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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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Friday, February 15 • 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Sociology of Cosplay with Yaya Han

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Join Yaya Han for her signature panel on the Sociology of Cosplay. We will talk about the many odd social aspects of cosplay - From what cosplay means to you, what type of cosplayers there are, to hot topics such as cyber-trolling of cosplayers as individuals and the community as a whole, misconceptions of sexy cosplays, how social media has affected cosplay, and where cosplay is heading in the future. Audience participation is encouraged!

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Yaya Han

Yaya Han is a costume designer, model and cosplay entertainer with 13 years of experience. After discovering cosplay at her first con over a decade ago, she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume design and creation. To this day Yaya has made 200 (and counting) costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games, sci-fi and of course from her own original designs. Her intricate and lavish creations have won many awards and... Read More →

Friday February 15, 2013 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Live 1 (National Harbor 10 & 11)

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