RockCorps Japan 2016 – Over 4,000 volunteers celebrate

Summer 2016 saw over 4,300 incredible volunteers gave up their time to continue work in the areas still suffering the effects of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and radiation.

Over 140 community projects completed, all in support of continuing to build back community cohesion and spirt.

Joining the amazing volunteers to celebrate were artists Carly Rae Jepsen, HY, Asian Kung-Fu Generation, Maki Oghuro, Aqua Timez and our hosts Takamina and Yamada.

Give, Get Given.

1. volunteersVolunteers working hard throughout the summer. They were helped by a few special guests along the way…

2. carly with volunteers 5. Aian kung fu volunteering7. vols queuingAqua Timez kicked everything off …

13. aqua timezHY followed with an emotional message about the power of volunteering and bringing people together…

14. HY 15. Crowd DancingAsian Kung-Fu Generation then brought their unique sound to the stage, dedicating a song especially to the volunteers…

16. Asian kung fu generationFinally, the fantastic Carly Rae Jepsen ended the night with an amazing set that got everyone jumping!

18. carly 19. carly crowdArigato Japan!