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Events - Cosplay [clear filter]
Friday, April 8
 

10:00am

Cosplay Body Confidence and Positivity with Leah Rose and Monet Michiko
A conversation on body image and confidence. How cosplayers can stay positive in the community when faced with negative people or negative comments on social media. This panel will cover cosplay for all, regardless of age, gender, skin color, body type/size, and etc.

Friday April 8, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 316A: Hawaii Convention Center

10:00am

Cosplay Sketching Part 1
Cosplayers will strike a pose for you to draw. Poses will last 1 min, 5 min, and 10 minutes. You can join the fun by drawing or if you are in costume, posing. Artists will demo and provide tips as needed. Paper and pencils will be available but feel free to bring your quiver of art supplies.

Friday April 8, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 316C: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

10:00am

Assistance Needed in the Cosplay Department: Beginning to Cosplay
New to cosplaying? Want to learn some of the ropes to begin down the road of cosplaying? Come to this interactive panel, where we'll talk about wigs, props, cosplays, make-up, and any questions you have!

Friday April 8, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

11:00am

Cosplay Photography with Dallas Nagata White
Commercial lifestyle photographer and eternal geek Dallas Nagata White uses her experience in fashion photography and painting to take her cosplay photos to the next level. During this panel, Dallas will go over her process for doing cosplay shoots, from planning to post-production, and then be available for any and all questions about cosplay photography.

Friday April 8, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 316A: Hawaii Convention Center

3:30pm

Jessica Nigri Q&A
Have questions for one of the world's most famous cosplayers? Ask them here! Jessica will be happy to answer!

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri is an American model and correspondent best known for her cosplay, YouTube, and fan promotional work. She voiced Cinder Fall (RWBY, RoosterTeeth), and Super Sonico in the English adaptation of Super Sonico, the Animation. Jessica first gained notoriety in 2009 at the... Read More →


Friday April 8, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

5:00pm

Cosplay Showcase Judges Panel
Meet the cosplay judges, learn some of their tips and tricks, and find out what questions you should be prepared to answer on Saturday during the judging rounds!

Friday April 8, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Room 316C: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue
 
Saturday, April 9
 

10:00am

Cosplay Pre-Judging First Round
Tell our panel of cosplay judges about the hard work you put into your cosplay to enter the cosplay contest! Please arrive at the start of the judging time.

Saturday April 9, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 316C: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

12:00pm

Cosplay Pre-Judging Second Round
Tell our panel of cosplay judges about the hard work you put into your cosplay to enter the cosplay contest! Please arrive at the start of the judging time.

Saturday April 9, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Room 316C: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

2:00pm

Jessica Nigri: How to Deal with Hate in the Cosplay Community
Every community has their fair share of trolls and haters, and cosplay is no different. It can be hard to deal with hate in the community, but Jessica Nigri is here to help you out!

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri is an American model and correspondent best known for her cosplay, YouTube, and fan promotional work. She voiced Cinder Fall (RWBY, RoosterTeeth), and Super Sonico in the English adaptation of Super Sonico, the Animation. Jessica first gained notoriety in 2009 at the... Read More →


Saturday April 9, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center

2:00pm

Cosplay Sketching Part 2
Cosplayers will strike a pose for you to draw. Poses will last 1 min, 5 min, and 10 minutes. You can join the fun by drawing or if you are in costume, posing. Artists will demo and provide tips as needed. Paper and pencils will be available but feel free to bring your quiver of art supplies.

Saturday April 9, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Room 316C: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

2:30pm

Thrift Cosplay
Do you find yourself desperately wanting to cosplay, but the prices are just too overwhelming? Do you cosplay, but find yourself breaking the bank just for the essentials? We will show you the ins and outs of cosplaying on a budget, as well as tips and tricks to making a spectacular cosplay

Saturday April 9, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 316A: Hawaii Convention Center

4:00pm

Cosplay Contest
Here is where you can see the best of the best cosplayers at Kawaii Kon!

Saturday April 9, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ballroom B: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue

6:45pm

Sew Much Cosplay! Sewing for Beginners
Want to sew your first cosplay but don't know where to start? Cosplayer Koori Tsuki will help you get started in breaking down your dream cosplay into actual garments.

Saturday April 9, 2016 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Special Events 311: Hawaii Convention Center 1801 Kalakaua Avenue
 
Sunday, April 10
 

10:00am

Cosplay and Copyright
Is cosplay illegal?! The internet is rife with misinformation regarding the (il)legality of of cosplay. Come find out what's true, what's false, and what the heck is actually going on.

Sunday April 10, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 314: Hawaii Convention Center

12:15pm

Cosplay Armor & Construction: Secrets Revealed
People have talked about things like Pepakura, but we'll show you what it is, and how to use it! Plus, we'll explain how to use other materials, such as resin, Bondo, rondo, foam, contact cement, and where to get your supplies!

Sunday April 10, 2016 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Room 316B: Hawaii Convention Center

1:00pm

Cosplay for Beginners with Jessica Nigri
Just starting out on the road to fabulous cosplay? Get tips from Jessica Nigri on what works and what doesn't.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri

Jessica Nigri is an American model and correspondent best known for her cosplay, YouTube, and fan promotional work. She voiced Cinder Fall (RWBY, RoosterTeeth), and Super Sonico in the English adaptation of Super Sonico, the Animation. Jessica first gained notoriety in 2009 at the... Read More →


Sunday April 10, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Room 315: Hawaii Convention Center