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  • Nihon NY - Episode 38 - Edo Pop
    as Katsushika Hokusai and Utagawa Hiroshige with contemporary works inspired by these artists and their works Delve into alluring worlds created by the power of Edo period and contemporary popular culture in which change is the only constant Organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts with the contemporary art selections curated for the New York presentation by Miwako Tezuka PhD Director Japan Society Gallery Admission 12 students seniors 10 Japan Society members and children under 16 free Admission is free to all on Friday nights 6 9 pm Gallery Hours Tues Thurs 11 am 6 pm Fri 11 am 9 pm Sat Sun 11 am 5 pm closed Mon major holidays Docent led walk in tours are conducted Tues Sun at 12 30 pm Japanese language tours are conducted Friday nights at 6 pm Tours are free with admission and are approximately one hour in duration To arrange group tours call 212 715 1224 Music Susumu Yokota Flying Cat 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-38-edo-pop (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 37 - Oorutaichi
    Coco 2011 and previous album Drifting My Folklore 2007 Oorutaichi s mix of experimental pop music self described as imaginary electronic folklore had the crowd on their feet and dancing all night long Nihon NY had the chance to catch him before his set and ask him a variety of questions from how he would categorize his own music to how working on the upcoming Masaaki Yuasa animated film went and even what he d be doing if he wasn t making music Be on the lookout for more concerts in Japan and around the world from Oorutaichi Also be sure to check out his music in the meantime http www myspace com oorutaichi http open spotify com user forksclovetofu playlist 2zjZzSQ0uSnwllLgvrtmew http www okimirecords com dl index en html Kick Heart http www kickstarter com projects production ig masaaki yuasas kick heart 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-37-oorutaichi (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 36 - Yuu Asakawa
    seiyuu voice actress best known for her work in Azumanga Daioh the Final Fantasy animations Bubblegum crisis the voice of vocaloid Megurine Luka and countless more http www animenewsnetwork com encyclopedia people php id 336 We discuss the ins and outs of being a seiyuu her experience in New York and differences she sees from Japan the Yuu Asakawa style of voice acting as well as her relationship with her fans Please be sure to check out her work in any number of anime titles she lends her voice and talent to You can also see her as a host on the web series Otaku Verse Zero http www kzstation com ovz http www youtube com user OtakuVerseZero and follow her on twitter where she s very active https twitter com Julia320 Yuu Asakawa attended NYCC courtesy of The Japan Foundation 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-36-yuu-asakawa (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 35 - Yoshitaka Amano
    artist character designer and illustrator Yoshitaka Amano best known for his work on the Final Fantasy series Vampire Hunter D and Gatchaman We had a chance to discuss how Amano got his start in the industry how he is perceived as being a very Western style artist in Japan but a very Japanese artist in the West and how his style has or has not changed over the years and what new mediums he s currently working with Amano currently has a new boxed set titled The Sky The Art of Final Fantasy released by Dark Horse The book coincides with Amano s 60th birthday and the 25th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series So be sure to check out his amazing work if you haven t already 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-35-yoshitaka-amano (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 34 - Danny Choo
    aficionado Danny Choo For those unfamiliar with Danny and his work you should definitely go and check out his website where you can find everything from dolls and figures anime tech review travel posts otaku culture food photos and more http www dannychoo com We took the opportunity to discuss with Danny how he began blogging what has the experience been like as a foreigner promoting Japanese culture the value of learning Japanese language otaku culture now and in the future and what lies ahead in the Danny Choo universe So please enjoy Footage in the video from Culture Japan http www dannychoo com special en culturejapan Other links Good Smile Company http www goodsmile info Bushiroad http bushiroad fm Moekana http www dannychoo com post en 26495 About Moekana html End Credit music Cloudy by Subway Sonicbeat http tinyurl com bhx7cty 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-34-danny-choo (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 33 - Silver Wind
    throughout the United States including five loans from The Metropolitan Museum of Art For Six Weeks Only A Once in a Lifetime Reunion of Two Celebrated Painted Screens Foremost among the paintings are Hoitsu s Waves a magnificent pair of twelve foot wide six panel screens sheathed in silver leaf and boldly brushed in black ink They will be exhibited alongside Rough Waves by Ogata Korin 1658 1716 an earlier artist who inspired Hoitsu to revive the Rimpa school of Korin style and to paint the Waves screens So precious and fragile that they can be on view for only six weeks on November 4 Hoitsu s Waves will return to Japan and be replaced by his Maples and Cherry Trees another stunning pair of screens opulently lined with gold leaf and painted in precious mineral pigments Silver Wind offers an unmissable opportunity to experience in its totality the art of a great painter who has long been prized in this country for his direct visual appeal loving depiction of favorite Japanese subjects and sensitivity to subtle changes in weather and the seasons Video Music Masayo Ishigure and Miyabi koto shamisen ensemble Admission 15 students seniors 12 Japan Society members and children under 16 free Admission is free to all on Friday nights 6 9 pm Please note that the Gallery will not be open to the public the evening of Fri Oct 26 Gallery Hours Tues Thurs 11 am 6 pm Fri 11 am 9 pm Sat Sun 11 am 5 pm closed Mon major holidays Docent led walk in tours are conducted Tues Sun at 12 30 pm Japanese language tours are conducted Friday nights at 6 pm Tours are free with admission and are approximately one hour in duration To arrange group tours call 212 715 1224

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-33-silver-wind (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 31 - Voltaire
    toys Although we are aware of Voltaire s many talents as a show devoted to Japanese culture in the city we decided to focus on his comic books and animation work Voltaire started his career as a stop motion animator and director in the eighties That was when he first visited Japan and came up with the idea for his comic book series Chi chan which also became an animation series A strong influence from Japan could continually be seen from his works from the recurring tentacle motif in his Deady comic book series as well as in his latest black and white stop motion film Odokuro On this episode of Nihon NY we talk with Voltaire about his work and his close ties to Japan as well as snippets of his latest stop motion animation Odokuro Thanks for watching Stay tuned for new episodes Please subscribe if you enjoy 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-31-voltaire (2016-02-14)
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  • Nihon NY - Episode 30 - JERO
    JERO made his New York debut at Japan Society earlier this month With his smooth voice and hip hop stylings JERO has breathed new life into this sentimental Japanese music genre often associated with themes of one s hometown lost loves and sake Often referred to as the Japanese blues or Japanese country music enka s melodies and required vocal techniques make it a quintessentially Japanese musical style Since releasing his debut single Umiyuki Ocean Snow in 2008 JERO has received the Japan Record Awards Best New Artist award and has appeared on Japan s most prestigious New Year s music spectacular Kohaku Uta Gassen In this intimate evening JERO will talk with the incomparable Japan expert and Japan Society s former Executive Vice President John Wheeler about his relationship with the Japanese world of enka and serenade audiences with his own original songs as well as enka classics including those of Misora Hibari and Itsuki Hiroshi among others On this episode of Nihon NY we feature snippets of his performance at our venue as well as an interview about his origins and his career as an enka singer The song names in order of appearance 1 Umiyuki 2 Harebutai 3 Yuki Guni 4 Tsugaru Heiya 5 Suki Yaki Thanks for watching Stay tuned for new episodes Please subscribe if you enjoy 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 Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/nihon-ny-episode-30-jero (2016-02-14)
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