The Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, omotenashi, hospitality, hotel, Jazz at Kitano, jazz, jazz brunch, Hakubai, kaiseki, Rockefeller

The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”

Nestled among the tranquil, tree-lined streets of Murray Hill, The Kitano Hotel is an oasis to guests from around the world, offering luxurious accommodations and omotenashi, the Japanese concept of providing outstanding hospitality. The 18-story hotel towers over some of New York City’s most magnificent turn-of-the-century dwellings, offering spectacular views of great city landmarks. Once owned by the Rockefeller family, The Kitano Hotel New York opened its doors in 1973 … Continue reading The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”
Asian American International Film Festival, AAIFF, NYC, Japan, Yorozuya Detective Story, Yonsei, Miyako, Distant Self-Portrait, film, film festivals, shorts

Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films 🗓

The Asian American International Film Festival kicked off last night with the screening of Searching, a thriller directed by 27-year-old Aneesh Chaganty, a former Google Creative Lab employee who spent two years developing, writing, and directing Google commercials. Tonight, AAIFF presents a very different kind of narrative, Yorozuya Detective Story, a quirky fantasy from director Touji Sawamura, who worked in an auto repair shop before … Continue reading Asian American International Film Festival to Screen Four Japanese-Related Films 🗓
Akihiro Nishino, Japan, NYC, NYC Event Spaces, art, picture book, Japanese artists, comedian, Poupelle of Chimney Town, Augmented Reality, AR3BROS, exhibition

Through Technology, Japanese Picture Book Artist Akihiro Nishino’s World Comes to Life in Exhibition

In February of 2013 Akihiro Nishino, a Japanese comedian and children’s book author/illustrator, held his first solo exhibition in New York. To have the sketches of his books displayed at One Art Space in Tribeca, Nishino raised more than $40,000 through a crowdfunding campaign. Fast-forward five years, and Nishino is back for his second solo exhibition, celebrating his most recent book, Poupelle of Chimney Town, … Continue reading Through Technology, Japanese Picture Book Artist Akihiro Nishino’s World Comes to Life in Exhibition
C3fit, General Medical Devices, sportswear, workout clothing, high performance, Inspiration Long Tights, Impact Air Long Tights, compression, fitness, health

Japanese Company C3fit Produces High Performance Sportswear

Fitness-conscious New Yorkers have endless possibilities when it comes to their workout clothes. But how many clothing companies can say their products are certified as General Medical Devices? Japanese high performance sportswear company C3fit can. Using the highest standard Lycra Sport material and employing a highly technical manufacturing process, C3fit is a global brand that has created products that increase blood circulation and reduce swelling. … Continue reading Japanese Company C3fit Produces High Performance Sportswear
ramen, Andante, Shigeto Kamada, NYC, Japan, Japanese comfort food, soul food, Kambi, Minca, restaurants, ramen boom, Features

Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn

In musical terminology, “andante” means moderately slow tempo. In the ramen world, “andante” can be used to describe how the broth is cooked, at a slow tempo for 24 hours to maximize flavor. Andante is also the name of a ramen restaurant that opened this February in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and it’s no surprise that it has a musical name. Andante’s owner/chef is Shigeto Kamada, a … Continue reading Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn