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Building community is important, wherever the opportunity arises.  So is passing on the things you’ve learned to succeed at KCP and life in Japan.  Help…
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KCP, in a phrase

KCP campus facade in Shinjuku

Here are the results of a quick, informal–say it in a word, say it in a phrase–poll of how KCP alumni described KCP International. wear…
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What Students Say . . .

KCP campus facade in Shinjuku

Catalina Tiamson, University of Washington My experience in Japan wouldn’t be anything like how incredible it was without KCP. Through them, I now have a…
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The New Seven Samurai

Akira Kurosawa image

This past weekend I saw the stunning film Seven Samurai (七人の侍 Shichinin no samurai–1954), digitally remastered in high-def.  At 3½ hours, it was much longer…
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T-shirt design finalists

KCP t-shirt contest entry

We have completed our review of all the T-shirt design submissions. Thank you everyone for your wonderful designs!  These designs have been chosen as our…
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What is wabi sabi?

Japanese tea house

Wabi sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience. It is sometimes described as authentic beauty that…
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