Japanese Folklore & Mythology: An Anime, Manga, Film Primer

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Web site:http://www.LauraVanArendonkBaugh.com/
Category:Anime Activities
Rules:Game system not specified
Time slot:Thu Aug 14 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (2 hours )
Host:Laura Baugh (...And Sewing Is Half the Battle!)
Ages:Everyone (6+)
Experience required:None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
Materials provided?Yes
Location:Westin, room Chamber
Tickets:0 out of 30 are available (as of 7:02 am Thursday August 27th, 2020)
Event added:Thu Aug 27 7:02 am

Get more from reading & viewing when you understand cultural background! Join an award-winning author to learn basics of Japanese & other Asian mythology in a folklore primer, with media examples.

We know vamps, werewolves and Robin Hood, but what Eastern references do creators expect audiences to pick up? Can you recognize in-jokes or cultural references? Get more from reading and viewing when you understand the background! What are those odd creatures that show up in your favorite anime or film? What's the difference between a bakemono and an ayakashi? Join an award-winning author to learn the basics of Japanese and other Asian mythology in this folklore primer, with media examples.

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