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Meet our co-presentor: KILC

Meet our co-presentor: KILC

Meet our partner for Operation Love: Doki Doki Daisakusen: Kudan Instiute of Language and Culture. Kudan Institute of Language and Culture (KILC) is a language institute established in 1988 which offers a variety of Japanese language and culture courses which suit the the students’ different needs and interests. The school currently offers the following courses … Continue reading

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  • The application module is now open. Click here for the online sign-up form or visit us at AS Walk this November 19-22, 2013. For any questions regarding membership, please contact Leonard de Castro at uptomokai.membership@gmail.com.

Tomo-Kai Makulay

What does Makulay mean? Makulay means a dazzlingly varied culture and tradition, from the hip and trendy Akihabara ... Continue reading »

Did you Know?

In a period of political unrest and strife after contact with foreign powers back in 1853, Japan was threatened to open itself to the world. This soon led to several acts of violence and terrorism by loyalists to the Emperor of Japan against the shogunate.

The Shinsengumi (新選組 or 新撰組, 'newly selected corps') was a special police troop that served to protect the streets of Kyoto during the shogunate of Tokugawa Iemochi. Under the support of the Bafuku (幕府, 'shogun's office'), they assembled over 200 men coming from all classes of society under the same banner.

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