Japan-related Clubs at USC
The Japanese Student Association (JSA) at the University of Southern California supports the interchange of both modern and traditional Japanese culture.
The Shinkendo Swordsmanship Club is an official recreational club at the University of Southern California focusing on the instruction and practice of the traditional Japanese martial art of Shinkendo.
University of Southern California’s society for the study and promotion of Japanese animation and popular culture. Our club exists to provide a fun, open and tolerant social environment for members to view and discuss anime, manga, and other Japanese pop-culture.
An USC cultural organization that welcomes any students to be a part of a friendly community that’s dedicated to support Japanese exchange students.
USC Kazan Taiko was founded in the fall of 2002 by Koichi Sanchez and Bridge Mei as the first and only Japanese taiko ensemble group at the University of Southern California. Our goal is to provide a place for our members to express themselves through rhythm and movement, while learning and participating in the tradition of Japanese taiko drumming.
USC Nikkei aims to provide a place for both Japanese American Trojans and those interested in Japanese American culture. Through activities both on campus and in the rich Nikkei community of Los Angeles, we aim to promote the teaching and sharing of Japanese American culture by exploring our roots while finding family in students from all walks of life.
The Chanoyu Tea Club at USC is a group dedicated to promoting Japanese tea practice and culture. Join us to learn how to make, present, and drink tea!