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
    Jeremy N. Jeremy N. joined
    Jeremy N.
    "I am a web developer currently living in the South Bay. I began studying Japanese language and culture formally Summer 2013, but have had an interest for much longer."
  • New Member
    Yoko Yoko­ joined
    3 days ago
    "Hi I am easy going and like to try new things. Look forward to see you guys:)"
  • New Member
    Lee T. Lee T. joined
    6 days ago
    Lee T.
    "Hello, Lee here. Nice to meet you, I've been studying Japanese for a while now. I look forward to new friendships."
  • New Member
    John P John P joined
    September 9
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    Charlie Charlie­ joined
    September 8
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    Brian Brian­ joined
    September 6
    "Hajime mashite"
  • New Member
    Sumi Sumi­ joined
    September 6
    "Hi there :) My name is Sumi, born in Japan. I'd love to meet new friends and have fun together! Yoroshiku-ne!"
  • New Member
    Mikako O. Mikako O. joined
    September 6
  • New Member
    Matthew Matthew­ joined
    September 2
    "Los Angeles based stuntman and studio driver. Just returned from my first job in Tokyo. After experiencing a small portion of Japan it only seems wise to learn the language before I go back for more."
  • New Member
    Hiroshi I. Hiroshi I. joined
    September 1
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