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Frank Chickens Rides Again!

Frank Chickens will be at the Japan Matsuri in Spitafields Market on Saturday 19 September. They expect to be on stage around 1:20 until 1:50. Practice your singalong with this video of We Are Ninja (Not Geisha) on YouTube.

09. September 2009 by ロバート
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Nagisa Oshima season at the BFI

A season of films by Oshima the director of the infamous Realm of the Senses (愛のコリーダ), and the notable Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (with a famous soundtrack) is playing at the NFT London from today until the end of October. … Continue reading

02. September 2009 by ロバート
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Children Full of Life – 涙と笑いのハッピークラス

I came across this film today on Japan Probe. It reminds me a bit of “The Queen’s Classroom” except this is a real look inside a classroom in Japan’s primary school system. The original 涙と笑いのハッピークラス―4年1組命の授業 was made by NHK in … Continue reading

22. July 2009 by ロバート
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Terracotta Film Festival London

As part of the Terracotta Film Festival at the Prince Charles cinema over the bank holiday weekend, there are three Japanese films being screened. After School Saturday 23 May 16:15 High Kick Girl Sunday 24 May 18:40 Ghost in the … Continue reading

11. May 2009 by ロバート
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BBC Four Japan season

BBC Four has a season of Japan related programs at the moment called Hidden Japan. Also on their web site there is an amusing series of Japanese word of the day to watch. If you miss any you can catchup … Continue reading

18. March 2009 by ロバート
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Photographs of Old Japan

For several months I’ve been following Okinawa Soba’s fascinating photostream at Flickr. He has an enormous collection of Meiji period photographs mainly by a photographer called T. Enami which he is generously sharing via his flickr account. His comments make … Continue reading

17. March 2009 by ロバート
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