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Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition

Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition

Land of the Rising Cat – Japanese Prints and Kawaii Cat Crafts Sales Exhibition DATES: 6 – 27 September 2019SPECIAL OPENING:…

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

EXHIBITION: Anno’s Journey: the World of Anno Mitsumasa

This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, one of Japan’s greatest children’s book illustrators and authors, who is best known…

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ– private view of the British Museum exhibition with curators

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ– private view of the British Museum exhibition with curators

The Citi exhibition Manga マンガ at the British Museum (23 May – 26 August 2019) has been the Japanese art sensation…

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Seminar View all

Since her debut in 2004 with a collection of short stories Blue (Aoi), Kanako Nishi’s star has risen rapidly in the Japanese literary…

From ancient times, various traditional entertainments have been created and evolved in Japan’s long history. These range from the court…

National food and cuisine are important aspects of cultural diplomacy and hospitality. Celebratory banquets and feasts have always been part…

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Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Little Sister  海街diary

Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Little Sister 海街diary

Three sisters, Sachi, Yoshino and Chika, living in the city of Kamakura, hear of the death of their father, who disappeared from their lives fifteen years ago. At the funeral they meet a half-sister, Suzu, for the first time.…

Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2019

Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival 2019

The Japan Foundation is proud to partner with the Japanese Avant-garde and Experimental Film Festival as they bring yet another exciting line-up of Japanese film titles to the UK. 2019: NATION | 国家  This year’s edition of the festival examines national…

Anime’s Human Machines

Anime’s Human Machines

In 1963 Osamu Tezuka’s TV series Astro Boy brought a new kind of robot to Japan. The robot child with a loving heart began a line of compelling, conflicted cyborgs whose existence challenges humanity. Anime’s Human Machines examines the…

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‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

‘I hope food can boost inter-Korean relations’

Bibimbap mixed rice with meat, and some greens with an eobok jaengban (어복쟁반) boiled meat platter. ’ These are the menu items that Director Yoon…

Hansik, It’s a Global Brand Now

’10 chosen Korean Food’ for Pyeongchang Olympic to attract Foreign Guests

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club