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Kawaii Week Interviews

During Kawaii Week, we’ve gotten interviews from a few of the kawaii campers. We would like to thank them for giving us some time and providing us with some awesome answers!     Stay tuned for some more interviews from Camp Shofuso!

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Tanabata: State of the Wishes

Tanabata, Japan’s summer star festival, is one of five annual festivals that’s celebrated across the country, as well as by people in the Japanese diaspora. Celebrated on the seventh day of the seventh month, Tanabata commemorates the folktale of Orihime, the weaver princess, and her soulmate Hikoboshi, the cowherd, as

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Hayao Miyazaki & Studio Ghibli

This week at Camp Shofuso, we will be learning all about Studio Ghibli and doing many Ghibli Related activities! To get us more in the Ghibli spirit, we’ll learn a bit about Hayao Miyazaki, a renowned anime director, whose work has made waves everywhere it touched down on. He was

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Kawaii Week : Cute Culture in Japan

This week at Camp Shofuso we have been focusing on the cute culture in Japan! We made cute soaps, origami and treats all week long getting in the spirit of cuteness. Read further to learn about cuteness in Japan…     Japan is extremely big on the cute culture that they’ve

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