SoDak Anime Convention
Where: LaCroix Hall / Meeting Rooms
Confirmed Events for SoDak 2012!
- The Annual Cosplay Competition with special judges and great costumes!
Anime Music Videos Competition
- The annual competition that shows off our local amv artist's skills.
- Come put your anime wits to the test. Battle against other teams for a chance of some awesome prizes!
Anime Improv (Who's line is it anime?)
- Simple improve games but with an Anime twist! Anyone can take place in them and we promise you'll have lots of fun!
Iron On Cosplay
- This fun filled event teams cosplayers versus cosplayers in the old fashion Iron Chef kind of way. Cosplayers that are participating get only an hour to make an outfit out of random fabrics and tools that are given to them.
Japanese Fashion Show
- The Japanese Fashion Show is brought back after a lot of out cry for it. Come watch as the different genres of fashion stroll down the runway.
Confirmed Fan Run Panels for SoDak 2012!
Zombie Survival 101
- Jakob will take you over all the facets of surviving the zombie-apocalypse we all know is coming.He will go over preferred weapons buildings and means of transportation as well as the zombie itself.
- A fun filled panel all about the history of Power Rangers, in Japan that is. Come meet Devin as he talks all about the long history of the TV series now famous in multiple countries!
- Want to know that progress of Magical girls in the past decade? Devin will go into detail about the history and changes of Magical Girls over the past ten years!
- Intro to Sailor Moon and the History of it. * THE OLD AND NEW MANGA! * THE ANIME * THE LIVE-ACTION * FANDOM/FANART * HISTORY BEHIND IT
- Calling all My Little Pony Fans and Brony's alike! This panel is for all types of MLP lovers for everyone to get together and discuss their favorite pony moments to their wildest head-cannons. There will be a short introduction at the beginning of this panel as well for all new pony fans or even those who are unfamiliar with the new series obsession and just would like more clarification on the matter.
- Join Miracle as she introduces the world of Decoden! There will be a brief history along with display pieces in a variety of genres from Sweets to Glam to Hime. A small take home Deco project will be offered to the first ten people to attend the panel, so come early!
- Miracle, the resident Hime Gal and Gal enthusiast, invites everyone to come and learn a bit about the history of "Gal Culture," "Gal Power" and why it still holds up today. A special raffle will be held during the panel, so please come and join in on the fun!
- Half panel/half open forum aimed at welcoming new members to Lolita culture. Come join Miracle, a ten year Lolita veteran, as she talks a little about the history, the different genres and some of the "How-to's" of becoming a Lolita Maiden.
- Join Miracle for an introduction to Korean Ulzzang (Best Face) style. There will be a brief history, makeup and fashion tips and one lucky person will receive a Ulzzang makeover during the panel!
- A panel for inexperienced and experienced artists to get together, art trade, share experiences, and all around just chill. Feel free to bring sketch books, drawing supplies and your best and worst stories to share about the artist community with the convention's artist.
- Join South Dakota Author Hazel Phillips as she helps you bring your stories to life!
- A more appropriate/less explicit version of our Yaoi Panel that welcomes audience members of all ages that are interested in attending
- In this two hour panel, Devin will going into the history and the different genres of Yuri. He will also go into the differences in Shoujo-ai and Yuri. Since he will be showing clips of the shows this is a 18+ panel that will require IDs.
- 18+ Do you Yaoi? So do we! Let's get together and talk about it!