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JASM Bakemono Costume Party and Contest

October 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free
Hyakki Yako (panel 2), the Night Parade of 100 Yokai, by Matthew Meyer
Hyakki Yako (panel 2), the Night Parade of 100 Yokai, by Matthew Meyer

The Japanese America Society of Maine is sponsoring a Halloween youkai costume party at Weekend Anime on Sunday 10/25 at 1:00pm.

Youkai (ayakashi, bakemono) are the mythical creatures the prowl the streets of Japan and are featured on numerous manga and anime stories. These strange, wondrous creatures range from fuzzy woodland animals, to common household objects, and even the everyday human and more. Their presence transcends many different aspects of the Japanese culture. Here’s your chance to learn more about your favorite supernatural characters.

Join old friends and make new ones on Sunday 10/25 at 1:00pm. Come in your best cosplay, and enjoy a presentation on understanding youkai and their place in Japanese culture. Refreshments will be provided and a prize donated by Weekend Anime for the best costume.

Please RSVP to Ryan at Weekend Anime 207-591-7070 or Dori Schulberger 207-854-5032.

Details

Date:
October 25, 2015
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Unnamed Organizer
Phone:
207-591-7070

Venue

Weekend Anime and Games
492 Main St
Westbrook, ME 04092 United States
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Website:
http://www.weekendanime.com/web/index.php