ARC Academy Japanese Language School – Tokyo

ARC Academy – Tokyo



ARC Academy Japanese Language School, with campuses in Tokyo and Kyoto, is a leading choice for Japanese language studies in Japan. Renowned for its Kyoto campus, the school is favored for its welcoming atmosphere and the city’s relatively lower living costs compared to Tokyo. ARC Academy stands out for its commitment to academic rigor, emphasizing attendance and punctuality with a strict 90% attendance requirement. The curriculum is intensive and focuses heavily on kanji mastery, providing a challenging yet rewarding experience. Ideal for those seeking to advance their language skills for education, business, or cultural enrichment, ARC Academy offers a structured and disciplined environment for serious learners.

EnrollmentJanuary. April. July. October
Visa TypeStudent Visa for Long-Term / Tourist Visa for Short-Term
AddressIidabashi: 2-23-10 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-0004
Shinjuku: 7-18-16 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo Toshin Nishi Shinjuku Bldg, 3F


Diverse Student Community

At ARC Academy, students from over 30 different countries converge, creating a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. This diversity enriches the learning experience, allowing students to broaden their understanding of Japanese and global cultures through interactions with peers from various backgrounds.

Focused on Communication Skills

Since its establishment in 1986, ARC Academy has prioritized communication skills in its Japanese language education. The curriculum includes numerous interactive activities, ensuring students develop practical language skills for effective communication in real-world scenarios.

Enriching Activities Beyond the Classroom

ARC Academy offers a variety of extracurricular and off-campus activities, such as sports festivals and speech competitions. The school emphasizes fostering connections with local Japanese communities through events at elementary schools, festival participation, and other cultural activities, providing students with a deeply immersive and rewarding international study experience in Japan.


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Standard Study Abroad Course

The Standard Study Abroad Course at ARC Academy Japanese Language School is tailored for those aspiring to integrate into Japanese academic or professional environments post-graduation. Beginning with foundational grammar and pronunciation for beginners, the course progressively caters to intermediate and advanced learners by offering elective classes aligned with their individual objectives. For advanced level students, specialized courses are available in business Japanese, university preparation, and graduate school advancement. This structured approach in the Standard Study Abroad Course ensures that each student at ARC Academy Japanese Language School receives a comprehensive education, equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in their future endeavors in Japan.

FEE(Japanese Yen)

1yr1yr 3mos1yr 6mos1yr 9mos2yrs
Application Fee30,00030,00030,00030,00030,000
1st Year Tuition Fee768,000768,000768,000768,000768,000
2nd Year Tuition Fee192,000384,000576,000768,000
University Preparation Course

The University Preparation Course at ARC Academy Japanese Language School is specifically designed for students aiming to pursue higher education in Japan, particularly at the graduate level. This specialized program focuses on equipping students with essential skills for successful graduate school admission. Key areas of instruction include drafting research plans, interview techniques, short essay writing, and comprehending academic dissertations. The course aims to develop a comprehensive understanding of the Japanese language as it applies across various academic disciplines, while also fostering critical skills like logical thinking, problem-solving, and conducting independent research. This University Preparation Course at ARC Academy Japanese Language School is an invaluable resource for students seeking to excel in Japanese graduate school entrance examinations and to thrive in their future academic endeavors.

FEE(Japanese Yen)

1yr 6mos2yrs
Application Fee30,00030,000
Registration Fee70,00070,000
1st Year Tuition Fee796,000796,000
2nd Year Tuition Fee398,000796,000

*Tokyo School Only

Intensive Japanese Course

The Intensive Japanese Course at ARC Academy Japanese Language School is a condensed, three-month program mirroring the curriculum of the standard Study Abroad Course. Designed for rapid progression, this course significantly advances your functional knowledge of the Japanese language in a short timeframe. Ideal for individuals looking to maximize language learning during holidays or work leave, this course is perfect for those seeking a focused and immersive study experience. Alongside rigorous language instruction, students in the Intensive Japanese Course also have the opportunity to participate in cultural experiences, enhancing their understanding of Japanese culture. This course at ARC Academy Japanese Language School provides an effective and enriching path for swiftly boosting Japanese language proficiency.

FEE(Japanese Yen)

Registration Fee10,000
Tuition Fee192,000


School Dormitory

ARC Academy Japanese Language School offers comprehensive support to students in securing suitable accommodation, with a focus on convenience and easy commute. Through collaborations with established real estate agents and lodging facilities, a variety of housing options are available to suit different needs.

In Tokyo, students can find accommodations such as single rooms priced between 60,000-70,000 JPY, double rooms at 40,000-50,000 JPY, and rooms for four people at about 30,000 JPY. It’s crucial for students to adhere to local regulations like trash separation and noise control.

Tenants typically need to sign a lease agreement directly with the landlord and must adhere to stipulations such as occupancy limits and prohibitions on subleasing. Additional costs when moving into a new apartment may include an entrance fee and security deposits.

Furthermore, some Student Dormitories associated with ARC Academy Japanese Language School may require occupants to handle their utility payments. These dormitories provide a range of amenities to meet the needs of students. For more detailed information and application procedures, students are encouraged to contact ARC Academy Japanese Language School directly.

FEE(Japanese Yen)

Tokyo StyleSingleDouble
Admission Fee30,00030,000
Facility Fee60,00060,000
Rent59,000 / mo39,000 / mo
Cleaning Fee20,00010,000
3mo Total333,000257,000

FEE(Japanese Yen)

DK House ShinkoiwaSingle
Entrance Fee30,000
Rent55,000 / mo
Mattress Rental Fee10,500
3mo Total261,500

Please inquire about other course and accommodation options.


Class TimeMorning Class
9:15 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon Class
13:30 PM – 16:45 PM
*Either morning or afternoon class based on your level of Japanese.
Hours/Week20 Hours / Week
Course LengthLong-Term
1 year – 2 years
3 months



6-12 Months Prior to Enrollment
3 Months Prior to Enrollment

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Welcome to Japan

Pack your bags and fly to Japan !!


At ARC Academy Japanese Language School, we pride ourselves on providing a multicultural environment, top-notch Japanese education, and dedicated support for each student’s personal growth. Our institution is dedicated to those passionate about Japan, offering a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses Japanese language, culture, elective courses, and career preparation.

Our teaching approach is student-centric, focusing on the interests and aspirations of our learners. We actively encourage student engagement with the local community through a variety of cultural activities and events, including traditional festivals and mochi making, enhancing the learning experience beyond the classroom.

We believe in the value of these cultural exchanges and encourage our students to actively participate, making their time not only educational but also enjoyable and unforgettable. ARC Academy Japanese Language School is committed to making your journey as an international student enriching, fun, and memorable, recognizing the importance of each student’s time and aspirations in their pursuit of Japanese language proficiency.

Yumiko Endo (Principal)


Studying Japanese in Tokyo offers immersion in a vibrant cultural mix where tradition meets modernity. Students experience language learning amidst historical landmarks and cutting-edge urban life. This diverse environment enriches understanding, while Tokyo’s efficient transport facilitates exploration, making it an ideal setting for a comprehensive and dynamic educational experience.


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