Jarman International hosted an event in Osaka with John Daub to spread the beauty and fun of Kochi’s culture and cuisine!

In early November of 2021, Jarman International collaborated with JI Core 50 member and YouTuber John Daub at Osaka’s Tosa Shimizu World restaurant to spotlight Kochi Prefecture’s vibrant culture, world-famous Yosakoi dance and delicious cuisine. Kochi Prefecture is located along Continue Reading

The Jarman International-organized livestream with John Daub, Alex Kerr and Rogier Uitenboogaart was featured in the Japan Times! (Kochi Prefecture)

In late November, Jarman International organized a livestream with JI Core 50 member and YouTuber John Daub of ONLY in JAPAN * GO, world-renowned American author Alex Kerr, and washi paper master Rogier Uitenboogaart from the mountain town of Yusuhara Continue Reading

For the fourth time, Jarman International Ruth Marie Jarman will appear on the popular TV show “Sekaiichi Uketai Jugyou (The Most Useful School in the World)” on December 25, 7 PM

For her celebratory fourth time, Jarman International CEO Ruth Marie Jarman will appear on the nationally-beloved TV show called “Sekaiichi Uketai Jugyou (The Most Useful School in the World)” on Christmas night from 7 PM.  The show will be a Continue Reading

Regional revitalization with Adam Fulford – Jarman International organizes three webinars about Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for MS&AD

In late September, Jarman International organized three webinars between JI Core 50 members and several staff from MS&AD, in an effort to support this large insurance company navigate ways of incorporating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their work ethic. The Continue Reading

Exploring the Land of the Namahage: Sights, Tastes and Traditions of the Oga Peninsula (Akita Prefecture)

In mid-November, JI Core 50 member Sarah Achilles travelled to Akita Prefecture in the northeastern Tohoku region, which is sometimes referred to as the ‘Land of the Namahage’. In Japanese folklore, namahage are trolls or oni (demons) that scare little Continue Reading

Discover Tohoku’s sake and culture with John Gauntner and Alex Kerr (Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture)

In early November, Jarman International collaborated with JEKI (the marketing sector of East Japan Railway) and JNTO New York to organize a webinar, which highlighted the deep culture and delicious sake of the northeastern Tohoku region. The guest speakers were Continue Reading

Here is everything you need to know about the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area)

If you are a non-Japanese passport holder (regardless of visa status), you can purchase the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) to unlock five consecutive days of unlimited travel across northeastern Japan. For a flat fee of 20,000 yen (10,000 yen Continue Reading

A spiritual marvel of the north – JI Core 50 member Adam Fulford discovers deep Japan in Yamagata Prefecture

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself home.” This phrase is found in one of Japan’s most famous and beloved classical literature texts called “The Narrow Road to the Deep North”, which was written by legendary haiku poet, Continue Reading

Discovering #FukushimaFriendly – Read all about JI Core 50 member Daniel Moore’s recent adventure in northeast Japan!

In late October, one of our JI Core 50 members, Daniel Moore, visited Fukushima Prefecture to explore its unique culture, rich history, warm community, and breathtaking landscapes glowing with the energetic colors of autumn. From trying on traditional samurai gear Continue Reading

Kamikoya Washi Studio was featured in the Japan Times!

Recently, Jarman International helped Kamikoya Washi Studio get featured in the Sustainable Japan Times Gallery October edition (operated by the Japan Times). The gallery introduced an early October event in Tokyo, where Rogier Uitenboogaart, the owner of Kamikoya Washi Studio, Continue Reading