Tokyo College of Anime: Technology

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Tokyo College of Anime: Technology
  • Flexible Class Schedule

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

  • Wifi Available

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  • Part-time Job Support

    This school introduces part-time job opportunities so you can work while studying.

  • Higher Education Counselling

    This school provides specialized counseling to prepare and apply to colleges and universities after graduation.

  • Career Support

    Counselors are available to provide specialized support for full-time employment after graduation.

  • Dormitories Available

    This school introduces affordable shared living spaces.

  • Apartments Available

    This school introduces private apartments.

  • Homestay Available

    This school introduces local Japanese families where students can live while studying.

  • In-School Activities

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  • Out-of-School Activities

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School Introduction

The Tokyo College of Anime is one of the leading vocational schools of Animation, E-Sports, and Anime Voice Acting in Japan, with hands-on specialized industry-specific training from top class instructors in modern and fully-equipped facilities.
With a goal that students are able to be successful post-graduation, the courses are collaborative, practical and stimulating, and updated to be in line with the current trends, industry-standard practises and technologies, and most importantly the current demand and needs of the industry. Moreover, Tokyo College of Anime provides job counselling and job search services to its students as well as support to debut and launch their career.

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

Total Number of Students: 250
School Staff Support Languages: 250
Minimum Course Duration: 4 years

Department Introduction

The Technology department at the College of Anime aims to train specialized human resources in cutting-edge technologies required by the industry.

 

The four-year program includes three 4-years majors:

 

  • Video Distribution & Video Creator (4 years)
  • Smartphone App & Game Creator (4 years)
  • and Metaverse Creator. (4 years)

 

The College of Anime other departments

 

 

Main Features

Debut System
The school provides abundant opportunities and supports students’ dreams. During the audition season, production companies visit the school almost every week to hold individual auditions and special lectures on audition preparation.
Job Hunting Support System
Employment faculty will provide attentive support to each student, from career advice to resume writing. With close ties to industry, the school will help students achieve their dreams.
Industry Academia Government Collaboration
Students gain experience in a professional field and learn on a lifelong basis. The number of industry-university-government collaborative projects received from various companies is industry leading.
Industry Professional Teachers
Professionals active on the front lines of the industry support students thoroughly. The school invites domestic and foreign experts and highly specialized technical instructors will support students.
Get trained abroad
Expression is a way to entertain and amaze people. Students will learn the meaning and perspective of the world through a short-term course abroad.
Flexible Learning: Exploring Diverse Interests
Students are allowed to take courses and classes that are not directly related to their chosen major when they enroll in the school. This allows students to fully develop in multiple ways and to tailor their learning and curriculum to their newly discovered interests.
Hybrid Education System
The courses are face-to-face based, but online courses are also offered. These online courses will be archived so that students can review them as often as they wish.

School Location

Located just 30 minutes away by train from the bustling hubs of Shinjuku and Shibuya, the College of Anime is situated in the heart of a vibrant community filled with countless opportunities for students to immerse themselves in the world of anime and entertainment. Surrounded by a wide array of shops and venues, students can explore and indulge in their passion for cosplay and card games. But that’s not all – the school is also conveniently located near a plethora of vocational schools, offering students a wealth of opportunities to hone their skills and perfect their craft in the art and entertainment industry.

 

Nearest station: 

Nishi-Kasai station (Tokyo Metro tozai line) – 10 minutes walk

Available Courses

  • Video Distribution & Video Creator
  • Smartphone App & Game Creator
  • Metaverse Creator

Video Distribution & Video Creator

Course Description

The Video Distribution & Video Creator major at the College of Anime is a four-year program that focuses on creating and distributing video content using the latest technology. The curriculum is designed to help students develop professional-level video editing skills using software such as Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.

The program offers a range of classes that cover a wide variety of topics, including video production, cinematography, storytelling, and sound design. In addition, students will learn how to market and distribute their content on popular video streaming platforms like YouTube and TikTok.

 

Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects, collaborating with other students and industry professionals to create high-quality video content. They will also have access to cutting-edge equipment and software to enhance their skills and develop their creative vision.

In addition to technical skills, the Video Distribution & Video Creator major also emphasizes the development of communication, teamwork, and leadership skills. Students will learn how to effectively collaborate with others and communicate their ideas, as well as how to manage projects and work under tight deadlines.

 

Upon completion of the program, graduates will have a portfolio of professional-quality video content and a range of skills that will make them competitive in the job market. They will be well-prepared to pursue careers as video editors, content creators, social media managers, and other roles in the rapidly growing field of video production and distribution.

 

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 4 years Early September

As soon as capacity is reached

Course Features & Electives

  • Professional Video Creation

    Learn to create high-quality videos using professional video editing software and techniques, including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.

  • Content Distribution Strategy

    Develop skills in marketing and promotion for popular video streaming platforms, such as YouTube and TikTok.

  • Creative Scriptwriting

    Acquire the ability to write compelling scripts and storyboards for videos in a variety of genres, including drama, comedy, and animation.

  • Visual Design

    Learn the fundamentals of visual design and apply them to video production, including color theory, composition, and lighting.

  • Audio Production

    Develop skills in sound recording and editing for video, including dialogue, sound effects, and music.

  • Production Management

    Gain experience in managing a production team, budget, and timeline for video projects.

  • Portfolio Development

    Build a professional portfolio of video work to showcase skills and experience for future job opportunities.

  • Communication and Presentation Skills

    Develop effective communication and presentation skills to pitch and sell video concepts to clients and stakeholders.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year ¥600,000

 

Other fees

Textbooks, equipment fee

¥~95,000

Admission fee

¥100,000

Facility fee

¥220,000

General Practice fee

¥520,000

Career Education Fee

¥160,800

Insurance fee

¥22,000 / year

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

Smartphone App & Game Creator

Course Description

The Smartphone App & Game Creator major at the College of Anime is designed to train students in the skills necessary to develop applications and games for smartphones. Over the course of four years, students will learn programming languages such as Swift and Java, as well as gain experience with virtual reality and augmented reality technologies to create immersive experiences for users.

 

Throughout the major, students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects, developing their skills in project management, communication, and collaboration. They will also have access to the College of Anime’s network of industry professionals, giving them the chance to connect with potential employers and mentors.

 

By the end of the program, students will have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of mobile app and game development.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 4 years Early September

As soon as capacity is reached

Course Features & Electives

  • Programming languages

    Learn Swift and Java programming languages to develop applications and games for iOS and Android platforms.

  • Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Get hands-on experience with virtual and augmented reality technologies to create immersive user experiences.

  • 3D Modeling and Animation

    Develop skills in 3D modeling and animation using software such as Maya and Blender to create characters, environments, and objects.

  • Game engines

    Learn to use popular game engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine to create interactive gameplay and program game mechanics.

  • User Interface and User Experience

    Learn to design intuitive user interfaces and engaging user experiences to enhance the functionality and appeal of your apps and games.

  • Marketing and Business Skills

    Develop skills in marketing, project management, and business planning to effectively promote and monetize your apps and games.

  • Career Preparation

    Gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the competitive technology industry through career preparation workshops and opportunities to network with industry professionals.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year ¥600,000

 

Other fees

Textbooks, equipment fee

¥~95,000

Admission fee

¥100,000

Facility fee

¥220,000

General Practice fee

¥520,000

Career Education Fee

¥160,800

Insurance fee

¥22,000 / year

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

Metaverse Creator

Course Description

The Metaverse Creator major offered by the College of Anime’s Technology Department is a four-year program aimed at teaching students the skills required to create immersive virtual worlds. The curriculum focuses on developing the technical and artistic abilities necessary to build 3D environments, characters, and objects using industry-standard software.

 

Students in the Metaverse Creator major will learn to use software such as Maya and Blender for 3D modeling, and Unity and Unreal Engine for game engine development. They will also be introduced to scripting and programming languages, such as C# and Python, to create interactive and dynamic experiences for users in the virtual world. The program emphasizes the importance of collaboration, project management, and communication skills, which are essential for teamwork and successful implementation of large-scale projects. Students will learn how to work in multidisciplinary teams and effectively communicate their ideas to peers and clients.

 

In addition to technical and artistic skills, the Metaverse Creator major also places a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship and business development. Students will learn how to develop and market their virtual worlds as a business, with a focus on creating sustainable and profitable business models.Throughout the program, students will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including advanced computer labs and 3D printers. The College of Anime’s faculty includes experienced industry professionals who bring their real-world expertise and knowledge into the classroom.

 

Upon graduation, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the growing field of virtual reality and create immersive experiences for users. They will be prepared for careers in game development, animation, film, and other industries that require expertise in 3D modeling and virtual world creation.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 4 years Early September

As soon as capacity is reached

Course Features & Electives

  • Virtual World Creation:

    Students will learn how to create immersive 3D virtual worlds using industry-standard software such as Maya and Blender.

  • Game Engine Programming:

    Students will be trained in programming using popular game engines like Unity and Unreal Engine to create interactive experiences in their virtual worlds.

  • Character and Object Modeling

    Students will gain skills in 3D modeling techniques to design characters, objects, and environments in their virtual worlds.

  • VR and AR Development

    Students will be introduced to virtual and augmented reality technologies and learn how to develop experiences that are immersive and engaging for users.

  • Project Management

    Students will learn project management skills to ensure they can work efficiently and effectively within teams to deliver their projects on time.

  • Career Preparation

    Students will be prepared for their future careers with a focus on portfolio building, resume writing, and job interview skills specific to the metaverse industry.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year ¥600,000

 

Other fees

Textbooks, equipment fee

¥~95,000

Admission fee

¥100,000

Facility fee

¥220,000

General Practice fee

¥520,000

Career Education Fee

¥160,800

Insurance fee

¥22,000 / year

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

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