|Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan
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).
- Okada Keisuke, (1868 – 1952) Prime Minister from 1934-36 / Temporary on the register In the prepschool age
- Ikeda Kikunae, (1864 – 1936) who discovered the flavour umami / In the prepschool age
- Physicist Nagaoka Hantarō, (1865 – 1950), who developed the Saturnian model of the atom / In the prepschool age
- Poet Masaoka Shiki, one of the "four great masters" of the haiku / In the prepschool age
- Poet and author Shimazaki Tōson (1872-1943), leading figure in the Meiji Romantic movement. / In the prepschool age
- Admiral Akiyama Saneyuki (1868-1918), planner of the Japanese strategy at the Battle of Tsushima / In the prepschool age
- Vice Admiral Yamaguchi Tamon (1892 - June 4, 1942), commander of the aircraft carrier Hiryū at the Battle of Midway
- (Japanese) Kaisei Academy
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