The Most Affordable Japanese Lessons in Tokyo

start saving 30% - 60% on your Japanese lessons.

1500 Yen Group Lessons

3000 Yen Private Lessons

2 Locations in Tokyo

No Enrollment or Hidden Fees

Quality Textbooks & Certified Teachers

Monthly Contracts

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Ready to get back to the classroom?

We are too! However, your safety comes first.

Japan Switch is aiming to resume lessons at our Shinjuku and Gotanda / Shinagawa branch from May 2020.

While you are safe at home, we are offering online lessons and are accepting new students. Get ahead start on learning Japanese in April with us.


To protect our students and staff from the spread of COVID-19, Japan Switch has made the decision to temporarily move our lessons online.

Period for Remote Lessons : April 1st - April 30th.

We will reopen the Shinjuku and Gotanda branch in May.

Hours of Operations : Lessons will be held during the normal hours of operation.

Shinjuku Branch : Weekdays 09:30 - 1:30 PM
Gotanda Branch : Weekdays 09:00 - 1:00 PM

Note : If you are not feeling well, please visit the World Health Organization page on Corona Virus. If you would like more information, here is a link to official Japanese government statistics.

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Get a head start on your Japanese

Don't let the Corona Virus stop you from learning the Japanese language.

Why take Japanese Language Lessons?

Looking for a cheaper alternative to Japanese language schools in Tokyo? Our Japanese language lessons can help set you on the path to make the switch from new foreigner or outsider in Japan to using Japanese for work and your everyday life in Tokyo.

Reason 1 : Support and Community

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Become Indendent

We want to support you from being a beginner Japanese learner using English and gestures to communicate to someone who speaks Japanese everyday.

We have a special website for students and blog where we provide ideas and resources on how to learn Japanese not only in class, but also on your own, and help you develop confidence and go out there and speak Japanese.

Monthly Events

Want to meet Japanese people? We organize monthly events in Tokyo for our students at Japan Switch.

Reason 2 : Save 30 - 60% on Lessons

We provide the most affordable morning and noon weekday Japanese lessons in Tokyo.

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Affordable Japanese Language Lessons

Group Lessons

  • 1500 Yen Group Lessons (50 minutes)
  • 2Lessons a Day

Private Lessons

  • 3000 Yen Private Lessons (50 minutes)

Sales tax has not been included in the price.

No Surprise or Added Costs
  • No entrance or registration fees.
  • No hidden fees
  • No contract cancellation fees.
Lesson Price Calculator

Calculate your monthly group and private lesson fees using our monthly tuition estimation calculator here.

Reason 3 : Monthly Contracts

Our monthly renewing membership contracts make it easy for you to start learning without making a long-term commitment.

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Monthly Membership

Say goodbye to 6 to 12 month contracts with our monthly renewing membership plans.

You can study for one month, take a break, and come back and when you are ready.

Change Your Plan

You can increase or decrease lessons, or switch from group to private lessons from month to month.

Free Make Up Lessons

All students receive a free make up lesson every month in case you miss a lesson that month.

Reason 4 : Lessons and Textbooks

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Winning Textbooks

Our Japanese lesson textbooks were developed in-house over more than 10 years by our partner Coto Language Academy. Check out the textbooks here.

Certified Teachers

Our teachers have been certified by our partner and have passed their first level of Japanese teacher training in Tokyo.


Reason 5 : Two Locations

We are providing affordable Japanese classes at two locations in Tokyo.

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Shinjuku Branch

Our Shinjuku branch has more than 140 active Japanese language students and is the place where everything started.

Gotanda / Shinagawa Branch

Our Gotanda / Shinagawa branch opened in October 2019 and is located between 2 minutes from JR Gotanda on the Yamanote Line.

3 Different Japanese Courses

From group lessons to one-on-one private lessons, we have a course for you. For students who are busy, you can come once a week. For those who have a focused goal take private lessons or our super course.

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Group Classes

  • 0 Yen Entrance Fee
  • One Group Lesson a Week
  • 50 Minute Group Lessons
  • 12000 Yen Monthly for 8 Lessons
  • Small Classes up to 7 students
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Private Classes

  • 0 Yen Entrance Fee
  • One Private Lesson a Week
  • 50 Minute Private Lessons
  • 12000 Yen Monthly for 4 Lessons
  • Learn at Your Own Pace
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Super Course

  • 0 Yen Entrance Fee
  • Multiple lessons weekly
  • From 24000 Yen monthly

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Why Such Affordable Rates?

We are the right place for morning and noon Japanese learners in Shinjuku and Gotanda. Here is how we are able to reduce costs compared to Japanese language schools in Tokyo and pass those savings to you. Make the switch and join our Japanese classes.

  • 1. Lowered Administration Costs

    We are using our English school infrastructure to support Japan Switch. Examples include using the same reservation system for substitute lessons.

  • 2. No Pressured Sales

    We are confident that we offer the best deal in town, so there is no need to do pressured sales.

  • 3. Lowered Development Costs

    Our partnership with the awesome Coto Language Academy has enabled us to provide quality lesson materials and reduce material development costs.

  • 4. Morning Japanese Lessons

    We are using our English schools in Tokyo during its off hours to offer Japanese lessons.

Start improving your speaking skills with us

Your Alternative to Japanese Language Schools in Tokyo

Japan Switch is your alternative to joining a Japanese language school in Tokyo. We have two branches in Tokyo that provides provides affordable Japanese lessons for foreigners who want to learn Japanese in Shinjuku or Gotanda. We are the best choice for someone looking for a Japanese language school in Tokyo but wants to learn for a cheaper price through combining self-study and lessons in person. We provide affordable group Japanese lessons for 1500 yen for a 50 minute group lesson and 3000 yen for a 50 minute private lesson.


Although our Japanese lessons are cheap and affordable, our teachers are caring and supportive, and our teaching and learning materials have been designed for foreigners learning Japanese taking group or private lessons . We provide Japanese lessons to beginner Japanese learners up to a low intermediate level N3 in Shinjuku, Tokyo.


In addition to providing lessons, we also host international events in Tokyo and will also be doing Japanese cultural events. For those who want to learn Japanese in a relaxed and convenient environment at a school near you. Japan Switch is the place to help you make the switch from a foreigner centered environment to making more Japanese friends and customers.


Opening Days : Monday - Friday


Locations : 

Shinjuku Branch : 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Gotanda Branch : 09:00 AM - 1:00 PM