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Spotlight on: Ambassador Tsuruoka
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Spotlight on: Ambassador Koji Tsuruoka

This month, we put the spotlight on Mr Koji Tsuruoka, who took up his post as Ambassador of Japan to the UK on 6 June 2016.

Can you tell us something about your early life? My father was a diplomat. At first he worked at the ...more


Our quest to find the best creators of comic short-stories is back as the Embassy of Japan is delighted to launch our comic-writing competition, MANGA JIMAN 2016!

This is a special anniversary year as we celebrate the TENTH edition of this competition ...more

Films at the Embassy
Best Wishes for Tomorrow
Wednesday 27 July 2016
Open 18:00 Start 18:30
Free admission
Prior registration essential ...more

Japanese Government honours Mrs Mary-Grace Browning MBE
On 15 June 2016, Ambassador Tsuruoka bestowed upon Mrs Mary-Grace Browning MBE the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays ...more
Umami Seminar - 15 July 2015
Revist the Embassy's first ever "Umami Seminar" in July 2015 with this highlights video. The seminar featured Yoshihiro Murata and Jason Atherton.
Nihongo Cup Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary School Students 2016
The Nihongo Cup Japanese Speech Contest for secondary school students was held at Conway Hall in London ...more
Video Topics
Kiri-e - The Art of Cutting Paper (04:25)
A close look at the tradition of paper cutting - Kiri-e and how it is influencing artists all over the world.
JAPAN-UK Events Calendar
Keep an eye on our Events Calendar for details of other upcoming events around the UK.
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