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

JFF Plus, The Japan Foundation’s Online Film Festival, Runs Through December 13

The Japan Foundation’s first online film festival, JFF Plus, began on Friday, December 4 and runs through Sunday, December 13. JFF Plus is showcasing more than 20 different Japanese films ranging from dramas, animation, and documentaries. And the best part about this is that all films are free to stream! Aiming to spread Japanese films overseas, the Japan Foundation held the first JFF (Japanese Film Festival) … Continue reading JFF Plus, The Japan Foundation’s Online Film Festival, Runs Through December 13

JFNY Continues Series on Japanese Pop Culture

The Power of Music in Anime Thursday, November 19 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Live Stream on YouTube Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York’s monthly online series delving into Japanese pop culture from academic and professional perspectives continues! For the third session, three musicologists in U.S. academia will unravel the power of music in anime. You may love anime soundtracks as much as … Continue reading JFNY Continues Series on Japanese Pop Culture

New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. Livestream JFNY/CGP YouTube channel Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York is launching an online lecture series, “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” Since the fellowship program started in 1972, there have been more than 1,000 American JF Fellowship recipients, who study a diverse range of research … Continue reading New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Analyzing Iconic Anime

Through a Glass Darkly: Identity Crises in Ghost in the Shell and Evangelion Tuesday, October 20 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Live Stream on YouTube Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York launched a monthly online series delving into Japanese pop culture from academic and professional perspectives! For their second session, they will analyze two of the most iconic anime: Ghost in the Shell and Neon Genesis Evangelion, both … Continue reading Analyzing Iconic Anime