What we do Our Mission

At the Cultural Exchange Initiative, we connect with various talented individuals ranging from middle school students to industry professionals and provide them with unique cultural exchange opportunities. For example, sharing one's life experiences with Japanese students, improving one's Japanese language skills, and joining a local Japanese community.



  • September 2017

    Our humble beginnings: The Mino/Boston Exchange Program started.

  • August 2018

    17 days, 7 schools and numerous exchange experiences with CEI began making headlines in Mino City. Reported by 3 newspaper articles and 1 cable TV Program.

  • August 2019

    The program started off with a success, providing a mix of intense Japanese courses and cultural immersion in the city of Mino.

  • June - July 2020, 2021

    Weekly online conversation, classes and even book translation project involving students from Mino, Nagoya and Tokyo.


  • Aug 2022

    3-week exchange program in Kani City.


Online English-Japanese Conversation Program

As of date June 2020

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participants from Japan and the U.S. joint this program


conversation groups


activity hours

1 hour 15 minutes

average conversation time

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