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To educate the professionals who are active in the entertainment world like animation, TV, stage and etc.


We are a school born from the field of entertainment, and we were initially established as the school by the Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS).

Aim to be a voice actor, actor, announcer, dancer and comedian. The curriculum makes a point at practice so that to get the basic knowledge of performance. Students can select from a number of lesson to fit their own direction. They will train the performance and entertainment ability through some programs producing and stages.


  • Animation, manga
  • Media


School address:〒164-0013  1-38-3, Yayoi-cho, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
Other campus, sister school:TOHO GAKUEN Media Training College 
〒168-0063  2-4-1, Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo
TOHO GAKUEN Film Techniques Training College 
〒160-0023  5-25-8, Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
TOHO GAKUEN Sound Technology College 
〒151-0071 4-20-7, Honcho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo


1979 ※TOHO GAKUEN was established

Enrollment time


International student course /term (year)

Variety Show Department / 2 years / 40 students
Dance & Performing Art Department / 2 years /31 students
Acting Performing Art Department / 2 years /40 students
Announcing Department / 2 years /31 students
Broadcasting Voice Actor Department / 2 years / 280 students

School fee

Admission fee
300,000 yen
One year tuition
680,000 yen
other fees
371,250 yen

International student scholarship

New student scholarship system: The school will judge the number with the general result of TOHO GAKUEN International student entrance exam and attendance in Japanese language school. Half of the admission fee will be remitted when enrollment.

Entrance examination

Entrance Exam with the recommendation from Japanese language Schools: screening of application documents, written exam and interview.
General Entrance Exam: screening of application documents, written exam, essay, and interview.
※Applicants to the Variety Show Department must give a performance. Applicants to the Acting Performing Art Department, Announcing Department, and Broadcasting Voice Actor Department must read a script during the interview.

Application form submission

Please inquire through TOHO GAKUEN website (http://www.tohogakuen.ac.jp) , or call the Admission Office (toll-free dial 0120-343-261, from abroad +81-3-3378-7531).

School visit appointment

Please call the Admission Office in advance (toll-free dial 0120-343-261, from abroad +81-3-3378-7531)

School introduction

★As a technical college accredited by the Tokyo metropolitan government, TOHO GAKUEN offers students a chance to seek employment in Japan.
★Specialized education in areas of the  entertainment industry is offered.
★Many graduates are actively working in the world of entertainment.
★The school is closely connected with corporations in the entertainment industry, which is very advantageous when job-hunting or making debuts.
★International students from all over the world study at TOHO GAKUEN.
Please get the detail formhttp://www.tohogakuen.ac.jp/abroad/point/index.php