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On 13 January, I visited Fukushima prefecture with about 10 other Japanese Ambassadors stationed in Europe. We toured one of the areas most affected by the disaster such as Haragama-Ohama Beach, observed the decontamination work around Onami primary school in Fukushima city and listened to the people who are leading the recovery efforts ...more
This month from 17 to 22 February, the city plays host to London Fashion Week and the Embassy of Japan presents an exhibition of emerging Japanese fashion talent as a part of the International Fashion Showcase 2012, which is organised in conjunction with the British Fashion Council and the British Council ...more
Japanese Government (MEXT) Undergraduate Scholarships in Japanese studies applications online!
Please note that the deadline for applications is Monday 27 February 2012.

Coming Soon!
Films at the Embassy of Japan: The Glass Cape
Wednesday 22nd February 2012
The Embassy of Japan ...more


Exhibition Now On!
Manga Jiman
2011 Competition Results
The results of the Manga Jiman 2011 Competition were announced on 3 February...more

Wasabi and chocolate?!
An interview with William Curley
If you are looking for a Valentine's Day gift with a bit of a twist - why not be inspired by flavours from Japan? ...more


Tatsumi - A new film by Eric Khoo
In Tatsumi, Eric Khoo uses five of Yoshihiro Tatsumi's most striking short stories to celebrate his life and work ...more

Olympic Judo Champion Maki Tsukada to appear at HYPER JAPAN!
Olympic gold medalist Maki Tsukada will demostrate her formidable Judo skills at HYPER JAPAN ...more


One Year After the Great East Japan Earthquake
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