Archive | August, 2012

Celebrating 36 Years of Japan Centre: One Man’s Journey

Japan Centre 36th Anniversary

On 15th September you have an amazing chance to take part in a Free Sushi Making & Tasting Event held by our founder Tak Tokumine at 3:30pm in our Regent Street store. To celebrate 36 years of Japan Centre in the UK we’re holding a fun, hands-on and most importantly free sushi making and tasting class in store – think of it as our gift to you (isn’t it supposed to be the other way round!)

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JAFF: Japan Food Festival Hiroshima Edition 5th – 25th September

JAFF: Hiroshima Edition

Japan Centre Regent Street is proud to announce our fourth Japan Food Festival (JAFF) 5th – 25th September, in collaboration with the Association of International Business Advisers (AIBA), this time focusing on the local produce of Hiroshima Prefecture, western Honshu! Sample local produce never before sold in the UK from this natural wonderland, nestled between soaring mountains to the north and the azure Inland Sea to the south. Get your hands on exclusive regional specialities and experience the culinary diversity and beauty of Hiroshima right here in London. With free tastings every day from 3 – 6pm the event runs for 2 weeks only so make sure you don’t miss out! Read More…

Japanese Commercials: The Good, The Bad & The Weird

Top 5 Japanese Commercials

Japan is a land of unorthodox teachers, strange floating babies and Ronald McDonald’s extended family….. or so you may be forgiven for thinking after watching this batch of Japan Centre’s favourite Japanese TV commercials. We’ve trawled Youtube and compiled with what we think are our 5 favourite commercials or commercial series of recent times. Prepare to be amused, enchanted or maybe even a little bit frightened!

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