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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.

 

Earthquake Information

 

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J-Film

Neko Samurai ~Samurai ❤ Cat~

Wednesday, February 17 | 6:30pm | JICC

Neko Samurai ~Samurai ❤ Cat~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...

Animezing

Lupin the 3rd, The Castle of Cagliostro

Friday, February 26 | 6:30pm | JICC

Lupin the 3rd, The Castle of CagliostroWhen master thief Lupin III and his gang travel to the castle of Count Cagliostro to get revenge, they discover Clarisse, a princess being held captive. Now they must save her and uncover the secrets of the Castle of Cagliostro!

EFF

The Tale of Iya

EFF: The Tale of IyaAs 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.

Exhibit

Life Is Beautiful

February 8 - March 18 | 9AM-5PM | JICC

Life Is Beautiful

Following her last exhibition at the JICC in 2008, Nature is Beautiful, local artist Yoshiko Oishi Weick returns to share her passion for nature and life through her sumi-e artworks.

Events Calendar

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other events in the area in beige
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JN Newsletter

JN vol12no01

In the current issue of Japan Now: Toshikoshi soba, Maryland's Lt. Governor Discusses Japan Ties, and the JICC announces the winners of the first annual Haiku contest. Click here.

Employment

Click here for more information on current employment opportunities at the JICC.

JET Program

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