Springfield Museums to host teen anime and comic event
SPRINGFIELD – The Central Library will be buzzing with activity the weekend of Nov. 15 and 16 when teen anime and comic fans hang out and meet other like-minded teens.
Described as “a style of animation originating in Japan characterized by stark colorful graphics depicting vibrant characters in action-filled plots often with fantastic or futuristic themes,” the library be showing these anime episodes on Nov. 15:
• Sugar, a Little Snow Fairy, Episodes 1 and 2 (Appropriate for ages 10 and older), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.;
• Eyeshield 21, Episodes 1 and 2 (Appropriate for ages 13 and older), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.;
• Somedays Dreamers, Episodes 1 and 2 (Appropriate for ages 13 and older), 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.;
• Orphen, Episodes 1 and 2 (Appropriate for ages 12 and older), 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Other events include:
• Chibiconn Trivia Contest, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.;
• Special Guests: North East Ghostbusters Alliance: Taskforce Ecto, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The fun continues on Nov. 16, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Attractions include:
• Special Guest: Speaker Aaron Wood, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aaron Wood illustrated the comic “Captain Drew and His Crew of Two.” A graphic designer currently living in Massachusetts, Aaron is also known for artwork with a social media or pop culture angle to it.
• Special Guest Panel: Cosplay is for Everyone, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
• Cosplay Contest, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
• Art Contest Judging, 4:30 p.m.
For specific information visit the library online at www.springfieldlibrary.org
, or contact Chibiconn guru and library assistant Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe at 263-6840.