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Integrated Anime Production Department Figure Modeling World

Study anime and tap into your creativity!

In Figure Modeling World, you will enjoy a creator-friendly environment to make your own pieces. Course work covers the entire process from concept creation, design, production to finishing. Take your anime figures to exhibitions for professionals and anime fans to see.

What are the benefits?

Learn in professional-level facilities! Create anime figures in our studio as you wish.
Our studios are well-equipped. Materials, machines and tools are available for you.
Supervised by the industry's leading company! Join special seminars led by renowned company Kotobukiya!

Two Majors: Select the one you're attracted to the most!

At Tokyo School of Anime, there are two majors designed for you to work in the anime figure industry. Our curriculum is subject to change in order to keep updated to the industry's trend.


Master various skills to create anime figures, plastic models or anything you wish to create. We'll embrace your creativity. Venues, machines and tools are available for you at any time. Enjoy our creator-friendly environment.


Learn how to make various character figures from basic. At the end of the course, you'll be able to create one on your own. Discuss with your classmates how to design unique anime figures. Your idea may be made into product in collaboration with a company in the field.

The coursework includes

Modeling Basic

Create models for sculpture of human figures with materials such as clay, Sculpey and polyester putty.

Figure Sculpting

Learn the process of figure making and create your original figure. Complete your piece and show it at exhibitions outside the school.

Special Effect Sculpture

The course work includes creating monsters, extraterrestrial creatures as well as superhero suits to develop your skills and creativity.

Character & Backdrop Drawing

Develop drawing skills focused on human bodies and characters as well as backdrop and scenery with accurate perspective.

Sculpture and Drawing

Develop your basic drawing skills for drawing. Draw objects and human bodies with lines and contrast between light and shade.


Develop your skills on 3D modeling, 3D animation and composite.

Photoshop & Illustrator

Improve your design skills by becoming proficient in using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software.

Communication Skills

In this course, you will learn basic social skills including expressing yourself, hospitality through mock practice sessions.

Double-Major System

Enjoy freedom of choice and maximize your benefit.

Double-Major System


  • K-ON Club
  • Broadcasting Club

Enthrall and surprise the world.

“We, Kotobukiya, produce anime figures and plastic kits adapted from anime, movies, games and mangas created both inside and ostide Japan. We develop the concept, set up manufacturing and organize both marketing and distribution worldwide. We strive to offer high-quality products and services to our customers. Every day is a challenge for us, and we are always passionate about our mission: “enthrall and surprise.” Samples of our products are displayed at the “Special Gallery” at Tokyo School of Anime. We would love to support anime figure lovers who are serious about becoming a professional creator.

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