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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div>Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977<!-- 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/2021/08/24/9-21-craft-night-kumihimo-braids/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/21) Craft Night: Kumihimo braids

    Date: Tuesday, September 21Time: 5:30 pm EDTLocation: Bryant Park, meet at the northeast corner of the grass, closest to the libraryDetails: Let’s meet up in the park to try our hand at braiding kumihimo (???), traditional Japanese cord. If you have experience with this technique we would love to learn from you! We are working on sourcing affordable supplies and will provide all the materials you need for $10 or less. Check Facebook for updated event details. https://www.facebook.com/events/927842427769977

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div>In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]<!-- 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/2021/08/20/8-28-brooklyn-cyclones-baseball-game/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    8/28 Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Game

    In celebration of Japan winning Olympic Gold in baseball and softball, let’s cheer on the Brooklyn Cyclones, our local minor league team!  JETAANY has secured a great deal for our group – pre-purchase your tickets while supplies last, as we have only a limited number of tickets at this amazing price.  (Regular priced tickets are $18 at the gate or $22 online.)  Deadline for pre-purchase is Wed., 8/25. Date: Saturday, August 28 Time: First pitch 6pm Location: Maimonides Park (1904 Surf Ave., Brooklyn – close to the F D N Q subways) Cost: $12 (pre-purchase only) Your pre-purchased JETAANY ticket includes: Ticket pick-up at Will Call under your name Reserved seating with the group in a prime location Brooklyn Cyclones […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/08/19/9-19-sempai-kohai-outing-coffee-chat/"></div>When: Sunday, September 19th from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Greeley Square Park (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets, Broadway and, 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001) 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. Kohai can enjoy a coffee courtesy of JETAANY. Questions: Email Ryan at vicepresident[at]jetaany[dot]org Note on Health & Safety: We want to keep our community safe. For in-person events, please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated. For those who are vaccinated, we respect the choice […]<!-- 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/2021/08/19/9-19-sempai-kohai-outing-coffee-chat/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (9/19) Sempai/Kohai Outing: Coffee Chat

    When: Sunday, September 19th from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Greeley Square Park (Between 32nd and 33rd Streets, Broadway and, 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001) 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. Kohai can enjoy a coffee courtesy of JETAANY. Questions: Email Ryan at vicepresident[at]jetaany[dot]org Note on Health & Safety: We want to keep our community safe. For in-person events, please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated. For those who are vaccinated, we respect the choice […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-homepage 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-homepage 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-homepage 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-homepage 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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