“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.
Autumn / Winter 2019
On October 9, 2019, Prime Minister ABE Shinzo held the Green Innovation Summit at the Prime Minister’s Office, and welcomed approximately 250 experts from Japan and abroad to the reception. During the Summit, participants discussed topical issues in order to realize a decarbonized society.