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About Us

The International Kamishibai Association of Japan (IKAJA) is one of the biggest Japanese Kamishibai associations. The representative is Kyoko Sakai, the chairperson of Doshinsha Publishing company. Our adviser is Noriko Matsui, a creator of Kamishibai and picture books. IKAJA is operated by a steering committee including the above members. For more information, please see the Rules.link-icon

Members

The number of members at present (as of Jun. 2020):
Domestic individual member: 557
Domestic group member: 13
International individual member: 284
International group member: 20
------------------In total 874

Worldwide Associates of IKAJA

IKAJA’s International Members are from such countries and regions as:
Afganistan, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kurdistan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Viet Nam
(304 international members in 54 countries and regions in total as of 18th Mar. 2020)

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LINKS TO INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS

France
La Petite Bibliotheque Ronde
http://www.lapetitebibliothequeronde.com/link-icon

Marie-Charlotte Delmas - Auteur & senariste
http://www.mc-delmas.com/link-icon
http://www.mc-delmas.com/?page_id=124link-icon

Germany
Forum Kamishibai
- Verein zur Förderung der japanischen Erzhälunst Kamishibai e.V.
e-mail:info@forum-kamishibai.de

Spain
Amigos del Kamishibai
http://kamishibai.educacion.navarra.es/contacto-2/amigos-del-kamishibai/link-icon

The Netherlands
Karin van Veldhuizen-Wanrooij- Kinderhart Kamishibai
http://www.kamishibai.nl/link-icon

SOME PICTURES OF INTERNATIONAL MEMBERS

China
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Germany
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Photo by Stefanie Kösling, Frankfurt
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USA
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Kamishibai-class of High school
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Japanese Cultural Festival "Bunkasai" at Torrance
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Kimishibai & Ehon:Japanese Picture Storytelling at Los Angeles Public Library
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Japanese Storytime at Los Angeles Public Library

IKAJA

The International Kamishibai Association of Japan (IKAJA)
Terakoya, 3-32-15-1F, Inokashira, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0001 Japan

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