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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/04/16/5-12-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div>On Sunday, May 12th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park and we are looking for volunteers! We’ll be helping hundreds of visitors “fish” for Yo-Yo Balloons and need JET Alumni volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game. This year we are having TWO shifts.  If you are available for more than one shift that is […]<!-- 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/2019/04/16/5-12-volunteer-with-jetaany-at-japan-day-in-central-park/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (5/12) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park

    On Sunday, May 12th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park and we are looking for volunteers! We’ll be helping hundreds of visitors “fish” for Yo-Yo Balloons and need JET Alumni volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game. This year we are having TWO shifts.  If you are available for more than one shift that is […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/04/04/pretty-guardian-sailor-moon-makes-broadway-debut/"></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. On March 29-30, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon the Super Live” premiered with three sold-out performances at the PlayStation Theater. This dazzling musical adaptation of the megahit anime and manga franchise, which has generated $5 billion in merchandise sales to date, featured a talented all-female cast (including for the male roles) performing in Japanese. “At its core, ‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon’ is about strong girlfriends banding together to fight for what they believe in…they are the ultimate example of ‘girl power,’” said show producer Takaharu Uera. This universal theme was reflected in the wide diversity of the audience, who were overjoyed […]<!-- 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/2019/04/04/pretty-guardian-sailor-moon-makes-broadway-debut/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    ‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon’ Makes Broadway Debut

    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. On March 29-30, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon the Super Live” premiered with three sold-out performances at the PlayStation Theater. This dazzling musical adaptation of the megahit anime and manga franchise, which has generated $5 billion in merchandise sales to date, featured a talented all-female cast (including for the male roles) performing in Japanese. “At its core, ‘Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon’ is about strong girlfriends banding together to fight for what they believe in…they are the ultimate example of ‘girl power,’” said show producer Takaharu Uera. This universal theme was reflected in the wide diversity of the audience, who were overjoyed […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/04/04/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-studio-ghibli-fest-okkos-inn-sakura-matsuri/"></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. Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and that means one thing: a new season of sounds, colors, and spectacular performing arts to match the blossoming sakura trees throughout the city. This month’s highlights include: April 5-11 Penguin Highway Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue $8-$15 The acclaimed directorial debut from Hiroyasu Ishida! Budding genius Aoyama is only in the fourth grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he finds the source of […]<!-- 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/2019/04/04/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-studio-ghibli-fest-okkos-inn-sakura-matsuri/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Studio Ghibli Fest, ‘Okko’s Inn,’ Sakura Matsuri

    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. Spring has sprung in the Big Apple, and that means one thing: a new season of sounds, colors, and spectacular performing arts to match the blossoming sakura trees throughout the city. This month’s highlights include: April 5-11 Penguin Highway Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue $8-$15 The acclaimed directorial debut from Hiroyasu Ishida! Budding genius Aoyama is only in the fourth grade, but already lives his life like a scientist. When penguins start appearing in his sleepy suburb hundreds of miles from the sea, Aoyama vows to solve the mystery. When he finds the source of […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/03/22/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-genji-at-the-met-perfume-returns-sailor-moon-on-broadway/"></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. 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 2.5D musical performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now through June 16 The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue $12-$25 This is the first major loan exhibition in North America to focus on the artistic tradition inspired by Japan’s most celebrated work of literature, The Tale of Genji. Written by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting in the early eleventh-century imperial […]<!-- 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/2019/03/22/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-genji-at-the-met-perfume-returns-sailor-moon-on-broadway/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Genji at the Met, Perfume Returns, Sailor Moon on Broadway

    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 2.5D musical performance you won’t want to miss. This month’s highlights include: Now through June 16 The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue $12-$25 This is the first major loan exhibition in North America to focus on the artistic tradition inspired by Japan’s most celebrated work of literature, The Tale of Genji. Written by Murasaki Shikibu, a lady-in-waiting in the early eleventh-century imperial […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/03/18/4-5-monthly-meetup-happy-hour-karaoke/"></div>When: Friday, April 5 from 6:00pm – 9:00pmWhere: Happy hour drinks/food from 6:00-7:00pm at The Keg Room then karaoke at Karaoke Duet 35 from 7:00-9:00pmCost: Each person pays for their own food/drinks/karaokeRSVP: Please complete this form by Monday, April 1 so we can confirm the reservation for karaoke. ???? time! Get ready to sing your heart out at Karaoke Duet 35 for our April monthly meetup. The evening starts at 6:00pm at The Keg Room for happy hour drinks and food. Then we’re moving to Karaoke Duet 35 from 7:00-9:00pm where you can sing your favorite T Swift, J-pop or old school jams. RSVP here or contact Jessica at jessica.burbach@gmail.com with questions.<!-- 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/2019/03/18/4-5-monthly-meetup-happy-hour-karaoke/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/5) Monthly Meetup: Happy Hour & Karaoke

    When: Friday, April 5 from 6:00pm – 9:00pmWhere: Happy hour drinks/food from 6:00-7:00pm at The Keg Room then karaoke at Karaoke Duet 35 from 7:00-9:00pmCost: Each person pays for their own food/drinks/karaokeRSVP: Please complete this form by Monday, April 1 so we can confirm the reservation for karaoke. ???? time! Get ready to sing your heart out at Karaoke Duet 35 for our April monthly meetup. The evening starts at 6:00pm at The Keg Room for happy hour drinks and food. Then we’re moving to Karaoke Duet 35 from 7:00-9:00pm where you can sing your favorite T Swift, J-pop or old school jams. RSVP here or contact Jessica at jessica.burbach@gmail.com with questions.

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