Online Experience

Exclusive Programs for Japanaroo2021

What is "Homestay in JAPAN"?

 Homestay in Japan offers students studying abroad and travelers to Japan opportunities to home stay with families all across the country. With over 5,000 registered families, a wide variety of stay locations and lengths, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect homestay!

 If you want to truly learn the language and experience the customs and lifestyle in Japan, becoming a member of a Japanese family is an invaluable experience! So, make your visit so much more than just a trip -- make your own “home away from home” in Japan!

What is "Online Experience" Program ?

 Love Japan and long to see the sights in Tokyo or Osaka, but can’t travel overseas now? Have a hankering for home-cooked Japanese food, but stuck at home? Or, perhaps you are itching to use your Japanese skills, but there is no one around to talk to. Don’t fret -- Homestay in Japan has got the perfect thing for you: the Online Homestay Experience!

 Through an Online Experience, you can go on virtual tours of famous sightseeing spots in Japan, see what life is like in a real Japanese house with a Room Tour, interact with a Japanese family, learn how to make simple Japanese cuisine--and more!--all from the comfort of your own home.

 Definitely check out the different Experiences available -- you might be surprised what you can do online!

"Online Experience" Activity types

A. Real Japanese Interactive Room Tour

An accredited Japanese language teacher one who has completed our in-house training course will chat with you in simple Japanese while showing you what it’s like inside a real Japanese home—see what life is like in Japan!
Length: 50 minutes

<Dates, Times and Fees> 
*Times are NSW time *Includes taxes  and fees

① August 20 (Fri) 12:00 to 12:50 ⇒ 11:00 to 11:50
*Start time has changed due to some reason.
  AUD 50 ⇒ FREE (Japanaroo Special)

② August 26 (Thu) 12:00 to 12:50
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

③ September 19 (Sun) 18:00 to 18:50 
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

B. Make your own Japanese song!

Singer-songwriter Naoki Kato will choose a theme compose a song just for you using Japanese words and phrases you supply. Sing along in Japanese !
Length: 50 minutes

<Dates, Times and Fees>
*Times are NSW time *Includes taxes  and fees

① August 21 (Sat) 17:00 to 17:50
  AUD 50 ⇒ FREE (Japanaroo Special)

② August 25 (Wed) 17:00 to 17:50
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

C. Walk & Talk

Enjoy a virtual live tour of famous sightseeing spots or other locations.
Length: 50 minutes


Castle Tour: Osaka Castle -- Osaka City, Osaka
Take a leisurely stroll through Osaka Castle, an amazing castle built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, whose name is indispensable to Japanese history.

Temple Tour: Sensou Temple -- Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo
Sensou Temple is the oldest in Tokyo, built around the year 628. With its iconic huge red lantern, it’s a must-visit sightseeing spot in Tokyo.

<Dates, Times and Fees>
*Times are NSW time *Includes taxes  and fees

① August 22 (Sun) 12:00 to 12:50 [Castle Tour: Osaka Castle]
  AUD 50 ⇒ FREE (Japanaroo Special)

② August 28 (Sat) 12:00 to 12:50 [Temple Tour: Sensou Temple]
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

D. Cooking Lesson

Learn how to make dishes with ingredients that are available to you. After your live cooking lesson, you can make it for your friends and family, or even when you come to Japan!
Length: 50 minutes

<Dates, Times and Fees>
*Times are NSW time *Includes taxes  and fees

① August 23 (Mon) 12:00 to 12:50 [Japanese Dinner Set]
  AUD 50 ⇒ FREE (Japanaroo Special)

② August 29 (Sun) 12:00 to 12:50 [Beef Bowl]
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

③ September 25 (Sat) 18:00 to 18:50 [Japanese style hamburg steak]
  AUD 50 ⇒ AUD 10 (Japanaroo Special)

Apply for an Experience

*Payment can be made online with a credit card.

The “Reservations” button will take you to the Reservations page.
*Please make sure your email address is entered correctly or your reservation won’t make it through.
②Pay online
We accept online payment for Experiences. (Some Experiences are free to join.)
*After you reserve your Experience, we’ll send a confirmation email to the address you entered during application. If you don’t receive a response within 10 minutes, send us an email with your name and info.
Online Experience Contact:
③Receive your Zoom Meeting Link
Two days before your Experience we’ll send a Zoom Meeting Link to the mail address you provided us.
*If you have never used Zoom before, be sure to install Zoom and register for a free account beforehand.
➃Online Experience Start!
On the day of your Experience, you can join the Zoom Meeting Room from 5 minutes before the starting time.
*Times are listed in NSW time, so be sure to double check your starting time!

*Important Booking Information

  • We will send you the ZOOM link at least 48 hours prior to the program.
  • If you do not receive the link, please kindly check your spam folder, or be sure to contact us by the day before the program.
  • We cannot take responsibility for the following cases: misunderstanding the time differences, disconnecting Wi-Fi connection, or bad connection to ZOOM, etc. They are non-refundable cases.
  • Please note that we will be recording this program for future reference.

Experience Archive

View past free Experience videos here any time!

Cooking Lesson (September 25)
Japanese Style Hamberg Steak
Cooking Lesson (August 29)
Beaf Bowl

Walk & Talk (August 28)
Asakusa, Tokyo

Cooking Lesson (August 23)
Japanese Dinner Set
Walk & Talk (August 22)
Osaka Castle
Real Japanese Interactive Room Tour (August 20)

Nippon Travel Agency Australia Pty. Ltd × Nextage Co., Ltd (Homestay in JAPAN)

Our Regular Programs

Japanese Teacher Online Homestay Program

Your host will be a qualified Japanese language teacher or will have completed a Japanese language education course designated by Nextage and will teach you Japanese lessons online. However, the program is more than simply Japanese lessons -- you will have a chance to talk and interact with your Japanese host family, take a walk with your host family around the neighborhood, or learn how to make a Japanese dish – a unique experience that will give you a taste of what it feels like to homestay in Japan.

 Online Homestay Program Features

  • You will see real improvement in your Japanese conversation skill
  • You can get a Virtual Experience of life in Japan—while you are in your own country!
  • You can enjoy communication with Japanese people

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Real Homestay Program

Regardless of whether it is a short/long term study, working holiday or internship, an immersion in the homestay lifestyle will increase your understanding of the distinctiveness of the Japanese lifestyle. Of course, you will also improve your Japanese language skills. Choosing homestay will definitely leave you with fantastic memories!

Why Homestay in Japan?

  • Amount of host family -more than 5,000 host family among Japan-
  • Perfect match -We have data base for each host family including their personality, life-style, hobbies .. etc -
  • High quality customer support -Post-arrival orientation and 24 hour HOTLINE -

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