“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.
From November 30th to December 1st in 2018, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the G20 Buenos Aires Summit and met with world leaders in the Argentine Republic. At the closing session, he told the world that Japan was enthusiastically preparing for the G20 Summit to be held in Osaka in June 2019.