JI Core 50 Member Louise George Kittaka Takes Us on a Journey to Old Japan in Tokyo Weekender Article About Kakunodate

In late December, JI Core 50 member Louise George Kittaka visited the former castle town of Kakunodate in Akita Prefecture, using the three-day JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020, available to all non-Japanese passport holders. Founded in 1620, Kakunodate is Continue Reading

Vicki L. Beyer Explores One of Japan’s Largest Limestone Caves.

In late November, during her trip to Iwate prefecture, JI Core 50 member Vicki L. Beyer visited Ryusendo, one of the three largest limestone caves in Japan, which is a designated National Natural Treasure. Ryusendo is also known as the “cave Continue Reading

JI Core 50 Vicki Beyer Experiences the Beauty and Resilience of Post-disaster Iwate’s Miyako City

The Great East Japan Earthquake left Iwate severely battered, but now, much of its picturesque coastline has been restored. In late October, JI Core 50 Vicki L. Beyer went on a sightseeing trip to Iwate to experience its beauty, just Continue Reading

Introducing Our New JI Core 50 Member, Violet Daike-Pacileo!

Violet Daike-Pacileo is a seasoned finance professional who has worked for Japanese and international investment banks as well as asset managers for more than 15 years across multiple cities including Tokyo, London and Los Angeles. Her experience spans from selling Continue Reading

YouTuber John Daub Attempts the Wanko Soba Challenge! His Livestream Gains More Than 20,000 Views Within the First 24 Hours! (Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture)

Jarman International has been assisting with the promotion of the new JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020, which is available for all non-Japanese passport holders in Japan to purchase (regardless of visa status). As part of our promotional effort, JI Continue Reading

Diving into the World of Kochi’s Sake with John Gauntner and John Daub

On September 14, John Daub (the presenter and creator of popular YouTube channels ONLY in JAPAN * John Daub and ONLY in JAPAN * GO) livestreamed a sake tasting experience at Marugoto Kochi. Located in Ginza, this “antenna shop” is Continue Reading

“History Idol” Mikako Shares Fascinating History of Kochi-Born Samurai Sakamoto Ryoma with the World

In a recent livestream on John Daub’s ONLY in JAPAN * GO channel, the history expert and idol Mikako shared her love and deep expertise about Sakamoto Ryoma, who rose from being a low-class samurai in the Tosa Domain (now Continue Reading

JR EAST and Jarman International Collaborate on First-Ever Rail Pass for Internationals Residents in Japan

We are thrilled to announce that JR EAST will be selling a special limited “JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020” which will be available to all foreign passport holders (regardless of visa status) starting from October 16, 2020 until February Continue Reading

We Can Feel the “Taste” of Kochi Prefecture IN TOKYO! Check John Daub’s Livestream about “Marugoto Kochi!”

Jarman International had the honor of supporting Kochi Prefecture in our ongoing promotion project by amplifying Marugoto Kochi, an antenna shop located in central Tokyo. During the Covid-19 period when the ability for people to actually travel to Kochi is Continue Reading