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Saturday, November 11 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Nautical Nonsense: A look into Japanese Naval History and the Anime It Spawned
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From Kantai Collection to Arpeggio of Blue Steel to Space Battleship Yamato, the history of the Japanese Navy has inspired many beloved Anime. Join us as we discuss these series and the history that inspired them.

Speakers
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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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James Hicks

A founding member of the DC-based panel troupe "Winning The War On Pants", James "Shep" Hicks has presented panels on a variety of topics within the anime fandom.
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Neil Shoults

A new presenter for Philcon's 2017 Anime track.
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Bryan Summerill

A new presenter for Philcon's 2017 Anime track.
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Nathan Thatcher

A new presenter for Philcon's 2017 Anime track.
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Amy Howard Wilson

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Best know as the voice of Nova in Seasons 1 & 2 of the one and only "Star Blazers", and Miranda in "The Irresponsible Captain Tylor" OVA. I met my hubby Dave in Atlanta (at a con, of course!) in 1998 and we were married on October 14, 2000. For the last 14 years, we've been living... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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