A diverse student body thrives at a middle school in western Japan known for its inclusive education. Some have disabilities, while others are coping with family issues. Guided by its eccentric, guitar-playing principal, the school empowers the students to be themselves. But how does this unique experience prepare them for high school? One student, Yuji, introduces us to his classmates and guides us through an eventful 6 months before graduation.
A day at the school
Graduation day 2
Principal Mukaimoto: "A class with 24 students is like a box of 24 colored pencils. That's what makes it fun."