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Everyone here at Anime USA is excited you’ve come to join us this year as we celebrate Japanese fashion for 2014! This schedule will provide you with descriptions, locations, and times for each event taking place at Anime USA. We’ve brought together an amazing group of musicians, voice actors, fashion designers, artists, cosplayers, educational guests, DJs, vendors, maids, and hosts to bring you an Anime USA like never before. Enjoy panels, workshops, AMV showings, dances, games, and more! 
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Saturday, October 4 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Three Faces of Shinto

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Shinto is as hard to define as it is to explain. But that doesn’t mean our panel of experts won’t try. Join Zack Davisson, Charles Dunbar, and Katriel Page for a candid exploration of the idea of shinto; how it has been colored by time and experience; and the gods, the stories, and the ways with which the material has been interpreted and absorbed by writers, artists, creatives of all colors, politicians, priests, and above all, people. 

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Zack Davisson

Manga Translator, Writer, and Scholar
Zack Davisson is a manga translator and a writer and scholar of Japanese folklore and ghosts. He is the author of Yurei: The Japanese Ghost and The Ghost of Oyuki from Chin Music Press and a contributing writer to Weird Tales and Wayward from Image Comics. As a manga translator, he translates Shigeru Mizuki’s manga for Drawn and Quarterly, including the Eisner-nominated Showa: A History of Japan, and for... Read More →
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Charles Dunbar

Anthropologist, Study Of Anime
Charles Dunbar is an anthropologist. He studies a lot of things, be it fandom, anime culture, the supernatural, or mysterious men in blue boxes. He received his MA in Sociocultural Anthropology in 2011, after utilizing ancient Mayan techniques to hypnotize his department into believing that he was, in fact, the reincarnation of Victor Turner. His thesis, entitled “Pilgrimage, Pageantry and Fan Communities,” was published soon after... Read More →


Saturday October 4, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Washington Marriott Wardman Park: Education (Virginia A) 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008

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