“Asako I & II” (Japan/France/2018—directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi) An intoxicating pop romance, as well as a charming snapshot of the everyday magic and mystery of falling in love, director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s clever adaptation of a Japanese best-selling novel begins when Asako (Erika Karata), a shy young student from Osaka, meets and falls head over heels for a drifter, Baku, who
Mari Katayama Special Exhibition at University of Michigan Museum of Art Japanese artist Mari Katayama (born 1987) features her own body in a provocative series of works combining photography, sculpture, and textile. Born with a developmental condition, the artist had both her legs amputated at the age of nine and has worn prosthetics ever since. In order to fill a
“Paper-Craftsman Resident and Cultural Exchange” Program with Masters TomomiHisashi Kano of Obara, Toyota City Papercraft Masters’ Kano will introduce their culture’s traditional art craft to locals in the Detroit area. Implementing an academic approach, the program will help develop a cultural exchange with young artists allowing them to appreciate Japanese culture. In addition, this idea will help promote and globalize
DFT Animation Club: Mirai The movie screening event by DFI Animation Club, “Future Mirai”. An original feature-length animation directed by Mamoru Hosoda. DATE: 2:00 p.m. | Sat, Aug 31 & Sun, Sep 1, 2019 LOCATION: Detroit Film Theatre For more details: http://www.dia.org/events/dft-animation-club-mirai
March 2nd (Sat) and 3rd (Sun), “Hinamatsuri 2019: IMAGINE JAPAN” Event Video will be released. Please visit “Youtube official channel of JCD” to see all videos. Enjoy!! IMAGINE JAPAN Tea Ceremony Performance at Hina-Matsuri 2019 IMAGINE JAPAN Hina-Matsuri 2019 IMAGINE JAPAN Neo Japanesque Live at Hina-Matsuri 2019 Dorayaki Workshop at Hina-Matsuri 2019 “Youtube official channel of JCD”.
JCD acknowledges all the support from the event sponsors; the Consul General of Japan in Detroit, DIA and the Japan Business Society of Detroit and the many volunteers who made this event very successful.
Hinamatsuri 2019: IMAGINE JAPAN  ***Going to continue.
Hinamatsuri 2019: IMAGINE JAPAN by JCD was held in the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) on March 2nd and March 3rd. More than 5,200 people visited the DIA during this weekend with more than 8,000 individual visits to the various programs presented in 5 venues of the DIA. Though the event was held in the middle of
Profile of Ms. Masayo Ishigure, a Koto Performer!! Koto Performance at Friday Night Live at 7pm & 8:30pm on March 1st (Fri), at Rivera Court. She also performs Koto at 3:45pm-4:00pm and Koto Workshop at 2pm-3pm on March 2nd (Sat) in Hina-Matsuri 2019 event. *click image for PDF.
Neo Japanese’s thoughts of ”IMAGINE JAPAN” Fusion Music Performance:2pm-3:30pm on March 2nd (Sat) & March 3rd (Sun) at Auditorium Check the profiles of NEO Japanesque & Ms. Masayo Ishigure now!!