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You'll never be bored in Japan

We offer a number of activities every day of the week (and some on weekends), both paid and completely free, guaranteeing that you'll never have a bored moment at school. See the list of example activities below, or check out a sample weekly schedule at GenkiJACS might look like.

Free activities

  • Language exchange program
    We pair students up with a Japanese native speaker to make friends and practise their language
  • Language lounge
    Weekly language exchange event with Japanese residents learning English. *Only in Fukuoka
  • Movie night
    Once per week, Japanese movie screening in the student lounge, with free popcorn
  • City tour
    Once per week, our staff show students around the city
  • Game nights
    Learn hanafuda, goh, shogi and more, held around once a month
  • Public holiday field trips
    A free field trip on every public holiday means you'll never be bored!
  • Festivals
    Join traditional seasonal Japanese festivals when available, usually accompanied by staff, sometimes over weekends

Paid activities

  • Culture module classes
    Even if students are not taking the Culture courses, they may be able to register for them once at the school. 12,000 yen per Saturday.
  • Weekly Friday party
    Usually at a traditional Japanese restaurant or at GenkiJACS, with our staff, or Japanese volunteers
  • Bowling/karaoke/international exchange parties
    Usually arranged by students, sometimes accompanied by school staff or Japanese students
  • Concerts & Events
    We sometimes receive special discounted tickets for students to concerts and events around the city. These are available at reception on a first-come first-serve basis so get 'em while they're hot!
  • Sports watching
    If watching a baseball or soccer match in Japan has always been your dream, you might be able to do so for free! Check regularly at reception, we may have some comps available.

* actual activities may differ


Free city tour


Free lecture class (Japanese history)


Visit a Japanese high school


Watch a Japanese movie at school


Friday party at Izakaya

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About Us

Accredited and award-winning Japanese school in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka and Nagoya. Learn real-world, communicative Japanese in small, intimate classes. Kickstart the journey of a lifetime in Japan, or bring your existing skills to new levels.

Head Office

Hakataekihigashi 1-16-23,
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi 812-0013,

+81 (0)92 472 0123

Tokyo School

Hanazono Bldg 3F, Shinjuku 5-17-6,
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022,

+81 (0)3 6457 3554

Kyoto School

Hayashi Bldg 2F, Shimizuchō (Kawaramachidōri), 454-1,
Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi 600-8025,

+81 (0)75-353-0003


Meieki-Nagata Bldg 4F, Meieki 3-26-19, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya 450-0002,

+81 (0)52-433-3152