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In 1947, when parishioners from a DC church sent 1,000 pounds of school supplies to Hiroshima, the long-term effects of atomic radiation were little understood. But many Americans had a strong sense of the destruction suffered by the Japanese city, thanks to John Hersey’s book “Hiroshima.” This telling account, first published in the New Yorker …

MONTEREY — The Chinese Association of Monterey Bay says it will champion inclusion, collaboration and awareness next month as the organization commemorates its fourth annual Chinese Cultural Festival. For the first time since 2019, this year’s festival will take place on Sunday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Custom House Plaza Monterey. …

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Let’s see what to do this Sunday, September 18! Today, the Japan-America Society of Vermont is hosting Matsuri 2022, a Japanese cultural festival of arts, crafts, music, and food. At Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., there will be a wide variety of activities including …

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It’s safe to say that 2022 has been a solid year for gamers when it comes to exciting events and conventions, from Gamescom to Summer Game Fest and everything in between Summer of Gaming. If you are not aware yet, the “season” event is still not over— The Tokyo Game Show is back, baby! As …

South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for ‘Squid Game’ onstage during the 74th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on September 12, 2022. ( Photo by Patrick T. FALLON/AFP) (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images) Patrick T. Fallon | …

Over fifty years ago, on a honeymoon in New Orleans, the owner of the honeymoon apartment left Billie Landry and her husband a pair of frozen rib eye steaks as a gift from wedding. He imagined the steaks well seared on the grill. She said: “We can’t afford grilled steaks! with the practicality of a …

CINCINNATI — We all know Cincinnati’s restaurant scene deserves all the praise, and now two Cincinnati restaurants are receiving national recognition as some of the best new restaurants of 2022. Mochiko Cafe and Mid-City Restaurant were both listed in Enjoy your meal “50 best new restaurants” of 2022 among the best. The list was created …

In an age when actors have to think twice about whether it’s appropriate to take on a role based on their gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and physical attributes, it can It might come as a surprise that Mickey Rooney’s performance as a Japanese entertainer in 1961’s romantic drama “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” didn’t raise more …

Tracee Meltzer describes herself as “a hairstylist from Auburn, Washington” with an outgoing personality. But in the professional wrestling world, Meltzer is known as Roxy Astor, a redheaded New York socialite with an unlimited credit card and lots of cash. She was one of many personalities in the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, an all-female wrestling …

Although the American remake erased the allegorical elements, the Japanese original is a warning about the perils of the nuclear age. (Entertainment Pictures/Alamy) before watching Godzilla for the first time, in the spring of 2021, I was expecting a hokey, stereotypical monster movie, the genre’s typical blustery entertainment genre, with its cartoonish storylines, B-movie acting, …

A good cover can be the difference between the success and failure of a video game. This was more the case in the past, but with the rise of digital sales, cover art isn’t as much of a factor as it used to be. Before online stores led to a more convenient life for gamers, …

STURGIS — Vander Farmers is a dairy and Wagyu farm located in Sturgis. Owners Marjolein and Mario vanderHulst have spent years raising dairy cattle and have now brought that knowledge to Wagyu beef farming. What grew out of a desire to provide great meat for their family turned into a mission to provide Wagyu beef …

Necklace available on Shein. Less is not always more Japan’s national tax agency is trying to tackle falling incomes by persuading young people to change their sobriety habits. According to officials, alcohol consumption in Japan has decreased by almost a third between the mid-1990s and 2020. Nearly 30% of Japanese people in their twenties do …

Preferred region How does this work? By Declan Finucane Published on August 19, 2022 at 12:56 p.m. Visitors to North America’s largest Japanese cultural festival, taking place this weekend in Mississauga, will have their pick of delicious Asian dishes as more than 20 vendors will be on hand. To be exact, 21 food vendors will …

In 1991, George Harrison, his longtime friend, Eric Clapton, and Clapton’s band embarked on a 12-show tour of Japan. Although it took a bit of convincing on Clapton’s part to get George to do it. George never liked touring, especially when he was a Beatle and even more so after his disastrous 1974 solo tour …

Disney World celebrated its 50th anniversary in April 2022. Aaronp/bauer-griffon | Images Gc | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading on Monday. Poshmark – Shares of the second-hand fashion retailer jumped 15% after Barclays upgraded them to overweight at equal weight. The company said it sees more than 40% upside …

Provided Author Harrison Christian: Writing is a constraint. Journalist Harrison Christian’s latest book, Should We Fall Apart, tell it story of a distant garrison of Allied soldiers who stood up to the Japanese in New Guinea. This is your second historical non-fiction book in as many years – what drives you to write? It is …

Find a movie with our weekly curated list of classic movies, cult movies, film festivals, and more, playing in theaters, drive-ins, and pop-ups and/or streaming online. Before you go, remember to call or check online for booking conditions and COVID-19 protocols. ‘Amazing Grace’Aretha Franklin makes a joyful noise in this glorious 2018 documentary compiled from …

Ondo 2019 and closing ceremony. (MARIO GERSHOM REYES/Rafu Shimpo) Japan’s Nisei Week festival is proud to finally celebrate its 80th anniversary from August 13-21. As tradition dictates, the nine-day festival will culminate with the Ondo and Closing Ceremony on Sunday, August 21. The public is invited to come and enjoy the live entertainment and participate …

[CELEB] Kim Hyang-gi ready to take her acting career to the next level

Actor Kim Hyang-gi [JIKIM ENTERTAINMENT] Best known for her appearances as a child actor, Kim Hyang-gi is building a new image for herself as she takes on more mature roles in the ongoing series “Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist” and the movie “Hansan: Rising Dragon. “. “Poong, the Joseon Psychiatrist” is tvN’s new historical comedy-drama series …

Here’s a curated collection from the Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s coming to TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — One of the best films of the year is finally streaming. “Belle,” Mamoru Hosoda’s tour de force anime of surprisingly emotional depth, is now on HBO Max, starring in an English …

MUMBAI: Japanese Breakfast, the music project of GRAMMY-nominated artist and New York Times bestselling author Michelle Zauner, shares a Korean-language version of her single “Be Sweet” with guest vocals from So!YoON! by Se So Neon. “We thought it would be fun to release a special Korean version of ‘Be Sweet’ before our next performance in …

Entertainment Squad, the Los Angeles-based distribution and sales company for Shaked Berenson, has acquired worldwide rights to the dramatic thriller root letter from Japan’s Ammo Inc. and California-based AMMO Entertainment and will launch international sales in Toronto. Emmy nominated Sonja O’Hara (mid century, judgment Day) made from the screenplay adapted by David Ebeltoft based on …

Toca Madera Las Vegas, a modern Mexican steakhouse, will open on Tuesday, August 9, nestled in the courtyard between Aria and The Shops at Crystals. A unique and immersive dining experience led by noble33 Co-founders Tosh Berman and Mikey Tanha, Toca Madera’s third location features a 220-seat restaurant with a spacious lounge and speakeasy. Las …

Go out: Movie theater strollout nowYou have the choice of two delightful new road trip films in UK cinemas this week. This one stars Olivia Colman and lovable newcomer Charlie Reid as two mismatched misfits on a scenic trip to County Kerry, Ireland in a stolen cab… Hit the roadout now…and this one follows a …

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Last month, Japan began easing its border restrictions by doubling its cap on daily entries, including Japanese citizens, foreign students and some business travelers. The country then gave the go-ahead to tour participants willing to follow guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19. It will take some time before foreign visitors can …

Yoko Shimada has died at the age of 69. The Japanese actress was best known for her role in the 1980 television series “Shogun,” a performance that earned her a Golden Globe win and an Emmy nomination. According to Japanese media, Yoko died on Monday (July 25, 2022) in a Tokyo hospital after suffering multiple …

Colleen Slevin and Lindsey D. Bahr denver — Bob Rafelson, an influential figure in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s who was nominated for two Oscars for “Five Easy Pieces,” has died. He was 89 years old. Rafelson died Saturday night at his home in Aspen surrounded by his family, his wife, Gabrielle Taurek …

Kep1er’s second EP “Doublast” (2022) [WAKEONE ENTERTAINMENT, SWING ENTERTAINMENT] Girl group Kep1er’s debut track “Wa Da Da” (2022) has been streamed more than 100 million times on Spotify, agencies Wakeone Entertainment and Swing Entertainment announced on Friday. This follows a series of other achievements, as “Wa Da Da” also entered global music charts within two …

‘Ghost Fighter’ cast members Kanata Hongo and Shuhei Uesugi (Image: Twitter/@NetflixAnime) The live-action series adaptation of “Yu Yu Hakusho,” known as “Ghost Fighter” in the Philippines, has revealed two more cast members after first announcements earlier this week. The Netflix streaming service gave fans a preview of Japanese actors Kanata Hongo and Shuhei Uesugi, who …

Sony is slashing the price of Crunchyroll, its premium anime subscription service, in 95 countries and territories, including India, the UK and Brazil. Notably, Crunchyroll’s pricing does not change in the US, where the service is priced from $7.99/month and the popular Mega Fan tier costs $9.99/month. The cost of the subscription service also does …

This file photo taken from a Mainichi Shimbun helicopter shows Tokyo Skytree, left, with Mount Fuji in the background. (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Tokyo has fallen from the third most expensive city a year earlier to the ninth most expensive city for people working overseas in 2022, in …

There’s a lot to enjoy when it comes to Eugene-Springfield’s restaurant scene. There is a little something for everyone. The Register-Guard asked readers to share their insider knowledge on the best places to eat that are unique to the region. The majority of restaurants on this list of recommendations are locally owned. Here’s a diverse …

There will also be an amateur sumo tournament. A small Vancouver version of Japan’s Matsuri festival takes place in the city’s Japanese quarter Influenced by the Japanese grand event and typical Japanese summer festivals, the Powell Street Festival is held in the paueru gai neighborhood, Vancouver’s historic Canadian neighborhood. This year, the two-day festival takes …

Karaoke, entertainment clubs, bars, nightclubs and outdoor cafes are closed today (July 10) to mourn the slain former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, by order of the Ministry of Tourism. The notice was issued on the recommendation of Prime Minister Hun Sen. The notice states that “former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated on …

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died following a shooting on Friday (08.07.22). The 67-year-old politician was giving a campaign speech in the city of Nara when he was shot dead and airlifted to hospital where he was said to be in critical condition after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds, but it has been reported later …

Japanese drink with a local twist — SUI Soda with calamansi and pandan. There’s a new bottle of gin in town and it’s suitable for every meal. SUI Gin is made in Japan with a combination of typical Japanese plants: yuzu, green tea and ginger. Combined with traditional gin botanicals – juniper berries, coriander seeds, …

Farms and open ranges have long offered many opportunities for cinematic storytelling. There’s something fascinating about movies set in the wild and open terrains of nature, which not only can give meaning and context to a film, but also position its narrative within a specific moment in history. To illustrate the great storytelling that takes …

netflix Whether or not the Squid Game or K-pop are your cup of chai, anything that gets our young people interested in Asia should be nurtured – we all benefit in the long run, says Simon Draper. Simon Draper is the Executive Director of the Asia NZ Te Whītau Tūhono Foundation. OPINION: Maybe it’s because …

The Golden Bridge offers check-in for tourists visiting Sun World Ba Na Hills in Da Nang. The city was designed as a livable urban city. (Photo courtesy of Sun Group) Da Nang (VNS/VNA) – With stable growth in economy, infrastructure, urban management, tourism and investment attraction, the central city of Da Nang is struggling to …

SG5 — a new Japanese girl group created in collaboration with the Sailor Moon franchise – is set to enter the US market with its upcoming Los Angeles debut. Comprised of five members, the musical act is a modern, IRL take on music from the iconic animated series. Short for “Sailor Guardians 5”, SG5 is …

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Although it’s not immediately obvious, you can find a wide range of excellent sci-fi movies on First video streaming shelves. Slide in absolute classics, from The Terminator to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, plus the hidden gems that more people need to watch. One of them is Coherencewidely regarded as the best hidden sci-fi gem. …

A model wears a creation as part of the Paul Smith Spring Summer 2023 men’s collection presented in Paris, France, Friday, June 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Michael Euler PA PARIS The world-renowned flowers, art and workshops of Dior collided on Friday for a burst of fragrant creativity. The house’s Paris Fashion Week show was …

Placeholder while loading article actions LOS ANGELES — LeBron James and Naomi Osaka are becoming teammates in the entertainment world. Tennis star Osaka and his agent and business partner, Stuart Duguid, are forming a media company called Hana Kuma in partnership with The SpringHill Company, which was started by NBA star James and Maverick Carter. …

MUMBAI: Filming for the feature film adaptation of Japanese bestseller ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, directed by Sujoy Ghosh, has been completed. The Netflix film is a still titled murder mystery and stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma. Kareena took to her Instagram page to announce the ending on Saturday night. “DSX! …

The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is back with its flagship live storytelling event dubbed “Hella Asian” – appropriately themed “The Comeback.” After a two-year pandemic pause, which saw local Asian Americans attacked in waves of violence and racism, the nonprofit is hosting a live-action storytelling evening that celebrates …

More riches are coming to exhibitors, especially during the dry period of late summer, as Crunchyroll and Toei Animation release the next dragonball film, Dragon Ball Super: superheroes, August 19 in the United States and Canada in 2,300 theaters and select Imax theaters. The only other new large-scale release in theaters at this time is …

We got a glimpse of space this week, and wow. The interior aesthetic is one of the most striking settings in the city – with expansive eight-meter-high ceilings, walls of bamboo and Venetian plaster, an expansive marble bar, and an imposing five-meter bonsai tree.⠀⠀It’s all headed up by head chef Josh Gabrielides who hails from …

WASHINGTON – William A. Davis2021 Howard Law graduate was announced as part of the inaugural class of the Cinema Association (AMP) and the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) Fellowship Program in Entertainment Law and Policy. This unique and prestigious one-year scholarship is aimed at recent college, university and law school graduates. historically black colleges …

KLANG: Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has suggested that Minister of the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Idris Ahmad attend the Bon Odori celebration next month. The ruler of Selangor said it was for Idris to understand the difference between religion and culture. A statement issued by the royal office in Selangor on Thursday June …

Japanese adventurer Kenichi Horie, 83, has just become the world’s oldest person to complete a solo, non-stop trip across the Pacific Ocean – and he says he’s still “in the middle of my youth” and that he has not finished yet. Horie returned home as he sailed through the Kii Strait off the west coast …

Jon Kaji (left) with former USC athletic director and Heisman Trophy winner Mike Garrett and Torrance City Councilman George Chen at North Torrance High School. TORRANCE — Prominent local businessman and philanthropist Jon Kaji is running for the Torrance City Council seat for District 1 (North Torrance). Kaji said, “I decided to run to make …

Known as the “Oscar of the audio industry”, the Japanese VGP Awards are the largest and most recognized audiovisual awards in the world. Asia. It is organized on an annual basis by Ongen Publishing Co., Ltd., one of the largest publishing companies in Japan with expertise in audio-visual devices and advanced technologies. Launched in 1987, …

While decluttering her Vancouver home, Cindy Brodowski wondered whether to let go of the sturdy 45-year-old Daiichi pachinko machine she inherited from her late father, Canadian footballer Baz Nagle, and which had been left untouched. in the garage for two decades. But after listing the $250 vertical stand-up pinball machine on Facebook Marketplace for months, …

As the first Japanese soccer player to sign with a Ukrainian team, Yasuhiro Kato hopes to give something back to the country he considers his second home as it reels from its invasion by Russia. Now retired, Kato played for FC Hoverla-Zakarpattya Uzhhorod in the 2012-13 season and also spent time with a club in …

This Memorial Day weekend, alternative rock, indie pop and deadpan comedy will join forces at the Solid Sound Festival in North Adams, Massachusetts. The three-day mega event, which will take place at the Mass MoCA, will feature headliners Wilco, Japanese Breakfast, Sylvan Esso, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and Sun Ra Arkestra in the music front row. …

Japanese Breakfast, Jason Isbell and Brittany Howard are among the artists performing at the 2022 A2IM Libera Awards, which will be held on June 16 in a hybrid streaming/in-person format. The virtual ceremony will air at 6:30 p.m. ET exclusively on A2IM’s YouTube channel. The online broadcast will feature performances by Japanese Breakfast, which is …

JEDDAH: A fun program awaits children at the Jeddah Pier amusement park, one of the entertainment attractions of this year’s Jeddah Season activity festival. The large, specially created Little Village Playground offers games and events for youngsters until June 28 in three activity zones featuring children’s characters Peppa Pig, Blippi and LOL Surprise! The Blippi-branded …

Make room in your Marvel Legends Collection for a new wave of action figures from Hasbro as pre-orders open for select retro collectibles as well as other popular characters like Sharon Carter (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) and Japanese Spider-Man! (Please note that this article contains affiliate links. Your purchase will support LaughingPlace by …

The coronavirus pandemic has yielded a lot of surprising information for the global film and television industry. One of the most curious new facts to emerge is that Japanese anime might just be the most COVID-resistant form of popular entertainment in the world. At the height of the pandemic lockdowns in 2020, when total US …

OSAKA – Giant mushroom-shaped structures loom in the city lights outside JR Osaka Station at sunset. At first glance, it might be hard to tell what these are: air intake towers for the sprawling Whity Umeda underground shopping mall, visited by around 400,000 people every day. The air …

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Nature Airliner’s blend of heartfelt vocals and spartan guitar melodies are on full display with their debut album, Cardinal. Comprised of former Edmontonian Laurier Tiernan and his …

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Film and Entertainment Funding Consumption of media and entertainment has altered considerably in the last decade. Traditional kinds of entertainment now face new challenges and possibilities. Thus, television and home streaming have become significant rivals in the cinema business. Audiences no longer rush to the theaters but instead consume entertainment from the comfort of their …

A new, upcoming bar and restaurant in the South Side of Milwaukee will offer Japanese beer, cocktails and dining with a modern twist. Red Maple, at 100 W Maple St., was once occupied by Ollie’s Bar. The space will be given new life by owners Robin Koutecky, who also owns Clementine Bar, and service industry …

A military truck transports a platform with a Ukrainian self-propelled artillery mount in Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, May 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka) Yevgeny Maloletka PA TOKYO — Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said Japan will phase out imports of Russian oil as part of the Group of Seven effort against the Russian invasion of …

Arcade Fire fans, it’s time to “Wake Up”. The Grammy-winning indie band are embarking on a mega world tour in support of their recently released and enthusiastically received new album “WE”. During the tour, Win Butler, Régine Chassagne and Co. will make stops at the Waterfront Music Pavilion in Camden (November 1) and the Barclays …

Listen to this story.Enjoy more audio and podcasts on iOS or Android. Your browser does not support the item . Save time by listening to our audio articles while you multitask OKAY MINAMATA WAS a sleepy little town on the western island of Kyushu in Japan. But in the early 1950s, strange things started happening …

Velina Hasu Houston’s play “Tea” begins with the death of a character. After Himiko Hamilton, a Japanese living in ft. Riley, Kan., takes his own life, four of his friends, who belong to the same Buddhist Church, gather to clean his house. Over cups of tea, they reminisce about the past and mourn Himiko’s death. …

“Children’s Day – Kodomo No Hi.” PC: Japanese Cultural Society of Maui The Japanese Cultural Society of Maui presents “Children’s Day – Kodomo No Hi” on Saturday, May 7 at the Queen Kaʻahumanu Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Kodomo No Hi is a Japanese tradition that focuses on children; and evening activities feature a …

DOVER, Del. Denny Hamlin says someone sent him a rude anti-Asian meme that made fun of Kyle Larson’s conduct and everything went smoothly – from his cellphone to Twitter. “I thought it was hilarious,” Hamlin said. “Besides, it’s insensitive. I get it.” He didn’t laugh for long. NASCAR and the dozens of fans and casual …

Magical things are happening in Luck, Texas. “How the hell am I supposed to do anything after that?” gushed Tami Neilson, a New Zealand singer-songwriter who had just performed a song on stage with Willie Nelson at Luck’s annual reunion last month at Nelson’s ranch in Spicewood. Within weeks, that song, “Beyond the Stars,” was …

Placeholder while loading article actions Good content is hard to find. Look at Microsoft Corp. It’s paying $69 billion to acquire Activision Blizzard Inc. — and by extension, the rights to that company’s flagship video game franchises, including Call of Duty. It’s always less risky than the alternative: creating games from scratch. Budgets can swell …

The Japanese game show Takeshi’s Castle received immense love from Indian audiences when it aired on television in the early 2000s. Back then, the show was dubbed in Hindi by Jaaved Jaaferi. For kids of the 90s, Jaaved Jaaferi’s show became a weekend staple. Now, according to reports, everything is ready to return in a …

Sofia Richie is engaged. The 23-year-old model is set to marry music manager Elliot Grainge, 27, after a year of dating. Sharing a photo of the music director’s proposal – in which Elliot knelt in the middle of a bed of flower petals surrounded by candles – and another of his stunning engagement ring, Sofia …

Performers Byron Guo, Sam Wessels, May Ramos, Jan Gilbert, and Yasmine Aishah Khan all deal very well with their grief in Killing My Lobster’s “Good Grief.” Photo: Kayleigh McCollum/Kill My Lobster The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment events in the Bay Area. Comedy and tragedy are a double-edged sword in Killing My Lobster’s …

the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The juggernaut may be showing signs that it’s finally close to breathing space, but its milestones to date continue to be hugely impressive. In Japan alone, the smash-hit anime shot to No. 18 in the all-time Japanese box office chart, officially surpassing one of Disney’s most terrific films in recent years: …

It was a night for noodles as my husband and I enjoyed the Asian fusion cuisine and funky-cool environment at Funny Noodle restaurant in Akron last week. The downtown restaurant, which opened Dec. 1, has a walk-in counter for ordering and a dining room that seats 42 people. The place, owned by The Lockview owner …

The Associated Press Here’s a curated collection from the Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s coming to TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES • Surprisingly, “Drive My Car” wasn’t Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s only film last year. His acclaimed adaptation of Haruki Murakami certainly garnered the most attention, culminating with the International Feature Film …

2021 Acura Grand Prix winner Colton Huerta is hoping for another victory against a field that includes Indy winner Takuma Sato. (Photos by TIM YUJI YAMAMOTO) By TIM YUJI YAMAMOTO, Special for The Rafu The 47and The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach will have a big noticeable difference for this year. Masks and proof …

Toronto was left without a Japanese maid style cafe after Uncle Tetsu’s Japanese Angel Cafe recently closed. Following the success of its Sailor Moon-themed cafe, Oishiii Sweets announced that it would be transforming into a Pokémon-themed housekeeping cafe, with its staff dressed as some of the characters from the popular anime. Maid cafes are a …

By YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A #MeToo crisis is raging in the Japanese film industry. A petition signed by big names, including Cannes Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda, Cannes Jury Prize winner Koji Fukada, and ‘Under the Sky’ director Miwa Nishikawa, expresses outrage over to sexual abuse. “These acts are unforgivable,” the …

It’s a pretty good logo, to be honest. Picture: Shueisha Games Shueisha publishes Weekly Shonen Jump, the most famous weekly manga magazine in Japan. And now the company is getting into gaming in a much bigger way. Famitsu reports that the iconic publisher has established Shueisha Games on February 16, 2022, to develop and release …

Freezing temperatures couldn’t stop more than 100 visitors from heading to Blank Park Zoo to light up their nights. For the second year, Des Moines’ Blank Park Zoo, 7401 SW Ninth St., is hosting its Wild Lights Festival, a multicolored display of various creatures created in the style of traditional Chinese lanterns. “Lantern festivals stem …

We can only hope that the 64th Grammy Awards will be as surprising and entertaining as the Oscars. After being rescheduled since the start of the year, music’s biggest night will finally kick off on Sunday – and not too soon. After a modified ceremony in 2021, you’ll be pleased to hear that the 2022 …

Discover America: The late Satoshi Ito, a Japanese internment camp survivor and former William & Mary sociology professor, was one of three people interviewed for “My Asian-American Dream,” a documentary produced by Truman Ruberti ’20 in collaboration with former W&M writing teacher Emily Pease. Photo courtesy of Truman Ruberti by Liz Sykes, University Marketing | …

By JAKE COYLE, AP Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in two years, the Oscars are rolling out the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles for what the film academy hopes will be a return to Oscars normalcy. Except for everything that has changed. The telecast of the 94th …

Customers eat ramen noodles at a ‘Shirohachi’ ramen noodle shop run by sixty-year-old Yashiro Haga amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan November 20, 2020. REUTERS/ Issei Kato Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tokyo core CPI rises faster than expected Energy costs up 26.1%, highest in 41 years Core …

In the grand scheme of anime conventions, Zenkaikon is quite small. But that’s part of what makes it so fun. Christopher Lloyd, a 23-year-old man living in the city of Lancaster, says he is delighted to be returning to Zenkaikon for the third time. “I love the atmosphere and the energy there,” says Lloyd. “It’s …

Liway on Youtube The film by KIP Oebanda Liway is now streaming on the filmmaker’s YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVzF8xqctco). Based on the director’s childhood, the film follows a young boy named Dakip who grew up in a prison camp with his mother, anti-Marcos dissident Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, also known as Commander Liway. It stars Glaiza de Castro …

It’s confirmed: local actors Desmond Tan and Rebecca Lim will join a star-studded Asian cast in the new Hong Kong zombie flick, Chungking Mansions. They were first reported in talks for the roles in September last year. Tan, 35, is particularly excited to join the cast as he’s been a big fan of zombies since …

Hideo Kojima received a Fine Arts Award from the Japanese Government’s Cultural Affairs Agency today. Since 1950, the agency has awarded prestigious prizes each year to a selection of individuals who have “made outstanding achievements in various fields of the arts, or whose achievements have opened up new frontiers in their respective fields”. Kojima received …

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 14, 2022– The Japanese government official joined the 2022 Travel & Adventure Show at the LA Convention Center on March 12-13. They highlighted their legacy under seven themes: Achieving a harmonious and inclusive society; Reconstruction/Revitalization of Regions through Host Cities; tourist destination countries japanese culture; Security and Transportation; Health and Sports; Durability; …

Sharjah: The three-day SHASHAH festival featuring Japanese anime (animation) kicked off Friday in Aljada, Sharjah, with workshops, film screenings, panel discussions, musical performances, contests, cosplays and more again. The event is organized by FUNN, a Sharjah-based organization that promotes media arts learning among children and young people. Until Sunday, 4-10 p.m., the opening of SHASHAH …

I’m sure I’ve never seen anything quite like “The Cherry Bushido”. It’s terrible – not even in a way that I tend to want from my demon-strewn, karate, karate-strewn international war polemics. But this movie means every talk about the power of religious faith and the restoration of Japanese might (and boy, are there many). …

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 8, 2022– Teijin Limited today announced that its highly nutritious super barley BARLEYmaxTM has been adopted for use in a new healthy MOS Rice Burger to be sold by the MOS Burger chain in Taiwan starting March 11. This is BARLEYmaxMTit’s first entry into the Asian restaurant industry outside of Japan. This press …

This year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival will be in full bloom, hosting a variety of all-in-person events for the first time since the pandemic began. The festival, which had been virtual for the past two years, will be held in person this year. When is peak bloom for cherry blossoms? The National Park Service estimated …

An urgent public health alert has been issued after the first confirmed human case of a rare mosquito-borne virus was detected in Queensland. Queensland Health issued the alert overnight, warning that a case of Japanese encephalitis virus had been detected. “The confirmed case recently traveled to regional southern Queensland and is currently being treated at …

Russian-Ukrainian War: ExxonMobil said it would begin a phased withdrawal from the Russian oil field. New York: Apple, ExxonMobil and Boeing announced step-by-step withdrawal or freezing of business in Russia on Tuesday as more U.S. giants take action after the invasion of Ukraine. These measures – across various sectors and following earlier announcements by Disney, …

The 20th century vixen controlling the X-Men film franchise has resulted in all sorts of unexpected highs and disappointing lows. Now that Marvel Studios has regained control of the property, it would be easy to dismiss Fox’s X-Men films as lackluster on every level. But several of the X-Men movies Fox made in the 2000s …

Guy Aoki will discuss the Asian American Media Action Network on Wednesday, March 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the Choi Auditorium, Johnson Hall 200, Occidental College, 1600 Campus Rd., Los Angeles. This event is in-person and will require the use of a surgical or N-95 mask and will follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines established by …

To look for, Transformers, a new toy-inspired film franchise is on the way. A new report has revealed that Jerry Bruckheimer is working with Paramount to develop a live-action Beyblade movie inspired by the Japanese spinning top line of the same name. Here’s what we know so far. Jerry Bruckheimer | Michael Kovac/Getty Images for …

RIYADH: Putting the gold-corded agal (headband) on his head like his grandfather did before him, and placing the brown bisht (cloak) over his shoulders, Turki Abothnain felt proud of be on Riyadh City Boulevard to celebrate the country’s first founding day on Tuesday. “I feel so moved to wear our traditional clothes because we needed …

Jeong Park/Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — Akemi Leung knew his grandfather had been incarcerated at Heart Mountain in Wyoming during World War II. But he never talked about it much. It wasn’t until reading and watching a video of his testimony at a congressional committee hearing that she learned more about what he …

Akemi Leung knew his grandfather had been incarcerated at Heart Mountain in Wyoming during World War II. But he never talked about it much. It wasn’t until reading and watching a video of his testimony at a congressional committee hearing that she learned more about what he went through as one of more than 120 …

Yoko Ono turns 89 on Friday, and some fans are getting a birthday present: “Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono,” a 14-track album of covers from artists including David Byrne, Yo La Tengo, Sharon Van Etten, Japanese Breakfast and The Flaming Lips Through MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer February 17, 2022, 4:11 PM • 4 …

Alas, we reached our final “Demon Slayer” on Sunday (well, at least we have “Attack on Titan” to fill some of that gaping hole). But rejoice, “Kimetsu no Yaiba” fanatics! The story arc for season three has already been confirmed. WATCH ‘DEMON SLAYER’: Funimation; Crunchyroll Anime News Network reports that the next storyline that Tanjiro …

People from South Korea and Japan love to travel to each other’s countries, which are about a two-hour flight from each other. But during the pandemic, non-essential travel has been suspended. Instead of real travel, immersive experiences have sprung up for travel-hungry residents yearning to explore again. In Dongducheon, a town just north of Seoul, …

Find a movie with our weekly list of classic movies, cult movies, film festivals, and more, playing in theaters and pop-ups and/or streaming online. Before you go, remember to call or check online for booking conditions and other COVID-19 protocols. “Akira”Frida Cinema’s series of drive-in screenings continues with Katsuhiro Otomo’s dazzling 1988 animated fable set …

In 2021, Japanese Breakfast (and their top-selling singer Michelle Zauner) landed “Jimmy Fallon Big,” performing on the talk show and earning multiple Grammy nominations. Here’s What Zauner Said About “Jimmy Fallon Big” and What This Song Means Sweet sounds from another planet. Japanese Breakfast features singer Michelle Zauner Japanese Breakfast with singer Michelle Zauner performs …

An asteroid collision with an orbiting space station leaves a handful of children stranded in space in Mitsuo Iso’s new animated work, The Orbital Children. While it is planned for a theatrical release in Japan in two feature films, Netflix has staged a simultaneous streaming release, dividing the saga into six half-hour episodes, all of …

Sony said it plans to offer 10 new online multiplayer titles by 2026, surprising analysts with a potentially transformational gamble as the Japanese entertainment group intensifies its rivalry with Microsoft. The expansion of so-called ‘live service’ games comes as efforts to maintain a historic lead over its US rival in the latest round of console …

The San Antonio Parks Foundation recently announced that legendary restaurateur Cappy Lawton plans to take over the Jingu House from the Japanese Tea Garden during a media event on Friday, January 28. foundation. Libby Day, director of communications for the San Antonio Parks Foundation, said the organization looked at what kind of experience it wanted …

The pandemic has changed movies forever. Not just what movies we see and how we see them, but when the seasonal national discourse happily shifts from head-splitting partisan politics to something much more partisan — and much more fun: the Best Movies debate of the year. After roughly two decades with an air date still …

WarnerMedia has hired three more senior content hires in Asia to bolster its original production teams ahead of HBO Max’s launch in the region. In Mumbai, Saugata Mukherjee joins WarnerMedia as Head of Content – ​​Entertainment, India. He will report to Clement Schwebig, Managing Director of India, Southeast Asia and Korea. A former SonyLIV and …

Apple TV+ has unveiled its first look at the highly anticipated international drama, Pachinkowhich is set to air globally with three episodes on the platform starting Friday, March 25. The eight-episode series, which will be narrated in three languages ​​— Korean, Japanese and English — will release new episodes once a week every Friday ahead …

Blood is a true display of beauty in all things. Writer/director Bradley Rust Gray constructs a story that is both introspective and hopeful for the future. It’s a slow burn that seeks to imbue its audience with its world and its meanings, rather than a sprint through the film’s typical narrative. Blood is completely authentic. …

He may be a Hollywood star, but Sean Penn was apparently denied VIP treatment when he arrived at a Bondi hotspot recently. The American actor, 61, arrived quietly Down Under late last year and has spent the past few weeks catching up in Sydney with his Australian ex-wife Leila George, 29. According to Emerald City …

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg If you miss bathing in onsens in Japan, you’re in luck. Joya Onsen is a relatively new Japanese-style public bath and spa located in Jurong. The spa has various facilities, including a private and public onsen bath, an ice bath and a sauna. This is what …