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September 2nd - September 22nd

Otaku Japan

Channel your inner Goku

Limited spots - Enroll today!

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Organized by: Go! Go! Nihon

Time left to application deadline (July 5th)

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Japan was made for Otaku, geeks and nerds alike, Tokyo is full of delights for anime fans, gamers, and lovers of all things kawaii. The 3-week, Otaku Japan study trip offers all this for its students and more. With trips to Tokyo Game Show and the Ghibli museum and exploring Akihabara, you’ll have all the opportunities to geek out. There’s no better complement to this than lessons at Akamonkai, the largest language school in the Tokyo area. By the time you’re done you’ll be able to explore even more of the Japanese Otaku world than you knew was there.

Play

Odaiba and Spocha
With trips to Ghibli Museum, Tokyo Game Show, and a Robot Restaurant, you'll never be bored on Otaku Japan. Get your imagination racing and keep it going with other activities like VR and Karaoke.

Study

Akamonkai 2 (1)
Lessons for this trip are at Akamonkai, its newly renovated facilities are a great environment for learning Japanese.

Live

Dormitory
Dormitory accommodation is included in the cost of the Otaku study trip to give you a chance to talk all night and geek out with your new friends.

Length

At 3 weeks, it's a good length to mix in study trip activities and your own exploration. It's the perfect season to visit so you won't want to stop.

Schedule

Akamonkai runs morning classes, giving our students free afternoons to try our activities or see what Tokyo has to offer.

Level

All levels are accepted for this trip but we do recommend learning some hiragana and katana before you start. For more information on course levels please get in touch to check that 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

    Themed Restaurant Tokyo

    Dining with a difference at a themed restaurant

    We'll take you for a dining experience with a difference. With lots of themed restaurants to choose from, you'll get a chance to eat themed dishes, enjoy themed menus and decor and sometimes even staff in cosplay.
    Signs in Akihabara Tokyo

    Get lost in the delights of Akihabara

    Akihabara or 'Electric Town' is famous for its bright lights and otaku shops and arcades. Electronics, anime, manga and Jpop, there's so much to explore.
    Tokyo Tower in Japan

    Climb to new heights up Tokyo Tower

    See the wondrous skyline of Tokyo from up high at Tokyo Tower. You'll also have the chance to indulge in the One Piece indoor theme park at the tower.

    Week Two

    Tokyo Robot Restaurant

    Tokyo Robot Restaurant

    Encompassing Japanese pop culture in one crazy night at the Tokyo Robot Restaurant.  Enjoy the sensory overload with lasers, dancing, robots and a lot of neon.
    Totoro in a museum

    Wander and wonder at the Ghibli Museum

    Ghibli brings its characters to life in the studio's own museum. With recreations of scenes and life-size characters, it's a truly wondrous place and a must-see for any anime fan.

    Break Out of the Escape Room

    Work together to solve the puzzles and break out of the Tokyo escape room. You'll get to know your fellow travelers really well.

    Week Three

    Tokyo Game Show event

    Go crazy at Tokyo Game Show

    A must for all the gamers out there. With classics, new releases, big names, and independents, there's a lot to take in and try out at the Tokyo Game Show. The cosplay is pretty cool too!
    Singing 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!
    Maid Cafe Akihabara Tokyo

    Get spoilt at a Maid Cafe

    Get treated like royalty at a maid cafe. This weird and wonderful themed restaurant is very kawaii. Explore the crazy culture with some food and games.
    VR Experience - Tokyo

    Experience VR Gaming

    What better place to try out this cutting-edge technology than Japan. The VR experience lets you get lost in your adventures and compete against your new friends.

    Choose your plan

    • Dining with a difference at a themed restaurant Themed Restaurant Tokyo We'll take you for a dining experience with a difference. With lots of themed restaurants to choose from, you'll get a chance to eat themed dishes, enjoy themed menus and decor and sometimes even staff in cosplay.
    • Go crazy at Tokyo Game Show Tokyo Game Show event A must for all the gamers out there. With classics, new releases, big names, and independents, there's a lot to take in and try out at the Tokyo Game Show. The cosplay is pretty cool too!
    • Get lost in the delights of Akihabara Signs in Akihabara Tokyo Akihabara or 'Electric Town' is famous for its bright lights and otaku shops and arcades. Electronics, anime, manga and Jpop, there's so much to explore.
    • Sing your heart out at Karaoke Singing 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!
    • Get spoilt at a Maid Cafe Maid Cafe Akihabara Tokyo Get treated like royalty at a maid cafe. This weird and wonderful themed restaurant is very kawaii. Explore the crazy culture with some food and games.
    • Climb to new heights up Tokyo Tower