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  • Web Exclusives: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    2014 In this episode of Moto s Kitchen we will learn how to prepare konnyaku a traditional Japanese yam cake enjoyed by many for its chewy squid like texture Konnyaku is made from the konjac root a vegetable similar to that of taro Despite its unique consistency konnyaku actually has very little taste on its own Today we will use the subtle flavors of Japanese staple ingredients like soy sauce and mirin to create the base for this meal Enjoy Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 33 Oyakodon Tuesday May 13 2014 Today in Motoʼs Kitchen we are making a popular everyday Japanese rice bowl dish called oyakodon which is topped with chicken and egg The kanji for oyako in oyakodon mean parent and child just like a chicken and its egg Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 32 Kinpira Gobo Tuesday April 22 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re cooking up a tasty dish made from a long root vegetable that some might be familiar with Gobo or burdock root is a long branch like vegetable with a crunchy texture that you can find in most Asian markets Flavored with simple and essential Japanese ingredients this crunchy dish works well on its own or as part of a meal Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 31 Ginger Pork Thursday April 3 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re making an easy quick and delicious dish Using some of the basic ingredients in Japanese cooking you can make your own in less than 20 minutes so try it out Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 30 Leopard Cake Thursday March 6 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re throwing a bit of art and cake flour into the mixture to bring you leopard cake Using this recipe you can learn to make your own leopard print cake or throw in some of your own creative skills to make different colorful delicious masterpieces Artists and bakers Enjoy Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 29 Moffin Thursday February 20 2014 Today in Moto s kitchen we are making a Mochi Muffin or Moffin which is a muffin made with Mochi flour Since Mochi flour is gluten free this is a wonderful dessert for those who can not eat gluten The Moffin we are making today has red bean paste mixed into the batter but feel free to mix up new Moffin recipes and let us know how it tastes Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 28 Dorayaki Thursday February 6 2014 Today in Moto s Kitchen we re making a festival favorite dorayaki which is created by sandwiching two pancakes and filling it with red bean paste In Japanese dora means gong and yaku means to cook Learn how to make this famous gong shaped dessert and enjoy it Start Video WEB EXCLUSIVE Moto s Kitchen Recipe 27 Mushi Pan Tuesday January 21 2014 Today in

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  • Japan Earthquake Relief: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    Info Report From Tohoku April 2012 In the immediate aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunamis that hit Japan s northeast coast on March 11 2011 Japan Society established the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund to support relief recovery and long term reconstruction and revitalization efforts in the affected area Due to the incredible generosity of over 23 000 individuals foundations and corporations Japan Society raised more than 12 5 million and currently supports the work of a number of organizations working in Tohoku More Info Japan Earthquake Relief Fund JEN s Relief Work in Tohoku JEN ジェン an international humanitarian relief and development organization with experience in Japan is a recipient of a grant from Japan Society s Japan Earthquake Relief Fund Keiko Kiyama Secretary General of JEN speaks about JEN s relief and recovery efforts in Ishinomaki City Miyagi Prefecture since the devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11 2011 More Info Projects by Japan Earthquake Relief Fund recipients On March 12 2011 Japan Society created the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund a disaster relief fund to aid survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake Of the funds that have been generously donated so far we have earmarked 5 6 million to 13 nonprofit organizations in Japan on the front lines of relief recovery and reconstruction in Tohoku More Info Reflections on March 11 Motoatsu Sakurai President of Japan Society shares his thoughts on the 1 year anniversary On March 11 2011 Japan s Tohoku coastal region was devastated by a 9 0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami In March of 2012 Japan Society presents a series of programs and events around the one year anniversary of the disasters commemorating the victims and examining the progress of Japan s recovery and prospects for the future More Info Motoatsu Sakurai on the

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  • Arts Culture & Society: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    explores the history of matcha along with its traditional and modern uses Start Video LECTURE From Brooklyn to Hokkaido Stewart Culin the Formation of the Japanese Art Collection at Brooklyn Museum Wednesday March 26 2014 Dr Susan L Beningson Assistant Curator of Asian Art Brooklyn Museum explores Brooklyn Museum curator Stewart Culin s adventures in Tokyo Kyoto and Hokkaido and how many of the objects in the Japan Society exhibition came into the museum s collection Start Video LECTURE Lolita Fashion Costume or Culture Wednesday February 5 2014 Japan s playful and avant garde take on Victorian era clothing known as Lolita has created a vibrant fashion subculture that started on the streets of Harajuku and overseas Performance artist Gwynn Galitzer and former Kawaii Ambassador Misako Aoki offer a playful and insightful look into the origins and future of Lolita fashion and its surrounding subculture Start Video LECTURE Gluten Free Sweets with a Japanese Twist Wednesday December 11 2013 Laune Kohnke gluten free cookbook author discusses the benefits of gluten free desserts Nicole Bermensolo founder of Kyotofu will demonstrate how you can use traditional Japanese ingredients such as green tea and miso in your own gluten free sweets The event will be followed by a tasting reception provided by Kyotofu Start Video LECTURE The Delights of Craft Beer Japanese Cuisine Thursday September 12 2013 Brooklyn Brewery Brewmaster Garrett Oliver author of The Brewmaster s Table and editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Beer speaks on the appeal of Japanese craft beers and brewing methods which produce beers that pair well with Japanese cuisine Followed by a tasting of Japanese craft beers and beers influenced by Japanese cuisine Start Video Ginjo shu Its Significance History LECTURE Annual Sake Tasting Ginjo shu Its Significance History Thursday May 16 2013 At

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  • Business & Policy: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    POLICY Innovation meets Life Sciences The Future of Regenerative Medicine and its Investment Environment in Japan Thursday November 5 6 PM Japan s efforts in revitalizing the fields of regenerative medicine and life sciences have seen significant progress beginning with Dr Shinya Yamanaka s groundbreaking research on iPS cells which won him the Nobel Prize their clinical applications and the nation s recent revision of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law In this lecture Dr Maiko Katadae discusses Japan s environment for investment in venture capital and life sciences and touches upon both the importance of regenerative medicine and its implications moving forward Start Video BUSINESS POLICY The Physics of Success Nobel Prize Laureate Dr Shuji Nakamura on Fostering Innovation Wednesday October 14 6 PM Dr Shuji Nakamura Professor of Materials at the University of California Santa Barbara earned the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of the blue light emitting diode LED a result of his tireless devotion to his research in the field of semiconductor technology In this lecture he discusses his achievements his thoughts on innovation in Japan and the U S and the effect that Japan s corporate culture has on its scientists Start Video BUSINESS POLICY One World Leadership and Culture when Building a Global Company Monday September 28 6 PM Since Yoshiaki Fujimori joined LIXIL Group Corporation in 2011 as CEO the company has undertaken acquisitions of several leading home product manufacturers such as American Standard and Grohe with the intent of becoming the global leader in the building materials and housing equipment industry Mr Fujimori joined by renowned human resources expert Stephen Patscot of Spencer Stuart discuss their perspectives on the software aspects of globalization and their respective philosophies on what it takes to be an effective leader in a post merger setting highlighting the challenges they have faced and some of their successes Start Video BUSINESS POLICY Moving Forward Japan s Economy under Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing Wednesday August 26 6 30 PM Two years have passed since the introduction of quantitative and qualitative monetary easing QQE by the Bank of Japan Contrary to popular belief the underlying improvement of the economy is very encouraging as evidenced by the recovery in business investment on the back of record profits as well as by the positive feedback between wage increases and moderate inflation Governor Kuroda will explain why the Bank is convinced that achieving the 2 percent inflation goal is in sight Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM East Asia Opportunities and Challenges for U S Alliances Tuesday May 19 6 PM The U S alliance system has been the key to peace and prosperity in Asia since the end of World War II How can the U S coordinate with its allies to shape the broader regional security architecture while maintaining cooperative relations with China Join us as our experts discuss the power transition in East Asia as it relates to the opportunities and challenges in alliance management Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Changes

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  • Miyashita Sensei - Language Classes: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    to 100 More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 3 Days of the Week and Days of the Month In this lesson you will learn both the days of the week and the days of the month in Japanese More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 4 Going to a Destination In this lesson you will learn how to express going to a destination More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 5 4 Verbs Nomimasu Tabemasu Mimasu Kikimasu In this lesson you will learn 4 new verbs nomimasu tabemasu mimasu and kikimasu and how to correctly use them in sentences More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 6 To do verb In this lesson you will learn a very useful Japanese verb shimasu to do Proper sentence structure will also be covered adding places people and time to the sentence More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 7 To give To Receive In this lesson you will learn 2 very useful Japanese verbs agemasu to give and moraimasu to receive Proper sentence structure will also be covered adding places people and time to the sentence More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 8 Family Members In this lesson you will learn how to say the members of your family and another person s family In Japanese there is a distinction between the two More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 9 Telling Time In this lesson you will learn how to tell time in Japanese Be sure to practice your Japanese numbers as well More Info Miyashita Sensei Language Class 10 Particles In this lesson you will learn an introduction to Japanese particles specifically wa は ni に to と and de で More Info 1 2 3 Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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  • US-Japan Innovators Network: Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    Ban composer and environmental advocate Ryuichi Sakamoto and contemporary artist Mariko Mori discuss the relationship between creativity and environmental consciousness Start Video LECTURE The Blue Sweater Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World Tuesday May 12 2009 Tuesday May 12 2009 Join us in celebrating the launch of Jacqueline Novogratz s new book The Blue Sweater which follows her transformation from a young idealistic woman working in Africa to one of today s most inspiring social entrepreneurs Start Video LECTURE Rules of Thumb A Global Guide to Thriving Not Just Surviving in Turbulent Times Wednesday April 22 2009 In his new book Alan Webber stimulates inspires challenges and helps us understand what makes for a life well lived and work well done Start Video Design Community Social Impact CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM Social Design Design Community Social Impact Sunday February 8 2009 In collaboration with Japan Society and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization JIDPO will host a public symposium on design and society Start Video LECTURE Dan Pink s Adventures in Manga Monday October 6 2008 Japan Society Media Fellow and bestselling author Daniel Pink draws on his research in Japan as well as on his own efforts as a manga creator to take us inside the world of Japan s dojinshi amateur manga artists who remix and repurpose popular manga titles into new creations Start Video CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM Learning from Disaster Miyakejima New Orleans Wednesday September 10 2008 Saturday April 18 2009 This public forum brings eight Japanese on the frontline of the response to the Miyakejima volcano eruption in 2000 and eight Americans on the frontline of the response to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005 together to share their experiences learn from each other and contribute

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  • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 29 - Audience Questions
    Let s meet at the station around 5 around noon ohiru goro Ohiru goro ni kyuukei shimasu I ll take a break around noon around Wednesday suiyoubi goro Suiyoubi goro ni shiagerareru to omoimasu I believe I can get this done around Wednesday around 1980 senkyuuhyakuhachijuu nen goro Kono biru wa senkyuuhyakuhachijuu nen goro ni tateraremashita This building was constructed around 1980 On the other hand kurai can be used for all kinds of information including a point in time as well as length of time weight distance height number of people temperature speed etc Note You can say either kurai or gurai Both are common Examples around 5 o clock goji gurai or goji goro about 13 hours juusan jikan gurai Toukyou kara NY made juusan jikan gurai kakarimasu It takes around 13 hours to fly from Tokyo to NY approximately 30 degrees sanjuu do gurai Kyou no kion wa sanjuu do gurai desu Today s temperature is about 30 degrees around 100 people hyaku nin gurai Pa Ti niwa hyaku nin gurai kimashita Around 100 people came to the party about 3 kilometers or 3 kilograms san kiro kurai Natsu made ni san kiro kurai yasetaindesu I want to lose about 3 kilograms by the summer about 300 kilometers per hour jisoku sanbyaku kiro gurai Shinkansen wa jisoku sanbyaku kiro gurai no hayasa de hashirimasu Shinkansen runs at the speed of 300 kilometers per hour Summary goro is only for a point in time and gurai is for pretty much everything Visit http www japansociety org page calendar Like https www facebook com japansociety Follow https twitter com japansociety Watch http www youtube com user JapanSocietyNYC Join http www japansociety org page support Teach http aboutjapan japansociety org You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts

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  • Becoming a Leader in Resort Management: Hoshino Resorts’ Innovation for Hospitality
    operator of Japanese ryokans luxury and ski resorts operating 35 resorts across Japan and Asia while successfully creating a brand known for legendary Japanese hospitality eco friendly operations and traditional Japanese ambiance Since becoming the CEO of Hoshino Resorts Yoshiharu Hoshino has rejuvenated the business by strengthening customer service and standing behind his philosophy of maintaining a fine blend between Japanese tradition and modernity After their success with Hoshino Resort Kia Ora Rangiroa in Tahiti Hoshino Resorts plans to expand into Bali Indonesia in 2016 In this program Mr Hoshino discusses Hoshino Resorts plans for expanding across the globe as well as business development strategies in the context of the global economy Speaker Yoshiharu Hoshino Chief Executive Officer Hoshino Resorts Inc Presider Toshiyuki Yokota President JETRO New York You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a

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