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Origins of the Rainbow: LGBT+ Anime (18+)

Working with the Sheraton Hotel, Overland Park Convention Center, and the City of Overland Park, it was decided to not hold Naka-Kon 2020 the weekend of March 13-15, 2020. For more information, please visit this article.

After watching anime for any amount of time, you may notice the large amount of characters who are of the LGBT+ community. As we move into the new decade it is fascinating to look back on those characters whose orientations were different than the cultural norm and why they made have been represented the way they were. From examining popular series like Sailor Moon and Yuri!!! on ICE, to lesser known anime like Fight!! Iczer-1 and The Rose of Versailles. Come learn about the developing colors of anime and how and why they have changed over the years.

9:30 pm
10:30 pm
Cottonwood 3
Sheraton Hotel