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 of the summer in London and beyond, with thousands of visitors and a full public programme of events (including our monthly lecture with manga critic Fusanosuke Natsume on Monday 19 August and the Manga Symposium at the […]

SCORED IN SILENCE

SCORED IN SILENCE

“Scored in Silence” is an intimate new solo digital performance artwork for 40 people that unpacks the untold tales of Deaf hibakusha – survivors of the A-Bombs that fell in Hiroshima in 1945.  “Scored in Silence” has been developed alongside partners VibraFusionLab in Ontario, Canada. Audience members wear Woojer© straps feeling the sound composition through […]

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

Kabuki Theatre: Narukami Thunder God at the Edinburgh Fringe

KabukiMA is a theatre troupe committed to spreading Japanese theatre to Western audiences. We intend to perform a rendition of the 17th century Kabuki play entitled “Narukami” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a week this August. “Narukami” is a household classic of the Kabuki repertoire which recounts the tale of a princess’s quest to […]

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

‘Ainu Othello’ and Ainu cultural exhibition

The Shakespeare Company Japan and Ainu Dance group Piricap will present the play ‘Ainu Othello’ and an Ainu cultural exhibition at Tara Theatre in London.  Buy tickets at https://www.tara-arts.com/whats-on/ainu-othello Date: 7 Aug 19:00; 8 Aug 19:30; 9 Aug 14:30, 19:30; 10 Aug 14:30Venue: Tara Theatre, 356 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London SW18 4ES

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

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club