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Thursday, July 6
 

12:00pm

Tenchi Muyo!
Tenchi is an average guy with terrible luck, and he's accidently freed a ravishing space pirate after 700 years of captivity. Now, attractive aliens from across the galaxy are about to make his life more outrageous than he ever imagined. Can he survive the romantic entanglements and unlock the secrets of his mysterious ancestry? Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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2:00pm

The Boy and the Beast
Nine-year-old Ren runs away to the mean streets of Shibuya, where he gets lost in a maze of alleyways and finds himself in the strange land of Shibuten, the beast realm. There, he meets Kumatetsu, a fierce warrior who is feared but not especially liked or respected. Each has much they can teach the other, but with their equally stubborn prides nothing is going to be easy. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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3:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 1
Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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4:00pm

Mass Effect: Paragon Lost
James Vega leads an elite squad against a mysterious alien threat known as The Collectors. Stationed at a colony in a remote star system, Vega and his soldiers must protect the civilians from a ruthless invasion trying to capture them for unknown purposes. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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5:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 2
Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

5:30pm

Iria: Zeiram the Animation
Iria is apprenticed to her older brother, a veteran bounty hunter. They head out on a rescue mission to a hijacked spaceship. The hijacker is a seemingly indestructible alien called Zeiram, who broke out of the cargo hold during transit and began to massacre the crew. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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6:30pm

Cinema Rex Movie 3
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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7:30pm

Knights of Sidonia
After the destruction of the Earth, the remnants of humanity flee across the galaxy aboard giant seed ships. In the year 3394, Nagate Tanikaze surfaces from his lifelong seclusion deep within the seed ship Sidonia in search of food on the upper levels. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 7:30pm - 9:30pm
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9:00pm

Trailer Park
See what the future holds as Rex dishes out trailers for hot upcoming releases, as well as some independent shorts and other fun stuff. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

9:30pm

Vision of Escaflowne
Meet Hitomi, an average Japanese high-school girl who finds herself whisked away to the magical world of Gaea, where tensions are rising between the kingdom of Fanelia and the Zaibach Empire. Could it be that Hitomi has the power to save the day? If you don't know the answer to that, you probably haven't seen much anime. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 9:30pm - 11:30pm
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10:00pm

2017 MSFSFF: Other Worlds Film Festival
Back for 2017, MSFSFF present the Out-of-This-World Sci-Fi Short Film Festival featuring the best in genre short films produced by filmmakers from outside around the Pale Blue Dot. VOTE for your favorite films in the Audience Choice Awards! Panelists: Troy LaFaye

Thursday July 6, 2017 10:00pm - Friday July 7, 2017 12:30am
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10:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 4
Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 10:00pm - Friday July 7, 2017 12:30am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

11:30pm

Nescaflowne
Meet Hitmi, an average Japanese high-school girl who finds herself whisked away to the magical world of Java, where conflict is brewing between the kingdom of Folgeria and the Starbach Empire. Could it be that Hitmi has the power to save the day? If you don't know the answer to that, you probably haven't seen much anime. Panelists:

Thursday July 6, 2017 11:30pm - Friday July 7, 2017 12:30am
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12:30am

Live Riff
We can’t tell you what film this is in advance, but our crack team of Bill Stiteler, Jeremy Stomberg, and Duck Washington are here to make fun of it. Panelists: Bill Stiteler, Derek "Duck" Washington, Jeremy Stomberg

Friday July 7, 2017 12:30am - 2:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

12:30am

Overlord
The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil comes at midnight. Momonga, a powerful wizard, decides to spend the last few moments before the servers shut down in the game. When the clock strikes midnight, Momonga awakens as his character and, moreover, the non-player characters appear to have developed personalities of their own! Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 12:30am - 2:30am
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2:00am

Cinema Rex Movie 5
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 2:00am - 4:00am
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Friday, July 7
 

7:00am

Arcadia of My Youth
Two pilots pledge a bond of eternal friendship during World War II. In the 30th century, their descendants must fight for the freedom of humanity when the Earth is conquered by an alien empire. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 7:00am - 9:00am
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9:00am

Crest of the Stars
Jinto Lynn's family gave their planet to the conquering Abh in exchange for a high position in Abh society, and Jinto was raised as Abh nobility. On his way to military school to further his education, he finds himself in the middle of a war between human rebels and the Abh. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
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9:30am

Cinema Rex Movie 6
Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 9:30am - 11:30am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

11:00am

Chi's New Address
Chi is an adorable kitten with a loving family. Now that the Yamadas have moved to an apartment that allows pets, Chi can have all sort of new adventures! Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
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11:30am

Cinema Rex Movie 7
Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 11:30am - 2:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

12:30pm

Toward the Terra
When 14-year-old Jomy begins to question the way his seemingly utopian society is run, he becomes a target for both the government and the Mu, an outcast race who have been fighting the government for generations. Now, each group is determined to hunt him down. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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2:00pm

Best of the Midwest
Our usual festival of short films of various geeky genres and styles from Midwestern filmmakers has expanded. This year the Best of the Midwest reached out beyond the Midwest for selections from around the world. Come see some of Rex’s favorites. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

2:30pm

Mobile Suit Gundam
In the year 0079, humanity has colonized space. One colony declares war on the Earth Federation and uses humanoid robots to quickly gain the upper hand. Nine months into the conflict, Earth has developed its own mobile suits, and a civilian suddenly finds himself thrown into the conflict against the enemy's ace pilot. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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3:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 8
(with English subtitles) Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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4:00pm

The Big O
Roger Smith is a professional negotiator in the mysterious Paradigm City. With his loyal butler, a snarky android and a gargantuan mecha known as Big O, Roger slowly discovers the truth about a calamity that befell the city 40 years ago. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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4:30pm

Cinema Rex Movie 9
Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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6:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 10
Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

6:00pm

Outlaw Star
Gene Starwind always dreamed of piloting his own ship, and he finally gets his chance when he takes a job from a treasure-hunting outlaw. Tasked with protecting the mysterious girl Melfina, Gene and his ragtag crew encounter bounty hunters, Taoist mages and catgirls in search of answers about her past. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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7:00pm

2017 Midwest Sci-Fi Short Film Festival
Since 2008, the Midwest Sci-Fi Short Film Festival has been bringing you the best in genre short films produced by filmmakers around the midwestern USA and Canada. VOTE for your favorite films in the Audience Choice Awards! Panelists: Troy LaFaye (mod)

Friday July 7, 2017 7:00pm - 9:30pm
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8:00pm

Gunbuster 2: Diebuster
As intergalactic war with the space monsters continues, Earth's only hope lies in the hands of an elite group of young pilots in possession of giant robots called Buster Machines. Rookie pilot Nono wants to become the best pilot and win the approval of ace Lal'C. Nono looks up to Lal'C as a "big sister," but Lal'C wants nothing to do with her. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm
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8:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 11
Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

9:30pm

Cowboy Bebop
In the year 2071, humanity has colonized several planets after fleeing the uninhabitable surface of Earth. Bounty hunters called Cowboys fill in the gaps where the law can't reach, but there is a very fine line between Cowboy and criminal. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 9:30pm - 11:30pm
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10:00pm

Epic Rap Battles of History Festival
It seems pretty much all super late-night, super inebriated, super nerdy conversations eventually drain down into the pit of pseudo-philosophy--the dissection of the meaning of life (we hear it’s 42), the seat of human consciousness (the butt seems reasonable), and whether Boba Fett or Deadpool would win in a fight. Epic Rap Battles of History is a popular YouTube series pitting pop culture icons against each other. Who won? You decide! (this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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11:00pm

Horror Show Hot Dog Shorts Festival
The crew of the locally produced podcast Horror Show Hot Dog (http://hshd.podbean.com) has curated shorts to be shown at the Twin Cities Horror Festival. They’ve chosen their favorites from the last two years to be shown in Cinema Rex. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 11:00pm - Saturday July 8, 2017 12:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

11:30pm

Fanboy Bebop
All Keanu and Ash wanted was to have a good time at ASUX (the largest anime convention in the known universe). If they knew the fate of the con would end up in their hands, they probably would've stayed home. Panelists:

Friday July 7, 2017 11:30pm - Saturday July 8, 2017 12:30am
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12:00am

Cinema Rex Movie 12
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 12:00am - 1:30am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

12:30am

Excel Saga
Excel wants nothing more than to please her lord Il Palazzo, and Il Palazzo wants to take over the planet, so that's what Excel does. At least, she tries very hard. Excel's partner Hyatt does her best to contribute, but usually only succeeds in dying a lot. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 12:30am - 2:30am
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1:30am

Cinema Rex Movie 13
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 1:30am - 4:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4
 
Saturday, July 8
 

7:00am

Galaxy Express 999
At the last stop of the Galaxy Express 999, you can get an immortal mechanical body for free. Tetsurou Hoshino wants one to take revenge against his mother's murderer, and a mysterious woman offers him a free boarding pass if he agrees to travel with her. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 7:00am - 9:00am
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9:00am

Angelic Layer
12-year-old Misaki Suzuhara just discovered Angelic Layer, a battling game using electronic dolls called angels. Even as a newbie, Misaki shows advanced skills as she meets new friends and enters tournaments to fight the greatest Angelic Layer champions in Japan. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
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9:30am

Cinema Rex Movie 14
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 9:30am - 11:30am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

11:00am

Bodacious Space Pirates
Marika is a first year high school student. One day she finds out that her recently deceased father was once the captain of a space pirate ship. More importantly, only a direct descendent can inherit the captain's title - meaning that Marika is next in line to become a pirate captain. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm
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11:30am

Cinema Rex Movie 15
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 11:30am - 1:30pm
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1:00pm

Martian Successor Nadesico
Akito would rather cook than pilot mecha. When his home on Mars is destroyed and he is somehow transported instantly to Earth, he ends up enlisting on the battleship Nadesico as their cook and backup pilot. The crew seems like misfits, but they were actually hand-picked to avenge Mars. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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1:30pm

Cinema Rex Movie 16
(with English subtitles) Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

3:00pm

Locke the Superman
Locke the Superman has appeared at various times throughout the history of the galaxy. His powerful esper abilities are much sought after, so he uses them to keep himself young in order to avoid being handed responsibilities. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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3:30pm

Cinema Rex Movie 17
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

5:00pm

Lily C.A.T.
The Syncam Corporation has sent the Saldes and its crew of thirteen (plus one cat) out into deep space to explore a newfound planet 20 years away. Once they awaken from stasis, however, the crew find that not everyone is who they seem, and the mission becomes a struggle for survival. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 5:00pm - 6:15pm
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5:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 18
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

6:15pm

Space Adventure Cobra
Notorious space pirate Cobra is enlisted by bounty hunter Jane to rescue her sister from the strange being known as Crystal Boy. Cobra soon finds himself drawn into a complex struggle over the fate of a mysterious wandering planet. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 6:15pm - 8:00pm
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7:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 19
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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8:00pm

Space Dandy
He's a dandy guy... in space. Dandy, his friend Meow, and his robot QT are trying to find rare and valuable aliens so they can afford dinner. Along the way, they die, get trapped in other dimensions, become zombies, and encounter the best ramen in the universe. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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10:00pm

Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
Fourteen years after the Third Impact, Earth is a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Shinji is recovered from space to find that his enemies are no longer Angels, but his former comrades. He soon learns that the past truly cannot be undone. Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 10:00pm - 11:30pm
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10:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 20
Panelists:

Saturday July 8, 2017 10:00pm - Sunday July 9, 2017 12:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

12:00am

Cinema Rex Movie 21
Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 12:00am - 2:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4

12:30am

FLCL
Naota Nandaba goes from a life where nothing ever happens to sprouting giant robots from his forehead, all thanks to a Vespa-riding, bass guitar-wielding maniac who runs him over and hits him in the face. From space. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 12:30am - 2:30am
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2:00am

Cinema Rex Movie 22
Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 2:00am - 4:00am
DoubleTree Plaza 4
 
Sunday, July 9
 

7:00am

Crusher Joe
A routine mission escorting a cryogenically frozen heiress goes awry when the girl goes missing, and Joe and his team are left holding the bag. The Crushers don't take kindly to being set up as patsies by space pirates. Space dogfights ensue. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 7:00am - 9:00am
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9:00am

Sgt. Frog
Keroro, the leader of the Space Invasion Army Special Tactics Platoon, infiltrates the home of the Hinata family to establish a headquarters for world domination, but the family's children destroy his cover. In other news, Keroro is a frog. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
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10:00am

Cinema Rex Movie 23
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

11:00am

Captain Earth
One night, Manatsu Daichi sees a round rainbow floating in the sky and goes to check it out. He arrives at the same time as robotic intruders from Uranus. Daichi is asked if he is a captain. A giant robot battle ensues. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
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12:00pm

Star Wars Fan Film Festival
Rex has curated an hour of shorts set in the Star Wars universe for your viewing pleasure. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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12:30pm

Glass Fleet
The People's Army opposes the rule of the self-declared Holy Emperor, but they are no match for the Imperial Army. The rebel leader seeks help from the legendary, undefeatable Glass Fleet. Unfortunately, the Fleet is in decline. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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1:00pm

Teleios with Ian Truitner - NR - 2016 - 89m
In this tense thriller, a rescue mission is sent to try to determine why the entire crew of a mining space ship died. Did they kill each other? What really happened, and could there be an influence on this rescue team? CVG guest of honor Ian Truitner will be on hand to discuss his work directing the film before and after the showing. Don’t miss this one! Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

2:30pm

Mighty Space Miners
In the mid-21st century, the Planet Catcher Corporation has pioneered capturing asteroids for resources. Nanbu Ushiwaka was born into the company, and when an accident during an operation triggers a nuclear meltdown, he might just die for it, too. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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3:00pm

Cinema Rex Movie 24
Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4

3:30pm

Irresponsible Captain Tylor
Justy Ueki Tylor thought a career in the United Planets Space Force would give him an easy life: Quiet, boring comfort in a desk job. No sooner does he take the qualifying exam than war breaks out with the Raalgon Empire, and circumstances quickly conspire to land this volunteer off the street in command of the cruiser Soyokaze. Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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4:30pm

Cinema Rex Movie 25
(this showing is captioned) Panelists:

Sunday July 9, 2017 4:30pm - 6:30pm
DoubleTree Plaza 4
 
Thursday, July 5
 

12:00pm

Gokudo
It all starts when Gokudo steals a pouch from a fortune teller, thinking it contains a gem. Instead, in contains a genie that grants Gokudo three wishes, but he doesn't think very hard about them. He does get his wishes, but not exactly in the way he expected. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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1:30pm

Project A-Ko 2: Plot of the Daitokuji Financial Group
Three weeks after the incident that left an alien ship balancing on top of Graviton City, A-Ko and the gang go on summer vacation. Meanwhile, the CEO of the Daitokuji Financial Group arms the local military with new mecha to attack the ship and obtain its advanced technology. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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2:30pm

Persona 4: The Animation
Shortly after Yuu Narukami's arrival in a small town, mysterious killings begin to occur on foggy days. At the same time, rumors about a strange television channel spread like wildfire; when staring into their TV screen at midnight, a person may see their soul mate. Yuu and his friends attempt to stop the murders by exploring the diabolical secret world of the Midnight Channel. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

The Asterisk War
Ayato Amagiri just transferred into one of the most elite schools for Genestella in the world, where students learn to control their powers and duel in entertainment battles. Ayato, however, has no real interest in dueling - he has a secret motive for joining this prestigious school. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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5:30pm

Basilisk
The centuries-long war between the Iga and Kouga ninja clans is stopped by order of the powerful warlord Ieyasu Tokugawa. Years later, the heirs of the two clans have fallen in love. They aim to bring real peace through their marriage, but their hopes are dashed when flames of rivalry between their clans are reignited, and they are dragged into another war. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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7:30pm

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
Lelouch Lamperouge, exiled prince of Britannia, finds himself caught in the crossfire when Japanese resistance forces attempt to regain independence. A mysterious girl gives him Geass, the "Power of Kings," which allows him to escape and seek revenge against Britannia. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
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9:30pm

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans
A representative of the Martian independence movement is targeted for assassination by Earth's military peacekeeping organization. The attack might turn out to be the catalyst that leads Mars' army of child soldiers to forge their own destiny. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 9:30pm - 11:30pm
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11:30pm

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings
Two best friends encounter a creature that claims he can grant wishes if they agree to become magical girls and fight witches. Fighting is dangerous, but the appeal of a wish is too strong to ignore. Soon, they are confronted with the harsh truth behind their powers and the ultimate price of their wishes. Panelists:

Thursday July 5, 2018 11:30pm - Friday July 6, 2018 1:00am
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1:00am

Penguindrum
For the Takakura family, destiny is an ever-spinning wheel. When their little sister is miraculously saved from death by a souvenir penguin hat, twins Kanba and Shouma are sent on a wild goose chase for the Penguin Drum by the entity residing in the hat. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 1:00am - 2:30am
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Friday, July 6
 

7:00am

The Wonderful World of Puss 'n Boots
Pero, a sword-wielding musketeer cat, is guilty of the ultimate crime: rescuing mice from certain doom. On the run, he befriends a boy who is mistreated by his family. While seeking their fortune, they encounter a beautiful princess and must save her when she is kidnapped. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 7:00am - 8:30am
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8:30am

A Journey Through Fairyland
Michael loves to garden, but it constantly makes him late for orchestra practice and he gets kicked out of music school. Asleep that night, he meets a fairy who takes him to fairyland, where both flowers and music come alive. His interests might not be mutually exclusive, after all. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
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10:00am

Azumanga Daioh
There certainly isn't a shortage of peculiar girls in Yukari-sensei's homeroom class. Their many adventures are filled with constant laughter, surreal absurdity, and occasionally even touching commentary on the bittersweet, temporal nature of high school. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Ouran High School Host Club
Looking for a quiet place to study, honor student Haruhi Fujioka stumbles upon the Host Club, where the school's handsomest boys with too much time on their hands entertain young ladies who also have too much time on their hands. By a comedy of errors, Haruhi is forced to join the club. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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2:00pm

Full Metal Panic!
Sousuke Sagara must go undercover at a high school to protect Kaname Chidori, a girl with mysterious powers. He was raised on a battlefield and has no idea how to act like a normal student; luckily, he's much more useful in a gunfight. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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4:00pm

Log Horizon
After the latest update of the MMORPG Elder Tale prevents the players from logging out, socially awkward college student Shiroe sets out to discover the limits of his new reality. He must learn to work with players and NPCs alike to bring stability to the virtual city. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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5:30pm

King of Thorn
160 people are put into a cold sleep to escape a deadly virus. When they awaken, they find the facility deserted and covered with thorns, and are soon attacked by monsters. Seven survivors escape, trying to discover what has happened to the world. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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7:30pm

Attack on Titan
Centuries ago, mankind was slaughtered to near extinction by monstrous titans, forcing humans to hide in fear behind enormous concentric walls. The fragile calm is shattered when a colossal titan breaches the supposedly impregnable outer wall, reigniting the fight for survival. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
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9:30pm

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
Keiichi Maebara has just moved to a quiet little village. As the village prepares for its annual festival, he discovers that there have been several murders and disappearances in recent years connected to the festival and the village's patron god. Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 9:30pm - 11:00pm
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11:00pm

Redline
Held once every five years, everyone wants to stake their claim to fame at Redline, the most deadly racing tournament in the universe. All the while, organized crime and militaristic governments want to leverage the race to their own ends. Can a high speed romance survive a race of mass destruction? Panelists:

Friday July 6, 2018 11:00pm - Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00am
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1:00am

Hellsing Ultimate
Hellsing is an organization dedicated to destroying the supernatural forces that threaten the very existence of humanity. Their ultimate weapon is the vampire Alucard, who works against his own kind as an exterminator. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00am - 2:30am
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Saturday, July 7
 

7:00am

Kaiba
In a world where memories exist in memory chips separate from the body, death of the body no longer means death of the soul. A man named Kaiba wakes up in an empty room with no memories, a mysterious hole in his chest, and a locket holding the picture of a woman. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 7:00am - 9:00am
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9:00am

Fighting Foodons
An 11-year old boy bands together with his younger sister and a young boy who has a large appetite to battle an evil empire by using their Foodons - strange monsters that are created from various foods. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am
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11:00am

Rose of Versailles
In 1755, Marie Antoinette is born in the royal family of Austria and raised in luxury. In France, a girl is born in the family of the Commander of the Royal Guards and raised as a man. Marie Antoinette and Oscar meet as the clock ticks toward the end of the French royalty. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:00am - 1:00pm
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1:00pm

Assassination Classroom
When a mysterious creature chops the moon down to a permanent crescent, the students of class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Middle School find themselves confronted with an enormous task: assassinate the creature responsible for the disaster before Earth suffers a similar fate. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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3:00pm

Nisekoi
Raku Ichijou is a first year in high school and the sole heir to an intimidating yakuza family. To improve relations with a rival family, he must pretend to date the rival chief's daughter. Unfortunately, they fall in hate at first sight. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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5:00pm

your name
One day, Mitsuha awakens in a room that is not her own and suddenly finds herself living her dream life in Tokyo - but in another body! Elsewhere, Taki finds himself living Mitsuha's life in the humble countryside. In pursuit of an answer to this strange phenomenon, they begin to search for one another. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 5:00pm - 6:45pm
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6:45pm

Barefoot Gen
In the summer of 1945, Gen is a young boy living a difficult yet satisfying life in the city of Hiroshima. He spends most of his time helping his family to survive. Little do they know, on the 6th of August, their lives are about to change dramatically. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 6:45pm - 8:00pm
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8:00pm

Empire of Corpses
By the 19th century, reanimated corpses are programmed by humans to act as laborers. Medical student John Watson is on a hunt to obtain Doctor Victor Frankenstein's notes, which he believes hold the key to the secrets of the soul currently missing from reanimation technology. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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10:00pm

Afro Samurai
The only way to claim the godly powers of the Number One headband is to win the Number Two headband and challenge the current owner to a duel. Years ago, Afro's father was killed for the Number One headband. Now, Afro must fight through a myriad of foes to gain his revenge. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 10:00pm - 11:30pm
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11:30pm

Evangelion Redeath
It doesn't bother Shinji that his father (who might be a pimp) thinks giant robots are babe magnets. It doesn't bother him that he shares an apartment with a strangely masculine German girl. It doesn't even bother him that the world may be coming to an end thanks to a Prince song. The only thing on Shinji's mind is the nookie, whatever that is. Panelists:

Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30pm - Sunday July 8, 2018 12:30am
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12:30am

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
The daughter of an affluent family has been mysteriously kidnapped, and several hunters are after the reward. Amidst the chase lurks a sinister evil which has been manipulating their every move and has set a chilling trap that none will expect and few will survive. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 12:30am - 2:15am
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Sunday, July 8
 

7:00am

Swan Lake
When Prince Siegfried spots a beautiful swan with a crown on its head, he feels compelled to follow it. The swan is a princess named Odette, who is under an evil wizard's curse, and the only thing that can break the spell is a man who truly loves her. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 7:00am - 8:30am
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8:30am

Space Battleship Yamato
By 2199, the inhabitants of earth have been forced underground to escape the irradiated surface. An emergency transmission from a neighboring galaxy offers a glimmer of hope to save the doomed planet. To make the perilous journey, the World War II era battleship Yamato is reborn as Space Battleship Yamato. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 8:30am - 10:30am
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10:30am

Magic Users Club
One sunny day invaders came from space and defeated the UN forces in seconds. After that, the invaders roamed around and peacefully observed human society. A high school magic club decides to defeat them and free the world. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
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12:00pm

Wolf's Rain
In a dying world, there exists an ancient legend: when the world ends, the gateway to paradise will be opened, but only wolves can find their way to this mythical realm. Though long thought to be extinct, wolves still exist and live among humans, disguising themselves through elaborate illusions. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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1:30pm

Record of Lodoss War
An ancient witch aims to preserve the island of Lodoss by creating political unbalance and preventing any one kingdom from gaining control. Only six young champions stand between this new threat and Lodoss' descent back into the darkness of war and destruction. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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3:30pm

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker
In a time of darkness and barbarism, a religious order is seeking to bring stability to a world corrupted by sinister magic. The Templar warriors ruthlessly restrain the Mages and their magical cabals. But when the Templars fail, the elite order of the Seekers takes charge. Panelists:

Sunday July 8, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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