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Students rated schools in Tokyo overall:
4.3/5.0 (34 reviews)
JCLI Japanese Language School, Tokyo
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Located in Shinjuku, in the very heart of Tokyo close to major train stations. The school has three buildings within a few minutes walking distance from each other. More

Quality of teaching:3.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
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ISI Language School, Tokyo
Toshima-ku
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The school is located in the Takadanobaba area which is filled with schools and universities. There are a lot of restaurants and entertainment options for young people. It is just 5 minutes away from... More

Quality of teaching:4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.5/5.0
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Genki Japanese and Culture School, Tokyo

Located in the heart of Shinjuku, Japan's most exciting place! Hundreds of restaurants, bars, karaoke bars and more are within walking distance. Despite this, the school is an oasis of calm, as it is... More

Quality of teaching:4.5/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.1/5.0
Course Categories (4)Accommodation (4)Facilities (14)
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Tokyo

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
Course Categories (3)Accommodation (1)
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Tokyo: It may be expensive, but Tokyo is guaranteed to be unlike anything you've ever seen or been to before. Tokyo is a place where the urgent rhythms of consumer culture collide with the quieter moments that linger from older traditions. Home to over 12 million people, Tokyo has spots of tranquility and beautiful detail that amaze and astonish. This is a city with a history and a heart that captivates every visitor.

Key Facts about Tokyo

Population: 8,337,000 Inhabitants

Time zone: +19h. (GMT +9)

Region: Tōkyō,

Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0090 USD)

Name of city in Japanese: 東京

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

Tokyo quality of life rating:
4.8/5.0  (162 reviews by our former students)

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:83* (17% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:71* (29% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:92* (8% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Japan average):361.16 ¥ (36% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 100 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

Tokyo International (HND) - 17 km. from Tokyo city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 60 minutes, 1 020,00 JPY, 45 minutes.

Main stops: Haneda Airport Terminal 1, Toyosu – Toyosu, Tsukishima, Sakuradamon, Ichigaya, Edogawabashi

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Every 15 minutes, 1 132,00 JPY, 55 minutes.

Main stops: Haneda Airport Terminal 1, Ryutsu Center, Hamamatsucho – Daimon(Tokyo), Tsukijishijo, Tsukishima, Kiyosumi-Shirakawa, Morishita(Tokyo), Shin-Okachimachi, Ueno-Okachimachi, Ushigome-Kagurazaka

Narita International (NRT) - 63 km. from Tokyo city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 1 900,00 JPY, 55 minutes.

Main stops: Narita Airport Terminal 2, Tokyo

Every 20 minutes, 1 000,00 JPY, 65 minutes.

Main stops: Narita Airport Terminal 2, Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Honolulu International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Portland, San Diego International, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
  • New Zealand: Auckland International
  • Australia: Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith
  • Canada: Calgary, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
  • United Kingdom: London Heathrow
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

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Events in TokyoBest time to take a language course in Tokyo

September

Sumo Grand Tournament
Sumo Grand Tournament

09 Sep. 2018 - 23 Sep. 2018The main sumo wrestling event, the Sumo Grand Tournament is held in 4 mayor Japanese cities every year. It attracts thousands of fans, both Japanese and tourists with a passion for this singular sport uniting respect, honour and tradition. Tokyo hosts 3 tournaments every year, in January, May and September.

Tokyo Game Show
Tokyo Game Show

20 Sep. 2018 - 23 Sep. 2018The Tokyo Game Show, or TGS, is one of the largest in the world, and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This trade show is open to the general public only on the last two days of the event when they organise many different activities for game lovers, including workshops and cosplay contests.

January

World Hobby Fair
World Hobby Fair

Jan. 2019A fair bringing together the world's most famous toy, video game and board game makers to present their newest games. The World Hobby Fair is very popular among children and young adults. There are shows, workshops and competitions to keep everyone entertained.

March

Hanami
Hanami

20 Mar. 2019 - 05 Apr. 2019Hanami is the cherry blossom season, a very important event in all of Japan. People gather in parks and gardens to gaze at the beautiful cherry trees and have massive picnics. The season is particularly pleasant in Tokyo with the city adorned in elegant little flowers: an event that really shouldn't be missed.

July

Shitamachi Tanabata Matsuri
Shitamachi Tanabata Matsuri

Jul. 2019Also known as the Star Festival, this event is held every year in Tokyo at the beginning of July to celebrate the legend of Altair and Vega, two stars in love with each other who can only meet once a year in the Milky Way. Thousands of people parade in traditional, colourful costumes to dance, beat drums and plunge the city into a festive and joyful atmosphere.

August

Comiket
Comiket

Aug. 2019This Comic Market, Comiket for short, takes place twice a year in Tokyo and is the largest gathering of manga fans in the world. In the huge covered market, professional and amateur mangakas are on equal footing, with this perfect opportunity to sell self-published, limited edition works, while outside cos players parade in the costumes of their favorite manga heroes.

Super Yosakoi
Super Yosakoi

Aug. 2019The full name of this event which takes place every August is the Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi Festival. It is a festival of the traditional Yosakoi dance, where troops of dancers perform their exuberant and colourful choreographies in a joyful atmosphere.

What to do in Tokyo

Tokyo Sky Tree
Tokyo Sky Tree
Senso-ji
Senso-ji
Edo-tokyo Museum
Edo-tokyo Museum
Shibuya Crossing
Shibuya Crossing
Sumo Wrestling
Sumo Wrestling
Shibuya
Shibuya
Shinjuku
Shinjuku
Ginza
Ginza
Omotesando
Omotesando
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