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Join NDS, the FIRST and ONLY Japanese art college in Malaysia. Exceptional art and design courses to launch your creative career.

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20 Jul @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Digital Illustration class AM PM

20 Jul @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2D Animation class PM


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NDS Malaysia with +Japan

Expand your horizons to the world by understanding each other’s different cultures and values. We are the first and only Japanese vocational school in Malaysia .Our wish is that NDS Malaysia will be a bridge between Malaysia and Japan

That is why it is included in this “+(plus)”.

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Diploma Courses

Our practical and stimulating courses will help support you in achieving your dreams. At NDS Malaysia, an art college in Malaysia, we offer a comprehensive suite of diploma courses, including specialized programs in 3D Animation and Manga Illustration. Our curriculum is tailored to foster creativity and skills in various artistic domain.

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In our Diploma in Manga Illustration program, students develop their creative skills, learning the nuances of manga creation from concept to completion. The curriculum is designed to nurture not only technical abilities but also storytelling prowess, enabling students to create captivating designs that resonates with the audiences.

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Diploma in 3D ANIMATION
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In our Diploma in 3D Animation program, we focus on the changing demands of the animation industry. We combine advanced technical training with a strong storytelling emphasis, preparing students to excel in both areas. This course equips students with the skills to excel in various animation roles, blending narrative excellence with technical proficiency.

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Education Philosophy

Expand your horizons to the world by understanding each other's different cultures and values. Our wish is that NDS Malaysia will be a bridge between Malaysia and Japan through our 7 Strengths.

Diploma in Manga Illustration (MI)

Education that embodies imagination through manga output

Digital drawing techniques adapted for various medias

A globalized curriculum, Japan and Malaysia

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Diploma in 3D Animation (3DA)

Industry-based curriculum

Industry-focus output

Multicultural and Multidisciplinary Collaboration

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Student Wi-Fi

Guidance & Counselling Unit

Computer labs


LCD Tablets from Japan


Student Support Centre

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Nakama/ Strategic Partners

NDS Malaysia has many supporters and connections with creators from Malaysia, Japan, China, Korea, and many other countries.

Career Support

We support students at every stage of their careers. Through face-to-face support, we bring out the best in our students (their interests, values, and abilities) and help them to choose a career that is right for them and to get a job offer.