If playing video games has been your dream, then this Japanese high school is definitely your dream school come true.
Esports Koutou Gakuin located in Tokyo Shibuya is Japan’s very first esports high school. Not only is it a true academic institution like any other high school, but it is also funded by telecommunications giant NTT and an esports team owned by Tokyo Verdy.
According to the school’s official website, Open School has been held every Sunday since January 2022 for middle school students planning to be admitted in 2022. Last month, an online webinar was also held to encourage students to join the school for the future development of Japanese esports. industry.
Let’s take a look inside the school – looks like a video gamer’s paradise. Who wouldn’t want to study in such a beautiful and advanced “high school”?
This place is also where playing games while studying becomes sweet reality. In addition to learning the basic high school academic curriculum, students will undergo play training, care training, free play training, industrialized instruction, and experience extracurricular activities at Akiba-NTT e -ExeField Sports.
Coaches and teachers are all professional esports players or esports representatives with high status.
Apart from that, the school is also equipped with 40 Galleria XA7C-R37 gaming PCs with an Intel Core i7-11700 processor and equipped with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 graphics cards, as reported by Kotaku. Students will also be able to learn and play game genres such as FPS, Third Person Shooter, RTS, and MOBA. The skills they learn also allow them to win the national high school esports championship and other competitions.
Japan is always known to be a dream country to visit, now with an esports high school, would you consider going to Japan for esports studies? What do you think of that? Let us know in the comments.
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