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Uchi-Con IX: January 29th 2011! 


When: Saturday, January 29th, from 11:00 am to 7:00pm

Where: In the Harper and Stuart buildings on the Main Quad at the University of Chicago


William Rainey Harper          Harold Leonard Stuart Hall
Memorial Library                   
5835 South Greenwood Avenue 
1116 E. 59th Street            
Chicago, IL 60637


Please visit the registration table in Harper before going anywhere else. Thank you!


Click here for a map.




Will be posted as they become finalized.

Speaker Lecture

Patrick Drazen will lecture on "Very Magical Girls: Idol Singers with Supernatural Abilities in Anime" from 3-4 pm.



12-1 pm Con 101

1 - 2 pm Fanart

2 - 3 pm Easy Japanese Food

4 - 5 pm Lolita 101  

5 - 6 pm Cosplay Contest

6 - 7 pm RPG


Gaming Tournaments

Halo Tournament begins at 2, get in early for registration.

Super Smash Brother Tournament begins at 4, get in early for registration.



Cosplay Contest

Taking any and all submissions until Jan 29th at 3 pm. If you want to register ahead of time please send an email to: yascis@uchicago.edu.



Screening Room Schedules

 Shojo/Oldies   Horror/Fantasy   Shonen/Mecha   New Releases   Movies
Nana 11:10 - 12:00 Hellsing 11:30 - 12:20 Gintama 11:00 - 11:30 Letter Bee 11:20 - 1:00 Gake no Ue no Ponyo - 100 min.
Rose of Versailles 12:00 - 12:50 Pet Shop of Horrors 12:20 -1:10 Keroro Gunsou 11:30 - 12:00 House of Five Leaves    
Nodame Cantabile 12:50 - 1:40 Armed Librarians - The Book of Bantorra 1:10 - 2:00 Slam Dunk 12:00 - 12:30 Level E 1:00 - 2:30 Millenium Actress - 87 min.
Maison Ikkoku 1:40 - 2:30 Umineko no Nakugoro Ni 2:00 - 2:50 Gurren Lagann 12:30 - 1:00 Yojou-han Shinwa Taikei    
Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge 2:30 - 3:20 Shonen Onmyouji 2:50 - 3:40 Durarara 1:00 - 1:30 Hourou Musuko 2:30 - 4:30 Summer Wars - 114 min.
Skip Beat! 3:20 - 4:00 Le Portrait De Petite Cossette  - 1 OVA episode 3:40 - 4:30 Neurarihyon no Mago 1:30 - 2:00 Sekimatsu Occult Gakuin    
Honey & Clover 4:00 - 5:20 Gantz - 3 episodes with live action movie teaser trailer 4:30 - 5:20 Kekkaishi 2:00 - 2:30 Yumekui Merry    
Tokyo Babylon - 1 OVA episode 5:20 - 6:10 Elfen Lied 5:20 - 6:10 Midori Days 2:30 - 3:00 Shiki 4:30 - 6:50 Princess Mononoke - 134 min
Zetsuai 1989 - 1 OVA episode 6:10 - 7:00 Saishu Heiki Kanojo 6:10 - 7:00 Code Geass 3:00 - 4:00 Showa Monogatari    
          4:30 - 5:00 Angel Beat    
          5:00 - 5:30 Heartcatch Precure    
          5:30 - 6:00 Star Driver    
          6:00 - 6:30 Shinrei Tantei Yakumo    
          6:30 - 7:00 Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt    

Artist Alley



This year we will be running two cafes to avoid overcrowding. The sweets cafe will be offering cupcakes, brownies, tea, pocky and other assorted Japanese snacks. The uchi-cafe will be serving yakisoba, okonomiyaki, takoyaki, curry and rice, sushi, onigiri as well as the crowd pleasing UCJAS roll, so be sure to check out both food locations.


Can't wait to see you all there!!


Uchi-Con in Previous Years


Uchi-con VIII is January 30th 2010!

The University of Chicago Japanese Animation Society welcomes Crispin Freeman, an American voice actor for Hellsing, Naruto, Eureka Seven, etc, will be speaking on Anime Mythology.

The convention will be held Saturday, January 30th from 11:00 am to 7:00pm in the University of Chicago's Harper building on 58th street and Ellis. Officers and volunteers need to arrive at 9:30 am for the preparations.

Uchi-con 2010 website is updated!


Crispin Freema's lecture on Anime Mythology 12-2pm

Super Smash Brothers and Halo tournament (starts @ 2pm): 1st and 2nd prizes; Systems will include an X-box 360, Wii, PS2, & PS3.  Games provided guitar hero, super smash brothers, halo 3, meeleee, and much more.

Multiple Raffles

Miyazaki Screening Room: (in this order)
Princess Mononoke
Howl's Moving Castle
Spirited Away

Anime Screenings

Mecha/Shonen Room:
Vision of Escaflowne 1-2
Soul Eater 1-3
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood 2-3
Mobile Suit Gundum 00 1-2
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann 1-2
Sengoku Basara 1-2
Wolf's Rain 1-2
Pumpkin Scissors 1-2
Casshern Sins 1-2
Desert Punk 1-2
Speed Grapher 1-2

Shojo/Fantasy Room:
Mai-Hime 1-2
Voices of a Distant Star (OVA - 30 min)
SkipBeat 1-2
Ouran HS Host Club 1-2
Kobato 1-2
Seirei no Moribito 1-2
Toward the Terra 1-2
Guin Saga 1-2
Saiunkoku Monogatari 1-2
07 Ghost 1-2
Birdy the Mighty Decode 1-2

Horror/Misc Room:
Pandora Hearts 1-2
Ghost Hunt 1-3
Higurashi When they Cry 1-2
Shikabane Hime (Corpse Princess) 1-2
Heroic Age 1-2
Gankutsuou 1-2
Kekkaishi 1-2
DOGS 1-4 (15 min ea)
Getbackers 1-2
Fairy Tail 1-2

An Artists Alley open all day!

Cafe: ramen with a variety of topings, chinese buns, sushi, drinks: soda, tea, buble tea etc, cake, cookies, and more also open all day!

Game Room: Dungeons and Dragons, Magic, Mountain Witch RPG...

Panels: Gothic Lolita (3-4pm), Fanfiction (5-6pm), Fanart (11am-12pm), Manga (2-3pm), and Con 101 (4-5pm).



Visit the UChi-Con WEBSITE to see what happened last year.

Check out what the Maroon had to say about UChi-Con!

UChi-Con VII!
January 31st 2009.The event will be held in both Stuart and Harper Hall from noon til 8 pm. Hope to see you all there!
UChi-Con 2009 Speakers
[Dr. Susan Napier]

[Dr. Kinko Ito]
[Dr. Marc Steinberg]
See UChi-Con III

Gothic lolita

Con 101




Japanese and American Comic Books: A Symbiotic Relationship

Con Suite


Mecha: Code Geass, Macross, Captain Tylor, Gundam(MS Gundam,

08th MS Team, Gundam Wing), Outlaw Star, Eva, Full Metal Panic

Shoujo: Mai-hime, Ranma ½, Full Moon, Nana, Vampire Knight,

Kanon, Tora Dora, Victorian Romance Emma.

Action: Trinity Blood, Read or Die, Chevalier d’Eon, Cowboy

Bebop, Wolf’s Rain, .Hack, Black Lagoon.

Weird: Excel Saga, Puni Puni Poemi, Lain, Genshiken, KARAS,

Ghost Town, Cosplay Complex, Dragon Half

Movies: Advent Children, Miyazaki, Cat Soup, Jin Roh,

Milennium Actress, Ghost in the Shell, Girl who leapt through

time, Stranger Sword

Video Game Room

Artist Alley and Webcomics Panel Dorama Room (Sponsored by J-Club)

See UChi-Con II


Comments (1)

Anonymous said

at 10:51 pm on Jan 26, 2009

Just for the record, Ranma 1/2 is a shonen series,not a shojo series.

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