I’m appearing for the first time at AnimeBoston, as well as making my first ever trip to Boston! I love coming to new conventions and getting to meet new fans as well as seeing old friends. Looking forward to exploring Boston as well!
Author: Zack Davisson
AMA with Drawn & Quarterly
To celebrate the new edition of Shigeru Mizuki’s classic comic KITARO, I’ll be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on the Drawn & Quarterly Instagram at 1pm Eastern on Wednesday, March 1st. Come chat all things Shigeru Mizuki!
ECCC – Emerald City Comic Con 2023
Con Season 2023 begins with my hometown convention of ECCC 2023! Excited to see the new convention center and meet all my fans again. See you there!
MSU Japanese Pop Culture and Transmedia Translation Workshop – Feb 8
I am honored to return to the MSU Japanese Pop Culture Media and Translation Workshop. I’ll be talking about how to use translation as a skill outside of being a translator.
AnimeFrontier – Texas• Fort Worth • DEC. 2-4
Excited to come to this con for the first time! I get to meet a whole new bunch of fans!
Kumoricon – Cultural Guest of Honor 11/11-11/13
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!!!
Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival – November 5th
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.
JU-ON: THE GRUDGE COLLECTION – LIMITED EDITION
My third partnership with Arrow Films. I did the bonus features for JU-ON talking about the film and Japanese haunted houses.
Read more here
Master of Monsters – International Museum of Folkart
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.
Drawing Monsters – The Folklore of Hellboy
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.