【INFO】Participation in the 33rd National High School Manga Championship (Manga Koshien)

🎨✨ Join the Ultimate High School Manga Showdown! ✨🎨 Are you ready to showcase your manga skills on the world stage? The 33rd National High School Manga Championship (Manga Koshien) is calling all talented young artists! Form your team and compete for the title of No. 1 manga team among high school students worldwide! 🌍🏆 […]


【INFO】Applications open for the 16th Tsumagoi Kogen Cabbage Marathon

Experience the Cabbage Marathon – Join Us for an Unforgettable Race! Are you ready for a unique running adventure amidst breathtaking scenery? Look no further! We’re thrilled to invite you to participate in the Cabbage Marathon, an exhilarating event that promises excitement, challenge, and camaraderie. Date: June 30 2024 Location: Tsumagoi Village (Gunma) , Japan […]


【INFO】Applications open for ‘Cycling Shimanami 2024’

🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️ Calling all adventure seekers and cycling enthusiasts! 🚴‍♂️🚴‍♀️ 🌟 Don’t miss out on the exhilarating opportunity of a lifetime! 🌟 Gear up for an unforgettable journey along the breathtaking Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route in Japan! 🌊 Traverse over stunning bridges, pedal through picturesque islands, and soak in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Seto Inland […]


【INFO】Applications open for ‘Okayama Marathon 2024’

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the heart of Okayama! Lace-up your running shoes and mark your calendars for the “Okayama Marathon 2024” on Sunday, November 10th. Get ready to experience the rich tapestry of Okayama’s culture, sights, and flavours as you traverse the scenic routes of our city. From iconic landmarks to mouthwatering […]


【NEW】Tokyo Metropolitan Government International Affairs Email newsletter

Tokyo Metropolitan Government regularly publishes articles about pioneering policies and initiatives, as well as the attractions of Tokyo including its nature and culture, regularly issuing and sending an English newsletter to some 70 leading cities overseas and all of the embassies and representative offices in Tokyo. New editions of ‘WHAT’S UP’ are now available online […]


【NEW】JLGC Online Seminar Video: Financial Promotion of the City of London

JLGC regularly holds online seminars for local government professionals and audiences in Japan led by experts across a range of topics related to local governance and finance in the UK and Europe.   The most recent seminar, ‘Financial Promotion of the City of London as Finance District’ by Midori Yamauchi (Innovation, Growth, Trade and Investment Advisor […]


【INFO】Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showcases Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) on JET

Explore the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ latest compilation showcasing extraordinary achievements by Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) on the JET Programme. Dive into this invaluable resource to gain insights into innovative approaches that can significantly enhance the impact of ALTs in educational settings. If you’re in the role of ALT or seeking inspiration for […]


【INFO】Announcing the Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024

We are pleased to announce that “Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2024” will be held in London (31 January 2024), organised jointly by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the City of London Corporation. The seminar features an address from the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike and the City of London Lord Mayor Prof. Michael Mainelli and […]


【INFO】Fukushima Revitalisation Information

Revitalisation of Fukushima Prefecture, once severely damaged by the unprecedented compound disaster of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake, is progressing steadily. On the other hand, the prefecture also faces distinctive challenges such as the decommissioning of nuclear facilities, harmful rumours and fading public interest. This website is an […]


【INFO】Welcome Kitakyushu Campaign

*️ Are you planning a trip to Japan?*️ Are you thinking about where to travel? You are invited to Kitakyushu City in Fukuoka Prefecture with the “Welcome Kitakyushu Campaign”! During a limited period, visitors to Kitakyushu City can receive an electronic coupon that can be used at restaurants and shops in the city, worth 5,000 […]