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Saturday, May 26 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
A Science Fiction Fan's Guide to Anime

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Massive space fleet battles and weird aliens are expensive to produce in CGI, but they're a lot easier in animation. For decades, Japanese anime has served as a refuge for "big budget" science fiction. Join Brent P. Newhall for a quick overview of Western SF history and its intersection with anime's history, plus a look at several anime works of particular interest to the Western SF fan.

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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 3:00pm - 3:50pm
 Woodrow Wilson C

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