Tohoku Cities to Jointly Stage Food Fairs in Four U.S. Cities in October
Japan Times, Aug 27, 2014

Abe to Reshuffle Cabinet on Sept 3
Mainichi Daily News, Aug 26, 2014

Abe Visits Hiroshima, Vows Support
The Japan News, Aug 25, 2014

Kuroda Douses Japan Stimulus Expectations
The Wall Street Journal, Aug 25, 2014

Westernized 'Doraemon' Successful in North American Run
Asahi Japan Watch, Aug 25, 2014

Veterans' Book Heads to Camp Shelby and National WWII Museum
Rafu Shimpo, Aug 24, 2014

Railways Plan Faster Access to Central Tokyo from Haneda Airport
The Wall Street Journal, Aug 21, 2014

Heading to Pyongyang, Japanese Ex-Wrestler Hopes to Win Over North Korea
The Washington Post, Aug 21, 2014

Hello Kitty Joins the Space Race
NPR, Aug 20, 2014

Rebound in Exports Signals Hope in Japan
The New York Times, Aug 20, 2014

U.S. Official Says Unified with Japan on Need for Russian Sanctions
Reuters, Aug 20, 2014

Son, Nobel Laureate Tanaka Take Up Ice Bucket Challenge
The Wall Street Journal, Aug 20, 2014

Schatz Beats Hanabusa in Tight Race
Rafu Shimpo, Aug 18, 2014

With Eye on China, Japanese Premier Skips War Shrine
The New York Times, Aug 15, 2014

Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru' Comes Out in U.S.
The Wall Street Journal, Aug 12, 2014

Horinouchi Appointed Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles
Rafu Shimpo, Aug 12, 2014

BOJ Offers Bleaker Exports View, but Kuroda Stays Upbeat
Reuters, Aug 8, 2014

U.S. Experts Eye Japanese Drug in Race for Ebola Cure
The Japan Times, Aug 8, 2014

Showdown with China Looms at Regional Security Summit
Japan Today, Aug 8, 2014

Feeling the Pinch
The Economist, Aug 7, 2014

Full Text of Hiroshima Peace Declaration 2014
The Japan Times, Aug 6, 2014

Discussion on Abe's 'Third Arrow' in Torrance
Rafu Shimpo, Aug 5, 2014

Japan's Security Fears Grow as Neighbors Build Up Arms
Reuters, Aug 5, 2014

Japan Imposes New Sanctions on Russia But Keeps a Diplomatic Door Open
The New York Times, Aug 5, 2014

Caroline Kennedy To Attend Hiroshima Ceremony
The Wall Street Journal, Aug 4, 2014

The Japan News, July 29, 2014

The Asahi Shimbun, July 29, 2014

The Japan Times, July 29, 2014

The Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2014

Record 6.26 Mil. Foreign Visitors Arrive in Jan.-Jun
The Japan News, July 23, 2014

Kyodo News, July 21, 2014
The Washington Post, July 16, 2014

JA General Awaits Senate Confirmation
The Japan News, July 15, 2014

Japan’s Robot Revolution
The Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2014

Go For Broke to Lease Space in JANM’s Historic Building
Rafu Shimpo, July 09, 2014

Asahi Japan Watch, July 03, 2014

Japan-U.S. Pact to Enter New Stage
Rafu Shimpo, July 01, 2014

In this interview with the New York Times, USJC Board of Councilors Member George Takei talks about growing up in a Japanese American internment camp, visiting Japan, and his passion for the U.S.-Japan relationship. Mr. Takei also discusses “Allegiance,” his Broadway-bound musical about a family’s experiences at the Heart Mountain, Wyoming internment camp.

In late 2013, U.S.-Japan Council Board Members and Council Members were featured in a Nikkei Business Publications profile of prominent Japanese Americans entitled Japanese-Americans: Personal Networks Across the Pacific.

USJC President Irene Hirano Inouye and Board of Directors Members Gary Moriwaki and Susan Onuma received profiles, as well as Board of Councilors Members Norman Y. Mineta, Hiromitsu Ogawa, Daniel Okimoto, Masaaki Tanaka, Paul Terasaki, the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye and Council Members James Higa and Yosuke Honjo. While originally published for the Nikkei Business magazine, features are posted in English and available online at The U.S.-Japan Council is composed of Japanese American leaders dedicated to the U.S.-Japan relationships across all sectors of society. We are proud of the recognition our Members received as leaders in their communities.

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