Matsudo International School

About Us
We are a Japanese Language School located in 

Matsudo City of Chiba Prefecture


Our Story

Matsudo International School is a Japanese language school established in 1989 in Matsudo City of Chiba Prefecture by Naoki Iwamoto, with the intention of nurturing international talents and equipping them with the necessary Japanese language proficiency to succeed in further studies or employment in Japan, or in Japanese companies around the world.

From humble beginnings to a thriving language institute, our unbridled passion has brought us a long way. We continue to strive to bring you the best Japanese language education possible, as our commitment to our students.

Fact Sheet




Maximum Student Capacity

Office Staff


Teaching Staff

Our Core Values

At Matsudo International School, we believe that the following
6 values are important to achieving success in Japan, therefore
we strive to inculcate these values in our students.


Build and treasure relationships.


Truth builds trust.

Manners and Courtesy

Be respectful, and others will respect you.


Mastery takes time and dedication.


Be humble.
There is always more to learn.


Always start with a goal in mind,
and follow through to end.

Our Students

Our students come from various cultures and different walks of life around the world.

~ China, Mongolia, Bhutan, Russia, Ukraine, USA, England, France, Austria, Spain, Argentina, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia ~

All of our graduates successfully move on to the following endeavours:

■ Further studies in Japan
■ Employment in Japan
■ Employment in Japanese companies overseas
■ Employment in companies with roles that deal with Japanese clients


Student Achievements

■ Universities admitted to:

Chiba University, Teikyo University, Tsukuba University, Yokohama National University, Niigata Agro-food University, Ryutsu Keizai University, Meikai University, Shumei University, Takushoku University, Reitaku University, Aikoku Gakuen University, Kanda Gaigo University, Edogawa University and more.

■ Technical colleges admitted to:

HAL, Nihon-denshi College, Tsuji Culinary Institute, Tokyo International School of Business, Tokyo Animation College, Waseda Bunri College of Arts and Science, Shurin College of Foreign Languages and more.

■ Companies admitted to:

Toyota, Bushiroad, Sheraton Hotel Group, Square Enix, Angel Playing Cards, Starts Hotel Group, Sun Belx, Ebihara Hospital Group, Narita Airport and more.


Annual JLPT Results

■ 2018

No. of passes:

JLPT N1 – 5
JLPT N2 – 17
JLPT N3 – 35
JLPT N4 – 69

■ 2017

No. of passes:

JLPT N1 – 3
JLPT N2 – 20
JLPT N3 – 35
JLPT N4 – 2

■ 2016

No. of passes:

JLPT N1 – 4
JLPT N2 – 23
JLPT N3 – 46
JLPT N4 – 3

About Location

Matsudo International School is located in Matsudo City, right outside Shin-Keisei Yabashira Station and JR Musashino Shin-Yahashira Station.

Near the school also lies many facilities, offering unparalleled convenience to our students.

■ Libraries
■ Convenience Stores
■ Supermarkets
■ Restaurants
■ Post Offices
■ Gyms (including swimming pools)
■ Karaokes
■ Arcade
…and more!!


About Matsudo City

Matsudo City is located in the north-western corner of Chiba prefecture,  right next to the Tokyo Metropolis, bordering the Edogawa River.

Matsudo City is also the 3rd largest city in Chiba Prefecture, and the 11th largest city in the Greater Tokyo area.

Being located right next to Tokyo, residents of Matsudo City have easy access to hot spots and popular locations such as Asakusa, Akihabara, Ikebukuro, Odaiba, Shinjuku, Harajuku, Shibuya, Ginza, Roppongi and more.


Population (as of 2016): 483,796

Total Area: 61.38 km2

Neighbouring Municipalities:

■ Chiba Prefecture
Ichikawa, Kashiwa, Nagareyama, Kamagaya

■ Saitama Prefecture

■ Tokyo Metropolis
Edogawa, Katsushika


About Chiba Prefecture

Chiba Prefecture, located to the East of Tokyo, is one of 8 prefectures that make up the Greater Tokyo Area. 

Chiba is famous for its agricultural produce, and is especially well known for its pears, peanuts, dairy and eggs. 

Neighbouring Prefectures:

■ Tokyo Metropolis
■ Kanagawa
■ Ibaraki
■ Saitama
■ Tochigi
■ Gunma


Notable locations in Chiba Prefecture include:

■ Narita Airport
■ Makuhari Messe
■ Tokyo Disneyland / Disney Sea
■ Kamogawa Sea World
■ Mother Farm
■ Mt. Narita
■ Mt. Nokogiri
…and more!!