Our Mission

To be an influential organization in Southern California dedicated to fostering Japanese cultural awareness, developing its youth, and actively participating in the community.


To create an “experience of a lifetime,” that encompasses cultural awareness, self-development, teamwork, fundraising, community service, and basketball. ┬áThe hope is that these experiences will play an important role in the development and character in our youth.


  • Expose participants to Japanese cultural events, customs, and experiences
  • Provide opportunities for participants to develop leadership skills
  • Facilitate interaction, communication, and exchange of ideas through community service
  • Support activities that seek to raise Japanese cultural awareness
  • Expose participants to life-long lessons


Awareness – appreciating diversity of skills, cultures, and ideas

Harmony – working/collaborating with others; developing friendships/relationships; embracing diversity

Development – learning, strengthening, realizing potential

Volunteering – assisting others, improving society