There is a job opening for a Speech Writer and Public Relations Advisor at the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles. Japanese skills not required (although may be preferred).


Application deadline is September 16. For more information, see here:

Asia Trend Magazine logoAsia Trend Magazine has an article and several pictures from June’s Tampa Natsu Matsuri in their August issue:


The article is on pages 10-11.

Our very own Tampa Region Representative John McGee recently had an article published in JQ Magazine on called “Chatting with Fireflies in Southern Nagano.” Please check it out here:

There is an opening for an Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco.


Deadline to apply is September 5. For more details, see

Ukiyo-e printThe Lowe Art Museum will be having a number of Japanese lectures and films that feature its current exhibition Introspection and Awakening: Japanese Art of the Edo and Meiji Periods, 1615-1912.


Events are open to the public, but there may be a general entrance fee of $10 for events. Also, the curator asks for guests to RSVP for each event they are intending to attend, in order to make sure there is sufficient food available.


For more information on the various events and their dates and times, see the Lowe Art Museum’s Calendar page:  Events begin on August 30 and will end with the exhibition’s closure on October 21.


There is also another Japanese art exhibit titled Adapting and Adopting: Waves of Change as East Encounters West; Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art which will run until April 2013.

The Coach Factory store in Dolphin Mall (Miami) is looking for seasonal workers who speak other languages, notably Japanese or Chinese.


For more information, contact:

Shanna Williams
Assistant Manager : Hiring / Operations
Coach Factory
Dolphin Mall
11401 NW 12th St
Space #370
Miami, FL 33172


The Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco is accepting applications for a clerk. Note: job description is in Japanese.