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It’s that time again where we toast another year well spent and celebrate those who will be leaving us in a few weeks. Let’s send them off in a blaze of laughter and glory. I’m not crying, you are!

️WHEN: Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 7 PM

️WHERE: The GunmaJET discord server in any of our chat rooms (though things will be starting in and periodically returning to the General chat.)

️WHO: All o’ y’all, with special emphasis on those who will be departing this year. People who have already left this year are also invited and encouraged to join us!

️WHAT: A last night of fun and reminiscing with all of Gunma, with a toast, slideshow of pictures, and optional drinking game along the way.

️RSVP: If you are not on the GAJET Discord already, please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/rvLrnj4xSn6p2GiP8
After you RSVP, a link will be sent to you in order to join.

IMPORTANT: As we are planning to create a slideshow, we need YOUR help. Please send your favourite photos of Gunma memories to [email protected] by Friday the 10th at noon. Let’s have an awesome night of fun and memories together!

Hope to see everyone there!

Mt Fuji Hike

August 11, 2019 | | No Comments

GAJET is taking on the tallest mountain in Japan this summer! The overnight hike will begin on the morning of August 11. After a day of hiking, there will be a cabin waiting for the tired travelers. At midnight, we will continue towards the summit (another 4-5 hour hike) and catch the beautiful sunrise.

Spots are limited to 14 people, so sign up ASAP through the registration form here (click here).

Lodging per person is expected to be around 8,500 yen. After signing up, you will receive information on how to electrically transfer this fee to GAJET (payment for lodging is due by July 5th). Please also note that toilets are 200 yen per use, and that there are no showers available up the mountain.

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

Farewell Beer Garden

July 20, 2019 | | No Comments

With summer just around the corner, it’s time again to say farewell to our fellow JETs departing from the programme. Join GAJET and many leaving JETs for our annual Farewell Beer Garden on July 20 from 5:00 pm.

We will be meeting at the rooftop beer garden at the Takashimaya building near Takasaki station (map here).

You are free to come and leave as you please, although we recommend coming early to get the most out of your entry fee (and to say your goodbyes). Entry is 3,000 yen for males and 2,600 for females. This price includes all-you-can-eat and drink!

For more information, check out the Facebook event page or contact a GAJET rep!

Movie Night: Spider-Man Far From Home

June 29, 2019 | | No Comments

Join GAJET as we watch the first movie to be released after the epic adventures from Endgame. We will be meeting at Keyaki Walk’s United Cinemas (map here) on Saturday, June 29 to watch Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Specific movie time to be announced. Be sure to check out the Facebook event page for more information and to keep up with the updates.

Cabin in the Woods

June 22, 2019 | | No Comments

Join GAJET this summer as we spend an evening in cabins among the woods. We will be meeting at Riheijaya Forest Park (map here), which is a long drive up Akagi mountain, on June 22 at 3:00pm. Come for the BBQ, stay for the good times with your friends!

Your 2,500 yen fee will cover lodgings in a cabin (with futon and bedding), a BBQ dinner, and the next morning’s breakfast.

Interested individuals should register by filling out the Google document (here).

For more information, please contact your Seibu reps, or check out the Facebook event page.