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. 

Located in the heart of the historic Asakusabashi district, the campus is just a kilometer away from Akihabara, the geek capital of the world, and two-stations away from the famous Asakusa Shrine. So 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. 

The courses at JSL are based on a practical curriculum and focus on all aspects of the language. Not only will you learn all the Japanese language essentials, but you’ll get cultural tips on rules and etiquette for your daily life in Japan. Experienced teachers encourage you to develop cross-cultural competence and invaluable relationships both on and off campus.

JSL is a perfect choice for you whether you want to expand your academic horizons, start your international career in Japan, or just gain a meaningful cultural experience. 

GaijinPot Recommends:
Long Term Course

JSL Nippon Academy’s Long Term Course is perfect for those looking to spend six months or more studying 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. 


Long Term Course

Come to Japan on a student visa for six months to two years 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: ¥836,000
*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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