"I know what you're thinking, ""What is this strange world of Japanese animation all these people seem to like so much and where would I start if I wanted to try it?"" Well I have good news for you! Helping you get your foot in the door is what this panel is here for! Getting into anime is challenging at first for many reasons, including the sheer amount of it and the barrage of recommendations you'll get from other anime fans. Join us as we streamline that list and give a succinct guide on what to expect to help you get your feet wet. We'll deduce what kind of anime is best for you to start with whether it's action, romance, adventure, slice of life, thriller, or maybe even supernatural! Then we'll go through various topics on what the anime genre at large is and what some common tropes are across the medium. Don't be intimidated! By the time you leave, you'll be on your way to enjoying anime with a handy dandy list of recommendations and be able to go beyond PLUS ULTRA! (Don't worry, we'll explain that too! <3)"