Meet and hang out with local Japanese language and culture lovers! Come to a Japanese Language Meetup to practice speaking, meet new people and most important HAVE FUN & HANG LOOSE!! All levels welcome. 21 and over only for evening events.

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Recent Meetups

  • July 27 · 5:00 PM

    Ma-Natsu Gonpachi Dai 2

    10 Japanese Speakers | 5.00 5.001

    Last summer this was a big hit, and now they have a great happy hour until 7:00! That's why we are starting at 5:00, and it's a Sunday, so you can come from far and wide... Learn more
  • July 9 · 6:30 PM

    Izakaya Time!

    8 Japanese Speakers | 5.00 5.003

    Long time since we've had an Izakaya meetup. This place is new so I can't vouch for the food yet, but our sushi chef from Sekisui , Hide-San, is a server here now, so we... Learn more
  • June 20 · 9:00 PM

    Late night Friday happy hour!

    8 Japanese Speakers | 5.00 5.004

    What? Finally, a late night happy hour for those of you who complain you can't make it after work. You have to hurry, hurry, to sign up for this, as there are only 6... Learn more
  • June 12 · 6:30 PM

    Share at Sekisui

    6 Japanese Speakers | 5.00 5.003

    Sharing good food, conversation, and your favorite しゃれs!  When you sign up, you MUST post which food option you would like. All choices are $14 plus tax and tip.... Learn more
  • April 23 · 6:30 PM

    Cantina Party!!!

    22 Japanese Speakers | 5.00 5.007

    Why a Mexican Cantina Party? Because we have a private room that can fit  30 members and we can be loud and play Japanese charades and drink our first round of... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Hiroshi Inoue Hiroshi Inoue joined
    2h ago
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    Ryo Ryo­ joined
    3 days ago
  • New Member
    Gil Bonilla Gil Bonilla joined
    5 days ago
    Gil Bonilla
    "Hi! Just moved to Torrance. Love soccer, basketball and many other things. Speak English, Spanish, Chinese and very poor Japanese... Looking to meet some people who are fun to hangout with and can help me improve that last one!"
  • New Member
    Jun Jun­ joined
    6 days ago
    "Hello, I'm Jun. Looking to meet new friends!"
  • New Member
    Marco Marco­ joined
    August 21
    "Hi, I'm Marco. I hope to re-learn what I have forgotten and improve my Japanese and of course have fun."
  • New Member
    Torria Sakumoto Torria Sakumoto joined
    August 20
  • New Member
    Naoki Kurachi Naoki Kurachi joined
    August 19
  • New Member
    Mana Mana­ joined
    August 14
    "Genki !"
  • New Member
    Jun Jun­ joined
    August 11
    "Hi, I'm half Japanese and was born and raised in Tokyo. Looking for people to speak Japanese to, and making new friends in general."
  • New comment
    Marcus Marcus­ commented on Ma-Natsu Gonpachi Dai 2
    August 11

    "Hi! I'd love to get in on the next meetup for Japanese speakers, even though I'm very limited in my knowledge. :-)"

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The South Bay Japanese Language Meetup Group
Founded Jan 23, 2006

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