Panels are sorted first by day, then by room, and are then listed in chronological order. Main event descriptions are coming soon!

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SATURDAY

PANEL ROOM 1

11:00-12:00 Guess That Anime Song (G)

Are you an epic anime fan? Do you know openings, endings, osts? Well this panel is for you! Test your knowledge on all types of anime related music and win the title of Anime Music Champion! Let’s see how many songs you could name within our time frame!

1:00-2:00 My Hero Academia Interactive Experience (PG)

My hero academia brought to life with games and fun activities! Meet the characters, ask about them! This Panel will knock your socks off!

3:00-4:00 Humans vs Zombies: Behind the Scenes of Game Design

No panel description available.

5:00-6:00 Power Puff Panel (PG)

Come play some games and have fun with the girls made from sugar, spice and everything nice; Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup!

7:00-8:00 RWBY Pajama Party Q&A (PG-13)

The cast of RWBY hosts a Q&A panel in their pajamas! Come join them and ask them questions!

PANEL ROOM 2

12:00-1:00 Anime Scene-It! (G)

Fun for fans of any expertise level, this otaku spin on the classic Scene-It format will have players answering trivia questions, guessing shows from warped screenshots, and paying attention to video clips for clues. You don’t even have to watch anime for some! This game is convention-tested, and the anime in the game represent a wide variety of genres and years. Come and compete for glory!

2:00-3:00 Anime Jeopardy (G)

A trivia game for the ages, with an exciting, anime spin! Come and compete with other attendees in Jeopardy, with categories ranging across genres and years. All questions are convention-tested, and we’ll be playing single, double, and final Jeopardy.

4:00-5:00 Masculinity? In My Anime? (PG)

With discussions of gender in media at the center of controversy in recent years, it’s important to examine the place of such discussions in subculture media as well. So join me as we examine anime through how it codifies ‘maleness’, how it chooses to represent male characters, how it shows them interacting with characters of others genders, how the works reflect their artists and culture, and how masculinity is subverted. Everything from BL to Jojo’s.

6:00-7:00 Fire Emblem 3 Houses Game Panel (PG-13)

Join your favorite FE3H house leaders and administrators as you fight for the House Cup and win prizes! 

8:00-9:00 Baki the Grappler Discussion (18+)

Who doesn’t love big beefy men pummeling each other into next week? Join a pointed discussion about the Netflix release of the new Baki anime, as well as the older 2 seasons, the 90s OVA, and maybe even the manga. This one’s for all the super fans of gory martial arts!

PANEL ROOM 3

11:00-12:00 Who Wants To Be A Jojillionaire (PG-13)

A JoJos Bizarre Adventure Trivia contest. 

1:00-2:00 Furbalicious: Furby Party (G)

Bring your Furby down to SwampCon’s fabulous Furby Party! There’ll be games (for Furbs and people alike), trivia, and a fashion show! Don’t have a Furby? We have ones you can borrow! Winners of trivia and the fashion show will receive prizes!

3:00-4:00 How to take Lady Ann Anybody’s Heart (PG-13)

This is a Persona 5 panel that includes a short skit, then a Dating Game Show where audience members can act in character to seduce, or be seduced by, other attending guys, gals and pals!

5:00-6:00 To-Tea-Roki (G)

Tea time with Shoto. Learn how to make and spill the tea.

7:00-8:00 Asking your Professor Questions for an Hour: the Panel (PG-13)

Come join your one and only professor, Byleth, and other students from Garreg Mach in a series of questions and answers along with some fun along the way! This panel is not house excluded and will include all houses if accessible!

PANEL ROOM 4

12:00-1:00 What’s Kpoppin? (PG-13)

Want to learn more about kpop? Want to meet and interact with stans? Want to be in a safe and open environment for sharing your weirdest or most unpopular stories and opinions? Then want to top that all off with a random dance play? Then you’ve come to the right place!

2:00-3:00 Kdramas You Should Be Watching (PG)

Seoulmates Podcast discusses the best TV shows South Korea has to offer.

4:00-5:00 Gator Comics: Getting into Comic Books (PG-13)

Like the Marvel or DC movies and want to try the comics? Don’t know how to start with comic books?  The Gator Comics club will give a crash course about how to begin. Topics covered include: how to read, what to read, the types of comics and many more basics.

6:00-7:00 Mortal Kombat Trivia (18+)

Mortal kombat trivia.

8:00-9:00 ATLA Trivia (PG)

Join a few of your favorite characters from the Avatar universe as the quiz you on everything covered in the animated series! This trivia will cover only Atla, and will include a few minor, but fun prizes!

PANEL ROOM 5

11:00-12:00 Anime Jeopardy! (PG)

This panel will be similar to the Jeopardy game but for the question they will be base on Anime shows, theme songs, and  Character names.

1:00-2:00 Cosplay Volunteers of Gainesville FL (G)

Cosplay Volunteers of Gainesville Is a dedicated group of costume character performers. We’ll be volunteering for hospitals, charity organizations and more.

We’re looking to give back to the community. We’re not looking to make a profit off this group. We’re looking to make other people smile.

3:00-4:00 Put a Cosplay on that Body: Body Positivity in Cosplay Universes (PG-13)

Based on principles of “I wear whatever I want, thank you”, a discussion and social exercise in cosplaying characters, realistic and fantasy, with whatever body you have.  Why invisible rules, restrictions, and community shaming have barred varying body types from dressing up.

5:00-6:00 A Cosplayer Goes Into a Speakeasy: Where Cosplay Influence Meets Cabaret Style Shows (18+)

In many performance avenues, there are cosplayers hidden amongst the sparkle and shine of singers and lyra artists and burlesque performers.  What happens when these cabaret style performers are performing IN FULL COSPLAY?! Join two locals from the Hoggetowne cabaret performance scene as they talk and “reveal” how the two worlds collide and how to transition your costumes back and forth from cosplay to cabaret and back again.

7:00-8:00 UA After Hours (PG)

We definitely aren’t listening to Aizawa when he told us to be quiet after lights out, so come break some rules with us and have some fun! What hero actually follows rules anyway?

PANEL ROOM 6

2:00-3:00 How to Punch your Friends: an Introduction to Stage Combat! (PG-13)

Many of your favorite TV shows, plays and films use action and stunts. Come join us and get a glimpse into stage combat.

6:00-7:00 Dance the Night Away! (PG)

Come and dance along to your favorite Kpop hits, with classics and new songs! Whether you are able to dance to every song, or just want to watch or listen, enjoy some Kpop with us!

8:00-9:00 Raspberry Pie’s Cosplay Prom! (PG-13)

Did you go to your high school prom? Were you disappointed you couldn’t go as Sailor Moon, Optimus Prime, or Deadpool? If so, then you won’t want to miss Raspberry Pie’s cosplay dance party! Hosted by Orlando nerd-funk band Raspberry Pie, this interactive show will have you up and dancing to live music about Cowboy Bebop, anime ladies, and the difficulties of dating someone in a different fandom. Who knows? You might even meet your OTP. 😉

PANEL ROOM 7

3:00-4:00 Astral Projection 2: Electric Boogaloo (PG-13)

The goal of our panel is to provide an entertaining and insightful look into Astral Projection and how incorporating it into your life can help you achieve a higher form of self.

5:00-6:00 Power Rangers Power Hour 3 (PG-13)

It’s panel time! Power Rangers Power Hour 3 is official come join and have a blast, play some games, and test your knowledge on Power Ranger history!

7:00-8:00 THE MOST ICONIC J-POP DIVAS (PG)

Looking to expand your knowledge of Japanese pop music beyond Love Live and anime opening and endings? Look no further. This is a presentation of the most FABULOUS,  legendary, and straight up ICONIC divas in Japanese pop history.

PANEL ROOM 8

12:00-1:00 Getting it Write! With William Hatfield

You’ve managed to write the first draft of your novel. What is next? Published Author William Hatfield, with the help of a writer friend or two, leads you through the steps and missteps of the editing process, and related topics. Questions and participation in the discussion will be encouraged.

2:00-3:00 Anime Kahoot with Peachy Tsundere

Think you know anime? Come test your trivia knowledge with Peachy Tsundere’s 100 question anime Kahoot! The winner of this ultimate test of knowledge will receive a prize!

4:00-5:00 Marble Hornets Q&A with Tim Sutton

No panel description available.

6:00-7:00 LoveLive Idol Panel (G)

We hope to dance start dash in lovelive school idol project.

8:00-9:00 Terrible Fanfiction Dramatic Reading Theater (18+)

We’ve all found our fair share of terrible, ridiculous, and just plain strange fanfiction in the deep bowels of the internet. Join us as we act out some of our favorites and read them in silly voices!

 

SUNDAY

PANEL ROOM 1

11:00-12:00 My Hero Academia: Kahoot (PG)

Test your knowledge on this popular anime/manga and be plus ultra. Top 5 get varied prizes. 

1:00-2:00 “Ask a Homestuck” (PG-13)

A classic ask panel featuring the cast from the beloved web-comic homestuck. 

3:00-4:00 Fursuits and More! (PG-13)

Are you apart of the furry community or interested? This panel will talk about fursuit making, care, and the community itself. Meet other local/semi local furs and make new friends!

5:00-6:00 Youtube Poop and Internet Remix Culture (18+)

Join the YTP Movement as we take you down the path of this bizarre niche internet collective and show how these video editing methods benefited many people’s beginnings in the creative industry! We also host this panel as an excuse to show Dinner Blaster. (Come find out what that means.) We also end our panels with a viewing party for everyone who enjoys watching YouTube Poop!

PANEL ROOM 2

12:00-1:00 Q&A with UA (PG-13)

Come chill with UA, ask some questions and play some games us. 

2:00-3:00 Can we Talk? With William Hatfield

Dialogue helps you present the characters, and defines them. Published Author William Hatfield and other authors show you ways to use the dialogue to show information beyond the actual words spoken, to define your characters. Methods to use, and pitfalls to avoid along the way.

4:00-5:00 LGBT+ in Anime (PG-13)

Positive portrayals of LGBT+ characters in media help LGBT+ people feel represented and visible. In anime, like in many forms of media, there is an issue with creators coding unsympathetic villains as LGBT+. This panel focuses on anime and its positive LGBT+ representation, criticizes harmful portrayals of LGBT+ people in anime, and asks participants about anime characters that might have helped them discover their own LGBT+ identities. 

PANEL ROOM 3

11:00-12:00 The Loser’s Club (PG-13)

Loser’s Club from Stephen King’s IT, Richie, Eddie, Bill, and Ben from IT will be answering questions, doing skits, improv, and cracking WAY too many jokes.

1:00-2:00 Shreknanigans (PG)

Welcome to our Swamp, where we will do shrek related games and activities, such as dramatically reenacting shrek fanfiction and having an onion eating competition. Join your fellow ogres for a fairytale experience.

3:00-4:00 Sailor Scout Hangout! (PG-13)

Join some of the Sailor Scouts in the attempt to master improv games themed around episodes, characters and villains in the show! There will also be an opportunity to ask the Scouts questions and take pictures!

5:00-6:00 Power Rangers Power Hour: Day 2 (PG-13)

It’s panel time! Power Rangers Power Hour 3 is official come join and have a blast, play some games, and test your knowledge on Power Ranger history!

PANEL ROOM 4

12:00-1:00 The Wacky World of Bootlegs (G)

Explore the world of the terrible knockoffs where we go over origins, types of bootlegs, and other information all in a humorous setting. This panel is for comedic purposes and is not a guide for collectors.

2:00-3:00 Theme Parks: The Good, The Bad, and The Weird (PG-13)

Where in the world could you eat curry popcorn, pose with armor clad dinosaurs, or ride the dog farting coaster? Come to this panel and find out, as we traverse through the wonderfully bizarre world of theme parks!

4:00-5:00 Danganronpa All Stars: Q&A Panel(PG-13)

Welcome to Danganronpa All Stars! This is a Q&A character cosplay panel with games and good fun! Just don’t get Monokuma mad…..(* ̄∀ ̄)

6:00-7:00 What in the Grimdark is Warhammer 40k? (PG-13)

Tyranids and Space Marines and Eldar, oh my! Maybe you’ve seen the memes or the miniatures at your local game store, but none of that has told you what exactly Warhammer 40k is. Who is this Emperor guy? Why is everything heresy? What even is a grimdark and can it be eaten? All these questions and more will be explored in this beginner-friendly look at the factions and lore of a franchise old enough to be a parent and more sprawling than American suburbs, and learn why there is only war in the grimdark future of the 41st millennium. 

PANEL ROOM 5

11:00-12:00 Steven Universe: Games (PG-13)

In this panel we will do a q&a, and series and we will do some fun activities within our hour this is not a panel to miss. 

1:00-2:00 Furby Meetup (G)

Bring your furbs and meet other furby enthusiasts! You can play with the furby dressup booth and learn more about customizing furbies. Whether you have a furby or are just curious, everyone is welcome!

3:00-4:00 How to Enjoy the End of the World with Aziraphale and Crowley (G)

An hour of shenanigans with Aziraphale and Crowley! In this Good Omens themed panel, you will get to hang out with other GOmens fans while having fun with silly challenges and games!

PANEL ROOM 6

No panel information currently available.

PANEL ROOM 7

11:00-12:00 Utaban Macross: Walkure Variety Show (PG-13)

Absolute 5 have learned that a high concentration of the Var Syndrome has been sensed around Swampcon! Come join our members to help bring the levels down and fight off being infected!! We’ll have trivia, games and maybe some sweet surprises for everyone ready to fight the Var Syndrome!

1:00-2:00 Pokemon Trainers Unite! With PikabelleChu

Join PikaBelleChu as she discusses over 20 years of the Pokemon universe from the Manga, Video Games, Anime, and beyond. Partake in Pokemon trivia to win prizes too. So grab your pokeball and see if your a Pokemon Master.

3:00-4:00 Guess that K-Pop Tune! (G)

Guess songs from Kpop artists new and old for prizes! Hosted by Seoulmates Podcast.

5:00-6:00 The Dolewhip and Dreams Podcast LIVE Presents Wreck it Ralph (PG)

Dolewhip and Dreams is a new Gainesville based Podcast where host Matty Limerick (UF Graduate Student) takes a deep dive into the Disney Vault, and looks at the History of a film, how it breaks ground, whether it was received well, and how it stacks up in 2019/2020.  It is a Biweekly show where Matty has guests that range from Broadway performers, to imagineers, voice actors, etc discuss their connection to the film. This would be the podcast’s first live episode, where the audience becomes our fabulous second guest. And seeing as a the theme is Hacked, I figured this would be a great chance to do Wreck It Ralph as our Episode film!  So not only is the podcast and panel fun, but I also hope that everyone will learn a few things about our favorite Disney Films.

PANEL ROOM 8

12:00-1:00 AMV CONTEST

No panel information currently available.

2:00-3:00 Introduction to Comic Book and Anime Conventions (G)

A gathering, conversational to share experiences about newcomers and veterans for comic and anime cons.

4:00-5:00 DomGold Update LIVE (PG-13)

DomGold Update (A live audience version of weekly livestream) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Gy4rqoo8tU

6:00-7:00 Bad Anime Theater Double Feature: Garzey’s Wing and CIPHER THE VIDEO (PG-13)

A screening of two of the greatest, worst anime of all time.

First witness the first episode of the hilarious low budget 90s fantasy OVA Garzey’s Wing, featuring an English dub cast of untrained amateurs, many of whom would never work in the industry again.

Next we have CIPHER THE VIDEO. A 20 minute OVA that feels like a feature length fever dream, CIPHER THE VIDEO will take you on a journey. Hope you like Phil Colins!