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 will celebrate 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

Giving Tuesday 2020

Dec 1, 2020

On this Giving Tuesday, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is asking you to kindly consider a generous donation to help support one of our signature community outreach programs: Japan-in-a-Suitcase.

[ONLINE EVENT] Godzilla’s Enduring Popularity

Dec 2, 2020

Godzilla has introduced generations around the world to Japan, its culture, and its society. The character has also evolved from a destroyer in its early days to become a savior and hero. Interestingly, Godzilla has a markedly different depiction in Japanese films versus American films. This program will also focus on how Godzilla movies address issues […]

[ONLINE EVENT] Bonenkai Forget-the-Year Party

Dec 17, 2020

Bid farewell 2020 with our popular Bonenkai celebration, which will be presented online. Festivities and activities will include an interactive trivia contest, a raffle drawing for prizes, Zoom breakout rooms to interact with your friends, and reflections on the positive moments of the past year. We are partnering with a local YouTuber, Makiyo (check out […]


News

JASDFW Celebrates its Golden Anniversary with Special Online Program

PLANO, October 29, 2020 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted a special 50th anniversary program to commemorate the past, celebrate the present, and create a legacy for the future. The event was livestreamed via YouTube from the JASDFW offices in Plano and Sylvia Komatsu of KERA served as the emcee. Viewers tuned […]

Virtual Otsukimi Celebration Entertains Viewers from Around the World

PLANO, September 2, 2020 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW), in partnership with the Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas, hosted its annual Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival. The program was live streamed to YouTube from the JASDFW offices in Plano and hosted by Amy Hofland, the Crow […]

JASDFW Pivots to Online Programming in Spring 2020

PLANO, June 18, 2020 – Given the unfortunate COVID-19 pandemic affecting in-person gatherings, the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth began an online programming series in April 2020. Virtual events continued JASDFW’s tradition of delivering high-quality events to its diverse membership base. JASDFW opened its online programming offerings with a discussion on Japan’s changing consumer culture […]


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