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    • 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, 2016

      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, 2016

      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, 2016

      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, 2016

      Uki Uki mini is a quick, biweekly episode dedicated to answering your questions. Today's episode: How to say "Hey, what's up?", when to write numbers in kanji, dialects, and reaction words. 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, 2016

      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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    • The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World

      Monday, March 28, 2016

      Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, will discuss what "G-Zero" means to the U.S., Japan and Asia broadly, why the U.S.'s foreign policy is in decline, how Japanese and American business and political leaders should prepare themselves to cope with emerging challenges in this environment, and what kind of path the U.S. may choose as the world's only superpower.
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    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 32 - Q&A 8
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 32 - Q&A 8

      Wednesday, March 23, 2016

      On today's lesson we take more viewer questions!
      Aures Thomas: oboeru vs omoidasu
      Alex Guevara: yappari
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    • How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look
      TALKS+

      How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look

      Tuesday, March 22, 2016

      Tokyo-based motor journalist, World Car Awards’ Chairman and host of the international car show ‘Samurai Wheels,’ Peter Lyon examines the highlights of Japan’s car industry, its successes, failures and the latest technologies including artificial intelligence, pedestrian safety and autonomous driving. Start Video
    • Uki Uki mini 1
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 1

      Wednesday, March 16, 2016

      Uki Uki mini is a quick, biweekly episode dedicated to answering your questions. Today's episode: 何歳ですか vs. おいくつですか, いえ vs うち, 十人十色, and 恋 vs. 愛. Start Video
    • Seventy Years of the U.S.-Japan Security Alliance: Past, Present, and Future
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Seventy Years of the U.S.-Japan Security Alliance: Past, Present, and Future

      Monday, March 14, 2016

      Seven decades after the end of World War II, the U.S.-Japan security alliance continues to play a vital role in ensuring stability and peace in the Asia Pacific region. This program focuses on the history of the U.S.-Japan security alliance since 1945, discussing historical events that have made a significant impact on U.S.-Japan security relations. Start Video

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