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Akimatsuri 2017 takes place on Saturday December 16th, 2017 at UBC Robson Square, Downtown Vancouver..

Please note that Tabletop Gaming (C680, HSBC Hall) and the Artist / Vendors Halls (C100 / C130 / C150 / C180) will be open for the full duration of the event.

Anime Evolution: Akimatsuri 2017

10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
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5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
Main Stage (Theatre, C300)
Main Stage (Theatre, C300)
Aurora Idols! Holiday Performance!
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join Aurora Idols! in their first panel at Akimatsuri!
Aurora Idols! Holiday Performance!
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come join the debut of Aurora idols! We will be performing various love live songs and we have a speical twist in our dance set list! We will also play an exciting mini game (possibly a batsu game!) so come and get involved and have a lovely time with us! We are excited to meet everyone and have a successful debut on a beautiful winter's day!

Ragnarök Project: Mini Live (12:15)
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Ragnarök Project: Mini Live (12:15)

We are going to perform ACG related dances at Akimatsuri! Come and see us that day ❤ We have new members this time=w=

Vector 7 featuring Love Live & Wake Up, Girls! with Japanese Manzai comedy
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Japanese student idol group, Vector 7, covering Japanese idol groups on stage at AE Akimatsuri 2017!
Vector 7 featuring Love Live & Wake Up, Girls! with Japanese Manzai comedy
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Japanese student idol group, Vector 7, covering Japanese idol groups on stage at AE Akimatsuri 2017! Dance to Love Live, Wake Up, Girls!, Babymetal and Momoiro Clover Z. Don't miss the unique"self-introduction" of Vector 7 composed of several new dancers this season. Some laughs for hilarious Japanese comedy skits in English too!

Girls' Secret ♡ Hatsu Live
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Girls' Secret ♡ Hatsu Live

Hello everyone ♡ Girls' Secret is finally debuting in Akimatsuri! We will be performing songs from J-pop idol groups and niconico~ Please come and support us! See you at the Main Stage 😉

WALKOFF: Winter of Heroes!
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Walkoff is happening at Anime Evolution Akimatsuri and we're looking for you to show off your Quirks on Akimatsuri's Main Stage at 330PM!
WALKOFF: Winter of Heroes!
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Calling all Heroes, Villains and Vigilantes! Walkoff is happening at Anime Evolution Akimatsuri and we're looking for you to show off your Quirks on Akimatsuri's Main Stage at 330PM! Why? For prizes, of course! An Overwatch DVA and Meka pop figure! A Star Wars Rei PopFunko fgure A Nerf Modulus Recon Mk II A Nerf N-Strike Jolt A Salon Voucher for B-Bombshell Salon! How do you win Prizes? Score highest among everyone else and you could 'Walk off" with some neat prizes from our sponsors! How does one compete? It's easy! Two contestants try to outwit each other with dance, comedy and slapstick humor until only one is left at the end of song! Check out our affiliated pages below if you need a little inspiration. Remember to support us on Facebook and Instagram! FB: www.facebook.com/walkoff.kob IG: WalkoffOfficial

Closing ceremony ft. ShootingStars
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing ceremony ft. ShootingStars

Panel Room 1 (C400)
Panel Room 1 (C400)
My Life as an Idol in Japan: Seishun Gakuen
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Ally&Sally as they talk about their experiences in Japanese rock idol unit, "Seishun Gakuen", and the sometimes mysterious and misunderstood Japanese idol industry!
My Life as an Idol in Japan: Seishun Gakuen
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ever wonder what life as a Japanese idol is like? Join Ally&Sally as they talk about their experiences in Japanese rock idol unit, "Seishun Gakuen", and the sometimes mysterious and misunderstood Japanese idol industry! They'll also be introducing "Seishun Youth Academy", Seishun Gakuen's sister school set to debut in Vancouver, 2018! We will be presenting our experiences as idols in Japanese rock idol unit "Seishun Gakuen", and introducing Japanese idol culture, what was expected of us as members of the group, our practice and performance schedules, interactions and relationships with fans, releasing a CD nation-wide, performing at Japan's largest idol festivals, and talking about the sometimes mysterious and misunderstood Japanese idol industry

Miraculous Ladybug Shenanigans
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Your Miraculous Ladybug nerds are back at it again! Come join us in a fun panel of Q&A towards our Miraculous Ladybug cosplayers, fan theory discussions, and fanfiction madlibs!
Miraculous Ladybug Shenanigans
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Your Miraculous Ladybug nerds are back at it again! Come join us in a fun panel of Q&A towards our Miraculous Ladybug cosplayers, fan theory discussions, and fanfiction madlibs!

AKI48: VAN48 Holiday Panel
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
AKI48: VAN48 Holiday Panel

Generic Stand-up Comedy (18+)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Some of Vancouver's most stand-up comedians perform jokes about things that are occasionally sometimes nerdy or something.
Generic Stand-up Comedy (18+)
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Some of Vancouver's most stand-up comedians perform jokes about things that are occasionally sometimes nerdy or something.

Maid Cafe (C485)
Maid Cafe (C485)
Mirai Maid Cafe OPEN
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Performances at 3:00PM!
Mirai Maid Cafe OPEN
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

[Mirai Maid Cafe] is our take on a traditional maid cafe & an idol-live experience! Our performers know a variety of Jpop, idol, & anime song covers ♡ Please join us for sweets, drinks, and precious memories! いらっしゃいませ! Performances at 3:00PM!

Anime Evolution: Akimatsuri 2017

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