Join JASWDC on April 28 at 9:00 PM EST for the 31st National Japan Bowl Level IV Championship Round & Awards Dinner Broadcast! Catch all the action from the Level IV Championship Round and enjoy appearances by Japan Bowl Honorary Patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Takamado, Ambassador Rahm Emanuel, Ambassador Koji Tomita, White House AAPI Liaison Erika Moritsugu, and other special guests.
Watch the full recording of “Japan in 2023”, held by the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings and the Japan-America Society of Washington DC on January 24.
Take a walk with us through D.C. as we explore small businesses that share Japanese culture through food, retail, nature, and more!
Become a part of the US-Japan community in Washington DC! What unites our members is a strong interest in Japan and a recognition that the Japan-America Society of Washington DC is the best way for them to connect to Japanese culture, language, and current affairs.
Show your support for Japan-America Society of Washington DC and shop a range of DC and Japan-inspired designs from local and international artists.
Craving sushi, ramen, or katsu curry? Use our Japanese restaurant guide to find the best local spots!
Japan-in-a-Suitcase (JiS) is a free program designed to share Japanese culture with schools and students within the greater Washington, D.C. area. Click to learn more and schedule a school visit!
As a grassroots, community-focused organization, the Japan-America Society of Washington DC welcomes all those wishing to volunteer with us throughout the year. Specific volunteer opportunities vary by season.
The Japan-America Society of Washington DC depends on your support to help us create and maintain programming that fosters the American-Japanese friendship. The Society is the only institution in the area that is dedicated to furthering grassroots U.S.-Japan relations through educational, cultural, corporate, and public affairs programming.
The Society offers many Japan-related public affairs, social, and educational workshops, classes, events, and programs throughout the year. We’re always doing something in your city – join us!