Beginner Japanese Phrases – Easy Travel Japanese to Help You in Japan

Before we get started, be sure to watch the video above and subscribe to our Youtube channel! Are you planning on traveling Japan soon, but you don’t know any Japanese? ...

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜も (How to express “That many?” in Japanese)

First, watch Yuka-sensei’s video above! If you have been studying Japanese for a while now – there’s a good chance you have come across the Japanese grammar point...

MyJLPT – How to check your results for the December 2020 JLPT

If you registered for the December 2020 JLPT electronically, the results of the December 2020 JLPT will be released on January 25th 2021 through your MYJLPT page. How to check...

What Does “Oishii” Mean in Japanese? 美味しい, おいしい in Japanese

Have you ever heard the word “oishii!” in Japanese?  It’s a common adjective found in Japanese media, like anime, comics, TV, as well as in everyday life in Japan...

List of Japanese Language Certificates Accepted by Immigration

The rules for Japanese student visas are changing.   Before we continue we would like to share the following   Disclaimer:   We do NOT provide student visa support at...

Update regarding the Coronavirus Situation in Tokyo – SOE 1/12/2021

School Policy in response to the State of Emergency Dear everyone, Thank you for your continued cooperation and support for Coto. On January 7, 2021, the Government of Japan issued...

JLPT N2 Grammar: How to Say “I did not have the chance to..” | ずじまい

Time for some JLPT N2 grammar.  Today we are looking at the JLPT N2 Grammar point: ずじまい (zujimai). As the title suggests, this grammar point is on the JLPT N2...

FAQ regarding Coto’s preventive measures in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 2020/11 Update

Hi Everyone, In response to the ongoing COVID 19 Situation – we have updated our guidance and safety measures. What is Coto doing in response to the COVID-19 situation? As...

JLPT N3 Grammar – How to Say “Depending on” (niyotte) in Japanese

Have you ever heard the phrase “による” (ni yoru) or “によって” (niyotte) in Japanese conversation?  This is a JLPT N3 Grammar unit that is a very useful way to ex...

Golden Week Intensive Courses (ONLINE) – Japanese Conversation and Business Writing – Apply by 5/1

This year due to COVID-19 we will be offering several online special intensive courses. With a variety of different levels – you can take the opportunity to improve your Japa...

How to ask for a picture with a Maiko or a Geisha – Japan Travel Tip

Kyoto is world famous for its Gion District and the Geisha that work there.  If you would like to take pictures of Geisha or Maiko – there is a polite...