Author talk - Nihonjin no shiranai nihongo
25 May 2010, London
Meet the creators of this best-selling manga essay series, in this one-off talk with two authors from Japan.
This series has sold an incredible 1.3 million copies, and has now been turned into a popular TV drama.
Nihonjin no Shiranai Nihongo (°∆Japanese that Japanese People Don°«t Know°«) takes a hilarious look at the issues that learners of Japanese face, and the difficult questions they ask their teachers. Author and Japanese teacher, Nagiko Umino, and manga artist, Hebizo, will speak about how they created this manga, and the real-life stories behind this series.
6:30pm Author talk with Nagiko Umino & Hebizo (chaired by Kim Woodruff, Japan Foundation London)
7:30pm Demonstration of manga drawing (Hebizo)
7:45pm Informal chat with the authors
This talk will be in Japanese. It will be suitable for those with Japanese around JLPT 2 (N2) or above. The event is free but booking is essential as places are limited.
This event is free to attend but booking is essential .To reserve a place, please email email@example.com or call 020 7436 6698 by 28th September.