Come see all of the presentations we have planned at OffKai Expo. We try to bring creators from all sides and aspects of the VTubing community together to educate our attendees on every facet of the creative process.

Times and the detailed schedule will be posted as the con approaches. Watch our social media for updates!

Some events will be presented live on stage, while others are streamed remotely to our venue.

Entering a new dimension: How to go from a 2D reference to a 3D model

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ€– - Friday, April 29th 12:15pm

3D Character Artist Yoolie will show you what happens behind the scenes and how your favorite VTubers’ characters become 3D to be used on streams, social media or even in games.

Game Design On Paper And Screen

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ•ΉοΈ - Friday, April 29th 1:30pm

Join professional game designers Leaflit and Di to discuss design fundamentals, ranging from competitive game balance to tabletop RPGs, the root of modern game design.

2.5D VTubing: When the IRL and Virtual Stage Collide

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸŽ™οΈ - Friday, April 29th 1:30pm

2.5D singer and voice actress Phoebe will talk about the overlap and differences between being an idol on the IRL stage and a VTuber on the virtual stage, and why she chose to integrate her real face and identity into her VTubing.

VTubing & Idol Culture: Breaking Myths & Telling Truths

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Friday, April 29th 2:30pm

The rise of VTubing culture couldn’t have happened without the catalyst known as idol culture. However, over the months, VTubers are beginning to branch off into their own niche and dropping traditional idol culture characteristics. Nyaru, a seasoned idol veteran who’s studied idol culture for 10+ years, will talk about the in’s and outs of idol culture, how VTubing is different and relates, and why there is now a growing distance between the two!

Designing a VTuber with VTubers

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ’¬ - Friday, April 29th 3:45pm

Buff, Candii, Rose and Shia discuss what it takes to be a VTuber in the indie space. They’ll cover everything from concept to debut with everything in between.

The Many Forms of VTuber Models

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ€– - Friday, April 29th 3:45pm

Discussing the pros and cons of different types of VTuber models including PNG, Live 2D, and 3D, as well as the equipment necessary to utilize them.

The Art of Shitposting

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Friday, April 29th 5:00pm

Want to up your social media game? Are you simply not funny? Let expert shitposter Luto Araka and her apprentice, Iku Hoshifuri, show you the ropes in a hands-on lesson!

Becoming a Vtuber ASMRtist with Muga!

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ€–πŸŽ™οΈ - Friday, April 29th 5:00pm

Ever wanted to try ASMR, but didn’t know where to start? Muga is here to help! Learn the ins & outs of audio tech, triggers, script writing, & stream preparation with a trained ASMRtist!

For Fans, By Fans: Small VTuber Agencies with Shirayuri Production

πŸ¨πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Friday, April 29th 7:45pm

Meet the talents of Shirayuri Production, one of the earliest agencies in the ENVTubing scene, and learn about what it’s like being a VTuber and being part of an agency through fun, interactive games and an open Q&A!

VTubing & Speedrunning: Going Fast in the Virtual World

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸ•ΉοΈ - Friday, April 29th 7:45pm

Join Phant_TV, Amber Cyprian, and SakuraTsubasa as they share what it’s like to be a VTuber in the speedrun community and how easy it can be to get into the hobby! It’s easier than you might think!

Two Truths and a Lie: VTuber Edition

πŸ¨πŸ’¬πŸ•ΉοΈ - Friday, April 29th 10:15pm

Join us in a evening full of fun and deceit! In this panel you will be given 3 hard to believe statements about VTubers, one of which is false! It’s up to you and everyone in the room to figure out which one is the lie!

VTubing Horror Stories: Funny Tales From Behind The Scenes

πŸ“ΆπŸ’¬ - 18+, Friday, April 29th 11:30pm

Unruly viewers. Unwarranted DMs. Unfunny chatters. We’ve all had them, we’ve all dealt with them, and we’ll all experience them. Join us for humorous stories and tales about VTubing and enjoying VTubers. Names changed to protect the not-so-innocent.

(Not) Suffering for Art

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 10:00am

Join experienced Youtaite and VTuber Rachie as she reflects on the ups and downs of growing up as a content creator and shares some tips on how to cope when the numbers just wonβ€˜t go up.

"How Bao came to be" & Q&A

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 11:00am

Come join the beautiful whale girl and hear about how she made her way from the big ocean straight into our hearts. Bao will tell you about her everyday stream process and answer your questions as well!

VSinger? Producing covers and music from start to finish!

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ€–πŸŽ™οΈ - Saturday, April 30th 11:15am

Are you a content creator looking to branch out into a new, musical direction? Learn the steps to recording, producing, releasing, and promoting your music in a fully digital space.

$0 cost VTubing

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ€–πŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 12:30pm

Sade will show you the process of going from idea to debut without spending a dime, as long as you have a computer/phone and internet.

Level up your collabs with Ping

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ€–πŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 12:30pm

Join FreckleBytes and Soundwave from Ping Labs for a workshop on how to improve your content (and make friends) through collaboration!

Also we’ll be giving away an Elgato Wave:3 microphone and Ping swag!

The History of VTubers And How To Become One Now

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 12:45pm

What the heck is a VTuber? How did we end up here? Whether you were there for Kizuna Ai’s debut or saw your first clip last week, Evan and Marc will walk you through the history of VTubers, how they got so big, all the different varieties, and how you can join in on the fun yourself!

The process of drawing a 2D VTuber model

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ€– - Saturday, April 30th 1:45pm

No such thing as too many layers! Experienced VTuber mama Wani will give you insight into the steps needed to create a 2D model ready for rigging.

Building a Website for Vtubing Fans, by Holodex

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸ€– - Saturday, April 30th 1:45pm

Interested in building sites to support your oshi? Holodex devs share some insights into developing Holodex and similar fan website projects.

Growth as a Male VTuber: Finding Your Audience and Yourself

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸŽ™οΈ - Saturday, April 30th 3:00pm

So you’ve just started as a male VTuber, congrats! But is being a male VTuber any different? Time to make content, learn more about yourself, and build up the community that you want. Swizz will give you some tips on how to grow your streams organically through making content outside of Twitch, making strong connections with your viewers, and most importantly being yourself.

Networking in a Pandemic

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 3:00pm

The world has changed and so has networking, from passing out cards to posting Carrds.

How to become a VTuber in 60 minutes

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ’¬πŸ€– - Saturday, April 30th 3:45pm

Interested in making 2D VTuber models? Want to make one in under an hour? Join VTuber artist 2wintails as she shows you how to make your own Live2D model from art to rigging in just 60 minutes!

How to run a VTuber Tournament

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸ•ΉοΈ - Saturday, April 30th 4:15pm

Ever watch a VTuber specific tournament and wanted to run one yourself? Let this VTuber Tournament Organizer walk you through the whole process from setting up signups to getting commentators and streaming a bracket properly.

Make your Ideas Come to Life: Project Management Tips for VTubers!

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Saturday, April 30th 5:30pm

Understand all your project’s moving parts, optimize your budget, and handle unexpected blockers with grace. Join us for a hands-on experience, where you’ll practice building out timelines and taskboards for your song covers, collabs, and more!

What is a Lewdtuber and how can I become one?

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ™οΈ - 18+, Saturday, April 30th 6:45pm

Are you interested in VTubing, but also in creating adult content? Good news, you can do both by becoming a Lewdtuber. In this panel I will teach you the basics of streaming not only video games, but lewd content as well.

Singing Tips for All Skill Levels: A VTuber Vocal Masterclass

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ™οΈ - Saturday, April 30th 7:00pm

Are you new to singing and don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced singer hoping to pick up some new tips? VTuber vocal coach Evie will take you through various exercises and methods to start your singing career, or take it to the next level.

VTubing in Japan

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬πŸŽ™οΈ - Saturday, April 30th 8:00pm

Let’s pay a visit to the biggest VTuber community – Japan. The JP Phase members will take you on a journey that covers everything you’d like to know about VTubing, voice acting, and even just anime in Japan. Our Seiso Deer Assassin Hakushika Iori will be providing translations.

UTALIVE Presents: Making Music for VTubers

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸŽ™οΈ - Saturday, April 30th 9:30pm

Curious about the connection between music and VTubers? Join Daryl and Lee of UTALIVE and learn about the principles behind custom music for livestreaming, as well as industry-tested business strategies for musicians looking to break into the VTuber scene and make virtual dreams come true!

VTubers After Dark

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - 18+, Saturday, April 30th 9:45pm

What happens when lewd VTubers don’t have any rules or restrictions? Join CottontailVA, Shylily, Nihmune, and Marina as they discuss kinks, hentai, and other unfiltered and uncensored content. MC’d by professional VTuber simp, Evanit0.

Game Night with Lumi and Yuri

πŸ“ΆπŸ’¬πŸ•ΉοΈ - Saturday, April 30th 11:15pm

Get ready for some late night entertainment! Lots of fun await you in this gaming panel with Phase Connect’s new dynamic duo.

Genshin Impact: A History and a Community

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 10:00am

Genshin Impact now is an incredible game with a huge community, but it wasn’t always like that! Join Sayu, a closed beta player who grew with the game as one of its flagship streamers and testers!

Casual VTuber Business Intelligence

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 10:00am

Learn about VTuber audiences, compare very large numbers, and look at charts that go up and to the right for a data-driven VTuber appreciation session!

Shurelily: VTubing origins

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 11:15am

Lily and Shu reunite after over ten years to talk about early attempts to become virtual in a world where VTubing as we know it didn’t exist.

Cover Mixing for VSingers

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ€–πŸŽ™οΈ - Sunday, May 1st 11:15am

Let two incredible singers and mixers take you through the steps of how to start mixing your own covers. Tsunderia’s Miori Celesta and Tomoya Uzuki will do their best to introduce you to the wonderful world of mixing during this one hour panel.

Voice acting & Content tips

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ™οΈ - Sunday, May 1st 11:15am

Dive into the basics of voice acting and content creation with Hylo as she goes over some tips, tricks, and basics to getting started!

The Ins and Outs of Merch Creation

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸŽ¨ - Sunday, May 1st 12:30pm

VTuber and professional merch creator Techy will tell you all about what to look out for when creating merchandise, providing tips for people commissioning artwork for merch and artists themselves. You can check out her work at her booth in our Vendor Hall as well!

VTubing is a lot like Pro-Wrestling!

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 12:30pm

From Kayfabe to wrestling “promos”. What are those? How do they relate to VTubers? VTubing is a lot like Pro-Wrestling, and here’s why!

Phase Connect Kahoot

πŸ“ΆπŸ’¬πŸ•ΉοΈ - Sunday, May 1st 1:45pm

Join the EN members of Phase Connect in a fun game show about everything VTuber! Do you know more about VTubing than the top brains from Phase World? Come and find out!

We are not responsible for any loss of intelligence incurred during the Gameshow.

TomoPulse: Meet Our First Gen!

πŸ“ΆπŸ’¬πŸŽ™οΈ - Sunday, May 1st 1:45pm

We are a new VTuber company looking to make lots of new friends! Join us for a special group stream followed by Q&A!

Otaku Meets VTuber

πŸ¨πŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 1:45pm

JohnLovesAnime takes you on a deep dive into his journey as a VTuber interviewer and gives you insight on what it’s like to “talk to anime characters” in real life, so you can talk to them as well!

Live Looping and Karaoke

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ€–πŸŽ™οΈ - Sunday, May 1st 3:00pm

Tsunderia’s rapping and rocking spider will be performing an hour of live looping and karaoke. Look forward to idol songs, anisongs, and more!

Squatting with the Den

πŸ“ΆπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 3:00pm

Are you tough enough to squat with the bosses? Come meet Goemon and Dojima, the Green and Red Dragon of River City, Gir the Yakuza Lady of Kamurocho, and Zungie the undead art delinquent, and learn the ropes from the Delinquents Den!

History of Anime Tabletop RPGs

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ•ΉοΈ - Sunday, May 1st 3:30pm

Ever been interested in tabletop RPGs, but medieval fantasy just isn’t your style? Want to learn about the most anime tabletops on the market right now? Join TTRPG analyst Di and maybe you’ll learn to keikaku* your bankai into a new system.

(*TL Note: keikaku means plan)

LGBTQ+ in the VTuber Community

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 4:15pm

Join Marina, el_XoX, ShiaBun, BuffPup, and Mimcubus, as they discuss the LGBTQ+ experience in the VTuber community and how using avatars allows for the exploration of gender, sexuality, and self authenticity.

Being Your Own Manager: What REALLY Happens

πŸ“ΆπŸ“šπŸ’¬ - Sunday, May 1st 4:45pm

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like being your own boss as a content creator? Do you wanna know what goes on behind the scenes for most independent creators? Well now’s your chance to find out!