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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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Friday, October 3 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
A Brief History of Yokai

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From Godzilla to Pokemon, Japan is monster country. And all of Japan's monsters have their roots in the bizarre menagerie of creatures called yokai. Come learn the history behind yokai--a journey from the invisible monsters of the Heian period to the yokai catalogs of Edo.

Theme & Educational Guests
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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 →


Friday October 3, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Washington Marriott Wardman Park: Education (Virginia A) 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008

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