- 1987Established in November 1987 as a publishing company in association with a Japanese travel agency
- 1988Our first publication Monthly JOURNEY was launched in June 1988.
- 1998Our second publication Weekly JOURNEY followed in March 1998.
- 1999Our website Online JOURNEY was born in April 1999.
- 2000Monthly and Weekly JOURNEY combined to re-launch our new Weekly JOURNEY in June 2000.
- 2006In 2006, Japan Journals became independent from the travel agency.
- 2012The London Olympic games were held in 2012.
- 2014 Our brand new shopping website Select Japan was launched in January 2014, selling traditional Japanese artisan crafts to UK buyers.
- 2015In January 2015, another sideline was the launch of our new classified advertising website PANDORA.
- 2015In April 2015, our cooking and recipe site Cook in Britain was launched for Japanese food lovers in the UK.
- 2016September 2016 saw the launch of an enhanced cooking and recipe site ‘cookbuzz’ for worldwide consumers, in both English and Japanese versions.
- 2017In May 2017, our first cookbuzz recipe video was born.
- 2017In 2017, our first feature video in Weekly and Online Journey was born.