Tokyo College of Anime: Voice Actor

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Tokyo College of Anime: Voice Actor
  • 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

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  • Homestay Available

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  • In-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: 3 years

Department Introduction

The Voice Actor department provides all of the necessary tools you need to become a professional Voice Actor.


From the foundations and development of your voice acting skills, this program guides you through the entire process of voice acting, so that you can be an effective voice actor in the industry by the time you graduate.

 

After this program, students will have the experience and tools necessary for various career paths.

 

 

Students can choose between 2 majors

 

  • Voice Actor Professional (3 years)
  • Voice Acting Artist (3 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

  • Voice Actor Professional
  • Voice Acting Artist

Voice Actor Professional

Course Description

The Voice Actor Professional Major is a 3-year program designed to train students to become skilled voice actors in the anime industry. The curriculum includes courses on voice acting techniques, character analysis, script reading, and dubbing, among others, with a focus on preparing students for a career as a voice actor.

 

Students will have the opportunity to practice their skills in state-of-the-art recording studios and receive guidance and feedback from experienced industry professionals.

Graduates will be well-prepared to pursue careers as voice actors in anime, video games, and other media.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 3 years Early September

As soon as capacity is reached

Course Features & Electives

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.

Voice Acting Artist

Course Description

The Anime Voice Artist Major is a 3-year program designed to train students to become skilled voice actors in the anime industry. The curriculum includes courses on voice acting techniques, character analysis, script reading, and dubbing, just like the Voice Actor Professional Major.

However, the Anime Voice Artist Major focuses more on the artistic and creative aspects of voice acting, with additional courses on singing, performance, and improvisation. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in anime production projects, where they can apply their skills in a real-world setting.

 

Graduates of the Anime Voice Artist Major will be well-prepared to pursue careers as voice actors in anime, video games, and other media, but with a focus on developing their artistic and creative talents.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 3 years Early September

As soon as capacity is reached

Course Features & Electives

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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