Genki Japanese and Cultural School has three campuses. The main and historical campus is in Fukuoka, other three campuses are in Tokyo, Kyoto and Nagano.

The GenkiJacs Fukuoka Japanese Language School accredited and award-winning school. The school offer flexible schedule, student can take course from 1-week to a year or longer up to 18 months according to their schedule and needs. The school hire only the best teachers and perform regular training. Quality courses and small numbers of students in each class (maximum 8 could be 9 student during peak season for a short period of time,) are two of the reasons why this school is one of the most renowned Japanese language schools for international students. Unlike all other Japanese schools, 90% of school’s student are from OECD countries. 


The GenkiJacs Fukuoka is located just minutes from Hakata Station, in the heart of Fukuoka city. It’s a small, relaxed city with few foreigners, creating a perfect environment for immersion. It known for its ancient temple, beaches, modern shopping malls, restaurants, izakaya, bars, clubs, art galleries, music and theater. Fukuoka also famous within Japan for its quality of life and relaxing is one of the most important of that. There’s something for everyone here.


. Small number of students per class (no more than 8)

. Free wireless Internet access

. Study space

. Wii game console with large selection of games

. DVD/TV and large library of DVDs for free rental

. Portable DVD/CD players for independent study

. Free coffee/ tea

. Fully wheelchair accessible


1. Long-term courses (12 months and more)Fukuoka  and Nagano

This course is a great way to stay in Japan for an extended time, improve your Japanese proficiency to a high level. This course is also available to people with other long-term visa such as a Working Holiday visa, Spouse/Dependent visa, etc..

Start January, April, July and October
Length 12 months
Schedule Monday to Friday 9:30~13:10, 11:25~15:50, 14:05~17:45
Number of hours 20 hours/week
Number of students 4-8
Japanese level required Beginners to high beginners
Total for 12 months 990.000 ¥

2. 6-months course Tokyo and Nagano

This special course is one of the the most popular course. In most cases, no special visa is required to stay in Japan for up to 6 months. This course offer a big discount off school's standard Japanese tuition cost. Start dates are limited, but school can sometime be flexible, please contact us for more information.

Start January, April, July, October
Length 6
Schedule Monday to Friday 9:30~13:10, 11:25~15:50, 14:05~17:45
Number of hours 20 hours/week
Number of students 4 to 8
Japanese level required Any level
Total for 6 months 590,000 ¥

3. Core Japanese courses (1 to 6 months) – Tokyo and Kyoto

This standard course uses interesting and modern materials and activities to focus on improving students’ Japanese speaking ability a way that gives students the flexibility to adapt to new situations. Small-group classes are given both inside and outside of the classroom – you will learn essential communication techniques in structured lessons with the teacher, then practice them in real-world situations.
Students can add any of GenkiJACKS exciting modules or addons on top of this course for even more intensive Japanese learning experience.

Japanese + Conversation : Standard Japanese course + 5 hours focused on conversation

Japanese + Traditional Culture : Standard Japanese course + 6 hours of culture (calligraphy, tea ceremony and other cultural activities and Japan history …)

Japonais + Pop Culture : Standard Japanese course + 6 hours of pop culture (including introduction to manga, anime, cosplay …)

Start Contact us
Length Variable – Starting at 2 weeks
Schedule Monday to Friday 9:30~13:10, 11:25~15:50, 14:05~17:45 
Japanese level required Beginners accepted except Conversation
Number of students 4 to 8
Standard Japanese course 32,500 ¥/week (20h/week)
+ Conversation 10,000 ¥/5 extra class week
Traditional Culture
10,000 ¥/6 extra class week
Pop Culture
10,000 ¥/6 extra class week 

4. Online Lessons

Bring a little bit of Japan close to you without buying an expensive ticket to Japan. With GenkiJACS' online video lessons you learn from a highly qualified Japanese teacher, getting the quality of language education you deserve from the comfort of your home (or nest). Online private lessons always have you at the centre. Genkijacs will literally be bridging gaps of space and time to make sure that you can cross oceans and continents with a click of a button.

*Make sure to verify the time difference between Japan and where you are!

Cost for 50 minute lesson – 4,000 yen

Discount for former GenkiJACS students, or students who have already confirmed and paid for future study with Genkijacs – 3,600 yen


GenkiJacs Fukuoka offer activities every day of the week (and some in the weekends). Both paid and completely free. Activities includes language exchange program, language lounge, movie night, city tour, game nights, public Holiday field trips, festivals, weekly Friday party, Bowling, Karaoka etc.


Genki JACS provides various solutions. But we are also here to assist you to find other options. Among the solutions offered by Genki JACS (minimum 2 week-stays):

Breakfast only (price per week)
per extra night 2,150 yen
Breakfast and Dinner (price per week)
per extra night 2,170 yen
Price per week 25,000
per extra night 3,600
Per month 60,000

If you're looking for other Japanese Language Schools, you might also want to check out Nagoya Sky Japanese Language School and Aiwa Language Institute.