Japan Society of San Diego & Tijuana

Ramen Festival!!!

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Join us for the Ramen Festival in San Diego! The San Diego Ramen Festival is the newest and most exciting food event happening in San Diego!  It’s time to get your ramen on – and you can go ramen crazy on Thursday, November 16th, at the Second Annual San Diego Ramen Festival! We will have different types of ramen, all […]

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15th Annual Beer & Sake Festival Tickets on Sale Now!!


Join us for the 15th Annual Beer & Sake Festival ! Friday, June 16, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT) Harrah’s Resort Southern California, 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center, CA The Japan Society’s Beer & Sake Festival is a popular and fast-growing charity tasting event featuring local restaurants  serving sumptuous appetizers and breweries […]

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2016 Bonenkai / Holiday Party


Celebrate the end of a great year for the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana at Kyocera House in La Jolla Shores. Share an evening of delicious food, holiday spirits, and the opportunity to help disadvantaged children in Tijuana. Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016  5:30PM ~ 8:00 PM Location: Kyocera House in La Jolla […]

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“Cool” Japan Club – “Departures” Screening

Departures Screening

At our next “Cool” Japan Club we will be watching the award-winning Japanese movie “Departures”, which is about a newly unemployed cellist who has to return to his roots and take up a job in which he “sends people off”. But, exactly what kind of job is it? Come to find out!  See “Departures” trailer […]

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14th Annual AJ Cup Golf Tournament

14th Annual AJ-CUP Tournament

The AJ Cup is named in honor of Mr. Arthur Jonishi, 2002 recipient of the JSSDT Business Leadership Award. AJ was instrumental in choosing San Diego as the home for Kyocera, the first Japanese-parented manufacturing company in California. In addition, he helped establish and served as the first chairman of Minato Gakuen, a school for […]

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Cosplayers Wanted!

Cosplay Competition

There will be a Cosplay Competition held at the Beer & Sake Festival.  Come and compete in our Cosplay Competition and you can have the chance to win: Grand Prize – 1 night hotel stay, 2 tickets to a concert & $200 food credit at Harrah’s Resort Southern California 2nd Prize – Custom made Wigs […]

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“Cool” Japan Club – Karaoke

Cool Japan Club - Karaoke

This month we will be hosting our 3rd “Cool” Japan Club event and the topic this time around will be karaoke! Some things we will talk about are “Are Japanese people really that shy?” as well as the popularity of karaoke in Japan and other countries across the world. We will also be renting a […]

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2016 J-CAP – Students registration started!

J-CAP 2016

J-CAP stands for Japanese Culture and Academic Proficiency. The goal of J-CAP is to reward and encourage the study of the Japanese language by offering a full day of challenging and enjoyable competitions. Teams of students compete in two activities that test their knowledge of facts and communication skills.  J-CAP also celebrates the study of […]

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Support the Japan Society

Support the Japan Society

As we celebrate the holiday season, I hope that you will consider to make a gift to the JSSDT in support of these important programs listed below.  Every gift, from $10 to $5,000 makes a difference and allows the JSSDT to continue providing outstanding services within our community.  Please click Donate Now! to make your […]

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Meishi Mixer @ Saiko Sushi North Park

Saiko Sushi Mixer

Networking with new friends Join the JSSDT / ABA for the ultimate networking event.  Bring smiles, business cards (Meishi), and appetites to our MEISHI MIXER.  Enjoy the delicious appetizers, a special selection of Sake and networking with new friends!  The two owners of Saiko Sushi are currently the only two Certified Sake Professionals in San […]

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