150-Hour Japanese Preparation Program

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150-Hour Japanese Preparation Program
  • Recommended for Westerners

    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc.

  • Flexible Class Schedule

    You are able to request an AM or PM class schedule based on your needs.

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School Introduction

The program's goal is to equip you with a strong foundation for your language journey, helping you reach the Japanese proficiency level mandated by the Japanese government for applicants to Japanese language schools, with a minimum study requirement of 150 hours. Recognizing the challenges many face in accessing quality language education worldwide, we've crafted this program to welcome all eager learners.

Upon completion, you'll receive a certificate acknowledging your achievement of this language milestone, which you can use when applying to a Japanese language school in Japan.

Class Size: From 1 to 5 students
Japanese Level Requirement: Intended for beginner-level students
School Staff Support Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, Vietnamese
School Intensity: Medium Intensity
Enrolment Terms: None
Minimum Course Duration: 11 weeks

Main Features


  • Carefully Selected Teachers

Our instructors are professionals with over a decade of experience in teaching Japanese to international students.

Fluent in English and deeply passionate about guiding you towards your goals, our instructors are committed to providing you with the highest quality education and support every step of the way.

  • Schedule Flexibility

Our aim is to tailor the program to your individual needs, providing you with the flexibility to make the most out of your learning journey.

Let us know your availability, and we’ll work together to create a personalized schedule that works best for you.

  • To participate properly in class, you will need:

  • A computer or tablet with wifi connectivity for sharing slides & documents
  • A stable wifi connection
  • Writing materials, including paper and a pen
  • A relatively quiet location so that you can hear your teacher clearly

School Location

Our teachers are based in Tokyo, Japan, but as this program runs online, students can attend from all around the world.
Please be aware of time differences.

Available Courses

  • Our Program

Our Program

Course Description

We offer both private and group lessons, the time and schedule will be determined and communicated accordingly to your needs.

You’ll spend 110 hours studying independently and 40 hours in class with a dedicated Japanese teacher, totaling the required 150 hours.
Our standard schedule typically entails two classes per week, with the remaining days dedicated to self-study, spanning a period of 11 weeks.
While this framework provides some flexibility in your study routine, it’s important to note that maintaining pace with the class will require a commitment of your time and effort.

Tuition Fees

Class Schedule Flexible
Lesson Duration 110 hours self study, 40 hours in class study with teacher
Course Length 11 weeks (2 classes a week)
Price Private ¥154,000
Group ¥107,800 (per student)
Textbook and Materials

Main textbook ¥2,750

Another textbook will be provided for free


Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Our Free Services

We aim to support all students who are interested in coming to Japan to study & live.
For this reason, we provide all of these services at not cost to you.
  • School & Visa
    Application Support

  • Free Japanese
    Language Lessons

  • Accommodation

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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