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    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 - Japanese Emoticons
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 - Japanese Emoticons

      Wednesday, April 20, 2016

      Here we’ll introduce kaomoji, Japanese emoticons. They look quite different from English ones.
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    • Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World

      Wednesday, April 13, 2016

      The 2015 Mori Memorial Foundation Global Power Index ranked Tokyo as the number one city in Asia, and number four in the world, following London, New York and Paris. Economically it accounts for 20 percent of Japan’s national GDP, and with a GDP greater than that of its nearest rivals Hong Kong and Singapore, it is regarded as the No.1 city in Asia for investment.

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    • Uki Uki mini 3
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 3

      Wednesday, April 13, 2016

      Uki Uki mini is a new, quick biweekly episode that is dedicated to answering your questions. Start Video
    • Series Curator Lecture:<br>Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film
      LECTURE

      Series Curator Lecture:
      Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film

      Saturday, April 9, 2016

      Michael Raine will talk about the history of the musical film in Japan from silent films accompanied by live performance to postmodern parodies of musicals as the quintessential American genre, taking in wartime propaganda and "group sounds" imitations of Beatles films along the way. Start Video
    • The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World
      TALKS+

      The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World

      Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      Scriptwriter Dai Sato and animator/producer Justin Leach come to Japan Society to talk about the future of anime in the post-Miyazaki era. Start Video
    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 33 - Manga Words
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 33 - Manga Words

      Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      Manga is an amazing story-telling medium as well as a great study tool.
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    • Uki Uki mini 2
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki mini 2

      Wednesday, March 30, 2016

      Uki Uki mini is a new, quick biweekly episode that is dedicated to answering your questions. Start Video
    • Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster

      Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      From Hurricane Katrina to Hurricane Sandy, the United States has had its share of natural disasters, which have claimed the lives of thousands of people and caused unprecedented destruction. Mr. Nikai discusses the importance of promoting disaster risk reduction in Japan. Mr. Nikai also touches upon Japan’s disaster diplomacy agenda, and its involvement in disaster relief and reduction efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    • The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World

      Monday, March 28, 2016

      Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, will discuss what "G-Zero" means to the U.S., Japan and Asia broadly, why the U.S.'s foreign policy is in decline, how Japanese and American business and political leaders should prepare themselves to cope with emerging challenges in this environment, and what kind of path the U.S. may choose as the world's only superpower.
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    • Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 32 - Q&A 8
      LANGUAGE LESSON

      Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 32 - Q&A 8

      Wednesday, March 23, 2016

      On today's lesson we take more viewer questions!
      Aures Thomas: oboeru vs omoidasu
      Alex Guevara: yappari
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