Fukoku America Laurens via Google Street View

Fukoku in Laurens to be featured on Manufacturing Marvels (Feb 28)

Fukoku America to be First SC company featured on Manufacturing Marvels, Fox Business Network airs Thursday (02/28) approximately 10:30 pm (est) Press release Greenville, SC., Feb. 22, 2019 – Fukoku America, Inc., a manufacturer of rubber and plastic automotive products and sealing solutions located in Laurens, South Carolina, since 2001, will be featured in a … Continue reading Fukoku in Laurens to be featured on Manufacturing Marvels (Feb 28)

A group regularly practices Japanese conversation at the JAASC Language Table series.

March 19: Japanese/English Language Table

March 19, 2019 7-9pm Japanese/English Language Table 日英会話 March 2019 Event location has changed to Coffee Underground in Greenville.  We return to Kazoku Express in Mauldin for our March 2019 Language Table! Let's practice our Japanese/English conversation skills and meet new people! #jaasc - Non-members welcome. - Food & drink available for purchase. - This … Continue reading March 19: Japanese/English Language Table

Hanafuda cards for JAASC Game Night Social

March 23: Japanese Game Night with Visions International

JAASC is partnering with Visions International & Upstate International to host Japanese Game Night in Greenville for Upstate International Month! #uimonth #uim We have several traditional Japanese games and card games as well as some American favorites. Koi Koi will be our featured game - we'll be providing instructions on how to play using Hanafuda, … Continue reading March 23: Japanese Game Night with Visions International

Hinamatsuri exhibit at The Children's Museum of the Upstate

Feb 26-March 3: Hina Matsuri Dolls Exhibit in Greenville

Celebrate Japan's Hina Matsuri Festival with this beautiful exhibit of traditional Japanese dolls! Hina means "small doll" and Matsuri means "festival in Japanese. This holiday celebrates traditional female values. Visit Be Anything Place at The Children's Museum of the Upstate in Greenville to see a display of traditional dolls during the festival season. Exhibit open … Continue reading Feb 26-March 3: Hina Matsuri Dolls Exhibit in Greenville

WXYZ Bar at Aloft Hotel Columbia

Feb 13 – Columbia Meetup!

EDIT: The new Columbia Japanese Conversation Group is meeting at 6PM! Then stay for our networking/information meeting at 7PM.  Japan-America Association of South Carolina is hosting its first Columbia social in many years! This casual meetup serves as an interest meeting for future events, and should also be a great way to connect with like-minded … Continue reading Feb 13 – Columbia Meetup!

Announcing the 2019 Business Speaker Series

In a special joint effort with the Japan-America Society of North Carolina, we are proud to present the 2019 Business Speaker Series in Charlotte, NC. This Business Speaker Series is sponsored by Keizai Koho Center (Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs). Our first event is Friday, March 1st, 2019, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Check-in starts at 3:00 pm. Refreshment will … Continue reading Announcing the 2019 Business Speaker Series

JAASC meets regularly for casual language exchange.

Dec 12 – Japanese/English Language Table at O-CHA 日英会話

Note: this event is now FULL. We look forward to seeing everyone at the event next week.  For our final Language Table of 2018, we return to our good friends at O-CHA Tea Bar, located on the Reedy River in Greenville. Let’s practice our Japanese/English conversation skills and meet new people! #jaasc ONLINE REGISTRATION HERE: … Continue reading Dec 12 – Japanese/English Language Table at O-CHA 日英会話

Ikebana by Reiko Blackwell for 2017 Shinnenkai

2019 Shinnenkai – JAASC Annual Party

You're invited! The Japan America Association of South Carolina (JAASC) would like to welcome you to the 2019 JAASC Annual party which will be held at the Poinsett Club on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Email registration extended to Monday, January 14, 2019. Registration details below.  As one of the main social events the Japan America … Continue reading 2019 Shinnenkai – JAASC Annual Party