Thursday, July 21, 2022

Food delivery service Hungry Panda hiring Mandarin-speaking Marketing Specialist for Pittsburgh area.


Hungry Panda is again hiring a Mandarin-speaking Marketing Specialist for the Pittsburgh area. As PennsylvAsia noted in Summer 2020, more Chinese delivery options, like Fantuan and Chowbus, have made their way to Pittsburgh.

Main Objective: Activate new users and increase orders for existing customers, promote online and outdoor market campaigns to increase the branding visibility, conduct customer surveys to increase customer satisfaction, Responsible for new users acquisition, customer retention and satisfaction, daily sales volume and revenue.

  • Utilize social media to attract new customers and increase engagement with existing customers
  • Work closely with the design and content teams to build effective marketing strategy
  • Conduct market research, design campaign cooperation with KOLs and related companies
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of local market campaigns to increase daily average users
  • Collect and analyze operational and marketing data collected from previous marketing campaigns, and adjust marketing strategies

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

2022 film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (ドラゴンボール 超 スーパーヒーロー) in Pittsburgh, from August 18.


The 2022 film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (ドラゴンボール 超 スーパーヒーロー) will play in Pittsburgh from August 18 through 24.
The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals, who carry on its spirit, have created the ultimate Androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. These two Androids call themselves “Super Heroes”. They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army’s objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!
The movie was the top-grossing film in Japan its opening weekend of June 11-12, and is the eighth-highest earning domestic film in Japan this year so far. It is currently scheduled to play at the AMC theaters in Waterfront, South Hills, and Mt. Lebanon; the Cinemark Theaters in Monroeville, North Hills, and Robinson; and the Waterworks Cinema. Tickets are available online, but please note that some shows are in English with Japanese subtitles while others are dubbed in English.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

2004 film Kung Fu Hustle (功夫) at Row House Cinema, August 5.


Row House Cinema will present the 2004 film Kung Fu Hustle (功夫) on August 5, at the start of its upcoming Martial Arts Masterpieces film series.
Two hapless goofballs try to scam residents of an infamously decrepit neighborhood into thinking they’re members of the dreaded Axe Gang in this hilarious martial arts comedy. Things go sideways when the real gangsters show up and don’t take kindly to interlopers in this bombastic and nutty gem of a film.
The show starts at 7:20 pm and tickets are available online. The single-screen theater is located at 4115 Butler Street in Lawrenceville (map).

Sunday, July 17, 2022

2016 Japanese film One Piece Film: Gold (ワンピースフィルムゴールド) in Pittsburgh, July 24 and 26.


The 2016 Japanese film One Piece Film: Gold (ワンピースフィルムゴールド) will play in Pittsburgh on July 24 and 26. A synopsis from the distributor:
The glittering Gran Tesoro, a city of entertainment beyond the laws of the government, is a sanctuary for the world’s most infamous pirates, Marines, and filthy rich millionaires. Drawn by dreams of hitting the jackpot, Captain Luffy and his crew sail straight for the gold. But behind the gilded curtains lies a powerful king whose deep pockets and deeper ambitions spell disaster for the Straw Hats and the New World alike.
It plays locally at the Cinemark theaters in Monroeville, North Hills, and Robinson, and tickets are available online. The July 24 shows are dubbed in English while the July 26 shows are in Japanese with English subtitles.

Friday, July 15, 2022

2022 documentary Free Chol Soo Lee in Pittsburgh, August 17.


The 2022 documentary Free Chol Soo Lee will play in Pittsburgh on August 17.
An official selection at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, FREE CHOL SOO LEE chronicles the gripping true story of Chol Soo Lee, a legendary figure in the Asian-American community: a Korean immigrant misidentified as Chinese and wrongly convicted of murder, who became a rallying cry for a pan-Asian-American political movement. It is a moving, inspiring tale of grassroots Asian-American activism, depicting the strength of a diverse community as they unite behind a common symbolic cause and ultimately achieve their immediate goal.
It plays locally at the Cinemark in Robinson, and tickets are available online.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

HCL Technologies hiring Bilingual Japanese Product Identity Analyst - Google Pittsburgh for position onsite at Google in Larimer.

HCL Technologies is hiring a Bilingual Japanese Product Identity Analyst - Google Pittsburgh for a position onsite at the Pittsburgh Google offices in Larimer.  From the Indeed.com posting:

Bilingual Japanese Product Identity Analyst is a full-time job through HCL America, Inc., for Google Pittsburgh.

This position requires performing in-depth research, analyzing product specification data, using highly technical internal tools and processes to manage and enhance a large repository of knowledge about products. It is part of a fast-paced environment, partnering closely with operations and engineering teams.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

2021 Japanese film The Deer King (鹿の王) in Pittsburgh, July 13 through 20.


The 2021 Japanese film The Deer King (鹿の王), originally scheduled to play in Pittsburgh July 13 and 14, will remain here through (at least) . A synopsis from the distributor:
In the aftermath of a brutal war, former soldier Van toils in a mine controlled by the ruling empire. One day, his solitary existence is upended when a pack of wild dogs carrying a deadly and incurable disease attack, leaving only Van and a young girl named Yuna as survivors. Finally free, the pair seek out a simple existence in the countryside but are pursued by nefarious forces. Intent on protecting Yuna at all costs, Van must uncover the true cause of the plague ravaging the kingdom—and its possible cure.

The Deer King is a sweeping fantasy epic that marks the directing debut of Masashi Ando, whose work on such landmark films as Spirited Away, Paprika, and Your Name. helped shape the world of modern animation.
It is scheduled to play on the 13th in Japanese with English subtitles at the AMC Loews Waterfront, the Cinemark theaters in McCandless, Monroeville, and Robinson, and the Luxury Phoenix 14 in Chartiers Valley; on the 14th it will be dubbed in English and play at the Waterfront and in Chartiers Valley; and from the 15th it will play at the AMC Loews Waterfront in Japanese with English subtitles. Tickets are available online.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The Parlor Dim Sum coming soon to Lawrenceville.

via @DimSumPGH
Signage is up for The Parlor Dim Sum, a new Cantonese restaurant from Roger Li (Umami, Ki Ramen) coming soon to Lawrenceville. LOcated at 4401 Butler St. (map, the former Ki Ramen spot), it aims for a July opening. Writes a July 6 Pittsburgh Magazine preview:
The Parlor Dim Sum will be one of the few Cantonese restaurants in Pittsburgh, so Li is excited to share his culinary heritage with folks who may be unfamiliar with the cuisine.

Guests will be able to order a whole or half Cantonese roast duck that is cured and dry-aged in-house. The bird is chopped into bone-in pieces and served with the drippings over rice. Li says he will source 40 to 80 Maple Leaf-brand ducks a day from Connecticut and Long Island, New York.

Other offerings include a variety of dim sum, small appetizers such as steamed or pan-fried dumplings, egg tarts, crispy pork belly, chicken feet and spare ribs served in stainless steel baskets. Shareable dishes — which will be set upon Lazy Susans at each table — will include rice and noodle bowls as well as soups.

Ip Man. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Enter the Dragon at Row House Cinema from August 5.


Row House Cinema will present the films Ip Man. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and Enter the Dragon as part of a Martial Arts Masterpieces film series from Augsut 5 through 11. Tickets are available online. The single-screen theater is located at 4115 Butler Street in Lawrenceville (map).

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Kamishibai Storytime! at Northland Public Library, July 20.

Storyteller in Kyoto, via Moroboshi.

Northland Public Library will host "Kamishibai Storytime!" on July 20.
Friends of all ages are welcome to join us for an hour of Japanese themed stories, crafts and more!
It runs from 1:00 to 2:00 pm and no registration is required. The library is located off of McKnight Road and Rt. 19 in McCandless Township (map).