Celebrate the 130th Anniversary of Little Tokyo with LTHS!
LTHS will observe a year-long celebration of the 130th Anniversary of Little Tokyo, which had its origin in 1884 with the establishment of a humble restaurant, Kame, at 340 East First Street. Please join us by contacting, Michael Okamura, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monthly Meeting (First Saturday of every month)
April 5, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 am
Little Tokyo Visitor Center/Koban @ 307 E. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
130th Anniversary Events
February 1 Launch of year-long commemoration of 130th Anniversary
March 2 USC Nikkei Association's 7th Annual Culture Show, USC, 7:30 pm
April 5 Benefit Dance at Nishi Hongwanji Temple Kaikan building, 7:30 pm
April 25-May 4 "Taste of Little Tokyo" presented by All Japan News Inc.
April 29 Reception to award winners of "Imagine Little Tokyo" Short Story Contest
May 3 Godzilla film festival
May 31-June 1 Community Photo Collection Weekend
May 24 Presentation at Los Angeles Public Library, Central Library History Dept.
June 7 Presentation at Los Angeles Central Library, LA City Historical Society
August 8-10 LA Tanabata Festival kazari decoration
August 10 74th Annual Nisei Week Festival Grand Parade entry
October 11 Obake ghost and Japanese folklore stories, Little Tokyo Branch Library
We welcome anyone who is interested in preserving Little Tokyo!
"Lil Tokyo Reporter" (2012) DVD is Available on Amazon!
"Lil Tokyo Reporter: A Short Film Based on the Life of Sei Fujii" (2012) | $25.00
Chris Tashima (Actor), Eijiro Ozaki (Actor), Jeffrey Gee Chin (Director) About the film, click here.
Go on Amazon!
2014 Calendar on Sale!
“LITTLE TOKYO: Celebrating Then and Now" | $10.00
2014 Calendar on sale at these Little Tokyo locations: Little Tokyo Service Center front desk, Bunka-do, Kinokuniya Bookstore, Rafu Bussan, Japanese American National Museum store, and Little Tokyo Visitor Center/Koban.
You can also purchase via credit/debit card using PayPal below. Only $10 each, tax included, and postage will be calculated for your convenience.