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Movie Trailers


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13 Assassins

3 Iron

9 Souls

A Good Husband

A Great Wall

Akira's Hip Hop Shop

A Love Story

American Pastime

Angulimala

Asakusa Daydreams

Asian Stories

Bad Guy

Barking Dogs Never Bite

Batad

Bay Rong

Better Luck Tomorrow

The Bird People in China

Birthright

Bodyguards and Assassins

The Bow

Bridge to the Sun

Bright Future

By the Will of Genghis Khan

Cafe Lumiere

Caregiver

Catfish in Black Bean Sauce


The Cave of the Yellow Dog

Cavite

Charlotte Sometimes

Chungking Express

Chunhyang

CJ7

Confucius


Crying Ladies

The Debut

Departures

Dreams

Eat a Bowl of Tea

Eat Drink Man Woman

Electric Dragon 80,000V

The Emperor and the Assassin

The Eye

Face

Farewell to my Concubine

Finishing the Game

Firefly Dreams

Floating Lives

Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea

Giants and Toys

Grave of the Fireflies

Goddess of 1967

GOEMON

H

Hachiko Monogatari

Half Kenneth

Hana

Hero

The Hidden Blade

The Hidden Fortress

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hundred Percent

Hollywood Chinese

Howl's Moving Castle

Ichi the Killer

In the Shadow of Naga

Iron Monkey

Japan's Longest Day

Japanese Story

Ju Dou

Kabei

Kagemusha

Kaidan

Kailangan Kita

Kaleldo

Kao

Khadak

Khan Kluay

Kikujiro

The Killer

The King of Masks

The Knot

Kwaidan

Last Life in the Universe

Last Train Home

Last Quarter

Late Spring

The Legend of Suryothai

Little Big Soldier

Little Fish

Love and Honor

Love Conquers All

The Lover

Lust, Caution

Maborosi

Magnifico

Merantau

Mongol

Mongolian Ping Pong

The Motel


Mother

Moon Child

Mt. Tsurugidake

Musa the Warrior

My Neighbor Totoro

The Mystery of Rampo

Naglalayag

Nauisicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Never Forever


Ninja Assassin

Nobody Knows

Norwegian Wood

Not One Less

Ohayou

Old Partner

Once Upon a Time in China

One Wonderful Sunday

Onmyoji

Opera Jawa

The Overture

Owl and the Sparrow

Pai in Love

Party 7

Passport to Love

Perhaps Love

Picture Bride

Pom Poco

Ponyo

Porco Rosso

Princess Mononoke

Raise the Red Lantern

The Ramen Girl

Rampo Noir

Ran

Rashomon

The Rebel

Red Cliff

Rekados

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

Ringu

The Road Home

Saigon Eclipse

Sad Dream

The Samurai I Loved

Samurai Rebellion

Sanjuro

The Sea is Watching

Seven Samurai

Seventh Moon

Shall We Dansu?

Shanghai Kiss

Shanghai Triad

Shape of the Moon

Shark Skin Man & Peach Hip Girl

Shinobi

Shodo Girls Blue Blue Sky

Shower

Siyama

The Slanted Screen


Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Spider Forest

Spirited Away

Spring, Summer, Fall Winter... And Spring

Still Life

The Story of a Weeping Camel

The Story of Qui Ju

Sway

Sword in the Moon

The Sword with No Name

Syndromes and a Century

Surrogate Valentine

Suzhou River

Taboo

Tai Chi Master

The Taste of Tea

Taking Father Home

They Wait

Thor

Time

Tokyo!

Tokyo Pop

Tokyo Story

Tokyo Zombie

To Live

Tony Takitani

Train Man

Treeless Mountain

True Legend

Tukkie's Diary

Twenty-four Eyes

The Twilight Samurai

The Two Horses of Genghis Khan

Under the Tree

Villon's Wife

Vital

The Warlords

The Warrior's Way

The Way Home

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald

West 32nd

What's Cooking?


When the Last Sword is Drawn

White On Rice

Who Are You?

Wu Xia

Visage

Xiu Xiu the Sent Down Girl

Yamada

Yellow Fellas

Yellow Tears

Yojimbo

Zhou Yu's Train









The Asian Experience


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Arirang

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Remembrance Project

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Lori's Articles
(A collection of pieces from AZNLover.com)

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Preview Page with Links




Graphic Novels, Mangas & Comic Strips

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American Born Chinese
(Gene Yang)

Eagle
(Kaiji Kawaguchi)

Elmer
(Gerry Alanguilan)

Secret Asian Man
(Tak Toyoshima)

Secret Identities
(Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow, Jerry Ma, Jeff Castro)

The Lost Thing
(Shaun Tan)



Books
By Asian Authors


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Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter
Adeline Yen Mah

Happy Birthday or Whatever: Track Suits, Kim Chee and Other Family Disasters
Annie Choi


The Barbarians Are Coming

David Wong Louie

Yellow

Don Lee

Beyond Life Sentences (Contemporary Philippine Poetry)
Eileen Tabios

Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Edogawa Rampo (James B. Harris)

Masks
Fumiko Enchi

The Street of a Thousand Blossoms
Gail Tsukiyama

A Ricepaper Airplane
Gary Pak


The Way We Do It In Japan
Geneva Cobb Iijima


World and Town
Gish Jen


Behind the Red Mist
Ho Anh Thai

K is for Korea
Hyechong Cheung

Charlie Chan is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction
Jessica Tarahata Hagedorn

The Magical Monkey King: Mischief in Heaven
Ji-Li Jiang

No No Boy
John Okada


The Aquariums of Pyongyang
Kang Chol Hwan and Pierre Rigoulot


I Hotel

Karen Tei Yamashita


Secondhand World

Katherine Min

Inheritance: A Novel
Lan Samantha Chang


Shinju
Laura Joh Rowland

Crossings
Leonard Chang

The Woman Warrior
Maxine Hong Kingston


Chinese Children's Favorite Stories
Mingmei Yip

Kokoro
Natsume Soseki

The East/West Quartet
Ping Chong (Jessica Hagedorn)

Wait Until Twilight
Sang Yul Pak

Eyes of the Tailess Animals
Soon Ok Lee

The Foreign Student
Susan Choi

The Mao Case
Qiu Xiaolong


Gold Boy, Emerald Girl: Stories
Yiyun Li





Books About Asian Subjects

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Honolulu
Alan Brennert

The Cleanest Race

B.R. Myers


The Japanese Have a Word for It
Boye Lafayette De Mente


An Artistic Exile
Geremie Randall Barme

Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art
Jodi Cobb

Mae Franking's My Chinese Marriage
Katherine Anne Porter


Madame Sadayakko
Lesley Downer


The Emperor and the Wolf
Stuart Galbraith IV

American/Korean Contrasts

Susan Oak; Virginia Martin






Random Links


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3 Filipino Tenors

Acrobats of Japan - 1904

Alternative China

An Interview with James Yeh

Anson Acain

The ART of Teknique

Balinese Rabbit Dance

Baraka Kecak

Beijing Opera

Bento

Bi Rain Practice


Bunraku

Butoh

Chiyonofuji

Contact Juggling

The Color of Honor

CPA PSA

CrazyAsian

The Curse of Quon Gwon


Dan Tani: This I Believe

Donghae and Eunhyuk Practice

Ernie: Gigil

Geommu

GT: Apathy Killed

Half-Korean: Spoken Word

Hanayakara

Ichiro Suzuki

James Carson Yun

James Shigeta Tribute

Jang Yong Yeong Guards

Japanese Children's Day

Jimmy Wong - Asians in the Library Song

Joe Hisaishi - A Chinese Tall Story

Kabuki

Kendo

Khmer Sovan Macha

Kodo

Koinobori

Kyudo

Lantern Festival

Lao Dance

The Lazy Song


Leyte Dance Theatre

Memorial to Ellison Onizuka

Miyavi: Moon

Mongolian Dance

Monkey Bee

Mongolian Overtone Singer

Muay Thai

Naadam

Noh

Onigiri

Park Song Hee: Pansori

Peace Pill: City Song

Philippine Allstars 2008

The Price of Freedom

Quan Yeoman Verse

Quintillion Quiz: Rehearsal


Shibaten: Spiral Didju

Shima Uta: China Sadao & Gackt


Shingo Mama

The Speaks: Bayanihan


Srivijaya

Steve Aoki

SweetYmotion Welcome

Tall Enough

Usagi Tanaka: Silent Hill Robbie

VAMPS: Secret in My Heart

Vietnamese Pride: Giving to Those in Need


Wang LeeHom: New Instrument

Wing Chun

Wu Shu

Yul Kwon: Don't Stereotype








Food Trucks

*****


Bian Dang
Twitter
(Taiwanese Box Lunches)
(New York City, New York)

Chairman Bao
Twitter
(Filled, Steamed and Baked Bao [buns])
(San Francisco, California)

Chow Truck
Twitter
(Haute Asian Cuisine on the Go)
(Salt lake City, Utah)

The Flying Pig
Twitter
(French/Pacific Rim Fusion)
(Los Angeles, california)

Kogi BBQ
Twitter
(Korean/Mexican Fusion)
(Los Angeles, California)

Korilla
Twitter
(Korean BBQ)
(New York City, New York)

Momogoose
Twitter
(Southeast Asian Cuisine, including Vegan)
(Boston, Massachusetts)

Nom Nom Truck
Twitter
(Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches)
(Los Angeles & San Francisco, California)

Nong's Khao Man Gai
Twitter
(Thai Chicken & Rice)
(Portland, Oregon)


Phamish
Twitter
(Vietnamese Home Cooking)
(Los Angeles, California)






Documentaries



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Arirang

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California Dreaming: Japanese-American History
(sample)

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A Century of Koreans in America

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A True Chinese American Story 1

A True Chinese American Story 2

A True Chinese American Story 3

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Asian Prisoners Panel 1

Asian Prisoners Panel 2

Asian Prisoners Panel 3

Asian Prisoners Panel 4

Asian Prisoners Panel 5

Asian Prisoners Panel 6

Asian Prisoners Panel 7

Asian Prisoners Panel 8

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The First Emperor 1

The First Emperor 2

The First Emperor 3

The First Emperor 4

The First Emperor 5

The First Emperor 6

The First Emperor 7

The First Emperor 8

The First Emperor 9

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Hayao Miyazaki 1

Hayao Miyazaki 2


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Hideko Takamine

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Long Tack Sam 
(sample)

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Sundrenched 1

Sundrenched 2

Sundrenched 3

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Sundrenched 5

Sundrenched 6

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Sundrenched 9

Sundrenched 10

Sundrenched 11


Sundrenched 12

Sundrenched 13

Sundrenched 14

Sundrenched 15

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Yellow Face 1

Yellow Face 2

Yellow Face 3

Yellow Face 4

Yellow Face 5

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The Tweet List
(Who we follow on Twitter)

(I've just started adding these and have a long way to go, so keep checking back for new Twitter addies.)

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Angry Asian Man

Channel APA

Comedy Zen

Daniel Dae Kim

Danny Cho

David Choi

Dawen

Eliot Chang

Far East Movement

ISA

JABBAWOCKEEZ

Japan Forum

Japan Society

Jay Hayden

Joseph Kahn

Just Kidding Films

Ken Lloyd

KoreAm

KTown Cowboys

Luna Sea

Masanori Mine

Michael Kang

The Mighty Fifty

Miyavi

Miyavi Staff

Myco

NAAAP

NAAAP Atlanta

NAAAP Boston

NAAAP Charlotte

NAAAP Columbus

NAAAP Connecticut

NAAAP Convention


NAAAP Houston

NAAAP DC

NAAAP DFW

NAAAP Nashville

NAAAP Orange County

NAAAP Philadelphia

NAAAP RTP

NAAAP San Diego

NAAAP San Francisco

NAAAP Seattle

NAAAP Toronto

NHK

Oblivion Dust Staff

Priscilla Ahn

yan Higa

Ryo

Shibaten Spirits

Sung Kang

Tablo

The Tokyo Times

Quest Crew

Quintillion Quiz

Women in NAAAP

Wong Fu Productions

Yokoso News

YOMYOMF




Tourism
(click to find links)




Asian American Film Lab & the Annual 72 Hour Film Shootout
(Various Submissions)

Visit their YouTube Channel here:
72 Hour Film Shootout

And their Websites here:

Asian American Film Lab

72 Hour Film Shootout

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25 Mins

6 Degrees of Separation

96-120

A Date with Time

A First Goodbye

A First Goodbye/Everybody Everyday

A.K.A.08494####

Amerikan Zombie Nightmare

Anatomy of a First Goodbye

An Hour to Freedom

An Untitled Film

Arthur Acuna in Mr. Kiss

The Asian Hybrid

Asian Sexy Stars Together in Tremendous Scenes

Best Friends Forever

Broken

Call Me When You're Single

The Candidates

Clock is Ticking

Cold War

Consequence

Contract

Crumple

Deuce Five

Discard

Do They Have Locks on Them?

The Editor

Elizabeth Ong is Missing

The Encounter

Expired Candies of Childhood

Eye in the Sky, Heart in Midheaven

First Goodbye Cleaning Agency

Foreign Exchange

For My Ancestors

Fortune's Fool

Girls Night Out

Goodbye New York, Hello Asia

Grace and Benny

Grace & the Staten Island Ferry

Happy Sad Go! Go! Go!

Hyde And Sikh

I Have a Rendezvous with Death

I'm Perfect

Initial

Is There Anything Else

It's So Hard to Say Goodbye

Just a Burger

Killer Headline

Last Act

Le Courier

The Life of the Party

Mahal Kita

Make or Break

Matt-Man Begins

Miles Apart

Missing

No Holding Back

Now

The One

One Dollar

Pandamania

The Pizzeria


Poison Berry

Post Mortem

Ready or Not

Relativity

Re Sin

Running Time's Up

The Savage Lotus

Say Goodbye

Season's End

Seven Oh Five - Zappka AKA The Space Rocker

The Shortest Summer

Sieze the Day

Speed Mentoring

Spofford Alley

Street Pong (Ping Pong Fighter)

Sunrise, Sunset

Suspense's How to Jedi Mind Trick the Bitch

Time After Time

Time and Date; The Misogyny of Time

Time Out

Time Out

Time's [not] Up

Timing

Truth*

Villains

Welcome

What He Said

White on Rice

White Rabbit

Winging It





YouTube Music Videos

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'You Wouldn't Answer My Calls'
2AM

'Without U'
2PM

ทำได้เพียง
25hours


'I My Me Mine'
4minute

'beyo~nd'
54-71

'For You'
5566

'Uynga'
A-Sound

'Violent Parade'

Acid Android

交響ファンタジー第1

Akira Ifukube

'Theme of Laura'
Akira Yamaoka

'Wind'
Akeboshi

'Cyclamen na Kaori'
Akira Fuse

'Requiem'
Altan Urag

'Cocoon'
Anna Tsuchiya


'Bloody Matrimony'
Anthelion


영웅

Ares

'Sweet Misery'
Baiyu
(w/ Anson Acain as Male Lead)

'Shock'
Beast

'Tonight'
Big Bang

'Love Song'
Bi Rain

'Eat You Up'
BoA

'Short Intermission'
Bobby 'Big Phony' Choy

'Grenade'
Bruno Mars

'Planetarium'
Bump of Chicken

'Hairlay Chamaigaa'
Camerton

'Yaad'
Candyway

'Starting Over'
Cate Song

Andheri
Catch 22


片想い

Chara

'Period'
Chemistry

'No Pressure'
CHOPS featuring Mystic

'It's Gonna Be okay'
Clash

'Compromised Wills'
Crescent Lament

'Broken Jade'
CthoniC

Pheri
Cobweb

'Blue Bird'
Cocco

'Undo'
Cool Joke

'After Love'
Crystal Kay

'Fly Away'
D-Pryde featuring Erika David

'Ja Gow Huk Gun Pai Teung Nai'
D2B

'Kapatiran ng Bakal at Apoy'
Dahong Palay

'That Girl'
David Choi

'Alipin'
Death By Stereo

'Redeemer'
D'espairsray

'Machiavellism'
Dir En Grey

'Ingen Temeenii Duu'
Emotion

'Run'
Epik high

'Just Like Billy'
FAKE?

'Rocketeer'
Far East Movement

'Nu Abo'
f(x)

'Redemption'
Gackt

'World to be Ashes'

Gallhammer

'Hoot'
Girls' Generation

'Run Devil Run'
Girls' Generation

'Have a Nice Day'
Glanz

'Apologize'
Glay

'Ipagpatawad'
Gloc-9

'Drinking Song'
Hanggai

Xiger Xiger'
Hanggai

'Come Back to Me'
Hikaru Utada

'We Stand Alone'
Infernal Chaos

'I Swear'
Inoran

'Sennenka'
Inoran

'Count on Me (Nothin on You)'
Jay Park

'Very Last Time'
Jennifer Chung & Johnny Yang

'From On High'
Jimmy Wong

'ABC'
Jin

'Shuo Ai Ni'
Jolin Tsai

'Codeine Slash'
Joujouka

'Satsuki'
Kagrra

'Unmei'
Kazha

'S'
Ken

'Speed'
Ken

'People Who Make Me Sorrow'
Kim Kyung Ho

'Love Sick'
KinKi Kids

Boldoggui Shuu
Kiwi

'Hitomi no Jyuunin'
L'Arc~en~Ciel

'Top 40 Acapella Medley'
Legaci

'Tsag Agaar'
The Lemons

'Heavy Chains'
Loudness

Doloon Egshig
Lumino

'Gravity'
Luna Sea

'Feel'
Marie Digby


'Powa'
Melong

'Crazy for You'
Michael Cruz

'Let It Out'
Miho Fukuhara

'Huan'
Miss Melody & Mobidextrous

'Kiri'
Monoral

'Safira'
Monoral (guest: VAMPS)

'Tuesday'
Monoral

'Visions in My Head'
Monoral

'Galaxies: The Next Level'
Mountain Brothers

'Libra'
MUCC

'Ene Hair Baij'
Munhiin Rap

'Selfish Love'
Miyavi

'Kesenai Tsumi'
Nana Kitade

'SLAM'
Novasonic

'In Fear with Shiver'
Oathean

'Never Ending'
Oblivion Dust

'Truth'
Park Yong Ha

'Top 40 Violin Mashup'
Paul Dateh

'Gloomy Sunday'
PIA

'I Wish'
P'Unk~en~Ciel

'Dream'
Priscilla Ahn


'Aitakute'
 Quintillion Quiz

'Dawn of Despair'
Sad Legend

'Shunkan Sentimental'
Scandal

Erkh Saran
Serchmaa

'Cannibalistic Dream'
Serpent

'Midnight Sun'
Sigh

'Lunar Eclipse'

Silver Ash

'Long (Try)'
Singular

'How the Wicked Live'
The Slants

'Dren Lu'
Sonam Tashi Gyalrong

'High'
The Speaks

'Bonamana'
Super Junior

'Won't You Come Again'

Susie Suh

Sanahiin Ayalguu
SweetYmotion

'A Dream Return'
Tang Dynasty

'Bloody Valentine'
Tata Young

ภาวนา
Ten to Twelve

'Zock On!'
Teriyaki Boyz

'Lonely Girl'
Tetsuya

'Charlie Sheen'
Traphik, Dumbfoundead and Jin

'Mirotic'
TVXQ

'Eat Sa La'
Unicorn

'Evanescent'
VAMPS


'Fang Shen'
Van Fan Yi Cheng

'Wei Yi'
Wang LeeHom

'Nobody'
Wonder Girls


末路
Yaksa

박하사탕
Yoon Band

'Kodo'
Yoshida Brothers



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