“Paprika” panel discussion at UMSL

Jul 23, 2011 No Comments

Youtube.com finally gave me the ability to post videos over 15 minutes, which is great when you have over 60 minutes of content you want to show people.  Like this: I had our “Anime at UMSL” events recorded on small cameras, remixed the audio, and posted for you to see.  Panel guests included Patrick Drazen, […]

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Thoughts on “Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl”

Jul 20, 2011 No Comments

The following are my comments, given on 7/19 at our screening of “Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl” at Washington University.  While I cannot say I enjoyed the movie to the greatest degree (it’s just not my taste), I appreciate what Uchida Shungicu was trying to do with the story.  Read on to see why. Vampire […]

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New Online Anime Course at UMSL – This Fall!

Jul 19, 2011 5 Comments

Hot on the heels of the Summer J-Pop course we are offering at Wash U, I am also designing a new Anime class at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, being offered for the first time this fall.  You don’t have to be an UMSL student to take it! Description: Japanese 2111 Students will explore […]

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