Monday, November 5 – Sunday, November 11
DRAGON BALL Z: SAIYAN DOUBLE FEATURE [Dubbed]
: Your favorite Dragon Ball Z movies are coming to the big screen for the first time! Don’t miss this special Saiyan throwback double feature, featuring the fully remastered English dub of Bardock The Father of Goku and Fusion Reborn. Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles. 7:00 pm.
Japanese Food Lab Chef Series by Nao Sugiyama | Dashi
: Celebrated Chef Nao Sugiyama, an expert of kaiseki cuisine, will lead a workshop focused on dashi, a clear broth that is an indispensable part of Japanese cooking and brings out layers of flavor, aroma, and depth of ingredients, resulting in savory umami notes. Japan House Los Angeles, Hollywood. 11:00 am. $15.
Grab Japanese and Korean Culture through the Languages
: In this lecture, by sampling from various Korean and Japanese video clips, you will explore some unique aspects of the two cultures, especially as it connects to how people communicate with one another. This lecture is for everyone–regardless of your previous knowledge of either country’s language. The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, Miracle Mile. 7:00 pm. Free.
SATURDAY and SUNDAY
CharaExpo USA 2018
: CharaExpo USA 2018 is a Japanese cultural event that will feature Anime, Games, Cosplay, TCG, Pro-wrestling, live performances, and much more! Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim. 10:00 am. $15.
JANM Free Family Days: Superheroes!
: This full day of crafts, performances, and other activities will be inspired by real-life heroes as well as the fictional characters of Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys. Japanese American National Museum, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. 11:00 am. Free.
Miso Made Easy
: This intimate hands-on class will teach you how to make your own batch of miso. We’ll also make a simple “Ichiban Dashi” stock from scratch, and discover how simple it is to make better-than-restaurant quality miso soup at home. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Little Tokyo. 10:00 am. $95.
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November 14, 2018: LET’S GO, JETS! [Subtitled]: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, Miracle Mile. Free.
November 16, 2018: Okaeri 2018: A Nikkei LGBTQ Gathering: Japanese American National Museum, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. $16 and up.
November 17, 2018: Japanese Food Lab Chef Series by Josh Donald and Taka Tozawa | Japanese Knives: Japan House Los Angeles, Hollywood. $15.
November 29, 2018: MIRAI [Subtitled]: Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles.
December 11, 2018: George Takei’s Allegiance: Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles.
December 13, 2018: NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI [Subtitled]: Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles.