SoonerCon Event Schedule
SoonerCon 28 is June 7-9 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma. Plan your SoonerCon weekend now by clicking on a guest profile to see their appearance schedule or download a PDF of the event schedule using the buttons below.
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma B2
Have you ever wanted to be an idol? Japanese idols (dance groups) are increasingly popular around the world. Learn to dance like your favorite idol! Have fun! Let your idol flag fly.
Panelists: Summer Rain Cosplay
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: University C
Come have a conversation with Austin Tindle. You can talk about his life, career, getting into to voice acting, past characters or, ya know, other stuff too. If you don't have any questions he'll probably just talk about himself. Or read Harry Potter out loud. Not Goblet of Fire, though. Ask Austin Tindle Weird Stuff, TL;DR:AMA.
Panelists: Austin Tindle
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: University C
Have you ever wanted to be a voice actor and wondered what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite anime shows? Come to this Q&A and ask Austin Tindle and Sarah Wiedenheft, both seasoned voice actors, your burning questions.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: University C
Villains can be more entertaining than heroes, but there are subtle ways that voicing our favorite baddies differs from voicing the good guy. Learn those differences, and how voice actors develop these characters using various vocal techniques.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer A
There are dozens of new anime every season, not counting the hundreds already released with established, decades-long fandoms. This panel will look at some hidden gems that fans may have overlooked.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Boomer A
For those who aren't familiar with Pokémon, come take a guess at the names of these funny-looking creatures in a-style game.
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: University C
Austin Tindle discusses the art of the voice and attempts to recount his own experience falling into the weird wonderful world of screaming alone in a dark room for a living. Q&A available and possibly audience participation if, ya know, it seems like a good idea at the time.
Panelists: Austin Tindle
Sunday, June 9, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: University C
Female protagonists are some of anime’s most fiercely capable, beloved, and admirable characters. Women and girls in anime reimagine cultural views on power, duty, beauty, wish fulfillment, and coming-of-age storytelling. How do empowering gender roles in anime create new twists on Japanese lore and its fantastic legends?