Coto November Events Calendar 2017

Autumn is finally here and our Coto November Events calendar is full of fun activities for you to enjoy.

Posted by on October 19, 2017 – Cultural Events

Thursday, November 2: Lunch Tour

LunchKagurazaka is an enchanting neighbourhood located 5 minutes from the Coto Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in this area.

If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka while enjoying some delicious food, make your reservation now!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Thursday, November 2
Time: 12:30 – 13:50
Location: Coto 1st Floor
Price: ¥1500
Restaurant: 花かぐら (Hanakagura)
Limit: Up to 16 people
Staff: Mariko Koide

Wednesday, November 8: Cooking class

Cooking ClassThere are many ways of preparing Japanese sushi and every month we organize a cooking class for you to learn more about it! This month we introduce the way to make 四海巻き (Shikaimaki). Have fun learning how to cook with us and take up the challenge to create beautiful norimaki for the eye and delicious for your palate!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Wednesday, November 8
Time: 12:40 – 13:50
Location: Coto 1st Floor
Price: ¥2500
Limit: Up to 10 people
Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (Coto teacher)

Thursday, November 9: All-you-can-drink Japanese sake workshop

This month we will be holding a Japanese Sake Workshop to learn the basics of Japanese rice wine, in partnership with Nomel, a sake shop located in Kanda.

The workshop will begin with an introduction by Yamazki san, the owner of Nomel and a specialist of sake, followed by a tasting session with 5 different types of Japanese sake. After the workshop, you are free to try more than 50 types of sake specially selected by the Nomel shop. Come join us for a great evening!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Thursday, November 9
Time: 18:20 – 21:30
Meeting at Coto 3F
Place: Shop: Nomel (http://sakenomel.jp/)
Fee:¥3800
Details: Finger food will be provided (you can also bring your own food)
Limit: Up to 18 people
Instructor: Yamazaki (Nomel) , Staff: Kana Sumitani

Wednesday, November 15: Calligraphy Class

Every month, Coto Academy will hold a calligraphy class to teach you the basics of calligraphy along with the artistic way of writing kanji. The instructor, Wakana Shingae, is a professional calligrapher and will be teaching how to write the following kanji: 月 叶 夢 .

Grab this opportunity to experience the traditions of Japan and participate in our calligraphy class!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Wednesday, November 15
Time: 12:40 – 13:50
Location: Coto 1st Floor
Price: ¥2500
Limit: up to 10 people
Instructor: Wakana Shingae (professional calligrapher)

Sunday, November 19: Hiking Trip & Onsen, Mt. Nokogiri

Why don’t you go hiking with us and enjoy the beautiful momiji season? Every year, in November and May, Coto Academy invites our students to go hiking and discover the natural beauty of Japan.

This November, let’s explore Chiba’s Mount Nokogiri and enjoy its incredible view of the ocean. Did you know? Nokogiri is very famous for its unusual summit and blade shaped cliffs.

Let’s hike together on Sunday and relax in hot springs afterwards. Family and friends welcome!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Sunday, November 19
Time: 7:40 – 19:30
Place: Mt. Nokogiri, Chiba prefecture
Participation Fee: 6,500 yen (round trip private bus from Iidabashi, onsen entrance)
Limit: up 42 people
Staff: Ayaka Takaki and Mariko Koide
B.O.Y: lunch, rain jacket, sunglasses, hiking shoes (jogging shoes are also okay), mats and trash bags (trash can not be discarded and must be taken home) as well as towels for the onsen. Please note that tattooed people might not be able to enter the onsen.

Wednesday, November 22: Workshop Kanji Name And Paper Marbling

We’re excited to hold this new event in partnership with Global Development Ltd. and Logtre Ltd.

Grab this opportunity to get your name in kanji and to try out Japanese style paper marbling (墨流し, “floating ink”).

Nadeshiko Yamamoto, a professional calligrapher ,will pick a suitable kanji name for you and present it in calligraphy. on a Shikishi board (a special signing board). After the naming session, you’ll get a chance to practice paper marbling yourself!

Nadeshiko sensei is a calligrapher and member of the Contemporary Art Calligraphers Association.  Her cross-genre work is based on traditional calligraphy and vary in letter types, colour and materials. She has held gallery exhibitions in Nagoya and Tokyo since 2009.

If there’s a particular kanji you would like to have in your name, do let us know beforehand!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Wednesday, November 22
Time: 12:40 – 13:50
Place: Coto 1F
Fee: ¥1000
Limit: Up tp 20 people
Instructor: Nadeshiko and Takahashi

Thursday, November 30: Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka

Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in Kagurazaka area. This time we’ll enjoy some delicious food at Torijaya! If you want to join us make your reservation now!

Book Appointment from Coubic

Date: Thursday, November 30
Time: 12:30 – 13:50
Meeting Point: Coto 1st Floor
Price: ¥1500
Restaurant: 鳥茶屋 (torijaya)
Limit: Up to 18 people
Menu : Udonsuki
Staff ; Mariko Kode and Ayaka Morimoto