TSA is the 1st Sushi School for international students in Japan.

More than 4,000 alumni found a new career in over 50 countries since 2002.

You can gain deeper knowledge of authentic Way of sushi making and Japanese Cuisines

New! Tokyo Sushi Academy Video Lecture

You can learn with Tokyo Sushi Academy everywhere!!!

Take online sushi courses and learn everything you need to know how to make sushi online!

1: Basic Technique For Salmon Sushi

2: Sushi~ Basic Technique~

You can purchase your favorite lectures.


Courses in Tsukiji, Tokyo

You can learn with us in Tsukiji, Tokyo!!!

6 weeks Total Course -Most Popular Course!-


Jan 4th Mon to Feb 12th Fri→Open Now

Feb 15th Mon to Mar 26th Fri→Open Now

Mar 29th Mon to May 14th Fri→Open Now

4 weeks Sushi Course


Jan 4th Mon to Jan 29th Fri →Open now

Feb 15th Mon to Mar 12th Fri →Open now

Mar 29th Mon to Apr 23rd Fri →Open now

5days Sashimi Course


Dec 14th Mon to Dec 18th Fri →Available


Feb 8th Mon to Feb 12th Fri→Open Now

Mar 22nd Mon to Mar 26th Fri→Open Now

May 10th Mon to May 14th Fri→Open Now

5days JP Cuisine Course


Dec 7th Mon to Dec 11th Fri →Available


Feb 1st Mon to Feb 5th Fri→Open Now

Mar 15th Mon to Mar 19th Fri→Open Now

Apr 26th Mon to Apr 30th Fri→Open Now

10days International Sushi Chef Course


Jul 5th Mon to Jul 16th Fri→Open Now!

English Speaking Instructors

Hiro Tsumoto (Mr.)

An instructor with a track record of over 15 years as a Sushi/Japanese chef in Las Vegas, USA, Chef Hiro Tsumoto joined the Tokyo Sushi Academy instructor team in 2016.

Hiro is an exceptional chef who also has experience in architectural design (including restaurant design). His motto is that creativity is essential in cooking,as elsewhere.

Hiroko Ishii (Mrs.)

Assistant Instructor. After studying food science at university and French cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu Paris, she learned authentic sushi at Tokyo Sushi Academy.

Moved to Switzerland from 2009-2018, she worked as a sushi chef at gastronomic catering company and also taught sushi at a local cooking school.

Tokyo Sushi Academy Life


Mr. Antonis Drakoularakos

Graduated in 2014

Mr. David Israelow

Graduated in 2017

Ms. Angie Lee

Graduated in 2018

Forbes had an interview of our graduate, opened Sushi Noz in Manhattan in 2018

Our graduate Mr. David Israelow joins the host Akiko Katayama on Radio Program to discuss his experience at the TSA

Accommodations in Tokyo

We do not have our own accommodation but we assist you to find accommodation!

(77,000JPY to 260,000JPY/month)

Serviced Private Apartment

5min to school

Private Studio Apartment

30min to school

Shared House

30min to school


Media listings

Since its foundation in 2002, Tokyo Sushi Academy has been attracting attention from both domestic and
international media as the first school to train sushi chefs in Japan and the only one that teaches sushi to
professional chefs in English

Introduction of TSA broadcasted by France24 /Acess Asia 2019

Introduction of TSA broadcasted by Reuters Japan/TRT World 2017