Workshops

Character Design – Gouden Stronk
In this workshop you’ll learn to design a character from head to toe.

Cross-stitch – Abunai!
In this workshop you’ll learn how to cross stitch. 

DnD Oneshots – Daniël Harmsen
During the weekend Room 45 will allow you to explore different worlds. Dive into the world of Dungeons and Dragons in different themes, levels and gameplay styles. Even if you’ve never played before, dungeon master Daniël Harmsen will guide you through!

From low-level oneshots to adventures where you can explore multiple endings, there is something to pique everyone’s interest. Details on the adventures and how to join them will be announced shortly before the convention.

Face Drawing – Gouden Stronk
In this workshop you’ll learn how to draw faces. 

Fandub Workshop
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a voice actor in the field of animation? Always wanted to make your own fandub but not sure how to start? Wonder no more, FanDubFans are here to show you how it’s done in this workshop.

Gyoza Making –  Tokyo Doll
As you might know, ramen and gyoza are Japanese dishes that are currently big and booming in the world. However, gyoza originally came from China, after which it was adapted to the Japanese style. At this workshop you can enjoy making vegetarian gyoza. As this is a food workshop, please wash your hands beforehand!

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this workshop. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product/gyoza-workshop-1430-1630-sunday/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk.

Japanese Class – Kotatsu
In this workshop you’ll learn basic Japanese.

Heathen Mead Tasting – Heathen Mead
Get to know mead through taste and talk! Heathen Mead will tell you all about its brewing process while you get to delight in the finished product. Will you be able to taste the difference?

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this tasting, which has limited spots available. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/mead-tasting/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk. 

Kanzashi
Learn how to make Kanzashi, traditional Japanese hair decorations. Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this workshop. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/kanzashi-workshop/Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk.

Karate Kokoro – Karate Club Kokoro
Learn karate in this introduction lesson. You can join by yourself or with a partner. Karate Club Kokoro is a growing but close group of karateka’s, training their body and mind using karate’s ancient techniques. They’re a disciplined group with an informal atmosphere, ensuring a fun time! 

LED Animations – Core Focus Photography
Have you always wanted to know how to control LEDs using an Arduino microcontroller? Come join CustomFX’s introduction workshop LED programming. You don’t have to be a programmer or even have any programming skills whatsoever to participate.

At the beginning of the workshop you’ll receive a starter kit with all the necessary components for the workshop. The starter kit contains an Arduino, several LEDs, buttons and a LED strip. After completing this workshop you’ll have enough knowledge to start creating your own LED animations.  

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this tasting, which has limited spots available. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product/led-animations-workshop-1130-1300-saturday/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk. 

Maneki Neko Workshop – Abunai!
Maneki Neko is the beckoning cat figurine displayed at the entrance of businesses in Japan. In this workshop you will use your creativity to make your own Maneki Neko sculpture with clay. After the workshop they will be baked and will be available for pick-up at the info desk.

Mini Painting – Miniprinten.nl 
In this workshop, you’ll get to purchase and paint your own mini to use in your role-playing adventures. 

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in workshop. A ticket includes a miniature and access to painting supplies. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/mini-painting/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk.

Needle Felting Workshop – Oranda no Panda
Needle felting is the art of creating three-dimensional objects sculpted with the use of a felting needle and unspun wool. Join Oranda no Panda’s walk-in workshop to make a needle-felt plushie of your own!

Photography Speed Date – Core Focus Photography
Photographers bring your camera, models your best outfit! What is Core Focus Photography going to do? They will provide you with different photo shoot sets with backgrounds and lights.

As a photographer you will be given the chance to take a picture of all participating models and experience the different sets. As a model all participating photographers will photograph you. In short: a perfect way to build a portfolio. Why is it called a speed date? You will only spend a short time taking pictures with each photographer and model.

Signing up is required beforehand, during the convention you can sign-up at the info desk. 

Sake Tasting – Otemba Sake
A laid-back introduction to sake and its significance within Japanese culture. You’ll learn how to drink sake (there’s etiquette involved!) while tasting a selection of four sake.

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this tasting, which has limited spots available. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/sake-tasting/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk.

Sake Taste & Talk – Otemba Sake
A deep dive into sake and its production process. You’ll taste six different type of sake, while learning of its significance to Japanese culture.

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this tasting, which has limited spots available. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/sake-tasting/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk.

Shibari Workshop (18+) – Abunai!
Shibari, the Japanese art of tying up a person for aesthetic purposes. Attended the theory session or our safety video (coming soon!) and ready put things into practice? If hands-on is more your style then be sure to join our workshop. Be sure to bring a partner you are comfortable with to touch. In this workshop, we will start with a quick demonstration of a connective bondage session followed by a few basic techniques to get going. You will learn basic ties like the single column tie, moving your partner, and a simple and safe hogtie, so you can let your inner cowboy yee-haw!

Requirements to join:

  • Please be aware that vulgar behaviour will not be tolerated. A 18+ workshop is not an invitation to act as if you’re in a 18+ club.
  • Clothing that’s tight to the skin, think yoga pants and a fitted t-shirt. If you wear a bra, we recommend a sport version that’s flexible for maximum comfort.
  • Either visit the theory session or watch our video on safety here https://youtu.be/1eYNu0tniOk.
  • Bring a partner that’s okay with being a bit intimate to get the most out of the workshop. As long as you are both comfortable touching each other then there will be plenty to do.
  • Rope will be provided, normally we sell rope from https://shibarishop.nl but due to supply issues this year we can only provide recommendations.

There’ll be two workshop sessions: one where you are free to join without a partner and one where we require partners to sign-up beforehand. You and your partner can sign-up during the convention at  the info desk.

SoLuna Dance Workshop
SoLuna members will teach you part of a choreograpy that they will be performing during the SoLuna Dance Workshop.

Sushi Workshop – Kookeshi
Curious about the fine art of sushi rice preparation? Wish to roll sushi like a chef? Kookeshi will host a sushi workshop at Abunai! 2022! During the workshop you’ll learn to make a Maki roll. You’ll be leaving with a recipe for sushi rice and California rolls.

Kookeshi has been hosting sushi workshops for 10 years. The host, Delja Blom, was born and raised in Japan and has lived there for seven years. She’ll give you the tips she learned at the renowned Tokyo Sushi Academy, so you can make delicious sushi right in your own kitchen! Visit www.kookeshi.nl for more information and reviews.

Please note: you will need to purchase a ticket to participate in this workshop. You can purchase your ticket through our webshop: https://abunaicon.nl/product-category/sushi-workshop/. Remaining tickets will be made available during the convention at the info desk. 

Wotagei Glowstick Workshop – Wotagei NL
In this workshop you’ll get acquainted with wotagei, a type of dancing and cheering typically performed by fans of Japanese idol singers.