The Young Adult Services of Massillon Public Library invites teens in grades 7 to 12 to attend a meeting of the Anime Club on Saturday, March 8, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Anime creator Hayao Miyazaki and manga artist Rumiko Takahashi have been nominated for induction into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014. The Eisner Awards are considered the comic book equivalent of the Oscars and the most important accolade for comic books and graphic novels in the United States. In celebration of these nominations, the Anime Club will have on display a special collection of their most popular works. During this program, teens will watch Anime on the big screen and discuss everything from the art form, cultural context, mythology and history, to how it affects modern pop culture. Snacks will be provided.
Massillon Public Library has these popular Anime books for loan: Black Butler, Full Metal Alchemist,Naruto, and Psyren. Also, the library has Anime adaptations of these classic books: Alice in Wonderland, Frankenstein, and The Hobbit.