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Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo. July 9 - October 30, 2011

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July 2, 2011
CARTOONIST STAN SAKAI TO APPEAR AT MUSEUM'S TARGET FREE FAMILY SATURDAY JULY 9: Creator of Usagi Yojimbo to Give Demonstration at Target Event, 'Once Upon A Time'

Stan Sakai, famed creator of the iconic comic book samurai rabbit, Usagi Yojimbo, will highlight the Japanese American National Museum’s Target Free Family Saturday, "Once Upon A Time", on Saturday, July 9, with a personal appearance to mark the opening of the Museum’s latest exhibition, Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo.

For over 25 years, Sakai has researched, ...
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June 24, 2011
'YEAR OF THE RABBIT: STAN SAKAI'S USAGI YOJIMBO' EXHIBITION TO OPEN JULY 9

The Japanese American National Museum will premiere its latest exhibition, Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo, on Saturday, July 9, featuring original art of the iconic comic book character and a new documentary on cartoonist Stan Sakai. Premiere Sponsor for the exhibition is Daruma. The show runs through October 30, 2011.

Sakai’s samurai rabbit has become internationally famous ...
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The Bunny Pages
The Daily, August 3, 2011
Meet Miyamoto Usagi--rabbit, samurai, comic hero--and his creator.
San Diego Comic Con Interview with Stan Sakai
YouTube, August 2, 2011
Stan Sakai, creator of Usagi Yojimbo, is interviewed at the 2011 Comic Con in San Diego.
'Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo" Part of Little Tokyo Design Week
Little Tokyo Design Week, April 27, 2011

The Big 3 Cultural Institutions located in Little Tokyo (JANM, MOCA, and JACCC) will feature open houses and ancillary programming around their respective exhibits on view at that time. A short description each exhibition is presented below.