Coming-of-Age Day has been saying “welcome to adulthood” officially since 1948. But how, and why? We take a look at what it means to turn 20 in Japan.
Many of us welcome the “bigger and brighter” beginnings that New Year’s Day brings, but there are also many wonderful traditions surrounding this important holiday in Japan. To commemorate this day, we explore a handful of some of the most popular.
To honour the Heisei Emperor’s birthday, we take a look at the origins of this holiday, the monarchy, and how Tokyo is involved.
Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Lina shared with us her motivation to improve her Japanese fluency and her experience studying in our Japanese Business Course.
Corina is studying at Coto since she arrived in Japan last year. She shared her experience working here in Tokyo and studying Japanese.
If Ancient Japan were a single place it would be Nara Prefecture. Despite its vast uninhabitable area, Nara-ken has more temples designated as National Treasures, and more UNESCO World Heritage listings, than any other prefecture.
Come join us for our year end Coto party! Here’s why you should join us! 1. Our party is a great chance to speak Japanese! Our staff, teachers and...
Tochigi may be most famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nikko National Park. But have you heard about its close connection to gyoza? Or the tale of its magical kitsune?
Thanksgiving in Japan isn’t solely connected to the produce of the autumn harvest, it’s also a day of gratitude for the working people of Japan. So, how do these two meanings complement one another?
Tokyo is home to a large number of Michelin starred restaurants but getting a table can be difficult if you haven’t made a reservation in advance.