The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

03/07/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Kamikaze Girls directed by Tetsuya Nakashima


For our film club in July, we invite you to join our discussion on Kamikaze Girls, a quirky teenage comedy crafted by the imaginative Tetsuya Nakashima.

08/07/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: The Restaurant of Love Regained by Ito Ogawa


Shocked to find her flat emptied, Rinko's life takes a dramatic turn. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she returns to her estranged village and mother, reigniting past connections.

08/07/2024Japan Macro Salon with Jesper and Bill


Join us for the latest in our regular quarterly webinar on business and current affairs, Japan Macro Salon with Jesper and Bill. ciety Japan. In this Salon, they will be joined by Mitsunobu Koshiba, Chairman of the Committee on Economic Security, Science & Technology, Keizai Doyukai

08/08/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Black Rain directed by Shohei Imamura


In August, our film club will explore Shohei Imamura's Black Rain, uncovering the lasting impact of war and the resilience of the human spirit in the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing.

10/09/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: Solo Dance by Li Kotomi


In Tokyo, twenty-seven-year-old Cho Norieconceals her unconventional life amid corporate routines. While colleagues fret over the economy, marriage, and family, she guards her sexuality and a past violent upheaval.

11/11/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: Tokyo Express by Seicho Matsumoto


In a rocky cove in the bay of Hakata, the bodies of a young couple surface, seemingly victims of a lover's cyanide pact. To the police, it's an open-and-shut case, but...