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Wife Of A Spy Builds a Hitchcock Style Thriller Based In Pre-WW2; Releasing September 24

Wife Of A Spy is an exquisitely crafted film from Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Pulse, Cure, Tokyo Sonata). The film, in Japanese with English subtitles, takes place in Kobe, Japan, pre-war 1940. Satoko (Yū Aoi, Japan Society’s 2021 Honoree) is … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – sunday, january 26, 2020

yesterday was the l.a. waterfront’s 6th annual lunar new year festival and it was at the cabrillo way marina in my pedro town… the mouse is the first animal of the zodiac, time for a whole new beginning – kung … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Rising Tohoku Food Fair in Torrance Offers Unique Japanese Experience: Exquisite Bites, Crafts for Kids, Art, Music and More Family Fun

Now through Sunday August 23, head toward the sea-breezes for the visually resplendent Rising Tohoku Food Fair, Mitsuwa Marketplace, 21515 Western Avenue, in Torrance. It’s a multimedia happening that the whole family will enjoy, offering an appreciation of the exquisitely … Continue reading

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Failure & Old 97s members join School Music Revival Benefit

Of the endless number of painful consequences of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, one is the loss of hundreds of school musical instruments.  School Music Revival is an organization co-founded by composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and the Japan … Continue reading

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