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Life in Japan Crypto in Japan article – Useful Related Japanese Vocabulary

Are you interested in trading digital currency or crypto in Japan? Bitcoin and crypto is all the buzz as of late – especially since Bitcoin crushed it’s 2017 all time.....

Posted by on May 13, 2021
10 Phrases from Japanese Anime That Have Real-life Use Case – Part 2!

Are you learning Japanese from watching Anime?  Have you already read our article “10 Phrases from Japanese Anime that you can actually use – Part 1“? Want to lea...

Life in Japan Tip – Deals on Japan Train Travel (Rail Passes)

“Tsuzumi Gate” by jpellgen (@1179_jp) licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Summer is right around the corner!  And with it, many great opportunities to travel and see Japan. ...

Japanese Learning Clubs on Clubhouse

Have you ever heard of the newly launched social media platform Clubhouse? Clubhouse is an exclusive platform, allowing users to interact with not only celebrities, but people arou...

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜かどうか (How to say “Whether or not~” in Japanese)

In English, we often use “whether or not~” in various contexts.  But do you know how to express this phrase in Japanese? Whether or not you know how, in today’s.....

How to improve in Japanese reading with Browser Extensions

It is said that there over 50,000 kanji and out of which around -2000 kanjis are commonly used for daily life. For a Japanese learner like you, this may seem...

JLPT N4 Grammar – ながら (How to say “While…” in Japanese)

We have yet another JLPT grammar blog post for you!  In this article, we review Nami-sensei’s video on how to use the JLPT N4 grammar point: ながら meaning “while”. ...

Duolingo Japanese Review: Pros and Cons

Read our review of Duolingo Japanese. Duolingo is one of the most popular  applications to learn Japanese. In this review we will be breakdown the pros and cons of using...

5 apps for Kanji Writing

Do you struggle with writing Japanese Kanji?  Can’t seem to grasp how to remember the order of the strokes and positions? Many Japanese learners out there are also feeling th...

I want to pass the JLPT – How can I study with Coto?

In this blog – we will share the different ways that you can study Japanese in order to pass the JLPT with Coto. From online classes to self-study materials, there...

JLPT N3 Grammar: 〜切る (How to Say “To Do Completely~” in Japanese)

We have new a JLPT N3 grammar blog for you!  Do you know the Japanese word 切る(kiru)?  It’s a verb meaning “to cut” – but it also has another meaning......

JLPT N3 Grammar – ~てもかまわない (How to say “It doesn’t matter if…” in Japanese)

We have another companion blog for you!  In this entry, we review Nami-sensei’s video above, where she teaches the JLPT N3 Grammar point: ~てもかまわない (~te mo kama wa nai).  Mean...

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜しよう (Volitional form – How to say “Let’s do…” in Japanese)

We have another JLPT grammar blog for you!  This one is a companion to the Youtube video above, in which Yuka-sensei teaches us the JLPT N4 Grammar: しよう (shiyou) –...

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