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Japanese Girls’ Day

USC Pacific Asia Museum 46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena

See a traditional tiered doll display (hinadan) and learn to create your own dolls and hanging decorations inspired by the festival. The day will include Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations, Student Educator led tours, and storytime for kids.

TOKYO GODFATHERS [Subtitled]

Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles

Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration.

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TOKYO GODFATHERS [Dubbed]

Select Movie Theaters Around Los Angeles

Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. Dubbed.

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HIGH AND LOW [Subtitled]

Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica

Toshiro Mifune stars as a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a ruthless kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa's exemplary film noir. Pre-show includes a live recording of the Greg Proops Film Club podcast.

$12

OC Cherry Blossom Festival

Huntington Central Park 7113 Talbert Ave, Huntington Beach

The annual spring celebration of Japanese and Japanese American culture in Southern California returns with a broad spectrum of performers, activities, music, dance, cultural exhibits, arts, crafts, games and more.

$5

PALE FLOWER [Subtitled]

Egyptian Theatre 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood

An electrifying masterpiece of existential noir, so sleek and sensual in its imagery, editing and soundtrack it’s almost impossible to believe it was made in 1964.

$12

THE GIRL WHO LEAP THROUGH TIME [Subtitled]

Vista Theatre 4473 Sunset Drive, Los Feliz

A life-ending train accident would have been the perfect end to high school student Makoto Konno's worst day ever, but the strangest thing happens – she leaps backwards in time.

$12.75

Glendale Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival)

Brand Park 1601 West Mountain St., Glendale

Join Friends of Shoseian Temple and the City of Glendale for their annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Shoseian Teahouse and Garden at Brand Park! Food booths, food trucks, tea masters, taiko, dance, and more!

CANCELLED: Bonsai Show

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino

Discover the timeless appeal of an ancient horticultural art form as the California Bonsai Society presents its 63rd annual show, featuring dozens of beautiful specimens created by bonsai masters.

$29

Japanese Food Lab | Hida: Preserving Traditions

Japan House Los Angeles 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood

Senior manager at Katsuya Restaurant Group and Gifu native, will lead a Japanese Food Lab dedicated to the Hida region's food traditions and how they can be preserved for generations to come.

$22.85

Harajuku Day Meet Up

Weller Court Shopping Center 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St, Little Tokyo

A Japanese Fashion meet up that welcomes J-Fashion enthusiasts of all types.

Homemade Ramen Workshop

Sonoko Sakai Highland Park

Make ramen noodles, toppings, and soup all from scratch. Toppings will include yakibuta, braised pork belly, ramen egg and seasonal vegetables.

$150