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Solving a Smithsonian Samurai Mystery: The ‘Living Dolls’ of Japan, Lost and Found

Do you like MYSTERIES? TONIGHT – Dr. Robert Pontsioen will unlock the puzzling story behind an intriguing samurai diorama in his talk @ 9PM EDT. Continue reading →

Healthy Hakko: The Fermented Culinary Arts of Japan

Healthy Hakko: The Fermented Culinary Arts of Japan What are the essential flavours of Japan? Miso, sushi, shoyu, sake, shochu, or katsuobushi? They have all undergone fermentation, and these are some of the favourites that will be covered this January … Continue reading →


The 38th Annual Japan Film Festival Co-presented by the Canadian Film Institute, Embassy of Japan in Canada and The Japan Foundation, Toronto Thursday, December 10, 2020 to Saturday, December 12, 2020 @ONLINE, admission free, registration required   One of the … Continue reading →


Ningyo: Art and Beauty of Japanese Dolls