visual japanese learning

Online JLPT Course

Prepare to take and pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Reach the JLPT N5 level in just 3 months!

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What you will learn
  • Master vocabulary, grammar and kanji required for passing the JLPT.
  • Acquire the listening skills necessary to comprehend short conversations.
  • Test-taking strategies and other helpful tips to improve your overall score.

The Online JLPT Preparation Course is specifically designed to learn Japanese language points and elements required for the JLPT. Classes take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm to 8:30pm JST (UTC+9)

The lessons include vocabulary, kanji, grammar, text comprehension and listening.

You will work on digital contents to measure your understanding, and the teacher will put focus on the elements that the student has the most difficulty with.

A final practical exam will be held to be sure that you are ready for the test.

Students should have a minimum of 150 study hours of Japanese prior to enrolling in the course. If you’d like, contact us for a level test if you’re unsure if you qualify.

Current available level: N5

30 Hour Program | Cost: JPY 49,500

100% Online

Take classes from anywhere.

Certified teachers

Native instructors from Tokyo.

Shareable certificate

Certificate upon completion.

30-hour course

Lessons held twice a week.

"Sasaki Sensei is the best Japanese teacher I have ever had! She is so passionate about teaching, very devoted and always cheerful. Her slides were brilliant to explain grammar through examples. I hope I can meet her one day to thank her for all her time preparing for our classes."


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Unique teaching method

We've developed a unique visual learning system, proven effective for teaching Japanese to foreigners.

Recognized Institute

100% certified and authorized by the Japanese Ministry of Education and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

More than 45 years of experience

Trusted by more than 10,000 students coming from more than 50 countries from around the world.

Classroom Requirements

Internet Access

Please make sure you have access to a strong enough internet connection that will allow you to see and hear a video stream.


PC, tablet or smartphone is necessary to attend online classes. Headphones are recommended for listening practice but are not mandatory.

Japanese level

Please check the course overview before applying to see if you meet the minimum Japanese language requirements for this class.


This course will be conducted using Zoom or Google Meet. Please download this software for class. No additional purchase necessary.

  • 30-hour course
  • JLPT classes are given twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. JST (UTC + 9).

    Questions? Contact us

    Frequently asked questions

    The maximum number is 15 students per class.
    Yes, you can! For new students with no Japanese experience, we also offer a hiragana and katakana mini course that runs simultaneously with your regular beginner Japanese course.
    Yes, you can! If you already know some Japanese, you can enroll at any time during the semester. Contact us if you would like to enroll after the semester has begun.
    In order to fully immerse students in the language, our teachers generally only speak in Japanese during class time. We find that this is the most effective way to quickly and accurately learn Japanese. However, for students with no experience attending our beginner courses, our teachers may provide limited explanations in English and a few other languages. Some digital contents may be translated in English, French and Spanish as well. We're also working on adding additional languages to support each new term.
    Yes, we can issue an official certficate of completion with our school stamp.
    Yes, we're happy to help! We have an online placement test we can give you to determine which Japanese course is best for you. Please contact us to request a placement test.
    For group lessons, absences can not be made up at a later date or credited back to you. However, as a courtesy, we can record the lesson if you contact us at least 24 hours before the class starts.
    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. Enrolled students are given emergency contact information for online issues, absences, billing, and all other technical support.

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