Learn Japanese Language at JLRC Online

Opportunities, wherever you are

Learn Japanese Language at JLRC Online

Opportunities, wherever you are

JLRC Key Factor

After its establishment in 2001, JLRC became a formidable BRAND and STANDARD of Japanese language education in the Philippines, and is now expanding its services worldwide. It is a leading Nihongo Training Center and Japanese language school through its Japanese language research and development, utilizing non-traditional and non-generic methods of teaching.

"LESS TIME, LESS COST, LESS EFFORT" in Learning Japanese Language

We are committed in delivering the highest value in our services that is Less Time, Less Cost and Less Effort in learning Japanese language. To achieve this, we created our uniquely-designed original Nihongo materials, teaching method and syllabus which contains over 20 years of thorough research and teaching experience as  Japanese language professionals.

JLRC Story

ー  Started by a student  ー

In 2001, JLRC “Japanese Language Research Center” was established not for the purpose of business grandeur but mainly as a venue for Japanese Language Study and Research. It was started by a student of the University of the Philippines who studied in Japan as an exchange student and developed the love for teaching Japanese language after her return to the Philippines…

Last Day of Promo, Today!

*Now offering FREE shipping of JLRC original materials/books upon enrollment in our JLPT N5 online course. (within the Philippines)

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JLRC Features

JLRC Online Japanese Classes

We bring opportunities wherever you are. Location is not a problem since all our Japanese language classes are online. We currently have students not just from Manila, Cebu, Davao, but all over the Philippines, Japan and other countries, worldwide.

Highly Qualified Instructor

Learn Japanese with our excellent teachers of less than 10% hiring rate, notably from University of the Philippines. They are required to complete extensive Nihongo training and demo lessons to ensure best Japanese language school experience for learners.

Classroom Quality Control

Satisfaction survey and class monitoring system are constantly conducted by JLRC Quality Control Team. This is to improve the quality of our teaching performance and to keep the best classroom conditions for an effective Japanese language learning.

High-Rate of JLPT Passers

Result-guaranteed system which shows our pride in the excellent passing rate of JLPT as Nihongo professionals. Those who will not pass the JLPT N5 or N4 exam can retake the Japanese language course for FREE. (Provided minimum 90% attendance, valid for one year)

Original High-Quality Materials

JLRC original Nihongo materials used in our Japanese language classes are easier to understand for beginners or students of Japanese language course because they are made by non-Japanese. The materials we use are not just copies of Nihongo books from Japan.

Well-Designed Syllabus

We create and customize the syllabus of Japanese language classes specifically to suit the needs of each client. It is backed by over 20 years of our experience in handling Japanese language training for various customers from beginners to advanced.

JLRC Achievements

Course Comparison

ー JLRC Best Value in Learning Japanese Language ー

Based on 2020 research data comparing JLRC to 20 different Japanese language schools / Nihongo educational institutions in the Philippines

*TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority)   View TESDA Certificate
No worries with JLRC!

100% Money Back

Observe and evaluate us on your first day of Japanese language class. If you are not satisfied with our methods, just tell us until before start of the second Nihongo lesson and we will give your money back 100%. No questions asked.

Retake for Free

We take pride in our constant excellent passing rate in JLPT. Reach your goals of passing the JLPT without worries! In case you cannot pass the JLPT N5 or N4 exam, you can retake the Japanese Language class for FREE (Provided attendance is over 90%, valid for one year from the date of the last session).

Registration Flow

* To receive online class details, please click the button below, and fill out the form. An email containing class fees, schedules, payment terms, etc. will be sent to you.

JLRC Original Materials

We develop original Japanese language materials that match our time efficient teaching style and are supported by a database that has undergone years of Nihongo research. Our materials also undergo constant revision to ensure best quality. View More Materials

JLRC Intensive Japanese Series

Our Students

JLRC Online Japanese is the No.1 in number of students

Based on 2020 research data on top 10 Web listed Japanese language schools in the Philippines

JLRC Students Worldwide

Opportunities, wherever you are

What Our Learners Say

I moved to Japan for work without knowing Japanese language
Frances Pabilane

Foreign Attorney, Osaka, Japan

I moved to Japan for work without knowing Japanese language. A few hours before my flight to Japan, I posted a photo of myself captioned with a statement “I don’t understand Nihongo”.
JLRC gave me future opportunities through its Japanese classes
Lance Damalerio

Student, Ateneo De Manila University

I’ve always been interested in subcultures such as fashion scene in Japan. As such, I wanted to take Japanese classes so it would be easier for me to study Nihongo and find job opportunities in Japan.
I can now understand my Japanese colleagues more and have more confidence
JLPT N5 Passer (Dec. 2021)
Amanda Arjmandpour

Kanagawa, Japan

Having JLRC’s online class allowed me to be home with my children after work. Also, I appreciated having the grammar explanations in English. I felt I could understand and progress faster.

Our Customers

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2022/09/03    JLRC Online Japanese Learners Passed JLPT July 2022, Exam! (Site: Philippines and Japan)

2022/08/13    JLRC Awarded as Service Provider of Nihongo Online Course for Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippines – AGAIN

2022/01/25    JLRC Online Japanese Learners Passed JLPT (December 2021, Exam Site: Japan)

2021/11/19    JLRC’s JLPT N2 Nihongo Online Course Adapts “Start Today System” !

2021/10/20    JLRC Held Its Instructors’ Nihongo Training for Intensive Oral Courses / 1 on 1 Tutorial Lessons

2021/09/08    JLRC’s first-ever Online Open House / Free Trial Nihongo Class a success!

2021/07/01    JLRC Launches “Start Today System” for its JLPT N3 Nihongo Online Course!

2021/06/01    JLRC Awarded as Service Provider of Nihongo Online Course: Basic Level for Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippines

2021/04/18    JLRC Launches “Study in Japan Program”

2021/03/27    JLRC’s Original N4 Materials Revised for Online Japanese Learning

2021/02/18    JLRC Donates Classroom Chairs to Buklod Tao (NPO)

2021/01/25    1st batch of JLPT Passers after JLRC’s shift to Online Nihongo Learning System! (December 2020, Exam Site: Japan)

2020/12/29    JLRC Acquires TESDA Online Training School Certification! (Facilitate eLearning Sessions)

2020/03/04    JLRC Instructor Selected for Japan Foundation Teacher’s Training in Japan (Methods for Japanese Language Teachers of Specified Skilled Worker Candidates)

2017/10/08    JLRC Featured in GMA-7’S 24 ORAS Philippines on Japanese language training for skilled workers bound for Japan

2017/10/06    Partnership with Teleperformance regarding Japanese Language Training

2016/11/13    Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) Approach for Nihongo Teaching & its Preparation Workshop

2016/05/16    Filipino Examinees’ Difficulty in JLPT: Reading (フィリピン人受験者のJLPTにおける問題点:読解 )

2016/01/22    Gadget Applications for Better Nihongo: Incorporating Smartphone or Computer Applications in Teaching Nihongo

2014/01/25    JLRC presented the state of Japanese Language Education in the Philippines, Japan Foundation in Saitama, Japan

Frequently Asked Questions

The concept of “Less Time” in learning Japanese language differs the most.

Our classes are suited to busy individuals or those who want to master Nihongo in a shorter time frame. The research and development of our original Japanese language training modules and materials as well as our teachers’ extensive training aim to support the  “Less Time” concept.

JLPT N5 class is the most popular course for beginners.

This is a comprehensive Japanese language course. JLPT certificates can be utilized for your future career and opportunities. 1-on-1 tutorial course is also for beginners who wish to study the Japanese language focused on oral communication. The training schedule can be adjusted to the student’s availability.

Yes, you can enroll in our online Japanese classes as long as you understand the English language.

You can enjoy our Japanese language classes wherever you are in the world. We have students from all over the Philippines, Japan and other countries, worldwide.

It will depend on the schedule you choose.

For example, in our JLPT N5 ( beginners class, total 100 hrs, 2.5 – 3.5 hrs per session); For once a week class, it will take 6.5 months. For twice a week class, it will take 4 months. For thrice a week class, it will take 2.5 months. Check our courses

Our limited class slots are offered on a first come first served basis thus we cannot offer slot reservations.

If interested, please enroll in our Japanese classes as soon as possible to ensure your slot. For the class schedule, tuition and enrollment procedure, please get online class details.

Please feel free to get in touch with us