Office of Education Development and Gateway Education

Summer Study Tour 2007: Animation Tour in Japan

TDGs - Teaching Development Grants

Principal Investigator

  • WONG Chin Pang Julius

Abstract

In view of the comprehensive and sophisticated development of animation industry, Japan is no doubt being the leading country among its counterparts around the world. And Tokyo, the capital of Japan and also the breeding ground of animation establishment, is therefore, the best destination for the learning activities. Apart from these, the extensive transportation system there highly facilitates the journey of ours towards various locations.

 

The out-of-classroom experience is invaluable. It does not only broaden one's horizons but also cultivate the creativity and the design sense of the students, in addition to enriching their knowledge towards animation industry which are all of utmost importance for their future.

 

Besides, it serves as a platform for students to appreciate foreign history and culture meanwhile establishing their own style by drawing reference from the artworks there.