We're the area's most active Japanese Meetup, with a lively group of people who speak or are learning Japanese. We have regular, casual meetings to practice Japanese, talk about trips to Japan, and interact with other Japanese speakers. Native speakers are welcomed, intermediate Japanese speakers get lots of practice, and beginners are encouraged to ask questions to learn more.

Most of the time we simply have casual conversations in Japanese and English. We rarely set an agenda. If you're trying to learn something specific, please feel free to bring materials or books that cover your topic and feel free to ask for help. This isn't a classroom. We don't have any formal lesson plans, but many people will be glad to help you out on something with which you're struggling.

Thursday night dinner Meetups: Always in Seattle, but the neighborhood varies. Once or twice a month: Coffee Meetup, usually in-city, now hosted rather irregularly, but you are welcome to step up. Occasional events: Karaoke/Happy Hour. Irregular: Southend/Northend/Eastside events, private home parties. (You can always volunteer to organize these) Please sign up to keep informed! Suggestions? Email Jason.

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:30 PM

    "cocktails and whisky night" 21 above

    9 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 PM

    Meetup on Eastside!

    2 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:30 PM

    "cocktails and whisky night" 21 above

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, November 27, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, December 4, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Friday, December 12, 2014 6:00 PM

    Meetup on Eastside!

    2 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, December 18, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, December 25, 2014 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014 7:30 PM

    Toshikoshi Soba Dinner $35 included tax & tip

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, January 1, 2015 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, January 8, 2015 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Friday, January 9, 2015 6:00 PM

    Meetup on Eastside!

    2 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, January 15, 2015 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:30 PM

    Open Seattle Japanese Language and Culture Meetup

    1 Japanese Speakers attending
 

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Founded Nov 24, 2006
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Organizers:

Jason Truesdell, HiToMi
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