KCP Summer Anime and Manga Students Visit Kameari

Last July, KCP Summer Anime and Manga students visited Kameari, a town famous for the longest-running manga series Kochikame. There were lots of interesting scenes and activities to experience. Everyone had a great time.

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Major Mickey fans pose in front of a shrine at Kameari. | KCP Flickr

Kamishibai

Watching kamishibai (paper drama). This centuries-old storytelling method using paper scrolls was popular entertainment for Japanese children before TV and movies were introduced into daily life. | KCP Flickr

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Group shot with kamishibai. | KCP Flickr

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Next, we visited the famous Iseya Sweet Shop, met Mr. Sato, its president, and learned the story of his company. | KCP Flickr

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While trying Iseya’s sweets, Mr. Sato told us how he uses manga characters for his company’s products and how the popular series have enhanced his business and the local community. | KCP Flickr

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Yummy sweets! | KCP Flickr

For more Summer Anime and Manga photos, check these out!

For more fun posts from our Summer Anime 2012 program, visit:

http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/07/aoyama-visit/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/07/nagano-excursion/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/08/character-street/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/08/presentations/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2012/08/sa-students-akihabara/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2013/01/brittani-newson/
http://www.kcpwindowonjapan.com/2013/01/ghibli-and-kotobukiya/