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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 May. 2019):
Domestic individual member: 555
Domestic group member: 12
International individual member: 349
International group member: 15
------------------In total 931

Worldwide Associates of IKAJA

IKAJA’s International Members are from such countries as:
Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay, Viet Nam, Zambia.
(364 international members in 50 countries and regions in total as of May. 2019)

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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
International Youth Library
(Internationale Jugendbibliothek Munich)
http://www.ijb.de/link-icon

Italy
Peppo Bianchessi - Illustrator/Writer
http://www.peppo.netlink-icon

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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