The corporate name of the Tokyo School of Japanese Language is The Naganuma School, named after the school founder, Naoe Naganuma. Located in Shibuya, a district in the heart of Tokyo, it has continuously played an essential role in the field of Japanese language education, publishing teaching materials and training teachers since its establishment in 1948. In its history of over 60 years, more than 25,000 students from various countries have graduated from the school.
School approved by the governor of Tokyo. Preparatory education course accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Application agent school for the Tokyo Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice Approved school by Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education. Member of the Metropolitan Tokyo Professional Institution Association. Award.
The School received The Japan Foundation Awards (1978). This award is given to individuals and organizations that have contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding. The past recipients include organizations such as The Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, The University of Tokyo Press, Saint-Petersburg State University. Nagamuma School is the only Japanese language school that has ever received this prestigious award.