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Six students from the Department of Japanese Literature in the Faculty of Letters won prizes at the 15th All Japan Student and Junior Tanka Competition

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2021.10.11

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Six students from the Department of Japanese Literature in the Faculty of Letters won prizes at the 15th All Japan Student and Junior Tanka Competition

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The 15th Japan Students and Junior Tanka Tournament (sponsored by the Japan Poets Club, the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Mainichi Shimbun, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education). HAGI Kofune (4th year), TAGUCHI Hikaru (3rd year), Takumi ASAHARA (3rd year), MATSUMOTO Nozomi (3rd year), MITSUI Ran (3rd year), and USHIYAMA Hisahsi (3rd year) all residing in the HIOKI Shunji seminar of the Japanese Literature at the College of Literature, received awards in this tournament.

The Japan Student and Junior Tanka Tournament is held with the aim of nurturing junior tanka*. It is the largest competition in Japan with over 8,000 student entries every year. The HIOKI Seminar produces top prize winners every year At the HIOKI Seminar, we are producing top prize winners every year, including winners of the selection award .

In addition to this tournament , for many years, the HIOKI Seminar has produced winners in various other tanka contests.

*A genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature


Selection Award (FUJIWARA Ryuichiro Prize): HAGI Kofune (4th year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

最寄駅みたいな安心感なのだあなたの纏う空気すべては

Selection Award (KURIOWA Takeyoshi Award ): TAGUCHI Hikaru (3rd year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

自転車を漕ぐ、もっと漕ぐ。風を切る、空を宇宙を、過去を振り切る

Outstanding Award: ASAHARA Takumi (3rd year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

十二色ぜんぶ使って線を引く子どもの虹に嫉妬している

Award for Excellence: MATSUMOTO Nozomi (3rd year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

雨の日はぼくが太陽だれよりも眩しい赤の傘で駆け出す

Award for Excellence: MITSUI Ran (3rd year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

テラス席で今日の青空飲み干そう白く雪浮くソーダフロート

Incentive Awards: USHIYAMA Hisashi (3rd year, Department of Japanese Language and Literature, College of Literature)

宵闇を切り裂き進む一条の流星みたいな車窓の明かり

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