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(3/5) March Monthly Meetup (Details Coming Soon!)

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pmWhere: Details are currently being confirmed. Check our website for updates!Cost: Each person pays for their own food, drinks, and cat timeRSVP: Check jetaany.org or facebook for details in the coming days. Reservations will be required!Questions: Email Andy at andyshartzer[at]gmail[dot]com Rumor has it the March Monthly Meetup will take place at a cat cafe, followed by pho! Andy, JETAANY’s Community Development Chair, will be hosting. Details are being confirmed, so please check back for updates in the coming days.

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    On the first Friday of March, JETAANY will be welcoming some very special guests and newcomers to NYC from JETAA Rocky Mountains and JETAA Southern California with an end-of-week karaoke happy hour at KaraokeDuet 35! RSVPs are required, since space is limited (to 15 guests). Outside food is welcome, so you can bring in snacks/dinner, but outside drinks are not permitted (including water). Be sure to bring your photo ID, too! When: Friday, March 1, 2019 at 6:00pm – 8:00pmWhere: KaraokeDuet 35 [53 W 35th St 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001]Cost: $6+ tax per person/hour (until 8pm. $9+ tax per person/hour after 8pm.)RSVP: Complete this form by Wednesday, February 27. Space is limited, so don’t wait to reserve your spot!Questions: Email […]
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  • (3/1) Karaoke Happy Hour

    On the first Friday of March, JETAANY will be welcoming some very special guests and newcomers to NYC from JETAA Rocky Mountains and JETAA Southern California with an end-of-week karaoke happy hour at KaraokeDuet 35! RSVPs are required, since space is limited (to 15 guests). Outside food is welcome, so you can bring in snacks/dinner, but outside drinks are not permitted (including water). Be sure to bring your photo ID, too! When: Friday, March 1, 2019 at 6:00pm – 8:00pmWhere: KaraokeDuet 35 [53 W 35th St 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001]Cost: $6+ tax per person/hour (until 8pm. $9+ tax per person/hour after 8pm.)RSVP: Complete this form by Wednesday, February 27. Space is limited, so don’t wait to reserve your spot!Questions: Email […]

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    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. Stay warm this winter with some hot local events, from live showcases that will transport you to another time and place, some new anime screenings, and a theatrical performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now playing Alita: Battle Angel Various locations/prices The number one movie in the world! From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) comes Alita: Battle Angel, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment based on the acclaimed manga series by Yukito Kishiro. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is […]
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  • JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — ‘Alita: Battle Angel,’ ‘Urusei Yatsura’ Returns, Puppet Theatre

    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. Stay warm this winter with some hot local events, from live showcases that will transport you to another time and place, some new anime screenings, and a theatrical performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now playing Alita: Battle Angel Various locations/prices The number one movie in the world! From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) comes Alita: Battle Angel, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment based on the acclaimed manga series by Yukito Kishiro. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/02/18/3-10-3-11-volunteer-events-commemorating-3-11/"></div>In commemoration of 3.11, please join Consulate General of Japan in New York, JAANY (The Japanese American Association of New York), JETAANY, and other Japanese and Japanese-American organizations in three separate volunteer events. As members of the Japan-related community, we will be serving New Yorkers in need, in appreciation of the great support this city has given to Tohoku, and in honor of those lost in the region 8 years ago and to those who are still recovering. 1. Origami Making: For families, on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be making origami again (as we did last September 11) at the home of a JAA Vice President to give away at Food Bank during dinner service or to decorate the dining […]<!-- 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/2019/02/18/3-10-3-11-volunteer-events-commemorating-3-11/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (3/10 & 3/11) Volunteer Events Commemorating 3.11

    In commemoration of 3.11, please join Consulate General of Japan in New York, JAANY (The Japanese American Association of New York), JETAANY, and other Japanese and Japanese-American organizations in three separate volunteer events. As members of the Japan-related community, we will be serving New Yorkers in need, in appreciation of the great support this city has given to Tohoku, and in honor of those lost in the region 8 years ago and to those who are still recovering. 1. Origami Making: For families, on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be making origami again (as we did last September 11) at the home of a JAA Vice President to give away at Food Bank during dinner service or to decorate the dining […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/02/07/justins-japan-alita-battle-angel/"></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. Hollywood adaptations of famous anime and manga series have a history of troubled birth and indifferent reception. “Speed Racer,” “Dragonball: Evolution,” and “Ghost in the Shell” didn’t click with fans of the source material, nor did they gain new ones through the interpretations of directors who might not have grasped their appeal in the first place. “Alita: Battle Angel” looks to change that trend. Produced and co-written by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez (the “Sin City” and “Spy Kids” films), “Alita” brings original creator Yukito Kishiro’s epic to the big screen. Rosa […]<!-- 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/2019/02/07/justins-japan-alita-battle-angel/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Justin’s Japan: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

    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. Hollywood adaptations of famous anime and manga series have a history of troubled birth and indifferent reception. “Speed Racer,” “Dragonball: Evolution,” and “Ghost in the Shell” didn’t click with fans of the source material, nor did they gain new ones through the interpretations of directors who might not have grasped their appeal in the first place. “Alita: Battle Angel” looks to change that trend. Produced and co-written by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez (the “Sin City” and “Spy Kids” films), “Alita” brings original creator Yukito Kishiro’s epic to the big screen. Rosa […]

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