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Ambassador's Blog
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Busy as ever in run-up to year end

Time flies like an arrow, as the saying goes, and it once again falls to me to offer my year-end greetings. Let me do so while chronicling a few notable events of interest. On 4 December we had a reception to celebrate ...more

MANGA JIMAN 2017 - Shortlist Annoucement

After much deliberation, the judging panel has selected the manga below as the winning entries for this year’s Manga Jiman and Yonkoma Manga competitions. The following entries are listed in alphabetical order ...more

Exhibitions and Films at the Embassy return in 2018
2017 Foreign Minister’s Commendations – Mr Timothy Clark
On 3 November 2017, Ambassador Koji Tsuruoka bestowed the Foreign Minister’s Commendation upon Mr Timothy Clark ...more
Ambassador Tsuruoka honours Mrs Yoko Morishima
On 24 November 2017, Mrs Yoko Morishima was awarded the Ambassador’s Commendation for her distinguished contribution ...more

Parliament Event – Japanese Businesses and the UK’s Future Economy
Embassy of Japan and the British-Japanese Parliamentary Group co-hosted an event titled “Japanese Businesses and the UK’s Future Economy” ...more

Japan: Partner of the British Economy (PDF)
Updated infographic on the Japan-UK economic partnership published by the Embassy. A great resource for organisations and schools.
Video Topics
Clap! Clap! gTejimeh (YouTube 03:49)
What is all the clapping about? This video topic provides a guide for the tradition of "tejime".
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of other upcoming events around the UK.
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