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Tokyo Communication Arts College
Tokyo Communication Arts College, featuring Design・Manga・Game・Animation・Illustration・CG and Car Design courses.

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School Information

Address 5-3-1 Nishikasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0088
TEL(JAPAN) 0120-532-303
E-mail tcainfo@tca.ac.jp
Website https://www.tca.ac.jp/creative/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jikeicom87
Twitter https://twitter.com/TCACRE
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tca_cre/

For International Students

1. JIKEI COM International Center is a department dedicated to the assistance of each international student, providing services in Korean, Mandarin, English, and Indonesian. We will be able to help you through a range of issues, tuition consultation, visa, and accommodation.
2. Japanese language classes are available every Monday. (Preparation for JLPT N1 Test)
3. Our campus is located in Nishi-Kasai, Edogawa ward about 1 minute from the Tozai Line Nishi-Kasai station. Besides, we are also close to Tokyo station about 15 minutes by subway; and close to Kasai Seaside Park and Tokyo Disneyland.
4. Every weekend, you can visit our open campus to join school tour sessions and enjoy trial lessons.
5. We constantly have teachers who can speak Korean, Mandarin, and English! You can feel reassured to ask for help.
6. There are senior international students who would help you during the classes.
7. The title of "Advanced Diploma" similar to a university graduate is awarded on graduating in a 4-year program.
8. TCA is authorized as an appropriate school by Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau.

School Features

1. Based on the “School-Industry Cooperation Education system”, we cultivate human resources that the industries demand. Not to mention the required technique and knowledge, students will also learn manners and professional mindset necessary through the practical lessons like company assignments and internships.
2. All the lecturers are professionals who play an active part in the frontline so that the latest circumstances of industries will be taken into the classes.
3. All machine and equipment specifications are for the professionals and the students can learn in the real professional environment to get ready for business. All equipment and facilities are available for free, and the school will be open for 24 hours for students to use in a specific period.
4. Don't worry about your healthcare! Students of our school who join the National Health Insurance can go to our affiliated hospital, Keiseikai Clinic free of charge for consultation or treatment which specializes in internal medicine and dental care.
5. Private dormitories are available! Even for those living on their own for the first time, we promise to deliver a lifestyle that is convenient, safe, and relaxing from our dormitories. You will be able to study in peace.
6. For international students, we fully support you to find a job.
7. Through the year you can enjoy a lot of our events, such as "the Friendship Program", the opportunity you can communicate with other international students and Japanese students. You would be satisfied with not only your studies but also your school life.

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Faculties, Departments, and Courses

Super Creator Department (4-year program) 

Super Technology World

  • Design & Technology Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Mechanical Designer & CG Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Comic Illustration Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Novel & Scenario Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Furniture Design & Technology Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Super eEntertainment World

  • Game Graphics & Illustration Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Game Programmer / Planner & VR Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Game and Video Data Scientist Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • VFX / CG / Video Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Animation Master Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Automobile Design Department (4 Years) 

Automobile Design World

  • Car Design Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Car Modeling Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Motorcycle Design & Modeling Major
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Creative Design Department (3 Years) 

Design World

  • Graphic Design Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Illustrator Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Manga / Illustration World

  • Digital Illustration and Manga Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Manga Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Comic Illustration Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years

e-Entertainment Department (3 Years) 

Game World

  • Game Graphics & Character Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Game Programmer Major 
    Coed Daytime 3 years

CG, Video and Animation World

  • 3DCG Creator Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Animation Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Video & Image Creator Major
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Curriculum Features

1. Company project: Since our establishment, we have worked with over 1400 companies to provide our students with the opportunity to experience how professionals work, equipping students with the skill they need to be effective in the field.
2. Special Industry Seminars: Aim for employment and debut beyond your goal by learning from the industry's finest talents, absorbing the necessary knowledge and experience from a hands-on approach.
3. Double Major Curriculum: This system allows you to take classes other than your initial major, giving you space to calibrate your classes to your goals, and broaden your future prospects!
4. Overseas Training Program: Attend workshops at our overseas partner schools, limited only to this program, and gain invaluable experience. Make yourself internationally relevant with world-level stimulation and cultural experiences.
5. Employment Support: Our Career Center provides a rich database of career opportunities, like internships, joint enterprise seminars, and other measures to help our students secure employment.
6. Debut Support: Realize your dreams of a professional debut with practical courses at our Debut Center, guided along with the support of various publishing companies.

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Tuition and Fees

First Year Tuition Fees
※ 2023 April
JPY 1,600,800 ~ 1,750,800
※Teaching materials, textbooks, health management costs are not included.

Scholarships and Honor Students System

JASSO

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Benefit
Amount
1 Year: JPY 48,000/month
Repayment Method
No repayment necessary
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
Students whose academic performance, attitude, and attendance are recognized as being particularly good may apply through school recommendations.

Kyoritsu International Foundation Scholarship for self-sponsored International Students

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Benefit
Amount
2 Years: JPY 100,000/month
Repayment Method
No repayment necessary
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
Students of Asian nationality who are recognized as being in particularly good academic performance, attitude, and attendance may apply upon school recommendation.

Designated School Recommendation

Stipend/Loan, Interest-free/Loan, Interest-bearing/Exemption
Exempt
Amount
JPY 30,000 as examination fee will be exempted
Repayment Method
No repayment necessary
Application Requirements, Selection Process, etc.
This is a system for students whose first preference is this school, and who are expected to graduate from a Japanese language school designated by this school.
①More than 90% attendance rate.
②Having clear goals and targets and can work hard with passion in the area they want to move forward.
③Having Japanese language ability does not interfere with studying at this school.

Entrance Examination

AO Application

Application Period
AO Entry: 1st of June (Wed) 2022 ~
AO Application period: 1st of September (Thu) 2022 ~
※The entrance examination will be administered from September. Closes once maximum capacity is reached.
Selection Process, etc.
For further information please refer to our brochure or contact us.

General Application, Designated school recommendation, School recommendation

Application Period
1st of October (Sat) 2022~
※Admissions will be conducted from October to March. Close once maximum capacity is reached.
Selection Process, etc.
Japanese language test, interview, and document selection
For further information please refer to our brochure or contact us.

Access

Main Campus

Address
5-3-1 Nishikasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0088 MAP
Access
1 min. walk from Nishi-Kasai Station on Tokyo Metro Tozai Line.
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