【Zoshinkai Publishers Inc.】
Notice Regarding Acquisition of All Shares in Masuda-Juku (MYFRONTIER)

July 3, 2017
Zoshinkai Publishers Inc.

July 3, 2017 - Zoshinkai Publishers Inc. (below, “Zoshinkai”), the holding company of Z-kai Group, announces that on 30th June 2017 the company acquired all of the shares of MYFRONTIER, which runs a chain of cram schools, Masuda-Juku (below, “Masuda-Juku”). Zoshinkai will make the most of the strengths of Masuda-Juku in offering preparation for and achieving excellent results in the entrance examinations to top universities in Japan, in order to enable the Z-kai Group, including Z-kai Inc., a division of Zoshinkai, to offer the learning services most appropriate to each student preparing for university entrance examinations.


The Z-kai Group offers a wide range of educational services, including correspondence courses, cram schools, publications, mock examinations, assessment and ICT-based tutoring services in line with the corporate philosophy “excellence in education for future global leaders” through Z-kai Inc., Z-kai Educe, Z-kai CA, ZE Holdings Inc., Eikoh Inc., and other subsidiaries.

Educational services are changing to meet new needs that are more diverse than ever before. In order to be able to meet these needs, to deliver a wider range of services and to best meet the needs of each student, the Group is devoted to the improvement and innovation mainly of services aimed at high school students preparing for university entrance examinations.

About MYFRONTIER (Masuda-Juku)

Masuda-Juku operates cram schools catering to high school students preparing to enter the faculty of liberal arts and humanities of the top Japanese private universities. Company records over the past 16 years show that a high proportion (80%) of its students passed entrance examinations to the top private universities in Japan, including Waseda University, Keio University and Sophia University. In 2017, 592 students of Masuda-Juku passed the examination to the three leading private universities and other students also passed for other highly competitive universities. These results show a high level of performance in terms of both quality and quantity.

The corporate philosophy of Masuda-Juku is to help students gain entrance to top universities through dedicated guidance focusing on the individual student. The Z-kai Group considers that this fits well with its own group philosophy, “excellence in education for future global leaders”.

The aim of this acquisition is to build a strong relationship with Masuda-Juku which shares a common goal with the Z-kai Group’s philosophy, in order to be able to anticipate and respond to market changes and to offer additional value to our customers and to society.

    1. Company name : MYFRONTIER (Masuda-Juku)
    2. Number of classrooms: 41 (Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa, Chiba, Osaka, Kyoto, Aichi, etc.)
    3. Established : 2001
    4. Address: Atago Green Hills Mori Tower 27F, 2-5-1, Atago, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6227
    5. Tel: 03-5472-1303

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