Katana Circle Malaysia was founded by Dato Zulkifli Abdul Malek the recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun from Japanese Emperor. The organisation was registered under the Societies Act 1966 with registration number PPM-107-27092018. 

“Katana” means Japanese sword. KATANA become a symbol of the continuity of “Samurai code of life” or Bushido. The 7 code – Moral, Courage, Generosity, Respect , Trust, Dignity & Loyalty.

Circle called WA in Japanese means “Harmony”, it implies a peaceful unity and conformity within a social group, which members prefer the continuation of harmonious community over personal  interest.To Emphasize on the harmony of a community rather than self-interest.


Malaysia Premier Japanese Business Culture Management School of Thought.


To assimilate Japan knowledge of technology as for Malaysia is ongoing Revolution 4.0 as Planning and developing a roadmap for businesses community in Malaysia to prepare for Society 5.0 era.

Objective of Establishment 

  1. Organization Theme : To learn and observe “How Japan Moving forward from Industrial Revolution 4.0 to Society 5.0
  2. Kakehashi : To become “know-how” bridge and intermediary for Malaysia Japan entrepreneurs to gain benefit from both countries.