“Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon 🗓 🗺

Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams Tuesday, November 12 at 9:30 p.m. Cinépolis Chelsea – 260 W. 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: $19/$17 seniors and children Baseball is life for the die-hard competitors in Koshien, Japan’s national high school baseball championship, whose alumni include current MLB star Shohei Ohtani and former Yankee Hideki Matsui. As popular as America’s World Series, the stakes are … Continue reading “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” Documents Japanese Baseball Phenomenon 🗓 🗺

Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺

In October, Typhoon Hagibis wreaked havoc across Japan. More than 80 people died, and the damage toll exceeds $9 billion. New York’s Japanese American community is coming together for a fundraiser tomorrow afternoon at The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. JAANY and the NY Japanese-American Lions Club are co-presenting this event, which will feature performances by several local artists. Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi, an … Continue reading Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺

Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

Japan Society invites you to get to know Nagano Prefecture with three informative events about the host of the 1998 Winter Games. In these special Get to Know Series programs, learn about the unique qualities that make Nagano the perfect destination to experience Japan. Nagano is a wondrous region filled with lush nature, rich history, and enticing cuisine. Home to architectural treasures like Zenkoji Temple … Continue reading Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games just nine months away, it seems only fitting that 20 New York-based Japanese restaurants would earn Michelin stars. The world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted accolades. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are establishments specializing in Japanese cuisine. Not much has changed … Continue reading 20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

Studio Ghibli Festival Continues with “Spirited Away” 🗓

Spirited Away Sunday, October 27 at 12:55 p.m. Monday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. Various Locations—Find the best one for you! UA Kaufman Astoria STM 14 & RPX 35-30 38th Street, Long Island City Regal E-Walk STM 13 & RPX 247 W. 42nd Street AMC Empire 25 234 W. 42nd Street AMC Kips Bay 15 570 Second Avenue Regal Union Square … Continue reading Studio Ghibli Festival Continues with “Spirited Away” 🗓