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Literature to Film Adaptation in Recent Japan- 10th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series at the University of Florida (9/19/2014)New


JET Program info sessions and recruiting schedule for 2014-2015 now available (8/29/2014)New


Calendar of Events Updated (8/29/2014) New


2015 Japanese American Leader Delegation, 15th Delegation (click here for application form) (8/4/2014)New

(DEADLINE: September 26th, 2014)


Photo Gallery Updated (8/4/2014) New


Sachi Ann Welsh receives Foreign Minister's Commendation Award (8/1/2014)New


Solo Exhibition of Mr. Masuda Sebastian "Colorful Rebellion-Seventh Nightmare" (7/16/2014)


Remarks by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the Australian Parliament (youtube link) (7/14/2014)


Consul General Nagashima's Messages Updated (7/14/2014 )


International Traveling Exhibition JAPAN: kingdom of Characters Comes to Young At Art Museum (6/26/2014)


Japan's Official Development Assistance (White Paper 2013 Summary) (5/5/2014)


Application Guidelines Available for the 8th International Manga Award (4/16/2014)


Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship (Deadline: May 30th, 2014) (4/16/2014)


Japanese Government Launches New Website on Japanese Territory (4/4/2014)


Provision of comprehensive information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station related issues (4/1/2014)


Comparison of the air dose rate data between cities in Japan and the world's major cities (4/1/2014)


Information on the Final Report on the IAEA Review Mission on Mid-and-Long-Term Roadmap towards the Decommissioning of TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Units 1–4 (issued on Feb 13, 2014) (4/1/2014)


Visa Fees Updated (4/1/2014)


Japan-China Relations: Current Situation of Senkaku Islands (3/14/2014)


The Issue of Takeshima (3/14/2014)


What is “Kawaii?” Lecture by Mr. Sebastian Masuda-King of Harajuku- (3/1/2014)


The Issue of the Name of the Sea of Japan (2/27/2014)

Great East Japan Earthquake

Provision of comprehensive information on Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station related issues (4/1/2014)


His Majesty the Emperor's New Year Thoughts (1/1/2013)


Honorary Consul General Harris Rosen Presents $100,000 Toward Relief Efforts for Victims of the 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami (4/4/2012)


Message from Consul General Kawahara on the first year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake (3/13/2012)


Consul General's speech at reception commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake (3/8/2012)


Waiver of Visa Fees for Foreign Nationals Who Visit Three Prefectures in the Disaster-Afflicted Areas


Donation Information (Donation term extended till March 31, 2013) (9/10/2012)


Japan: Fascinating Diversity


Messages from Friends Anne Akiko Meyers (Violinist) Marty Friedman (Guitar Player)


Message from Japan Women's National Soccer Team "Nadeshiko Japan" 30-second-version, 3-minute-version (9/9/2011)


Information on Recovery (MOFA homepage)


Information for Foreign Nationals (MOFA homepage)


Official Messages and Other Links


Sachi Ann Welsh receives Foreign Minister's Commendation Award (8/1/2014)New


Thomas Gregersen receives Foreign Minister's Commendation Award (5/5/2014)


Thomas Gregersen, Former Cultural Director of the Morikami Museum and Gardens receives Foreign Minister's Commendation for Fiscal Year 2013 (8/5/2013)


Chieko Mihori Receives Award from Emperor of Japan (7/2/12)


UWF receives Japanese Foreign Minister's Award (UWF website) (6/18/12)



Visa Fees Updated (4/1/2014)

Joint Statement: 50th Anniversary of the Signing of US-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security


Warning Against the Fictitious Certificate Named "Kanpukin Zandaka Kakuninsho" ("Refund Outstanding Certificate") (07/20/2011)


Visa For Medical Stay Information (1/5/2011)


Announcing the Designation of Mr. Harris Rosen as the Honorary Consul General of Japan in Orlando

Notes on the Issue of Child Custody

Application for Japanese passports of minors (Japanese & English versions)



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