yourself? Join Michael Sinterniklaas as he hosts a live dubbing panel where you the audience members are the stars!

Naruto The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Panel (18+)

With Martin Billany a.k.a. LittleKuriboh (Illustrator).
Sat at 9 pm for 60 minutes.
In room Live Events 2.
Also categorized as Anime, Guests.

LittleKuriboh hosts a mature look into the makings of his fan based parody of a fan based parody. Will he become Third Hokage? Why is the Rower so amazing? Will the Abridged Movie ever be finished? Find out the answer to none of these questions right here!

What If They Knew? (18+)

With Donna Hutt Stapfer Bell.
Sat at 7 pm for 60 minutes.
In room Live Events 4.
Also categorized as Writing.

Cosplay, fan fiction, role-play  it's all in fun, right? But what if the person who's face you're borrowing knew? If the writer  knew? We're taking a second look at celebrity, ownership and what it means to respect a creator, performer or caretaker of a work.