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  1. #1 02.06.09 thru 02.08.09 - Ikkicon @ The Hilton - ATX 
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    when: February 6th - 8th.

    where:
    The Hilton Austin
    500 East 4th Street
    Austin, Texas 78701
    Phone (512)482-8000

    How much:
    $45 On-Site(at door) Registration
    $25 for a one day pass

    ON-SITE Registration
    Registration will open Februay 5th(thursday) between 4pm and 5pm till 10pm

    -Opens 9am to 9pm Friday
    -Opens 9am to 9pm Saturday
    -Opens 9am to 2pm Sunday



    details/whats going on:

    FRIDAY


    Events

    Anime Music Video (AMV) Contest
    Come and see AMVs made by fans for fans. Contestants have worked hard all year so you can come see and enjoy their work!
    9 PM in Programming.

    Dance Contest

    Come and see the choreographed one to two minute dances done by you, the fans, to music from an anime series, movie, or anything else relating to Japanese pop-culture.
    8 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Last Stop Tokyo Concert
    8:30 PM in Main Events.

    Magic: the Gathering
    Tournaments and Drafts
    2 PM - 7 AM with new events starting every 4 and half hours in the Gaming Room.

    Opening Ceremonies
    Come join in the ceremony that officially opens the convention! Guests are introduced. Hilarity ensues.
    5 PM in Main Events.

    Peelander-Z Concert
    10 PM in Main Events.

    Anime Panels w/Guests


    Baccano
    Presented by Caitlin Glass, Carrie Savage, Todd Haberkorn, and Chris Bevins
    Discussion of the anime Baccano. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    6 PM in Programming.

    School Rumble
    Presented by Caitlin Glass, Carrie Savage, Leah Clark, and Trina Nishimura.
    Discussion of School Rumble anime. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    2 PM in Programming.

    Magikano
    Presented by Carli Mosier, Chris Ayres, Chris Patton, Greg Ayres, Hannah Alcorn, and Josh Grelle
    Discussion of the anime Magikano.
    6 PM in Panel Room 2.




    Guest Panels

    Animation 101
    Presented by Sami Inoue-Harte and Tony Salvaggio
    Get an introduction into animation by learning some of the most basic principle. From hand drawn art to dabbling in Flash, come see how to get started in animation.3 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Around the World with Carrie Savage

    Presented by Carrie Savage
    Join Carrie for a multimedia presentation about her travels doing charitable work, including her recent trip to Uganda.
    Noon in Programming.

    Breaking Into the Music Industry
    Presented by The Slants
    Join members of The Slants for a discussion of the challenges associated with achieving success in the music industry.
    1 PM in Panel Room 2.

    DVD Production Panel
    Presented by Clarine Harp, Chris Ayres, and Chris Bevins
    Funimation DVD Manager and Producer Clarine Harp discusses the anime DVD production process (outside of voice acting) with Directors Chris Ayres and Chris Bevins.
    4 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Guest Improv (18+)
    Presented by Carli Mosier, Chris Ayres, Chris Patton, Greg Ayres, Hannah Alcorn and Josh Grelle
    No holds barred improvisational comedy show with our guests.
    10:30 PM in Panel Room 2.

    How to Spot Bootlegs
    Presented by Greg Ayres
    We all know they exist, the illegal bootlegs that are destroying the anime industry we love. Come and learn all there is to know about why vendors will try to pass off fakes and how to spot them.2 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Voice Acting Workshop
    Presented by Brett Weaver and J. Shanon Weaver

    Ever wondered what it is like to be a voice actor? See the process of syncing, mic placement, and watching the artwork for clues about the character using scripts, video and recording equipment.
    2 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Voice Actor Q&A #1
    Presented by Brett Weaver, Carli Mosier, Chris Patton, Greg Ayres, Hannah Alcorn, J. Shanon Weaver and Josh Grelle.
    3:30 PM in Panel Room 1.


    Voice Actor Q&A #2
    Presented by Chris Ayres, Clarine Harp, Jamie Marchi, Jan Scott Frazier, Leah Clark, Samantha Inoue-Harte, Trina Nishimura and Wendy Powell.
    6 PM in Panel Room 1.



    Cosplay

    Anime Wigs 101
    Presented by Detail 2 Perfect
    From the mundane to the ridiculous, see all a person can do with one wig and a can of hairspray.
    9 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Cosplay Presentation
    Presented by Digital Dimension Cosplay
    Skits and Walk-ons. Learn how to do them, and learn how to do them right. Make your next skit or walk-on an award winning presentation.
    1 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Cosplay Props and Materials
    Presented by Digital Dimension Cosplay
    A panel describing how to use basic and advanced tools and materials on how to construct props for cosplay, including tips on material choice, budget and safety.
    3 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Fiberglass
    Presented by Detail 2 Perfect
    The antidote to fiberglass phobia. Learn basic fiberglassing techniques using harmless substitutes.
    7 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Makeup Techniques for Stage, Floor and Film (Photos!)
    Presented by Meredith Placko
    Now that the costume is on, what do you do?! Just because the last stitch is in place doesn't mean it is complete; make up can make or break a character. Learn the basics of a good foundation and how to apply the right look to finish off your costume. We'll show you make up techniques for on the stage, roaming the floor, photo shoots and even some special effects make up.
    6 PM in Main Events.

    Theater in Cosplay
    Presented by Detail 2 Perfect
    "Cosplay" - short for Costume Play. We get the costumes, but do we always "play"? Learn how to "wear" your character instead of just their clothes for photos, walk-ons, and even skits.
    Noon in Panel Room 2.


    Other

    Anime Dating Game (18+)
    Watch as characters from different animes/videos games/etc try to win a "date" with one lucky contestant who'll be asking them a series of questions to see who'd their "perfect match" be!
    10 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Iron Artist
    Presented by Amelie Belcher, Tony Salvaggio, Matt Herms, and Michael Terracciano
    Armed only with paper and pens, see the guest artists draw it out. Be part of the audience that provides topics for the artists to draw in a limited time frame, and see who wins the title of Iron Artist.
    7:30 in Programming.

    Photoshop Painting
    We will go though our process of making an image in photoshop, from starting to as far as we can get in two hours, and explin our selves, and answer questions while we work.
    7 PM in Panel Room 1.

    The Proper Way to Fan
    Have you ever ran into the problem of the almighty "fangirl/fanboy" at a con? Is this your first con and don't know how to properly act around guests and other con-goers while still having fun yourself? Are you a cosplayer and dread the horror of the infamous glomp? Well, then this panel is for you! We'll be discussing and giving tips on how to "fan" properly while attending a con and how to deal with other fans while being polite, but have an end result that suits everyone. We'll also be discussing how to fan properly even outside of a convention as well.
    Noon in Panel Room 1.





    SATURDAY


    Events

    Art Auction
    A place where art enthusiasts can participate in the thrill of bidding for original works of art from a wide variety of artists. An opportunity to not only get some great pieces art but to help budding artists.
    7 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Cosplay Contest
    IkkiCon's annual Cosplay contest. Wether you are new and just beginning, or an old veteran of dressing-up, or even just an atendee wanting to see a good show, come and watch the Cosplay Contest!
    5 PM in Main Events.

    Cosplay Rehearsal
    A mandatory dress rehearsal for all contestants of the Cosplay Contest.
    3 PM in Main Events.

    Dance
    DJ Greg Ayres
    Come join voice actor Greg Ayres as he DJs the Saturday Night Dance.
    11 PM in Programming.

    Kristine Sa Concert
    10 PM in Main Events.

    Magic: the Gathering
    Tournaments, Drafts, and Conflux Release
    Noon - 5 AM with new events starting every 4 and half hours in the Gaming Room.

    The Slants Concert
    8:30 PM in Main Events.


    Anime Panels w/Guests

    Claymore
    Presented by Caitlin Glass, Clarine Harp, Leah Clark, Todd Haberkorn, Trina Nishimura and Wendy Powell.
    Discussion of the anime Claymore. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    5:30 PM in Programming.

    FUNimation Premiere Event - KenIchi

    Presented by FUNimation brand manager Sophie McNutt.
    Come see a premiere screening of FUNimation’s new series KenIchi a month before it releases on DVD!
    7 PM in Programming.

    Negima!?
    Presented by Jamie Marchi, Greg Ayres, Caitlin Glass, Carrie Savage, Clarine Harp, Leah Clark, Trina Nishimura and Wendy Powell.
    Discussion of the second series of the Negima!? anime. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    2:30 PM in Programming.

    Walllflower Panel
    Presented by Chris Patton, Greg Ayres, Josh Grelle, Hannah Alcorn, Brett Weaver and Chris Ayres.
    Discussion of the anime Wallflower.
    5 PM in Panel Room 2.

    WitchBlade
    Presented by Jamie Marchi, Carrie Savage and Chris Bevins.
    Discussion of the anime WitchBlade
    6 PM in Panel Room 2.



    Guest Panels

    Anime Auditions: The Process
    Presented by Kyle Hebert and Derek Stephen Prince
    Why is the "acting" in voice acting stressed over just doing voices? Why is being a fan of a show not enough to get you cast? Does improvisation help or hinder your chances? Learn the in's and out's, and the do's and don't's of auditioning for anime with Kyle Hebert (Kiba on "Naruto"). He'll be creating a mock audition environment as volunteers from the audience will get to try out for various characters, and get critiqued on their performance. (DISCLAIMER: This is NOT an actual casting call) See what it takes to survive in the recording booth on Saturday afternoon!
    4 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Anime Radio
    Presented by the Guests
    Before the internet, movies or TV, everybody's entertainment came from the radio. Join Kyle Hebert (Ryu on "Street Fighter IV") and a slew of awesome voice actor guests as they perform an actual old time radio script, completely unrehearsed. They will be cast on the spot and encouraged to improvise. The outcome is insane, hilarious, and anything but predictable. See what happens when a bunch of actors get turned loose on a journey into yesteryear on Saturday night!
    8:30 PM in Programming.


    Chris Patton Shares too Much (18+)
    Presented by Chris Patton.
    It’s exactly what you think! Chris Patton’s very own take on TMI! Join Chris as he answers questions about himself and his career, and everythinginbetween. This after hours panel is open for anything!
    10:30 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Gore FX
    Presented by Sami Inoue-Harte
    Have you ever wanted to know what the best recipe for fake blood is? Or how to make a flesh eating zombie? This workshop will take the audience through the messy, and tasty, step by step process to make the perfect zombie.3 PM in Panel Room 1.
    The Hot Seat (18+)
    Presented by the Guests
    Ever wanted to ask a voice actor anything at all? Well, here is your chance to do so, with a stack of cards, playing high or low. Fair warning if you get a low card, they can ask you anything.
    9:30 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Jason David Frank Q&A
    Presented by Jason David Frank
    4 PM in Programming.

    The Slants & Last Stop Tokyo Q&A
    Presented by the members of The Slants and Last Stop Tokyo
    2 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Mock Combat for Cosplay
    Presented by Chris Ayres and Carli Mosier
    Learn safe and entertaining techniques for simulating fighting on stage.
    Noon in Main Events.

    Peelander-Z Q&A
    Presented by the members of Peelander-Z
    7:30 PM in Panel Room 1

    Power Rangers Q&A
    Presented by Jason David Frank
    Noon in Programming.

    Guest Q&A
    Presented by Kyle Hebert and Derek Stephen Prince
    3 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Voices for Peace and Voices for Tolerance
    Presented by Jan Scott-Frazier, Brett Weaver, Carli Mosier, Chris Ayres and Chris Patton.
    Voices For serves the needs of local as well as international efforts towards peace, health, tolerance and recovery. Come join the artists of the Voices For collection as they explain why they sing to bring attention and support to vital and socially-responsible organizations around the globe.
    6 PM in Panel Room 1.


    Cosplay

    Cosplay Chess
    Cosplay Chess is a game in which the cosplayers are used as the pieces for an epic chess match controlled by 2 pre-selected players! The game itself is played out just like a normal chess match. The players will make their moves on a regular chess board and then the Pieces will move to the corresponding locations on a large scale chess board which they'll be standing on. At each confrontation the attacking piece will have a "Battle" with its target. You are not required to be a character cosplayer, original cosplays are accepted, as long as you think up some moves with which to lay down your opponents.
    8 AM in Main Events.

    Cosplay Modeling and Photography
    Presented by Meredith Placko and SkyPirate

    Learning how the body works and how to make it work for you is essential for both the model and photographer. Also, understanding the basics of camera operation, depth of field, light source and other techniques can transform a photo from a snap shot to something more. This three-part panel will show models how to pose and photographers how to pose their models and things to watch out for when you have someone in front of the lens. For photographers, knowing what an f-stop is isnt enough to gurauntee a good picture, visual elements that can't be controlled by anything other than your eye are often times what makes or breaks a picture. The panel will conclude with a photo shoot to show off all the things we learned!
    Noon in Panel Room 1.

    Cosplay on a Budget
    Presented by Detail 2 Perfect
    Cosplay is one expensive hobby. Learn how to get the most bang for your buck and also when it's better to spend a little more.
    8:30 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Cosplay 101
    Presented by Digital Dimension Cosplay
    New to cosplay or just looking for a refresher on cosplay basics? Look no further. Learn a little about everything to get you started and ready to becoming a great cosplayer.
    1:30 PM in Programming.

    Other

    Ace Attorney Mock Trial/OBJECTION Contest
    A Half-scripted Court Cased based on the format of those in the Ace Attorney Video Game series, accompanied by a short "Objection!" contest.
    1 PM in Panel Room 2.

    BJD (Dollfie) Panel
    Panel with door prizes where everyone is welcome, BJD owners and lovers alike. Learn everything from BJD 101 to more advanced modifications and customizations; including face-up video and live size comparison. Come for the panel, stay for the dolls.
    10 AM in Panel Room 1.

    Convention Panel: Kamikaze-Con 2
    We're back! Come check out what Kamikaze-Con has in store for you! We'll answer all your questions about Houston's Premier Anime Convention.
    Noon in Panel Room 2.

    Convention Panel: Anime Matsuri
    Anime 2009: Come see what AM has in store, ask questions, and receive free give-aways with a survey
    10 AM in Panel Room 2.

    Convention Panel: San Japan
    After a successful first year convention, San Japan returns to the Riverwalk in 2009. Hear about the latest developments on what's happening with San Japan at the next big convention in August 2009 along with what's going on at the one-day convention called Mizuumi-con happening March 21st, 2009. Free stuff to be given away for those who attend.
    11 AM in Panel Room 2.

    Hentai Iron Artist (18+)
    Presented by Amelie Belcher, Tony Salvaggio, Matt Herms, and Michael Terracciano
    Armed only with paper and pens, see the guest artists draw it out, Hentai style. Be part of the audience that provides topics for the artists to draw in a limited time frame, and see who wins the title of Iron Artist.
    9 PM in Panel Room 2.

    ninjaHELL (18+)
    Join Kubu-kun The Sound Ninja and the other ninjas from The Village Hidden In Plain Sight for a clip show the likes of which you have never seen. ...unless you've been to this sort of thing before. ninjaHELL features weird animation from around the world, old educational films, propaganda shorts, demented commercials, odd do-it-yourself clips, and video that (quite frankly) the above qualifiers fail to explain. Combine it with dancing, weird guest apperances, free (you heard me right) giveaways, and stuff that we couldn't have even tried to plan for.
    11 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Takarazuka Revue
    If you're into crossplaying, theatre, musicals, and dancing, then this panel has it all. We'll be discussing and explaining what is this Takarazuka Revue theatre group that's popular in Japan. They perform everything from traditional Japanese performances to operas and musicals such as Carmen or Phantom of the Opera. The awesome thing about this theatre group is, all of the female and male parts are all performed by Japanese women!
    9 AM in Panel Room 1.

    TM Steel Tournament
    Arena sword fighting competitions. Like LARPing but no stat sheets. Just your skill with a weapon to defeat your opponent!
    10 AM in Main Events.

    VIP Autograph Session
    With all the guests
    An autograph session for all you VIPs. There will be no limit to number of items signed, and all the guests will be there! Must have upgraded to a VIP Membership to participate.
    10 AM in Programming.

    WebComics
    Presented by Amelie Belcher, Matt Herms, and Michael Terracciano
    Do you want to know more about webcomics and the webcomic artist guests? Well here is your chance to hear them talk about the webcomics they love and their own works of art.
    5 PM in Panel Room 1.



    SUNDAY


    Events

    Charity Auction: Benefitting The American Red Cross
    Carrie Savage will preside as the master of ceremonies for our annual charity auction. Many of our other guests will be appearing to help present and auction off numerous anime-related items including autographed DVDs, wall scrolls, posters and other collectibles. Many are rare, and some are one-of-a-kind, including the Ouran High School Host Club jacket worn by Greg Ayres for the cast announcement at the 2008 Anime Expo.
    Noon in Main Events.

    Closing Ceremonies
    Come and see the official ending to Ikkicon and hear what our Staff has to say about this year and plans for next year!
    4 PM in Main Events.

    Knuckle Sandwich Concert
    1 PM in Programming.

    Magic: the Gathering
    Tournaments, Drafts, and Conflux Release
    11 AM - 3 PM in the Gaming Room.

    Anime Panels w/Guests


    Nerima Daikon Brothers
    Presented by Carli Mosier, Chris Patton, Greg Ayres, Chris Ayres, and Brett Weaver
    Discussion of the anime Nerima Daikon Brothers anime. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    Noon in Panel Room 1.

    Ouran High School Host Club

    Presented by Caitlin Glass, Greg Ayres, Todd Haberkorn.
    Discussion of Ouran High School Club anime. An episode will be shown as part of this event.
    2:30 PM in Panel Room 1.

    Guest Panels

    Kristine Sa Q&A
    Presented by Kristine Sa
    1 PM in Panel Room 2

    Martial Arts Introduction
    Presented by Jason David Frank
    2 PM in Programming.




    Cosplay

    Costuming 101
    Presented by Meredith Placko
    What goes in to creating a costume? From character research and fabric selection to sewing down that last stitch, it can be quite the ordeal. Bring your questions and even your costumes so you can tackle that epic costume you've always wanted to do or learn some basics to get you started on your cosplay career.
    Noon in Panel Room 2.

    The Rogue Coalition
    The Rogue Coalition is a group of fans that love the Batman story and the characters, who long to bring the comic book characters to life. Come see why, since just becoming a family in 2007, they already have a huge following and let them bring the authentic Gotham experience to you!
    1:30 in Panel Room 1.


    Other

    Gaia Online Meetup
    What does your avatar look like? Come and meet other Gaia fans, just like you, and talk about the online Gaia community.
    10 AM in Panel Room 2.

    Gripe Session
    Have a complaint for our staff? Or maybe a suggestion? Come share your opinions with our Chairman and Directors so we can make Ikkicon 4 that much better!
    3 PM in Panel Room 2.

    Para Para Workshop
    Presented by EKS-D
    Do you like to dance? Do you like fast-paced eurobeat music? Then come and learn some Japanese-style club dance moves with EKS-D ParaPara. This is an audience-participation event, so show up ready to wave your arms and step to the beat!
    10 AM in Panel Room 1.

    VIP Brunch
    With all the guests
    Come have brunch with the guests! Must have upgraded to a VIP Membership to participate.
    9:30 AM in Programming.

    How to WebComic
    Presented by Amelie Belcher, Matt Herms, and Michael Terracciano
    Do you want to start a webcomic? This panel will give you advice on how to achieve that dream. Come join the guest artists that have become sucessful webcomic artists and hear how they did it.
    2 PM in Panel Room 2.


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  2. #2 Re: 02.06.09 thru 02.08.09 - Ikkicon @ The Hilton - ATX 
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    This event was silly as fuck, but at least I got to meet the muthafuckin WHITE POWER ranger!!!!



    Quote Originally Posted by anjlkllr View Post
    Sounds more like your pet crew Area 512 who just so happens to fit this category. As a matter of fact, I'm pretty sure that Steven (which, btw kids isn't even his real name) and all his little cohorts are the exact definition of the Crackhouse Law.
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    i dunnno about ya'll but i would love to get jizzed on by jesus LOL!!! oh man, i cant believe i said that...... oh god.......
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  3. #3 Re: 02.06.09 thru 02.08.09 - Ikkicon @ The Hilton - ATX 
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    Yall know i had a blast! comming in wreckin shop @ 2:30am with that chair.... lol

    Me and my boys got to kick it with some Ninjas..

    Good times
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