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Forty children from Nishimachi International School in Tokyo take part in the opening ceremony of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo's "Gifts from Angels" charity program, which supports children in the disaster-hit Tohoku region, along with General Manager Steve Dewire (back row, second from right), Kids Earth Fund Founder Harumi Torii (back row, right), Marie Seino, chief director of Re Kikou (back row, third from right), and teachers from Nishimachi International School at the Hotel on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Forty children from Nishimachi International School in Tokyo take part in the opening ceremony of the Grand Hyatt Tokyo’s “Gifts from Angels” charity program, which supports children in the disaster-hit Tohoku region, along with General Manager Steve Dewire (back row, second from right), Kids Earth Fund Founder Harumi Torii (back row, right), Marie Seino, chief director of Re Kikou (back row, third from right), and teachers from Nishimachi International School at the Hotel on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

From left, Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, Vice-Mayor Kazunori Nakayama; Ambassador for Women, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs and Ambassador in charge of Arctic Affairs, MOFA Kazuko Shiraishi; Lithuanian Ambassador Egidijus Meilunas; Chairperson of the Jewish Community of Lithuania Faina Kukliansky; Executive Director, NPO Chiune Sugihara Visas for Life, Michi Sugihara; Vice-Chairman, NPO Chiune Sugihara Visas For Life, Madoka Sugihara; and Yaotsu, Gifu Prefecture, Mayor Shingo Akatsuka, pose during a Chiune Sugihara event at the Lithuanian embassy in Tokyo on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
From left, Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, Vice-Mayor Kazunori Nakayama; Ambassador for Women, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs and Ambassador in charge of Arctic Affairs, MOFA Kazuko Shiraishi; Lithuanian Ambassador Egidijus Meilunas; Chairperson of the Jewish Community of Lithuania Faina Kukliansky; Executive Director, NPO Chiune Sugihara Visas for Life, Michi Sugihara; Vice-Chairman, NPO Chiune Sugihara Visas For Life, Madoka Sugihara; and Yaotsu, Gifu Prefecture, Mayor Shingo Akatsuka, pose during a Chiune Sugihara event at the Lithuanian embassy in Tokyo on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Ehime Prefecture Gov. Tokihiro Nakamura (right), poses with Ehime-born actor Kanji Ishimaru (left), and Ehime's strawberry "Akai Shizuku" ambassador, actress Mitsu Dan, at an "Ehime Sweets Collection" kickoff event at Cafe Comme ca Ginza on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Ehime Prefecture Gov. Tokihiro Nakamura (right), poses with Ehime-born actor Kanji Ishimaru (left), and Ehime’s strawberry “Akai Shizuku” ambassador, actress Mitsu Dan, at an “Ehime Sweets Collection” kickoff event at Cafe Comme ca Ginza on Nov. 18. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Slovenian Ambassador Simona Leskovar (center) enjoys and explains traditional Slovenian breakfast food to children of SOMOS International School as part of a Slovenian breakfast education event, which typically takes place on the third Friday of November in Slovenia, at SOMOS International School in Tokyo on Nov. 20. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Slovenian Ambassador Simona Leskovar (center) enjoys and explains traditional Slovenian breakfast food to children of SOMOS International School as part of a Slovenian breakfast education event, which typically takes place on the third Friday of November in Slovenia, at SOMOS International School in Tokyo on Nov. 20. | YOSHIAKI MIURA

Khalid Al-Muslahi (center), ambassador of The Sultanate of Oman, and his wife Abeer A. Aisha welcome House of Representatives member Yasutoshi Nishimura during a reception to celebrate Oman's 45th National Day at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Nov. 20. | YOSHIAKI MIURA
Khalid Al-Muslahi (center), ambassador of The Sultanate of Oman, and his wife Abeer A. Aisha welcome House of Representatives member Yasutoshi Nishimura during a reception to celebrate Oman’s 45th National Day at the Palace Hotel Tokyo on Nov. 20. | YOSHIAKI MIURA