AJET are collecting letters/postcards from the community for an online tribute to two devoted and sorely missed JETs – Taylor Anderson and Monty Dickson. Please visit http://najettribute.blogspot.com/ to read the . . .
“3000 Letters for Japan” is a letter-writing project created by Gunma JET Jessie Zanutig, directed to students in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures who were affected by the recent earthquake . . .
Been wondering what all the facebook statuses were about? Ready to find out what 5toSurvive is really about? 5toSurvive is an International walking/running event organised by Tom Cole, and English . . .
Fall has finally arrived in Japan, bringing with it a chill in the air as well as the October issue of Connect! Want to enjoy all the autumn cuisine without breaking the bank? We have one author’s guide to grocery shopping on a budget. More intrepid foodies might enjoy our insider’s look at a new restaurant bus service. Or are you one of those people who live for Halloween? This issue features some artwork inspired by Japanese urban legends that are sure to send a chill down your spine. There’s also plenty of local pride in this issue, with several contributors detailing unique local festivals, firsthand looks at local events, and ways they’ve given back to local communities- or even created their own. As always, Connect has a little bit of everything for every reader, so crack open this issue for the latest on news, local events, entertainment releases, and more.