School History/Development
1986 Opened Japanese language school in Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
1987 The school moved to Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo and started the Japanese Language Teacher Training course.
1988 Moved to Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. ARC Academy Company Limited was established (Shibuya school) and Japanese Language Teacher Training course (correspondence course) was opened.
1989 Started Information Computer Course (predecessor of Information Processing/Computer Course). Opened Ikebukuro school in Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.
1990 Opened Umeda school in Kamiyamacho, Kita-ku, Osaka.
1991 Opened Yokohama school in Tsuruyacho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa.
Shibuya school was accredited by Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education.
1992 Opened Shinjuku school (current Shinjuku Ekimae school) in Nishi-shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
Became a member of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
1993 Became a designated school through Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Word Processing Master accreditation system.
1994 Became an accredited school for high-quality courses by Japan Association of Personnel Ability Development.
1995 Opened Seoul school in Kangnam-ku, Seoul, Korea.
1996 Participation in the planning stage of International Japanese Education Center's (IJEC) establishment.
1997 Started Korean Language course.
1998 Publication of original Japanese language textbook "Kaze no Tsubasa". (Won the grand prize from Nikkei BP Company Desktop Publishing) Course accredited by Health Minister's Training and Education Benefit System.
1999 International Japanese Education Center received an NPO (Non-Profit Organization) authentication. Consultation room for foreign student was opened in Shibuya school annex.
2000 Ikebukuro school was moved to Higashi-Ikebukuro in order to open the Pre-college course (December).
2001 Ikebukuro school was designated as accredited school by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education (June). Shibuya II school was moved because of the expansion of consultation room for foreign students (October).
2002 Chinese Language course opened in Shinjuku Ekimae school (former Shinjuku school) and Yokohama school (April).
2003 Osaka school (Namba campus) opened.
2004 Osaka school was designated as accredited school by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education (June).
2005 Main office moved its location. Opened Shibuya Main School (closed Shibuya School II).
2006 Established ARC Academy Kyoto in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Opened Shibuya Ekimae School.
2007 Opened Shibuya School 3.
Opened Shinjuku-nishi School in Nishi-shinjuku (current Shinjuku school), Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
2008 Kyoto school was designated as accredited school by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education (August).
Member of Tokyo Camber of Commerce and Industry, Official member of Japan Association of Personnel Ability Development, [Shibuya school, Ikebukuro school, Osaka school] accredited by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language.