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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2022/01/12/virtual-karaoke-shinnenkai-friday-1-28/"></div>Start off 2022 with JETAANY’s virtual Shinnenkai on Friday, January 28!  Kohaku Uta Gassen: ~ a friendly karaoke and lip sync competition ~ Date: Friday, January 28th, 2022Time: 7:00pm ESTLocation:  Virtual eventHost: Andy Shartzer & Samantha BronsterRegistration: Via Google Forms (RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, January 26, 2022)Instructions for Video Participants: PDF We are calling on all JETAANY members to show us their talents and bring in some joy for the New Year! Since we are indoors for now, let’s have a musical start to 2022! Show us your stuff! You can sign-up as a contestant or audience member. Contestants will record and submit their videos & will be randomly assigned to the RED or WHITE team. Join us and your hosts (Samantha Bronster & Andy Shartzer) as part of JETAANY’s Shinnenkai […]<!-- 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/2022/01/12/virtual-karaoke-shinnenkai-friday-1-28/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    RSVP for our virtual Karaoke/Lip-Sync Shinnenkai on Friday 1/28 at 7pm!

    Start off 2022 with JETAANY’s virtual Shinnenkai on Friday, January 28!  Kohaku Uta Gassen: ~ a friendly karaoke and lip sync competition ~ Date: Friday, January 28th, 2022Time: 7:00pm ESTLocation:  Virtual eventHost: Andy Shartzer & Samantha BronsterRegistration: Via Google Forms (RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, January 26, 2022)Instructions for Video Participants: PDF We are calling on all JETAANY members to show us their talents and bring in some joy for the New Year! Since we are indoors for now, let’s have a musical start to 2022! Show us your stuff! You can sign-up as a contestant or audience member. Contestants will record and submit their videos & will be randomly assigned to the RED or WHITE team. Join us and your hosts (Samantha Bronster & Andy Shartzer) as part of JETAANY’s Shinnenkai […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/12/07/2022-nengajo-exchange/"></div>Let’s welcome in a new year by sending personal “snail mail” greetings to fellow JETAANY members. Your New Year’s card can be store-bought or a handmade work of art – either way, it’s sure to bring a little cheer through the USPS. Your simple gesture conveying gratitude, hope, humor or wishes for a wonderful 2022 will surely be appreciated. Last year 43 alumni participated in the card exchange. You must live within the U.S. to participate due to postage costs.  How it works: Fill out the Google form by December 12th. You will receive an email with the mailing address of one JETAANY member.  This will be a fun way to connect with another alum in our community, whether it’s a […]<!-- 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/2021/12/07/2022-nengajo-exchange/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2022 Nengajo Exchange

    Let’s welcome in a new year by sending personal “snail mail” greetings to fellow JETAANY members. Your New Year’s card can be store-bought or a handmade work of art – either way, it’s sure to bring a little cheer through the USPS. Your simple gesture conveying gratitude, hope, humor or wishes for a wonderful 2022 will surely be appreciated. Last year 43 alumni participated in the card exchange. You must live within the U.S. to participate due to postage costs.  How it works: Fill out the Google form by December 12th. You will receive an email with the mailing address of one JETAANY member.  This will be a fun way to connect with another alum in our community, whether it’s a […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page 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-cat-page 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-cat-page 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-cat-page 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-cat-page 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-cat-page 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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