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Paul Algar 1943 – 2018

We are sad to report that one of Aid For Japan’s trustees, Paul Algar, has passed away after a long illness. Paul was a tireless supporter of the charity and had regularly offered his services at many of Aid For … Read More

8 Years Of Bunksai

Bunkasai Club celebrated its 8th birthday this year. This marks 8 years of encouraging English/Japanese cultural exchanges between a wide variety of attendees. Formed in 2011 by Akemi Solloway Tanaka, Bunkasai was originally envisioned as a Japanese cultural event. The … Read More

Hanami Viewing

Hanami (花見, “flower viewing”) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of the cherry blossoms. In Japan, hanami mostly consists of having an outdoor party beneath the sakura during daytime or at night Hanami at night is called … Read More