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Saturday, November 9 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Star Blazers 40th Anniversary

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On September 17, 1979, the first episode of Star Blazers aired in the U.S. Join us as we reminisce about the series that started it all - that showed the West all that anime could be, and birthed the US anime fandom.

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Walter Amos

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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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Orenthal Hawkins

Orenthal V. Hawkins is an IT professional and a self-described Super Geek and Ultra Nerd. Or is that Ultra Geek and Super Nerd? Anyway... He is also adorkable, geektastic & delightfully nerdy. He is also 100% original and not a reboot. From B-movies to anime, from Old Time Radio to... Read More →
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Eric Rutledge

Eric Rutledge is a librarian who runs readers advisories as well as programming on a variety of topics. He is a member of Doomtastic, a Baltimore-area group dedicated to making fun and positive spaces for discussions of anime, manga, comics, fantasy, and science fiction.
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Amy Howard Wilson

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Best know as the voice of Nova in Seasons 1 & 2 of the one and only "Star Blazers", and Miranda in "The Irresponsible Captain Tylor" OVA. I met my hubby Dave in Atlanta (at a con, of course!) in 1998 and we were married on October 14, 2000. For the last 17 years, we've been living... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Plaza I Crowne Plaza Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike W, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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