Online Japanese Classes

From your home, office or overseas location, learn Japanese at your own pace in small online group lessons. Boost your Japanese language skills and achieve your Japanese education goal from anywhere in the world.

Explore Japanese culture and build confidence with your Japanese today.


  • Group size
    Max 8 People
  • Location
    Interactive Video Classroom
  • Next Date
    Nov 29 – Dec 24
  • Focus
    Skill-based Japanese learning, conversations and practical skills

Online Japanese Language Classes

Learn Japanese from anywhere in the world with our interactive learning system and support from professional Japanese teachers.

Private and group online Japanese lessons available with flexible scheduling.

Features of Online Japanese Language Lessons

Friendly, small classes: With a maximum of 8 students per class (or a one on one private lesson). We make learning Japanese fun and interactive.

Professional: Our Japanese teachers are professionals with real world experience and are committed to helping students speak Japanese. We encourage them to provide feedback and personalized advice to students on their progress.

Flexible schedules to learn Japanese anytime:We provide high-quality Japanese language courses on the weekend, evenings, and in the morning, allowing you to fit the right Japanese course online into your busy life.

What Sets Coto Academy Apart

With more than 20 years of teaching Japanese to foreigners, Coto Academy has been voted as one of the best Japanese language schools.

Coto's Japanese language education put a strong focus on conversational and practical Japanese skills, which makes our learning style effective and sets students ready for the real world — no matter where they start.

Coto's Online Japanese Classes Are Perfect For

Our online Japanese courses allow students to only focus on the Japanese lessons — no more commuting and scheduling conflicts.

• If you’re not in Japan and you are searching for a native Japanese language teacher, our online course is perfect for you.
• You might also not live in a place that is near a Japanese school.
• You may live in Japan but still want to learn Japanese online either way due to busy schedules.

Students join our online courses for a variety of reasons and come from diverse backgrounds, professions, and age groups. Whatever the reason, our online courses are a flexible way to learn Japanese anytime without disrupting your daily life.

Japanese Online Classes For All Levels

Our online course program is structured to 18 different levels and lesson types. Ranging from beginner to advanced Japanese, there’s a class that’s right for you. We even have Japanese video lessons for students who wish to improve their business Japanese.

What Our Students Say About Coto's small online group Japanese classes

“I enjoyed taking lessons at Coto when I lived in Japan. I am excited that they are now offering online Japanese lessons!” – Tim C.

"I am taking Japanese lessons online, and really love Coto Academy. I would highly recommend joining if you are looking to begin or continue learning Japanese!" - Jeremy B

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Course Fees

  • ¥10,000 registration fee for new students
  • 50-minute lesson: 2 points
  • Monthly subscription renews every 28 days.
  • Package plans are one-time purchases.
Monthly Subscription & Point Purchase
8 points
$75 USD*


16 points
$130 USD*


32 points
$248 USD*


48 points
$353 USD*


Package Plan
8 points
Valid for 30 days after purchase
48 points
Valid for 120 days after purchase
100 points
Valid for 240 days after purchase


200 points
Valid for 480 days after purchase

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Questions about our Online Japanese lessons

  • Can I Interact with Teachers in the Class?

    These JLPT Online Instruction & Exercise courses are lecture format, so no conversation or interaction is required.   If you have any questions, you can submit them through the chat box.
  • When Can I Join the Online JLPT Class?

    You can join the JLPT Online Instruction & Exercise Courses at any time. Lessons are linear and occur weekly.
  • Which JLPT Tests Can I Prepare for Through the Online Instruction and Exercise 6 Month Courses?

    As of now, we are providing online lecture-style 6 month courses to prepare for the JLPT N1, JLPT N2, and JLPT N3 Tests.
  • What textbooks and Japanese course material do you use?

    We use a mix of our in-house materials, Coto's self-published Nihongo Fun and Easy and other trusted textbooks and workbooks like Genki
  • Do I need specific equipment to take online courses?

    Online courses are mostly conducted via Zoom, so you should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. We strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and a reliable internet connection for certain Japanese lesson components.