Jim Millar was presented with the Great Shogun Award at the Marcliffe Hotel, Aberdeen on Sunday the 1st of October 2017.
He was presented in absentia by the Consul General of Japan, Daisuke Matsunaga, Compton Ross (film producer), Dr. Jo Morrow (Lord Lyon King of Arms), Lord Charles Bruce and Ronnie Watt.
Linda Johnstone collected his award in his absence.
Jim Millar (2006 – 2007) awarded the Scottish Samurai Award in a special ceremony in the Scottish Parliament. Present were Alex Johnstone MSP, Shuhei Takahashi, Consul General of Japan, Mr Hotta, Vice Consul of Japan, Lord James Douglas Hamilton, Bill Berry, Chairman of Judo Scotland and Ronnie Watt, President National Karate Federation.