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Friday, May 25 • 3:00pm - 4:20pm
The Westerner's Guide to Mobile Suit Gundam, the "Star Trek of Japan"

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What if I told you there was a military SF franchise that's been hugely popular for nearly 40 years, with revenue of $800 million in 2013 alone? That's the Gundam franchise, and Brent Newhall will lead you on a tour of its history, major themes, and Western influences.

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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 →


Friday May 25, 2018 3:00pm - 4:20pm
 Woodrow Wilson C

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