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Event: Benshi Performance

A talented friend of mine, Tomoko-san, is giving a benshi performance with Ozu’s 1930 Silent film “Walk Cheerfully” at the BFI on April 22. A rare opportunity to experience Japanese ‘silent’ cinema.

17. March 2013 by ロバート
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Event – Junko O’Neill: Fragments of Time

There is an exhibition by a Japanese artist, Junko O’Neill next week at the GV Art Gallery in London. This is accompanied by series of public events including artists talks, origami have-a-go and a calligraphy workshop. From the press release: … Continue reading

17. March 2013 by ロバート
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Site Update

It’s been a while since I’ve written here. Lately I’ve updated the site’s theme to a modern responsive one which will flow to fit whatever device it’s viewed on and so should look good on iPhones, iPads, and the desktop. … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by ロバート
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頑張ろう • ニッポン – Muslin Square Project

In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Touhoku people are slowly rebuilding their lives. However with so much wiped out I can only guess at the difficulties facing many people. Having a small child in an evacuation centre … Continue reading

19. April 2011 by ロバート
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July JLPT in London

The Japan Foundation has announced for the first time that the JLPT will be held on Sunday July 3rd at SOAS in London. The deadline for applications is April 4th. The SOAS web site hasn’t updated for this information as … Continue reading

01. March 2011 by ロバート
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Kanji Toy

Short post and link. I’ll be on the lookout for these the next time I’m in Japan. Kanji Transformers from Bandai! The site I found it on, Pink Tentacle, is a mine of weird interesting Japanese art and design. Another … Continue reading

14. May 2010 by ロバート
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