Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

Artificial Elegance: Japanese Prosthetics for World-Class Athletes Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free Award-winning product designer Shunji Yamanaka joins Japan Society live from Tokyo to discuss his next-generation prosthetic creations, which have garnered the attention of world-class athletes. Rather than imitating the human form, Yamanaka designs artificial limbs that are sleek and streamlined, optimized for both peak functionality and aesthetic appeal. … Continue reading Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

JapanBall’s “Chatter Up!” Zoom Call Thursday, June 25 at 8:05 p.m. Live via Zoom Admission: Free New York-based author Rob Fitts will discuss his book Remembering Japanese Baseball: An Oral History of the Game at the next JapanBall “Chatter Up!” Zoom call. The winner of the 2005 Society of American Baseball Research and The Sporting News Award for Best Baseball Research, Remembering Japanese Baseball is … Continue reading New York-Based Baseball Author Rob Fitts to Speak at JapanBall Zoom Call

“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
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Kazuhiro Soda’s “The Big House” to Screen at Spectacle Theater

The Big House by Kazuhiro Soda Wednesday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Spectacle Theater – 124 S. 3rd Street, Brooklyn Admission: $10 The Big House is the result of an undergrad course taught by Japanese filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda at the University of Michigan in 2016, alongside professors Terri Sarris and Abé Markus Nornes. Michigan’s campus boasts the single largest football stadium in the United States … Continue reading Kazuhiro Soda’s “The Big House” to Screen at Spectacle Theater
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Kyokushin Presents: The 2018 All American Open International Karate Championships

Kyokushin Presents: The 2018 All American Open International Karate Championships Saturday, June 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. John Jay College of Criminal Justice Gymnasium – 524 W. 59th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) Admission: $30 – $75 The International Karate Organization (IKO) KYOKUSHINKAIKAN, a global martial arts organization headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and KYOKUSHIN USA/KYOKUSHIN Karate New York present THE 2018 ALL … Continue reading Kyokushin Presents: The 2018 All American Open International Karate Championships