Thursday, July 28, 2011

Propeller Anime Club journeys to Anime Festival Orlando 12!

Anime Festival Orlando 12 is only a week away and this might be as good a time as any to tell you what, when, and where Propeller Anime Club will be doing events!

Well start with our panels first!

True Blue: A Sonic Panel on Friday
August 5th at 9:30PM in Panel Room 4
Hosted by Zak Wilson

Sonic has been around since 1991, and what better way to spend the 20th anniversary than discussing the speedy blue blur. We will be discussing the history of the blue blur and talk about the changes in the past 20 years. Also we will be talking about the Way Past Cool T.V shows that we watched! So it doesn’t matter if you new or old to Sonic, because this Panel will be Up, Over, and Gone!! 

Anime Classics Everyone Should See
Saturday, August 6th at 10:30AM in Panel Room 2
Hosted by Kent Ward & Jean-Louis Jabouin

Are you new to Japanese animation and digging it so far? Is your favorite anime currently on cable television? If so, then this panel is your next step in fandom. Discover the essential classics and modern masterpieces of anime!
It's MANIME! The Manly Anime Panel!
Saturday, August 6th at 10:30PM in Game Show Theater
Hosted by Kent Ward & Shawn Wilson

An anime event that is FOR MEN BY MEN. Like Fist of the North Star, Berserk, and Golgo 13 and want to see what else can put some hair on your chest!? Get out the beef jerky and get ready to headbutt someone because this is the MANLIEST panel of them all!

Chzo Mythos: Ben Yahtzee’s Games
Saturday, August 6th at 11:00PM in Panel Room 4
Hosted by Zak Wilson

Everyone knows Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw's work on Zero Punctuation, and we've all laughed at the quick 5 minute reviews. But did you know he has also done a game series? That series is know as the Chzo Mythos; a series that takes story telling to a whole new level. You shall be taken through the madness and insanity as you learn about this fantastic game.

Superheroes in Anime
Sunday, August 7th at 2:00PM in Panel Room 2
Hosted by Kent Ward & Shawn Wilson

Superheroes have invaded anime this past year in a big way! We look at series based on Marvel and DC comic books plus a couple original creations. From Gotham City to Tokyo, we'll let you know what is worth checking out, true believers!

How to be a Pokemon Master!
Sunday, August 7th at 3:30PM in Workshop Room
Hosted by Zak Wilson, Steven Grinder & Brendan Goggins

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Well, check out this panel, you’ll find out everything you need to know in this panel about one of the most well known anime and game series.

Then there is the main event of AFO... Conquerors of Neo-Orlandia! It's an interactive convention experience where players will choose between three factions and support one of them to victory by leveling up, going on missions, challenging other players to games of skill, and conquering territory at the convention center!

You can read more about the game and story here. Nine members of our club are very much involved in the event and we could not be more excited as this will be the best Orlandia saga ever!

Anyways, here is the schedule of all of the Conquerors of Neo-Orlandia events:


1:00PM - Southern Cross Tavern opens for play
2:30PM - Prologue Act in Game Show Theater
2:45PM - How To Play Conquerors of Neo-Orlandia in Game Show Theater
7:00PM - Act I in Main Events during Opening Ceremonies
9:00PM - Southern Cross Tavern closes for play


11:00AM - Southern Cross Tavern opens for play
1:30PM - How To Play Conquerors of Neo-Orlandia in Game Show Theater
6:00PM - Act II in Main Events during Cosplay Cabaret
8:00PM - Southern Cross Tavern closes for play


11:00AM - Southern Cross Tavern opens for play
4:00PM - Southern Cross Tavern closes for play  (Game Ends)
4:05PM - Neo-Orlandia Awards Show & Wrap Up in Game Show Theater
5:30PM - Act III in Main Events during Closing Ceremonies

Southern Cross Tavern where be where a lot of game play for Conquerors of Neo-Orlandia will take place. It will located across the hall from registration. Once in a while, Operator 7G, one of the DJs of the BODY.ELECTRIK night time dance will be there playing some tunes so feel free to come in and relax during the weekend!

You can follow our club on Twitter for live updates! We'll talk more about all this and more at our club meeting this Sunday! Don't miss it!

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