Humans of Minamisanriku: Joint Project by Students of Baylor University and Tohoku University

The Baylor in Japan (BIJ) Summer Intensive Japanese program began in 2012 one a year after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. The BIJ program not only focuses on language immersion and learning, but also on community service. In...

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Relief funds for Japan’s flooding victims

The organizations below have established campaigns to provide relief funds to the people affected by recent terrible flooding in southwestern Japan. Please share these links with your friends and colleagues, and let's support the disaster victims.

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Sake Tasting Brings Japanese Brewers to Texas

On Wednesday, June 13, the Japan-America Society welcomed more than 120 guests to its second annual Sake Tasting & Lecture. Sake expert gave an engaging presentation on their experience brewing in Japan, and Japanese brewers provided many varieties of top-shelf...

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Dallas Runners Complete Sendai International Half Marathon

Each year, two highly skilled runners travel to Dallas' sister city, Sendai, to compete in the Sendai International Half Marathon.  We would like to congratulate Kim Richards and Kiran Gyr for representing the City of Dallas and successfully completing...

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Governor Hideaki Ohmura and Shinsuke Takahasi Honored at Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

Mr. Hideaki Ohmura, Governor of Aichi Prefecture, received the Sun & Star Legacy Award for fostering cooperation and friendship between the two countries, specifically between Aichi Prefecture and the State of Texas. Mr. Shinsuke Takahashi, Chairman of the Board and Head of Government Relations...

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Sendai Vice Mayoral Delegation Visits Dallas

A City of Sendai delegation led by Vice Mayor Akira Fujimoto visited Dallas from May 18 to 21. Delegation members met with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, toured Toyota's Plano headquarters and the Dallas Arts District, and attended the Japan-America...

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Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner Breaks Records

On April 4, 2017 the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth honored Senior Chairman Yoshihiko Miyauchi of ORIX Group and Dallasite Mark Berry at its 2017 Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner, held at The Westin Galleria Dallas. We welcomed...

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Sendai Half Marathon: Team Dallas Runners Selected

Every year, the Japan-America Society selects two runners to represent the City of Dallas in the Sendai International Half Marathon. We are pleased to announce that Ingrid Mollenkopf and Jason Trevino will run for Dallas in this year's race on...

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Japan Update Symposium to Examine U.S.-Japan Relationship One Week after Abe’s Summit with Trump

The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth will examine the state of the U.S.-Japan relationship at the fourth annual Japan Update Symposium on Friday, February 17 – one week after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s first official summit with President Donald...

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Sendai Delegation Visits Dallas

Koji Sakai and Tomoko Takei of the City of Sendai's Culture and Tourism Bureau visited Dallas from December 8 to December 12, 2016. Sakai-san and Takei-san participated in a meeting at the Japan-America Society to plan activities to commemorate the...

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