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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/06/11/jq-magazine-fist-of-the-north-star-returns/"></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. Out of print for decades in America, Fist of the North Star, the classic 1980s manga from Buronson (Sanctuary) and Tetsuo Hara (Ikusa no Ko), roars back to life in new 300+-page hardcover VIZ Signature editions! The first volume drops June 15, with the second volume set for Sept. 21. In a post-apocalyptic world, humanity has risen from the ashes of nuclear war to a nightmare of endless suffering. It is a time of chaos. Warlords and gangs of savage marauders and warlords rule the broken ruins of civilization, terrorizing and enslaving the survivors. Life has become a brutal struggle for existence and death the only release. One day, a wanderer […]<!-- 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/2021/06/11/jq-magazine-fist-of-the-north-star-returns/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Fist of the North Star Returns

    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. Out of print for decades in America, Fist of the North Star, the classic 1980s manga from Buronson (Sanctuary) and Tetsuo Hara (Ikusa no Ko), roars back to life in new 300+-page hardcover VIZ Signature editions! The first volume drops June 15, with the second volume set for Sept. 21. In a post-apocalyptic world, humanity has risen from the ashes of nuclear war to a nightmare of endless suffering. It is a time of chaos. Warlords and gangs of savage marauders and warlords rule the broken ruins of civilization, terrorizing and enslaving the survivors. Life has become a brutal struggle for existence and death the only release. One day, a wanderer […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/06/11/clean-up-for-sarah/"></div>Date: Saturday, June 19th Time: Noon to 2:00PM **Optional picnic at 10:30AM: If you want to bring food and have a picnic in beautiful Hermon A. MacNeil Park, come early. We’ll be there from 10:30 AM. Location: Hermon A. MacNeil Park, College Point, Queens (https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7929705,-73.8515725,17.75z). Look for the playground, where the group will be setting up. Directions: You can take the 7 Train to Main Street Flushing, then transfer to the NORTHBOUND #25 bus (the stop is on Main just south of Roosevelt Av., east side by the Duane Reade), which will drop you by the park at its last stop. Details: Sarah Auffret was a Tokushima JET who went on to contribute to the effort to clear plastic waste from the world’s oceans, […]<!-- 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/2021/06/11/clean-up-for-sarah/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Clean Up for Sarah

    Date: Saturday, June 19th Time: Noon to 2:00PM **Optional picnic at 10:30AM: If you want to bring food and have a picnic in beautiful Hermon A. MacNeil Park, come early. We’ll be there from 10:30 AM. Location: Hermon A. MacNeil Park, College Point, Queens (https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7929705,-73.8515725,17.75z). Look for the playground, where the group will be setting up. Directions: You can take the 7 Train to Main Street Flushing, then transfer to the NORTHBOUND #25 bus (the stop is on Main just south of Roosevelt Av., east side by the Duane Reade), which will drop you by the park at its last stop. Details: Sarah Auffret was a Tokushima JET who went on to contribute to the effort to clear plastic waste from the world’s oceans, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/27/picnic-in-the-park/"></div>Date: Saturday, June 12thTime: 11 am to 2 pm EDTLocation: 40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W (Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk) JETAANY is hosting its first in-person event in over a year! We’re excited to meet together safely outdoors and ask everyone to please bring your own lunch (BYOL) to the picnic. We will meet in Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk. Here are the coordinates (40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W) and please refer to the picture for a rough location. While planning this event, we took into consideration the following: 1. Choosing a less popular location where we are able to hang out without feeling overwhelmed with crowds2. Close to restrooms3. Close to subway stations A friendly reminder that Central Park […]<!-- 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/2021/05/27/picnic-in-the-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Picnic in the Park

    Date: Saturday, June 12thTime: 11 am to 2 pm EDTLocation: 40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W (Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk) JETAANY is hosting its first in-person event in over a year! We’re excited to meet together safely outdoors and ask everyone to please bring your own lunch (BYOL) to the picnic. We will meet in Central Park near The Mall and Literary Walk. Here are the coordinates (40°46’16.0″N 73°58’15.6″W) and please refer to the picture for a rough location. While planning this event, we took into consideration the following: 1. Choosing a less popular location where we are able to hang out without feeling overwhelmed with crowds2. Close to restrooms3. Close to subway stations A friendly reminder that Central Park […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div>Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]<!-- 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/2021/05/05/5-26-jetaany-netflix-party-giri-haji-duty-shame/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/26) JETAANY Netflix Party Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame)

    Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021Time: 8 PM (log in 5-10 min early so we can start on time) RSVP: Respond “Going/interested” to this Facebook event page. Or email Ann to get the link before the party.   A Teleparty link will be shared 10 minutes beforehand for those who will join. TV Show: Giri/Haji (Duty/Shame) (Japanese: ??/?). (There are 8 episodes total. We will only be watching the first one.) About the TV show: Translating to Duty/Shame and set in both Tokyo and London, “Giri/Haji” is a thriller about a Tokyo detective named Kenzo Mori, scouring the London underworld to find his allegedly deceased brother, Yuto. Yuto was accused of brutally murdering the nephew of a yakuza member, which could lead […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/05/05/jetaany-virtual-craft-night/"></div>Monday May 17th at 8:10pm (starting a little later since we are following JETAANY Nihongo Dake event on the same evening Register here to get the zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/muatbeem Join us for another casual virtual crafting night. This is a great way to set aside some time to finish a project you started and have not finished. For anyone who started the Sashiko stitching and needs some virtual friends to motivate you, come join us! Past participants have worked on home repairs, embroidery, knitting, sound recording, card-making, baking, gardening, photo albums, and more Let others know you are going on Facebook<!-- 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/2021/05/05/jetaany-virtual-craft-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Virtual Craft Night

    Monday May 17th at 8:10pm (starting a little later since we are following JETAANY Nihongo Dake event on the same evening Register here to get the zoom link:https://tinyurl.com/muatbeem Join us for another casual virtual crafting night. This is a great way to set aside some time to finish a project you started and have not finished. For anyone who started the Sashiko stitching and needs some virtual friends to motivate you, come join us! Past participants have worked on home repairs, embroidery, knitting, sound recording, card-making, baking, gardening, photo albums, and more Let others know you are going on Facebook

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