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

[Online Japanese Language Workshop] The Art of Desu

Dec 2, 2021

This workshop introduces a variety of expressions and sentences using the Japanese copula verb of “desu.”  The lesson covers the basic sentence structure using adjectives, nouns, and “desu,” along with an introduction to the “wa” and “ga” particles. By emphasizing the different possibilities of “desu” and how easily the sentence structure can be applied, learners […]

[Online Japanese Language Workshop] Learning Japanese through Media and Entertainment

Dec 9, 2021

Course Description This workshop focuses on the listening and speaking aspect of Japanese by learning through media. Popular forms of entertainment that we will discuss include movies, TV shows, commercials, and music. The course is designed to offer real-world application of the Japanese language and how it is used in platforms that are distributed around […]

2021 Bonenkai Forget-the-Year Party

Dec 11, 2021

Bonenkai is back as an in-person event! Close out 2021 with food, drink, and good company! Bid the year farewell with your fellow members as we welcome new friendships and opportunities on the horizon. This will be the first Bonenkai in our new office, which is a beautiful and spacious setting to celebrate the return […]

2022 Mochitsuki New Year’s Celebration

Jan 23, 2022

Mochitsuki is back as in-person event!   Please join us for the return of Mochitsuki as an in-person program. Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with delicious mochi (rice cakes), music and dance performances, and authentic cultural activities. Learn about Japan’s rich New Year’s traditions and connect with the local Japanese community.   **The Japan-America Society of […]


JASDFW Advocate, David Ball, Runs for Dallas-Sendai Relationship

Long-time Japan-America Society of Dallas Fort Worth (JASDFW) friend and volunteer David Ball recently ran his 15th consecutive Boston Marathon and, in the process, raised awareness for the Dallas-Sendai connection. A North Texas native, Ball’s mother is from the Japanese city of Sendai, which became an International Friendship City with Dallas in 1997. David is a […]

Long-time Honorary Consul-General Receives Order of the Rising Sun From Government of Japan

On September 24, 2021, John Stich received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Government of Japan. This recognition is awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, advancements in their field, development in welfare, or preservation of the environment. The awarding is administered […]

JASDFW Receives Japan Foundation Grants to Support Language Programs

Left to right: Harry Whalen, JASDFW American First Vice President, Consul-General Hideo Fukushima, and JASDW Executive Director Paul Pass On August 3, the Honorable Hideo Fukushima, Consul-General of Japan in Houston, visited the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) to deliver “The Salary Assistance Grant for Japanese Language Courses,” awarded by the Japan Foundation, Los […]

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