Akihabara is the epicenter of many aspects of Japanese subculture, from cosplay to anime, and everything in-between, and it will be the site of the Akiba Business School, which will be run by the Tokyo School of Anime, and will teach students about the many aspects of Japanese popular culture.
Students can choose one of the six courses when they enroll, and they are Idol, Idol Producer, Maid & Cosplay Business, Doujinshi, Anime Event Staff, and Anime Producer, and each course has a teaching staff which boast extensive knowledge in their respective fields. And with the school’s idol course, they even have TWO idol groups called Moe7 and SCHOOOOL.
The Idol, Idol Producer, Maid & Cosplay Business, Doujinshi courses are now being offered in the school’s official website, and it is open to all genders and nationalities, however, the forms are in Japanese and knowledge of the language is important.
The Tokyo School of Anime in West Kasai meanwhile will be holding information sessions for the school on February 27 and March 5, 12 and 19. The school is scheduled to open sometime in April 2017. The school is known for teaching voice acting, animation, figure design, sound engineering, anime creation, and the business of anime.
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Japanese school that will teach cosplaying, being an idol, illustrating doujinshi, and more, to open in Akihabara