Prefectures

As of April 1, 2015

Municipality, Prefecture Department/Division URL e-mail Local Japanese
classes
Hokkaido International Affairs Division,
Office of the Governor,
Hokkaido Government
http://www.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp/ss/tsk/index.htm somu.kokusai1@pref.hokkaido.lg.jp  
Aomori Prefecture Tourism Promotion and Exchange Division,
Tourism and International Affairs Strategy Bureau
http://www.pref
.aomori.lg.jp/
soshiki/shoko/
kokusaikoryu/
index.html
kokusaikoryusuishin@
pref.aomori.lg.jp
 
Iwate Prefecture Office of Youth Affairs, Gender Equality, NPO, Culture and International Relations,
Department of Environmental and Residential Life
http://www.pref.iwate.jp/kokusai/ FA0042@pref.iwate.jp http://iwate-ia.or.jp/
(Iwate International Association)
Miyagi Prefecture International Affairs Division,
Commerce, Industry and Tourism Department
http://www.pref
.miyagi.jp/
kokusai/
kokusai@pref.miyagi.jp  
Akita Prefecture International Affairs Division,
Department of Planning and Promotion Department
http://www.pref.akita.lg.jp/www/genre/0000000000000/1270044863172/index.html kokusaika@pref.akita.lg.jp http://www.aiahome.or.jp/language/detail.html?serial_id=650
(Akita International Association)
Yamagata Prefecture Association for International
Relations in Yamagata
http://www.
airyamagata.org/
info@airyamagata.org http://www.airyamagata.org/ホーム/県内日本語教室/
Fukushima Prefecture Fukushima
International Association
http://www.
worldvillage.org/
info@worldvillage.org http://www.worldvillage.
org/exchange/class/class.php
Ibaraki Prefecture International Affairs Division http://www.pref.ibaraki.jp/soshiki/bugai/kokusai/index.html kokuko@pref.ibaraki.lg.jp  
Tochigi Prefecture International Affairs Division,
Department of Industry, Labor and Tourism
http://www.pref
.tochigi.lg.jp/index.html
kokusai@pref.tochigi.lg.jp http://www.pref.tochigi.lg.jp/english/
foreignlanguage.html
Gunma Prefecture Human Rights, Gender Equality,
and Multicultural Promotion Division
Department of Living, Culture and Sports
http://www.pref
.gunma.jp
jinkenka@
pref.gunma.lg.jp
http://www.gtia.jp/kokusai/japanese/
living/japanese.php

(Gunma Association of Tourism, Local Products & International Exchange International Relations)
Saitama Prefecture International Division,
Department Public Services
http://www.pref.saitama.lg.jp/soshiki/a0306/index.html a2705@pref.saitama.lg.jp  
Chiba Prefecture International Affairs Division
Policy and Planning Department
http://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/kokusai/kokusaikouryuu/hiroba.html kokusaig1@mz.pref.chiba.lg.jp http://www.mcic.or.jp/jp_school/jpsch_town.html
(Chiba International Center)
Tokyo (1) Curriculum and Guidance Division,
Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education
(2) Community Activity Promotion Section
Citizens' Affairs Division
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs
  (1)S9000020@section.metro.tokyo.jp
(2)S8000224@section.metro.tokyo.jp
 
Kanagawa Prefecture International Division,
Community & Citizens' Affairs Department,
Community Affairs Bureau
  http://www.pref.kanagawa.jp/div/0215/
(use the contact form on this page.)
 
Niigata Prefecture International Affair Division,
Governor's Policy Bureau
http://www.pref
.niigata.lg.jp/
ngt000130@pref.niigata.lg.jp http://www.niigata-ia.or.jp/cgi/japanese_lesson/JCsearch.html
Toyama Prefecture International Affairs Division
Tourism and Regional Development Bureau
http://www.pref
.toyama.jp/
cms_sec/1402/
index.html
akokusai@pref.toyama.lg.jp http://www.tic-toyama.or.jp/life/school.html
(Toyama International Center)
Ishikawa Prefecture International Affairs Division
Department of Tourism Strategy and Promotion
http://www.pref.ishikawa
.lg.jp/kokusai/
e200500@pref.ishikawa.lg.jp http://www.ifie.or.jp/japan
/foreigners/j-class/nihon_home.html

(Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange)
Fukui Prefecture Tourism Promotion Division http://www.pref.fukui.lg.jp/doc/kankou/index.html kankou@pref.fukui.lg.jp http://www.f-i-a.or.jp/ja/
(Fukui International Association)
Yamanashi Prefecture International Affairs Division
Department of Tourism
http://www.pref
.yamanashi.jp/ko
kusai/index.html
kokusai@pref.yamanashi.lg.jp  
Nagano Prefecture Office for Internationalization
International Affairs Division
Department of Citizens and Culture
http://www.pref.nagano.lg.jp/kokusai/kensei/soshiki/soshiki/kencho/kokusai/index.html kokusai@pref.nagano.lg.jp http://www.pref.nagano.lg.jp/kokusai/sangyo/kokusai/tabunka/tabunka/documents/nihongokyoshitsu.(234KB)
Gifu Prefecture Regional Community Support Office
Environment and Citizen Support Policy Division
Department of Environmental Affairs and Citizen Support
http://www.pref.gifu.lg.jp/kurashi/kurashi-chiikidukuri/tabunka/ c11260@pref.gifu.lg.jp http://www.gic.or.jp/
(Gifu International Center)
Shizuoka Prefecture Multicultural Affairs Division,
Regional Foreign Affairs Bureau,
Department of Planning and Public Relations
http://www.pref
.shizuoka.jp/
tabunka@pref.shizuoka.lg.jp http://www.sir.or.jp
(Iwate International Association)
Aichi Prefecture Social Activity Promotion Division, Department of Citizens' Affairs http://www.pref.aichi.jp/syakaikatsudo/tabunka.html tabunka@pref.aichi.lg.jp http://www2.aia.pref.aichi.jp/resource/j/class/classtop.html
(Aichi International Association)
Mie Prefecture Multicultural Affairs Division,
Department of Environment and Living
http://www.pref.mie.lg.jp/TABUNKA/HP/ tabunka@pref.mie.jp http://www.mief.or.jp/jp/nihongo_class.html
(Mie International Exchange Foundation)
Shiga Prefecture Shiga Intercultural
Association for Globalization
http://www.s-i-a.or.jp/index.htm siamail@mx.bw.dream.jp http://www.s-i-a.or.jp/gaikokuseki/nihon/index.htm
Kyoto Prefecture International Affairs Division http://www.pref
.kyoto.jp/kokusa
ikokusai/hp/
kokusai@pref.kyoto.lg.jp  
Osaka Prefecture (1) Division of Local Education Promotion,
Municipal Education Office,
Board of Education
*Major division
(2) International Affairs Division,
Osaka Promotion Bureau,
Department of Civic and Cultural Affairs
(1)http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp/chikikyoiku/
(2)http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp/kanko/
(1)shichosonkyoiku-g03@sbox.pref.osaka.lg.jp
(2)kokusai@sbox.pref.osaka.lg.jp
 
Hyogo Prefecture International Relations Division,
International Bureau,
Department of Industry and Labor
http://web.pref
.hyogo.lg.jp/inte
raction/cate2_5
04.html
kokusaikoryu@pref.hyogo.lg.jp http://www.bunka.go.jp/kokugo_nihongo/kyouiku/nihongokyouiku_tanto/pdf/hyogo_ichiran.pdf(530KB)
(Hyogo International Association)
Nara Prefecture Human Rights and Community Education Division,
Nara prefectural Board of Education
  jinchi@office.pref.nara.lg.jp  
Wakayama Prefecture Management and Planning Division, Wakayama International Exchange Association http://www.
wak-kokusai.jp/
wa-world@wixas.or.jp  
Tottori Prefecture Exchange Promotion Division,
Culture, Tourism and Sports Bureau
http://www.pref
.tottori.lg.jp/dd.a
spx?menuid=6140
kouryusuishin@pref.tottori.jp http://www.torisakyu.or.jp/?id=79#
japanese

(Tottori Prefectural International Exchange Foundation)
Shimane Prefecture Culture and International Affairs Division,
Department of Environmental and Civic Affairs
http://www.pref
.shimane.lg.jp/bu
nkakokusai/
bunka-kokusai@pref.shimane.lg.jp http://www.sic-info.org/support/learn-japanese/japanese-class/
(Shimane International Center)
Okayama Prefecture International Affairs Division,
Department of Public Services
http://www.pref
.okayama.jp/sos
hiki/kakuka.html
?sec_sec1=19
kokusai@pref.okayama.lg.jp http://www.pref.okayama.jp/page/279108.html
Hiroshima Prefecture International Affair Division,
Regional Policy Bureau
http://www.pref
.hiroshima.lg.jp/
chikokusai@pref.hiroshima.lg.jp http://hiroshima-ic.or.jp/documents/nihongokyoshitu2014s.(321KB)
(Hiroshima International Center)
Yamaguchi Prefecture International Division
General Planning Department
http://www.pref
.yamaguchi.lg.jp/
cms/a12900/in
dex/
a12900@pref.yamaguchi.lg.jp http://www.yiea.or.jp/foreigners/
nihongo_kouza.html

(Yamaguchi International Exchange Association)
Tokushima Prefecture International Strategies Division
Tourism and International Affairs Bureau, Department of Commerce, Industry and Labor
http://www.pref
.tokushima.jp/
kokusaisenryakuka@
pref.tokushima.lg.jp
http://www.topia.ne.jp/
(Tokushima Prefectural International Exchange Association)
Kagawa Prefecture International Affairs Division, General Affairs Department http://www.pref
.kagawa.jp/koku
sai/
kokusai@pref.kagawa.lg.jp  
Ehime Prefecture International Exchange Division
Tourism and International Affairs Bureau, Department of Economy and Labor
  kokusai@pref.ehime.jp http://www.epic.or.jp/zaiken/
school.html

(Ehime Prefectural International Association)
Kochi Prefecture Kochi Prefecture
International Affairs Division
http://www.pref.kochi.lg.jp/soshiki/141901 141901@ken.pref.kochi.lg.jp http://www.kochi-kia.or.jp/
((Kochi International Association))
Fukuoka Prefecture Community, Culture, and International Affairs Department http://www.pref
.fukuoka.lg.jp/
intrel1@pref.fukuoka.lg.jp http://www.pref.fukuoka.lg.jp/
uploaded/life/47/47255_6373
659_misc.pdf
(120KB)
Saga Prefecture Saga Prefecture International Economy and Affairs Division (Saga Prefecture) http://www.pref.saga.lg.jp/web/
https://www.spira.or.jp/
kokusaikeizaikouryuu@pref.saga.lg.jp
(info@spira.or.jp)
https://www.spira.or.jp/japanese/
(Saga Prefecture International Relations Association)
Nagasaki Prefecture Nagasaki Prefecture
International Affairs Division
Culture, Tourism & International Affairs Department
https://www.pref.nagasaki.jp/section/kokusai/index.html s38050@pref.nagasaki.lg.jp  
Kumamoto Prefecture International Affairs Division,
Tourism and Economic Exchange Bureau,
Department of Commerce, Tourism and Labor
http://www.pref.kumamoto.jp/hpkiji/pub/List.aspx?c_id=3&class_set_id=2&class_id=2677 kokusai@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp  
Oita Prefecture International Policy Division,
Department of Planning and Promotion Department
http://www.pref.oita.jp/soshiki/10140/ a10140@pref.oita.lg.jp http://www.oitaplaza.jp/japanese/jplangclass
(Oita International Plaza)
Miyazaki Prefecture General Miyazaki Business Division,
Department of Commerce, Tourism and Labor
http://www.pref
.miyazaki.lg.jp/
allmiyazaki@pref.miyazaki.lg.jp  
Kagoshima Prefecture Kagoshima
International Association
http://www.
synapse.ne.jp/kia/
kia@po.synapse.ne.jp  
Okinawa Prefecture Public Relations and International Exchange Division, Executive Office of the Governor http://www.pref.okinawa.jp/site/chijiko/kohokoryu/index.html aa050400@pref.okinawa.lg.jp