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Embassy Events

Reception in Honor of Wounded US Military Veterans

March 14, 2014 | Embassy of Japan

Wounded Veteran Reception

On March 14, 2014 Ambassador Sasae and Mrs. Sasae held a reception honoring more than 25 wounded United States Military veterans and their families.


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Upcoming Event

Animezing: The Voices of a Distant Star | Short Peace

July 24th | 6:30PM | JICC Auditorium

The Voices of a Distant Star | Short Peace

Take a journey through time and space with our animated shorts in this month’s Animezing: “Voices of a Distant Star” and “Short Peace”!


Employment Opportunity:
Japan-U.S Exchange Programs Coordinator

Current Situation of Foods in Japan [PDF]




Culture and Education

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MEXT Scholarship Information


Japan Information and Culture Center

The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) is a part of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. The JICC's goal is to promote better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information and events to the American public.


Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

The Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program is Japan's largest and most reputable cultural exchange program, bringing individuals from countries around the world to act as language teachers in public schools and translators/interpreters in local government offices.