2021 Panel descriptions A to Z

Check out the panel selection we had at AnimeIowa 2021. Want specific ones back, want ones you don’t see here. Are you thinking I could run a panel. For more information email programming@animeiowa.com

A is for Anime:

AnimeIowa Art Jam!
Hosted by AI Staff  Friday 9p-11:30p Family Programming Room
It wouldn’t be AnimeIowa without our traditional Art Jam.  Bring your own supplies or borrow some of ours.  Come and go as you please, this is an informal get  together and create some art.

Anime Game Show Explosion!
Hosted by Con Men Productions Friday 7p-8p Mainstage.
The glorious return to the Coralville Marriott means more trivia, more shenanigans, more chaos, and MORE FREE POCKY!

Bad Fanfic Bingo 18+
Hosted by WhoWhatWaifus Saturday 8p-9p Programming Room 3
Join us for selected readings from our curated list of poorly-written fanfic. Grab a bingo card and win prizes when we read key phrases like ‘cerulean orbs’.

Ballroom 101 and Ballroom dance
Hosted by Somestraycat Saturday 12p-2:30p Mainstage
Come learn the basics of ballroom dancing. costumes welcome! you decide what to learn foxtrot, waltz, tango, hustle, swing, rumba ect.. following lesson will be the open dance.

Best of the Breast: Boobs in Anime 18+
Hosted by WhoWhatWaifus Saturday 11p-12a Programming Room 2
Boobs are a part of anime. We’ll look at some good and bad portrayals of breasts in anime and manga, and critique them. Drawing demo included.

Bops, Jams, and Bangers
Hosted by WhoWhatWaifus Friday 3p-4p Programming Room 2
Help us create the ultimate anime playlist by categorizing a wide variety of anime tunes including some of your favorite classics and some unknown musical gems.

Charity Auction-
Hosted by AnimeIowa Sunday 12p-2p Programming Room 2
Join us in our Charity Auction were we support a charity dear to our hearts

Cosplay for Spoonies
Hosted by Vallyn Friday 4p-5p Programming Room 1
Tips and tricks for cosplaying and attending conventions with a chronic, mental, or invisible illness.

Hosted by Mochi Saturday 9p-10p Programming Room 2
Have you ever had a bad experience in the cosplay community and just wanted to vent about it? Well do I have the panel for you.

Creating Original Designs in Cosplay
Hosted by Vallyn Sunday 11a-12p Programming Room 3
DnD characters? Gijinkas? Lolita-inspired? We will walk through the creation of original designs with an emphasis on cosplay.

Doujin Mad-Libs 18+
Hosted by WhoWhatWaifus Friday 11p-12a Programming Room 2
Help us create some truly terrible doujin translations. We’ve blocked out some choice words from several doujins to be filled in by the audience and presented.