Who we are

Japanese Student Organization (JSO) is a student organization that brings awareness and promotes Japanese culture among the Ohio State community.

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How do I get involved?

JSO is open to everyone! Our events are made not only to facilitate diversity, but also to build friendships between all members through active participation.


Show up to any of our events!


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Want to help us out at events? Become an Officer Assistant!


We host and enjoy events throughout the school year!

Sushi Night

Create your own sushi and enjoy!

JSO Classroom

Learn about Japanese culture!

Welcome BBQ

Enjoy free food and socialize with us!

Movie Night

Watch Ghibli movies with us!

Taste of OSU

Enjoy various foods and performances from all around the world!

Spring Festival

Experience Japanese-style festival in Ohio! There will be various performances and food!

Japanese Field Day

Experience Japanese Field Day where two teams go head to head in various events!

Connect with us

We post information and pictures of various events!






Our Sponsors



Kikoku GO

Fukuryu Ramen

Fourth Valley Concierge

Job Tessio

Plante Moran