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Welcome! ようこそ!
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.


Registration is OPEN for Our Japanese Language Classes! 

Start 2017 learning the beautiful Japanese language. We have three classes for Adults, so we're sure to have an offering for your needs. Click here to learn more and to register.

Don't forget, JASSA members get a discount on tuition! 

We look forward to seeing everyone this semester!

RSVP For Shinnenkai!

Join us for our Shinnenkai Potluck on January 29th at the Igo Branch Library from 11:30 am - 3 pm.

We welcome all dishes- from Japanese, American, and any other nationality!

To RSVP, please click here.

Upcoming events

  • January 29, 2017 11:30 AM
    Igo Library: 13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78249

Upcoming Classes

  • January 17, 2017 6:00 PM
    St. Anthony Catholic High School, Classroom #320, 3200 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX
  • January 17, 2017 7:00 PM
    St. Anthony Catholic High School, Classroom #320, 3200 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX
  • January 17, 2017 8:00 PM
    St. Anthony Catholic High School, Classroom #320, 3200 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX


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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