Cultural Events

Monthly Events at Coto

Monthly Events at Coto Japanese Academy Each month we provide a series of cultural events for you to experience Japanese cooking, calligraphy, and cuisine.  We also produce a serie...

Getting to know Japan: Okinawa

Our latest Getting to know Japan took us to a fantastic Okinawan restaurant.

Japanese Sake Brewery Tour

Do you know how 日本酒 -nihon-shu (Japanese rice wine, or sake) is made? The basic ingredients are rice and water.Various types of sake are created based on the quality of...

Coto Japanese Academy’s Beer Garden Party! + Practice Japanese!

How have you been spending the hot summer in Japan? At Coto Japanese Academy, continuing from last year, we powerfully beat back the summer heat with a beer garden! This...

Join Local Japanese Festival in Iidabashi!

Join Local Japanese Festival in Iidabashi! Summer in Japan means festival time! A street normally filled with the coming and going of cars and people is closed off just for...

Monja Yakatabune Cruise on Tokyo Bay

Have you seen those boats that look like houseboats floating on the Sumida River or Tokyo Bay? In Japanese they are called “屋形船 yakatabune.” The kanji characters mean a...

Harvest and BBQ tour – Visiting an Organic farm in Chiba

Harvest and BBQ tour – Visiting an Organic farm in Chiba Growing and selling of organic vegetables as “safe edible vegetables” has lately become very popular in J...

Ikebana Experience in Koishikawa Korakuen

Ikebana (the art of flower arrangement) is very well known as one of the traditions of Japanese culture. Have you ever experienced it? There are many ikebana schools, but among...

Autumn Hiking Tour ー Mt. Sekirozan in Kanagawa

Do you all like mountain climbing? Have you ever been hiking in Japan? Every spring and fall, we at Coto Japanese Academy arrange day-trip hiking tours to various mountains in...

Coto Japanese Academy’s events in January and February 2015

We are planning many events for 2015. Here are ones that have already been scheduled. If you are interested, by all means please keep your schedule open!

Coto Japanese Academy Year-end Party! 2014

(日本語はギャラリーの下をご覧ください) What kind of year was 2014 to everyone? 「みなさんにとって2014年はどんな年でしたか?」 With that question, our first year-end party as Coto Japanese Academy began. The venue this t...

CotoJapanese Academy’s event in February, March and April 2015

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events We are planning the following events in February, March and April. Please send...

Japanese Cooking Event! Okonomi-yaki, yakisoba and more!

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Japanese Cooking Event! Okonomi-yaki, yakisoba and more! Do you like Japanese cooking? Becaus...

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