The Photos of Fashion Week: Highlights and Behind the Scenes

The Photos of Fashion Week: Highlights and Behind the Scenes

Mercedes-Benz Tokyo Fashion Week is a huge event. We covered an overview of the week in our May issue, and featured some extra interviews with designers last week. If you . . .

Fashion Week Extras: Designer Interviews

Fashion Week Extras: Designer Interviews

While attending Tokyo Fashion Week for Connect magazine, editors Verity Townsend and Erica Grainger got the chance to speak with a few designers on the red carpet. Check out their . . .

Spotlight Interview: Oana’s DIY Activity Book

Spotlight Interview: Oana’s DIY Activity Book

Oana Marasescu, an elementary school JET alum from Okayama (2012-2014), spent her second JET year developing an entirely volunteer-made classroom activity book and video. Oana is currently finishing up a . . .

Run: For Fun and Fitness

Run: For Fun and Fitness

by Hiroshi Fukushima, Kumamoto Running is the easiest form of exercise that improves your ability in various sporting endeavours. It is an activity for everyone, and usually the first port . . .

Japanese Pop-Culture コーナー #4

Japanese Pop-Culture コーナー #4

by Jaclyn Thompson (Miyazaki) One of questions I get asked most frequently by Japanese people (after they ask if I have a boyfriend, of course), is what surprised me the . . .

Inaugural AJET Chair wins Goodwill Ambassador Award

26 May       Community
National AJET was honored to be able to present Dr. Charles Browne with this year’s AJET Goodwill Ambassador Award! We salute his contributions in the JET Programme and continued efforts . . . [ Read more ]

Join the Connect team!

25 May       AJET Connect Magazine
If you’ve ever looked at Connect and thought “That sure looks like a fun challenge, I’d really like to try working with a magazine,” you’re in luck! Applications to join . . . [ Read more ]

JET Up Fuji-san Fundraiser

18 May       Volunteering and Charity
Sign up to join AJET’s two-day fundraising event, JET Up Fuji-San! Take in the sounds and smells of a summery weekend in Tokyo to benefit the Tohoku Orphans’ Project, an . . . [ Read more ]

May Connect is here!

13 May       Magazine Issues
Our final issue before the summer break is here! Not to worry, though. We’ll still publish stories online throughout the summer, so keep sending them in. The May issue brings . . . [ Read more ]

2015–2016 AJET Appointed Positions

12 May     
Congratulations to all of the following JETs for their upcoming appointments to the AJET National Council! We all look forward to the great work that they will do as the . . . [ Read more ]

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