Year: 2020

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Japan-Inspired Face Masks Supporting Los Angeles Businesses and Organizations

Six months into this pandemic and my face mask collection feels a little stale. Check out these picks from JapanLA, JANM…

Temporary Site Changes for COVID-19

As we navigate the COVID-19 crisis together, Soy Paper will feature virtual Japan-related events from local organizers. Additionally, our new link blog will highlight other cool stuff around the web. If you have any suggestions or need anything at all, send me an email. Or you can find me @soypaperla on Twitter and Instagram. You …

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Sakura Carrot Takikomi Gohan

Japanese Food Lab Home Cooking Series: Sakura Carrot Takikomi Gohan

Japan House Los Angeles brings its popular Japanese Food Lab program to Youtube! The first episode guides viewers in creating a takikomi gohan.

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Watch a Virtual Performance of the Cowboy Bebop Theme Song by the Original Band

The Japanese band Seatbelts — which performed Cowboy Bebop’s opening theme, “Tank!” — grouped up recently to assemble an at-home performance for fans.

Pikotaro (Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka)

Wash! Wash! Wash!

Pikotaro (Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka) returns with the perfect anthem for the COVID era.

This Week: Stay Home with Babymetal, Free Japanese Audiobooks, New Anime Talk Show, and More!

How many of you have had your hours cut or have been laid off? Yeah, me too. With all this extra time, I thought it would be fun for us to talk to each other! I’m leaning towards a Soy Paper chat server on Discord or a Soy Paper web forum on Discourse. I’m also …

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