48 Japanese Language Schools in Japan - Ranking 2023

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48 Best language schools in Japan (ranked based on student reviews)


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Interesting information about Japan

The island nation of Japan in East Asia is comprised of over 3000 islands. Contrary to what you would expect, Japan is one of the easiest countries to travel around. If you like traditional culture visit Kyoto and Nara and get your fill of temples, shrines, tea ceremonies and museums. If you prefer modern culture and technology visit Tokyo, Osaka or Niseko and enjoy the trend-setting cafés and fabulous sushi restaurants. You will love the hospitality of the Japanese people.

Key Facts about Japan

Population: 126,530,000
Capital: Tokyo
Time zone: GMT +9
Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0071 EUR)
Telephone country code: +81
Name of country in Japanese: 日本
Largest cities in Japan:
  • 1. Tokyo: 8,300,000
  • 2. Yokohoma: 3,600,000
  • 3. Osaka: 2,600,000
  • 4. Nagoya: 2,200,000
  • 5. Sapporo: 1,900,000
Visa requirements data last updated on .
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Japan in your country. List of embassies and consulates of on the official website - .
Largest international airport in Japan:
Narita International Airport (NRT): 63 km. from Tokyo city center
universities: 702 (rankings of universities in Japan)
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Japan average): 367.15 ¥
    (36% cheaper than in United Kingdom)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 100 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

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Questions and answers about Utsunomiya

  • We only work with accredited schools, not just Japanese, so we can recommend any of the schools we work with, although the main thing we take into account when recommending one school or another are the evaluations, the experiences of our former students, which can be consulted on our website.
  • No, high school diplomas are not required, but are often an advantage in student visa approval.
  • In order to apply for a student visa in Japan the minimum length requirement is 1 year.
    Lisa Lebret, Language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Mar 24, 2022
  • In order to apply for a student visa in Japan the minimum length requirement is 1 year.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Mar 24, 2022

FAQ about schools in Japan

  • Genki Japanese and Culture School has received the best overall rating in Fukuoka.
  • Kyoto JaLS, located in Fukutoku Bldg.2F, 670 Tearaimizu-cho, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto has been voted as the school with the best location in Japan.
  • In Japan the following courses are offered specifically for business Japanese: Business Japanese Group, Business Japanese Private.
  • Schools in Japan offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Other exams, JLPT.
  • 18763¥ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Japanese course in Japan. The average cost of a language course in Japan is 27,523¥ per week.
  • We do not take part in making travel arrangements - the student must do this on his/her own. Upon arrival, most schools can help arrange airport transfers for an additional fee.
  • We currently work with schools offering Junior programmes for students from 13 years old and above. If you are looking for Japanese courses for students under the age of 13, the best option would be to go for an immersion programme at the a teacher's house. This type of progamme welcome students from age 5 and provides excellent private courses.
    Madly Simba, FR Consultant from LanguageCourse.net - Jul 28, 2022
  • Yes we offer a selection of junior courses in Japan. Please contact one of our agents in order to receive all the details.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Jun 28, 2022
  • To join a Japanese beginners course the minimum requirement is knowing and understanding the hiragana and katakana alphabet.
    Robin Rebecca Pietersma, Dutch Consultant from Languagecourse.net - Jul 05, 2021
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