This Week in JapanCulture•NYC

As usual, we had a busy week at JapanCulture•NYC. Here are the highlights:

New York Comic Con, NYCC, NYC, Japanese culture, Japanese pop culture, Japanese subculture, ramen, Japan Block Fair, NY Street Ramen Contest, Hold These Truths, Gordon Hirabayashi, Jeanne SakataWe wrapped up our coverage of New York Comic Con as guest blogger Tony Yao presented the final installment of his three-part series that maintained Japanese pop culture is still a vital part of the Con.

 

 

New York Comic Con, NYCC, NYC, Japanese culture, Japanese pop culture, Japanese subculture, ramen, Japan Block Fair, NY Street Ramen Contest, Hold These Truths, Gordon Hirabayashi, Jeanne SakataAsian Pop Culture Examiner May S. Young also wrote about NYCC, asking the question, “Where’s the Anime?”

 

 

 

New York Comic Con, NYCC, NYC, Japanese culture, Japanese pop culture, Japanese subculture, ramen, Japan Block Fair, NY Street Ramen Contest, Hold These Truths, Gordon Hirabayashi, Jeanne SakataWe reviewed Hold These Truths, a wonderful one-man play by Jeanne Sakata and based on the journey of Gordon Hirabayashi, a Nisei who protested the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

 

 

New York Comic Con, NYCC, NYC, Japanese culture, Japanese pop culture, Japanese subculture, ramen, Japan Block Fair, NY Street Ramen Contest, Hold These Truths, Gordon Hirabayashi, Jeanne SakataWe also took a look at  the latest ramen trends in New York with a video containing interviews with ramen experts and enthusiasts.

 

 

Check out our Events and Happenings section to see what’s happening this weekend and beyond. Stay tuned for more stories about Japanese culture in NYC on Monday.