Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC

Ride Your Wave Wednesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. Various Theaters (See list below) Admission: $20 From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl; Devilman Crybaby) comes a deeply emotional new film that applies his trademark visual ingenuity to a tale of romance, grief and self-discovery. GKIDS, a New York-based American film distributor, presents Ride Your Wave in this special one-night-only … Continue reading Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC
Kyoto Animation, NYC, Japan, anime, arson, fundraiser, A Silent Voice, Kristen Sullivan

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser

Kyoto Animation Fundraiser Hosted by Yuzuru of A Silent Voice Friday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Madame X – 94 W. Houston Street (between Thompson Street and LaGuardia Place) Admission: $14.99 in advance/$25 at the door On July 18 an arsonist set fire to the three-story building housing Kyoto Animation, an animation production company, killing 35 people, including anime director Yasuhiro Takemoto, … Continue reading Kyoto Animation Fundraiser
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Anime Saturday & Ichi Vintage Sale – Episode 2 at Kaede Kimonos

Anime Saturday & Ichi Vintage Sale – Episode 2 Saturday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free It was so hot last Saturday that Kaede Kimonos has to do it again. Head to the Garment District for a day of anime and vintage kimono, where Kaede Kimonos will stream … Continue reading Anime Saturday & Ichi Vintage Sale – Episode 2 at Kaede Kimonos
Japan Night NYC, New Year's Party, NYC, Japan, Meetup, anime, manga, music, J-pop, K-pop, networking

Japan Night NYC

Japan Night NYC Saturday, January 26 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Parkside Lounge – 317 E. Houston Street Admission: $15 until January 25/$20 at the door Celebrate the beginning of 2019 with Japan Night NYC, a Meetup group dedicated to spreading Japanese culture. Make new friends, find a language exchange partner, chat about anime and manga, and experience Japanese culture with live music … Continue reading Japan Night NYC
Never-Ending Man, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, NYC, Japan, anime, animation, GKIDS, documentary, #MiyazakiDoc, Kaku Arakawa

Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki  Thursday, December 13 and Tuesday, December 18 Various theaters (see below) Admission: $12.50 Although esteemed Academy Award®-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement in 2013 at the age of 72, he can’t shake his burning desire to create. After an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project to use CGI for the first time ever. But the artist, who has … Continue reading Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC