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Saturday, May 26 • 11:00am - 12:20pm
A Brief History of Anime

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One of the great international bastions of popular science fiction is Japanese anime, which will feature a dozen new SF series every year. But where did anime come from? Brent P. Newhall will take you on a hundred-year trip through the history of Japanese animation, from World War II propaganda, through Astro Boy, Gundam, and Akira, up to the anime that's changing the industry today.

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Brent P. Newhall

Brent P. Newhall has been watching and reading about anime for over 20 years. A Virginia native, in his tween years he discovered and began devouring SF/F literature, leading to a 6-month tenure as editor of an online SF/F magazine, Papyrus. He discovered anime in his 20's and has... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 12:20pm
 Woodrow Wilson C

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