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Friday, April 28 • 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Hells, Heavens, and Reincarnation: Afterlives an Anime

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You close your eyes, breathe your last... and then what? Where does one go after they die? Well in Japan...that can get complicated. This panel focuses on death mythology and storytelling: from the fiery pits of the Jigoku to the corrupted realms of the yomi, even unto the paradise of the Pure Lands or the family kami, the various worlds and denizens of the "other" will be explored for those with a strong heart, compassion, and a thirst to know what lies 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, never... Read More →

Friday April 28, 2017 9:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
Live 2 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 4]