Sure, William Shatner will be there, as will Will Friedle, but it is Mori Lemau Willhite who will blaze the path to a new world — one that has food discussions and cooking demonstrations at the Indiana Comic Convention this weekend.
She will do a cooking demonstration as part of two panels on Japanese culture and cuisine during the show, which runs Friday through Sunday at the Indiana Convention Center.
The sessions address how Japanese food relates to comics and animation.
It’s the first time for a food panel at the con, which it launched in 2014, organizers said.
Willhite figures her Katsumi’s Teaching Kitchen is a good fit for the show because of food’s prevalence in manga and anime.
“In every anime and manga, there’s always food in there. And there I am,” said Willhite, who learned to cook from her Japanese mother and grandmother. The school