JSL Nippon Academy Tokyo

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School Highlights

  • Study academic Japanese to pursue your education or work in Japan
  • Immerse yourself in Akihabara, birthplace of Japan’s anime and manga pop culture
  • The campus provides a cozy learning environment with relaxed classes
  • The school holds plenty of fun and exciting cultural activities
  • Seminars are available to help students with job hunting and higher education interviews
  • Online learning app for helping review what you're learning in class
@Gaijinpot: "Learn Japanese and immerse yourself in manga, anime, games, and themes cafe in Akihabara, the Mecca of Japanese popular culture"

Study Japanese at JSL and embark on a fantastic adventure in one of the most beautiful and culturally rich districts of Tokyo!


Established in 1986, JSL Nippon Academy Tokyo is proud to stand as a bridge between Japan and the world, catering to students from over 40 countries. The school offers an excellent learning environment to hone your Japanese language skills and have an unforgettable academic experience. 

Study in a Lovely Historical District

Located in the heart of Asakusabashi, the campus is just a kilometer away from Akihabara, the geek capital of the world, and two-stations away from the famous Asakusa Shrine. Spend half a day on campus and conquer your bucket list of places to see and things to do in Japan’s exciting capital city during your free time!

Learn Practical Japanese

The courses at JSL are based on a practical curriculum built over the years. In your course, you will focus on all aspects of the language and learn all the Japanese language essentials. Their experienced teachers will give you cultural tips and teach you all about the etiquette for your daily life in Japan. You will develop cross-cultural competence in class and invaluable relationships both on and off campus through cultural events.

Seasonal Events

Throughout the year, JSL team does its best to organize fun activities. School summer trip, calligraphy class, martial art experience, traditional ceremony–experience the life of a student in Japan to the fullest and make great memories!

Perfect for Higher Education & Employment

JSL Nippon Academy offers a balanced curriculum, perfect for you whether you want to expand your academic horizons, start your international career in Japan, or just gain a meaningful cultural experience. They will prepare you for the JLPT, the EJU, and provide job-hunting support through job fair activities.

GaijinPot Recommends:
Long Term Course

JSL Nippon Academy’s Long Term Course is perfect for those looking to study Japanese while experiencing life in one of the world’s most exciting cities. Not only will you gain valuable language skills, but you will embark on the greatest adventure of your life. This course prepares you for the JLPT and the EJU.


Long Term Course

Come to Japan on a student visa and become fluent in Japanese. In class, you will learn the necessary skills from daily survival to academic and business-level Japanese for higher education and employment in Japan.

Enrollment Period: April (2 year course), October (1.5 year course)
Class Schedule: Monday to Friday
Class Duration: 9:10-12:30 or 14:00-17:20
*Minimum age for application is 18 years old.


1-Year Tuition (April Start): ¥942,000
1-Year Tuition (October Start): ¥921,000
*Teaching material included.

Short Term Course

Available from two week enrollment and beyond, JSL Nippon Academy’s Short Term Course offers an opportunity to develop your communication skills and experience Japan’s traditions. You will improve your Japanese language proficiency and practice what you have learned during cultural activities. 

Enrollment Period: First Monday of each month
Class Schedule: Monday to Friday
Class Duration: 9:10-12:30 or 14:00-17:20
*Minimum age for application is 16 years old.


3-Month Tuition: ¥231,000
*Teaching material included.

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