Helen McCarthy special guest at Anime 2010!

Stichting Promotie Japanse Popcultuur is pleased to announce to have secured a special guest for the Anime 2010 festival: Helen McCarthy. Writer of books like; 'Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation', 'Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga' and 'Manga Cross-Stitch, make your own graphic needlework'. She is also co-writer of the 'Anime Guide' and former editor of professional Anime magazine, 'Anime UK'.

Helen will be holding a talk on how it was to talk to Mr. Miyazaki and what he was like, telling us about the books she has written and how she came to write her latest masterpiece on the life and works of Japanese animation pioneer and regarded as creator of the modern manga, Osamu Tezuka. She will give a workshop on how to do cross-stitching with manga characters as basis. We have even seen some enthusiasts amongst our audience and expect this new phenomenon to develop in a new hype. Helen will be involved in some other things at the Anime 2010 festival as well, including signing her books! This may be the only time you will be able to get a signed copy of her works!

Link to Wikipedia article about Helen McCarthy.
Link to Helen's McCarthy's website.

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