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Sunday, April 30 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cool Japan: The Panel (w/Charles Dunbar)

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We watch anime. We read manga. We play games. And we love them dearly. But these modern media elements are the more recent and visible parts of a culture trade that has been going on for over a hundred years. Join anthropologist Charles Dunbar as he goes back and looks at how Japan and the United States have traded all sorts of properties, from music to fashion to zombies, and beyond.

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Charles Dunbar

Zenkaikon 2017 Guest, Cultural Presenter
Charles Dunbar is a fan of many things, of which anime and Japanese culture are one (admittedly large) sphere. After discovering the medium through Dragonball Z in high school, he spent his formative college years indulging in giant robots, Pokemon, JRPGs, and Rurouni Kenshin, ne... Read More →

Sunday April 30, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Live 2 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 4]