May 2010


1 May, London, UK: Manga Mashup, comic-making workshop at Sci-Fi London, free, registration essential, here

10 May, Dublin, Eire: Comic making workshop at Cinemagic Dublin, find out how to register here, plus Miyazaki screening and discussion, see how to register here.

15 May, London, UK: Waltham Forest Literary Festival 2010

21-23 May, Almelo, Netherlands: Anime 2010, the latest edition of AnimeCon.

25 May, London, UK: 6.15 pm Summer Wars, 8.45 pm Dante’s Inferno: a Japanimation/Animate The World double bill at the Barbican Cinema


1 May, London, UK: Japanese Fans, lecture and display of examples, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture

1-5 May. Norwich, UK: Japan in German Cinema @ UEA and Cinema City

5 May, London, UK: free screening of Hachiko (1987, Seijiro Koyama) at the Embassy of Japan. Space limited, online booking essential.

5-8 May, London, UK: the Ninagawa Company brings its dynamic staging of Musashi to the Barbican.

8-9 May, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany: Hanami, anime convention

12-23 May, Bath, UK: Bath Japanese Festival, events in Bath & Bristol

15 May, London, UK: Japanese woodblock printing workshop with artist Hiroko Imada, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture

15-16 May, Zurich, Switzerland: JapAniManga Night, 10th anime convention from Rising Sun Productions

20 May 2010, Norwich, UK: ‘Making Tea Japanese’ Third Thursday lecture, Sainsbury Foundation

21-23 May, London, UK: BFI Anime Weekend – some great films on offer.

22 May, London, UK: Yona Yona Penguin at the Barbican. I can’t be there as I’m in Almelo, but you should be!

23 May, London, UK: Japanese Garden Party in Hammersmith Park

29-30 May, London: London Movie, Comic & Media Expo, large commercial anime/manga/sf/fantasy/gaming/collectors’ fair.


To 2 May, San Francisco, USA: Drawing the Sword: Samurai in Manga and Anime, exhibition at the Cartoon Art Museum

To 31 June, Japan Society, New York: Graphic Heroes, Magic Monsters: Japanese Prints by Utagawa Kuniyoshi from the Arthur R. Miller Collection. The Royal Academy’s 2009 show crosses the Atlantic.

To 4 July, London, UK: Quilts 1700-2010 at the V&A, a major exhibition on the history, art and craft of quilts

To 12 September, Paris, France: Beat Takeshi Kitano: Gosse de Peintre, fab exhibition at Fondation Cartier.

To December, Bath, UK: Vionnet Dresses, divine confections from one of the greatest fabric technicians in Western costume history, at the Museum of Costume.

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