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    • North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?

      Friday, October 6, 8 AM

      This program examines how the United States and its allies should respond to Pyongyang’s missile launch, and the way forward on North Korea. Start Video
    • Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of <em>Fairy Tail</em>
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      Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of Fairy Tail

      Thursday, October 5, 6:30 PM

      Hiro Mashima, known for his bestselling series Fairy Tail, joins us to discuss the works that have captured the imaginations of fans around the world. Followed by a reception. Start Video
    • The Trump Era: Deciphering Current & Future U.S.-Japan Economic Relations
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Trump Era: Deciphering Current & Future U.S.-Japan Economic Relations

      Wednesday, October 4, 12 PM

      In this program, speakers discuss President Trump’s economic policies and its impact on Japan’s economy, the progress of the high-level economic dialogue, and ways to expand opportunities for trade and investment. Start Video
    • How to Eat Like a Samurai
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      How to Eat Like a Samurai

      Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM

      Kanna Himiya, author of The Samurai Gourmet and a descendant of the chef of the powerful Maeda samurai clan from Ishikawa Prefecture, joins us to reveal the ancient recipes and eating habits of Japan's legendary military class. Moderated by renowened chef Michael Romano. Start Video
    • Protectionism under Trump: What Will Happen on Trade?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Protectionism under Trump: What Will Happen on Trade?

      Thursday, June 8, 12 PM

      President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Tran-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade deal that was nearly a decade in the works.  How might Trump change NAFTA? Will Trump impose high tariffs as he promised? How could these protectionist policies on trade affect businesses? In this program, speakers discuss Trump’s trade agenda and consider the possible implications of the protectionist policies for countries and businesses. Start Video
    • North Korea Policy under Trump: Is There a Deal?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      North Korea Policy under Trump: Is There a Deal?

      Tuesday, June 6, 6 PM

      The Trump Administration has made clear that the U.S. policy of ‘strategic patience’ toward North Korea is over and the U.S. will actively pursue a resolution to this problem, but prefers a peaceful and negotiated settlement. What are the opportunities and challenges in diplomacy with North Korea? Are there lessons to apply from the history of failed negotiations to end North Korea’s nuclear program or the successes of the Iran deal? Start Video
    • Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: 20th Anniversary
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      Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: 20th Anniversary

      Monday, June 5, 6:30 PM

       As we mark Japan Society's 20th Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting, we look back on how sake trends have changed over the past two decades and what we've learned in that time. Sake expert John Gauntner re-examines the past 19 lectures, spanning topics as diverse as brewing techniques, the role of women in the world of sake and pairing sake with food. Gaunter will also look ahead at what's new in the sake market in America and what we can expect to see in the years to come. Start Video
    • Manga in America: How English Editions are Born
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      Manga in America: How English Editions are Born

      Wednesday, May 17, 6:30 PM

      The transformation of a manga from Japanese original to English edition is an art that goes far beyond translation alone. At this panel discussion, editors from top manga publishers Kodansha Comics (The Ghost in the Shell, Sailor Moon) and Yen Press (Black Butler, Akame ga Kill!) illuminate the creative process of localizing Japanese content for the American reader. Start Video
    • An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan
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      An Apprentice Boat Builder in Japan

      Wednesday, May 10, 6:30 PM

      Douglas Brooks, author of the comprehensive survey Japanese Wooden Boatbuilding, joins us to share what he discovered on his journey to fishing villages around Japan, where he interviewed elderly master boat builders and, in six cases, became their last apprentice. Moderated by Dane Owen, founder and owner of Shibui Japanese Antiques and Furniture.
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    • Trump's Economic Policies & Impact on Japan
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Trump's Economic Policies & Impact on Japan

      Monday, May 1, 12 PM

      How will Trump’s policies affect trade and economics? Would Trump’s economic policies make America great again? How will it affect Japan’s economy? What will happen to the U.S.-Japan alliance? In this program, speakers examine Trump’s economic policies, and break down what these policies mean for the United States and Japan.
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