Charles Dunbar

Study of Anime
Participates in 10 items
Charles Dunbar is a fan of many things, of which anime and Japanese culture are but one (admittedly large) sphere. After discovering the medium through Dragonball Z in high school, he spent his formative college years indulging in giant robots, Pokemon, JRPGs, and Rurouni Kenshin, never expecting his coursework in cultural anthropology to ever intersect with his burgeoning fandom identity. This was only the first of many instances when the Universe decided to troll him hardcore for his obliviousness. After spending years attending his local SF con, Charles began attending anime cons in earnest in 2007, bumping them up drastically while undertaking fieldwork for his MA in Anthropology, where he researched and wrote on fandom, convention culture, and the changing dynamic of anime fan practices. He never stopped attending, coming back year after year to both indulge his love of anime conventions, and educate his fellow fans on all manner of mythology, Japanese sacred culture, fan cultures, and whatever else grabs his interests. He is currently working concurrently on two books related to these pursuits, dabbling in game scripts, writing his own ghost stories inspired by the folklore he devours, and traveling around the country speaking at conventions, libraries, and the occasional university. You can read his ideas and ruminations at www.studyofanime.com or via his Twitter @studyofanime.

Sessions in which Charles Dunbar participates

Friday 15 January, 2016

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
14:00
14:00
Fan Guest Panel
18:00
18:00
Official Ohayocon Opening Ceremonies 1 hour 18:00  -  19:00  |  GCCC ,
Participant David Matranga Participant Emily DeJesus | Participant Samantha Inoue-Harte | Participant Dino Andrade | Participant Brett Weaver | Participant Carli Mosier | Participant Jessica Calvello | Participant Chuck Hüber | Participant Greg Ayres | Participant Charles Dunbar (Study of Anime) | Participant Rob Mungle | Participant Bill Rogers | Participant Shin Kurokawa | Participant Joe DiGiorgi | Participant Veronica Taylor | Participant David Williams | Participant Gregory Houser | Participant John Swasey | Participant Jessica von Braun |
Signature Event
23:00
23:00

Saturday 16 January, 2016

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:00
1:00
DEAD! with Charles Dunbar 1 hour 1:00  -  2:00  |  Hyatt Regency ,
Fan Guest Panel
16:00
16:00
19:00
19:00
20:30
20:30
Kamikakushi with Charles Dunbar 1 hour 20:30  -  21:30  |  GCCC ,
Fan Guest Panel

Sunday 17 January, 2016

Time Zone: EDT/Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:30
10:30
13:00
13:00
15:00
15:00