Sin City Anime 2022 Program Schedule

We are excited to bring a wide variety of entertainment for the Las Vegas valley this year! Look forward to cosplay events, performances, dances, competitions, video games, trading card games, comedy, special guest panels, and so much more!

HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Registration 
    Thursday 17th   |  12:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday 18th        |  10:00am - 8:00pm
    Saturday 19th   |  9:00am - 7:00pm
    Sunday 20th    |  9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Exhibitor 
    Friday 18th        |  12:00 pm - 8:00pm
    Saturday 19th   |  10:00 am - 6:00pm
    Sunday 20th    |  10:00 am - 6:00pm​

  • Panels & Game Lounge 
    Friday 18th         |  1:00pm - 11:30pm
    Saturday 19th    |  11:30am - 11:30pm
    Sunday 20th     |  11:30am - 5:30pm

  • Main Events
    Friday 18th         |  1:00pm - 12:00am
    Saturday 19th    |  1:00pm - 1:30am
    Sunday 20th     |  1:00pm - 7:00pm

FRIDAY 11/18

MAIN EVENTS         

Opening ceremonies  |  1:00pm - 11:30pm

Black Ros3 Concert  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lip Sync for Your Cosplay  |  5:30pm - 7:00pm

Decaying Tigers Concert  |  7:30pm - 8:30pm

All Ages Anime/Cosplay Dance  | 9:00pm - 11:30pm

BANQUET EVENTS         

Jfashion Luncheon  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm

PANEL ROOMS         

Otome 101  |  Panel Room 1  |  1:00pm - 2:30pm

Permission to Random Dance!  |  Panel Room 2  |  1:00pm - 2:30pm

Diabolik Lovers  |  Panel Room 1  |  2:30pm - 4:00pm

Beginner Kpop Workshop  |  Panel Room 2  |  2:30pm - 4:00pm

Equivalent Exchange: the ideas behind Fullmetal Alchemist  |  Panel Room 2  |  4:00pm - 5:30pm

Anime Kahoot!  |  Panel Room 1  |  5:30pm - 6:30pm

Chris Patton Voice Actor Panel  |  Panel Room 2  |  2:30pm - 4:00pm

Anime Bingo  |  Panel Room 1  |  6:30pm - 8:30pm

Intermediate Kpop Workshop  |  Panel Room 2  |  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Uncle Yuhki's Anime Dating Game (18+)  |  Panel Room 1  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

Otomes: All hurt, No comfort (18+)  |  Panel Room 2  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

Diabolikal Lovers After Dark (18+)  |  Panel Room 1  |  10:00pm - 11:30pm

Red Cloud Comedy Hour (18+)  |  Panel Room 2  |  10:00pm - 11:30pm

GAME & LOUNGE         

Cosplay Chess  |  2:00pm - 4:00pm

Elden Ring Hunt Rewards  |  7:00pm - 8:00pm

Werewolf at Night!  | 10:00pm - 11:30pm

Elden Ring Scavenger Hunt (covers entire convention)  |  1:00pm - 7:00pm
Elden Ring Hunt Rewards  |  7:00pm - 8:00pm

Sword of night and flame: This location is a sacred entry point for all tarnished and wandering souls who first enter the Lands Between.
 

Bolt of Gransax: This location gathers many in attendance, to witness grand events of mass scale: competitions, festival dances, and music of the ages.
 

Mushroom Set: This location is an environment for discourse, discussion, politics, and occasional jesting comedy, equipped with tables of round for crafting.
 

Ronin Set: This location is an environment for presentation, debate, royal entertainment, equipped only with stands for the bottom.
 

Rotten Battle Hammer: Located in the depths of the fun and festivities, there are many afoot within this realm, all enjoying their own personal ventures.
 

Great Jar Arsenal: Many royal guests of the crown reside their personal shops within this stretch of land, alongside workers of the crown.
 

Rivers of Blood + Red Feathered Branchsword: These two fated items are said to reside in the marketplace of wares, apparels, potions, and other tools of the tarnished.

(3) Stonesword Keys: are scattered near other items in their respective lands and areas.

Dragonheart: There are various dragons in the land, and it will be up to you to capture at least one dragon heart.
 

SATURDAY 11/19

MAIN EVENTS         

Masquerade Check in and Judging  |  10:00am - 12:00pm

Fashion Show  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cosplay Masquerade  |  4:00pm - 7:00pm

Jennifer Cihi performance  |  7:30pm - 8:30pm

PAiDA performance  |  8:30pm - 9:30pm
18+ Late Night Rave |  10:00pm-1:30am

BANQUET EVENTS         

Sumuji Cafe  |  2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dobutsu Lounge (18+)  |  9:00pm - 12:00am

PANEL ROOMS         

Saturday Kpop Workshop  |  Panel Room 2  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm

Onitama: Contest of Cunning and Strategy  |  Panel Room 1  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm

Chris Patton Voice Actor Panel  |  Panel Room 2  |  4:00pm - 5:30pm

Galaxy Girl PAiDA Panel  |  Panel Room 1  |  4:00pm - 5:00pm
Anime Bingo  |  Panel Room 1  |  5:00pm - 7:00pm

Yokai Watch: Japanese Folklore in Anime  |  Panel Room 2  |  5:30pm - 7:00pm

Davy Back Fight!!! (18+) |  Panel Room 1  |  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Ronin-Expo presents "Comedy Hour" (18+)  |  Panel Room 2  |  7:00pm - 8:30pm

Uncle Yuhki's Anime Dating Game (18+)  |  Panel Room 1  |  8:30pm - 10:00pm

K-Krew Cinema Slumber Party: Peninsula  |  Panel Room 2  |  9:00pm - 11:30pm

Weebs are Growing up: Comedy Special (18+)  |  Panel Room 1  |  10:00pm - 11:30pm

GAME & LOUNGE         

Cosplay Shogi|  1:00pm - 3:00pm

Werewolf at Night!  | 10:00pm - 11:30pm

Elden Ring Scavenger Hunt (covers entire convention)  |  11:30am - 7:00pm
Elden Ring Hunt Rewards  |  7:00pm - 8:00pm

Azure Glintstone staff: This location is where great feasts are held with royal guests of the ages, usually a pennance fee is required to enter.
 

Radagon Icon: Rumored to be located in the farthest location in the Lands Between, this area is filled with royal artwork and accessible potions to drink.
 

Spellblade set: A land where many meetup in their creative garb, celebrating the hero's of stories pasts, various displays of imagery are located in this Hall.
 

Godfrey Icon: a land where many meetup in their creative garb, joining together on their equal love, outdoors near a chapel.

(3) Imbued Stonesword Keys are scattered near other items in their respective lands and areas.

Deathroot: Under grim circumstances, you may notice the deathroot growing and making a presence.
 

SUNDAY 11/20

MAIN EVENTS         

Kpop  Competition  |  2:00am - 4:00pm

Decaying Tigers  |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
Closing Ceremonies |  6:00pm - 7:00pm

BANQUET EVENTS         

Jfashion Luncheon  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm

PANEL ROOMS         

Decaying Tigers: learn about LSDJ Software  |  Panel Room 1  |  11:30am - 1:00pm
Minori Lolita Guest Panel  |  Panel Room 2  |  11:30am - 1:00pm

Let's Play: Go  |  Panel Room 1  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm
A Cursed Jujutsu Panel  |  Panel Room 2  |  1:00pm - 3:00pm

Buying Fanmade Goods from Japanese Artist Online |  Panel Room 2  |  4:00pm - 5:30pm

Otaku casino  |  Panel Room 1  |  3:00pm - 5:00pm
Guest of honor Autographs  |  Panel Room 1  |  4:00pm - 5:30pm

GAME & LOUNGE         

Squid Games  |  12:00pm - 2:00pm

Elden Ring Scavenger Hunt (covers entire convention)  |  11:30am - 5:00pm
Elden Ring Hunt Rewards  |  5:00pm - 6:00pm
 

Veterans set: the lands are connected through a walkway, side by side near the shining triple lake, leading to the marketplace and Grand Hall.
 

Kindred of Rot Exultation: A narrow walkway, leading to various portals to different realms, focused on discussions, activities, and fun.

(3) Seabed Curses are scattered near other items in their respective lands and areas.

Talisman Pouch: With the right amount of luck, you may notice this pouch laying around the land.
 

Major Event Descriptions

 

18+ Late Night Rave DJ Set- Performing Artist

Bring all your rave-ness, glowsticks, outfits to Sin City Anime’s 18+ Late Night Rave featuring our bumping DJ set opening with DJ Bitesize, DJ Maddox takes us for the mid game, and then DJ R7 finishes out the night!

Saturday Main Events 10:00pm-1:30am
 

All Ages Anime and Cosplay Dance

Let's kick off the first night right with an all ages anime and cosplay dance! No strict dress code or anything, but everyone is extremely encouraged to show off their cosplays or Anime attires! Dance music from all genres, there will be something for everyone tonight.

Friday Main Events 9:00pm-11:30pm

 

Black ROS3 performance

Let's welcome the phenomenal Black ROS3! They perform Japanese rock songs, either Anime openings/closings or other famous works. They are composed of 2 main members and their Drummer! High energy, a lot of fun, don't miss their show!

Friday Main Events 4:00pm-5:00pm

 

Closing Ceremonies

Our closing ceremonies bring everything together for a nice remembrance and goodbye as we see our special guests off and close out this year's Sin City Anime 2022. As we leave off with where to support and follow for 2023s development, our closing ceremonies will be ended with a grand performance by our special guests!

Sunday Main Events 6:00pm-7:00pm

Decaying Tigers performance

Decaying Tigers are back to rock the house again! This wild band uses "Chiptune software" to create 8-bit digital music tunes that they play their instruments to. Tying together nostalgia, punk rock, and all the good indie alternative music in the world, they are a sight to see!

Friday Main Events 7:30pm-8:30pm

 

Fashion Show

Sin City Anime's first Fashion Show takes place this year! Various designers are bringing their work to display with their beautiful models. Join our hosts as they put on a show for us all!

Saturday Main Events 1:00pm-3:00pm

 

Jennifer Cihi Performance

We are proud to bring Jennifer Cihi to the stage this year! She is a singer who performed the original Sailor Moon English song! Her performance will be tied together with her panel content, a great mix of an event, and a great glimpse into this performer's experience!

Saturday Main Events 7:30pm-8:30pm

 

Jfashion Luncheon

Sin City Anime features a catered Lunch event for ticket purchase, this year's guests of honor, CYBER GIRL, Ghost Girl Goods, and PAiDA! Join them in a catered fun lunch event, filled with games, prizes, and personal time with the guests!

Sunday Banquet Events 1:00pm-3:00pm
 

Kpop Competition

Sign up on site to be apart of our more casual Kpop Competition, show your skills as a group or as an individual on the main stage! Our host Yoon is a Dance trainer and will also be holding Kpop workshops through the weekend to train and prep the crowd as well. Come show your skills, or discover your hidden passions.

Sunday Banquet Events 2:00pm-4:00pm

 

Lip Sync for your Cosplay

Do you get your life from performing? That rush of getting onstage and being fierce? Then you'd better WERK! Lip Sync for Your Cosplay is the high-energy, heads-up Lip

Sync competition where you show us what you're made of!

Friday Main Events 5:30pm-7:00pm

 

Masquerade Competition

Come and view our proud cosplay entries perform their hearts on and show off their prized cosplay creations. This year's event features our hosts Juvanixx Project all the way from the East coast!

Saturday Main Events 4:00pm-7:00pm

 

Minori’s Tea Party

Join our lovely tea party Minori in this year's Lolita Tea Party event. A dinner-catered event with entry cost, but packed with Lolitas from the community and overall culture you don't get to get experience anywhere else!

Friday Banquet Events 3:00pm-5:00pm

 

Opening Ceremonies

Our opening ceremonies involve meeting and learning the different highlights of the convention and its program schedule. Various special guests will join for an appearance to talk about themselves and promote their time schedule during the convention, and alongside our hosts, we will go through a tour of what to expect for Sin City Anime’s Programming this year!

Friday Main Events 1:00pm-2:00pm

 

PAiDA's performance

We hope you are ready for cute Jpop idol to bring the house down this year! PAiDA will be performing Saturday night for a fun high energy, over the top cutest extravaganza. Dont miss her performance Saturday night, she's visiting from a long ways away!

Friday Main Events 8:30pm-9:30pm

Sponsored Game Descriptions

Anime Bingo

Enjoy the classic Bingo game but with an Anime twist! Each square is actually filled with an anime character from a currently popular series. Bring your friends and make new ones as we play two sessions of Bingo with chances to win Anime merchandise and swag.

Friday Panel Room 1 6:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday Panel Room 1 5:00pm-7:00pm
 

Anime Kahoot!

Participate in various Anime quizzes, all hosted online, log in from your phone and show your anime knowledge! Compete against 15+ others in a succession of multiple choice questions. The game gatherers points for correct answers, and stacks up presenting the leaders and eventual winner of the quiz section. Are you ready to put your name to the test?!

Friday Panel Room 1 5:30pm-6:30pm
 

Cosplay Chess

Get into character as you represent your cosplay as a Chess piece player in a wondrous game of Live action chess! The game is played out by our two hosts who battle using their wits and utilizing the cosplayed attendees as chess pieces. Grab your cosplayer friends and hop into a game, see what piece you become, and find out who is our Sin City Anime chess Master for 2022. All cosplay participants receive a participation prize for entering into the game.

Friday Game and Lounge 2:00pm-4:00pm
 

Cosplay Shogi

Get into character as you represent your cosplay as a Shogi piece player in a wondrous game of Japanese chess! The game is played out by our two hosts who battle using their wits and utilizing the cosplayed attendees as chess pieces. Grab your cosplayer friends and hop into a game, see what piece you become, and find out who is our Sin City Anime Shogi Master for 2022. All cosplay participants receive a participation prize for entering into the game.

Saturday Game and Lounge 1:00pm-3:00pm

Elden Ring Scavenger Hunt

There are various artifacts spread throughout the Sin City Anime realm. Different weapons, armors, talismans, and items are scattered in different sections of the convention. Players need only take a picture of these artifacts with their own or guardian's cell phone to place the item in their inventory. Each evening meet at the Game and Lounge for the reward ceremony. Our tarnished ones will cycle through your items, award runes, level the players and reward prizes for progress in the game. Keep your eyes peeled for the Items spread out in their various forms.

Friday Game and Lounge 7:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday Game and Lounge 7:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday Game and Lounge 5:00pm-6:00pm
 

Otaku Casino

Enjoy some casino card game play with our dealers and anime themed prizes! Black Jack, Texas Holdem, and roulette  will be featured this year, come in and get your starting chips to try and make it to the top. Prizes can be earned by trading in Chips earned through the games.

Sunday Panel Room 1 3:00pm-5:00pm
 

Squid Games

A battle royal game focused on challenging contestants through various childhood games, with an Anime twist! Contestants are numbered, instructed, and will play 3+ various games of elimination to win prizes deserving of our champions. Will your number be remembered in Sin City Anime squid game history?!

Sunday Game and Lounge 12:00pm-2:00pm
 

Werewolf at Night!

Join the village in a mystery hunt game to find the hidden werewolf among us! Bring your friends and make some new ones in this community driven game that you can enjoy late at night at our convention.

Friday Panel Room 1 10:00pm-11:30pm
Saturday Panel Room 1 10:00pm-11:30pm

Fan Panel Descriptions

A Cursed Jujutsu Panel

Ever wonder what the students of jujutsu sorcery do when they aren't fighting curses? Come join them in this panel as they entertain you with games and ask them all the questions you are dying to know. Lets learn all about curses and the people fighting them in this cursed panel!

Sunday Panel room 2 1:00pm-2:30pm

Buying Fanmade Goods from Japanese Artists Online

Fans of your favorite franchises are all around the world, especially in Japan, with its rich history of anime and video games. Like here in the US, creative fans often make art, trinkets, books, and sometimes even fan games based around these series. This presentation will give advice on how to buy goods from independent artists in Japan. This includes where to order online, how to handle overseas shipping and the dos and don’ts of thank you messages over social media.

Sunday Panel room 2 2:30pm-4:00pm

Danganronpa: Ultimate Despair!

The Ultimate Despair are here to steal Sin City anime, and spread despair to Las Vegas! Do you love Despair as much as us? Then, prove it and join us for despair-filled fun, games, prizes, Junko Enoshima worship, and we PROMISE, no murder this time!

Saturday Panel room 2 2:00pm-4pm

Davy Back Fight!!!

Welcome pirates far and wide. Sin City Straw Hats return stronger than ever since the long haitus of the modern plague. We again challenge you to games and trivia to see if you are better than us ("free"prizes and bragging rights!!!) Also, special guest performances from the Jigglies themselves

Saturday Panel room 1 7:00pm-8:30pm

Diabolik Lovers

The brothers have arrived and are looking for their new bride. Are you what they have been looking for?

Friday Panel room 1 2:30pm-4pm

Diabolikal Lovers After Dark 18+

The brothers have arrived and are looking for their new bride. Are you the one they’ve been looking for? Join us for some mini games and suggestive commentary. You won't want to miss this.

Friday Panel room 1 10pm-11:30pm

Equivalent Exchange: The Ideas behind Fullmetal Alchemist

Nothing can be gained without giving something up! Give us a little of your time and learn about the major historical and philosophical themes behind Fullmetal Alchemist! What ideas shaped Arakawa’s work? What similarities do we see to our own world? What do the major characters and their relationships represent? Join us to discuss all this and more! We will also be playing a trivia game with prizes!

Friday Panel room 2 4:00pm-5:30pm

K-Krew Cinema Slumber Party: PeninsulaAnnyeong!

Con goers! Stop by our K-Krew Cinema's Panel. If you love Kdrama's and Horror/action you'll be interested in what we're showing! Ever seen Train to Busan well we will be showing the sequel to it. The Zombie Horror Film Peninsula! But that's not all we will be having a short movie scavenger Hunt; and whatever answers you get right you get a raffle ticket for it. Which will go in to the prize raffle box that we will shuffle at the end of the movie for some of our many Kpop prizes. Also you can recieve an extra 3 tickets at the door if you come in your pajamas! =^_^= See you there!

Saturday Panel room 2 9:00pm-11:30pm

Let's Play: Go

Have you ever watched an anime where the characters played a game with black and white stones? It's called Go, and is a game of strategy that is easy to learn, but can quickly become a game of tactical warfare! Come learn to play and take home a mini set to teach your friends at home.

Sunday Panel room 1 1pm-2:30pm

Onitama: Contest of Cunning and Strategy

Think you're clever? Do you think you possess the cunning and tactical know how to outmaneuver and best your opponent in a game of strategic deployment? Onitama is the name of the game! Developed by Shimpei Sato in 2014, Onitama combines the depth and planning of chess with the simplicity of an afternoon of meditation in a Zen garden. Join our tournament for a chance to win amazing prizes! Or come by to learn how to play and just have fun! Do you have what it takes?

Saturday Panel room 1 1:00pm-3:00pm

Otome 101“What the heck is an otome game?”
If you’ve said this phrase before, then this panel is for you! More than just dating games, this genre is quickly gaining popularity in the west, but it can be hard to know where to start with it! In this panel you’ll learn what makes a game fit the otome genre, what general things to expect with an otome game, and learn about a few worth while free or low cost ways to dip your toes in the water!

Friday Panel room 1 1:00pm-2:30pm

Otomes: All Hurt, No Comfort

Otome games can be intense, but a happy ending can make all the hurt you go through worth it. Well there ain’t a happy ending here, and if there is, it’s marred by the trauma we encountered along the way!
Maybe you knew what you were getting into when you started the game, or maybe you were expecting a soft and gentle game about a fantasy cafe and got hit with the trauma hammer! Whatever the reason, come share your trauma in this support group session. We can talk it out - and rank which route traumatized us the most.

Friday Panel room 2 8:30pm-10:00pm

Permission to Random Dance!

In this panel, ANX K-Pop Battles and ANX Dance and Destroy Champions Niko and Jae give the spotlight to you! Join us at this random dance panel where you can show your knowledge of k-pop choreography, earn freebies, and dance with others who love the genre as much as you do!

Friday Panel room 2 1pm-2:30pm

Red Cloud Comedy Hour

Lycan Nerd Presents Red Cloud Comedy. Stand up comedy with heavy focus on Anime, Gaming and Japanese culture. Featuring current Anime Stand up legends and future stars in the Anime Comedy Community.

Friday Panel room 2 10pm-11:30pm

Ronin-Expo presents "Comedy Hour"

Stand up comedy for all new and veteran otakus alike. Chairman of Ronin-Expo and his friend will bring an hour of humor revolving around anime, pop culture, conventions and out out convention topics for everyone.

Saturday Panel room 1 7:00pm-8:30pm

Uncle Yuhki's Anime Dating Game (18+)Are you ronery?

Join us where we pair one lucky bachelor(ette) with one of three lucky contestants vying for their heart. Anything goes in this panel of cheeky answers and innuendos. So, no Minors. Sorry.

Saturday Panel room 1 8:30pm-10:00pm

Uncle Yuhki's Silent Library (18+)

Come on in! Pick a card! Any card! Be careful though! Only the strong AND silent survive- and then get prizes! (ooh~) Team up with friends and work together to complete these ANYTHING goes type tasks- BUT without creating a single sound. If you do, you shall be rewarded. Break the silence- and more punishment shall be had.

Friday Panel room 1 8:30pm-10:00pm

Weebs are Growing Up: Stand Up Comedy Special

Cosplay photographer and Anime Expo 2022 stand up comedy champion Rey @remcreate Cabato unleashes his hour stand up comedy special Weebs are Growing Up. A deep dive into the cringe of growing up an anime nerd, the chaos of attending conventions across the United States, and the hopes and fears of the future of the anime fandom in general.

Saturday Panel room 1 10:00pm-11:30pm

Yokai Watch: Japanese Folklore in Anime

This panel will look at Japanese folklore and its influence in anime. We will look at classic folktales such as Princess Kaguya, Momotaro, and Urashima Tarou, animals in folktales such as kitsune and tanuki, as well as the many different youkai creatures that have been presented in anime.

Saturday Panel room 2 5:30pm-7pm