ARC Academy Japanese Language School

Work hard, play hard at one of Japan's largest language schools with locations in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka.

School Highlights

  • Business course teaches how to search and apply for jobs in Japan

  • Other special courses like manga, drama and literature

  • Seminars organized to help students find a part-time job

  • EJU (University Entrance Exam) prep classes offered

"@Gaijinpot: For students who want to establish a career in Japan, classes at ARC will get you to a professional level."




More than 600 students from over 60 countries can thank ARC Academy for helping them learn Japanese to a level where they are able to pursue higher education or a career in Japan. ARC Academy specializes in preparing students for real-life by teaching functional Japanese across a wide variety of courses.

The school also provides information seminars for finding a part-time job as well as prep classes for the EJU (Japanese University Entrance Exam).

ARC Academy Tokyo is located in Iidabashi, a central city neighborhood with great access to the capital’s best sights including the Imperial Palace, Tokyo Dome, and Akihabara.


Available from a JLPT N2 level, ARC Academy offers an intensive Business Course that will give you the unique set of skills you need to secure a full-time job in Japan.


Standard Study Abroad Course

This course is for students who want to pursue a higher level of study in a Japanese graduate school, university or vocational school. This is a necessary first step for those who want to get a job in Japan.

Enrollment Period: April, October
Class Schedule: Monday- Friday
Class Duration: 9:15 – 12:30 (Intermediate – Advanced) – 13:30 – 16:45 (Beginners – Elementary)


1-Year Tuition:

Business Japanese Course

From cultivating human relationships to a deep understanding towards Japanese society and Japanese companies, the business course has one of the best success rates in the industry. We’ll guide you to acquire the Japanese language ability and business manners needed to work in Japan.

This class will also provide information on employment opportunities and help you prepare for the company entrance exam, interviews, and anything else you may need help with. We’ll individually support your job hunting in Japan and make sure that you enter the workforce with all of the skills required.

Enrollment Period: April, October
Class Schedule: Monday- Friday
Class Duration:  9:15 – 12:30


1-Year Tuition (Student Visa):


Short-Term Intensive Course

The course runs every weekday for students who want to acquire practical and useful daily Japanese. It is suitable for people who live in Japan, who need Japanese for work or who wish to study Japanese during a productive holiday.

Enrollment Period: January, April, July, October
Class Schedule: Monday- Friday
Class Duration: 9:15 – 12:30 (Intermediate-Advanced) | 13:30 – 16:45 (Beginners-Elementary)


3-Month Tuition:

Summer Course

If you want a mix of language learning and cultural activities, then the summer class may be for you. This course combines language study and activities so that you can really get the most out of your time here!

In the morning you’ll take classes that are more task-based, to let students quickly learn sentence structures they would then be able to use when they visit places in Japan. On Wednesday afternoons, you’ll also enjoy a special activity. On those days, classes focus on useful vocabulary related to the activity and its cultural background.

Enrollment Period:
July 8th

Example of cultural activities in Tokyo:

  • Bus tour of the city
  • Visit to teamLab Borderless digital art museum
  • Traditional tea ceremony
  • Akihabara tour with a visit to a maid cafe
  • Visit to the Studio Ghibli Museum
The activities that you can attend will depend on how long of a course you take. Please ask us for details on the activities if your course duration is less than 3 months.

1-Month Summer Course:


2-Month Summer Course:


3-Month Summer Course:




ARC Academy Japanese Language School, Tokyo

2-23-10 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004

Phone Number: 03-5804-5811

From Iidabashi Station –  JR East Exit / Tokyo Metro Tozai Line A3 Exit

Once you get out of the gate, go up to the pedestrian bridge and proceed towards the right side. Turn left after you pass under the highway, and walk along with the highway.

Cross Tokyo Metropolitan Road Route 434 and continue to walk further for about three more minutes. You will see a Ministop (Convenience store) on your right-hand side. Turn right and you will find Arc Academy.

Iidabashi Station – Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line and Yurakucho Line B1 Exit

After you exit from B1 Exit of Tokyo Metro’s Iidabashi Station, turn left and walk towards The Suit Company store. Then, pass under the pedestrian bridge, turn left at the corner of Family Mart, and walk on Mejiro Street along the high way.

Pass the Lawson on your left-hand side and turn right at the traffic light of Omagari (大曲). You will find Arc Academy shortly after passing a Ministop on your right.


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