"You Will Be At My Panel": History of the Yandere

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Friday July 28, 2023 - 12:45 pm to 1:45 pm

Yandere characters have a curious intrigue or mystique to them. This second entry in our series looks into this archetype that seems to have been around forever, but their origin is much more rooted in Japanese folktale and Noh theater. Find out how the Yandere trope has changed over time, and it applies to more - and sometimes fewer - characters than expected.