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Film “In This Corner of the World” screening with director Sunao Katabuchi at Anime Expo, July 2, 5:00pm

Film distributors Shout! Factory Films and Funimation Films in association witn Animatsu in U.K. present “In This Corner of the World” screening at Anime Expo 2017 on Sunday, July 2, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at LP4/LACC 411. An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, “In This Corner of the World”...
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LA Event Link – Kabuki music with master percussionist at Nakano Theatre, July 1, 7:00PM

Fuji Japanese Music presents Kabuki Music Performance with the Master Percussionist Katada Shinjuro IV Saturday, July 1, 7:00PM George Nakano Theatre 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503 Tickets: $15 at doors, $8 for students For more information, visit Fuji Japanese Music
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Japan Foundation to present preview of “In This Corner of the World” with director and producer in person, July 1, 1:30PM (Sold Out)

As of June 18, all seats are taken The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents a special sneak preview of In This Corner of the World (129mins. / PG-13) In Japanese with English subtitles Directed by Sunao Katabuchi Based on the Award-Winning Manga by Fumiyo Kouno Director Sunao Katabuchi & Producer Taro Maki will be present...
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Bon Odori 2017 at Senshin Buddhist Temple in Los Angeles, July 1 at 7:00pm

Senshin Buddhist Temple 2017 Bon Odori

July 1 / Sat Senshin Buddhist Temple 1311 West 37th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Open: 5:00PM, Odori: 7:00PM, Close: 10:00PM 7:00pm: Senshin Bon Odori 9:00pm: Omairi in Hondo, Sento Shogon (1000 oil lamps), Otoki 10:00pm: Horaku, Kinnara Taiko / Kid’s Taiko etc.   July 8, 9 / Sat, Sun Zenshuji Soto Mission 123...
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LACMA / “Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from Gerber Collection” ongoing

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry Pavilion for Japanese Art May 28, 2017–February 4, 2018 The 1830s marked the beginning of a renaissance in Japanese cloisonné production. Though small objects incorporating enamels were produced in Japan prior to...
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LACMA “Japanese Paintings: A Walk in Nature” ongoing

LACMA Japanese Painting

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Paintings: A Walk in Nature May 13–September 10, 2017 Pavilion for Japanese Art Whereas European art often depicts nature as something to be feared—a place of wolves and specters—nature in Japanese art is respected, even revered, as an ideal retreat for those needing meditation or tranquility. Beginning...
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“New Frontiers” exhibition exploring life and career of actor George Takei at Japanese American National Museum, ongoing

JANM New Frontiers The Many Worlds of George Takei

A new exhibition exploring the life and career of pioneering actor, activist, and social media icon George Takei opens at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on March 12. New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei creates a portrait of a unique individual while offering an innovative means of engaging with...
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Go For Broke National Education Center presents “Defining Courage” exhibition in Little Tokyo, ongoing

Go For Broke Defining Courage

Go For Broke National Education Center 355 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Defining Courage Exhibition www.goforbroke.org In May 2016, the Go For Broke National Education Center opened the interpretive exhibition to the public. The interpretive Defining Courage Exhibition is a hands-on and participatory learning center in the heart of Los Angeles’ Little...
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Award-winning animated feature “In This Corner of the World” to go theaters in LA, NY, SF, and major cities in the U.S., August 11

In This Corner of the World: 2017 LA Film Festival World Fiction Competition – North American Festival Premiere An empowering coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of World War II, In This Corner of the World is a captivating story about the resilience and triumph of the human spirit. Based on the award-winning Japanese...
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