Excited to come to this con for the first time! I get to meet a whole new bunch of fans!
I’m excited to make my first appearance at Kumoricon in Portland, Oregon! I’ve been wanting to attending this convention for years but the timing hasn’t worked out. But this year it did!!! I’ve heard nothing but great things about this show and am looking forward to meeting new fans and fellow enthusiasts!!!
Excited to be making my second appearance at the Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival! I went last year and was impressed at how well-attended this smaller library festival is. Focused on comics education with just an incredible staff.
My third partnership with Arrow Films. I did the bonus features for JU-ON talking about the film and Japanese haunted houses.
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Making my first trip to New Mexico to lecture at the International Museum of Folk Art in Santa Fe! If you are in that part of the world come and see me! October 16th.
I have my own bonus feature on the new Mike Mignola documentary DRAWING MONSTERS. I am a huge fan of Mignola and Hellboy, and I talk about what folklore is, and how Mignola uses it in his series.
I’ll be presenting at the JET 35 Alumni Reunion along with filmmaker Aaron Woolfolk, talking about our time in Japan and how it set us on our paths.
Thrilled to be asked back to teach at the Michigan State University Translation Workshop. I get to co-present with the amazing Mari Morimoto about Sound Effects in Translation.
Excited to return to my hometown con as a Featured Guest!