BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5253@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20161127T000000Z DTEND:20161127T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>*Parking will be scarce due to that evening&rsquo\;s <a href="http://thehollywoodchristmasparade .org/" target="_blank">Christmas Parade</a> on Hollywood Blvd. Expect stre et closures. There is a metro station right next to the theatre (Hollywood /Highland).</strong>\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>**Audience members who reserve a seat in advance will be let into the theatre first. Five minutes before the screening starts\, walk-ins will be allowed into the theatre. <em><span style="text-decoration: underline\;">We can only gu arantee your seat if you reserve a spot and arrive at least 5 minutes earl y </em>.</strong>\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>Admission: &n bsp\;<span style="color: #ff0000\;">FREE</strong>\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;">Click <strong><a href="http://jflalc.org/index.php?section=cale ndar&amp\;subsection=register_for_event&amp\;event_id=430" target="_blank" ><span style="color: #0066cc\;">HERE </a> </strong> to reserve <strong><sp an style="text-decoration: underline\;">10AM Screening</strong>\n<strong> </strong>\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong> Click</strong><stron g>&nbsp\;</strong><strong><a href="http://jflalc.org/index.php?section=cal endar&amp\;subsection=register_for_event&amp\;event_id=431" target="_blank "><span style="color: #0066cc\;"></a></strong><strong>HERE</strong>&nbsp\; to reserve<strong>&nbsp\;</strong><strong><span style="text-decoration: un derline\;">1:30PM Screening<span style="text-decoration: underline\;">&nbs p\;</strong>\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;"><a style="font-weight: bol d\;" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYLdUfRPmJ4" target="_blank"><s pan style="color: #0066cc\;">WATCH THE TRAILER HERE</a>\n\n<p style="text- align: center\;">&nbsp\;\n\n<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>What i s Kabuki?</strong>\n\nThe all-male kabuki theater has existed for more tha n 400 years\, and it remains Japan's most popular form of theater. The gen re combines dance\, music\, dynamic action\, and picturesque poses. Kabuki has created urban heroes\, legendary characters\, iconic courtesans\, pri ncesses - and a whole culture of stardom.\n\n<p style="text-align: center\ ;"><strong>What is Cinema Kabuki?</strong>\n\nSince 2005\, Kabuki producti on company Shochiku Co. Ltd. has released Cinema Kabuki which offers Engli sh speakers the unique opportunity to experience full-scale Kabuki perform ances by some of Japan's biggest stars in high definition on the big scree n with English subtitles. This\, however\, is no regular film screening\; Cinema Kabuki allows the audience to vividly experience the excitement of the live stage through the full use and wide-range capability of high-defi nition (HD) images and 6-channel sound. Enjoy the authenticity of Kabuki a s if you were sitting in the best seat of the Metropolitan Opera House!\n\ n<p style="text-align: center\;"><strong>What is Cinema Kabuki "ONE PIECE" ?</strong>\n\n"ONE PIECE" is Japan's top-selling manga of all time\, and o ne of its most beloved. This high fantasy saga is about a super-powered yo ung man who travels as a pirate from island to island on an ocean planet. His pirate crew is as lovable as it is eccentric\, and the story will make you laugh and cry.\n\nCinema Kabuki "ONE PIECE " introduces kabuki theatr e to a new generation. The play showcases elements of traditional kabuki: acting style\, classical language\, set design\, costume elements\, and mo re. The plot is from a specific "ONE PIECE" storyline that happens in the middle of the long saga &ndash\; The Paramount War. It covers volumes 51 t o 60 of the manga and episodes 457 to 489 of the anime.\n\n"ONE PIECE" fan s are highly encouraged to attend. Eiichiro Oda\, creator of One Piece him self publically stated\, &ldquo\;<em>☆ IT WAS TOO SPECTACULAR</em> <em> ☆ I didn&rsquo\;t want to leave the kabuki theatre!! &hellip\;Everyone\, <strong>YOU SHOULD SEE IT</strong> !!!&rdquo\;</em>\n\nAudience members u nfamiliar with "ONE PIECE" may struggle to follow the story\, but will enj oy the spectacle enormously!\n\nCOSPLAY CONTEST:\nPlease come wearing your favorite "ONE PIECE" cosplay! Outside the theatre there will be a COSPLAY CORNER with Monkey.D.Luffy\, Roronoa.Zoro\, Trafalgar Law\, Tony Tony.Cho pper\, Portgas.D.Ace and marine cosplay pieces that you can try on. Take a selfie in front of our special Japan Foundation backdrop\, upload it to t witter with the hashtag #onepiecekabuki\, and the most popular photo will win ALL of our cosplay pieces! There will also be professional One Piece c osplayers with whom you can take photos!!\n\nWe encourage you to read "ONE PIECE" before coming to see One Piece Kabuki! Luckily\, the Japan Foundat ion\, Los Angeles free library has the entire series in both English and J apanese! Come check them out during our <span style="color: #0066cc\;"><a href="http://www.jflalc.org/lib-hours.html" target="_blank">library hours< /a>.\n SUMMARY:Cinema Kabuki: ONE PIECE URL:/en/events/2016/11/27/cinema-kabuki-one-piece/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR