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Tokyo School of Music and Dance
Turn your hobby into your job in the music, dance, acting, and voice acting industries! Our graduates are highly evaluated by the music and entertainment industries.

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School Information

Address 3-14-8 Nishikasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0088
TEL(JAPAN) 0120-532-304
E-mail tsminfo@tsm.ac.jp
Website https://www.tsm.ac.jp
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Tokyo-School-of-Music-Dance-TSM-178831435490101/
Twitter https://twitter.com/TSM_musicdance
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tsm_musicdance/
SNS Page https://www.tiktok.com/@tsmmusicdance?

For International Students

① Our JIKEI COM International Center is an office dedicated to assisting each foreign student in various languages such as Korean, Mandarin, English, and Indonesian. We will be able to help you through a range of issues, such as curriculum, finding employment, 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 and Shibuya respectively. Both places are close to the train stations. This efficient and easily accessible environment makes us the perfect place for studying.

④ Every weekend and holiday, our campus is open for visitation with the school's briefing and trial classes. Please feel free to join us! Individual counseling on weekdays is also available.

School Features

Cooperating with the entertainment industry, the Tokyo School of Music & Dance develops students into work-ready human resources since 1987.
Our school sends many students including international students into the industry for over 30 years and the graduates are active all over the world.
Such as field training with more than 1,300 companies and curriculum creation in accordance with your "dream", your homeroom teachers and dedicated career counselors support you to make your "dream" come true!

《Other Support System》
★Work with professional equipment and settings. Schools are open 24 hrs. (on special days) to provide you with the best support.
★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 in our dormitories to make sure students can study in a peaceful and efficient environment.
★You are eligible for free medical examination at our affiliated hospital, Keiseikai Clinic.

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Such as composing a song for artists, there are many programs to gain experience as a professional musician.
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Audition and Joint enterprise briefing will be conducted to support your debut and employment activities.

Faculties, Departments, and Courses

Super e-Entertainment Department 

Digital Media Art & Technology

  • Super Multi-Artist
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Professional Musician Main Course (Guitar/Bass/Drums/Keyboards)
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Internet Artists & Creators
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Game & Anime Sound
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Concert Creator
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Media Art

  • K-POP Artist & Management
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Dance Entertainment Main Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • VR/AR Dance Direction & Choreographer
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Acting Main Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Musical Main Course
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Study abroad in New York

  • NY Collective Short-term Music Study Abroad Program (Vocals/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Keyboards)
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • NY Dance Study Abroad Program (NY Broadway Dance Center / NY Peri Dance Center)
    Coed Daytime 4 years

Music Technology Department 

Artists & Technology

  • Vocal Artist
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Singer & Songwriter
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Online Singer
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Artist & Producer (Vocals/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Keyboards)
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • DJ & Track Maker
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • K-POP Artist
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Music Creators & Technology

  • Composer and Arranger
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Recording Engineer
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • K-POP Artist Manager
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Professional Cameraman & Video Technology
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Dance Creator

  • Dancing Instructor
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Dance & Video Creator
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Actor

  • Voice Actor & Artist
    Coed Daytime 3 years
  • Actor/Talent
    Coed Daytime 3 years

Professional Musician Department 

Vocal Performance

  • Band Vocals
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Vocal & Dance
    Coed Daytime 2 years

Professional Musician

  • Band Musician (guitar/bass/drums/keyboards)
    Coed Daytime 2 years

Study Abroad

  • Study Abroad at Berklee (Vocals/Guitar/Bass/Drums/Keyboards)
    Coed Daytime 2 years

Music Technology Department 

Concert & Management

  • PA Engineer
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Lighting Staff
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Concert Planning & Production
    Coed Daytime 4 years
  • Manager
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Stage Play Manager & Stage Designer
    Coed Daytime 2 years

Dance and Actor Department 

Dance Performance

  • Backup Dancers
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Dance & Vocal
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • K-POP Dancers & Artists
    Coed Daytime 2 years
  • Theme Park Dancer
    Coed Daytime 2 years

Curriculum Features

① Company Project: We have a collaboration track record with over 1300 music and entertainment companies, so you can learn from professionals in the field over 200 times and gain job experiences at real workplaces, such as concert producing, composition, chorus, backup dancer, acting in animation, drama, film, and theatre. Our students will acquire the practical skills required for the industry.

② Double Major Curriculum: In accordance with your goals, you can extend your study from other courses to develop your character and broaden your horizons. You can put your focus on both debut and employment.

③ Debut and Employment System: The strong connection with the industries will help you to make your dreams come true. 259 companies (actual results in 2021) attended our New Talent Presentation, and 210 companies (actual results in 2021) attended our Job Fairs, the recruitment staff came to us and held our own auditions and interview sessions. In addition, there are more chances to have auditions and internships. Our dedicated staff will provide you with the best support for your debut and employment even after graduation.

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Tuition and Fees

First Year Tuition Fees
※ 2023 April
JPY 1,510,800 ~ 1,685,800
※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 is required
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 is required
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 is required
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.
Japanese Language written test, Documents screening, Interview

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 written test, Interview, Documents screening

Access

Main Campus

Address
3-14-8 Nishikasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0088 MAP
Access
3 min. walk from the North Exit of Nishi-Kasai Station on Tokyo Metro Tozai Line.
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