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(11/5) Monthly Meetup (NEW!)

When: Monday, November 5 at 6:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Korzo [ 667 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 (between 19th & 20th Streets)] Cost: Each person pays for their own food & drinks (sample recent menu) RSVP: via Google Forms by Thursday, November 1 Questions? Contact Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org. Starting in November, JETAANY will be launching a monthly meetup! How’s this different from the events we usually host? That depends on you! Each month’s meetup will be hosted by a different JETAANY member at a location of their choice. The host, place, and time will change, but the day will stay the same. To kick things off, Ronda (JETAANY’s Secretary) will be hosting the November meetup at her favorite restaurant, Korzo […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/05/justins-japan-anisong-world-matsuri/"></div>By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. In recent years, New York has hosted concerts ranging from Japanese rock to symphonic game music at world-renowned venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. Still, the chances of a full-blown anime concert featuring a variety of the original theme song vocalists seemed remote at best. Until now. Coming to the historic Hammerstein Ballroom on November 16-17 and running concurrently with the second annual Anime NYC convention at the Jacob Javits Center, the Anisong World Matsuri concert event will make its New York debut after acclaimed performances in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Shanghai. The […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/05/justins-japan-anisong-world-matsuri/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: Anisong World Matsuri

    By JQ magazine editor Justin Tedaldi (CIR Kobe-shi, 2001-02) for Shukan NY Seikatsu. Justin has written about Japanese arts and entertainment for JETAA since 2005. For more of his articles, click here. In recent years, New York has hosted concerts ranging from Japanese rock to symphonic game music at world-renowned venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. Still, the chances of a full-blown anime concert featuring a variety of the original theme song vocalists seemed remote at best. Until now. Coming to the historic Hammerstein Ballroom on November 16-17 and running concurrently with the second annual Anime NYC convention at the Jacob Javits Center, the Anisong World Matsuri concert event will make its New York debut after acclaimed performances in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Shanghai. The […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/04/film-screening-life-goes-on/"></div>When: Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30pm – 9:15pm [Arrive after 6:30pm; film will begin at 7:00pm] Where: A private residence in the Chelsea neighborhood (address will be emailed to attendees the day prior to the event) Cost: $6 RSVP: Sign up via Cognito forms by noon on Tuesday, November 13 Please join JETAANY for a private screening of Life Goes On (Ichiyou Raifuku, in Japanese). The screening will be held in a comfortable, private residence. Light snacks (popcorn and chips) will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own dinner and beverages. This film has been very well received by audiences at other chapters’ screenings across the U.S. and adds a new chapter to the story of Tohoku, to those […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/04/film-screening-life-goes-on/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (11/14) Private Film Screening: Life Goes On

    When: Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30pm – 9:15pm [Arrive after 6:30pm; film will begin at 7:00pm] Where: A private residence in the Chelsea neighborhood (address will be emailed to attendees the day prior to the event) Cost: $6 RSVP: Sign up via Cognito forms by noon on Tuesday, November 13 Please join JETAANY for a private screening of Life Goes On (Ichiyou Raifuku, in Japanese). The screening will be held in a comfortable, private residence. Light snacks (popcorn and chips) will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own dinner and beverages. This film has been very well received by audiences at other chapters’ screenings across the U.S. and adds a new chapter to the story of Tohoku, to those […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/03/obake-family-day-2018/"></div>When: Sunday, October 28. Event runs from 11am – 4pm, with three volunteer shift options. Full shift: 9:30 AM – 5 PM AM shift: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM PM shift: 1 PM – 5 PM Where: Japan Society, 333 E 47th St, New York, NY RSVP: Sign-up by Sunday, October 15. Please email Pauline Noyes at  PNoyes@japansociety.org with your top 2 activity preferences and the time you can volunteer (full shift, AM shift, PM shift) Explore Japan’s ghost world this Halloween! Party with kooky yokai and shape-shifting obake creatures in this family-friendly spookfest.  Kids of all ages can come in costume and enjoy the thrills and chills of Halloween and the delights of fall festival—Japan-style!—with a live foley performance, spooky […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/10/03/obake-family-day-2018/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (10/28) Volunteer at Japan Society’s Obake Family Day [sign up 10/15]

    When: Sunday, October 28. Event runs from 11am – 4pm, with three volunteer shift options. Full shift: 9:30 AM – 5 PM AM shift: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM PM shift: 1 PM – 5 PM Where: Japan Society, 333 E 47th St, New York, NY RSVP: Sign-up by Sunday, October 15. Please email Pauline Noyes at  PNoyes@japansociety.org with your top 2 activity preferences and the time you can volunteer (full shift, AM shift, PM shift) Explore Japan’s ghost world this Halloween! Party with kooky yokai and shape-shifting obake creatures in this family-friendly spookfest.  Kids of all ages can come in costume and enjoy the thrills and chills of Halloween and the delights of fall festival—Japan-style!—with a live foley performance, spooky […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/09/30/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-new-york-comic-con-rwby-spirited-away/"></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. The Japan-centric events of the month ahead promise to be as rich and full as autumn itself—brisk and colorful, with a dash of unpredictability. This month’s highlights include: Oct. 4-7 New York Comic Con Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street $50 (for Thursday, Oct. 4) Breaking attendance records each year, the East Coast’s biggest gathering for fans of comics, film, anime and manga returns with its biggest roster of Hollywood talent to date, featuring exclusive screenings, gaming, cosplay photo ops, and more! Enjoy interactive panels on Oct. 4-6 from publishers Vertical Comics and Kodansha Comics, and […]<!-- 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-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/09/30/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-new-york-comic-con-rwby-spirited-away/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — New York Comic Con, ‘RWBY,’ ‘Spirited Away’

    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. The Japan-centric events of the month ahead promise to be as rich and full as autumn itself—brisk and colorful, with a dash of unpredictability. This month’s highlights include: Oct. 4-7 New York Comic Con Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street $50 (for Thursday, Oct. 4) Breaking attendance records each year, the East Coast’s biggest gathering for fans of comics, film, anime and manga returns with its biggest roster of Hollywood talent to date, featuring exclusive screenings, gaming, cosplay photo ops, and more! Enjoy interactive panels on Oct. 4-6 from publishers Vertical Comics and Kodansha Comics, and […]

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