The Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education recruited businesses based on the “EIGO-MURA (working name)” screening standards and “EIGO-MURA (working name)” business applicant guidelines announced on March 28, 2016. 3 groups of proposals were accepted during the August 1-12 2016 reception period.

Regarding the 3 group proposals, the “EIGO-MURA (working name)” Project Review Committee based on the “EIGO-MURA (working name)” Project Review Committee Establishment Guidelines engaged in 1-stage reviews by means of proposal documents, as well as 2-stage reviews based on proposals and presentations. As a result, the following group headed by Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. was decided as the best project applicant. With this in mind, going forward the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education will decide best project applicants as anticipated participants, and start discussions based on proposal details.