Jan 2

JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Anime films, Final Fantasy Live, Yoshiki at Carnegie Hall

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Start 2017 off right by heading down to your local concert hall, cinema, or arts center for some fantastic new year’s fare. Whether you enjoy […]

May 3

JQ Magazine: Concert Review—Yoshiki Classical World Tour Dazzles San Francisco with Surprise X Japan Guest

  By Shirong Gao (Shiga-ken, 2005-07) for JQ magazine. A member of JETAA Northern California, Shirong is a graphic designer, Illustrator, and breakfast food lover who worked in a Japanese countryside as seen only in Studio Ghibli movies. For more, visit gaoshirong.com. Every night, as a child drifting off to sleep, I looped a rock […]

Nov 1

Justin’s Japan: Interview with ‘Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics’ author Frederik L. Schodt

By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his Japanese culture page here for related stories. Frederik L. Schodt first traveled to Japan in 1965 as a teenager, and since the early ’80s he has written numerous books about Japanese culture both popular and obscure, including the landmark Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics, the first substantial English-language work […]

Jun 23

JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Mark Flanigan, Program Director of the Japan ICU Foundation

  By Shirley Dang (Yamanashi-ken, 2009-10) for JQ magazine. Shirley enjoys sipping chai latte and devouring scrumptious cakes while continuing her pursuit for Japanese- and education-related jobs. Visit her Facebook page here. Mark Flanigan (Nagasaki-ken, 2000-04) currently lives on the campus of International Christian University (ICU) / 国際基督教大学 in Tokyo, where he is finishing up […]

May 4

JET alum sake expert John Gauntner to lecture at Japan Society Sake Tasting next Tuesday

JET alum John Gauntner (aka “The Sake Guy”) will be lecturing on “Hot or cold?” at Japan Society of New York’s Annual Sake Tasting next Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30pm.  John is considered the leading non-Japanese expert on sake in the world. Annual Sake Tasting: Back to Basics!  Tuesday, May 10, 6:30 PM © George […]

Apr 26

Event: 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield – Tues, June 21

Via request of the Consulate General of Japan in New York: 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield Please let your members, colleagues, friends and family know that the 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield will be held on Tuesday June 21st, 2011 when the Mets play the Oakland As with  Hideki Matsui in […]

May 13

By JQ Magazine’s Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Examiner.com. Visit his NY Japanese Culture page here to subscribe for free alerts on newly published stories.  As reported at Sakura Matsuri earlier this month, cosplay (costume play) is a growing trend among youthful patrons of public Japan-related gatherings. Last year, New York’s Japan Society hosted its first-ever cosplay party as part […]

Oct 27

Japan Society (NY) Weekly e-Newsletter Oct 26-Nov 1

October 26 – November 1, 2009 at Japan Society SERIZAWA KEISUKE (1895-1984) Chinese Character Kotobuki (Long Life), 1974. Noren (entrance curtain), stencil-dyed cotton, 61 5/8 x 43 5/8 in. Tōhoku Fukushi University Serizawa Keisuke Art and Craft Museum. EXHIBITION Serizawa: Master of Japanese Textile Design Now Open Living National Treasure Serizawa Keisuke (18951984) used stencil-dyeing techniques […]

Sep 21

Bhimani, Janak – Host of WatchMeTv.com Bianchi, Anthony (Aichi-ken, 1989-92) – City councilman in Inuyama-shi, Aichi-ken Henning, Kirsten (Hyogo-ken, 1999-2002) – Interpreting for Ichiro (Summer 2005 JETAA NY Newsletter) – Interview by Stacy Smith (CIR Kumamoto-ken, 2002-03) JETs at the Japan Society (Spring 2005) Komura, Noriko – Can You Use Chopsticks?  An Interview with the […]

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