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Saturday, January 9 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Real Life in Anime: Actual People, Places & Events with Patrick Drazen

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Part of the fun of anime is its creation of fantasy worlds and fantastic creatures. But there's much more going on as well: natural disasters, destructive wars, people who really lived. Author Patrick Drazen offers a tour of the reality within even the Pokemon world.

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Patrick Drazen

Author, Stone Bridge Press
I'm old enough to have seen one of the earliest anime when it hit US theaters in 1961: "Alakazam the Great!", a retelling of the legend of the Monkey King and his journey to India. In the 80s, when VCRs and cable TV brought anime to the US, I rediscovered it, trying to find out what... Read More →

Saturday January 9, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm EST
Panel 3 (IC 403) Instructional Center room 403