Menmen Heruela

Full name: Menorca Nyn L. Heruela Age: 20 yrs. old College/University: University of the Philippines Diliman Course: BS Psychology Prior Japanese Lesson/Experience: Taken basic Japanese classes and currently taking intermediate classes Interests: Japanese and Korean language and pop/culture, music (OPM, classical, Japanese, Korean), crocheting, calligraphy, table tennis, tennis, travelling “JENESYS 2016 was truly a very memorable…

Japanese International Cooperation Center (JICE)

   Profile: The Japanese International Cooperation Center, also known as JICE, Contributes to the development of the global society through activities pertaining to strengthening mutually beneficial relationships between Japan and other nations   Activities: JICE’s activities, centering on facilitating human development in developing countries, are underpinned by the unshaken conviction that “thinking together, acting together…

National Youth Commission

The National Youth Commission was responsible for disseminating information on the JENESYS Program to several universities and organizations. Profile: Republic Act No. 8044, otherwise known as the “Youth in Nation Building Act of 1995”, provides that the NYC shall be the policy-making coordinating body of all youth-related institutions, programs, projects and activities of the government….

Tracy Macasaet

Full Name: Neil Tracy M. Macasaet Age: 19 years old College/University: Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku Course: BS International Studies Major in Japanese Language and Studies, 3rd year level Prior Japanese Lesson/Experience: Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 4 Passer Interests: Traveling, Calligraphy, Public Speaking, Singing, Watching movies   “The opportunity meant and still means the world to me. I couldn’t even put…

Naomi Huevos

Full Name: Naomi Faith M. Huevos Age: 20 College/University: Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku Course: Bachelor of Science in International Studies major in Japanese Language and Studies Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: 4 Years of studying Japanese Interests: Cooking, baking, playing instruments, Drawing, singing, dancing, painting, watching tv, listening music, eating and reading books.   “I guess most things…

Ira Galvadores

Full Name: Ira Galvadores Age: 20 College/University: Ateneo de Manila University Course: BS Management Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: I’ve already been to Japan three times before the Jenesys program. During those trips, me and my family went to several places in Japan such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Osaka, and Kyoto where we experienced the beautiful culture…

Prince Morales

Full Name: Gabriel Luis Tan Morales Age: 21 College/University:Ateneo de Manila University Course: BS Management Engineering Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: 2 years (FLC 4 JSP – highest level Japanese language class I’ve taken in Ateneo)   “Osu! My name is Gabriel Luis Tan Morales. Please call me Prince even though my name isn’t actually Prince (It’s a long story). Anyways,…

Alvine Bautista

Full Name: Alvine Bautista Age: 19 College/University: De La Salle University Manila Course: AB-International Studies Major in Japanese Studies, 3rd year Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: Studied Japanese Language for almost 2 years before JENESYS. Joined a seminar back in August 2016 in held by Doshisha University. Organization/s: Is a member and an officer of three organization back in first year.  …

Megumi Sermense

Full Name: Ann Megumi Sermense Age: 20 College/University: University of the Philippines- Diliman Course: Bachelor of Library and Information Science Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: Studying Japanese Language for nearly a year Organization/s: University of the Philippines Library and Information Science Students’ Association (UP LISSA) University of the Philippines Yakal Residence Hall Association University of the Philippines Sidlangan University of the Philippines Sigma…

CC Habla

Full Name: Charlane Kisha T. Habla Age: 18 College/University: University of the Philippines Diliman Course: II BA Linguistics Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: Has been studying Japanese through classes for two semesters now. Interests: Reading, writing, knitting, judo. This person likes cotton candy, puns, and learning about anything with her friends. “Though I’ve been to Japan the previous year,…

Diana Caro

Full Name: Diana Tabitha Caro (カロダヤナ) Age: 19 years old School: De La Salle University-Manila Course: 3rd Year, AB-International Studies Major in Japanese Studies Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: Has been studying Japanese for approximately one year Organization/s: Member and Talent Manager  of De La Salle Innersoul, Best of Anime 2014 Karaoke Competition Champion     “JENESYS2016…

Dianne Cogal

Full Name: Dianne Marie S. Cogal Age: 20 College/University: Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku Course: BSIS – Major in Japanese Language and Studies (3rd Year) Prior Japanese Experience/Lesson: learning Japanese language for almost four years Interests: photography, listening to music, reading novels, watching anime and Japanese drama Organization/s: I.S Shogunate (Finance Officer)   “The JENESYS Program gave me…