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Spirited Away Playing at the Egyptian Theatre September 3rd and 4th at midnight Acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki (Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke) tells the fanciful animated tale of a young girl who stumbles into a secret world inhabited by strange spirits, assorted creatures and a grumpy sorceress. The girl’s slovenly parents are turned into pigs, …

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Volunteer for the Consulate Booth at Aki Matsuri!

There’s probably some confusion, but this year, at Aki Matsuri, we will have two booths! A PNWJETAA booth and a Japan Consulate booth! The Consulate is asking for volunteers for its booth for Saturday, September 11th and Sunday, September 12th! They need two volunteers per day, with the schedule as follows: 11th Sep 9:45  Gathering …

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Upcoming Movies

Tales From Earthsea Playing at the Harvard Exit Theatre From August 13th – 19th Tales From Earthsea is an adaptation by Goro Miyazaki (son of animator Hayao Miyazaki) of Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel A Wizard of Earthsea, the first book of the award-winning Earthsea cycle. Ged (voice of Timothy Dalton), was the greatest sorcerer …

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Call for volunteers – Aki Matsuri

It’s that time of year again . . . Aki Matsuri!  Food, vendors, performances, and exhibits galore! As usual, we will have a PNWJETAA booth and we need your help!  This is a great chance to tell people about your experiences, answer some questions and spread the word about JET.  You may inspire future ALTs …

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Tsukimi no Kai

In celebration of the harvest moon the Seattle Japanese Garden is having a moonviewing event.  There will be music performances, a haiku contest, tea ceremony and lanterns lighting up the garden.  It sounds absolutely amazing!  So bring a blanket to spread out and get ready for some moon-gazing! When: Saturday, August 21st from 7pm – …

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Japanese Language Proficiency Test

The JLPT is coming!!  Time to crack open those books and get studying! When: December 5th, 2010 Where: University of Washington (for those of you in Seattle) For more information and to register on-line please click here.  Registration for this year’s test is open until September 24th.

Upcoming Movies

Looks like there are some interesting Japanese movies showing in Seattle this week.  If you have some free time, check them out! Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo Playing at the Grand Illusion Cinema From July 30th – August 5th Sold live in vending machines and department stores, plastic replicas included as prizes in the equivalent of …

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