Komaba Festival is held annually at the Komaba Campus of the Unviersity of Tokyo. It regularly attracts more than 100,000 visitors and is one of the largest school festivals in Japan. Other than exhibitions that are academic in nature, the Komaba Festival also features many attractions ranging from food stalls to stage performances, organized by more than 500 clubs, circles and groups.

Festival hours


The campus is located right next to Komaba-todaimae Station (east exit) on the Keio-Inokashira line.

Attention: Smoking and the consumption of alcohol are not allowed on campus during the festival.

Campus Map

Campus Map

Get your festival guide!

You may have heard of Aikido, Judo and Karate, but do you know the differences between them? Fusuma, kado, kyougen, do they sound unfamiliar? Always wanted to experience a Japanese tea ceremony but feel intimidated by the solemnity of the ceremony?

The Komaba Festival Committee presents a guide to the many attractions in this festival that are unique to both Japan and the University of Tokyo. This guide features informative articles on both well-known and lesser-known traditional Japanese cultures such as the tea ceremony and Kado (the way of fragrance), the latest pop culture phenomenon such as idol groups and more. Complete with a map of the campus and a list of featured and unique attractions, this is all you need to navigate the campus and enjoy the festival! This guide can be obtained at the following information centers:

  • In front of the main gate
  • Near the cafeteria
  • In front of the festival headquarters
  • In front of Lecture Theater
To download the English pamphlet, please click here.

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