Join YouTuber John Daub on a Shinkansen ride to Tohoku while discovering the world of Japanese gourmet boxed lunches or “Ekiben”!

Ekiben are Japanese gourmet boxed lunches that are sold at train stations for you to enjoy during your Shinkansen ride. It is a quintessential Japanese experience that you cannot miss if you’re ever here! But you might wonder…Which one should Continue Reading

Apply to join JI Core 50 member and popular YouTuber John Daub on a special train ride to Tohoku on April 3rd!

East Japan Railway Company (JR East) recently launched a new campaign that aims to bring more people to Tohoku, and help support the region’s revitalization after the Great East Japan Earthquake devastated the area in 2011 (almost 10 years ago). 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

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

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