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When we launched O-TAKU we always wanted the experience to be as complete as possible 👾
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Our classes start this September!


Face-to-face or online, our level 101 will make you discover the basics of Japanese with ease. Let yourself be tempted by an immersion of a few hours a week in this fascinating culture with experienced teachers from Japan.

For 16 years old or older.

DURATION: 10 weeks
FORMAT: Online

Manga Drawing

My Otaku Academia is definitely the best way to learn to draw for manga enthusiasts! More than a drawing class, it’s a way to share the same passion with other Otaku, whether they are our students or our teachers! Here we offer you the opportunity to learn at your own pace, in an environment based on trust, mutual aid and sharing to promote and enhance your progress.

For children from 8 to 15 years old.

DURATION: 10 weeks
FORMAT: Online

Private Lessons

Special learning needs? Need another beat?
Our team also offers private lessons adapted entirely to your needs and your pace!

Contact us : fun@librairiesotaku.com

DURATION: Variable
LEVELS: Adapted

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My O-Taku Academia

When you start our courses, you officially start the MY O-TAKU ACADEMIA journey. It was created and designed by drawing and Japanese professionals who aim to transmit with kindness, passion and in the greatest accessibility all the bases and techniques to learn their art.

You will therefore have the opportunity to learn with the pros, to share with other enthusiasts like you and to obtain ‘badges’ at each level reached. They will allow you to savor the success of each important milestone in your learning.

My O-TAKU Academia is also personalized support, the possibility of joining a practice club in parallel with theoretical courses as well as access to a platform with the same name and which brings together all of your courses, exercises and even videos of your past classes.


Who gives your lessons?

Whether for Japanese lessons or drawing lessons, they are above all teachers who are very experienced in their respective fields.

Our Japanese teachers are all of Japanese descent and have lived in Japan.

As for the drawing teachers, they have experience in illustration, drawing or comics.

How many lessons does a session contain?

Our Japanese or drawing sessions include 10 lessons of 2 hours each.

What is the price of a course session?

Prices vary depending on the type of course and whether it is online or not.

How many levels are there for drawing or Japanese lessons?

Our Japanese program consists of 12 sessions (levels) of 10 lessons.

Our drawing program consists of 9 sessions (levels) of 10 lessons as well. In addition to that, two options are available: digital drawing and character scenario.

From what age can we take lessons?

Our Japanese lessons can be taken from the age of 12.

As for manga drawing lessons, they are available for ages 8 and up.

What are the days and times of your Japanese and/or manga drawing lessons?

The schedules are varied: you will have access to evening classes during the week or at the end of the week.

What are the prerequisites for attending classes?

No prerequisites are required to register for the 101 levels.

What equipment do I need to attend classes?

The necessary equipment is indicated in each course.

Are our classes inline or onsite?

Classes are usually available at O-Taku Manga Lounge in Montreal or online.

What platform do we use to take our online courses?

We use ZOOM which you can download or access online directly. Following your registration, you will receive all the information concerning your private room (48 hours before your 1st lesson).

Are your online courses pre-recorded?

At O-TAKU we believe that it is best to take lessons with an online teacher. This allows everyone to ask questions. In addition, our lessons are recorded and can be viewed later by students.

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