Takako Sonoda professional Japanese lessons to meet your needs, since 2009

What Makes Us Unique

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you !

Parent education class

Parent education programs focus on enhancing parenting practices and behaviors, such as developing and practicing positive Japanese teaching techniques, learning age-appropriate child development skills and milestones, promoting positive play and interaction between parents and children.


The Sora of Nihongo has been providing high quality Japanese language education in online classes for over 20 years. This online class addresses the idea that every student has great potential. This can be developed through a positive and motivational environment, consistent Japanese practice and first-class Japanese instruction. Our school offers a well-thought-out, well-thought-out curriculum, experienced teachers, and a fun and educational atmosphere.

In-person classes in Tokyo private extracurricular lessons such as sign language, cooking, table tennis, badminton, mountaineering and cycling. Many students supplement their personal social activity language with Japanese drum music classes, dance, and animal therapy. With offices in Mitaka City and Okutama, we work with experts from different industries.

Japanese Lessons Online and in-person at Tokyo.

The Sora of Nihongo offers Japanese lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Beginner students will start with fundamentals such as reading books, simple conversation , and progressing from vocalization of the Japanese syllabary . We balance Japanese-style and fun by making sure that during each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept while always making time to work on your favorite piece of Japanese culture. Experienced students will work with Takako to further develop their technique and repertoire. Want to work on your current favorite Japanese? No problem, Takako is well-versed and teach multiple genres from daily conversation to business conversation and everything in between.

The Sora of Nihongo offers one-on-one online lessons so students can achieve their personal goals and move comfortably at their own pace. We encourage teacher to bring the best of what they have learned through their own training and experience and develop an approach that enables them to respond to the needs of each individual student.
We offer in the world most comprehensive Japanese lessons which include technique, sight reading, and Japanese language theory. We use a variety of Unique Japanese method , so students always have a goal to work towards. The Sora of Nihongo aims to deliver the finest Japanese lessons in Japan and to provide students the opportunity to learn with professional Japanese teacher in a fun, encouraging, and supportive environment.

Why Choose Us For Japanese Lessons?

The most qualified Japanese Teacher in Japan

Our Japanese lesson teachers are all college-trained with teaching experience. Not only that, The Sora Japanese instructors are friendly, professional, and dedicated to learning about your Japanese conversation and communication goals and helping you achieve them. We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your Japanese lesson needs.

Free Introductory Japanese Lesson

We offer all prospective students a free introductory Japanese lesson. We understand that signing up for lessons is an important decision. If you are not sure where to begin, this is an excellent opportunity to come in, see online and meet our Japanese faculty.

Takako program for young students

Our Japanese Takako program is dedicated to teaching The Sora Japanese students as young as 3. Developed by the Japanese Teacher Takako Sonoda, the Takako method teaches Japanese by ear before reading notes on Japanese so teachers can focus on setting up each student with correct posture and technique to ensure the student’s continued success. Parental involvement is required for students under the age of 8 and before the child starts, parents are required to attend a private 3-week parent education class.

Parent education class

Parent education programs focus on enhancing parenting practices and behaviors, such as developing and practicing positive Japanese teaching techniques, learning age-appropriate child development skills and milestones, promoting positive play and interaction between parents and children.



Frequently Asked Questions About Japanese Classes

What is a good age to start lessons?

Some students start Japanese classes from three to seventy years old. This is highly dependent on the maturity of the child. It also depends on whether it fits perfectly with one of the teachers, as not all students accept students of that age. All of our teachers accept students over the age of five.

What methods do you use?

This greatly depends on the age and level of the student. Many of our teachers love the Takako methods. You can read more about this on our blog here: https://sora-takaku.com/category/blog/

Many of our teachers have prepared students for personal interest, Business occupation and other adjudications, which are great markers for growth, and help keep Japanese language students focused.

Class start time for overseas

North America: Sunday-Friday

2:30PM4:30PM 5:30PM 6:30PM 7:30 PM
3:3 PM 5:30PM 6:30PM 7:30 PM 8:30 PM
4:30PM 6:30PM 7:30 PM 8:30PM 9:30 PM
5:30PM 7:30PM 8:30PM 9:30PM 10:30PM
6:30PM 8:30PM 9:30PM 10:30PM 11:30PM

Asia Pacific: Monday-Saturday

10:30AM – 7:30 PM 10:30AM – 7:30 PM

Please contact us if you live in a country other than the above, or if you would like a time zone.


Time4/per month8/per month
30 minutes 8,000 JPY 15,000 JPY
45 minutes 14,000 JPY 27,000 JPY
50 minutes 15,000 JPY 28,000 JPY

✱The number of lessons can be increased or decreased by consultation.
✱Payments for Japanese lessons are made in advance, usually online by Paypal, and we send out your invoices by e-mail once per calendar month.
✱Consumption tax does not apply to those who live overseas.

Offering in-person and online lessons!

New student offer: Free Introductory Class

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