“King of Kawaii” Talk and Q&A in ANIME EXPO, July 5

Sebastian Masuda is back to Los Angeles as the guest at Anime Expo® this summer.
Date: 07.05.2024 (Fri.)
Times: 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
Location: 408AB at Anime Expo (LA Convention Center)

“Sebastian Masuda, renowned as the “King of Kawaii,” is set to grace Anime Expo 2024 with an insightful talk, promising a journey into the vibrant world of kawaii culture. Moderated Michelle Nguyen Bradley, the lively discussion will delve into the origins, evolution, and global impact of kawaii culture. From its humble beginnings in Japan to its current status as a global phenomenon, Masuda will shed light on how kawaii means much more than simply “cute aesthetics”, and has developed into an inclusive, collective community that transcends cultural boundaries.”