Saturday August 19th, 2017

Umar Mita: First Muslim Translator of The Qur’an to Japanese

Umar Mita, the first Japanese Muslim translated the Holy Qur’an to Japanese language. Haji Umar Mita (His Japanese name is Ryoichi Mita) was born on19 December […]
Wednesday February 15th, 2017

The “Okoso-Zukin”: Japanese Hijab for Winter

Okoso-Zukin (御高祖頭巾) is an old Japanese winter custom, used as a hood and scarf, an outdoor coat and it looks so similar to the Hijab of the Muslim […]
Saturday January 28th, 2017

The Islam Institute (1932): Japanese Islamic Organization Established To Promote The Understanding of Islam

The Islam Institute  organization in Japan  In 1932, 17 scholars of the Japanese academic world concerning Islam joined their hands together and established an organization called […]
Saturday November 26th, 2016

Islam in Japan (1960-1970)

The history of Islam in Japan Between 1960 and 1970 Foreign Muslim students from different Muslim countries, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia and the Arab world arrived in Japan […]
Friday October 28th, 2016

Islam in Japan (1950-1960)

The history of Islam in Japan Between 1950 and 1960 A number of Japanese Muslims including Umar Yamaoka, Umar Mita, Abdul Muneer Watanabe, Sadiq Imaizumi, Umar […]
Friday October 7th, 2016

Islam in Japan Between 1950 to 1960

The history of Islam in Japan Between 1950 to 1960 A number of Japanese Muslims including Umar Yamaoka, Umar Mita, Abdul Muneer Watanabe, Sadiq Imaizumi, Umar […]