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Join hundreds of Japan enthusiasts from Boston and beyond in supporting the Japan Society of Boston's mission to inspire curiosity, connection, and community. We are sustained by your donations. 

  • Support our work connecting people across New England to Japan for good.
  • Be part of our community of Japan enthusiasts.
  • Attend events at the JSB member rate.
  • Receive our Membership Card, honored for discounts at some Japan-focused businesses and also events around Boston.
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Your membership card will be sent to you within 10-15 days.

For those who prefer to join by mail*:
Download the MEMBERSHIP FORM and mail it with your payment to:

The Japan Society of Boston 
50 Milk Street 16F, Boston, MA 02109  

*Please allow 2 weeks for Memberships submitted by mail to be processed.

If you have questions about membership please email or call:
Tel 617-514-7345


The following generous businesses want to thank you for supporting the Japan Society of Boston by providing a small discount. We hope you will express your appreciation when you patronize these businesses that help make Japanese food and goods available in Boston. 

J-Life International

Discount: 15% off your online purchase. 
Procedure: When checking out online, enter the coupon code in the discount code box. Members are given the coupon code when their membership card is mailed to them.

J-Life International offers a unique mix of traditional Japanese style products for the home. Handcrafted in the United States, their products showcase their dedication to creating quality products with natural materials imbued with Japanese style and practicality.

PO Box 1899, Conway, NH, 1-866-993-9291


Ogawa Coffee

Discount: 15% off at the register.
Procedure: Show your membership card at checkout.
Limitations: For member and one guest.

Ogawa Coffee is dedicated to promoting, preserving and evolving exceptional coffee culture to be handed off to generations to come. Since its founding in 1952, the Ogawa philosophy has encompassed a deliberate cycle of meticulous production, service, feedback and ongoing improvement in pursuit of coffee perfection.

10 Milk St.
Boston, MA  02108


GrayMist Studio & Shop

Discount: 10% off at the register.

Procedure: Show your membership card at checkout.

Limitations: Classes not included.

GrayMist Studio & Shop is split into two distinct sections—the front is a gift store, which displays unique, quirky, well-crafted items from all around the world. The back section contains the studio, which offers daily classes on Nantucket Basket weaving, as well as workshops on other crafts, such as felting wool, modern calligraphy, and small crafts. The care and thought that goes into the pieces, from the design to the construction and packaging, is apparent in every gift you’ll find here.

364 Huron Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Crane & Turtle

Discount: 15% off your in-store purchase. Online TBA

Procedure: Show your membership card at checkout.

Crane & Turtle selects and sells items that they deem well-designed and well-made, including but not limited to "Dento Kogei" items. The term "Dento Kogei" means refined artisanal arts and crafts from Japan. They handpick items that complement the modern lifestyle and are true to practicality, usability, and sustainable.


1 Bow Market Way, #33

Sommerville, MA 02143



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