JAPAN Forward association, inc.
|Address||Tokyo Sankei Bldg., Otemachi 1-7-2, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan|
|Establishment Date||January 30, 2017|
|Purpose||JAPAN Forward association, inc., operates JAPAN Forward, a foreign-language website which delivers Japan-related news, analysis, commentary, and opinion pieces. We aim to reveal the true face of Japan to non-Japanese speakers in areas ranging from politics and economics to culture and society, actively reaching out to show the rest of the world the diversity of Japanese perspectives and the international efforts undertaken by Japanese people, corporations, and groups.|
|Type of Business||1) Develop reporting and the free exchange of ideas in a foreign-language online medium
2) Provide beneficial information and services online
3) Interact, liaise, and cooperate at an institutional and organizational level both in Japan and abroad
4) Engage in other activities necessary to achieving the aims of JAPAN Forward association, inc.
|Board of Directors||Hideaki OTA (Senior Executive Advisor, Sankei Shimbun, Inc., and Representative Director of the Board)
Toshiyuki KASAI (CEO and Chairman Emeritus, Central Japan Railway Co.)
Nobuyuki KAJI (Professor Emeritus, Osaka University)
Takeshi KOBAYASHI (Director, Sankei Shimbun, Inc.)
Hideyuki SEKINE (Head of Senior Staff Writer’s Office, Sankei Shimbun, Inc.)
|Auditor||Masaaki TANIGUCHI (CFO, Sankei Shimbun, Inc.)|
|Special Adviser||Yoshihisa KOMORI (Distinguished Professor, Reitaku University; Recipient of the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association Award)|
|Editor in Chief||Yasuo NAITO (Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Tokyo Editorial Office, Sankei Shimbun, Inc.)|
|Financial Report (Japanese Only)||2016 March|
JAPAN Forward Association Support Membership
We are operating JAPAN Forward with the support of our members and the membership fees. To become a supporter of JAPAN Forward, please contact us. We will send you more information.