Recruiting participants for the 2022 Mie Night Class Experience Class “Manamie”


2022/08/10 Wednesday Announcements, Education

(The schedule of classes for the second semester has been decided.)

If you were unable to complete your studies in junior high school due to various reasons, or if you want to learn again, please feel free to apply.

  1. Period

Second semester: September 6th (Tuesday) to October 24th (Monday), 2022)

  • Tsu classes: Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday (excluding holidays), 20 classes in total *excluding holidays
  • Yokkaichi classes: Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday (excluding holidays) 20 classes in total *excluding holidays
  1. Hours

From 18:00 to 20:25

Basic learning – From 18:00 to 18:10

First period – From 18:10 to 18:50

2nd period – From 18:55 to 19:35

3rd period – From 19:40 to 20:20

Closing – From 20:20 to 20:25

  1. Place

Tsu class

Mie Prefectural General Education Center (Mie-ken Sogo Kyouiku Center – 三重県総合教育センター): Tsu-shi Otani-cho 12

Yokkaichi class

Mie Prefectural Hokusei High School (Miekenritsu Hokusei Koto Gakko – 三重県立北星高等学校): Yokkaichi-shi Oazamochibuku 668-1

  1. Contents

Japanese language, English, mathematics, social studies, science, practical subjects

(Regarding practical subjects, the Tsu venue is technical, and the Yokkaichi venue is art.)

If necessary, we will also review the elementary school.

  1. Application

Who can apply

Those born before April 1, 2007, who live in the prefecture

*Excluding those who have already graduated from high school.

Application details (Please tell us the following details)

Name, date of birth, address, phone number, desired venue (Tsu venue or Yokkaichi venue)

Application method

1 – Online Application: click here

2 – Tel: 059-224-2963 (in Japanese only)

3 – E-mail (

4 – Fax: 059-224-3023

5 – Go directly to the prefectural office (Mie prefectural office 7th floor Elementary and Junior High School Education Division) (Kencho)

  1. Others
  • Tuition is free.
  • Textbooks will be distributed free of charge.
  • We are considering online distribution for those who have difficulty commuting to the venue.
  • Click here for the Manamie leaflet
  • If you have difficulty applying or would like to study Japanese, please consult MieCo.
  • Mie Counseling Support Center for Foreign Residents MieCo
  • Telephone 080-3300-8077

The prefectural government is conducting a night junior high school experience entrance survey until September 9, 2022. Please click here.


Mie-ken Kyoiku Iinkai Jimukyoku Shochugakko Kyoiku-ka

(三重県教育委員会事務局 小中学校教育課)

TEL: 059-224-2963

Mie Prefecture Wants to Know Your Opinion about Junior High School Evening Class (Yakan Chuugaku)

2022/08/10 Wednesday Announcements, Education


The Mie Education Committee is looking into the possibility of establishing a Junior High School Evening Classes (Yakan Chugaku – 夜間中学)* in the prefecture. The officials are gathering the opinions of as many people as possible through this survey to prepare related documents to analyze whether to set-up a Junior High evening classes. The government asks for everyone’s cooperation.

* Yakan Chugaku is a junior high school where classes are held in the evening hours.

View the survey here (click on your preferred language)

Survey Period

July 15th to September 9th, 2022

People who can join the evening class

Must be 15 years old and:

  • Failed to graduate from primary school (shogakko) and/or high school (chugakko)
  • Foreigners who cannot go to colleges (koko) because they do not have a high school graduation certificate.

About the evening class

  • The monthly fee is free
  • There are classes 5 times a week or every day
  • Class content is the same as in day schools
  • Classes are taught by qualified teachers
  • If the entire curriculum is completed, the student will have graduated from chugakko

Example of class schedules

  • 17:45~ (Orientation)
  • 17:55~ (First period), 40 minutes
  • 18:40~ (Second period), 40 minutes
  • 19:30~ (Third period), 40 minutes
  • 20:15~ (Fourth period), 40 minutes
  • 20:55~ End of class for the day

* Currently, the Mie government is gathering participants for Manamie: Mie Teaching Night School. Click here for more details.

Contact (Japanese only)

Mie-ken Kyoiku Iinkai Jimukyoku Shochugakko Kyoiku-ka

(三重県教育委員会事務局 小中学校教育課)

TEL: 059-224-2963