Monday, February 3
What is Real Umami?
: A remarkable opportunity to learn from masters of Japanese cuisine, from both Japan and Los Angeles. Take your understanding of Japanese cuisine up to the next level! Shibumi | Downtown | $208.51
Tuesday, February 4
Workshop: Umami | Practical Usage at Home
: JAPAN HOUSE presents a special tasting and lecture event dedicated to “umami”, guided by the acclaimed chef Ryohei Hayashi, founder of the Michelin-starred Tokyo restaurant Tenoshima.
Japan House Los Angeles | Hollywood | $33.46
Workshop: Become a Voice Over Actor
: Professionals from Japan Visualmedia Translation Academy (JVTA) will teach you to talk like Japanese actors using scenes from popular Hollywood movies and recording tools. The Japan Foundation LA | Miracle Mile | Free
Wednesday, February 5
THE WONDERLAND [Subtitled]
: On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and color. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles
Saturday, February 8
Hello Kitty Cafe Truck: Burbank
: The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck comes to Burbank Town Center on Saturday 2/8. Find them near Macy’s from 10am-8pm and pick up some supercute treats, while supplies last. Burbank Town Center | Burbank | Free
THE HUMAN CONDITION TRILOGY [Subtitled]
: Antiwar Triple Feature: A pacifist initially sent with his wife to Manchuria to improve conditions at labor camps is drafted when the Soviet Union declares war on Japan. Aero Theatre | Santa Monica | $15
Japanese Cooking 101: Ichiju Sansai
: This workshop will help you prepare a traditional Japanese meal, following the menu composition of Ichiju Sansai: 1 bowl of soup and 3 side dishes with rice and pickles. Sonoko Sakai | Highland Park | $165
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Note: Some sold out events omitted. Some events sell out after publication.