Duo Cosplayers from Canada Coming to the SF Anime Festival and CosplayDate published: July 7, 2019
Great news from the SF Anime Festival and Cosplay organizers. Two Canadian cosplayers are coming to the 2019 SF Anime Festival and Cosplay. Yume夢 and Kitsurie will be featured as the Guests of Honor at this year’s festival.
Two New Groups Coming to 2019 Japan DayDate published: June 12, 2019
New to the 2019 Japan Day are two new Japanese cultural groups. One who preserves Okinawan cultural arts from the beautiful islands of Hawaii and another with a long lineage of classical Japanese dance in Los Angeles. Check out their stories below.
Community Member Honored for 2019 Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthDate published: May 1, 2019
Our community is proud to announce the winner of the San Francisco Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration’s Second Annual Edwin Mah Lee Public Service Award to Sandy Mori.
What is Oshogatsu and why is it important to the JapaneseDate published: December 30, 2018
The most important Japanese Holiday of the year is New Year or Oshogatsu (正月). It has the same resonance as Christmas for the Christians faith: a time for celebration, spiritual communion and being with family. The New Year is a great opportunity to celebrate the religious aspect in Japanese culture as well as eat great […]
Japan Center Malls’ 2018 Holiday Gift GuideDate published: December 14, 2018
Meet the Designer of the New Japan Center Garage LogoDate published: November 18, 2018
Please meet Lauren Lee, the designer selected by the Japan Center Garage Corporation, who designed the new branding logo for the Japan Center Garage Corporation. Her design embodied the spirit and the feel of what the Japan Center Garage Corporation wanted in a new refreshed look. We sat down with Lauren and asked […]
Unvailing of the new logo for Japan Center Garage CorporationDate published: November 17, 2018
During the opening of 2018 Aki Matsuri, the Japan Center Garage Corporation(JCGC) – operator of the Japan Center Garage, unveiled a new logo to use to enhance their marketing of the garages at the commercial core of Japantown. The JCGC operates the garage under the Japan Center East and West Malls (Japan Center Main) as well as […]
Garage Construction NoticeDate published: November 1, 2018
To better serve you, the Japan Center Garages is improving its efficiency by replacing its dated parking equipment. A full closure of the Fillmore Annex Garage is scheduled for Jan. 7, 2019 through Feb. 9, 2019. During this closure, all parking will be redirected to the main garage, one block east on Post Street. The […]
Show Your Japan in the “Once in Japan” Photo Contest 2018Date published: September 7, 2018
Been to Japan recently? We are pleased to announce that the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco “Once in Japan” Photo Contest 2018. Applicants are invited to submit original photos that they have taken on a recent trip to Japan that shows what they think makes Japan beautiful, cool, cute, breath-taking, mouth-watering, innovative, […]
Line-up for 6th Japan Film Festival of San Francisco AnnouncedDate published: August 28, 2018
The 6th Annual JAPAN FILM FESTIVAL OF SAN FRANCISCO will be held at NEW PEOPLE Cinema on September 28-October 7, 2018. Premiere screenings of the latest Japanese live-action and animation films, special appearances (Director Masato Harada, Actor Kaori Momoi, Director Yui Kiyohara), and Q&A sessions with filmmakers are planned. Tickets are $15 unless otherwise noted. Festival Passport is $170 […]