Welcome to Connect Tomodachi

Welcome to Connect Friends

The #1 community for connecting people between Australia and Japan

Sport – Language – Adventure – Culture – STEM – Music – Special Interest Groups

Over 20,000 students from 611 classes across Australia and Japan participated in the 2021 version of Connect Tomodachi.

Pick Your Passion

…and find it in Japan

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Who are we

Thank you to the following supporters of Connect Tomodachi

Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan

The stories behind the passion

Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan

Susie Allan

My relationship started with Japan in the 80s while visiting a small town in the countryside. From that time friendships were extended to me and…
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan

Margo Whittle

As a Tomodachi of Japan, I enjoy sharing my passion for Japan via activities both online and face to face. I wish to encourage my…
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan

Robbie

I am passionate about being Sensei in my small P-6 school. I love being able to share my adventures and experiences of Japan in my…
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Tina McCarthy
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Kaori
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Belinda Schmitt
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Yumiko Dark
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Yuta Masuda
Why I am a Tomodachi of Japan
Robbie-san
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News and Views

Culture

Cranbrook School – Northeast Sports and Social Justice Immersion Tour

Cranbrook School – North East Japan Sports and Social Justice Immersion Tour Rugby World Cup year in 2019 brought a lot of enquiries from different…
Culture

Adam Liaw, Japanese Food Immersion – 2019

It's Back in 2023 Gullivers hugely popular culinary tour with Adam Liaw is back! After a phenomenal tour of Japan with RWC 2019, we have…
Culture

A language immersion in Japan

BE JAPAN!! As we exit the pandemic more and more schools are preparing to visit Japan. Did you know that Japanese is the most popularly…
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Knox Rugby Tour 2019
Culture
Sydney University – Sumo Champions Stable Visit
Education
Environmentally Sustainable Goals and School Tours to Japan
About
Why JAPAN – WHY US Japan Experience
Culture
The ultimate school adventure tour – Duke of Edinburgh in JAPAN
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Connect Tomodachi at Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games