School News

Golden Week 5 Day Course

  CLICK HERE FOR 2019   Spring is just around the corner and we’re getting closer to the long awaited Golden Week! To celebrate the long weekend we are offering...

Japanese National Holiday: National Foundation Day

The National Foundation Day, 建国記念(けんこくきねん)の日(ひ), is a Japanese national holiday celebrated on February 11. This day marks the founding of the nation and the accession of the first ...

Japanese Intensive Course Spring Special

Spring is in the air! Spring in Japan means cherry blossoms, ohanami, sakura flavoured snacks and festivals. What kind of spring will it be for you? If you’re ready to develo...

Coto Japanese Academy’s Winter Break

What are your plans for the Winter break? Time to close your books, folders and computer for a while for some time with your family and friends, catching-up on sleep...

The Emperor’s Birthday – a Japanese National Holiday

Tomorrow (Friday, December 23) is the Emperor’s Birthday (天皇誕生日) – a Japanese national holiday! The date is determined by the reigning Emperor’s birthdate, Akihit...

End Of The Year Party 2016

What a year! Time flies and here we are, preparing Coto Japanese Academy’s End Of The Year Party! What sort of year was 2016 for you? We’ve already introduced the custo...

Japanese Intensive Course Year End Christmas Special 2016

Is 2017 the year for Japanese? 2017 is just around the corner, what kind of year will it be for you? If you’re ready to step-up your Japanese skills, our intensive course Yea...

Japanese National Holiday: Labor Thanksgiving Day

Did you know Japan also celebrates a Labor Thanksgiving Day? The Japanese government established this public national holiday in 1948 after the World War II. This holiday, taking p...

Special Thanks: Nihongo Plus! 100 Lessons

This summer marks the 16th anniversary of Coto Japanese Academy, from its early foundation as the Iidabashi Language School in 2000. Started by 4 staff in a small apartment, we...

Discover the Japanese Golden Week!

Coto Japanese Academy will only be open for the Golden Week 5 Day Course on May 3rd, 4th, and 5th.  Please note that on April 29th and May 3/4/ 5, there...

Celebrate Spring with the Japanese Holiday: 春分の日 (Shunbun no Hi)!

What is 春分の日 (Shunbun no Hi)? Cultural Beliefs The Japanese Calendar sure can be a wonder for those who enjoy learning about the Japanese culture and traditions. Every month, with ...

Winter (冬) Photo Contest 2016!

  Winter (冬) Photo Contest 2016! Coto Japanese Academy’s Winter Photo Contest is BACK! All you have to do to take part is to post a picture of your experience during...