Contributors to the books Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder and Manga and Philosophy: Fullmetal Metaphysician present various views on childhood, adolescence and young adulthood as represented by Miyazaki Hayao's Spirited Away, Takahata Isao's Grave of the Fireflies, Togashi Yoshihiro's Yu Yu Hakusho and Tateno Makoto's Hero Heel.
Nothing that Happens is Ever Forgotten - Cari Callis
Grave of the Childhood Hero - Hal Shipman
Truancy and the Spirit Detective - Jef Burhnam
Being Good Takes Practice - Josef Steiff
Convention Guest Appearances
- UChi-Con 2013 - January 19, 2013 in Chicago, IL