Anime Heroes and Japanese Forms

April 23, 2012 by  

On Friday, April 25th, the Redmond Library will be hosting “Anime Heroes and Japanese Forms”. The Redmond Library is located at 15990 NE 85th Street in Redmond, Washington. This event will be held in Meeting Room 2 and will start at 6:30pm and run until approximately 9pm.

This two and a half hour workshop has been designed for teens to experience a little creative writing, as well as comic book writing and art. In this workshop, characters and scenes will be used from Japanese Anime and Manga samples to inspire young writers in the Matueo Basho’s traditional form of Haibun. This workshop will also have exercises in Haiku, as well as descriptions of the short version, which will be practiced and followed by the more traditional nuances of Haibun. Through this workshop, teens will find a great way to mix poetic forms with the pop culture of today’s generation.

This program was created and is being led by the Redmond Association of Spokenword, also known as RASP, and co-sponsored by the Remond Library’s Friends of the Redmond Library Group, who may have used local print companies to provide poster anf flyer printing printing services to publicize the event. The guest teacher will be poet Jeannine Hall Gailey. For teens who enjoy the Anime and would like to learn the traditional forms, this is an ideal workshop.

This workshop is free, although space is limited, so registration is required. For more information on this event, please visit the Redmond Library’s website, or call the Redmond Library at 425-885-1861.