So d’you remember about three posts ago when I was talking about the APU Entrance Ceremony? Well apparently that’s not the only one that you have when you’re a resident student of APU. Yesterday evening we were all led to Millenium Hall for the AP House Entrance Ceremony! Three speeches were given in mixed Japanese and English, and an eleven minute “DameDame” (bad! Bad!) Video was played to explain the rules of AP House. The security staff and the RAs were all introduced, too.

Afterwards, we were taken to the cafeteria, where a special “banquet party” had been prepared. This was very odd, at least, to me it was. Each floor got their own table (no chairs) and each table had plates of assorted international fare (the American food? French fries, of course). Each person got a pair of chopsticks, and you’d pick up one piece of food at a time and eat it. No plates, though I saw some people piling fries into an extra cup. And you wander around, steal other tables’ food, and talk to everyone. Have a slideshow:

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For whatever reason, we weren’t allowed cameras, but smartphones were fine. That’s why I had to take pictures with my iPod.