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School News Bento Chat Hour – Speaking Practice Events in May

Looking for a way to practice Speaking Japanese in Tokyo? Bento Chat Hour is perfect for you!

Posted by on April 25, 2018
Everything you need to know about Japanese cherry blossom: sakura

In the Japanese culture, one very important theme is the seasons and the flowers symbolizing the passage of time. Among them, one kind is particularly iconic, capturing the attenti...

Douzo o saki ni: Japanese etiquette

Travelling abroad forces us to reconsider our manners and to think about the other culture’s rules. For many expatriates in Japan adapting to the local culture is not always ...

Coto’s events in March 2016

We are planning the following events in March 2016. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com Special Cooking Class〜 Nigiri-Sushi 特別料理クラス にぎりずし Tuesday, Ma...

Discover Japan by train! Seishun 18 Kippu

Do you have plans for the next spring in Japan? Do you like travelling by train? If you are staying in Japan for a few months and you want to...

Employed as IT engineer in Japan after 6 months

This time we interviewed Fabrice who came to Japan from France with a working holiday visa and got a job at a major IT company in Japan after taking a 6-month course.

How to open a bank account in Japan!

Everything is ready and you are good to go live your dream in Tokyo. And at you arrival… You are wondering how to open a bank account in Japan! The...

Have you ever seen live sumo? The Grand Sumo Tournament

The 40th Grand Sumo Tournament In Coto Academy every February we have an appointment with Sumo. Come with us and discover the picture of an incredible Grand Sumo Tournament at...

Hiragana and katakana origins

When you start learning Japanese, hiragana and katakana might have seemed very frightening, didn’t it? At Coto Academy, we believe that if you learn how to write Japanese at ...

Sentô: the Japanese public bath!

In January, our students went on a Special Sentô Tour to discover the wonders of the traditional Japanese public baths and their artworks. The communal baths appeared in Japanese t...

How to apologize in Japanese – sumimasen

Do you know how to apologize correctly in Japanese? Apologizing is an important part of Japanese culture, and it’s something our students always notice and ask about when they come...

Coto’s event in February 2016

We are planning the following events in February. Please send your request for participation to info@cotoacademy.com Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Thursday, February 4th, 12:30-13:50 Le...

Have fun with Japanese oyaji gag

Every language has its jokes and word games, delightful and refreshing for the minds. Japanese people are particularly fond of what they call “oyaji gag”, a type of jok...