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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.

Schedule

12/4
Sat

12/5
Sun

8/22 Schedule




Tuna Show & Sushi

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.
*This event is limited to the first 50 participants.
Date and time: Saturday, December 4, 10:30-11:30 *Only one show
Place: Organizer Corner ① ※Please confirm the venue map.
Reception: Numbered tickets will be distributed near the reception on the 3rd floor of the event venue from 10:00 on December 4. Registration will be closed when after reaching 40 participants.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.

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Aqua Metropolis Cruise

Osaka developed as a center of economy and culture supported by water transportation, and was called the “Aqua Metropolis” during the Meiji era. You can experience the “Aqua Metropolis” for free on this event-only cruising! The boat will depart from the Honmachibashi Pier and cruise around Dotonbori. You can enjoy about 40 minutes of cruising around Dotonbori. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy the history of the Aqua Metropolis Osaka by cruising!
*Only the first 10 people will be allowed on the cruise.
Registration:Passes will be distributed near the reception on the 3rd floor of the event venue 45 minutes before the departure time of each cruise. Please note that registration will be closed after reaching 10 participants.
Date and time: Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5
Departure times: (1) 12:00- / (2) 13:00- / (3) 14:00- / (4) 15:00- / (5) 16:00- *5 cruises per day

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W Osaka Drawing Corner

In March 2021, W Osaka opened in Shinsaibashi, Osaka. W Osaka was made with the concept of not just a hotel to stay in, but a place of enjoyment for adults to unleash creativity. W Osaka is an innovative and inspirational hotel that is completely different from conventional luxury hotels. W Osaka will hold a lottery to win a pair of accommodation tickets and a pair of meal tickets! Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a blissful moment at the W Osaka!
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5 11:00-14:00 lottery/ 14:30-15:00 winners announced
Place: W Osaka Drawing Corner ※Please confirm the venue map.

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Samurai & Ninja Show

The Japan Tatedo Association (Chairman: Tetsuo Yagi) has been invited to give a lecture on Tatedo or stage combat. International students and Japanese students worked together to learn stage combat and how to perform for themselves. The excitement created by Tatedo and the communication that transcends nationalities and will create a place for international exchange!
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 13:30-14:30 & Sunday December 5 10:30-11:30 ※Two shows
Place: Organizer Corner ② ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

Sword Fight Shamisen Tea Ceremony

Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony club of Osaka Prefectural Kitano High School has been invited to perform a tea ceremony. The tea ceremony club students will perform a tea ceremony. In order to bring the tea ceremony culture closer to the visitors. There will be free samples of matcha and sweets. If you wish, you can even try tea ceremony yourself! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience tea ceremony culture!
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 14:30~ & 15:30~ Sunday December 5 10:30~ & 11:30~
*App. 40 min
Place: Organizer Corner ① ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

Sword Fight Shamisen Tea Ceremony

Shamisen Stage

Shamisen performer Yasakura Kineya has been invited to perform and demonstrate shamisen! Ms. Kineya’s motto is to perform shamisen in a way that is easy to listen to and easy to relate to. He has performed a wide range of classical and contemporary music. He has performed in several films, including Haruki Kadokawa’s Mimotsukushi Ryoricho and NHK World Japan’s TOKYO EYE 2020. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!
Date and Time: Sunday, December 5 13:00-14:30 ※ 1 show
Place: Organizer Corner ② ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

Sword Fight Shamisen Tea Ceremony

Cosplayer Guest Appearance

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.
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5 15:30-17:00 *1 show
Place: Organizer Corner ② ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reache

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Traditional Crafts & Sakai Hamono Corner

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!
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5 10:00-17:00
*Opening hours of the expo
Place: Traditonal Crafts & Sakai Hamono Corner ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, free to join

Eric Chevallier

Osaka Employment Service Center for Foreigners Seminar

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.
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 11:00-12:00 *only once
Place: Organizer Corner ② ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

Advice for starting your own company from former international students

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.​​
Date and Time: Saturday, December 4 12:30-13:30 *only once
Place: Organizer Corner ① ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

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Job Hunting Guidance from Mynavi Global

We will explain what you need to do to be successful in your job search, and what specified skilled jobs are easy to find in Japan.
Date and Time: Sunday, December 5 13:00 & 13:50※App. 40 min
Place: Organizer Corner ① ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration: Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

Aqua Metropolis Osaka Consortium Seminar

Lecturer: Mr. Tomohiko Tanaka, Director, Aqua Metropolis Osaka Consortium
Content: Learn about the background of various economic projects that make use of water.
Date and Time: Sunday, December 5 15:30-16:30 *only once
Place: Organizer Corner ① ※Please confirm the venue map.
Registration:Same day, Registration will be closed if capacity is reached.

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