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Bilingual boarding schooling in Japan

General | NEWS AND NOTES Nov 8, 2018

Bilingual boarding schooling in Japan

A presentation for Jinseki International School, scheduled to open in April 2020, will be held in the gallery of The Japan Times' Kioicho office in Tokyo from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 23. Admission is free and doors open at 2:30 p.m. This international ...

Tribute to Toko Shinoda

General | NEWS AND NOTES Nov 1, 2018

Tribute to Toko Shinoda

The Tolman Collection Gallery's tribute to Toko Shinoda is being held at Zojoji Temple, in Tokyo's Minato Ward, until Nov. 11. At founder Norman Tolman's request, there will be no entry fee for the exhibit. It is his wish that people can freely enjoy the ...

Bridging China and Japan

General | NEWS AND NOTES Oct 11, 2018

Bridging China and Japan

Gaen Corp. President Eiko Wada wants to make a "Welcome to Japan Team." The president of the company engaged in inbound tourism wants to collaborate with hotels and other tourism companies that are doing business independently to create perfect tour packages. The woman's confidence comes from ...

Over 1,500 students attend annual college fair

General | NEWS AND NOTES Sep 27, 2018

Over 1,500 students attend annual college fair

The Kanto Plain College Fair Tokyo 2018 was successfully held on Sept. 14 at Hiroo Gakuen Junior and Senior High School in Tokyo's Minato Ward. Internationally focused high schools in the Kanto region take turns hosting this annual event for students considering studying abroad or ...

A taste of Kochi in Tokyo

General | news & notes Jul 26, 2018

A taste of Kochi in Tokyo

Sakura Tei, an okonomiyaki and monjayaki (savory pancakes) restaurant on one of Harajuku's fashionable back streets, will have the Kochi Yosakoi Fair, a monthlong event from Aug. 1. The restaurant will have a unique selection of meat, vegetables, fruits and seasonings from Kochi Prefecture ...

Cultural events highlight the summer season

General | news & notes Jul 19, 2018

Cultural events highlight the summer season

Grand Fiesta The Grand Fiesta, an event commemorating the 120th anniversary of Japan and Argentina's diplomatic relations, will be held on July 30 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Meiji Kinenkan in Tokyo's Minato Ward. It will be a night filled with tango dancing ...

Application open for young leaders' U.S. trip

General Jun 14, 2018

Application open for young leaders' U.S. trip

Georgetown University, Amway Japan and The Japan Times are now seeking participants for the 12th Georgetown University Leadership Program (GULP), to take place from Oct. 14 to 21. Applicants should be involved in politics, policymaking or journalism. The application deadline is July 27. To apply, ...

Brunch offers cityscape views

General | news & notes May 31, 2018

Brunch offers cityscape views

The newly renovated The Tavern — Grill & Lounge at Andaz Tokyo at Toranomon Hills is offering a relaxing weekend brunch with amazing views overlooking the Tokyo skyline. Guests can choose one of three versions of mimosa at the mimosa station, followed by unlimited starters ...

Ringing in 30 years of hospitality

General | Luxury & lifestyle hotel special May 25, 2018

Ringing in 30 years of hospitality

The Royal Park Hotel will celebrate its 30th anniversary next June, but it is already preparing to welcome the occasion with a commemorative logo and promotions this June. The hotel, located in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district adjacent to Suitengumae Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line, ...

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