Cultural Events

Monja Yakatabune Cruise on Tokyo Bay

Have you seen those boats that look like houseboats floating on the Sumida River or Tokyo Bay? In Japanese they are called “屋形船 yakatabune.” The kanji characters mean a...

Join Local Japanese Festival in Iidabashi!

Join Local Japanese Festival in Iidabashi! Summer in Japan means festival time! A street normally filled with the coming and going of cars and people is closed off just for...

Coto’s Beer Garden Party! + Practice Japanese!

How have you been spending the hot summer in Japan? At Coto Language Academy, continuing from last year, we powerfully beat back the summer heat with a beer garden! This...

Japanese Sake Brewery Tour

Do you know how 日本酒 -nihon-shu (Japanese rice wine, or sake) is made? The basic ingredients are rice and water.Various types of sake are created based on the quality of...

Getting to know Japan: Okinawa

Our latest Getting to know Japan took us to a fantastic Okinawan restaurant.