David Beckham OBE posed with students from the British School in Tokyo at a football match in Tokyo in September 2016, to help Kumamoto Prefecture, which was hit by powerful earthquakes earlier that year.
A statue of Shaun the Sheep was on display at HM The Queen’s Birthday Party, held at the British Embassy Tokyo.
Flanked by cabin crew, Hollywood star Orlando Bloom and Jonty Brunner, BCCJ Excom member and British Airways Regional Commercial Manager for Japan and Korea, celebrate the launch of the airline’s 787-9 Dreamliner flights on the London Heathrow–Narita International Airport route in Tokyo on 19 August, 2016.
On 27 April, 2016, Sir James Dyson OM CBE is pictured with the Dyson Supersonic™ hairdryer, which was launched globally in Tokyo.
Guy Perryman interviewed Naomie Harris, who plays Moneypenny in the new James Bond film Spectre, for London Hit Radio in Tokyo on 30 November, 2015.
BCCJ Excom members Jonty Brunner and Reiko Sakimura, Chancellor of the University of Oxford Lord Patten CH, BCCJ President David Bickle and BCCJ Excom member Alison Beale attended “Who will win the 21st century” at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo on 20 October, 2015.
First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and British racing driver Struan Moore attended the departure of a UK-branded Nissan Leaf on an 11-day tour, from Tokyo to Kobe, at the British Embassy Tokyo on 8 September, 2015.
John Bercow MP, speaker of the House of Commons, gave a lecture entitled “History & Workings of the UK Parliament in the 800th year of the Magna Carta” at the British Embassy Tokyo on 6 August, 2015.
Philip Hammond, British foreign secretary, visited BT Japan to discuss challenges facing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and on 8 August, 2015.
On 29 August, 2015, Keshini Navaratnam, former BBC World TV news anchor, and Cherie Blair QC CBE, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, participated in the World Assembly for Women, at the Grand Prince Hotel, Tokyo.
The Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop (centre) joined guests at a golf-related event at the British Embassy Tokyo on 29 May, 2015.
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone joined a panel discussion entitled “Global Events Legacy: Experience & Lessons Learned from other International Cities” at MIPIM Japan in Minato Ward on 21 May, 2015.
Gary Rhodes spoke at a press event on 20 April, 2015, to launch a series of culinary events, entitled “Rhodes Returns to Tokyo,” in association with VisitBritain and Cathay Pacific at the Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo.
On 9 November, 2017, Frank Lampard OBE (right) was asked some questions by British Ambassador to Japan Paul Madden CMG (left) when he visited British Embassy Tokyo. During the day Lampard shared tips with children aged 7–11 from the youth football team Shibuya Tobu Junior FC and the British School in Tokyo.
Transport Minister Baroness Kramer visited Tokyo on 29 January, 2015, and viewed the Shinkansen training centre.
Philip Hammond PC MP, foreign secretary, met Fumio Kishida, minister of foreign affairs of Japan, in London on 21 January, 2015.
Dame Judi Dench and Anish Kapoor accepted Praemium Imperiale awards in Tokyo on 19 October, 2011.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan received a courtesy call from the visiting Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, Rt Hon Mr William Hague, at the Prime Minister's Office on 15 July, 2010.
A sell-out English Serenade was presented by conductor Robert Rÿker and Tokyo Sinfonia for about 70 guests at Tokyo American Club on February 18. The dinner-concert featured English cuisine and characteristic works by three romantic composers: Cockaigne Overture (Elgar), Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis (Vaughan Williams), and Suite de Ballet (Holst).
Hobgoblin Roppongi welcomed families and friends to enjoy a Christmas dinner and drinks.
BCCJ ACUMEN publisher Custom Media celebrated Christmas and New Year at Tokyo American Club.
Students from the British School in Tokyo in Years 4–6 completed the All Kids Triathlon at Showa Kinen Park—their first "Duathlon" (run-bike-run) due to the swimming portion being removed because of Covid.
Animal Refuge Kansai (ARK) founder Liz Oliver MBE (centre) at the NPO’s Sasayama, Hyogo Prefecture 2021 Reunion on 31 October with ARK Board Directors Robert Heldt (left, seated) and Simon Farrell (right), co-founders of ARK Partner and BCCJ ACUMEN publisher, Custom Media.
Ambassador Julia Longbottom CMG and the President of Hato Bus, Kiyohito Shiomi, at The British Embassy Tokyo celebrating the sightseeing firm’s partnership with Northern Irish bus maker Wrightbus. Hatobus has purchased five buses from Wrightbus to use in Tokyo.
To celebrate the BBA2021, held on 5 November, a taiko drum performance took place on the lawn of the Ambassador's Residence at the British Embassy Tokyo.
St David's Society of Japan President Ursula Bartlett-Imadegawa and her husband Yukihiro, co-founder of the former Tokyo British Club, celebrated his birthday at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on 20 November.
September saw the return of outdoor trips for the Secondary School at BST. Students from Years Seven to 13 enjoyed canyoning, river and lake packrafting at Lake Okutama.
British Ambassador Julia Longbottom CMG welcomed Japanese Defence Minister Kishi and military officers who visited HMS Queen Elizabeth on 6 September at Yokosuka to help promote relations and discuss defence matters. © Crown copyright 2013
Commander Chris Ansell (left) gave a tour of HMS Queen Elizabeth to Intralink Japan Managing Director Will Jasprizza on 10 September.
Commodore Steve Moorhouse presented Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi with the White Ensign that flew as HMS Queen Elizabeth entered Japan.