Let's get to know Japan through manga and anime.
Interact with Japanese people through Zoom meetings and experience the Japanese language!
EDT Sunday, March 20, 2022 21:00
CDT Sunday, March 20, 2022 20:00
PDT Sunday, March 20, 2022 18:00
Japanese Culture through Manga and Games
Would you like to learn more about Japan and the Japanese language through manga and games?
For example, "Demon Slayer" is about the Meiji and Taisho periods in Japan and features demons from real-life Japanese folklore. In "Pokémon", real regions of Japan are used to design the Pokémon regions.(Really?)
Let's learn about Japan through these topics!
*Demon Slayer: 鬼滅の刃
|Sunday, March 20|
|Opening||Staff & Guest Introductions|
Why are Japanese manga, anime, and video games so popular in the U.S.?
|Main section||Is it true that they are real?|
Pokémon Stage x Region of Japan.
|Today's Summary||Japan as seen through Pokémon.|
|Closing||Announcing this upcoming attempt!|
|Free time||You can ask questions about things that have been on your mind today or that you would like to talk about.|
EDT Tuesday, March 22, 2022 21:00
CDT Tuesday, March 22, 2022 20:00
PDT Tuesday, March 22, 2022 18:00
10 Questions with Experienced Professionals! Study in the U.S. and Japan
What challenges do American students studying in Japan and Japanese students studying in the U.S. experience? We've invited an American who has actually studied in Japan and a Japanese person who has studied in the U.S. for a dialogue-style 10 Questions! We will provide you with firsthand accounts of the joys of living in a foreign country, the stimulation you can receive, and the difficulties!
|Sunday, March 22|
|Main section||Ten Questions about the study abroad experience.|
|looking back||Exchange of impressions and comments.|
|Closing||Scheduled date of video release.|
このイベントでは、簡単な日本語を使って話ます。 This event will be conducted in easy Japanese.
EDT Saturday, March 26, 2022 19:30
CDT Saturday, March 26, 2022 18:30
PDT Saturday, March 26, 2022 16:30
"Sail" Users Networking
*Sail registration is required for this event. Please register as a Sail member as soon as possible, as you will receive instructions on how to participate in the event in the Sail member e-newsletter.
"Sail" Registration: Sail Website - for International
Would you like to be able to confidently introduce yourself in Japanese? We will hold an exchange party to promote mutual understanding through quizzes on the differences between American English and Japanese, which may be surprising to some! Sail staff will be on hand to assist you, so please feel free to attend the event. Don't be nervous; let's get to know each other beforehand at this event so you can have good conversations through Sail!
|Sunday, March 26|
How to proceed with today's event.
Spoken Language in Daily Life: A Japanese-English Comparison.
Onomatopoeia: A Japanese-English Comparison.
Basic Self-Introduction Sentences: Comparison of Japanese and English.
|Small group breakout room|
Let's introduce ourselves for one minute!
Japanese people use English, and American people use Japanese.
|Closing||Information about upcoming events and use of Sail.|
Support for learning Japanese
Paving the way for a vibrant and harmonious future
At Helte, our vision is to “pave the way for a vibrant and harmonious future.” In order to make that vision a reality, we are developing Sail—a global communication service in Japanese that connects Japan to the world—in collaboration with people from academia, government, the private sector, and various industries, who share our ambition.