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Summer Explorers 2019! Manga based film mini season

Summer Explorers 2019! Manga based film mini season

Our annual Summer Explorers season is back – this time taking place at the British Library! From over the top, offbeat narratives of psychic teenagers and upstart political wrangling in a high school environment, to spectacular battles between good and evil, and stories of tender friendships Summer Explorers 2019 : Manga Comes To Life – Live Action Japanese […]

Japanese tableware pop-up by MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE at Sway Gallery

Japanese tableware pop-up by MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE at Sway Gallery

For the first time Made In Japan (MIJ) tableware will be coming to London to introduce their Japanese collections, ranging from dining plates, serving platters and ramen bowls to glassware, cups and sauce dishes at affordable prices! Made In Japan tableware is seldom seen outside Japan and they are proud to bring their products to […]

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD with Q&A from star Harumi Shuhama

ONE CUT OF THE DEAD with Q&A from star Harumi Shuhama

Harumi Shuhama the “POM” star of ONE CUT OF THE DEAD, will be in attendance for a one-off screening plus after-talk at the Prince Charles Cinema on Friday 12 July.  The film opens in a run-down, abandoned warehouse where a film crew are making a zombie film. Yet, this is no ordinary warehouse. It’s been […]

Music & Manga: A Vision of Sound

Music & Manga: A Vision of Sound

Shinichi Ishizuka is an award-winning manga artist who uses his personal experiences and pursuits to inspire the subject matter of his works. Together with his editor, Katsuki Dai (who has edited a number of manga magazines and worked with top manga artists), Ishizuka has created a wildly popular graphic series BLUE GIANT and BLUE GIANT SUPREME.  The series centers around a […]

An exhibition of three Japanese ceramicists

An exhibition of three Japanese ceramicists

The first British showing of two self-taught Japanese ceramicists alongside the return of a firm favourite, Shinichi Sawada, resulting in an exciting exhibition opportunity. The three artists’ ceramics feature bold visionary creatures and demons, alongside more recognisable animals. Date: 9 – 17 July 2019Venue: Sway Gallery London, 70-72 Old St, London EC1V 9AN

Avex Recital Series 2019 HONJOH Hidejiro Shamisen Recital

Avex Recital Series 2019 HONJOH Hidejiro Shamisen Recital

Bringing world-class Japanese classical artists to London’s iconic Wigmore Hall, the Avex Recital Series has proved highly popular. Avex Recital Series is presented by Avex Classics International, a division of Japan’s leading entertainment business, the Avex Group. Based in Tokyo and London, Avex Classics International is a global operation specialising in the planning and production […]

A Drunk Pandemic

A Drunk Pandemic

Manchester International Festival is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events. From theatres, galleries and concert halls to railway depots, churches and car parks – MIF bursts across the city in established and found venues. The Festival is staged every two years in Manchester and the next edition is set to […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club