News & Recent Updates
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- 2/26: Master thief Lupin III travels to the castle of Count Cagliostro to get revenge and discovers a princess being held captive. Now he and his gang must save her and uncover the secrets of the castle!
- 3/23: As a development project in the remote Iya Valley threatens to divide its populace, an old man and his granddaughter's humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from Tokyo.
- 2/17: The famed but masterless samurai, Kyutaro, is contracted to kill a rival boss' cat. But when he sees how adorable the cat is, he cannot bring himself to do it...
- 1/29: Princess Arete, a clever young princess, must discover for herself how to break the evil sorcerer's spell and escape from his castle.
- 1/20: 21 year old Suzuko decides to embark on a journey throughout Japan following one rule: once she has saved one million yen she must leave for a new place.
- 1/4: The JICC is proud to announce the winners of our 2016 Nengajo Contest!
- 12/17: The JICC, in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Washington D.C., is delighted to announce the winners of our first Annual Haiku Contest!
- 12/29-1/3: The JICC will be closed for the winter holidays. We wish you a warm and safe holiday season!
- 12/23-12/25: The JICC will be closed for a holiday break.
- 12/14: The Embassy of Japan invites you to the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) the week of December 14th for Japanese American Appreciation Week.
- 12/11: The incredible true story of the multiethnic baseball team KANO and their miraculous journey to the 1931 Koshien Baseball Tournament in Osaka.
- 12/2 & 12/3: In celebration of the Freer|Sackler's retrospective of B-movie visionary Seijun Suzuki, the JICC presents two rare classics from his Nikkatsu Studios heyday.
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