Enter the 2021 Giveaway for the Chance to Win a Luxury 10,000 YEN Dining Experience of Modern Japanese-Italian Cuisine at COCONOMA Season Dining, Tokyo!

One of our partners, COCONOMA Season Dining, Tokyo has announced their new January 2021 Giveaway where the name of a lucky participant will be drawn randomly, and given a complimentary evening meal up to two guests (10,000 yen per person). COCONOMA Continue Reading

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

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

JI 50 Consultant Catherine O’Connell Received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award

On November 5, 2020, JI 50 Consultant Catherine O’Connell was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the British Business Awards, hosted annually by The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Originally from New Zealand, O’Connell founded her own boutique, commercially-savvy, 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

A heartfelt THANK YOU to everybody who has used the JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020 thus far!

Has anybody here travelled with the pass? If so, where did you go? We are so grateful for all of the support and positive reactions so far (check out the article linked below to learn more). If you have not Continue Reading

Nina Cataldo was Interviewed by Savvy Tokyo About Founding the Facebook Community “Hafu Ladies”

Nina Cataldo, working in Jarman’s Marketing and Project Management, was interviewed by Savvy Tokyo about the Facebook group she launched in 2018 called “Hafu Ladies”. This group strives to create a safe, supportive, educational, and inclusive community for half-Japanese women 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