INTOUCH Magazine

Board Voices INDEPTH | FOCUS

Board Voices

As the Club enters its 10th decade, four governors look ahead to the coming year.

When it comes to board diversity in Japan, the Club is conspicuous. Following last year’s Board of Governors election, four of the 14 governors are women. That 28 percent female representation ratio eclipses the 3.8 percent average for Japanese companies. 

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Creative Control INDEPTH | AUTHOR

Creative Control

Set to speak at the Club this month, an illustrator behind anime blockbuster Your Name explains why he needed to wipe the slate clean.

Mateusz Urbanowicz knew he had to go for it.

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Super Bowl Frenzy INDEPTH | SPORTS

Super Bowl Frenzy

With Super Bowl LIII right around the corner, Members describe the highs and lows of being a football fan half a world away.

The NFL season ends in heartbreak for 31 teams. Even for the lone champion, success is nearly as impossible to replicate as a fingertip sideline catch. 

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Peak Pleasure Six Degrees

Peak Pleasure

Despite suffering a horrific accident while climbing Kilimanjaro, Member Ash Roy’s passion for scaling mountains remains undimmed.

I started climbing when I was about 7 years old. There was a very big hill where I lived in India. My father taught at the university and on the other side was a massive steel plant and right next to it a freight train depot, with trains loading and unloading coal and iron ore. What child wouldn’t want to see all that from the top of a hill? 

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