KrakenCon 2016 Schedule!

We’re guests at KrakenCon this weekend at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, California! This is a super fun convention we’ve been to before. We’ll be in the exhibit hall Friday through Sunday with copies of Mangaka. Plus, we’re doing two Mangaka demos and three panels!!


12:15-1:15 pm
Best & Worst Manga of 2016 (Room 208)
We all have our own picks for the best and worst of everything and manga is no different. Join Jason Thompson, Evan Minto (AniGamers, Otaku USA) and Shaenon Garrity (Skin Horse, Otaku USA) as they look back on a year of great (and not so great) manga!

3:30-5:00 pm
Mangaka Demo (Card Gaming Area, Exhibit Hall)
Come playtest Mangaka and see what the excitement and speedlines are all about!

8:30-9:30 pm
The Scariest Manga Ever Made (Room 203)
Manga can be beautiful but can also be scary. Jason Thompson is here to guide you into the dark side of the art exploring just what makes something creepy. Gaze into the dark worlds of Hideshi Hino, Kazuo Umezu, Kengo Hanazawa and many other terrifying artists!

SUNDAY 11/21
11:30 am – 1 pm
Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics! (Room 208)
Do you have what it takes to be a master mangaka? Jason Thompson is here to help you find out in a live play session of Mangaka: The Fast & Furious Game of Drawing Comics on the BIG SCREEN! Step up and draw to be the best, or join in the audience participation and decide what Trends the artists must deal with! Compete to win great prizes and have a good time!

3:00-4:30 pm
Mangaka Demo (Card Gaming Area, Exhibit Hall)
Another chance to play Mangaka in a casual environment before the convention ends! Come check it out, play, and take home a wild comic of your own creation!