Panel Ideas For Anime Boston 2018

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tehscribbles
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Panel Ideas For Anime Boston 2018

Post by tehscribbles » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:55 pm

Hi Everyone!

Our panel team has come up with some panel ideas that we'd love to see submitted! These are just a few, but I'm sure more will pop up later as they cross our mind.


Japanese Commercial Panel
The history and evolution of Japanese commercials.

Japanese sports in comparing to American sports
The difference and similarities of sports between the United States of America and Japan.

How Fukushima affected Japan’s culture

The recovery and rehabilitation development of Japan after the Fukushima Nuclear Incident.

Dating in Japan
The culture and social habits of dating in Japan.

Japanese Economy and the influences it has on America
A breakdown on how Japan influences the American market from manga book and/or anime to major international financial/business transactions.

All about Japan’s trains
The development and evolution of subways, commuter rail, and regional rail systems in Japan.

How could they eat that? Japanese food culture
An exploration into native and international japanese foods. Panels can showcase the cultural, innovative, and eccentric dishes of Japan.

Japanese Festivals
Looking into the various matsuri/festivals of Japan and how they integrate the cultural, social, and religious traditions of Japanese natives.

Japanese fashion in formal situations
Japanese garments that you would wear at various formal gatherings such as but not limited to weddings, dance, funerals, job interviews, temple, and more.

Anime Internationally (How anime is viewed around the world)
Focusing on the various ways anime is interpreted across the 7 continents and how it has impacted international culture outside of japan. Ex. Nintendo, Pokemon, Hello Kitty, and more.

Japanese Mascots
A look into the various mascots of Japanese Companies, Anime Studios, and even local prefectures. Ex. Tama the Trainmaster, Hello Kitty, Domo-Kun, Chibi characters.

The art of the Samurai
How samurai culture came into existence and the the cultural impact it had on Japan and the world. Ex. The Seven Samurai, Samurai Champloo, Samurai Jack, Oda Nobunaga, etc.

The art of the Ninja
The practice of ninjitsu in the past and how it has progressed to modern day. How ninjitsu has influenced anime culture including major hit series like Naruto, Ninja Scroll, and more.
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Xias
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Re: Panel Ideas For Anime Boston 2018

Post by Xias » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:40 am

The train one is a great idea that I might actually be interested in doing. I went to a museum on Japanese trains in Nagoya in August and it was extremely interesting, there probably is more than enough material to fill a 1 hour panel.....
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Re: Panel Ideas For Anime Boston 2018

Post by H. Guderian » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:02 am

A few of these I could touch on, but I don't think I'd have enough content to bring them to a full presentation. I think one of these I could do, I have the books for the research already.

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