IBUKI, Issue 7 (September/October 2010)

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Information: http://www. 20thboysfilms. com © 1999, 2006, Naoki Urasawa, Studio Nuts/Shogakukan © 2009 “20th Century Boys” movie companions www. ibukimagazine. com 29 Local information and occasions occasions Sake occasion with girl Brew grasp from Japan Nikkei matters thirty fifth Anniversary Dinner and public sale Meet Hiroko Yokosawa of Tsukinowa Brewery Connecting generations of the Nikkei group whilst: September twentieth - twenty fourth the place: Village Sushi / Sake Nomi / Uwajimaya cost: loose *Village Sushi fees for nutrition and sake whilst: October 30, 2010. beginning at 5:30pm the place: Westin lodge Grand Ballroom, 1900 5th street, Seattle price: Early chicken Registration $135 by means of September fifteenth The eldest of 3 sisters, Hiroko Yokosawa is the toji, or brew grasp, of the venerable Tsukinowa Brewery, tested in 1886 in Iwate Prefecture. There are only a few lady toji in Japan, and none extra prestigious than Ms. Yokosawa. Her sake is fresh and crisp with a gentle, candy stability. she's going to perform numerous neighborhood sake occasions in overdue September. Meet her and take a look at her sake on the following venues: Sept. 20 5-9pm: Village Sushi in U-District~ Dinner with Hiroko Yokosawa *Sake flights and nutrition pairings can be found from twentieth to twenty fourth at Village Sushi. Hiroko will attend dinner at the twentieth. Sept. 21 6-8pm: Sake Nomi ~Tasting complete line-up Sept. 22 4-7pm: Uwajimaya Bellevue ~Meet the brewer, bottle signings Sept. 23 4-6pm: Uwajimaya Seattle ~Meet the brewer, bottle signings Aki-Con 2010 Anime and manga pageant whilst: November fifth - seventh the place: Hilton Bellevue lodge, three hundred 112th Ave SE, Bellevue Pre-registration on-line costs: three day Pass-$35, Friday/Sunday Only-$10, Saturday Only-$15 (Pre-Registration costs strong via 10/31/10) Reg. on the door $45 for the weekend Friday $15, Saturday $25 This annual anime/manga-con in Bellevue begun in 2008 and the attendance and variety of sights has grown each year. This yr they'll host quite a few site visitors together with Rai Kamishiro, Robert Axelrod and Johnny Yong Bosch and provides away over $2,000 in money prizes. details: http://www. akicon. org/ 30 息吹 ibuki • SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2010 In 1975, seven second-generation eastern american citizens shaped Nikkei issues (formerly Issei issues) to supply senior companies for his or her first-generation mom and dad and family. Nikkei matters has advanced right into a center association of the japanese American neighborhood in Seattle that operates a nursing domestic (Seattle Keiro) an assisted-living facility (Nikkei Manor), an grownup actions software (Kokoro Kai) and a group grownup schooling application (Nikkei Horizons). The organization’s thirty fifth anniversary occasion is deliberate round the subject of “Connecting Generations. ” Jeffrey Hattori, CEO of Nikkei issues, says the gala will signify the emergence of a brand new new release of leaders, the third-generation eastern american citizens of Seattle, and should release a brand new and intriguing imaginative and prescient for the association. Many jap American celebrities, together with speed-skating sensation Apolo Anton Ohno, former US Secretary of Transportation and long-time Democratic celebration baby-kisser Norm Mineta, former Governor and present trade Secretary Gary Locke and his spouse Mona Locke, and co-anchor of KING five information, Lori Matsukawa, should be to be had as “ambassadors” for Nikkei matters.

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