Spirit of Japan


Find Japanese Events that are happening all over
London that you would have never heard of.

Read articles on your favorite subjects; Japan’s Fashion
Music, Food, Tech, Anime & More.

Discover Japan Nakama’s handpicked SPOTLIGHT stars,
who share Japanese Culture and make a big difference here in the UK.


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Japan Nakama App - Spotlight


Who’s doing what?

Our Spotlighted people each month, talks about a particular person of great influence to London’s Japanese community.

Japan Nakama App - Fashion, Anime, Food News


Latest – Popular 

You can find news going on in Japan! News on music, Fashion Anime, Television and more. Perfect for the boring ride home on the train, instead of flicking through you social medias you could be reading about the new direction on your favorite anime!

Japan Nakama App - Events


Meetups & Events 

You can find Japanese Events and Meetups that are happening around London! If you’ve ever missed a Japanese language exchange because you missed  he location change or never knew about a home hosted Tea Ceremony, then you can can just check this App to keep you updated.


Meet the Nakama (aka the Team)



Zia Rahim

Founder / CEO

Founder & CEO of Japan Nakama.
An entrepreneur who’s worked
with many Japanese companies in
Japan & UK for over 10 years.
Zia often shocks Japanese people
with his various hidden talents,
such an ability to sing traditional
Enka. He established JN to
connect UK’s scattered Japanese
communityHis Tech & Design
background gave him no limits.
Though his greatest ability is
his adventurous spirit,  inspiring
people to see his vision for a
Japan here in London.


Haruka Takeuchi

Co Founding Partner / CCO

Co founding partner & CCO at JN,
A graduate of Waseda University.
She opens up many
opportunities with 3rd parties
for the JN. Backed with her
multilingual talents in Korean
English & Japanese, thus
has opened many doors for JN
thus nicknamed “Gatekeeper”


Wayne Daniels

Co Founding Member / CMO

A co founding member, branding
and marketing strategist for JN.
Self taught Japanese linguistic,
with many interests in Japan
Fashion, Tech, Performing arts
& more. He is an Entrepreneur
owner of LSL Dancewear brand.
Armed with technical & design
ability, makes contribution to
creation of products & services.


Alain Fundi

PR & Tech Advisor
A growth-hacker, marketer &
owner of “101 Experiments”.
Alain’s Digital marketing tactics
lead to a successful $1.6 million
Kickstarter campaign with his
previous team at startup,
company called BLOCKS. He
He provided JN with numerous
PR strategies and advised the
team on social media and app
technologies available to us.


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The Japan Nakama app allows you find Japanese related events in London, Japanese related news and read about people we believe have really made a difference in Japanese-UK relations.



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If you’re in London and you host Japanese Events, Meetups or have a blog on Japan, then we can help you to promote your content on our mobile app. Just put your details in below; E-mail address, Website and we’ll contact you as soon as possible.

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