Student Story – Shannon – Learning Japanese as an Actress / Performer

What brought you to Japan? I am a performer by trade and I was sent to Japan on a 3 year assignment. I spent about 3 years here and never...

How to rent & use share bicycles in Tokyo (Docomo Sharecycle)

Want to learn how to use the red public share bicycles in Tokyo? Our students have asked for our help to understand how to use the share cycle system in...

AIUEO – Tsu – Tsui Tsui – “ついつい” in Japanese

日本語こちら Would it be strange if I said I   (“couldn’t help but study?”) “ついつい勉強してしまう” When you “couldn’t help yourself” – ついつい &...

Events in July 2018

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their...

AIUEO – “Chi” – Chahan

Today’s AIUEO Japanese learning blog is about Chahan – or fried rice. This blog will teach you how vocabulary and in the process – how to make delicious egg fried rice.

Four of the Best Apps to Learn Japanese Reading – 2018

Are you looking for the perfect app to help you learn Japanese reading?  This blog will list some of the most popular and helpful applications for learning how to read Japanese on iOS and Android mobile devices

AIUEO – Ta – Taiyaki

Japanese Version  Hello everyone! My A-I-U-E-O blog will be focusing on Ta this week. I hope that you enjoy guessing what word will come next! And today’s theme, well, if...

Student Story – Amanda – Intensive Japanese Upper Beginner

What made you decide to study Japanese in Japan? Ever since I was little I had an interest in japan which started with anime and manga – and then grew...

AIUEO - So (そ) - Souda (そうだ) - I know, Kyoto, Let’s Go!

In this blog – Matsumoto Sensei teaches us the meaning behind one of Japan’s longest running advertising Campaigns.

Bento Chat Hour – (June Schedule 2018)

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Looking for a fun way to improve your Japanese speaking? We are excited...

Student Story – Caleb – Day Trader

What brought you to Japan originally? I first came to japan when I was transferred with work in 1997 – My first time to Japan I lived here for three...

AIUEO - Se (せ) – 先輩 (Senpai)- What’s Senpai?

Learn about the word Senpai and its meaning in Japanese and English in this latest A-I-U-E-O Learning Blog.