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Lunches and conference dinner


There are only a few restaurants around Kwansei Gakuin University, so a lunch buffet will be organized in a school cafeteria (BIG PAPA) from August 7th to 10th. Lunch tickets cost 3,200 yen for four days (7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th). This menu includes vegetarian and gluten-free options, as well as halal foods. On August 6th, another school cafeteria (BIG MAMA) is open for lunch (cash only).

  1. BIG PAPA; for conference participants with lunch tickets.
  2. BIG MAMA: open for lunch (11:00-14:30) throughout the conference (6th-10th). Near BIG PAPA. Cash only.
  3. Robin Hood’s (bento): open 11:30-14:30 till Aug 9th; in the same building as BIG PAPA
  4. Restaurant Popula: open 11:00-14:00, and 17:00-20:00 throughout; in Kwansei Gakuin Hall; credit card accepted
  5. Starbucks: open 10:00-16:00 throughout; in Building G.

Coffee Break

Coffee will be served at 2nd floor lounge and near room 101 in Building G.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday August 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Takarazuka Hotel. This hotel is located in a city famous for Takarazuka Revue. The dinner registration fee is 8,000 yen. The dinner will be served as a buffet. The menu covers some Japanese dishes, including sushi and tempura.

In addition to the dishes, you can enjoy a variety of local sake (a Japanese alcoholic beverage) from the Nada area in Kobe city.

In order to go to the dinner site, you can take a shuttle to Takarazuka Hotel. There is no organized bus service on your way back to your hotel. The Takarazuka Hotel is across from the Takarazuka-minamguchi station, which is 4 stations away on the Hankyu Imazu Line from Kotoen Station you will be using to go to the venue.