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Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (National)


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[Tokyo University of Foreign Studies]
image by Shunsuke Omachi, 21 January 2023

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Located in Fuchu City Tokyo and established in 1949. The university flag has blue background with a yellow and gray emblem in the center and horizontally written kanji university name in white. The school was founded in 1897 as a foreign language school attached to the Tokyo Higher Commercial School, and in 1899, when it became independent as the Tokyo School of Foreign Languages, this emblem was established as a result of discussions among the various instructors, including Principal Noritake Kanda. The torch means "light illuminates the world," and the L stands for the Latin acronym Lingua; as for the eight feather wings, they are said to refer to the eight language departments that were taught at the beginning of independence.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 21 January 2023

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[Joetsu University of Education]
image by Shunsuke Omachi, 6 October 2023

Hardball tennis club; The club flag has pink background with a white university emblem and horizontally written kanji university and club name in white.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 6 October 2023