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    • Flying Colors

      Flying Colors

      Sunday, July 24, 11:45 AM

      Ditzy material girl Sayaka is unexpectedly encouraged by an overly-optimistic school teacher to apply to one of the toughest universities in Japan in this winking response to Legally Blonde.
    • Kako: My Sullen Past

      Kako: My Sullen Past

      Sunday, July 24, 2 PM

      As high schooler Kako drudges through the humid summer caring for her young niece, her aunt Mikiko, thought to have died 18 years ago, suddenly returns, bringing with her rumors of anti-government terrorist plots and international intrigue.
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    • Emi-Abi


      Sunday, July 24, 4:30 PM

      Up-and-coming manzai stand-up comedy duo Emi-Abi has lost consummate funny man Unno to an accident, leaving conceited straight man Jitsudo to contend with his diminished career prospects as a solo performer.
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    • The Actor

      The Actor

      Sunday, July 24, 7 PM

      Actor Takuji Kameoka’s filmography consists entirely of bit parts. As the prospect of a breakout role in a foreign arthouse director's newest work appears, so too does the possibility of winning the heart of izakaya owner Azumi Murota.
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    • JAPAN CUTS 2016

      JAPAN CUTS 2016

      Thursday, July 14 — Sunday, July 24

    • Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Free Trial Japanese Lesson

      Wednesday, July 27, 12 PM
      Thursday, July 28, 6:30 PM

      Have you always wanted to learn Japanese, but were unsure where to start? Come for a Free Trial Japanese Lesson, taught by the Toyota Language Center’s Director, Tomoyo Kamimura. This lesson is structured for complete beginners of Japanese language learning.
    • Visual Storytelling through Video & Photography Workshop

      Visual Storytelling through Video & Photography Workshop

      Monday, August 1 — Friday, August 12

      A dynamic and hands-on workshop, Visual Storytelling invites you to take your ideas and use your creativity to communicate them through video and photography.
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    • Negative Interest Rate Policy: The New Era of Below-Zero Rates

      Negative Interest Rate Policy: The New Era of Below-Zero Rates

      Monday, September 12, 6 PM

      In this program, prominent economists from the United States, Japan, and Europe examine the central banks move to jump on the negative rate bandwagon, the effectiveness of negative interest rates, and the pros and cons of this policy. The panelists also discuss the possibility of the United States adopting the negative interest rate policy.
    • Moving Beyond Money Capitalism: Japan's Alternative Economic Model of Satoyama Capitalism

      Moving Beyond Money Capitalism: Japan's Alternative Economic Model of Satoyama Capitalism

      Wednesday, October 5, 6 PM

      Kosuke Motani, Chief Research Economist at the Japan Research Institute and author of best-selling book Satoyama Capitalism, discusses the paradigm shift in Japan towards satoyama capitalism and the concept behind this economic model. He also shares best practices and examples of communities implementing satoyama capitalism in Japan. 

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