Tag Archive: pop culture

Aug 29

Japan Fair – Bellevue’s newest Japan-Related Event Debuts This Labor Day Weekend!

Check out the newest Japan-related event to debut on the “Eastside” this weekend in Bellevue!  Carrying on the legacy set by “Aki Matsuri”, Japan Fair 2016 promises to showcase traditional and new Japanese arts and culture.  Explore the “Market Place” and information booths to learn about the newest products and technology from Japan. Pre-order the great …

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May 11

Upcoming Movie – Seattle International Film Festival Edition

I WISH             June 3rd at 6:30pm at the Egyptian Theatre June 6th at 4:00pm at the Egyptian Theatre Twelve-year-old Koichi lives with his mother and retired grandparents in Kagoshima, in the southern region of Kyushu, Japan; his younger brother, Ryunosuke, lives with their father, a guitarist in a rock …

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Feb 14

Upcoming Movies

SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETY               Widely released – playing at many theaters! From February 17th on From the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo) comes The Secret World of Arrietty, an animated adventure based on Mary Norton’s acclaimed children’s book series The Borrowers. Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a …

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Apr 01

Upcoming Movies (One is a fundraiser!)

Fine Totally Fine: A Fundraiser for Japanese Tsunami Relief Playing at the Northwest Film Forum April 2nd at 4:30pm Director Fujita has made a truly feel good indie comedy with his story of Teruo (Yosi Arakawa), a tree trimmer whose mission in life is to make the scariest haunted house experience in Japan. He enlists …

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Jan 03

Upcoming Movies

EVANGELION 1.0 Playing at Grand Illusion Cinema From January 14th – 20th All that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that is now under attack by giant alien creatures (called Angels) determined to destroy mankind. Humanity’s only hope for survival is NERV, a special government agency that has secretly developed a gigantic humanoid weapons …

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Aug 25

Anime Costume Contest

For the first time ever, an Anime costume contest will be held in during the annual Chinatown-ID Night Market, August 28th, from 6pm – 11pm! If you’re interested in dusting off an old cosplay suit, check out their website! Chinatown-ID Night Market Anime Costume Contest The costume contest will be from 7:30 – 8PM!