Your Link to Japan in North Texas

Mutual understanding. Ongoing engagement. Enduring friendship and trust. The Japan-America Society is your gateway to authentic, vibrant cultural exchange in Dallas/Fort Worth. Person-to-person and business-to-business connections form a solid foundation for the U.S.-Japan friendship; when you get involved, you’ll not only enrich your own life, but also promote international peace and understanding. Join us in building a more connected world!

Upcoming Events

Japan America Friendship Night with the Texas Rangers

Aug 19, 2019

Cheer on the Rangers with supporters of U.S.-Japan friendship! Purchase discounted tickets to enjoy the game with friends from JASDFW, the Dallas Japanese Association, and Fort Worth Japanese Society.

How Japan dealt with the Trump Shock: Japan-U.S. relations and its implications to East Asia

Aug 20, 2019

Overview: The 2016 U.S. Presidential election was a shock to the entire world, including Japan. Yet, Japan maintains a stronger relationship with the U.S. under Trump compared to other western-style democracies and traditional allies. Why does Japan fare so well in its dealings with Trump and will this trend continue or reverse? Join Dr. Toshihiro […]

Persona Non Grata Film Screening

Aug 28, 2019

The Jewish Community Center of Dallas presents Persona Non Grata in partnership with the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at UTD, AJC Dallas, Consulate-General of Japan, Japan America Society.  

Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival 2019

Sep 14, 2019

Celebrate the full autumn moon at Frisco Square.
Enjoy Japanese music and dance, haiku, art and cultural activities, and much more!


JASDFW Celebrates Largest-ever Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

DALLAS, May 28, 2019 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its annual Sun & Star Legacy Award on May 13, 2019 at the Omni Frisco Hotel. Irene Hirano Inouye received the 2019 Sun & Star Legacy Award and Dallas Kiyari Daiko was honored with the 2019 Bridges-to-Friendship Award. Doug Parker, Chairman and CEO of American Airlines, served […]

In Reflection: Takeaways from the 2019 Japan Update

PLANO, TEXAS – Earlier this year on February 15, 2019, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s John G. Tower Center for Political Studies hosted its 6th Annual Japan Update. Featuring guest speakers, Dr. Mieko Nakabayashi from Waseda University and Dr. Gene Park of Loyola Marymount University, the two explored […]

Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth Announces New Executive Director

Paul Pass to succeed the retiring Anna McFarland   DALLAS (Dec 12, 2018)  The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) announced today it will welcome Paul Pass as the new executive director effective Jan. 7. Pass will succeed Anna McFarland, who is retiring after 22 years spent in the role. “We wouldn’t be where we are today […]

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