Tokyo Polytechnic University
Tokyo Polytechnic University (東京工芸大学 Tōkyō Kōgei Daigaku) is a private university in Honchō, Nakano, Tokyo. Its nickname is Shadai (写大). It was formerly known as Tokyo College of Photography (東京写真大学, Tōkyō Shashin Daigaku).
|Campus||Nakano, Tokyo, Atsugi, Kanagawa|
The university was founded as Konishi Professional School of Photography in Shibuya in 1923. The founder, Rokuemon Sugiura VII, was the president of Konishi Main Shop (later Konica) at that time and founded the school to fulfil the wish of Rokuemon Sugiura VI, the previous president.
Beginning in 2007, the university offers courses in manga studies and animation studies.
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