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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/06/9-21-returner-debrief-and-hangout-part-i/"></div>When: Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: David Rubenstein Atrium (61 W 62nd St, New York, NY 10023) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Questions: Email Ryan at membership[at]jetaany[dot]org<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/06/9-21-returner-debrief-and-hangout-part-i/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/21) Sempai/Kohai Outing: Coffee Chat

    When: Saturday, September 21st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: David Rubenstein Atrium (61 W 62nd St, New York, NY 10023) RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite friends on Facebook. Welcome (back) to New York City! JETAANY wants to reach out to you and extend their assistance as you transition back to the United States. Come join us for an informal discussion on how to adjust to life after JET. Questions: Email Ryan at membership[at]jetaany[dot]org

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/03/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-liberty-city-anime-con-miyavi-millennium-actress/"></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. In the dog days of summer, it’s best to escape the heat in a place that’s cozy and cool. For those into Japan-related cultural events, this month offers a diverse selection of film premieres and live music—all in the comfort of indoor air conditioning. This month’s highlights include: Aug. 9-11 Liberty City Anime Con Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway $40-$60 The best three-day anime convention in New York City returns for its third year and features over 100 events and panels, three days of cosplay, game tournaments and anime screenings, concerts, […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/03/jq-magazine-nippon-in-new-york-liberty-city-anime-con-miyavi-millennium-actress/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: Nippon in New York — Liberty City Anime Con, Miyavi, ‘Millennium Actress’

    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. In the dog days of summer, it’s best to escape the heat in a place that’s cozy and cool. For those into Japan-related cultural events, this month offers a diverse selection of film premieres and live music—all in the comfort of indoor air conditioning. This month’s highlights include: Aug. 9-11 Liberty City Anime Con Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway $40-$60 The best three-day anime convention in New York City returns for its third year and features over 100 events and panels, three days of cosplay, game tournaments and anime screenings, concerts, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div>The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan, over to the Statue of Liberty, and up the West Side — for some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/31/8-21-2019-jetaany-sunset-boat-cruise/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/21) 2019 JETAANY Sunset Boat Cruise

    The Japan Exchange and Teaching Alumni Association of NY (JETAANY) is setting sail on our annual sunset harbor cruise on Wednesday, August 21! We have our own private boat and this is one of our most popular events, with over 100 attendees each year. For an AMAZING deal enjoy a 3-hour sunset cruise departing from the East Side and traveling around the southern end of Manhattan, over to the Statue of Liberty, and up the West Side — for some spectacularly stunning views of the New York and New Jersey skylines. Both JETs and Friends of JET are welcome, but guests must be 21 due to the on-board cash bar. Feel free to spread the word and invite friends, family, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/29/jq-magazine-jqa-with-director-shinya-tsukamoto-at-japan-cuts/"></div>By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle used to work in New York City for Merchant Ivory Productions and the National Geographic Channel. He currently teaches history, international relations and film at an international high school in Shanghai, China. Shinya Tsukamoto is a Japanese filmmaker most famous for his Tetsuo trilogy of horror/sci-fi films: Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989), Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992), and Tetsuo: the Bullet Man (2009). Other films include Hiruko the Goblin (1991), Bullet Ballet (1998), and Tokyo Fist (1995). He has also acted in most of his own films as well as those of others, most recently in Martin Scorsese’s Silence (2016). Last week, Tsukamoto made a special appearance at Japan Society in New York City for their annual JAPAN CUTS film festival to receive their prestigious CUT ABOVE Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film, […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/29/jq-magazine-jqa-with-director-shinya-tsukamoto-at-japan-cuts/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ Magazine: JQ&A with Director Shinya Tsukamoto at JAPAN CUTS

    By Lyle Sylvander (Yokohama-shi, 2001-02) for JQ magazine. Lyle used to work in New York City for Merchant Ivory Productions and the National Geographic Channel. He currently teaches history, international relations and film at an international high school in Shanghai, China. Shinya Tsukamoto is a Japanese filmmaker most famous for his Tetsuo trilogy of horror/sci-fi films: Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989), Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992), and Tetsuo: the Bullet Man (2009). Other films include Hiruko the Goblin (1991), Bullet Ballet (1998), and Tokyo Fist (1995). He has also acted in most of his own films as well as those of others, most recently in Martin Scorsese’s Silence (2016). Last week, Tsukamoto made a special appearance at Japan Society in New York City for their annual JAPAN CUTS film festival to receive their prestigious CUT ABOVE Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div>Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]<!-- 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-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/07/25/jetaany-nihongo-dojo-for-alumni/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Nihongo Dojo (for alumni)

    Hiya, area alumni! Are you looking to brush up on the Japanese that’s started slipping away over time? Our new bimonthly course is tailored specifically for your needs, as overseen by the consummate language-teaching professional and fellow alumna, Sara Hamada! Her lessons are fun, informative, and provide a great chance for some networking to boot–and I speak from experience! For $10 per lesson you attend (or $15 at the door if you don’t pre-register), you can roll up to CLAIR NY and get back into the groove of speaking Japanese with ex-JET friends new and old. Attend each of the six lessons in the year, and earn a discount! The first date is on August 8! 6:30 to 8:30 at […]

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