Location and Culture:
The city of Osaka is located in the Kansai region of Japan’s main island of Honshu, and is Japan’s third-largest city. Filled with food and entertainment venues and historic and cultural attractions, Osaka offers an eclectic mix of old and new, while Kyoto, known as the “heart of Japan,” boasts many important cultural sites. Average temperatures in September fall between 71°F and 85°F, and the weather tends to be rainy.
Past students at the Osaka, Japan Project Center have created:
- A learning game to teach Japanese writing
- An augmented reality app to explore Kyoto through directional sound with traditional instruments
- A fourth-dimensional virtual reality space using Vive