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Saturday, November 11 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Social Progress Through Monster Girls
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Recently there's been a surge in monster people related anime and manga. In this panel, we'll highlight how some of those series are using this to tell stories related to multiculturalism, congenital defects, social cliques and coming of age to an audience who might not normally look for these topics.

Speakers
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Stephanie Burke

Stephanie Burke, known to friends and readers as Flash, has a warped, twisted sense of humor, and she isn't afraid to let it show. From pregnant men to six-foot cockroaches, she's covered the of the weird, the unusual, and the just plain strange. Sheis an USA Today best seller and... Read More →
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Robert Fenelon

Robert Fenelon walked into a room party at Philcon 1981 and was introduced to the wonderful world of VHS tape trading, Japanese pen-pals and Anime. RF spent the next four decades sharing that experience by writing, editing and publishing about anime, and showing anime at convention... Read More →
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Brian T. Graening-Price

Brian T. Price was hooked on japanese animation at an early age after his exposure to "Battle Of The Planets" in the first grade. But it wasn't until a chance meeting in New York City circa 1987 that he learned about organized anime fandom in the form of the Animation/Fantasy Association... Read More →
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Ben Jorritsma

Ben's interests include Anime, hard and soft sciences, promoting DIY/Maker culture, and promoting agricultural awareness.


Saturday November 11, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Plaza I