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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/19/9-19-sempai-kohai-outing-coffee-chat/"></div>When: Sunday, September 19th from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Greeley Square Park (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets, Broadway and, 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Kohai can enjoy a coffee courtesy of JETAANY. Questions: Email Ryan at vicepresident[at]jetaany[dot]org Note on Health & Safety: We want to keep our community safe. For in-person events, please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated. For those who are vaccinated, we respect the choice […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/19/9-19-sempai-kohai-outing-coffee-chat/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/19) Sempai/Kohai Outing: Coffee Chat

    When: Sunday, September 19th from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Greeley Square Park (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets, Broadway and, 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Kohai can enjoy a coffee courtesy of JETAANY. Questions: Email Ryan at vicepresident[at]jetaany[dot]org Note on Health & Safety: We want to keep our community safe. For in-person events, please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated. For those who are vaccinated, we respect the choice […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/11/30/jq-magazine-fathom-events-brings-totoro-macross-to-the-big-screen/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. A longtime partner of classic and current theatrical anime releases, Fathom Events is showcasing two enormously influential films in theaters nationwide this month that were first screened in the U.S. a generation ago. Kicking things off as a capper to this year’s Studio Ghibli Fest 2021, My Neighbor Totoro returns to the big screen Dec. 5, 6 and 9. Directed by Academy Award-winning legend Hayao Miyazaki, the titular Totoro is a gigantic but gentle forest spirit who can only be seen by children. When the young Satuski and her sister Mei move to a new home in the countryside […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/11/30/jq-magazine-fathom-events-brings-totoro-macross-to-the-big-screen/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Fathom Events Bring Totoro, Macross to the Big Screen

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. A longtime partner of classic and current theatrical anime releases, Fathom Events is showcasing two enormously influential films in theaters nationwide this month that were first screened in the U.S. a generation ago. Kicking things off as a capper to this year’s Studio Ghibli Fest 2021, My Neighbor Totoro returns to the big screen Dec. 5, 6 and 9. Directed by Academy Award-winning legend Hayao Miyazaki, the titular Totoro is a gigantic but gentle forest spirit who can only be seen by children. When the young Satuski and her sister Mei move to a new home in the countryside […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/11/07/jq-magazine-anime-nyc-returns-with-special-screenings-exclusive-guest-panels/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Live gatherings are back, and over 50,000 fans are expected to attend Anime NYC later this month, a three-day showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture, exclusive screenings, talks with iconic creators and industry leaders, Japanese games, and incredible live concerts. Highlights from this year’s programming include: FRIDAY, NOV. 19 Funimation Presents Attack on Titan Final Season (4:30-5:30PM)Celebrate the end of Attack on Titan with two lead cast members on stage. Join Bryce Papenbrook (English voice of Eren Jaeger) and Jason Liebrecht (English voice of Zeke Jaeger) as they discuss their characters and their complex relationship, particularly during […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/11/07/jq-magazine-anime-nyc-returns-with-special-screenings-exclusive-guest-panels/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Anime NYC Returns with Special Screenings, Exclusive Guest Panels

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe–shi, 2001-02). Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. Live gatherings are back, and over 50,000 fans are expected to attend Anime NYC later this month, a three-day showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture, exclusive screenings, talks with iconic creators and industry leaders, Japanese games, and incredible live concerts. Highlights from this year’s programming include: FRIDAY, NOV. 19 Funimation Presents Attack on Titan Final Season (4:30-5:30PM)Celebrate the end of Attack on Titan with two lead cast members on stage. Join Bryce Papenbrook (English voice of Eren Jaeger) and Jason Liebrecht (English voice of Zeke Jaeger) as they discuss their characters and their complex relationship, particularly during […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/25/sashimi-picnic-under-the-stars/"></div>Date: Friday, September 17 Time: 6:00 PM ET Location: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the library Details: Join JETAANY for a delicious picnic of Kaisendon (???, sashimi over rice) in Bryant Park.  Pre-order your dinner to secure a great discount.  Due to budgeting, this event is for JET alumni only. This is a great chance to meet other NYC JET alumni, learn about the organization, and brainstorm while enjoying some delicious Japanese food.  Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverages as well as blankets, chairs, etc. (You are also welcome to bring your own food if you prefer.) Dinner Options: Tuna Tar Tar Don includes Marinated Tuna, Tuna Chunk, Tororo (JET $10, original price […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/25/sashimi-picnic-under-the-stars/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/17) Sashimi Picnic under the Stars

    Date: Friday, September 17 Time: 6:00 PM ET Location: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the library Details: Join JETAANY for a delicious picnic of Kaisendon (???, sashimi over rice) in Bryant Park.  Pre-order your dinner to secure a great discount.  Due to budgeting, this event is for JET alumni only. This is a great chance to meet other NYC JET alumni, learn about the organization, and brainstorm while enjoying some delicious Japanese food.  Please bring your own non-alcoholic beverages as well as blankets, chairs, etc. (You are also welcome to bring your own food if you prefer.) Dinner Options: Tuna Tar Tar Don includes Marinated Tuna, Tuna Chunk, Tororo (JET $10, original price […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div>Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/21) Craft Night: Kumihimo braids

    Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div>In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    8/28 Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Game

    In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]

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