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 🗓 🗺
manga, comics, CJ Suzuki, Baruch College, Japanese American Association of New York, JAANY, NYC, Japan

The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics 🗺

The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics Wednesday, June 5 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Japanese American Association of New York – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $15/$5 JAA members and students Professor CJ Suzuki, Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature at Baruch College, The City University of New York (CUNY), is … Continue reading The Global Appeal of Manga: Medium, History, and Aesthetics 🗺
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Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺

In the legend of Tanabata, Princess Orihime weaved night and day, so much so that her father, the emperor of the galaxy, arranged for his workaholic daughter to meet a handsome cowherd named Hikoboshi. It was love at first sight, and the couple married immediately. Busy being a devoted wife, Princess Orihime neglected her weaving to the point that the emperor separated the young lovers, … Continue reading Celebrate the Legend of Tanabata in New York City 🗓 🗺
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Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺

A Bitter Legacy Sunday, June 10 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (3rd floor) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 members The American Buddhist Study Center will host the New York premiere screening of Claudia Katayanagi’s award-winning documentary based on the Japanese American incarceration camps and secret prisons for US citizen “troublemakers” during WWII. These Citizen Isolation Centers are … Continue reading Screening of “A Bitter Legacy,” a Documentary about Japanese American WWII Incarceration, at American Buddhist Study Center 🗓 🗺
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Watch the Los Angeles Angels vs the New York Yankees in the Bronx This Weekend

The Japanese American Association of New York has teamed up with the New York Yankees to offer baseball fans discounted tickets to the Yankees’ series against the Los Angeles Angels this Memorial Day Weekend. Game times are 7:05 p.m. on Friday, May 25; 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 26; and 1:05 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. For this opportunity to get a glimpse of young … Continue reading Watch the Los Angeles Angels vs the New York Yankees in the Bronx This Weekend