Essentials

Life in Tokyo can be greatly different from what you are used to back home, from the methods of communication to the time difference. We have gathered essential information that will come in handy as you settle in your new environment.

While in Tokyo, you will either be staying in a dormitory or using the homestay option. They each have particular systems and dynamics, such as curfews, house rules, and meal options.

As a thriving metropolis, Tokyo may initially seem overwhelming to the newcomer. Acquaint yourself with the city and the bustling district of Shinjuku where KCP is situated. But before you explore the area, arm yourself with information about how to get around in our Transportation and The Tokyo Commute sections.