AnimeFest 2022 AnimeFest Convention Jul 29th – Aug 01st 2022 Sheraton Dallas Hotel
JAPAN'S APOCALYPTIC IMAGINATION
Solo Presentation ANIME
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AnimeFest 2018
Friday 2:00PM for 1h in P1
From the violent seas featured in Japan's most famous woodblock print, Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," to the massive tsunami in Hayao Miyazaki's last anime feature, "Ponyo," Japanese artists have rendered end-of-the-world scenarios for centuries. Anime classic "Akira" begins with the total destruction of Tokyo; "Grave of the Fireflies" shows Kobe being incinerated by firebombs; "Godzilla" irradiates and destroys everything. We will explore how and why Japan's art and popular culture are obsessed with apocalypse--and look at how some anime and manga artists are responding to the nation's latest major disasters, the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
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Roland Kelts
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