"NORTH EAST ASIA: Territorial Disputes and Divided Countries"

"NORTH EAST ASIA: Territorial Disputes and Divided Countries"

Date: Wednesday 18th March 2009, 6.00pm – 8.00pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Fee: FREE This second seminar in the 2009 seminar series, Changing World Views: International Challenges for the UK and Japan, looks to North Asia and the territorial and maritime disputes that are the focus of diplomatic […]

ASIMO Introduces the New Honda Insight Hybrid to Europe at the Geneva Motor Show

ASIMO Introduces the New Honda Insight Hybrid to Europe at the Geneva Motor Show

ASIMO, Honda’s advanced humanoid robot, will help launch the all new Insight Hybrid at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.The new Insight, which will makes its European debut at the Show, has been designed to offer a practical five-seat family car at an affordable price with excellent fuel economy and low CO2 and other emissions.Honda’s latest […]

In Harmony with all Creation: Miyazawa Kenji by Roger Pulvers

In Harmony with all Creation: Miyazawa Kenji by Roger Pulvers

Date: Wednesday, 4th March 2009 6.45pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH  We are delighted to invite members to a special lecture by Roger Pulvers on Miyazawa Kenji, who is increasingly being viewed in Japan as that country’s greatest modern poet. His “Strong in the Rain” (Ame ni […]

Restaurant Tour 6: You Me Restaurant

Restaurant Tour 6: You Me Restaurant

On the 26th of February I was in New Malden, Surrey and decided to meet a friend- who had just returned from Korea- for lunch. We decided on the YOU ME KOREAN RESTAURANT: 96 Burlington Road, New Malden, Surrey KT3 4NT Tel: 020 8715 1079 M: 07956 626744 Buses: 152 and 131 stop a few […]

The Japan Society Pub Quiz

The Japan Society Pub Quiz

Date: Thursday, 26th February 2008, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start Venue: The Prince of Wales, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5PF Fee: £1 per head (payable at the door) The pub quiz is a popular feature of British pub culture. Seriously keen players may take part in one every week, meeting with the same team […]

LG Bridges the Gap between Ideas and Reality

LG Bridges the Gap between Ideas and Reality

LG Electronics, a worldwide technology and design leader in mobile communications, introduces its latest innovations, newest handsets and strategic direction for this year at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona, Spain. Topping LG’s achievements is its direct, intuitive and dynamic 3D S-Class User Interface (UI), which will debut on the ARENA handset (LG-KM900). […]

‘Japan’s Investment in the Auto Industry’

‘Japan’s Investment in the Auto Industry’

Date: Tuesday, 24th February 2008, 5.00pm to 7.30pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation, Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP  This research seminar is part of a series on the History of Japanese investment in the UK (the project is being funded by the Great Britain-Sasakawa Foundation). This follows on from seminars on the electronics, R&D, […]

Smarter shooting with 8 new Cyber-shot models

Smarter shooting with 8 new Cyber-shot models

This season’s latest additions to the Cyber-shot range of digital cameras look as good as the sensational images they produce. If you’re passionate about colourful, high-fashion styling and smart technology, look no further than the Cyber-shot T900 and T90. With slim, sensational looks, super-size touchscreens and new 720p HD movie recording, there’s no better way […]

Film Screening: Twentieth Century Boys by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Film Screening: Twentieth Century Boys by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Date: Friday, 20th February 2009, 6.00pm Venue: Cinema 1, The ICA The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH Fee: £6 payable in cash on the night (booking required) * Screenings continue to 28th February 2009 (See www.ica.org.uk for details) The Japan Society has secured a reduced price group booking to see this live-action take on Naoki Urasawa’s […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club