Study Tips to Pass JLPT Level N3

So you’ve worked through most of ‘Minna no Nihongo’. The JLPT levels of N5 or N4 you have gloriously passed, or you have mastered the basic grammar needed to pass...

End Of The Year Party 2016

What a year! Time flies and here we are, preparing Coto Academy’s End Of The Year Party! What sort of year was 2016 for you? We’ve already introduced the custom of cele...

Japanese Intensive Course Year End Christmas Special 2016

Is 2017 the year for Japanese? 2017 is just around the corner, what kind of year will it be for you? If you’re ready to step-up your Japanese skills, our intensive course Yea...

Coto Events in December 2016

We are planning the following events in December 2016. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com! Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Thursday, December 1 Have you ev...

Japanese National Holiday: Labor Thanksgiving Day

Did you know Japan also celebrates a Labor Thanksgiving Day? The Japanese government established this public national holiday in 1948 after the World War II. This holiday, taking p...

Three Japanese Scary Spirits You Should Know About

You cannot travel in Japan without hearing at least a story or two about Japanese scary spirits. Are you aware that indeed, Japan is surrounded by a mythology of ancient...

From Foreign to Home, Inaya’s Working Experience in Japan

Inaya moved to Japan in March 2016 to pursue an exciting work opportunity in the Japanese headquarters of a global manufacturing company. “I have always been the kind of pers...

Exciting announcement from Coto Academy!

We’re launching Coto Work as a recruiting service in the next few months, and we wanted to share the news! You may have heard about the Coto Work Program we...

Coto Events in November 2016

We are planning the following events in November 2016. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com! Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka: Shozantei Thursday, November 2n...

Challenge accepted: full-time work + intensive course

When Nicolas got the opportunity to work in Tokyo, he jumped at the chance right away since he had always been very fond of Japan.  “The offer was perfect. I was...

The Japanese Silver Week, a Rare Five-Day Break

You might have heard of the Silver Week (シルバーウィーク), an expression coined in 2009, referring to 3 consecutive Japanese national holidays in early autumn. But did you know that the J...

Coto events in October 2016

We are planning the following events in October. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com! Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Thursday, October 6th 12:30-13:50 Each...