INTOUCH Magazine

After-School Specials INDEPTH | FOCUS

After-School Specials

With the Club gearing up for another semester of extracurricular programs, young Members describe the excitement of discovering their newest passions.

There’s no question that Japan is test-obsessed.

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Heritage Home COMMUNITY | VOICE

Heritage Home

From the day I arrived in Japan, I knew this was where I was meant to be. Marrying a native of Kyoto, who constantly introduces me to the city’s hidden charms, has led me to conclude that this former imperial capital is my favorite place on the planet.  

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Leveling Up INDEPTH | GAMING

Leveling Up

Ahead of the Club’s first boot camp for young gamers, one top-ranked gaming pro explains why it’s so much more than fun and games when he presses play.

Las Vegas. 2013. The biggest video game tournament in the world. 

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Goodwill Ambassador INDEPTH | AWARD

Goodwill Ambassador

The latest recipient of the Club’s Distinguished Achievement Award, former US Ambassador John Roos reflects on his four years in Japan and the work of reinforcing ties.

John Roos’ resume is not lacking: a Stanford law degree, 30 years at Silicon Valley’s preeminent law firm and a political track record dating back to his support of Walter Mondale’s 1984 presidential bid. 

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