Tokyo Cool Japan
- Game Department (1 Majors)
- Anime Department (1 Majors)
To apply for these programs you need a minimum of JLPT Level N2.
Engage with an animation curriculum focused mainly on analog drawing. Partner up with the animation department from Tokyo Designer Gakuin, connected to this Tokyo Cool Japan. Receive direct guidance from professional instructors in the industry, working together with well-known anime studios. Upon graduation, you will have the chance to work on a project from an in-house production company.
- Production staff
- Character designer
- CG animator
- CG modeler
- Digital artist
- CG/VFX artist
- Effect artist
- Voice actor
- Recording producer
- Sound effect designer
- Audio mixer
- Digital photographer
- Digital background developer
- Production assistant
- Start your training 6 months before classes start and see how your classes will be relevant first-hand at animation studios
- Have your creations shown at “Anime Japan”, an event where anime lovers gather from all over the world.
- Work on projects based on the requests from production companies
- Join the animation caravan, an event to create works for children held at different locations in Japan
- Create a portfolio that will help you get a job in the industry
Acquire a wide range of animation knowledge, including the relevant technology and general skills that are in demand in the industry. Become a professional equipped to take on any role you set your mind to.
If you want to be an animation director, you will need to convey your vision to everyone involved in the project. To do that, learn the flow of creating animation policy along with techniques for how to draw and present storyboards.
Study writing techniques along with visual art, from hand-drawn artistry to digital photography. Learn the process for transforming your vision for your story into an anime.
There’s more to creating an anime than just the art. This course will give you the knowledge necessary to manage staff and schedules, an unseen but vital part of creating the anime you love.
Learn the art of both analog and digital drawing. Work toward becoming a professional animator with this curriculum that focuses on drawing and sketching, and further emphasis on drawing characters.
Anime character design
Focus on becoming a character designer. Learn both animation and digital art techniques in order to create your own characters.
CG is an essential part for anime production and with the right technique and technology, it cannot be distinguished from hand-drawn images. Become an expert in an anime field that is only going to grow.
Learn how to use After Effects and 3DCG along with compositing technology to “shoot” anime and become an expert cinematographer.
By studying both paint-based and digital backgrounds, you will learn techniques to become a background painter who can express a style to suit the world view of any story.
Combining the Toon shader software and your traditional drawing abilities, learn to create your own fully animated CG scenes.
3DCG/VFX is essential for the production of video content and can be used to pursue live-action synthesis technology and realistic expressions. Practice skills that can be applied not only in CG animation, but in the video industry as a whole.
By learning 3ds Max and Maya, the major software used in 3DCG, you will become equipped to work on CG for anime productions or even feature films.
For those who want to work in video production in the live-action field using effects, 3DCG, and animation skills. Learn to become a bridge between anime and live-action.
Where alumni work
- Studio Khara
- JC Staff
- Oriental Light & Magic
- A-1 Pictures
- Wit Studio
- Omnibus Japan
- Studio Deen
- Toei Animation
- Studio Pierrot
- Production I.G.
- White Fox