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Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
Are you a Japanese language learner who enjoys watching anime? The Japan America Society of Southern California welcomes high school students to join us for a fun and interactive workshop where you can experience what it's like to be a voice actor for an anime series! Practice your Japanese conversation and pronunciation skills with our veteran instructors and fellow language enthusiasts.
About the Instructors
Asako Hayashi Takakura
Asian Languages & Cultures
Asako Hayashi Takakura is a Lecturer in the department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA. She has taught the Japanese language in K-16 settings for more than 20 years.
Her research interests focus on Japanese as a heritage language learners and immersion programs in the Los Angeles community. She is currently giving lectures at teacher workshops regarding language education and online learning all over the United States and Japan.
Actor, Voice Actor, Sound Director, Musician
Kyōsei Tsukui, (津久井教生) is a voice actor from Tokyo currently working for 81 Produce. His most notable role is for Nyanchu from NHK's popular children's show, Nyanchu!Space! Broadcasting! which he's been voicing for 29 years.
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BECOME A MEMBER OF JAPAN AMERICA SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY!
Join a dynamic organization of individual and corporate members who share an interest in Japan and U.S.-Japan relations. Membership in the Japan America Society of Southern California affords you many opportunities to network, build personal and business relationships, and become involved in the U.S.-Japan relationship. As a Member, you will also be supporting the ongoing educational and public affairs programs of the JASSC. Every year we present nearly 40 programs and events serving more than 15,000 individuals.
JASSC is a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational and charitable organization.
Tax I.D. # 95-2021853
Japan America Society of Southern California, 1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 380, Gardena, CA 90248
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