Ginza Onodera Sushi Academy

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Ginza Onodera Sushi Academy
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School Introduction

Ginza Onodera Sushi Academy is run by the Onodera group, which is well-known for its Michelin-listed Japanese restaurants located all around the world. 

In this school, you will be able to learn an invaluable set of skills from the very best of the Japanese cuisine world;

Learn cuisine etiquette from Michelin star chefs, who will teach you the correct ways to use and sharpen knives, prepare sushi ingredients and other dishes unique to Japanese cuisine.

Since its establishment in 2016, over a thousand students graduated from the academy and were able to acquire the skills needed in order to become top-class sushi chefs.


Note that this school’s courses are all offered in Japanese only.

Class Size: 18 students to 3 instructors
School Staff Support Languages: Japanese
Minimum Course Duration: 10 classes (60hrs)

Main Features

Ginza Onodera Sushi Academy strongly believes that it is important to have the mind and the body synchronised in order to acquire the technical skills needed to become a top-class sushi chef.

The academy gives students an opportunity to create their own curriculum based on their interests and pace with 4 course options:

  • 10 classes course
  • 50 classes course
  • 100 classes course
  • 200 classes course


Each class is 60 min long and students can freely decide which classes they would like to join. In addition, the program is designed in a way students can join immediately, according to their personal availability. 


By the end of the course, students will graduate with a broad knowledge ranging from the history of Edo-style sushi, proper rice preparation and perfect technique to restaurant management, hygiene and Japanese kitchen etiquette. 

  • After graduation, Ginza Onodera Sushi Academy supports its graduates with various employment opportunities, including in its own restaurants.

School Location

Nearest station: Futakotamagawa station (Denen toshi line, Oimachi line)
Distance from station: 4 minutes walk.

Futako-Tamagawa is a popular area in which modern meets greenery, an ideal spot for family get togethers or picnics along the Tama River. 

Available Courses

  • Culinary Course

Culinary Course

Course Description

Learn the grounds of Japanese food making, experiment with different ingredients and master your cooking skills all while learning from top Michelin chefs in Japan.

Learn how to cut sushi toppings, make soup stock, properly use salt and vinegar etc.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
10 classes course ¥60,000
50 classes course ¥250,000
100 classes course ¥400,000
200 classes course ¥600,000

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.
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  • Free Japanese
    Language Lessons

  • Accommodation

  • 24-Hour
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