Season 2 Episode 6 – Obon Edition


In this episode, we highlight Obon Festivals in our community. Premiering Thursday, July 13, 2023, 6 p.m. on the Nichi Bei Foundation Facebook Live and YouTube channels.

Pastries: LAST DANCE: San Jose Obon lead instructor Reiko Iwanaga

Salad: SUMMER BOOK REVIEW: Lisa Tsukamoto’s children’s book picks on the wartime incarceration

Chef Special #1: QUEER OBON: Creating a community space

Chef Special #2: YONSEI MINISTER IN JAPAN: Rev. Jeff Asai on Obon

Dessert: Kushikatsu (Kushiage) by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook

News Bites:  Community events over the past month

– Arigato Benkyodo

– Jtown MusicFest

– Multiracial APA Yankees contribute to perfect game

– Japan Day

– San Jose Obon

Tips: Community Events

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