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Japanese Study Japanese Essentials: How to Ask a Question

Thanks to our previous article, you know now how to introduce yourself properly! If you want to know more about the person you’re with, it’s time to learn how to...

Posted by on July 21, 2017
How Mathieu Landed a Job in Japan

Mathieu moved to Japan in December 2015 to settle down with his Japanese wife. In France, he ran his own IT company providing customer support services. He chose to leave it all be...

Coto Events in February 2017

We are planning the following events in February 2017. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com! Japanese Ink Painting Class Wednesday, February 1 Take a ...

Coto Events in January 2017

We are planning the following events in January 2017. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com! Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Thursday, January 12 Have you eve...

Watch the Sunrise over Mount Fuji at Hottarakashi Onsen

Hottarakashi Onsen is a scenic hot spring located less than two hours by train from Tokyo in Yamansashi prefecture.

And Japan’s Buzzword of 2016 is kamitteru!

Every year, Jiyukokuminsha publishing house, known for its annual book of slang, hold a buzzwords competition capturing social, political and entertainment trends of the year. The ...

Coto Academy’s Winter Break

What are your plans for the Winter break? Time to close your books, folders and computer for a while for some time with your family and friends, catching-up on sleep...

The Emperor’s Birthday – a Japanese National Holiday

Tomorrow (Friday, December 23) is the Emperor’s Birthday (天皇誕生日) – a Japanese national holiday! The date is determined by the reigning Emperor’s birthdate, Akihit...

Bilingual Improv Comedy in Tokyo

Something people mention when speaking of why they want to experience Japan is the appeal of understanding such a unique culture to their own.

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...