Monday, May 6 – Sunday, May 12
 

TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY

CODE GEASS: LELOUCH OF THE RE;SURRECTION [Dubbed]: He gave up his life to save the world and protect the ones he loved. The day Lelouch vi Brittannia fell was the day this war-torn world found peace. Now, as his friends work to keep the peace, a terrorist attack could risk everything. Can the brilliant tactician outwit death and save them all? Or will Lelouch’s legacy fall here? Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Price varies | Get tickets
 

WEDNESDAY

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Shidara Live in Concert: Blending exceptional skill, blinding speed, and vivacious energy, Shidara’s performances defy time and place. This is the first time in nearly a decade that their intense national touring schedule in Japan has opened up enough for them to return for to the states. Aratani Theatre at the JACCC | Little Tokyo | $35 | Get tickets
 

THURSDAY

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MASTERS OF MODERN DESIGN: THE ART OF THE JAPANESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: From the hand-drawn typeface on the cover of “The Godfather” to Herman Miller’s biomorphic coffee table, the work of Japanese American designers including RUTH ASAWA, GEORGE NAKASHIMA, ISAMU NOGUCHI, S. NEIL FUJITA, and GYO OBATA permeated postwar culture. Q&A with the filmmakers and some of the people interviewed for the film. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | Free | Get tickets
 

SATURDAY

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Ibuki Kuramochi: Spirit: Ibuki Kuramochi’s performance “SPIRIT” fuses the beauty and craft of live painting with the soul and rhythm of contemporary Japanese Butoh dance. Nibei Foundation | West LA | Free | Get tickets
 
ZotCon at UCI: ZotCon is UCI’s first anime convention bringing together students and the community to express their interest in areas of anime, manga, comics, gaming, and Japanese culture. UCI Student Center | Irvine | $6.94 and up. | Get tickets
 
“Ninja Mom and Tengonis in the Tiki” – Reading and Signing: Author Ren Hanami and illustrator Don Schmidt will read from their new book, provide a short martial arts demonstration for children in the audience, and sign books following the reading. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $12 | Get tickets
 

ONGOING EVENTS

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GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGIN STORY: Select Laemmle Theatres | Santa Monica and Moves to Pasadena on 5/10 | Price varies | Get tickets
 
Manga Hokusai Manga: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles | Miracle Mile | Free
 
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival: Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Price varies | Get tickets
 
Keshiki: The Landscape Within: Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | Free
 
Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints: USC Pacific Asia Museum | Pasadena | $10
 
Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys: Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $12
 
 
 

UPCOMING PICKS

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