PANELS

DISCOVER:

Below is a selection if panels and workshops that will be at SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018.

We are always open to suggestions from experts and fans alike to give our event a diverse and varied schedule where attendees can talk and share their passions with their peers.

Panels will be added below very soon. You can watch panels from 2017 event over on our YouTube

 

LOLIA FASHION 101

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Bantz Aye

What is Lolita fashion? Where did it come from? Where can I buy it? How do I wear it? Are you interested in Lolita fashion but just don’t know where to start? Well this panel is perfect for you! Come join the ‘Lolita of Newcastle’ community for an introduction and discussion about Lolita fashion. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have!

YOUR CONVENTION HORROR STORIES

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panelist EJ Allen

Got an embarrassing, funny, awkward or just plain weird story from your conventions experience? Join EJ Allen of Let the Geek Out and EJ Allen Cosplay,  as she shares her stories with you to make you laugh, cringe, giggle and be amazed at just what random things can happen at a con and gives you the chance to share your stories to so you can feel her embarrassment and wonder as well. An eye opening experience for all who attend.

ATTACK ON SUNNYCON

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo Placeholder Hex

Reluctant Heroes Cosplay are a group of UK based cosplays who cosplay characters from Attack on Titan. They vlog, create CMVs and preform skits.

Their panel will consist of an in character Q&A session, a dating game and some Attack on Titan trivia with prizes.

 

ASK MARAUDERS ANYTHING

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panel ask The Marauders

Bandursnatch Studios are delighted to be back at SunnyCon with the Marauders!  This is an 'in character' Q and A panel where you get the chance to ask the Marauders (and friends) from Harry Potter any question that you like.  Want to know who Sirius' favourite girl is?  Dying to find out which Marauder gets in the most trouble?  Come along in or out of character yourself and ask us all your burning questions.

CHAMELEON TIME: COSPLAY MAKE UP

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Cosplay Make-Up

Have you ever wanted to try body paint?  Been curious about crossplay?  Bandursnatch Studios bring you a fun and relaxed workshop centring on cosplay makeup, with live demonstrations and the chance to ask any questions you might have about your own cosplay makeup.

GUIDE TO LoL - FOR SCRUBS BY SCRUBS

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panel LoL for Scrubs by scrubs

Welcome to Summoner’s Rift, where we will be learning more about our different roles, how to cope with the mid lane, when and where you should successfully gank, and how to babysit that ADC. Come and join us share knowledge together in order to find the best way to pass your promos and resist the temptation to empty your wallet on those pool party skins. Whether you’re a Support, Mage, or a Tanky Top, we are all in the same boat: One big bucket of salt.

ATTACK ON TITAN - BLIND READING

 

Sunnycon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Blunderbolts Blind reading of AoTThree impressionists read through a random episode of Attack of Titan with impressions assigned to different roles, for example, Donald Duck as Eren Jaeger or Dr. Claw as Mikasa. The reading is split up into three acts, where the roles are re-assigned to keep things fresh and entertaining. The roles are decided by the audience by giving them a choice of three impressions, example: "For Mikasa; Woody Woodpecker, Bayonetta or Raven from Teen Titans." we will ask audience members who have their hand up and try to make sure everybody gets a chance to choose a role. Of course, this will be explained to the audience once the panel starts.

MEET THE MAIDS

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Maid in Scotland

We had so much fun, we decided to do it all over again.

Back again at Sunnycon for more fun and Hi jinks.

Come meet the Maids and Butlers of Maid in Scotland.

Behind the wig secrets, Which Maid sleeps latest? What Butler is a big softie? How do we fit 12 peoples worth of petticoats on a mini bus?

 

Only one way to find out

 

 

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO ZENTANGLE

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Beginner's Guide to Zentangle is here to teach you an art style that is not only relaxing and fun, but immensely rewarding with the work you create. Emily of Templeman Art will take you through all the tips and tricks you need to go from simple patterns to large and intricate designs. Come along to learn the secrets of the colouring book craze with how to make your own unique doodles!

Be sure to check out Emily on YouTube

LOVE AND LIGHT WITH CHERAMI LEIGH

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Love and light with Cherami Leigh

Join Cherami Leigh for a unique panel inspired by her daily positive

affirmation show "Love and Light" featured on AnimeUnlocked. She will

share personal experiences living as an actor that challenged her on her

path to staying positive; how some of her "villainous" characters ended up

being more like "heroes" when it came to helping her grow; And how she has

dealt with bullies, rejection and finding gratitude in the most unlikely

places. Feel free to come and engage in the dialogue and share your

stories or sit back and listen. We LOVE having your LIGHT present.

 

PROP MAKING WITH DAVE

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Prepare yourselves for a hands on experience.  It's all fair and well to attend your usual cosplay prop panels and sit and watch some slide show on how to make a good prop to go with that cosplay you have. Here you will have a live demonstration working with various materials to show what's possible for all budgets.

PROP MAKING WITH DAVE

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Prepare yourselves for a hands on experience.  It's all fair and well to attend your usual cosplay prop panels and sit and watch some slide show on how to make a good prop to go with that cosplay you have. Here you will have a live demonstration working with various materials to show what's possible for all budgets.

ASK ADVENTURE ZONE ANYTHING

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Grab your gear and roll those bones, come on down to ‘Ask The Adventure Zone'! Bandursnatch Studios presents an interactive panel where you get to ask the heroes of Faerûn anything. Want to know what Taakos favourite spell is? Or how many robot arms Magnus actually has? What’s Merles best chat up line? Join us and find out!

INKWELL INVESTIGATIONS

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Fans of murder, mystery and intrigue listen up! SunnyCon 2018 will be hosting a very special escape room experience courtesy of Inkwell Investigations. Murder History is a pop-up escape game with a murder mystery twist.  With one of the Inkwell Family as a guide (a live actor), You can book solo or with a group of friends, companions or rivals (ages 7+!) and you must work together to escape a doomed time loop while also using Cluedo-like sleuthing to discover which team member is responsible for the whole fiasco!

Slots are available to book now, tickets are £12 per player, and they'll make sure you have a group to play with even if you book alone!. If you are a fan of series such as Detective Conan, Sherlock and the Professor Layton series then this is for you. For more details and to book head over to Inkwell Investigations.

MAID IN SCOTLAND PERFORMANCE

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Come and join the maids and butlers from Maid in Scotland for a performance of singing, dancing and maybe a few surprises! With chances for everyone to join in and a lot of fun to be had, the staff are excited to see you all there!

CROSS STITCHED SPRITES

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

An introduction to the art of Cross stitch and a chance to make your own unique piece of pixel art. We'll provide full instructions and everything you need to make a badge or greetings card featuring everything from a Mario Mushrooms to Pokemon Gym badges.

KPOPXFITNESS

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

KpopXFitness is a brand new to the UK dance workout program. Combining simplified moves from Kpop music videos and cardio training come try this lively and energetic class. No previous dancing experience is required, just a willingness to have fun and enjoy some kpop! This session will be lead by Victoria from KpopXFitness Northallerton. This is for ages 14+, trainers and a bottle of water is recommended.

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO WATERCOLOURS

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Learn the basics of watercolour painting with artist Kidura! The workshop will provide a beginners guide to watercolours such as what paper, brushes and paint brands to choose for you to getting the hang of techniques like wet-on-wet. It's also a chance to get advice from an experienced watercolour artist, ask any kind of watercoloury questions you may have and try out painting yourself on the day!

This panel is to be prebooked and can be signed up for from Kidura's stall in the art area.

CAITLIN GLASS GUEST PANEL

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Talk & Q&A with Caitlin Glass. Voice actress and ADR director, best known for the role of Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist, Caitlin has been working in the anime industry since 2004. In 2008, Caitlin directed the widely popular fan-favorite, Ouran High School Host Club, as well as voicing Haruhi Fujioka. Caitlin also lends her voice to Vados in Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, Rose in Tales of Zestiria, Elma in Xenoblade Chronicles X, Thorn in Battleborn, and Cammy White & Decapre in the Street Fighter IV &V series of video games.

CHERAMI LEIGH GUEST PANEL

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Talk & Q&A with Cherami Leigh. Cherami Leigh has been acting for over 20 years. She has worked on over 50 video games and over 150 animated projects including "Borderlands 2," and various anime series including "Sword Art Online," "Sailor Moon," and "Fairy Tail" to name a few.

CHII SAKURABI PERFORMANCE

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Chii Sakurabi is a J-POP singer and recording artist from Tokyo, Japan. Chii is known for her high-energy music, angelic voice, and kawaii style! Come and see Chii performing on stage! This show will be different to her Friday night performance.

DANGANRONPA COSPLAY PANEL

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Danganronpa Cosplay Panel wherein the featured Cosplayers will be completely IN CHARACTER! Ask your favourite Elite Students whatever question comes to mind, these Ultimates will be open with you so you have to be open with them as they may very well ask for some Audience Participation! (But they won't force you)

So be there or be square and make sure to save frequently!

 

CMVS FOR BEGINNERS WITH CARDBOARD COSPLAY

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

Over the last few years, cosplay music videos (CMVs) have become hugely popular. However, it can be daunting trying to make your own.

Whether you want to make your own video or just find out how to get involved with others, this panel covers all the basics to help you get started. No experience necessary!

 

 

J FASHION SHOW

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

We invite you to attend this showcase of dazzling J-fashion styles including Lolita, Fairy kei, Menhera, Dolly kei, Cult party kei and many more. From colourful and kawaii to creepy and demure, there’s sure to be a style that inspires you!

 

BRING BACK DAILY LOLITA

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Beginners guide to zentangle

With each passing year it seems that Lolita gets even more elaborate. As beautiful as OTT coordinates are it can be very easy to forget that Lolita originates as an everyday street fashion. Join us for a discussion on the concept ‘Daily Lolita’ and how to bring the fashion back to its roots as a daily, wearable and more casual style.

 

 

SIGN UP HERE

18+ PANELS

Despite being an all age event we do cater to the more mature attendee members and for 2018 we will have a special area dedicated to 18+ content. If you plan on attending an 18+ panel please be aware we do ask and only accept photo ID as proof of age.

AN INTRODUCTION TO J-HORROR (18+)

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel J-Horror with Peter Scott

Peter Scott is a author, horror enthusiast and lover of Asian cinema, join him as he guides you on a brief history of his favourite genera in the nation that has at times been called the scariest place on Earth.   From Yūrei and folk law to manga, film and video games, this panel aims to be as scary as it is informative.

STILL NOT ENOUGH HENTAI!? (18+)

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel Not Enough Hentai

Back once again for a third year we bring you the very best (worst) hentai we've dredged up from god knows where. From ruining your childhood to poking fun at our favourite fandoms we manage to penetrate all. Dodgy Audience Participation, Breasts vs Butts, Bad Videos and somehow, some way we may even save hentai itself. Strictly 18+ Only.

THE YAOI GAMESHOW (18+)

 

SunnyCon Anime Expo 2018 Panel J-Horror with Peter Scott

Prove your love of Boys-Love in this frenzied 18+ fan panel! Hosted by Mr Tab, this gameshow is NOT your classic family friendly entertainment.

SunnyCon Anime Expo logo
SunnyCon Anime Expo Instagram Icon SunnyCon Anime Expo YouTube Icon SunnyCon Anime Expo Google Plus Button Twitter logo

KEEP IN TOUCH! SIGN UP FOR UPDATES

© Sunnycon and Sunnycon Anime Expo 2017