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18+ Panel Rules

18+ Panels: If you wish to host a mature panel at Anime Iowa the panel submission must be marked as 18+.
Panels are considered 18+ if they meet any of the below listed criteria:

  • Usage of Adult Language.
  • Discussions of an adult nature.  
  • Contain Hentai, Yaoi or Yuri. 
  • Contain Partial nudity.
  • Contain any form of Sexual Intercourse on photos or video

Panels are subjected to review by our Anime Iowa Panel Staff and may be flagged as 18+ at our discretion. If your panel becomes flagged the Lead Panelist will be informed.

18+ Panels may not contain any of the below listed criteria:

  • Partial or Full live nudity.
  • photos or video of living persons in partial or full nudity.
  • Any form of Sexual Interactions of same live or animated.

All 18+ Panels are subject to the following:

  • All Panelists must be over the age of 18 at the time the panel begins.
  • All attendees must be over the age of 18 at the time the panel begins.
  • All AnimeIowa staff and attendees must present a state issued ID to be allowed entry to an 18+ panel or event.  No exceptions will be made.
  • The Panel Room door must remain closed during the panel.
  • If an attendee or panelist leaves the panel and wishes to re-enter for any reason they must present their state issued ID at the door again.

Failure to abide by 18+ panel rules will result in appropriate actions which may include the loss of your convention badge for the rest of the convention weekend.

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