“We Are Tomodachi”
is an official online magazine that introduces Japan’s attractions and its deep and multifaceted ties with the rest of the world to our country’s friends (tomodachi) across the globe. A new edition is published about once every two months.
In addition to special feature articles on timely topics, the magazine includes regular series such as “Friends of Japan,” which focuses on individuals from other countries playing active roles in Japan, and “Japanese Individuals Contributing Worldwide,” which introduces Japanese volunteers and others serving in various capacities overseas.
This website presents the latest edition, along with back numbers; the contents are searchable by edition, category, and country or region.
Spring / Summer 2017
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Rome, Italy, and held a meeting with Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in March 2017. Prime Minister Abe, chair of last year’s G7 Summit, promised his full support to Prime Minister Gentiloni, this year’s chair, in promoting the success of the upcoming G7 Taormina Summit.