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Dr Marcus Tan
ST6 in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr Marcus PJ Tan is a doctor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a committee member of charity Gaming the Mind, and a long-term fan of Japanese anime and manga. He remains fascinated with the areas where these interests collide and collaborates frequently with research groups in Japan on the topic of cross-cultural psychiatry. He has published on the Hikikomori phenomenon and also given talks at fan conventions on the relationship between anime/manga and mental health.
Dr Marcus's Sessions
Inclusion & Creativity: The Manga Connection
Often misunderstood, Manga is a medium bursting with convention-breaking characters and diverse storylines. Hear mayamada co-founder Nigel Twumasi talk about his journey with manga and why it resonates with young people eager for inclusive content that relates to their lives.