Kaisei Academy

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Kaisei Academy
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Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
Type Private
Established 1871
Headmaster Yukio Yanagisawa
Grades 7-12

The Kaisei Academy is a privately owned Japanese boys school. It is recognized as one of the top high schools in Japan, as it has been ranked No. 1 in the nation concerning the number of students admitted to University of Tokyo for 32 consecutive years.


The school, which has produced many notable alumni, was founded in 1871. At first, it was established as a Kyōryū Gakkō of the prepschool to Senior school such as First High School(After the WWⅡ,this school was integrated into The University of Tokyo.)Its motto is "The pen is mightier than the sword", and is often known by the Japanese abbreviation "pen-ken" (pen-sword).

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Coordinates: 35°43′57″N 139°45′54″E / 35.73250°N 139.76500°E / 35.73250; 139.76500