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Friday, November 8 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Sui Generis – Anime Without Peer

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Every now and then an anime comes along which is so out-there on-its-own there are no sequels, rip-offs or tributes. Would you believe there’s a series about a medieval dinotopia where Soccer is the religion played by super-powered anthropomorphic dinosaurs, furries and those minority humans play Soccer as the national religion? Or a centaur just trying to fit in to a society that takes political correctness to police-state levels? Or a bunch of high schoolers who decide to join a civilian Antarctic mission? Or a multi-planetary illegal road race? Or an anime where chase scenes roam across backgrounds that are fully animated? Or where a demon king and her human hero scheme to introduce human society to basic macroeconomic theories and crop-rotation? Or one where characters from a medieval-fantasy dimension patronize a modern Tokyo restaurant? Or one where personifications of blood cells deliver oxygen and fight off bacteria? There are quite a few peerless anime out there, join us and share some of our favorites.

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avatar for Walter Amos

Walter Amos

das Kriegsministerium
Walter first developed an interest in Japanese animation with the premiere of "Star Blazers" in 1979 on WTAF TV 29 in Philadelphia, after already succumbing to science fiction in general. He attempted to catch a movie version of this series at Philcon 1984, but missed it and instead... Read More →
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Chris Bell

Consultant, Risky Content Media
Chris is a professional digital marketer who has been active in fandom since 1984. He has sat on panels related to tabletop RPGs, anime and digital marketing at Metatopia, Lunacon and other events. He ran the Lunacon anime program from 2010 to 2012 and in 2014. Chris is the social... Read More →
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Stephanie Burke

Stephanie Burke, known to friends and readers as Flash, has a warped sense of humor and she isn't afraid to let it show. From pregnant men to six-foot cockroaches, she's covered the of the weird, the unusual, and the just plain strange. Stephanie is the co-founder of the charity organization... Read More →
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Brian T. Graening-Price

Brian T. Price was hooked on japanese animation at an early age after his exposure to "Battle Of The Planets" in the first grade. But it wasn't until a chance meeting in New York City circa 1987 that he learned about organized anime fandom in the form of the Animation/Fantasy Association... Read More →
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Ben Jorritsma

Ben's interests include Anime, STEM, promoting DIY/Maker culture, and promoting agricultural awareness.


Friday November 8, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm EST
Plaza I Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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