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    Spotlight Articles – Japan influencers
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    Japanese Design & Fashion articles
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    Japanese food articles
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    Japanese Anime articles
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    Japan Nakama Blog articles


Japanese Events

See what you’ve been missing

If you have love for Japanese culture but can’t keep up with the latest events happening around London, our Japanese Events section has you covered. From Sake Tasting to Karaoke Nights to Kimono dressing classes.

  • Japanese Events list updated daily
  • Book your event tickets
  • Loads directions with your Map Apps
  • Phone, Email & Addresses Included
  • Sync events to your calendar apps
  • Add Events to Favorites for later


Find London’s Japanese Restaurants

The popularity of Japanese cuisine in London is exploding! A new Japanese restaurant pops up in London almost every month now, but have you visited or even heard about it yet? Never miss out on the latest with the Nakama Directory.

  • 200+ restaurant list – new added weekly
  • Loads directions with your Map Apps
  • Phone, Email & Addresses Included
  • Shows closest restaurants to you
  • Add Restaurants to Favorites for later


See the latest at a glance.

The Home Section let’s you see what’s latest today. Just open the app, scroll down to see recent updates from London’s Japanese Events, Restaurants & News.


Sushi, Ramen & London’s Best Japanese food spots… 200+ and counting.


Just great to find Japanese events.. Managed to improve my Japanese by finding meetups.
Alison, M

I use this app everyday on the way to work!! I learnt how to make some Japanese dishes.
Julia . C

Very good for finding Japanese culture!
David . V


Add Your Japanese Events

Organising a Japanese Event? Want to ensure many people attend? Well, you can list your event for free on the App.

Add Your Japanese Restaurant

Get more customers who love Japan and Japanese food! Just add your restaurant to the directory for free!

Add Your Japan Blog

Get more people reading your blog, just add your blog to our news section for free!


Zia Rahim
Founder / CEO

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Founder & CEO of Japan Nakama. An entrepreneur who’s worked with many Japanese companies in Japan & UK for over 10 years. Zia often shocks Japanese people with his various hidden talents, such an ability to sing traditional Enka. He established JN to connect UK’s scattered Japanese communityHis Tech & Design background gave him no limits. Though his greatest ability is his  adventurous spirit,  inspiring people to see his vision for a Japan here in London.

Haruka Takeuchi
Co-Founding Partner / CCO

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Co founding partner & CCO at JN,  A graduate of Waseda University. She opens up many opportunities with 3rd parties for the JN. Backed with her multilingual talents in Korean English & Japanese, thus has opened many doors for JN thus nicknamed “Gatekeeper”

Wayne Daniels
Co-Founding Partner / CMO

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A co founding member, branding and marketing strategist for JN. Self taught Japanese linguistic, with many interests in Japan Fashion, Tech, Performing arts & more. He is an Entrepreneur owner of LSL Dancewear brand. Armed with technical & design ability, makes contribution to creation of products & services.

Alain Fundi
PR & Tech Advisor

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A growth-hacker, marketer &
owner of “101 Experiments”.
Alain’s Digital marketing tactics
lead to a successful $1.6 million
Kickstarter campaign with his
previous team at startup,
company called BLOCKS. He
He provided JN with numerous
PR strategies and advised the
team on social media and app
technologies available to us.




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