Anime Blues Con 2017 Schedule

​IMPORTANT INFO: PANEL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR UPDATES.The following guests: Bryce Papenbrook, KAZHA, Marianne Miller, Martin "Little Kuriboh" Billany: have Exhibit Hall booths and will conduct autograph signings there throughout Exhibit Hall hours. As such, you will not see speci...
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Weapons Policy

​The Anime Blues Con Weapons Policy is a summary of items that are not allowed at the convention.Bladed Weapons:No sharp points or sharp blades on weapons/props. (Swords, Knives, Axes, etc) Live-Steel weapons such as Swords, Knives, Axes are allowed however must remain sheathed at all times of the convention. Your weapon/prop must be peace-bonded b...
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Main Events

Looking for cool stuff? Well, you found it! Find out some major happenings over the three-day weekend!Opening CeremoniesVIP Meet and Greet (for VIP ticket holders ONLY)Cosplay ContestAMV ContestCosplay Lipsync ContestFormal BallSaturday Night DanceClosing CeremoniesGuest Panels: How Does I Voice Act? With Marianne Miller I Am Panelist (and so ...
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Kazha

​Kazha is a 3 piece rock band from Japan. Lead singer Kazuha Oda is a classically trained singer born in Japan, spent her childhood in several different countries including Brazil. She started out as a solo singer and recorded over 20 different records/projects from classic to heavy metal music in Japan. She has worked with wide variety of performe...
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Cherami Leigh

​Cherami Leigh has been in the industry for 20 years. She has been in over 75 commercials, and has worked on over 100 anime projects including "Lucy" in Fairy Tail, "Asuna" in Sword Art Online, "Road" in D. Grayman, "Lizzie" in Black Butler, "Mai" in Ghost Hunt, and "Patty" in Soul Eater and has worked on over 20 video games- including Borderlands ...
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Marianne Miller

​Marianne very rarely stops talking, so when she realized that she could make money off of it, she immediately leapt at the chance to do so. Marianne is a professionally trained classical singer and voice actress, working in Los Angeles in a variety of productions, anime and otherwise. Marianne is known for her work as Mia in Lego Friends, as well ...
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Martin "LittleKuriboh" Billany

​Martin "LittleKuriboh" Billany Martin has been making internet based parody videos since 2006. His most popular works to date are Yu-Gi-Oh Abridged, the original abridged series, and Naruto The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Show. Since then he's recently been making strides into the professional voice-over world, not just by providing h...
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Zach Callison

​Zach began acting at the age of seven and has worked on a number of projects. He began his performance career in theater as Winthrop-Music Man. He also used his musical talents in the Wizard of Oz, Oliver and Peter Pan at the historic 11,000 seat St. Louis Muny. He booked his first film entitled "Kingshighway" in St. Louis, Missouri before moving ...
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Bryce Papenbrook

​Bryce Papenbrook has been a professional voice over artist since the age of eight. He was introduced to the voice acting scene by his father, Bob Papenbrook, and has continued the trade in his footsteps. Bryce has performed in numerous video games, cartoons, and television shows. Some recent roles include Eren in Attack on Titan and Attack on...
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Final update before Con! All important info contained here

​Anime Blues Con is less than a week away now! We hope you're as ready as we're for the convention. All of our Staff, and Directors have worked tirelessly year-round to ensure everything is ready and hope everyone has a safe, and fun experience at Anime Blues Con! In an effort to cut down on questions that may arise before, and at the convention th...
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Walk-In Registration

When can I pick up my badge? THURSDAY - Sorry, there is no Thursday pickup for Walk-In Registration.FRIDAY 9AM-8PM SATURDAY 9AM-9PM SUNDAY 9AM-2PMWhat does Walk-In Registration mean?If you couldn't or didn't register online before the cutoff date before the show, you can still attend Anime Blues Con! Walk-In badges give you the same access to event...
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ABC Night at the Rec Room!

Join Anime Blues at the Rec Room on May 25th at 7PM until closing time for anime, ABC memories, and a bracket-style Mortal Kombat X tournament with prizes! Did we mention drinks?! That, too! (There's also a Super Smash Bros. tournament being simul-run by the Rec Room!)18 to enter. 21+ to drink. You can sign up for the Mortal Kombat X tournament at ...
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Press & Media Information

​Thank you for your interest in attending Anime Blues Con as a member of the Press! Without Media coverage that you, and your organization brings along we at Anime Blues Con could not have grown as quickly as we have. Please be sure to read the entire page to understand our rules, and expectations of Press & Media. To receive press credentials ...
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Charity

TEAM ALYSSA ROCKS!FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE! https://www.facebook.com/teamalyssarocks/​Team Alyssa Rocks raises money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital."Although small in stature, Alyssa is big in heart and compassion. This spunky redhead enjoys reading, golfing and watching her brother, Luca, play soccer. She also...
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Pre-Registration

Pre-Registration now Open!Pre-Registration is also available locally at Animax! (Cash Only)Anime Blues Con has partnered with Animax Memphis. The one, and only Anime store located in Memphis, TN. Animax Memphis5144 Old Summer RD (Located in the Cloverleaf Shopping Center with CashSaver, and Panchos)Memphis, TN 38122Monday-Saturday: 10am-7pmSun...
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Submit a Panel

Panel Applications for Anime Blues Con 2017 are closed!Thanks everyone for submitting!​​We consider submissions from everyone. Proposals are evaluated both individually and against similar types of proposals. To help you focus your proposal, here's a list of items that will really get you noticed.We like proposals for panels that:Directly involve a...
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Saturday Night Dance

SATURDAY NIGHT DANCEGet ready to shake your groove thing (we promise we're not THAT old...)!The Saturday Night Dance is back with our awesome hosts DJ Ivellios and DJ Cryoburn pumping the party throughout the night! This event is open to all ages.
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Maid Cafe

Our Maid Cafe is back and better than before!​The Anime Blues Maid Cafe is back in action to serve up style and fun! TICKETS FOR THE MAID CAFE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you so much!Would you like to be a maid or butler in our cafe? You can sign up here to join our fabulous crew and bring joy to the best attendees on earth - our ABC fans!
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Formal Ball

Make your own luck and dance the night away!You guessed it! The theme this year is the Jokers Wild Ball! This includes stylistic elements regarding casino ambiance and traditional card colors - red, black, and white.We strongly encourage people to come in our theme style for the year! (Don't worry! You can still attend even if you don't match ...
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Cosplay Contest

Cosplay Contest
Anime Blues Con 7 Cosplay ContestPRE-JUDGING APPLICATIONS RIGHT HERE! FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED! Limited sign-ups available at the convention.​SKILL CATEGORIES NOVICE - If you're new cosplaying and crafting your own costumes in general, this is the category for you. JOURNEYMAN -Have a couple of cosplay contest wins under your belt? Or...
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