BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5774@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180915T000000Z DTEND:20180915T000000Z DESCRIPTION:\n<em>Kaiju</em>&nbsp\;translates to &ldquo\;strange creature&r dquo\; in English but has come to mean &ldquo\;giant monster&rdquo\; refer ring to the creatures like Godzilla and Mothra that inhabited the postwar movie and television screens of Japan. The advent of these monsters brough t about the creation of characters to combat them&mdash\;hence the emergen ce of pop-culture heroes like Ultraman and Kamen Rider.\n\nImmerse yoursel f in a colorful universe of vintage and contemporary&nbsp\;<em>kaiju</em>& nbsp\;and hero toys from Mark Nagata\, a toy designer and fervent toy coll ector.\n\nIn conjunction with the exhibition&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.jan m.org/exhibits/kaiju-vs-heroes/"><span style="color: #333333\;"><em>Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the World of Japanese Toys</em></ a>\n<a></a><a></a><em></em>\n<strong></strong><em></em> SUMMARY:Opening Day: "Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata's Journey through the Wo rld of Japanese Toys" URL:/en/events/2018/09/15/opening-day-kaiju-vs-heroes-mark-nagatas-journ/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR