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Saturday, May 5 • 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Marvelous Magical Girls

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You know the drill- a cute critter offers you magical powers and a kawaii battle outfit in exchange for saving the world. But magic doesn't make homework go away, and it doesn't simplify relationships either! Is there a catch? Could things not be as they seem? Are there magical boys too? We'll explore the roots of this genre, discuss themes and which series are worth your time as an adult.

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Paul Kemner

Paul's a bit older than Godzilla, watched the original broadcast ofthe Astro Boy series, and has been a fan of anime ever since. Whenhe's not writing and tuning SQL, he works on his 108 secret skills, studiesancient & modern polytheist religions, plays exotic instruments, andwrites... Read More →
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Christine Sunu

An interface designer, Christine (per her Twitter bio) builds things. The things she builds vary, but her focus throughout it all is on interfaces hooking into human behavior and expectation. She believes the level of complexity in tactility, geometry, and human factors in connected interface design requires understanding and experience... Read More →

Saturday May 5, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm EDT