Gambate! What a way to start 2018. How do you memorize script in Japanese and do a kabuki-style play that you've never trained for in your life? Join the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and when you get a casting call from President Wayne Ishihara --- you give a resounding YES and join 6 fellow members to rehearse and perform in the annual new year celebration and tradition that bonds the dorobo's forever.
We are the mighty cast of the 73rd Annual HJCC Shinnen Enkai from left to right - then front & center: