Japan falls under the [[Coptic]] [[jurisdiction]] served by H.G. Bishop Daniel of Sydney and affiliated regions since 2002 [http://www.coptic.org.au/resources/decree%207%20-%20Singapore%20&%20Japan.PDF].
Father Demian el Antouny (of [[ Saint|St.]] [ [Anthony the Great|Anthony]]'s Coptic Orthodox Monastery, Red Sea, Egypt) has been appointed to be the first Coptic serving priest in Japan , serving St. [ [Apostle Mark|Mark the Evangelist]] Coptic Orthodox Church, Japan, the first [[altar]] for the Coptic Orthodox [[Church ]] in this country.
* [http://www.coptic.org.au/modules/news/index.php?storytopic=4 Japan section at the Web site of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Sydney & its Affiliated Regions]
* [http://www.h2.dion.ne.jp/~coptic/ The Coptic Circle - Japan]