Education × Entertainment = Edutainment

The Samadhi Group goes beyond the barriers between education and entertainment to provide opportunities for people to achieve their potential.

What’s new?

3/18/2017 News

“Menotsukedokoro Mononokangaekata” by Hideki Aikawa, CEO of SAMADHI Group is now on sale.

1/11/2017 News

SAMADHI Group achieved ISO27001 Information Security Management Standard on December 20th, 2016. ISO27001 is an internationally recognized security standard that comprehensively defines the requirements for establishing, implementing and documenting an effective information security management system. SAMADHI Group will continue managing our costumers’ information based on ISO27001 guideline and keep proving our services.

11/7/2016 News

SAMADHI Co.,Ltd. started a consortium application service, Universal College Application - ASIA (UCA-ASIA), for Asian colleges/universities partnering with ApplicationsOnline, LLC.

11/2/2016 News

Online portfolio service “Feelnote” received a patent (6028123).

11/2/2016 News

SAMADHI Co.,Ltd. started an online application service “School Application”in collaboration with ApplicationsOnline, LLC.

5/23/2016 News

SAMADHI Co.,Ltd. is certified under the PrivacyMark System : JIS Q 15001

2/8/2016 News

"Blue Pen Studying Method (Atamaga yokunaru Ao-pen Benkyo-ho)" by Hideki Aikawa, CEO of Admissions Office Inc., was introduced in PRESIDENT (2016.2.29), a sister magazine of Time Inc.'s FORTUNE.

Vision

Samādhi : a state where one is totally being in the moment.

The Samadhi Group believes that everyone is a producer who has the power to design their moments and create their own unique stories to live. We provide opportunities and solutions based on our theme of “Edutainment” where people can keep challenging to discover their potential.

Education × Entertainment = Edutainment

You are the main actor in your life. This applies both professional and personal life. The Samadhi Group goes beyond the barriers between education and entertainment to provide opportunities for people to achieve their potential.

Services

The group conducts various businesses centered around human development, including professional development training, systems development, and performing arts.

SAMADHI GROUP

01

Human Resource Development and Training

We offer a new way of training programs using “theater” to cultivate human resources. We customize our training programs for companies and educational institutions such as universes and high schools.

Theater Learning

Training examples for

Educational Institutions

Student Training
・Team building
・Career support
Staff Development
・Organization strengthening
・Hospitality
Faculty Development
・Classroom control
・Facilitation

Training examples

Corporations

New Employee Training
・Creative and innovative thinking
・Presentation skills
・Risk taking
Manager Candidate Training
・Leadership skills
・Risk management
Past Introduction Examples
Educational institutions; elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities,
Theme parks, Financial institutions, Convenient stores, Real estate agents, Insurance companies, Telecommunication companies, Computer related companies, Electronic manufactures, Food service companies,, Department stores, Medical institutions, Social welfare corporations, Eldercare service providers, Staffing agency, HRD consulting companies

02

Consulting on Education Field & System Development

Providing support and platform for global standard education, study abroad, and accepting international students, we create a learning environment for individuals who can learn and work on the global stage.

UNIVERSAL college APPLICATION

Universal College
Application Asia

The Universal College Application (UCA) is a consortium application that allows students to use one application to apply to many colleges and universities. The UCA currently has over 40 member colleges including Harvard College, Princeton University, and Johns Hopkins University. We are partnering with ApplicationsOnline, LLC to build new consortium with colleges and universities in Asia.

Feenote

Feelnote
Patent Number : No.6028123

Users can record their everyday life experiences on Feelnote, an online portfolio system. Recording what you experienced and what you felt in one platform, you can build your personal brand which will link to various opportunities like the UCA, an online application consortium. You can design your future by opening up your experiences to the world through Feelnote.

03

Education for the Next Generation

We are committed to cultivating future leaders, by providing global standard education opportunities to Japanese secondary educational institutions through partnerships with Japanese and foreign universities and organizations.

Connecting high school experience to higher education ・Promoting study abroad.

Disney Youth Programs

Walt Disney World®

Global Citizenship Program

Dr. Heizo Takenaka
Former Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, and professor of Policy Management at Keio University.

Negotiation and Leadership Program

Dr. Jiro Tamura
Professor of law at Keio University who specializes in economic law (antitrust law) and international economic law (WTO).

Robotics Program

Dr. Shigeo Hirose
Professor of robotics at Tokyo Institute of Technology.

Mindfulness Workshop

Dr. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu
Professor of clinical psychology at Stanford University.

Journalism Program

Professor Seiichi Kanise
Journalist and newscaster. Former academic dean at Meiji University.

WASEDAJUKU

Waseda Juku

Since 1979, Waseda Juku, or Waseda prep school, has been providing the curriculums for high school students not just for college entrance exams but also learning experiences that gives them to discover their true passion and promoting university selection based on what students really want to do in the future rather than just colleges’ name value.

* The “Waseda Juku” department was transferred to the Nagase Group on December 1, 2014. It is currently managed by the Nagase Group.

04

Performing Arts

Ongakuza Musical was started in 1987. We have been creating original musicals that question fundamental reason of human being. They have won many theater awards such as the Agency for Cultural Affairs Arts Festival Award, the Kinokuniya Theater Award, and the Yomiuri Theater Award.

Ongakuza Musical

Ongakuza Musical

Works
Shabondama Tonda Soramade Tonda
Tottemo Ghost
Change
Mademoiselle Mozart
I Love Bot-chan
The Little Prince
Nakanaide
Home
Metro ni Notte
21C: Mademoiselle Mozart
Love of Seven Dolls
Love Letter
Shabondama Tonda Soramade Tonda
Awards received
1989 National Arts Festival Award
1993 National Arts Festival Award
1989 Agency for Cultural Affairs Minister of Education’s Fine Arts Award for a Debut Work
25th Kinokuniya Theater Award, Individual Award
28th Kinokuniya Theater Award, Group Award
1st Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Actress Award
2nd Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Play Award
2nd Yomiuri Theater Award, Best Staff Award
2nd Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Staff Award
2nd Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Actor Award
3rd Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Actress Award
3rd Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Staff Award
4th Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Play Award
4th Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Staff Award
5th Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Actress Award
5th Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Staff Award
6th Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Staff Award
Metro ni Notte
The Little Prince
Mademoiselle Mozart

History

1979
Establishment of Samadhi Inc.
Establishment of the Waseda Juku (prep school).
1986
First high school and university joint program started with Dr.Haruo Nishihara, president of Waseda University
1987
Establishment of Human Design Inc.
1988
First performance of Ongakuza Musical’s “Shabondama Tonda Soramade Tonda”.
1990
Ongakuza Musical’s second work “Tottemo Ghost”, receives National Arts Festival Award from Agency for Cultural Affairs
1994
Ongakuza Musical’s “The Little Prince” receives National Arts Festival Award from Agency for Cultural Affairs for the second time.
Ongakuza Musical receives the Kinokuniya Theater Award, Group Award
Ongakuza Musical’s “I Love Bot-chan” receives the Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Play Award
1995
Development of the “English Dojo” method for training the four English skills:reading, writing, listening, and speaking
Ongakuza Musical’s “Nakanaide” receives the Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Play Award
1996
Start issuing of the education information publication “Good Professor” to promote high school students to chose colleges and universities based on faculty’s research and department that matches with their own interests
1997
Ongakuza Musical’s “Mademoiselle Mozart” receives the Yomiuri Theater Award, Outstanding Play Award
1999
Developing new “English Dojo” in partnership with TIME Inc. (USA)
2001
Development of the “Pre-College Course” as college preparatory course for high school seniors
2006
Establishment of Admissions Office Inc.
Start developing and providing special programs for high school students in collaboration with college professors.
Start overseas programs in partnership with Harvard and MIT
Start developing and providing the “Theater Learning Workshop”, a human resource development training
2008
Start of a global leader development program for high school students in collaboration with Dr. Heizo Takenaka.
2010
Start a joint social contribution project to eradicate poverty with Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute, Colombia University
2011
Start pre-MBA program for high school students in partnership with the Peter F Drucker School of Management
2013

Support Keno University’s Keio SFC System Biology Laboratory and its cutting edge research run by Dr. Maseru Tomita, president of the Institute for Advances Biosciences
Start providing “Theater Learning Workshop” to companies as a human resource development training program.

2014
Start of the “Disney Youth Programs” for high school student to develop their personal brans in collaboration with Disney World Resort in Florida, (USA).
Ongakuza Musical selected as a “Children’s Development Project through Arts” by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
Waseda Juku license was transferred to the Nagase Group
2015
Partnering with ApplicationsOnline (USA) to develop an online application consortium, Universal College Application - Asia
Development of “Feelnote”, an online portfolio system
Ongakuza Musical was selected for a “Children’s Development Project through Arts” by the Agency for Cultural Affairs

Profile

Company overview

Company name
SAMADHI Co.,Ltd.
Address
Headquarters: 12-6 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 102-0085
CEO
Hideki Aikawa
Established in
1979
Capital
101 million yen
Services
Human Resource Development and Training
Performing Arts
Consulting on Education Field
Educational system planning and development
Education for Next Generation
Number of employees
82 (as of March 31, 2015) (Group)
Samadhi Group
Samadhi Inc.
Human Design Inc.
Admissions Office Inc.

Samadhi Group
Main Businesses

SAMADHI Co.,Ltd
Establishment and implementation of group management strategy, business management
Human Design Inc.
Providing the human resource development program “Theater Learning Workshop.” Managing the creative process of the Ongakuza Musical, theater company.
Admissions Office Inc.
Consulting on education field and system development
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