Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network, MaRRN, Japan, NYC, RESOBOX, manga, comics, rakugo, Tozaburo Yanagiya, Dr. Keiko Miyajima, Haruko Kumota, Yoshihiro Tatsumi

Study Rakugo with the Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network 🗓 🗺

The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network Meeting: Rakugo Thursday, November 8 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. RESOBOX East Village – 91 E. 3rd Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: One minimum order of a drink or food from the RESOBOX cafe The Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network (MaRRN) in New York is a casual organization comprised of individuals and groups who engage with … Continue reading Study Rakugo with the Manga/Comics Reading and Research Network 🗓 🗺

Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine

The Wave (here, in miniature, a refrigerator magnet purchased at Narita Airport, Japan) is a well-known example of Japanese woodblock prints known as Ukiyo-e. On the walls of art museums worldwide, as well as refrigerators and dormitories, what was created as amusement for the common people in Japan during the Edo Era is appreciated as fine art today. Rakugo, a humorous style of storytelling, was … Continue reading Diving into Ukiyo-e with Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine