All-boys’ high school in Japan has mandatory grooming lesson, teaches about skincare, hairstyling

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

125-year-old Tokyo school wants its boys to think of proper grooming as part of their “gentlemen’s education.”

Most high schools in Japan these days are co-ed, but there are still some single-sex institutions too. The ostensible logic is that single-sex schools make it easier for students to keep their minds on their studies by preventing the daily distractions of teen romances between classmates.

However, the administration at Seisoku Gakuen, an all-boys’ high school in Tokyo’s Kanda neighborhood that was founded in 1896, doesn’t want its student body to devolve into uncouth, uncultured ruffians either. So last Friday all

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