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GenkiLINK (High-school CONNECT) package

GenkiLINK is a very special program that facilitates opportunities for interaction with Japanese high school or University students in a variety of scenarios: joining volunteer outreaches together, game nights hosted at our school, English clubs and more depending on availability! GenkiLINK is the number one best way to make Japanese young friends and get to know a little bit more the Japanese educational system.

Looking for a shorter-term course instead? Try these options!

Package Details

 20 lessons/week
  Held on weekdays (Monday-Friday) following the 1 year course schedule
  Starts last Monday of July every year
  Activities during 1 year course holidays.
  Available to students 16-19 years old
  Fukuoka school only
  Students must be Elementary level or higher
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This price includes all school costs, textbook costs, activities costs, health check, and all other fees required to study with us, except accommodation. You will not be required to pay any other fees to study with us.

Course Details

Our core Japanese course, booked and paid in advance for 40 weeks. You'll study 20 class hours per week - two classes focus on grammar, and two classes focus on applying your skills to real-world situations. Classes have a maximum of 8* students, and focus on communication skills for daily life, rather than academic Japanese.

*may be 9 students during peak season for a max of 1 week

Additionally, you'll also be able to meet and make friends with Japanese high school or university students while engaging in a number of fun activities together during the 1 year course scheduled holidays, including:


  • English club
  • Kendo (sword fighting) club
  • ... and many more depending on seasonal availability!

Volunteer outreaches

  • Tree planting
  • Beach/park clean-up
  • Communal scultpure
  • ... and much more!

Yearly schedules


  •  Application deadline 
  • Arrivals
  • Orientation
  • Term 1
  • Activities 1
  • Term 2
  • Activities 2
  • Term 3
  • Activities 3
  • Term 4



  • Application deadline 20 February 2025 
  • Arrivals20 Jul - 27 Jul 2025
  • Orientation28 Jul 2025
  • Term 128 Jul - 3 Oct 2025
  • Activities 16 Oct - 10 Oct 2025
  • Term 213 Oct - 19 Dec 2025
  • Activities 222 Dec - 26 Dec 2025
  • Term 35 Jan - 13 Mar 2026
  • Activities 316 Mar - 03 Apr 2026
  • Term 406 Apr - 19 Jun 2026



  • Application deadline
  • Arrivals
  • Orientation
  • Term 110 weeks
  • Activities 11 week
  • Term 210 weeks
  • Activities 21 week (1 week interim holiday)
  • Term 310 weeks
  • Activities 33 weeks
  • Term 410 weeks (1 week interim holiday)

Terms & conditions

As this course is already discounted, other discounts (returner's discount, group discount, etc.) do not apply to this course.

Payment must be made in advance for at least 6 months' tuition.

In case of cancellation after the start of the program, refunds will be given for any terms that have not yet begun. No refund will be given for terms that have already begun. Please note that these conditions are different from our standard refund conditions.

Begin the journey of a lifetime. Speak Japanese, live Japan.

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