Assemble your best team and join Kizuna for The Challenge, a day of games around Little Tokyo that will test your ability to think outside of the box! The team with the most points at the end of the day will be declared Kizuna’s first The Challenge Champion and receive a bundle of gift certificates to local community restaurants and stores!

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Session 1
10 AM - 12 PM (check-in at 9:30 AM)

Session 2
1 PM to 3 PM (check-in at 12:30 PM)

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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support the next generation

All proceeds from The Challenge will support Kizuna’s mission to build a future for our community through the education, empowerment, and engagement of the next generation.

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our heartfelt thanks

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters!

title Sponsors

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gold Sponsors

Henry Ota and Hiroyo Nonoyama


Bill, Christy, and Kiana Seki


Alan & Yvonne Nishio

CSULB NSU Sponsored by The Kosaka Family


Bryce Ikemura

Brandon Leong

Ono Team

Amy Watanabe

The Oyama Family

special thanks

Union Center for the Arts

thank you to our challenge committee!


Kevin Oyama

planning committee

Tiffany Hashimoto
Emily Hoang
Ashley Honma
Bryce Ikemura
Brandon Leong
Toshi Masubuchi
Megan Ono
Amy Watanabe

games committee

Elaine Hang
Tiffany Hashimoto
Lauren Kojima
Michi Lew
Kevin Oyama
Robin Vanneman
Seia Watanabe