Noh theater at Japan Society with Living National Treasure Akiyo Tomoeda

Traditional Noh Theater Featuring Living National Treasure Akiyo Tomoeda at Japan Society

Kotei | Makura Jido — An Evening of Rare, Traditional Japanese Noh Theater Featuring Living National Treasure Akiyo Tomoeda Thursday, December 1 through Saturday, December 3 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Performance + Soirée Tickets: $95 / $76 Japan Society members Performance Only Tickets: $72 / $58 Japan Society members Prominent members from the Kita Noh School, including … Continue reading Traditional Noh Theater Featuring Living National Treasure Akiyo Tomoeda at Japan Society

Anime and Classics at Japan Society

Japan Society’s Fall Monthly Anime and Classics Lineup Fridays from September 2 through November 4 at 7:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 students and seniors /$5 Japan Society members Japan Society’s fall lineup for Monthly Classics and Monthly Anime kicks off tonight with a 35mm screening of Kihachi Okamoto’s satirical chambara, Kill!. The 2006 anime … Continue reading Anime and Classics at Japan Society

Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society

Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections Now through Friday, June 3 Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Streaming Online Admission: $15 / $10 members (in-person screenings) $10 (online screenings) $24 virtual pass (all three online films) Japan Society marks the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion from American sovereignty back to Japan with Visions of Okinawa: Cinematic Reflections. This film series … Continue reading Okinawa Film Series Continues at Japan Society

Celebrate Kodomo no Hi at Japan Society

Children’s Day: Kodomo no Hi Sunday, May 8 Session 1: 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Session 2: 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15 / $12 Japan Society members / Free for children ages 2 and under and for Cool Culture members Celebrate Kodomo no Hi, or Children’s Day, at Japan Society! Kodomo … Continue reading Celebrate Kodomo no Hi at Japan Society

Japan Society Begins In-Person Monthly Anime Series

Monthly Anime Series Friday, April 15 through Friday, July 22 at 7:00 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 seniors and students/$5 Japan Society members Japan Society launches its Monthly Anime series on Friday, April 15 with a sold-out, in-person screening of Mamoru Oshii’s seminal cyberpunk classic, Ghost in the Shell. Offering an eclectic range of classic, … Continue reading Japan Society Begins In-Person Monthly Anime Series