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!

50th Anniversary of Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth

Commemorating the past. Celebrating the present. Creating a legacy. In 2020, JASDFW celebrated its golden anniversary. The Society has achieved much since its birth in 1970, steadily building friendship and understanding between Japanese and Americans in North Texas. With the continued expansion of Japanese business in the region, the Society is poised to enter an exciting new chapter for the next 50 years. Please click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events

[Online Event] Diversity & Inclusion for Japanese Expatriates in the U.S.

May 12, 2021

This program will be presented in Japanese.

[Online Event] 51st Annual Meeting and Members’ Social

May 19, 2021

Join us to celebrate another outstanding year in which we persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will include a special opportunity for online networking with friends and business associates, an overview of the 2020-21 programming season, introduction of new board members, and Japanese cultural entertainment. Please note that board membership voting will take place online […]

The Power of Washoku: Facts about Umami

Jun 8, 2021

This program builds on a similar event from summer 2020 titled “The Power of Washoku: You Are What You Eat” as we continue our conversation about Japanese food education. As the popularity of Japanese cuisine has increased in the U.S., the word umami has gained notoriety. It was first identified in 1908 by Japanese chemist Kikunae Ikeda, who is one of the two founders of the Ajinomoto Group, a Japanese food and […]

2021 Sun and Star Golf Classic

Jun 19, 2021

THE JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH INVITES YOU TO  THE 7TH ANNUAL SUN & STAR GOLF CLASSIC! A day of golf, networking, and U.S.-Japan friendship! We are excited to announce the return of this event, after a hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 7th Annual Sun & Star Golf Classic is your […]


Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is a special month to recognize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, broadly defined as first generation immigrants and Americans who can trace ancestry to the countries of the Asian continent, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. The United States Congress established this month-long celebration in 1992 and U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye, himself a prominent Japanese American […]


On April 19, 2021, former U.S. Vice President and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Walter Mondale passed away at the age of 93. He was the inaugural recipient of the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth’s Sun & Star Legacy Award in 1998, a founding member of the Society’s Advisory Council in 2002, and he penned a […]

Japanese Language Class

Both Adults and Kids Class are FULL.

We are excited to offer Japanese language class to our community! Registration for our first classes are now open. Each class is limited to 10 students, don’t miss out!

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TST NA Trim, LLC is a leading global automotive tier one supplier with 72 locations in 14 countries. They have an immediate need for a Japanese Technical Translator who can provide technical translation/interpretation and administrative support to management and key associates, internally and external in their Hidalgo, Texas facility.

Relocation assistance and VISA sponsorship is available for this position.

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