Thank you for visiting the official website of the Association for Nikkei & Japanese Abroad, which is provided for the purpose of disseminating information on and from the Association. By accessing this website you consent to abide by the provisions of the Website Policy, including terms and conditions of use, which are detailed below.
The Association reserves the right to amend the Website Policy at any time without notice. Any amendments will be posted on this website and identified as such. Once an amendment has been displayed, subsequent access to the website indicates your consent to the amended Website Policy.

1.Links to this website are not normally subject to restriction. However, links from the following types of websites will not be accepted:

①Websites with illegal or indecent content
②Any website containing material which contravenes or potentially contravenes legislative or regulatory stipulations.
③Any website considered to have the potential to generate misunderstandings or misconceptions among third parties.

2.When creating a link to this website, please inform the Association by sending a message from the Contact Us screen, using the words “Link to Website” in the subject header. Note that URL addresses other than are subject to change at any time without notice.
The Association reserves the right to demand modification or deletion of any link deemed to be incorrect or inappropriate.

1.Except where otherwise noted, copyright and/or intellectual property rights in relation to information presented on this website, including text, diagrams and images, shall revert to the Association.

2.Information presented on this website may be quoted for use in educational materials or for other purposes as explicitly stated by law. Quotations should be clearly credited as shown below.

In Japanese: 出典 海外日系人協会
In English: Copyright  Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad (KAIGAI NIKKEIJIN KYOKAI)

3.Where an image on this website features one or more specific individuals, the image may not be used without the explicit consent of the individual(s) concerned as a matter of protection of personal rights. For more information, contact the Association by sending a message from the Contact Us page, with “Request for use of website image” in the subject


1.Every effort has been made to ensure the security and integrity of this website. The Association cannot and does not warrant that this website will be totally free of errors, including errors caused by unauthorized alteration of content or other circumstances beyond our control. The Association accepts no liability whatsoever for any damages incurred by users of this website in relation to the website and the information presented therein.

2.This website may contain third-party content, links and other information provided for the benefit of visitors over which the Association for Nikkei & Japanese Abroad has no direct responsibility, as well as translations thereof performed by the Association.

Browser requirements

1.Browser software

This website has been verified on Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0. Some features of the website may not display or operate properly in other browsers.

2.Text display and layout

 Some pages on this website employ CSS style sheets, which may not display layout correctly on certain browsers.


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Depending on the combination of browser, operating system and printer settings, the printed output may not match the on-screen display.

Protection of Personal Information

The Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad was accredited with the Privacy Mark in December 2006 in recognition of our commitment to protection of personal information. For more details, see our Protection of Personal Information Policy.