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2018 Events Schedule

Our 2018 events schedule is now live! Event descriptions will be coming out the weekend before the con alongside this year’s Guidebook app. Until then, we’ve highlighted a few of our main events below.

Anime Pub Trivia

Throw back a few cold ones and show off just how great a fan you are.  Yeah, you don’t live in your mom’s basement like those nerds on the red team, but you still know more about anime than them, because that’s just how awesome you are.  This event will take place on Saturday night, so don’t miss it!

Guest Panels

Daman Mills and Alejandro Saab will be joining us this year! You can be sure that they’ll talk about anime, share some fun stories, and have at least a couple of autograph signings.

Arcade

Ushicon’s Arcade is brimming with electronic diversions both new and retro! Tournaments for 2018 are Dragon Ball Fighter Z (PC), Samurai Shodown 2 (Neo Geo), and Super Smash Bros 4 (Wii U)! Peruse a plethora of pixelated pastimes with the choice of 15 console, PC, and classic MAC setups!

Tabletop Gaming

Board games of all kinds will be available in our Tabletop Gaming room.  Come play games like Boss Monster, where you build a dungeon and try to kill as many heroes as possible.  Or you could play classics like Carcassonne, Fluxx, and Small World.  Want something quick and easy to learn?  Try Cards Against Humanity, Tsuro, or Ascension!  A full list of games will be available in our Guidebook app. There will also be several Learn to Play sessions where a dedicated staff member will teach you their favorite games.

Video Theaters

Celebrating anime the best way we know how – by watching way too much! Ranging from classics to the best new shows of the year, we’ll have great things to see all weekend long. Stop by to reminisce about old favorites, or check out that new show you’ve been meaning to catch.

Ushiko’s Maid Cafe

Ushiko’s Maid Cafe will return in 2018! Expect more fun snacks and drinks, and of course, maids and butlers to serve you.

And more!

Members just like you are bringing a lot of great panels, workshops, and game shows for you to enjoy.  Here’s just a small taste of what you can expect*:

  • Game Shows
  • Workshops
  • Puzzle Building – Thursday night only!
  • Sentai Primer
  • Saturday Morning Cartoons
  • Swap Meets – bring your unwanted stuff to trade with other members
  • And many other panels!

*Information may change without warning, as cancellations are always a possibility.

Join our Facebook Group, and you may hear some of our members talking about other panels that we haven’t been able to mention on our website yet!

We are pleased to announce that voice actor Daman Mills will be attending Ushicon 13!  You’ll recognize him from titles such as Yuri!!! on Ice!Dragon Ball Super, and more.  View his full bio here.


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We had a great time this past February. If you are interested in seeing some pictures from the convention, you can check some from PRO Photography in our facebook album here:
Ushicon 11 Facebook Photo Album

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