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Japanese Study 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...

Posted by on April 2, 2020
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 am Forced”, 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 Looking to type in Japanese? In our modern age, typing has become an essential and integrated part of...

Yokohama Open House – Meet Mutsuki! (Yokohama Japanese Language School Manager)

Hi Everyone! Coto Japanese Academy Yokohama will be opening in just 3 weeks! We have had several people sign up for classes at the new location already – and we are very...

Going on a “Japanese Learning Tour” – 3 Ideas for Learning Japanese on your next visit to Japan

If you are learning to speak Japanese – you will want to visit Japan to practice. There are not many places in the world that have a high concentration of...

BEST Tattoo Friendly Onsen and Sento in Tokyo and Yokohama (Related Vocabulary)

In this article, we will share with you several options for tattoo friendly onsen close to and within Tokyo. Much more than simple traditional local sento baths! This article inclu...

Student Story – Jeff : Passing the JLPT N2 with Coto Online Lessons

This week we have a student story from Jeff, one of our Coto Online students that have been taking Online Lessons to prepare for the JLPT N2 Jeff was kind...

History of Tea Ceremony – 5Ws 1H answered!

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony (茶道, sadō or chadō, lit. “the way of tea” or 茶の湯, chanoyu. “hot-water tea”) has its history rooted in the princip...

How to say “In Other Words” in Japanese – つまり – JLPT N3 Grammar Point

JLPT N3 Grammar: How to Use つまり If you are speaking in Japanese in a casual setting with coworkers or friends, you may want to do away with long form...

UR HOUSING in Tokyo: Finding an Affordable / Convenient Apartment in Tokyo or Yokohama

Are you looking for an Apartment in Tokyo?  Do you already live in Japan? If you are a foreign resident in Tokyo you may have already experienced the headache of...