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Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

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Saturday, February 16 • 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Kowai 2: Electric Karasu-tengu

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A sequel to the panel "Kowai: Yuurei, Yokai and Scary Japan." The previous incarnation focused on popular monsters, yokai history in Japan, deviancy, and superstitions. This panel focuses on ambiguity of yokai (in particular, names, appearances and "powers"), festivals, the "Three Worlds of Japan", transformations (both in form and legend) and contains 25 new yokai.

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Charles Dunbar

Charles Dunbar is a knowledge otaku. In 2011, he received his MA in socio-cultural anthropology, and has traveled extensively, presenting lectures on fandom dynamics, Japanese culture and sacred practice in media, folklore and mythology. By day, he edits fiction, indulges in the occasional... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 9:30pm - 10:30pm EST
JCI 2 (Chesapeake 6)

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