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Welcome to the schedule for Katsucon 19 in 2013!

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 • 8:00am - 9:00am
So You Want to Live In Japan

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This panel is on the technical details involved in moving to and living in Japan. This includes what education is needed, what jobs are available, how to apply for positions, visa types, necessary documents, how to get a personal stamp, set up a bank account, get an apartment, learn to drive/transfer your drivers license, and to a great extent how "anime/manga" references to "Japanese culture" actually apply to real life; ie what you can use, and what will make you seem silly. In part the point of the panel will be to show that moving to Japan is a possibility, but it takes hard work, and it will not be the fantasy land many Western fans (especially the younger ones) believe it to be.


Saturday February 16, 2013 8:00am - 9:00am
JCI 2 (Chesapeake 6)

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