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Monday, June 10 – Sunday, June 16
 

WEDNESDAY

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Movie & Bites: Midnight Diner: Two-episodes of “Midnight Diner”, the small-screen adaptation of a popular Japanese comic series, will screen and two dishes will be recreated and served to participants. Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | $20 | Get tickets
 

SATURDAY

Walk the Farm: Participate in a one and a half mile walk around a real working farm sampling fresh fruits and vegetables. Fundraiser to remember and send thoughts of “kibou” to those that are still suffering from the effects of the earthquake/tsunami on March 11, 2011. Tanaka Farms | Irvine | $25 and up | Get tickets
 
Soba with Sonoko Sakai: Food writer, cooking instructor, and buckwheat advocate Sonoko Sakai will demonstrate the proper traditional soba-making technique and presentation in this intimate culinary workshop. Learn to make and serve soba, and finish the workshop with a tasty soba lunch. Japanese American Cultural & Community Center | Little Tokyo | $125 | Get tickets
 
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DRUNKEN ANGEL [Subtitled]: A local Yakuza (Toshiro Mifune) can beat tuberculosis but only if he gives up his violent and self-destructive lifestyle. Part of The Secret Movie Club’s 12 Months of Kurosawa series. Vista Theatre | Los Feliz | $11 and up | Get tickets
 
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Kaiju-Con: JANM is hosting a day-long Kaiju-Con that will include a vendor hall, workshops, panel discussions, and demonstrations all related to kaiju and Japanese toys. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | $25 an d up | Get tickets
 
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Japanese Conversation Cafe: Get together and enjoy coffee and tea while you chat with native Japanese speakers. All levels welcome! Japanese language experience is not necessary. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf | Miracle Mile | Free | Get tickets
 
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Valley Retro Video Game Swap: Fans of NES, Sega Genesis, PlayStation (and more!) can come to buy, sell and trade games with vendors, in the Game Realms courtyard! Game Realms | Burbank | Free
 
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TaikoProject presents Rhythmic Relations 2019: TaikoProject’s annual taiko concert Rhythmic Relations returns to the Ford as 50 taiko drummers of all ages perform on drums of all different sizes. Ford Theatres | Los Angeles | $24 and up | Get tickets
 
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MOTHRA VS GODZILLA [Subtitled]: JANM presents a free screening of the quintessential sci-fi classic. Watch Mothra battle the king of all monsters while mysterious twin girls hold the secret to controlling the destructive powers of the radioactive moth. Japanese American National Museum | Little Tokyo | Free
 
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AUDITION [Subtitled]: A lonely, middle-aged widower (Ryo Ishibashi) starts using his production company to hold mock auditions for a fictitious film project in an effort to find a wife. Directed by Takashi Miike (Blade of the Immortal, 13 Assassins, Sukiyaki Western Django, Gozu, Ichi the Killer). Vista Theatre | Los Feliz | $12.75 and up | Get tickets
 

ONGOING EVENTS

My Colour with U in Mind by Yoskay Yamamoto: Giant Robot 2 – GR2 Gallery | West LA | Free
 
Manga Hokusai Manga: The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles | Miracle Mile | 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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