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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…

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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This Week in LA: Stay Home with JANM and Japan Foundation. Go Out with Go Little Tokyo!

This week’s newsletter features more things to do from home! Send me suggestions for Japan-related “safer at home” activities. Bonus points if they support SoCal businesses and organizations! Find me @soypaperla on Twitter and Instagram. VIRTUAL BILINGUAL YOGA Bilingual Yoga will be offered via Facebook Live. No need to change clothes or use a yoga mat; …

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This Week in LA: Folks to Support While You Stay Home.

Instead of the hiatus I mentioned in my last post… With all local events cancelled because of COVID-19, this week’s newsletter features things to do from home that happen to support local creators and small businesses. We’re all in this together, right? Have suggestions for Japan-related “safer at home” activities, let me know @soypaperla on …

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A (Hopefully) Brief Hiatus

Hi, Due to COVID-19 most events are being cancelled or postponed. I will update those listings as soon as I can but please check with event organizers before heading anywhere. Given the situation, I think it’s best to put the newsletter and blog on hiatus for a few weeks. Patreon members will not be billed for April. In …

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This Week in LA: Glendale and OC Cherry Blossom Festivals, TOKYO GODFATHERS, and More!

Monday, March 9 TOKYO GODFATHERS [Subtitled]: Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. Select Movie Theaters | Around Los Angeles | Varies More info | Get tickets Wednesday, March 11 THE WONDERLAND [Subtitled]: On the day before her birthday, young Akane …

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