Misaki Kawai Exhibition at The Hole

Misaki Kawai: Moko Moko Doki Doki Now through Sunday, February 14 The Hole – 312 Bowery (between Bleecker and Houston Streets) Admission: Free Japanese artist Misaki Kawai has her fourth solo exhibition at The Hole. With Moko Moko Doki Doki, Kawai is exhibiting her first text paintings, which elicit doki doki (“thrilled,” “excited”) feelings, she also has giant moko moko (“fluffy”) sculpture on display. Building … Continue reading Misaki Kawai Exhibition at The Hole

Acclaimed Koto and Shamisen Player to Perform the Songs of Winter

Four Seasons in New York—Gems of Japanese Music, vol. 19 (Winter) Wednesday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. through Sunday, January 31 at 9:00 p.m. Online Tickets: $20 (plus handling fee) Acclaimed Japanese koto and shamisen performer Yoko Reikano Kimura performs music that celebrates New Year’s Day and the winter season. Program “Shunkyō for two shamisens” – by Seihō Kineya “Shōjō no Tsuru” (“Crane on the … Continue reading Acclaimed Koto and Shamisen Player to Perform the Songs of Winter

Popup Market Features Japanese Products

DECO BOKO Market at NowHere Now through Saturday, January 30 NowHere – 40 Wooster Street (between Grand and Broome Streets) Admission: Free Based in New York, DECO BOKO is the first wholesale trade show in the U.S. that focuses on Japanese products in the design/gift industry. DECO BOKO Market is a phygital (physical + digital) show, a space where exhibitors, visitors, and staff are able … Continue reading Popup Market Features Japanese Products

Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes: A Valentine’s Treat Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Tickets: $25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors, and students With Valentine’s Day approaching, Japan Society presents a virtual workshop that features one of the latest culinary trends from Japan: soufflé pancakes! Soft, fluffy, and sweet, Japanese soufflé pancakes have captured the hearts of foodies around the world. This delectable … Continue reading Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop

Explore the History and Legacy of Sailor Moon from Academic and Professional Perspectives

Sailor Moon: How These Magical Girls Transformed Our World Date: Thursday, January 28 at 8:00 p.m. EST YouTube Live Admission: Free Can you believe that it’s been almost 30 years since Sailor Moon was first published in the weekly girls’ manga magazine Nakayoshi in 1992?! It and its animation adaptation quickly broke records and became a milestone of ’90s girls’ manga and anime. Sailor Moon … Continue reading Explore the History and Legacy of Sailor Moon from Academic and Professional Perspectives