Japanese Essentials: How Much Does This Cost?

How to ask how much something costs in Japanese will greatly help you with your shopping experience in Japan.

Dealing With Mold In Japan During The Rainy Season

Dealing with mold in Japan is a challenge but use these tools and tips to keep the fungus away from your apartment or home.

Obon, A Japanese Tradition Honoring The Ancestors’ Spirits

The bonodori is a spiritual dance to welcome the spirits. Every region has a local dance and a different music.

Coto Academy 3 Year Anniversary 100 Lesson Special!

Join us in celebrating our three year anniversary of Coto Language Academy with a special discount on our Nihongo Plus and exceptionally our Private Lessons.

What You Need to Know About Japan’s New Job Hunting Visa

The new Designated Activities visa allows foreign students actively seeking employment after graduation to stay in Japan.

Diana: I don’t actually look like soy sauce

Diana fell in love with the culture and language of Japan while visiting over ten years ago. She recently decided to continue her studies by taking the Coto Intensive Japanese Language Course.

Coto Events in August 2017

Book our events online or contact us at info@cotoacademy.com. Lunch Tour Thursday, August 3 Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighborhood located 5 minutes walking from the Coto Academy...

Lucy: Working Holiday in Japan

We continue our Student Testimonial series with Lucy who came to Japan on a working holiday visa to learn the language and travel around the country.

New Events July 2017

We’re very excited to introduce two new social events in July! Bring along your friends and family to join the fun! 1: Sake Tasting Tour Have you been to Shinbashi...

Study Options For Working Holiday Visa holders

Our flexible 4-week Intensive courses offer Working Holiday Visa holders the perfect opportunity to study Japanese.

Carlos: From China to Japan

Carlos has started his 3 month Intensive Course in February at Coto. He’s passionate about Eastern Asian Culture and lived in China for a few years before moving to Japan...

Coto Academy 3 Year Anniversary Special!

At Coto we’re very excited about our upcoming 3rd year anniversary! As a big thank you to all our current and potential new students we are pleased to announce a...