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

[Online Event] ACCJ/NAJAS Business Leaders Series: A Conversation with Boeing Japan President Will Shaffer

Jan 27, 2021

Boeing, with customers in more than 100 countries and six continents, is a global leader in not only aviation, but also logistics and analytics. The company has a strong presence in North Texas with Boeing Global Services, headquartered in Plano. Boeing Global Services offers innovative services in engineering, maintenance, flight operations, parts, supply chain logistics, […]

[ONLINE EVENT] 2021 Japan Currents Symposium

Feb 10, 2021

The Future of the Alliance under President Biden and Prime Minister Suga The U.S.-Japan alliance is one of the strongest bilateral relationships in the world today. All the same, it often encounters times for necessary reflection and a reassessment of its most important pillars. As we enter 2021, there are many questions about the how […]

[Online Event] JASDFW 3/11 Resilience Series: A Mission of Kataribe – The Memory of the Earthquake Should Not Be Forgotten

Feb 17, 2021

Please join us for a special conversation with Seietsu Sato, a survivor of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. During the tragedy, he was an assistant fire chief of Kesennuma (気仙沼市) in Miyagi Prefecture. He lost his wife due to the disasters that occurred on March 11, 2011, when he was directing teams of firefighters to […]


2021 JASDFW Nengajo Contest

Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu!  January 1st is the Japanese New Year (We call this oshogatsu), and it is a very special holiday in Japan. People take off the first three days of the year to celebrate with family reunions and traditional rituals. During this time, they welcome Toshigamisama, believed to be the god of the harvest […]

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 […]

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