By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For over 2,000 years, they lay underground — silently guarding China’s First Emperor Qin Shi Huang. In 1974, they were accidentally disturbed from their eternal watch by farmers digging a well in Xi’an in the Shaanxi province of China, revealing a site that is estimated to spread over 38 square […]
Ghost in the Shell started out as a manga series written and illustrated around 1989 by Masamune Shirow.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Asian Americans were the biggest moviegoers in 2016 compared to any other ethnic group in the country in terms of per capita ticket buying, according to a new report by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The MPAA defines frequent moviegoers as people who go to the theater at […]
First dates are a thrilling, nerve wracking, and sometimes awkward experience that is magnified further when captured on camera.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers started in 1993, but I can’t recall ever watching an entire season.
The casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi has caused an uproar as yet another example in a string of high-profile incidents of “whitewashing” in Hollywood.
The members of Slot Machine, a rock/pop band out of Thailand, knew each other before they got together, but it took time before the fateful hookup that united them all.
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The new Power Rangers movie finally arrives in theaters this weekend and it features Ludi Lin (Black Ranger) — the first Asian superhero in a major film. The Chinese-born Canadian is one of two Asian actors in the main cast. The mother of Naomi Scott (Pink Ranger) is of […]
Two passing ships in the night, a sun allergy, and comfort food.
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle is home to many well-known musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, etc. There is also a special place for classical musicians in the Emerald City. Home to internationally acclaimed and one of America’s leading symphony orchestras, the Seattle Symphony is […]