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  • Cultural Heritage Online
  • JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL
  • JAPAN HERITAGE
  • VIRTUAL PLATFORM
  • JAPAN CULTURAL EXPO
  • DOMANI: the Art of Tomorrow Online Exhibition 2022-23
  • What’s Japanese Calture?
  • Connect and Enhance Your Life in Japanese
  • Japan―A Country Rich in Food Culture―

What We Do

A brief introduction about the agency and our mission.

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Our Policies

Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Learn about the arts and cultural activities promoted by the Agency and grants available for various activities to promote art and culture.

Cultural Properties

Cultural Properties

Cultural properties are invaluable assets for the people of Japan. We pass them down to the next generation, and take initiative to make them publicly available and promote engagement.

Cultural Exchange and International Contributions

Cultural Exchange and International Contributions

As well as promoting Japanese culture overseas and encouraging international cultural exchange, we also collaborate internationally to support the protection of cultural properties in other countries.

Japanese Language Policy and Education

Japanese Language Policy and Education

We promote Japanese language education for foreigners, and the consolidation of Japanese writing systems such as the joyo kanji-hyo (official list of kanji in common use) and gendai kanazukai (modern kana usage, contemporary Japanese syllabic writing) .