Ghibli's Baby 🐦

Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli won their first Golden Globe Award in an iconic TV moment.

Good Afternoon. Today is Tuesday, January 9. We cover the Asian news, culture, and entertainment you need to know in under two minutes!

Hayao Miyazaki Wins His First Golden Globe

History: Hayao Miyazaki earned his first Golden Globe Award for his film ‘The Boy and the Heron’ in the Best Motion Picture- Animated category.

  • The win is also the first for Studio Ghibli and the first for an animated feature that wasn’t made in the English language.

  • ‘The Boy and the Heron’ is supposedly the final movie from Miyazaki, who won an Oscar in 2001 for his film ‘Spirited Away’.

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‘Pokémon Concierge’ Warms The Hearts Of Netflix Viewers Worldwide

Feel Good: The Pokémon Company and Dwarf Animation Studios released a stop-motion show on Netflix called ‘Pokemon Concierge’ that has warmed the hearts of viewers worldwide.

  • The show follows Haru (played by Karen Fukuhara), who signs up to be a Pokemon concierge at a resort after a quarter-life crisis.

  • Pokemon fans marveled at the colors and textures in the character design of the four episode series that lasts 80 minutes.

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Introducing the Masala Chai card in Potluck Showdown – a warm sip of cuteness ☕

Masala Chai is like a cozy hug from the inside, bursting with spices and flavors that dance on your palate.

This isn't just a card, it's a celebration of Asian cuisine wrapped in a game night experience.

That’s Free Checkups For Life 🙌

ARMY: V and RM are proving their excellence in the military, having earned the prestigious platoon leader and blue tags respectively.

Another One: Oscar winner Ke Huy Quan will be the next feature lead in ‘With Love,’ a Universal action pic produced by 87North.

Role Model: The White House announced that the Biden administration has renominated Julie Su for Labor Secretary.

Mochi: Indulge in the subtle elegance of Japanese Daifuku Mochi. Perfect for Snacking, Perfect for Savoring!

Game On: Revive the classic spirit of Mahjong with this game set that features 148 tiles and a vintage rosewood veneer case.

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