Japanese Learning Blog – AIUEO – NE – NEKO – Japanese idioms related to cats

This week – Kumi Tanaka Sensei will share with us several idioms in Japanese related to cats.

AIUEO - Na (な) – Natsu Matsuri- Summer Festivals in Japan

Aiueo Blog “Summer Festivals” Na – Natsu matsuri 日本語「は」こちら Hello everyone! We have finally reached the turn around “Na” column of the Japanese alphabet. For this ...

New Staff Introduction: MutsukiSan – Licensed Scuba Diver and International Traveler

MutsukiSan is a new staff member that has been working at Coto Japanese Academy since February.  She is extremely friendly so please say Hi to her if you see her...

AIUEO – To (と) – Toriaezu (とりあえず) – What is the meaning of Toriaezu?

日本語こちら Typical Conversation between Japanese Friends The Positive & Negative Connotations To (と): Toriaezu (とりあえず) Beer! (Tori-Bee!) Have you ever been to an izakaya? It’...

AIUEO – Shi (し) – Shikata ga nai, Shouganai – When it can’t be Helped

「しかた(が)ない、しょうがない」、 Shikata ga nai, shouganai There’s nothing you can do. / It can’t be helped. 日本語 Expressing Ideas… In Casual Conversations… Expressing Ide...

Nicole L – Student Testimonial – Beginner 5

Can you tell us about yourself and how long you have been studying at Coto Japanese Academy? I’m from Malaysia and have been studying at Coto since January 2018.  I...

Daryl: Improving Business Japanese to communicate with clients

In this blog – we ask Daryl, an attorney and intermediate Japanese language learner about his experience with our Business Japanese Course

Japanese Baseball Vocabulary & Flashcards

Going to a Tokyo Giants Baseball Game? This article will teach you Japanese Baseball Vocabulary!

Tokyo Dome City & Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

Tokyo Dome City (東京ドームシティ) & Koishikawa Korakuen Garden (小石川後楽園) are two major tourist destinations located a short 15 minute walk from Coto Japanese Academy – they are a...

Japanese Digital Marketing Vocabulary List & Flashcards

Are you looking for Japanese Digital Marketing Vocabulary? Do you work in marketing or online content creation in Japan?  Maybe you are a designer – or a manager that has...

Summer Intensive Course for Volunteer Groups

  Are you a Missions group that is sending a small group of students to Tokyo for Japanese study? Are you looking for a short term immersion program that will...

The Love Shrine of Tokyo – Tokyo Daijingu Shrine(東京大神宮)

Did you know that one of Tokyo’s 5 Major Shrines is only a 3 minute walk from Coto ACADEMY?   Tokyo Daijingu 東京大神宮 ( とうきょう だいじんぐ ) – located in Iidabashi......