27th Meeting, Sunday, November 17th, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be notified to the applicants.

Discussion Topic: Let's talk about what we LOVE TOO MUCH. Please prepare at least one answer to each of the followings before attending the meeting:
1) Historical figure(s) you LOVE (or ADMIRE) TOO MUCH
2) Musical composition(s) or song(s) you LOVE TOO MUCH
3) Movie(s) you LOVE TOO MUCH
4) Restaurant(s) or kinds of food you LOVE TOO MUCH
5) Thing(s) you LOVE TOO MUCH doing in your spare time
6) Town(s) or city/cities you LOVE TOO MUCH
7) English word(s) you LOVE TOO MUCH

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be evenly split. Drink included)

How To Apply: The number of applicants reached eight and the entry is closed. If cancellations occur, we will announce them here.

Twitter Account of TRESS Host Created: TRESS host tweets about coming TRESS meetings and other events for gay men, including world gourmet luncheons and depression/manic depression-related self-help meetings, mainly in Japanese. Please feel free to follow the account.
https://twitter.com/RainbowTakapon

26th Meeting, Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be notified to the applicants.

Discussion Topic: Please imagine. You are single. There is a person you are interested in dating with, and that person is standing in front of you RIGHT NOW. You have decided to get up the courage today to tell him how you feel about him. Your heart is pounding, but you tell him your feelings. He says "I'm interested in you, too..." Your heart gets filled with intense joy. He continues, "... but I'm HIV-positive (or, I suffer from manic depression)." What will you do?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be evenly split. Drink included)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @). First come, first served. Please note that when the number of applications reaches eight, the entry will be closed. (As of 8 p.m. on August 19, 2019, only one seat is available.)

Twitter Account of TRESS Host Created: TRESS host tweets about coming TRESS meetings and other events for gay men, including world gourmet luncheons and depression/manic depression-related self-help meetings, mainly in Japanese. Please feel free to follow the account.
https://twitter.com/RainbowTakapon

25th Meeting, Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be notified to the applicants (attendees).

Discussion Topic: Please imagine. You are dating someone nice and feeling very excited and romantic. However, your date has just said or done something, and your feeling towards him/her has simmered down in a flash. What did he/she say or do?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be evenly split)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @). First come, first served. Please note that when the number of applications reaches eight, the entry will be closed.

24th Meeting, Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be sent to the attendees.

Discussion Topic: Suppose you are in a relationship. How do you determine a birthday present for your partner? What makes you happy as a birthday gift from your partner? Have you ever experienced that your partner did not look as much pleased as you had expected, or vice versa? What is the knack of successful giving and receiving?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be evenly split)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @).
First come, first served. Please note that when applications reach eight, the entry will be closed.

23rd Meeting, Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be sent to the attendees.

Discussion Topic: Suppose that you have been more and more attracted to a longtime friend of yours recently, whom you have known for many years. By confessing your feelings to him or her, there is a chance you may get turned down and that both of you may feel uncomfortable keeping a friendship. Will you still convey your feelings to him or her?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be split)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @). First come, first served. Please note that when applications reach eight, the entry will be closed.

22nd Meeting, Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be sent to the attendees.

Discussion Topic: Suppose one of your best friends and you, both single, met someone at a party who is very attractive to both of you and similarly single. What would you do?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be split)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @). First come, first served. Please note that when applications reach eight, the entry will be closed.

21st Meeting, Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Venue: A meeting room near Shinjuku 3-Chome Station (Tokyo Metro). Detailed information will be sent to the attendees.

Discussion Topic: Japan has quite a few famous people who are gay, such as Matsuko Deluxe, Noriyuki Makihara, and Akihiro Miwa. However, the majority of celebrities in Japan who are out are very feminine, and many gay individuals may not identify with them. What do you think of the representation of gay people in Japanese media in general? Do you feel the gay celebrities in Japan are role models? Why or why not?

Maximum Number Of Attendees To Be Admitted: Eight

Fee: Approximately 2,000 yen (Room charge will be split)

How To Apply: If you are interested in participating, please write to pianoapiacere*gmail.com (replace * with @). First come, first served. Please note that when applications reach eight, the entry will be closed.