Japanese Study

JLPT N3 Grammar Point: ~ppanashi (〜っぱなし)

Have you ever heard this phrase in a Japanese sentence before, but didn’t know what it meant: 何々っぱなし〜?   Maybe you were able to catch the general meaning or implication, but....

Making Flashcards for Japanese TV Shows – Netflix recommendations for Learning Japanese

Many of our students will be studying remotely and worldwide – many Japanese learners are stuck at home. In this blog, we want to introduce a great way to get...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 3 Hobbies – PDF

Learning and practicing your N4 Kanji? Do you know what kind of words to use to describe your favorite hobbies? We have a new unit for you! This is the...

Apps for homeschool Japanese

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana Are you homeschooling your child and looking for language learning resources? Japanese is a good fit for homeschoolers due...

How to say “But” or “However” in Japanese – でも – JLPT N5 Grammar

Learn how to say the Japanese word for But or However in this blog!

Online Japanese Lessons for Homeschooling

In light of the Covid-19 situation affecting Schools across the world – Coto has decided to start offering its online lessons to homeschoolers and their families that are loo...

How to say a noun “is not” in Japanese

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana In Japanese to say that something is something – you use “Noun + Desu”. First, you give the noun &#...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 2 Weather, Nature, Animal – PDF

Learning and practicing your JLPT N4 Kanji? Do you know what kind of words to use to describe the seasons, weather or animals in Japanese? In This Article: Unit 2...

Japanese Causative Form – How to say “I am Allowed”, “I Force Someone”, and “May I Do?”

Ever get confused by Japanese causative form? It can be tricky to remember how to conjugate the verbs properly for different purposes. However, this article breaks it down into thr...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 1 Family – PDF

Are you trying to learn Kanji from the JLPT N4?? Do you know the Japanese words used to address your family members? In this sample unit from our JLPT N4...

Japanese Stationery Vocabulary ー Useful Words and Places to Shop!

Japan really carries some of the cutest stationery you can ever find! From cute stickers to cute planners, Japanese stationery shops really do have a variety of things. Do you...

How Do I Type in Japanese? Typing in Japanese Using Microsoft IME on Windows 10

How to Use Microsoft IME on Windows 10 to Type in Japanese For Mac, iPhone, iOS click here. Looking to type in Japanese? In our modern age, typing has become...