AniFest 2019 Official Schedule

Please note that our schedule is changing daily, so check back often to see what we have planned!

Arcane Cafe StageSpecial Guests RoomTorino Plaza StageEntertainment RoomVendor Hall & Artists Tents
10:00 AM
Sound Check
Production team and sound engineer team will be testing audio and visual components.
10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Arcane Maid Cafe
Arcane Maid Cafe will open with a new idol themed cafe, featuring idol performance groups from all over California!
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Arcane Maid CafeVisit Arcane Cafe at the Ken Miller stage!
Sound Check
Production team and sound engineer team will be testing audio and visual components.
10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Opening Ceremony
Come join us at the AniFest main plaza stage where we will be welcoming you to AniFest!
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Stage MC: Jimmy "Swoletaku"
Sound Check
Production team and sound engineer team will be testing audio and visual components.
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Vendor Hall & Artist Hall opens
Vendors and Artists will be waiting to sell you the latest and greatest merchandise, artwork, and more!
10:00 AM
7:00 PM
11:00 AM
Shoko - Shoyukatsudon
Join us at the maid cafe, Ojou-sama! Goshujin-sama! Maid Shoko will opening the cafe with a super kawaii performance!
11:00 AM
11:30 AM

Hikari 光 Idols
Hikari Idols is a Southern California idol group that was established in 2018. Their inspiration comes from Aqours μ’s and is ready to show you a great performance at the Cafe Stage!
11:30 AM
12:00 PM
Hikari 光 IdolsMake sure you come with your penlights and get ready to cheer for your group!
Taiko Collegiate Showcase
Alex Ito presents the Collegiate Taiko showcase and competition! Come watch Taiko groups throughout Southern California showcase their best performances right at the main stage! Sponsored by Asano Taiko U.S.
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Stage MC: Alex Ito
D Piddy Q&A Meet and Greet the Youtube Cosplay Superstar
The title speaks for itself. All hail the cosplay superstar!
11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Trinity Seven: Heavens Library & Crimson Lord Screening
An invite-only VIP Screening takes place at the Nakano room.
11:50 AM
1:00 PM
12:00 PM
Manatsu 真夏 Project
Come see Manatsu Project perform at the Arcane Stage with a new look and surprise!
12:00 PM
12:45 PM

Phoebe - Feebeechanchibi
Join overseas J-Idol, Phoebe Chan as she spreads her love j-pop through a lovely anisong performance.
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Yuujou Daiko
Yuujou Daiko comes onto the Torino stage to start off AniFest! Come engage and learn Taiko with Yuujou Daiko!
12:30 PM
1:30 PM

Manatsu 真夏 Project
Manatsu Project performs a special routine at the main stage with their newly created idol theme!Stage MC: Ali Kawalii
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
PhEri
The electrifying singing, dancing, cosplay duo PhEri will be giving a phenomenal performance at the Arcane Cafe stage; pumped full of wotagei energy!
1:00 PM
1:30 PM

DJ Revolution Boi
DJ Revolution Boi, known as one of the original Anisong DJ's will be pumping up the crowd with the hottest mixes from vocaloid, anisong, and EDM!
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

Cosmic Idols
Enjoy an out of this world performance by Cosmic Idols, a group of friends coming together to delight us with their dynamic dancing!
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Queen Bean
Devyn, also known as Queen Bean will be available for a meet and greet at the special guests room.
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

Greg Chun
Meet Greg Chun at the special guests room from 1pm to 4pm!
1:00 PM
4:00 PM

Stephanie Yanez x Plasmic: Cali Crisis
Meet Synth Pop duo, Cali & Crisis after their performance at the main outdoor stage.
2:30 PM
3:30 PM

Candy Bomber
You can find Candy Bomber at the special guests room after their awesome performance at the AniFest main stage.
3:30 PM
4:30 PM

The Corps Dance Crew
Meet The Corps Dance Crew's Special Ops Squad, a small elite group of active Corpsmen that perform specialized dance sets and represent the team remotely at events such as AniFest!
4:00 PM
5:00 PM
Woke Weebs: Diversity in the Industry
Woke Weebs presents Elevating Our Stories: Diversity in the Industry. Join accomplished guest panelists discuss their experiences on how being a person of color shapes their work in the U.S. anime/pop culture industry.
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

Trinity Seven: Heavens Library & Crimson Lord Screening
General admission for Eventbrite admission. Click the title to purchase tickets from Eventbrite of this screening.
1:50 PM
3:10 PM

The Corps Dance Crew
Get to know The Corps Dance Crew and their story in this in-depth panel by the founders, Kayla Mallari and Sonali Samasarena.
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
2:00 PM
Stephanie Yanez x Plasmic: Cali Crisis
Stephanie Yanez and Plasmic combine forces to create a one-of-a-kind electro J-pop performance duo: Cali Crisis! Enjoy their electrifying performance at the main stage at AniFest!
2:00 PM
2:30 PM

The Corps Dance Crew
Join The Corps Dance Crew and their Special Ops Squad bring a unique blend of creative cosplay and professional dancing to the AniFest Main Stage!
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
DJ Appare x AniParty
DJ Appare hails from the East Coast, under the Anisong collective known as "AniParty". His style is well defined with hard drops, crowd engagement, and great energy. Get a taste of the east coast wotagei energy at the Arcane stage!
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Candy Bomber
"Candy Bomber" is a J-rock and Anisong cover band formed by six musicians of various backgrounds, with the fiery Shounen spirit for music and providing endless entertainment to the people.
3:00 PM
3:30 PM

Origami Flagship
Join Origami Flagship bring their love of anime and music to all the weebs out there!
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Idol Academy
Get a glimpse of the next up and coming idol's straight from Idol Academy! From singing, dancing, and more, will you spot the next top idol?!
4:00 PM
4:30 PM
Kirigami Dancers
Kirigami, the idol dance group hailing from UCLA's anime club, will be presenting their style of Anisong dance!
4:00 PM
4:30 PM

Cosplay Stage Showcase
Join us for the AniFest Grand Cosplay Showcase! Prizes provide by Arda Wigs and Pinky Paradise
4:30 PM
5:30 PM

J-Fashion Show by Megan Yee
Check out the latest fashion trends from J-fashion, street wear, and cosplay from local designers at the AniFest main outdoor stage. Hosted by designer and show director Megan Yee.
5:30 PM
6:30 PM

DJ Appare x AniParty
DJ Appare comes in again to close out AniFest with the great style and energy, representing AniParty from New Jersey!
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
Anime Icebreakers by Cyriichii & Friends
Get schooled in conversation icebreakers! Laugh as our panelists answer icebreakers and get awkward punishments for terrible answers - powered by Hypothetically Fun.
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

Trinity Seven: Heavens Library & Crimson Lord Screening
General admission for Eventbrite admission. Click here to purchase tickets.
4:50 PM
6:10 PM

5:00 PM
Wotagei Competition
Join us for AniFest's annual Wotagei Competition! Prizes provided by Lumica USA!
5:00 PM
5:30 PM

Roli Angels
Roli Angels from Japan will be giving us an authentic J-idol performance straight from Nagoya, Japan! You won't want to miss this opportunity to see the two electrifying stars perform!
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
6:00 PM
Roli Angels Meet & Greet
Roli Angels will be available for a meet and greet and VIP hand shaking event at the special guests room.
6:30 PM
7:30 PM
7:00 PM
Arcane Maids Senbatsu
Join us for our yearly Jankenpon Tournament! Arcane Maids battle it out to be the next Janken Queen! Who will it be this year?
7:00 PM
7:30 PM

Arcane Cafe Stage

Special Guests Room

Torino Plaza Stage

Entertainment Room

Vendor Hall & Artists Tents

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