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Benjamin Boas

Translator / Author in Tokyo

What's 'Cool Japan'?

PRESENTED ON APR 22, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 124

最近よく聞く「Cool Japan / クールジャパン」って何でしょう?子供の時から漫画やアニメ、テレビゲームなど日本のサブカルチャーにハマり、日本人以上に日本人らしいアメリカ人のBenjamin Boas(ベンジャミン・ボアス)さんが、自身の体験からクールジャパンを熱く語ります!

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Cool Stuff I Like

BY JONATHON LLEWELLYN
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 20, 2013

Jonathon Llewellyn is a man of many tastes, and many of them are cool. He walks us through some of his favourite photos, apps, concepts, and ideas. 

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Anime fan

BY VEERLE ZANDSTRA
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 03, 2013

Anime is niet alleen een Japanse tekenstijl, het is een lijfstijl. De 15-jarige Veerle Zandstra vertelt over haar passie voor manga comics en anime gebruiken.

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Anime Masters

BY HIROMI ITO
@ JAPANESE ART OR ART IN JAPAN? ON FEB 19, 2015

Hiromi Ito talks about the empire of Japanese anime and its huge popularity across the world. She also speaks about the many people and industries involve in creating these animations.

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Meet my (cool) in-laws

BY JOE REINSTEIN
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Joe Reinstein claims to have the coolest in-laws ever - Dick Higgins and Alison Knowles, co-founders of the Fluxus art movement.

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Why Translators are Cool

BY ANGELA DICKSON
@ VOL 22 ON SEP 15, 2015

Angela Dickson tries her best to convince us that she is amongst one of the most important (and cool) people on the planet. Who are we to disagree? ;o)

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The Short Tempered Guide to Keeping One's Cool in a Hot & Bothered Tourism Town

BY ZACHARY LIVELY
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 21, 2016

Zachary Lively shares how he keeps his cool while dealing with tourists in St. Augustine. Lively lives in St. Augustine, and his work depends on tourists. But he knows it's not always easy to deal with the influx of people that come to enjoy the amazing town, so he has provided us with very rhythmic advice on how to keep our cool. 

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Too Cool to be a Dancer!

BY ZARRINA GAZARYAN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 24, 2017

Bahrom Shohimardonov - he talked about that dancing is something that can inspire us to make our life more sweet. More over - there is small introduction to popular dancing in Tajikistan.

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A fantastical illustration for Japan House London

BY NATSKO SEKI
@ VOL 17 ON MAY 22, 2017

In this extra special PechaKucha given to announce the location and concept of Japan House London on 22 May 2017, Natsko Seki wows the audience with the delightful details of her artist’s interpretation of what Japan House could bring to London.

 Natsko's art work gives an imaginative insight into what visitors may be able to experience at Japan House London.

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When Flying Was Cool

BY RYAN BIZIOREK
@ VOL 41 ON MAR 07, 2017

Ryan Biziorek remembers the days when flying was the most romantic way to travel.  For him, it still is.