Aratani/Japan America Theater
Japanese Village Plaza
The funny-looking tower is a yagura , a traditional fire-lookout tower typically found in rural Japan. It’s the gateway to this kitschy...
Wolf & Crane
A fun, new Little Tokyo bar with waxed concrete floors, a blonde-wood slab bar, common tables and built-in bench seating. They have flat...
Among the best diversions in the Japanese Village Plaza is this terrific donut-shop-turned-gourmet-cafe serving blueberry mocha and...
Aratani/Japan America Theater information
Next door to the James Irvine Garden, a handmade, peacock-motif silk doncho (curtain) from Kyoto dramatically opens the stage for kabuki , no (stylized dance-dramas), and bunraku (puppet shows) performances.