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The capital of Japan since the Edo Period (1602)… Today it is the modern, world renowned financial and political center of Japan.
Tokyo’s countless commercial and cultural sites have created a unique Japanese pop subculture which includes traditional cuisine, manga, anime, and Idols (superstar entertainers), among others.
Tokyo’s modern culture and arts are continually evolving, providing a unique opportunity to absorb the Japanese language as you enjoy the lively Japanese urban lifestyle.
The ancient Imperial Capital of Japan.
Kyoto holds many of Japan’s most famous ancient historical sites, where one can truly experience “Traditional Japan” in its various forms.
Kyoto is the very best location for those wanting to discover Japan’s traditional history as you study language and culture.
Capital and most populous city of Kyūshū, third of the four largest Japanese islands.
For centuries its port has been the contact point with th “the continent” (South Korea and China) given its geographical location, which is the reason why it still represents a cultural and avant-garde centre.
It is a city known in Japan for the quality of life and the peoples’ positivity.
In the history of Japan, the city of Osaka has long been the main centre of commerce and industry.
To this day, is second to Tokyo in importance, whereas third city of Japan to Tokyo and Yakohama in population size.
Accorded by the Japanese as the “capital of good food”, some of the most popular typical dishes in the area are okonomiyaki and takoyaki.
Japan’s own tropical paradise…
Surrounded by ocean, the famous pacific island, Okinawa has enjoyed the influence of many different cultures… unique to anywhere else in Japan.
Okinawa is the ideal location for those wanting to study while enjoying tropical island life.
Nagoya is located at the center of Honshu (the main island of Japan) with a population of 2.24 million. Nagoya has a long history and is the birthplace of three notable feudal lords, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. Traditional industries like ceramics and textiles as well as key modern industries like automobiles, aviation and machine tools have also developed in Nagoya, and Nagoya plays an important role in Japan’s industrial society. Today, Nagoya continues to draw attention and keeps on developing as a Japanese international city.
Home to the majestic Matsumoto Castle, Nagano is well-known for its historical landmarks and museums.
Nagano also provides a myriad of sites where one can enjoy the local culture… surrounded by nature. Nagano is also famous for its many hot springs and resorts.
Located in what is known as the “Japan Alps”, Nagano is the ideal location for those who love the outdoors. Enjoy activities such as skiing or snowboarding in the winter… as well as seasonal trekking, rafting, paragliding… and more at the study location in Nagano.
Located in Hokkaido, the northernmost of the islands of the Japanese archipelago , Sapporo represents the fifth largest city in Japan in size.
This city is recommended for those who love snowy destinations, and of course , of winter sports of which this city hosted the Olympics in 1972 becoming famous all over the world.