Explore 2.5D Musicals with Japan Foundation, New York

Anime Takes the Stage: The Rise of 2.5-Dimensional Musicals and Beyond Tuesday, March 30 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. EDT Live on YouTube Admission: Free What is a 2.5-Dimensional (2.5D) musical? It is a stage adaptation from two-dimensional media such as anime, manga, and video games. This new genre of Japanese pop culture has gained remarkable popularity in Japan since the debut of Musical: … Continue reading Explore 2.5D Musicals with Japan Foundation, New York

Manga Research and Reading Network to Discuss “Seinen Manga”

Manga Research and Reading Network (MaRRN) Meeting Thursday, November 21 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30pm for drink and food orders) RESOBOX Long Island City – 41-26 27th Street, Long Island City Admission: One minimum order of a drink or food from the RESOBOX café At the fifth meeting of the Manga Research and Reading Network (MaRRN), the group welcomes special … Continue reading Manga Research and Reading Network to Discuss “Seinen Manga”
Yamato Waki, The Tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu, manga, Japanese literature, the Met, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, Japan, Melissa McCormick, Heian period

Manga Artist Yamato Waki at the Met

Artists on Artworks – Yamato Waki Saturday, June 8 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Metropolitan Museum of Art – 1000 5th Avenue at 82nd Street (Main Museum Entrance) Admission: Free with Museum Admission ($25/$17 seniors/$12 students/Free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12) In conjunction with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated, Professor of Japanese Art … Continue reading Manga Artist Yamato Waki at the Met
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
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