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The Japan-America Society of San Antonio, or JASSA, was established in 1985 to foster increased
understanding and cooperation between the citizens of San Antonio and Japan. As a non-profit, educational, and cultural group, we strive to make Japanese culture better known in San Antonio.


Our Next General Meeting is April 23rd!

We'll be having our next general meeting on Sunday, April 23rd, from 2pm - 6pm. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of food and friends.

Part of our program will be a membership discussion over JASSA leadership. We welcome and look forward to your input.

Sign up for JASSA's Japanese Club!

Join us in the second meeting of the San Antonio Japanese Club!

Focused on improving one's Japanese conversational skills, this meeting explores sushi making and improving fluency in Japanese conversation.

Spots have filled up for our second class, but stay tuned for our next meeting!

Upcoming events

Ongoing Classes

  • Stay tuned for our Fall classes!


Previous Announcements

Planning to Visit Japan?
JASSA Members Get Hotel Discounts!


The Imperial Hotel in Tokyo and The New Otani Club are extending special discounts to members of the Japan-America Society of San Antonio.

You can learn more about these benefits here (IH) and here (NHC)


Sister Margit Nagy Receives the Order of the Rising Sun
from the Government of Japan

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, the Government of Japan announced that Sister Margit Maria Nagy, CDP, Ph.D., Professor of History at Our Lady of the Lake University, is the recipient of “the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon”.

She was presented with this award in recognition of her esteemed service in the promotion of the mutual understanding between Japan and the United States of America.

Please click here for the full press releaseEmail Only Membership is now available

No membership fees required.


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Interested in studying animation in Japan? Watch this short video on Nihon Kogakuin College in Tokyo!

JASSA 2016 Scholarship Fund

With current low interest rates, JASSA's annual Scholarship Program has lost some of its effectiveness. Please help us reach our goal over the next few months with your donation.

This site is made possible by the National Association of Japan America Societies & The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnerships.
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