The University of Iowa

Study Abroad to host Apr. 24 info session on Japan Animation program

April 9th, 2019

Are you an aspiring animator or video game enthusiast? Time to make your plans for winter break!

Study Abroad will host an information session on its popular winter Japan Animation program on Wednesday, April 24, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in E122 Visual Arts Building

Join award-winning director and UI Professor Peter Chanthanakone for a 10-day interactive and immersive excursion to Tokyo, and gain insight into the professional animation and gaming studios of Japan! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the role of anime, Manga, and video games in Japanese culture while exploring the capital of Japan.

Program dates: January 9-19, 2020

Application deadline: September 17, 2019

Peter Chanthanakone, faculty director

Ana Jimenez, study abroad advisor

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Peter Chanthanakone in advance at, or 319-335-0353.