Monday, October 28 – Sunday, November 3

Monday, October 28

SPIRITED AWAY [Subtitled] - featured image
SPIRITED AWAY [Subtitled]: Combining Japanese mythology with Through the Looking Glass-type whimsy, Spirited Away cemented Miyazaki’s reputation as an icon of inspired animation and wondrous, lyrical storytelling. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Get tickets

Tuesday, October 29

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ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE [Subtitled]: The world’s boldest buccaneers set sail for the great Pirate Festival, where the Straw Hats join a mad-dash race to find Gol D. Roger’s treasure. There’s just one little problem. An old member of Roger’s crew has a sinister score to settle. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Get tickets
Japanese Conversation Cafe Halloween
Japanese Conversation Cafe Halloween “Spooktacular”: Enjoy Japanese snacks and tea while you chat with native Japanese speakers. All levels welcome. The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free | Get tickets

Wednesday, October 30

ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE [Dubbed]: The world’s boldest buccaneers set sail for the great Pirate Festival, where the Straw Hats join a mad-dash race to find Gol D. Roger’s treasure. There’s just one little problem. An old member of Roger’s crew has a sinister score to settle. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Get tickets
SPIRITED AWAY [Dubbed]: Combining Japanese mythology with Through the Looking Glass-type whimsy, Spirited Away cemented Miyazaki’s reputation as an icon of inspired animation and wondrous, lyrical storytelling. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Get tickets

Thursday, October 31

ONE PIECE: STAMPEDE [Subtitled]: The world’s boldest buccaneers set sail for the great Pirate Festival, where the Straw Hats join a mad-dash race to find Gol D. Roger’s treasure. There’s just one little problem. An old member of Roger’s crew has a sinister score to settle. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies | Get tickets

Friday, November 1 – Saturday, November 3

Japan Cuts Hollywood Film Festival - featured image
Japan Cuts Hollywood Film Festival: Japan America Society of Southern California and JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles Co-Present JAPAN CUTS HOLLYWOOD, a 3-day film festival celebrating Japanese cinema. TCL Chinese 6 Theatres | Hollywood | $15 and up | Get tickets

Friday, November 1

Workshop: Action! in Japanese: In this workshop a Japanese actor will teach you how to react and speak spontaneously using basic Japanese phrases as well as quoting actual phrases from popular Japanese movies. The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free | Get tickets

Saturday, November 2

Bento Workshop with Chef Suda: Learn to prepare seasonal Fall ingredients to make eye-catching, delicious bento boxes! Japanese American Cultural & Community Center | Little Tokyo | $80 | Get tickets
Homemade Miso Workshop: Sonoko Sakai teaches how to make homemade miso in this hands on miso making workshop where you will cook the soybeans and inoculate it with koji rice. Sonoko Sakai | Highland Park | $150 | Get tickets

Sunday, November 3

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Oden Hot Pot Workshop: Oden is one of the oldest and most popular Japanese hot pots. Ingredients in this hot pot include Cabbage roll, Mochi stuffed Fried Tofu, Fresh Fish Fritters, Potatoes, Daikon Radish, Carrots, Egg, Konnyaku, and more. Sonoko Sakai | Highland Park | $150 | Get tickets
Sushi Workshop with Chef Suda - featured image
Sushi Workshop with Chef Suda: Discover the techniques to cut and trim sashimi grade fish with seasoning rice to make nigiri-sushi with award-winning chef Takeshi Suda of Yamagata Prefecture. Sake Dojo | Little Tokyo | $100 | Get tickets
The Go For Broke Spirit: Legacy in Portraits - featured image
The Go For Broke Spirit: Legacy in Portraits: This exhibition brings together the stories of the Japanese American soldiers who fought in America’s wars and the works of photographer Shane Sato, whose portraits of Japanese American WWII veterans are featured in his book The Go For Broke Spirit: Portraits of Courage. George J. Doizaki Gallery at JACCC | Little Tokyo | Free

ONGOING EVENTS

Every Living Thing: Animals in Japanese Art: LACMA | Los Angeles | Free – $25

UPCOMING PICKS

November 9-10: Pacific Media Expo: Hilton Glendale | Glendale | $54.67 and up 50% off with promo code PMX19SOY | Get tickets

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Note: Some sold out events omitted. Some events sell out after publication.