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Japanese Film & BBQ Weekend on June 27

Friday, June 26 to Saturday, June 27

Join us on the first weekend of summer for a trio of films from Japan and a delicious all-you-can-eat BBQ in our garden!



Fri 7pm: Pale Moon (126 mins, 18A)

Sat 2pm: Twilight Sasara Saya (114 mins) Family movie

Sat 4:30-6:30pm: Garden BBQ

Sat 7pm: Snow on the Blades (121 mins)Historical drama

 More information and Story



Single Bill: $10, $8 (Member) + GST

Single Bill & BBQ: $25, $20 (Member) + GST

Double Bill & BBQ: $30, $25 (Member) + GSTSlide1

BBQ Only: $20, $18 (Member), $12 (Children 3-10), free for kids 0-2 when accompanied by a paying adult.

Info & Tickets: 604.777.7000




Japanese Book Sales in Nikkei Center on June 13

Japanese Book Sale

Saturday June 13, 10am to 4pm

Admission: Free
Info: 604.777.7000 /

Thousands of Japanese books, comics and magazines on sale for amazing bargain prices! Local food trucks and vendors will be serving up delicious delights. We’ve also got a Kids Zone for the little ones.

Calling Volunteers!

Now accepting book donations!

Support Nikkei Centre by bringing us your gently used JAPANESE books, comics, magazines. Drop them off in the donation box during facility hours at the Info Desk.

Collection boxes located at Fujiya (Vancouver & Richmond), JTB International (Downtown & Richmond), Coquitlam Japanese Language Academy (Coquitlam), QIC, Suzuya, Gladstone Japanese Language School.

Change in Business Hours

Hello, there

Please be advised that our business hours will be changed starting from April.

New hours are below.

  • Sunday to Friday  10:30 am to 6:30 pm.

  • Saturday               10:00 am to 6:30 pm

We are looking forward to see you soon!

Spring Festival in Vancouver

There are many spring festival in Vancouver.

Of cause, Nikkei Center have a grate one!

Do not miss it and enjoy their beautiful spring garden!

Here is the detail

Celebrate Spring 2015

Sat, April 18, 11am-4pm

Admission: Free!
Info : 604.777.7000

Tea Ceremony
Kimono dress-up* (*Registration required.)
Kids crafts and much more!

Pre-order a Sakura Bento to enjoy in our beautiful gardens!
$12.60 Members, $13.65 General ($15.75 on event day). Sales start March 15th.

and also,

2015 Sakura Days Japan Fair

Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
5251 Oak Street (37th & Oak), Vancouver, BC  Map >>
Date: Sat., April 11 & Sun., April 12 , 2015
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm

How would you like to spend this spring?




Hinamatsuri is coming March 3rd!

Let’s get together and celebrate for girl’s day!!

Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is a special day in Japan. Hinamatsuri is celebrated each year on March 3rd. Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental dolls.



People prepare a special dinner, Chirashi-sushi, Clam soup and Amazake.

And also, we eat Sakura-mochi for dessert.

We have a kit of Chirashi-sushi and topping ingredients, Denbu, Prawn, and Nori.



We are looking forward to see you soon!

“Yamato No Kaze” (Winds of Japan) Ticket Available

“Yamato No Kaze” Japanese music instrumental concert will be held in Nikkei cultural Center.

Now the ticket is available at Suzuya Japanese Market.

“Yamato No Kaze” (Winds of Japan)

Friday March 13th, 2015
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Nikkei Cultural Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7
Tel: 604-777-7000

February Event

Dear Suzuya Member!

Thank you for shopping at Suzuya Japanese Market. We have several
announcements from Nikkei center and Suzuya.

★We will start Suzuya 4th Anniversary Draw on February 8th(Sun) to 14(Sat)!!

1st prize: Suzuya Gift Certificate ($50)
2nd prize: Tamaki Gold Rice 15lb!!
3rd prize: Maruchan Seimen Instant Ramen
4th prize: Glico Premium Curry Roux
5th prize: little gift


★We will sell “Ehomaki” (sushi roll which eating on the day of Setsubun) on February 3rd(Thu).

We are accepting reservations from today. We have 2 type sushi roll packs which are long one and 2 half one(Each $4.99).

We are looking forward to seeing you.


From Nikkei Center:

Treasure Hunt Market & Japanese Book Sale, February 14, 2014.
Time: 10:30am-4:30pm
Free admission!

Delicious Japanese foods and snacks for sale, entertainment, kids fun
zone and more!

QIC Furniture

Suzuya Japanese Market

NOW ON SALE!Christmas Bags

Now we are selling Christmas special bag!

There are 2 type of bags that fulfill our famous and popular snacks.

Christmas bag for Kids    $10(+tax)

Christmas bag for adult   $15(+tax)

Have a enjoy Holidays with Japanese snacks!


2014 End-year Business hour

Hello, How have you been?

This is our store business hour information.

Please check below.

24th 10:30 to 18:30

25th close

26th close

27th 10:00 to 18:30

28th 10:30 to 18:30

29th 10:30 to 18:30

30th 10:30 to 18:30

31st 10:30 to 15:00

Jan 1st close

2nd 10:30 to 18:30


BOOK NOW! 2014 Christmas Cake

What would you do on Christmas holidays?

The order of Japanese style Christmas cake is being accepted now.

6 inch $23.99 / 8 inch $29.99

Deadline for the application; 20th December

Pick up date; 24th December

We hope to see you soon!

*the below picture is the last year’s cake.