We will begin to wrap up our month of pop culture events with a conversation between our two special guests! Scholar Roland Kelts and manga artist Nao Yazawa will sit down for a discussion on the current state of pop … Continue reading →
Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 pm (doors 6 pm) Roland Kelts talks about modern Anime, its influences on Hollywood, and vice-versa. An in-depth examination of how Japanese and American entertainment businesses are influencing each other in an infinite loop. Just as … Continue reading →
In this intimate lecture, Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica and contributing writer for The New Yorker, introduces the tremendously influential and genre-defining works of manga master Osamu Tezuka, best known for his works Astro Boy and Black Jack. Expert Kelts … Continue reading →
The 6th JLPP International Translation Competition is calling for applicants of all nationality and ages. Aspiring translators (those without book-length publication experience) are most welcome to apply. Applicants must translate two source texts from the Fiction and Criticism and Essay categories.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan launched the 15th Japan International MANGA Award to spread manga culture overseas and promote international cultural exchanges through manga. Winners will be invited to Japan for 10 days to attend the award ceremony.