Anime and American Pop Culture - Greg Simoes - Ushicon

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JASGA Cultural Salon series in September 2011 will present Japanese Anime and  American Pop Culture.  Greg Simoes, a represetative of Ushicon will talk about how Japanese anime has inspired pop culture in the US.

About Talk:

Representatives from Ushicon, an annual Japanese animation convention in Austin, will give a presentation on the ways in which anime has influenced American pop culture.
From the success in America of the Oscar winning "Spirited Away" to recent Toyota commercials featuring anime character, Hatsune Miku, American pop culture has been rapidly importing and digesting Japanese anime. American cartoons, Hollywood movies and even fashion and books have adopted stylistic elements and themes from anime.

Come and learn about how pop culture in America has been influenced by Japanese anime.

About Speaker:  Greg Simons, Ushicon

 Ushicon is an annual event dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Japanese animation.  For more information, please visit the website at :

Open to the public


September 12th, 2011 7:00 PM   through   8:30 PM
1701 Toomey Rd
Casa de Luz, Cielo Room South (2F)
Austin, TX 78704
United States
Phone: 512-656-4731