Greeting from the Director

Greeting from the DirectorIn the midst of internationalization, for enthusiastic people to gather together to learn, to seek better exchange of ideas and to contribute to the development of culture and industry not only lead to personal enrichment but at the same time represent ideals all people seek. The Academy is founded in Yokohama, a prominent international port city, where access to downtown Tokyo is only 20 minutes. It boasts Minato-Mirai 21 (the New Port City Plan for the 2lst Century) and Pacifico Yokohama (international convention center), Yokohama Museum of Art and Landmark Tower, all of which are located close by the Academy. Our location makes the Academy a perfect institute for Japanese language education which is sure to become a stepping-stone towards a bright future. In this marvelous environment, the Academy strives to cultivate sense of internationalism and open-mindedness as well as provide high quality education in Japanese language and hopes to encourage mutual understanding through Japanese language.