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Life in Japan Kanagawa Prefecture – So Much to See!

Kanagawa seems to have it all, a little Kyoto, views of Fuji-san, a blue-flag beach, a national park and a thriving capital city!

Posted by on October 23, 2017
Japanese Essentials: What Is This Item On The Restaurant Menu?

Once you learn a few basic words, ordering at a Japanese restaurant is not very difficult. This article will cover how to ask for recommendations.

4 questions you must know how to answer in a Japanese job interview

When getting ready for a Japanese job interview, be prepared to answer these 4 key questions to improve your chances of getting the job.

Japanese Essentials: How to Politely Refuse Plastic Bags At the Cashier

Help save the environment by learning this key phrase for how to politely refuse plastic bags at the store.

Japanese Essentials: How to Order Take Out in Japan

In Japan many chain restaurants offer a take out option on their menu. In a country where every one’s busy working, this option is quite convenient. In this article we...

Japanese Essentials: Make a purchase in Japanese

Japan is full of many great shopping options. In this article let’s learn how to make a purchase at a clothing store in Japan.

Japanese Essentials: Ask a question at a store

So far we’ve learned a few simple phrases on how to ask for an item and how to ask for a price of an item. In this article we’re learn...

Coto September Events Calendar 2017

Autumn is just around the corner and our Coto September Events calendar is full of fun activities for you to enjoy. Book our events online or contact us at info@cotoacademy.com....

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.

5 Ways to ‘Get-to-Know’ Mountain Day (山の日) in Tokyo

What is Japan’s newest holiday about, and can we actually celebrate it in Tokyo?

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.