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 Classes – Fall 2023 Japanese Fundamentals 2

Sep 13, 2023

The Japanese Language Program at JASDFW offers beginning level Japanese classes to help learners build foundations of learning the Japanese language. The focus is on conversational Japanese and learning the language in social context. Classes will cover familiar topics regularly encountered in daily life and friendly social situations.  The goal is for learners to have […]

[Online] Japanese Language Workshop: Japanese for Travelers

Sep 14, 2023

Course Description This interactive workshop is for travelers to Japan who are looking for useful travel tips and travel specific expressions. The workshop is divided into three parts and covers a wide variety of travel related topics as you practice some essential and useful expressions in Japanese. You can register individually or for all three […]

Energy and Mobility Forum

Sep 29, 2023

        Energy and Mobility Forum: U.S.-Japan Collaboration on Innovation       Parking Information Parking is free and is located at the southeast side of the parking lot, closest to the intersection of Legacy Dr. and Town and Country Blvd. Click here for directions VIA Google Maps           […]

2023 Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival

Sep 30, 2023

Otsukimi 2023 will be held at Kidd Springs Park Dallas, TX! Our 24th annual Otsukimi has become one of the region’s largest Japanese cultural celebrations. Family-friendly festivities include musical performances, vendors, and demonstrations. Stay tuned for more information on maps, parking, booths, performances, and more!   Presenting sponsor Community sponsors Methodist Dallas Medical Center NewQuest […]


25th Anniversary Delegation to Sendai

JASDFW board chair Harry Whalen, Sendai Vice Mayor Akira Fujimoto at the “Dallas Friendship Song” On the morning of July 18th, Board members and employees of Japan-America Society of Dallas Fort Worth, joined by four distinguished members of Japanese-America relations in North Texas, were greeted by representatives of the city of Sendai for a three-day […]

Aichi Governor Visits North Texas to Build U.S.-Japan Business Connections

RICHARDSON, May 30, 2023 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) had the pleasure of welcoming The Honorable Hideaki OHMURA, Governor of Aichi Prefecture for a dinner on May 9 with local leaders from business, economic development, and government. This was Governor Ohmura’s first time in the United States in five years, since his last visit […]

Largest Post-Pandemic Award Dinner Celebrates Distinguished Honorees

FRISCO, May 15, 2023 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted its annual Sun & Star Legacy Award on April 27 at the Omni Frisco Hotel. Jim Lentz, former CEO of Toyota Motor North America, received the Sun & Star Legacy Award and Fort Worth Sister Cities International was honored with the Bridges-to-Friendship Award. The 2023 annual dinner raised over $270,000 through sponsorship, ticket sales, […]

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