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Left: Discover Japan through the History of New York's Japan Society featuring esteemed kyogen actor Mansai Nomura (野村 萬斎)
   
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    • Uki Uki mini 4
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 4

      Wednesday, April 27

      Uki Uki mini is a new, quick biweekly episode that is dedicated to answering your questions. Start Video
    • The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design
      TALKS+

      The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design

      Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM

      From prominent temple gardens in Kyoto to the tranquil stone oasis at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Shiro Nakane is keeping the art of the traditional Japanese garden alive. He comes to Japan Society to share his insights on Japanese garden design gained through a lifetime of work in the field. Start Video
    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 - Japanese Emoticons
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 - Japanese Emoticons

      Wednesday, April 20

      Here we’ll introduce kaomoji, Japanese emoticons. They look quite different from English ones.
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    • Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World

      Wednesday, April 13, 6 PM

      The 2015 Mori Memorial Foundation Global Power Index ranked Tokyo as the number one city in Asia, and number four in the world, following London, New York and Paris. Economically it accounts for 20 percent of Japan’s national GDP, and with a GDP greater than that of its nearest rivals Hong Kong and Singapore, it is regarded as the No.1 city in Asia for investment.

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    • Uki Uki mini 3
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 3

      Wednesday, April 13

      Uki Uki mini is a new, quick biweekly episode that is dedicated to answering your questions. Start Video
    • Series Curator Lecture:<br>Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film
      LECTURE

      Series Curator Lecture:
      Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film

      Saturday, April 9, 3 PM

      Michael Raine will talk about the history of the musical film in Japan from silent films accompanied by live performance to postmodern parodies of musicals as the quintessential American genre, taking in wartime propaganda and "group sounds" imitations of Beatles films along the way. Start Video
    • The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World
      TALKS+

      The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World

      Wednesday, April 6, 6:30 PM

      Scriptwriter Dai Sato and animator/producer Justin Leach come to Japan Society to talk about the future of anime in the post-Miyazaki era. Start Video
    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 33 - Manga Words
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 33 - Manga Words

      Wednesday, April 6

      Manga is an amazing story-telling medium as well as a great study tool.
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    • Uki Uki mini 2
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 2

      Wednesday, March 30

      Uki Uki mini is a new, quick biweekly episode that is dedicated to answering your questions. Start Video
    • Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster

      Tuesday, March 29, 6 PM

      From Hurricane Katrina to Hurricane Sandy, the United States has had its share of natural disasters, which have claimed the lives of thousands of people and caused unprecedented destruction. Mr. Nikai discusses the importance of promoting disaster risk reduction in Japan. Mr. Nikai also touches upon Japan’s disaster diplomacy agenda, and its involvement in disaster relief and reduction efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
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