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4 Themes &
7 Activities!!

There will be sessions for Japanese Culture, Sightseeing, Japanese Food, and International Exchange, the most popular answers of international students to, “What do you want to experience in Japan?”, separated into four categories: Learning, Living, Working, and Having Fun.

Tuna Show! Learning about Japanese food from fish

A tuna show by Mr. Fukai, the representative of “Sea Bank“, a store specializing in fresh fish wholesale that has continued for 115 years in Osaka. The energetic tuna show with the handling of the exquisite knife is overwhelming. Food education will be spread with the theme of “Washoku” through fish. There will also be samples for Japanese food during the Expo.
Limited to the first 50 people. Tickets will be distributed at the reception desk from 10:15 on Saturday, August 21.

seabank

Osaka Sightseeing! Have fun learning Osaka culture on a water cruise!

Backed by water transportation, Osaka developed as a central city of economy and culture, and was called the “city of water” in the Meiji era. You can experience a special event-only course for free!
Three sessions per day. First 30 people per session. Tickets will be distributed at the reception at 10:15, 12:15, and 1:15 both days.

suito osaka

Japanese Culture! Sword Fight Shamisen Tea Ceremony

The beauty of “quietness” and “movement” is unique to Japan. There are plenty of contents that allow you to experience a unique “space” through various Japanese cultures such as sword fighting, shamisen, and tea ceremony!
For the contents that you wish to participate, please gather at the venue at the start time.
(Entrance to some contents may be restricted to a first-come, first-served basis.)

Sword Fight Shamisen Tea Ceremony

Experience Japanese pop culture!

Cosplay is a pop culture originating in Japan and is enjoyed by many people, including young people. This time, cosplayers lead by Kansai-based cosplayer “Hiro-san” will appear in Japanese anime and manga character cosplay.

cosplay

Learn about the 600 year history of Sakai through Sakai Forged Blades!

Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, is one of the three major production areas for cutlery in Japan. It is highly trusted by professional cooks, and its market share is 98% in Japan! Eric Chevallier, who is from France and has 4 years of training experience as a blacksmith in Sakai, will talk about the demonstration of knives sharpening and its charm!

Eric Chevallier

Osaka Labor Bureau Seminar
“Guidance on Job Hunting for International Students”

Osaka Labor Bureau Seminar “Guidance on Job Hunting for International Students” Speaker: Mr. Akira Maeda, General Manager, Osaka Employment Service Center for Foreigners
Contents: Learn techniques to succeed in finding employment in Japan for international students.
※If you wish to participate, please gather at the venue at the start time.
(Entrance may be limited to a first-come, first-served basis.)

Aqua Metropolis Consortium Seminar
“Wanting International Students to Know about “Aqua Metropolis Osaka”!

Lecturer: Mr. Tomohiko Tanaka, Director, Aqua Metropolis Osaka Consortium
Content: Learn about the background of various economic projects that make use of water.
※If you wish to participate, please gather at the venue at the start time.
(Entrance may be limited to a first-come, first-served basis.)

【Live Stream】Global Presidents Conference (Scheduled)

In this session, executives who came to Japan as international students and started their own businesses after graduating will talk about how to start a business in Japan, how Japanese companies can utilize global human resources, and a wide range of topics regarding the future of business in Japan.​

ABC platform

Symposium: Job Hunting in Japan and How to Work at a Japanese Company by Former International Students (scheduled)

In this roundtable discussion, former international students who came to Japan as international students and have been employed by Japanese companies after graduation will share their real-life experiences, including tips on job hunting, useful skills, how to prepare for working at a Japanese company, useful information, and hardships.

座談会

Schedule

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8/22 Schedule
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