June 4th - June 24th

Adventure Japan

Go Wild in Japan
Organized by: Go! Go! Nihon

The Adventure Japan Study Trip takes your back in time to experience the dramatic history of Japan. Whether you want to be a ninja or a samurai, this study trip gives you the chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to master the country’s ancient arts as well as the language. You’ll also get a chance to go wild and try the modern side of adventure with go-karting, mini motorcycles, and mechanical bulls. This is the perfect chance to study with fellow adventurers and form your own samurai clan. Studying in the heart of Nippori, at one of our biggest language schools with a comfortable and modern learning environment, it’s the perfect complement to your adventures.

Play

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Adventure Japan activities get your blood pumping, with Samurai and Ninja challenges, as well as go-karting and batting for the more modern warrior.

Study

Akamonkai 2 (1)
Akamonkai is the biggest Japanese language school in Tokyo. Located in Nippori on the Yamanote line, it's a breeze to access many exciting Tokyo locations.

Live

Dormitory
Single-gender dormitory-style rooms are included with this course, giving you a chance to get to know your course mates even better.

Length

This 3 week long course will give you the perfect balance of study and fun with planned activities so you don't have to worry about anything.

Schedule

The classes are run between 9.00-12.20 each day. This regular schedule keeps you focused on your studies and gives you the afternoon to practice what you've learnt.

Level

Students should have a established knowledge of hiragana and katakana, have an understanding of around 50-100 kanji and basic sentence structure. For more information on course levels please get in touch to check the course is suitable for you.

Group Discount

Book with a friend and you'll receive a group discount of 15,000 yen each! For groups of 3 or more you could save up to 60,000 yen between you.

Activity Schedule

    Week One

    Edo Museum

    Educate yourself

    Learn about the history of the Edo period and its influence on modern-day Japan at the Edo Museum.
    Kyudo

    Fire an arrow with Kyudo

    Archery or 'Kyudo' is harder than it looks. Can you shoot straight or will you 'quiver' in your boots trying out this ancient samurai martial art?
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    Race around in go-karts

    Whether it's a need for speed or wanting to take out a little frustration, this combo activity sorts both out. Try out your go-karting skills and race your new friends.

    Week Two

    Karaoke

    Sing your heart out at Karaoke

    Get together and pick your favourite songs to sing along to. All the hits you can't get out of your head both Japanese and International!
    Izakaya dining

    Chow down at an Izakaya

    An izakaya is a traditional Japanese tavern most people go to after work with their colleagues for food and drinks.
    Paddy Field Planting

    Plant a paddy field

    Rice is at the centre of many people's diets in Japan. Why not be a part of this by helping to plant a traditional paddy field out in the Japanese countryside.

    Week Three

    Taiko drumming

    Be Loud and Learn Taiko

    Traditional Japanese drums commonly known as Taiko are great for making some noise. Watch some professionals at work, then give it a go yourself and see if you have the rhythm.
    Sume Wrestling

    Sugoi Sumo

    See the sumo wrestlers in action at the Sumo training academy and learn about this historic sport by watching it in action.
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    Go Wild at Spocha

    Go wild at this massive entertainment centre and enjoy everything from mini motorcycles to game arcades and mechanical bulls.
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    Become a Ninja or Samurai

    Think you've got what it takes to be a ninja or samurai? Can you hit the target with Shuriken and stealthly hide from your enemies or would you go out on the battlefield with your katana swinging?

    Choose your plan

    • Dine out at an Izakaya Izakaya Tokyo No trip to Japan is complete without a trip to a traditional Izakaya for an after-school drink. Bond with your fellow travellers over a drink and some delicious food.
    • Sing your heart out at Karaoke Karaoke singing Get together and pick your favourite songs to sing along to. All the hits you can't get out of your head both Japanese and International!
    • Watch Sumo in Action Come along to the Sumo training academy to see them in action and understand how it all works.
    • Expand your mind at the Edo Museum Edo Museum The Edo period was known for it's changing politics and culture and so much more. Learn about the period of history that shaped modern-day Japan in the newly renovated Edo-Tokyo museum.
    • Race around in go-karts Whether it's a need for speed or wanting to take out a little frustration, this combo activity sorts both out. Try out your go-karting skills and race your new friends.
    • Go Wild at Spocha Go wild at this massive entertainment centre and enjoy everything from mini motorcycles to game arcades and mechanical bulls.
    • Become a Ninja or Samurai Think you've got what it takes to be a ninja or samurai? Can you hit the target with Shuriken and stealthly hide from your enemies or would you go out on the battlefield with your katana swinging?
    • Be Loud and Learn Taiko Taiko drumming Traditional Japanese drums commonly known as Taiko are great for making some noise. Watch some professionals at work, then give it a go yourself and see if you have the rhythm.
    • Fire an arrow with Kyudo Kyudo Japanese Archery Archery or 'Kyudo' is harder than it looks. Can you shoot straight or will you 'quiver' in your boots trying out this ancient samurai martial art?
    • Plant a paddy field Rice is at the centre of many people's diets in Japan. Why not be a part of this by helping to plant a traditional paddy field out in the Japanese countryside.
    • Airport Pick Up
    • Data Sim Card
    • Travel/Health Insurance
    • Language Classes
    • Basic Accommodation
    • Activity Transportation
    • Dedicated App
    Total Cost

    Bronze

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    ¥ 263000

    Silver

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    ¥ 275000

    Gold

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    ¥ 325500

    *Application fee included in the price.

    We offer three different plans so you can pick your own experience. Choose the Bronze Plan focuses on studying, and freedom, it gives you a chance to explore your new home at your own pace. Select the Silver Plan includes extra activities for more fun and gives a good balance between free time, study and fun. Picking the Gold Plan will give you the complete experience of living and studying in Japan. You don’t have to worry about a thing, from the time you’re picked up at the airport you can relax, learn and enjoy yourself. You can participate in all the activities, have lots of chances to meet Japanese people, and make new lifelong friends.

    N.B.: All Plans include school lessons, accommodation, travel/health insurance and transportation fees (during the activities). Flights are not included in the price.

    What You Need To Know

    Study Trip Dates
    From June 4th
    To June 24th
    Application Deadline
    April 6th
    School Dates
    First Day
    June 5th
    Last Day
    June 22nd
    Age Limit For Joining The Course
    Students must be 18 years old by the time the course commences.
    Free Time
    Teaching hours for Akamonkai are each morning between 9-12.20 so outside of the scheduled activities you'll have plenty of free time to explore the city for yourself.
    Accomodation Dates
    Move-in Date
    June 4th between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm
    (If you arrive earlier you will need to find other accommodation by yourself until the move-in date)
    Move-out Date
    June 24th
    (If you leave Japan after this date you will need to find other accommodation by yourself)
    Pick-Up Service at the Airport
    The pick up service from Narita or Haneda is included in the price for Gold Plan students. Students must arrive between 9am and 4pm. If your flight arrives after 4pm, unfortunately, we are not able to offer the service.
    This service is optional for bronze and silver plan students for a fee of 21,000yen. Contact us for more information.