Past Venues

As our development continues, this list will keep growing. While the Manly Battleships® officially launched at Otakon 2012, our teams work in creative presentations go back a long way for our con veterans! Click one of the links below to skip to a year.

Year 2017
Year 2016
Year 2015
Year 2014
Year 2013
Year 2012
Year 2011
Year 2010
Year 2009
Year 2008
Year 2007

Non-Convention Stuff


EVENTS OF 2017

 

CHS Otakufest (04/22)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak

Events
TBA

 

Kogaracon (04/08)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar
, Streak, Babs

Events
TBA

 

Triad Anime Con (03/03-03/05)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Events
Friday (including early A.M. Saturday)
1.) "This is Otakudom: Fandom History and the American Otaku" - Events 3, 4PM
2.) "Of Duelists & Drunkards" (18+) - Events 2, 1AM


Saturday (including early A.M. Sunday)–
1.) "Drawing Mrs. Brisby: The Animation Career of Don Bluth" - Events 2, 12PM
2.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: I Know That Voice!" - Events 3, 7PM

3.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But were afraid to ask!)" (18+) - Events 3, 10PM


Sunday–

1.) "Transformers: The Birds & The Bumblebees" - Events 2, 3PM

 

Jaycon (02/25-02/26)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak

Events
TBA

 

TAKII 22 (01/07-01/08)

Battleships Attending:
Panda

Events
TBA

 

Ichibancon (12/29/16-01/01/2017)

Battleships Attending:
Panda

Events
TBA




EVENTS OF 2016

 

Banzaicon (11/11-11/13)

Battleships Attending:
Panda

Events
TBA

 

Mirufodocon (10/28-10/30) [Mirufodocon]

Battleships Attending:
Panda

Events
TBA

 

AnimeUSA (10/21-10/23)

Battleships Attending:
Roxstar, Streak

Events
TBA

 

Guilford ComicCon (10/22)

Battleships Attending:
Roxstar, Streak

Events
GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Retro Gaming Challenge

 

O^3 (Oddly Outlandish Oktoberfest) (10/08)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak

Events
TBA

 

A Video Game Con (AVGC) (09/10-09/11)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, , Babs

Events
TBA

 

OmegaCon (08/26-08/28)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Events
Friday–


Saturday (including early A.M. Sunday)–


Sunday (including early A.M. Saturday)–

 

Kantaicon (08/20)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda
[Guest Presenters: Fantasmo]

Events
Saturday–


Otakon (08/12-08/14)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak, Babs

[Guest Presenters: Fantasmo]

Events
Friday–


Saturday (including early A.M. Sunday)–


Sunday (including early A.M. Saturday)–

 

ConnectiCon (07/08-07/10)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Babs

Events
Friday–


Saturday (including early A.M. Sunday)–


Sunday (including early A.M. Saturday)–

 

Castle Point Anime Con (04/24)

Battleships Attending:
Streak, Forba, Bob

Events
Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–

Sunday–

 

C.H.S. Otakufest (04/16)

Battleships Attending:
Streak, Roxy

Events
Saturday –

 

Jaycon (04/09-04/10)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Streak, Forba, Bob

Events
Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–

Sunday–

 

Zenkaikon (04/01-04/03)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Streak, Forba, Bob

Events
Friday (including A.M. Saturday)–
1.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Retro Gaming Challenge" - 2:15PM, Live 3

Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–
1.) "The Equestrian Candidate - MLP Conspiracy Theories" - 10:30am, Live 3

2.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Squiggly Squiggly" - 2:30PM, Live 1

3.) "Boku no Pornorama™ II: from Nippon with Love (18+)" - 11:45PM, Live 2

Sunday–
1.) "Transformers: The Birds and the Bumble Bees" - 1:15PM, Live 2

 

Triad Anime Con (03/11-03/13)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

[Guest Presenters: Brock Obama, Fantasmo]

Events
Friday (including A.M. Saturday)–
1.)"Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)"- (18+) [12:00AM, Events 1]
2.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards™" - (18+) [01:00AM, Events 1]

Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–
1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" - [06:00PM, Events 3]
2.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Tame That Tune" - [07:00PM, Events 2]
3.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Squiggly Squiggly" - (18+) [11:00PM, Events 3]

Sunday–
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [12:00PM, Events 1]
2.) "This is Otakudom™: Fandom History and the American Otaku" - [2:00PM, Events 1]

 

 

Katsucon (02/12-02/14)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Forba, Sailor Bob

Events

Friday (including A.M. Saturday)–

TBD

 

TAKII (01/09-01/10)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak

 

Ichibancon (12/30-01/03)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

Events
Thursday (including A.M. Friday)– NEW YEAR'S EVE
1.)"Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)"- (18+) [11:00PM, Events 5]
2.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards™" - (18+) [12:00AM, Events 5]

Friday (including A.M. Saturday)–

1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" - [3:00PM, Events 2]
2.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Squiggly Squiggly" - (18+) [6:00PM, Events 5]

Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–
1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Tame That Tune" - [1:00PM, Events 4]
2.) "This is Otakudom™: Fandom History and the American Otaku" - [6:00PM, Events 5]

Sunday–
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [12:00PM, Events 4]




EVENTS OF 2015

 

DerpyCon (12/04-12/06)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak, Sailor Bob

 

Yushicon (11/07)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak, Sailor Bob

Events
Saturday–
1.) "The Equestrian Candidate: MLP Conspiricy Theories" - [3:00PM]

2.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [6:30PM]

3.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards™" - [12:00AM]

 

 

AnimeUSA (10/30-11/01)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Forba, Sailor Bob

Events
Saturday (including A.M. Sunday)–
1.) "This is Otakudom™: Fandom History And the American Otaku" - [3:00PM]

2.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [5:30PM]

 

AVG Con (09/15)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

Saturday–
1.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [Panel 1, 7:15PM]

 

Kantaicon (08/22)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Streak

Saturday–
1.)"Transformers: The Birds and the Bumblebees" - [Panel 1, 11AM]

2.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Tame That Game Tune" - [Panel 2, 12PM]

3.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Squiggly Squiggly" - [Panel 1, 2PM]

4.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Where Have I Heard That Voice?" - [Panel 2, 4PM]

5.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Tame That Tune" - [Panel 2, 6PM]

 

 

Otakon (07/24-07/26)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Forba, Sailor Bob

Events
Thursday (PREREG Day)–

Otakon Matsuri Booth - 12PM to ~7PM


Saturday–
1.)"You're Wrong & You Should Feel Bad" - [Panel 7, 10:30PM to 11:30PM]

2.)"Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)" - [Panel 2, 11:45PM to 12:45AM]

 

ConnectiCon (07/09-07/12)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

Events
[Guest Panelists: Snake, WaterWriter, Chelle]

Friday (including A.M. Saturday)–

1.)"Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)" - [Special Events 2, Midnight/12:00AM]

Saturday–
1.)"Of Duelists and Drunkarks" - [Panel 2, 11:00PM]

 

TAKII 19 (05/22-05/24)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Events
Friday–

1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [Main Stage]
2.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)" - [Main Stage]

Saturday–
1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Tame That Tune" - [Main Stage]
2.) "Silly Sexy Show / Hentai Hall of Horror" - [Main Stage]

Sunday–
Cosplay Contest Judging!


Chelticon (05/17)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda [Guest Panelist: Brock Obama]

Events
Sunday–

1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [Panel, 3:00PM]


CHS Otakufest (03/28)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Events
Saturday–
~GI: Squiggly Squiggly (12PM, Panel 1)
~GI: Retro Gaming Challenge (1PM, Panel 1)

Zenkaikon (03/27 - 03/29)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Sailor Bob

Events
[Guest Panelists: Rob, Chelle, The Wizard, Substandard Science, War on Pants]
Friday–
(including the early Saturday AM)
1.) "Drawing Mrs. Brisby: The Animation Career of Don Bluth" - [Live 2, 4:00PM]
2.) "The Manly Battleships'® Big Damn Panel of Sheer Manliness" - [Live 2, 10:15PM]
3.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask)!" - [Live 2, 12:30AM]

Saturday– (including the early Sunday AM)
1.) "F³: Frantic, Frustrated, & Fetishistic" - (18+) [Live 3 - 01:15AM to 2:45AM]

 

Katsucon (02/13 - 02/15)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Sailor Bob

Events
Friday–

1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [Live 4, 2300hr/11:00PM]


Saturday– (including the early AM hours)
1.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask)!" -
[Workshop 2, 0030hr/12:30AM]
2.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards™" - [Live 1, 0300hr/03:00AM]
3.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" -
[Live 2, 2330hr/11:30PM]

Sunday–
1.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "Code Geass: Historical Perspective" - [Battleship Friend: James] Panel covering the great themes of a popular series saw Mr. Panda joining to add a historian's p.o.v.!

Setsucon (01/24 - 01/25)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Sailor Bob, Streak

Events
Saturday–
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [Panel 2, 2:30PM]

Sunday–
1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [Panel 3, 2:30PM]
2.) "This is Otakudom™: Fandom History And the American Otaku" - [Panel 1, 4:30PM]

EVENTS OF 2014

TAKII 18 (12/27 - 12//28)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Events
Saturday–
1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Retro Gaming Challenge" - [Main Stage]
2.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Name That Tune") - [Main Stage]

Sunday–
1.) "Manly Battleships' Plays Werewolf" - [Main Stage, 2PM]

 

DerpyCon (12/05 - 12/07)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Sailor Bob, Streak

Events
Friday (Including Early Saturday Morning)–
EXTRAS: OPENING CEREMONIES [Main Events, 3PM]

1.) "GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" -
[Panel 3, 4PM]
2.) "You're Wrong & You Should Feel Bad!: Friendship is Bull$#@%!" (18+) - [Panel 4, 11PM]
3.)
"Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask!)" (18+) -[Panel 3, 12AM]

Saturday–
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [Panel 5, 10AM]

 

YushiCon (11/07 - 11/09)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Sailor Bob, Streak

Events
Friday–
1.) "Fitness and the Otaku Dream" - Main Auditorium, 6PM
2.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Retro Gaming Challenge" (18+) - Main Auditorium, 9PM

Saturday–
1.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Squiggly Squiggly" - Main Auditorium, 1PM
2.) "Legend of Korra: PRO OPINION BENDING!" (18+) - 3PM [Guest Panelist: WaterWriter]
3.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles, But Were Afraid to Ask" - Main Auditorium, 5PM
[Guest Panelist: WaterWriter]

Sunday–
1.) "Bronies and Pegasisters: Friendship Is Magical!" - Main Auditorium, 2PM

 

Oddly Outlandish Oktoberfest, Bloomsburg University (10/19)

Battleships Attending:

Mr. Panda

Panels
Sunday–
1.) "Essential Sci-Fi & Fantasy"
2.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Squiggly Squiggly"

 

AnimeUSA (10/03 - 10/05)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Sailor Bob

Panels
Friday–
1.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "Lost in Adaptation" - [Battleship Friend: Christian "Snake"] Substandard Science's panel covering the best and worst in adaptations (covering all kinds of media) saw Mr. Panda joining the team for another round!
2.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "Defaming the Sacred: Critical Looks at Pop and Classic Anime" - [Battleship Friend: DJ Date] A sweeping retort to positive assumptions on many classy anime!
3.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "Super Mario Super Panel: Red Coin District (18+)" - [Battleship Friends at Substandard Science] A barely controlled trainwreck of a panel.

Saturday–
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - An investigation of the relationship between American and Japanese animation industries, with special emphasis on the early media adaptations of the Tolkienverse.
2.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "The Evangelion Fan Panel" - [Battleship Friend: Justin] Not gonna lie, Mr. Panda kind of just muscled his way onto this one because it was about Evangelion.
3.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "Yaoi & Bara Tropes 3 (18+)" - [Battleship Friend: DJ Date] A lot, a lot, a lot of naked guys.

Sunday–
1.) GUEST APPEARANCE: "How To Become a Quality Panelist" - [Battleship Friend: DJ Date] Mr. Panda put in some helpful insights on this survey presentation of the ins-and-outs of paneling

 

Kantaicon (09/06)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

Panels
Saturday–
[Guest Panelists: Fantasmo, Aubrey]
1.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [Events 1- 10:00AM]
2.) "Gameshow Impossibru™:
Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?
" - [Events 2- 12:00 PM]
3.) "Gameshow Impossibru™: Squiggly Squiggly" - [Events 3- 4:00PM]
4.) "The Birds and the Bumblebees:
Where Do Transformers Come From?
" - [Events 3- 5:00PM]
5.) "Fandom of the Opera™" - [Events 2- 7:00PM]

 

Makenai X-Pose (08/16)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Panels
1.) "GI: Name That Tune" - [Stage - 8:00PM]

2.) "GI: Mime Theater" - [Stage - 9:00PM]

 

Otakon (08/08 - 08/10)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Sailor Bob, Streak

Panels
Thursday–
Otakon Matsuri Booth (12PM to ~9PM)

Friday (Including Saturday Early Morning)–
1.) "Kurosawa: Romancing the Samurai" - [Panel 6- 5:30PM]

Saturday (Including Sunday Early Morning)–
1.) "Import Gaming for the Lazy" - [Panel 3- 10:15AM]
2.) "You're Wrong & You Should Feel Bad!" - [Panel 4- 1:00AM]

 

ConnectiCon (07/10 - 07/13)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda

Panels
Friday–
GUEST APPEARANCE: "Who Won? We Decide: An Epic Rap Battles Of History Panel" - [Battleship Friend: Chad] Mr. Panda will co-chaired a panel on the ERB series, leading a fan-rage romp to determine the winner in key rap battles.

Saturday–

GUEST APPEARANCE: "Pegging The Fence: Callbacks In The Cornetto Trilogy" - [Battleship Friend: Chad] Mr. Panda co-chaired a panel covering all those interesting call-backs your missed in the infamous "Blood and Icecream" movies.

Sunday–
GUEST APPEARANCE:
"Struggle For Good Cosplay: Cosplay Horror Stories" - [Battleship Friends: Chad, WaterWriter] Mr. Panda co-chaired a panel covering all those interesting call-backs your missed in the infamous "Blood and Icecream" movies.

 

TAKII 17 [The Asian Karaoke Idol Invitational] (06/14 - 06/15)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar

Panels
Saturday–
Hanging out with you lovely people!

Sunday–
[Guest Panelists: TBA]
1.)
"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Squiggly Squiggly"- [Main Stage, 1PM]
2.)"GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Name That Tune" - [Main Stage, 6PM]

 

Zenkaikon (4/25-4/27)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Judge Drunk, Sailor Bob, Streak

Panels
Friday (Including Saturday Early Morning)–
1.) "Everything You Wanted to Know About Tentacles (But Were Afraid to Ask)!" [Live 1 - 12:15AM]

Saturday (Including Sunday Early Morning)–
1.) "Fanboy Rage: Comic Book Movies" - [Live 3 - 6:00PM]
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]
2.) "Before An Unexpected Journey" - [Live 4 - 7:30PM]
3.) "F³: Frantic, Frustrated, & Fetishistic" - (18+) [Live 3 - 12:00AM/Midnight]

Sunday–
1.)
"Adventure Time! Come On, Grab your Notebook, There May Be A Quiz!"- [Live 3, 12:00PM/Noon]
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]

Central PA ComicCon (4/05-4/06)

Battleships Attending:
Sailor Bob

Panels
1.)
Con Stories! [Sailor Bob hijacks an unmoderated convention tales event and conducts it ala BATTLESHIPS style!]

Jaycon (3/29-3/30)

Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Sailor Bob, Streak

Panels
Saturday–
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]
EXTRAS: OPENING CEREMONIES [Leffler Auditorium, 9:30AM]
1.) "One True Pairing: Anime Dating Game" - [Leffler Auditorium, 12PM]
2.)
"Game Show Impossibru™: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" - [H212 - Panel , 2:30PM]
3.) "Convention Survivor™: Press X To NOT Die!" - (18+) [H212 - Panel , 8:00PM]
4.) "You’re Wrong and You Should Feel Bad!" - (18+) [H212 - Panel , 9:00PM]

Sunday–
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]
1.)
"Legend of Korra — PRO OPINION BENDING™"- [Leffler Auditorium, 3:00PM]
EXTRAS: CLOSING CEREMONIES [Leffler Auditorium, 4:00PM]

Katsucon (2/14-2/16)

Battleships in Attendance:
Mr. Panda, Sailor Bob

Panels
Saturday–
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]
1.) Trivia Imposibru - [Live 3, 1AM]
2.) Gameshow Impossibru: Name That Tune - [Live 3, 2AM]
3.) Random Panel - [Live 3, 3AM]


Sunday –
1.) Convention Survivor: Press "X" to NOT Die! - Live 2 [12:15AM - 1:15AM]
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin]
2.) Full Metal Pornologists (18+) - Live 2 [1:25AM to 3:15AM]
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin, DJ Date Masamune]

OTHER STUFF: "Hallway of Sleeplessness"- [Battleship Friend: Adam and Company] Mr. Panda leading an impromptu hallway panel and subseuquent discussion that lasted until the sun came up.

Setsucon (1/25-1/26)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Judge Drunk, Sailor Bob
Panels
Saturday –
"Import Gaming for the Lazy" - [Guest Panelists: Pliskin] Judge Drunk details the finer points of playing games in America! You know... the ones that aren't supposed to be here!

"Japanese Robo Changers" - [Guest Panelists: Pliskin] How a bunch of low-key toys launched one of the most iconic franchises in geekdom.

GUEST APPEARANCE: "Lost in Adaptation" - [Battleship Friend: Christian "Snake"] Substandard Science's panel covering the best and worst in adaptations (covering all kinds of media) saw Mr. Panda co-chairing, putting forward a focus on the 1977 animated movie "The Hobbit."

 

EVENTS OF 2013

TAKII 16 [The Asian Karaoke Idol Invitational] (12/25-12/16)
(*FIRST OFFICIAL GUEST BOOKING!*)
Battleships Attending:

Mr. Panda

Panels

Sunday–
[Guest Panelists: Pliskin, Maria]
1.) GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™ - Video Game Chapters: Retro Gaming Challenge
2.) GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™: Name That Tune
3.) GAMESHOW IMPOSSIBRU™ - Video Game Chapters: Retro Game Musi
4.) "Convention Survivor™: Press X To NOT Die!"
5.) "You’re Wrong and You Should Feel Bad!"

GUEST APPEARANCE: Cosplay Contest- Mr. Panda was asked to participate as a panel judge of TAKII's cosplay contest!

AnimeUSA (09/13-09/15)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Sailor Bob

Panels

Saturday Afternoon–
GUEST APPEARANCE: "Lost in Adaptation" - [Battleship Friend: Christian "Snake"] Substandard Science's panel covering the best and worst in adaptations (covering all kinds of media) saw Mr. Panda co-chairing, putting forward a focus on the 1977 animated movie "The Hobbit."

Early Sunday Morning (Saturday Night)–

1.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards"™ - [Guest Panelists: Jason] We got a last minute cut-in from the wait list, and played around with a new format that will likely be the basis for the next incarnation of our con stories panel. See you next time!

Otakon (08/09-08/11)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Judge Drunk, Sailor Bob, Streak.

Panels

Early Friday Morning –
1.) "Game Show Impossibru™: Where Have I Heard That Voice Before?" - [Guest Panelists: Pliskin] The Manly Battleship’s Game Show/Trivia Impossibru continues with a game that requires you to Name That Voice! Come test your knowledge of voice over artists in a variety of new, not-new, old, and perhaps even ancient anime. There will be prizes and candy to offset the massive strain on your brains!

Saturday Afternoon –
2.) Legend of Korra — PRO OPINION BENDING™- The Manly Battleships have sat down and watched all 280 minutes of The Legend of Korra. Some of us enjoyed all 280 minutes, but some of us enjoyed just 278 minutes of it. Come and watch us duke it out in the Pro-Debating Arena! Cross examine us, tell us what you loved, liked or hate or just watch the chaos go!

Zenkaikon (3/22-3/24)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Judge Drunk, Sailor Bob, Streak.

Panels

Early Sunday Morning –
1.) "Full Metal Pornologists"™ - Our newly revamped H-panel debuting at Zenkaikon. Come on down, and we will f*@k you full of knowledge.

Katsucon (2/15-2/17)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Sailor Bob, Streak.

Panels
Friday Evening
1.) "Masked Encounters" - [Guest Panelists: Joelle] A reimagining of Otaku Speed Dating.
Early Saturday Morning –
2.) "Boku no Pornorama"™ - [Guest Panelists: Sarah] Our spectacular H-panel that has hit the beaches at Zenkai and Otakon makes its twilight appearance at Katsucon this year. Set to be overhauled yet again for the season, but don't think we haven't already made changes. Come on down, and we will fuck you full of knowledge.

Saturday Evening –

1.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards"™ - [Guest Panelists: Sarah] The staple of many of our con trips, the con stories panel, makes a rotation to National Harbor. Come hear about our (mis)adventures and the exciting times of veteran con-goers.

Sunday Morning–

1.) "Anime Name That Tune" - [Guest Panelists: Sarah] Our excellent music mistriss Roxy is already cooking up a smorgasbord of melodic puzzles for you to solve. Compete for some candy, and for a shot at a bigger prize at the end.

Setsucon (1/26-1/27)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Forba, Judge Drunk, Sailor Bob

Panels
Saturday Evening –
1.) "TRIVIA IMPOSSIBRU"™ - Do you accept the challenge of our multi-topic trivia contest...TRIVIA IMPOSSIBRU!
2.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards"™ - Our classic con stories panel.

 


EVENTS OF 2012

Erie Anime Experience (9/21-9/23)
Battleships Attending:
Mr. Panda, Roxstar, Forba, Streak

Panels
Friday Evening –
1.) “Anime Name That Tune” – An old-time favorite.
2.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards" - Our classic con stories panel.

Saturday Evening –

1.) "Boku no Pornorama"™ - Our small-con, interactive version of the most epic hentai panel ever. Saturday Evening.
2.) "Otaku Speed Dating" - A pilot program of matching-up and networking fellow otaku.

Otakon (07/27-07/29)
( ***OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF FLEET***)
Panels
Saturday Evening –
"Boku no Pornorama"™ - The most epic hentai panel ever.

Zenkaikon (05/11-05/12)
Panels
Saturday Evening –
1.) "Boku no Pornorama"™ - The most epic hentai panel ever. Saturday Evening.
2.) "Revenge of a Hentai Co-Panelist"™ - Roxstar reaches into her endless bag of abusive history to explain what a girl has to put up with in the world of panel creation.

Jaycon (03/31-04/01)
Panels
Saturday Afternoon –
1.) "Of Duelists and Drunkards"™ - Rabid fangirls. Inappropriate touching. Lines! Hangovers. Strange people in your bed. Vic Mignogna. The Great Otakon Fire! THAT'S A GUY?! Many have been scarred by their time by conventions. Come hear the horrors from some true convention veterans, and share a couple tales of your own!

Setsucon (01/28-01/29)
Panels

Saturday Evening –
1.) "Glories of Evangelion" - It all comes back to Eva! Mr. Panda and Roxstar present ground-breaking research for where those "remake" movies are going, while Sailor Bob spins a web of intoxicating military tidbits and built-in references in the franchise!

 

EVENTS OF 2011

Zenkaikon (11/7-11/8)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Hentai - Harder, Better, Stronger" - Pushing the limits of decency wherever we can! 12:00AM - Panel 4 (Scanticon VF Park Ballroom)

Setsucon (01/29-01/30)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Anime Name That Tune" - It's like they can't get enough of this thing! - ???

 

EVENTS OF 2010

Erie Anime Experience (09/10-09/12)
Panels
Friday –
1.) "Anine Name That Tune" - Can you tell we like this panel yet? - 6:00PM - Main Events
2.)
"Confessions of a Rabid Otaku" - A strange mish-mash of stand-up routine with the earliest real attempt at a con stories panel! - 10:00PM - Panel 1

Saturday –
1.) "Hentai: It's For You, It's For Me" - The first time we even attempted to upgrade! - 10:00PM - Workshop Room


C-Con [Lafayette College] (03/06)
Panels
1.) "Anine Name That Tune" - We sure do this a lot!- 12:00PM - Room 124
2.)
"Hoist The Jolly Roger" - A panel about the history and ethics of fansubs, fandubs, and piracy for anime!- 2:00PM - Room 125
3.)
"Anime Club Leaders' Summit" - This came out of nowhere! Back when Mr. Panda was the macho club leader guy. - 3:00PM - Room 125

Closing Ceremonies: [Of A Sort] Where Mr. Panda presented President Jennie with a gift, truly signifying what the "C" stood for at C-Con!


Setsucon (01/16-01/17)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "The Epicenter of All Things Sinister" - The second round! The event goes into mothball! - ???

 

EVENTS OF 2009

Zenkaikon (11/7-11/8)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Anime Name That Tune" -The first of many great con games we developed!. 7:15PM - Panel 2
2.) "Hentai: It's For You, It's For Me" - So much better! - 11:00PM - Panel 2


Erie Anime Experience (09/25-09/27)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Hentai: It's For You, It's For Me" - The first time we even attempted to upgrade! And all because the portable drive failed! - 10:00PM - Workshop Room

Sunday –
1.) "Anime Name That Tune" - It was a safe bet for winning! - 12:00PM - Panel Room


Setsucon (01/17-01/18)

Saturday –
1.) "Hentai Panel? Wasn't This a Yaoi/Yuri Panel?" - The surprise of a young Mr. Panda's life leads him on the path that one day creates the Manly Battleships! - 10:30PM - Viewings 2 (Holmes/Foster)

 

EVENTS OF 2008

Zenkaikon (10/17-10/18)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Anime Name That Tune" - Boy were we in for a treat!. 7:00PM - Panel 1
2.) "The Epicenter of All Things Sinister" - An experimental panel with too short a track run! -
8:00PM - Panel 2


Setsucon (01/26-01/27)
Panels
Saturday –
1.) "Con Survival" - A starting point for the helpful advice we dish-out at conventions. 9:30AM - Panel 1 (Arbor)
2.) "Anime Name That Tune" The beginning of our pyramid of games!-
5:00PM - Panel 2 (Holmes/Foster)
3.) "Shonen Ai for the Yaoi Guy" - The precursor to all that fine 18+ content you love so much! - 10:00PM - Panel 2 (Holmes/Foster)

Sunday –
1.) "Otaku Jeopardy" - The very first incarnation of what would become our terrifyingly difficult offering of trivia. 12:00PM - Panel 2 (Holmes/Foster)

 

EVENTS OF 2007

Setsucon (01/27)
Panels
Saturday –
"Eva for Noobs" - An early incarnation of an Evangelion panel, discussing such fine topics as 'Who shot Misato'? and 'What's with all the Tang!?'
9:30PM - Panel 2 (Foster)

"Writing Wonders" - All the basics on how not to suck at writing fanfiction. 11:00AM - Panel 2 (Foster)