Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay)

MisCon 38 Panel Volunteer

A member of the multiple award winning Sakura Rangers. Robert helped start the organization and has led them to over a dozen awards and hosted multiple events/conventions. Most recently he's hosted Cosplay and Skit contests at Sakuracon and Kumoricon as well as guested at Montana's own OokiiSoraCon.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Field of Wonder (9)
    Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: Cosplaimee , Lynn Bailey (LilSnikSnak), Justin Barba, Tyler Dwernychuk (xzkard Cosplay), Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Sir. James Jones (Sir .James), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Steven K Smith (SKS Props), Katie Wahler

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk down Higgins Street to Broadway, cross the street, then head back along Front Street and along Higgins back to the hotel for opening ceremonies.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 3:00
  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Let's Talk Anime!, Fairy Tent (4)
    Panelists: David Boop, Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Esther Jones, Kevin Kauffmann

    Is Demon Slayer the best anime? Dororo? Bleach? Tokyo Ghoul? Ok, these might not be the best anime out there, but if not, which ones are? Why? Our panelists will encourage audience participation.

  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Cosplay Chess: What it is and How to Get Started, Patio Tent (2)
    Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver

    Interested in getting involved with cosplay chess but have no idea where to start? Come use this time to sign up, ask questions, and get a brief primer on cosplay chess before the game on Monday!

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 3:00
  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, The Man Behind a Genre: Akira Toriyama, Nameless Ballroom
    Moderator: Lily Oliver; Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Cale Patenaude

    This panel is a tribute to one of the mangaka who helped popularize anime and manga in the Western world, from the iconic Dragon Ball Z all the way back to Dr Slump, and all of the gaming art and design in between!

  • Break Sun 3:50 - Sun 9:00
  • panel Sun 9:00 - 9:50 PM, Anime Hot Take, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Robert Grey (SeattleBeastCosplay), Erika Noble (Eekie), Lily Oliver, Cale Patenaude

    Our panelists will debate anonymous audience opinions. The audience will write their hot take about a series down on a piece of paper, and we will select (in no particular order) the ones to debate. You make it, we debate it! Let's discuss controversial opinions.