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After Kanken 2009

Yesterday I sat the kanji kentei 漢字検定 in London. There were surprisingly few candidates there. Less than 30 for all levels by my reckoning. This is a real pity as it’s an interesting and challenging test of real Japanese reading … Continue reading

09. November 2009 by ロバート
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D.T. Suzuki Documentary screenings

If you have ever read about Buddhism you are certain to have come across the writings of D.T. Suzuki. I was recently contacted by a director of a film about Suzuki’s life. There are screenings in the UK in November. … Continue reading

23. October 2009 by ロバート
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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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Kanken Kanji Aptitude Test London 2009

This years Kanken Kanji Aptitude Test will be held at SOAS London on Sunday the 8th of November. The deadline for applications is Monday 5th October. It is possible to sit more than one level of the test on the … Continue reading

24. 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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