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Japanese Study Learn Japanese by using Netflix in Japanese – Japanese Netflix Vocabulary List

This year has changed many people’s lifestyles. We’re all spending a lot of time at home binge watching our favorite shows. For Japanese Language learners – Netfl...

Posted by on May 27, 2020
Coto’s events in June! Pera Pera Night is back!

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Coto Japanese Academy events in June are so promising! Perapera Night, Lunch Tour, Calligraph...

Sweet Words for Love in Japanese! ラブラブだね!

Love-Love…? Origins of Love-Love (ラブラブ) Other Loan words related to Love Traditional Japanese words related to Love Love-Love…? – They are so love-love! – W...

Moshi Moshi (もしもし) – Japanese Phone Etiquette

Speaking in Japanese on the phone is a next level challenge for most students. Here’s our handy guide for some key phrases that you need to know.

Ways to say “I Love You” in Japanese

How Do Japanese people use “I Love You”? Introduction “I Love You” in Japanese Being in Love Other forms of Love Introduction – Tanaka sensei, how do ...

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...

Understand Better Keigo: Japanese Honorific Prefixes お and ご

Introduction Rules of Japanese Honorific Prefixes Frequent Expressions Introduction When learning the Japanese respectful speech called Keigo, the attention is often focused on ver...

An Introduction to Japanese Keigo

Japanese Keigo: Honorific Form, Humble Form, Conjugation & More Whatever the reason you are studying Japanese, we believe you were having fun and you enjoyed writing your first...

Coto’s events in May, 2016

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events We are planning the following events in May 2016. Please send your request...

Spring (春) Photo Contest 2016!

Spring (春) Photo Contest 2016! Coto’s Spring Photo Contest is HERE! Win up to  10,000 yen worth of exciting prizes by uploading the best photo you have taken in this Spring! How......

29 Useful Japanese Keigo Phrases to help you out at Work

Learn 29 Japanese Business keigo words to communicate with your Japanese co-workers. If you’re working in Japan, this quick list of will be handy.

Japanese Essentials: How to go about ordering Sushi at a Restaurant

Origins of Sushi Walking into a Sushi Restaurant Appreciating your Sushi Types of Sushi Meals Frequently Asked Questions regarding eating Sushi Conclusion   Origins of Sushi S...

Knowing how to say “No” in Japanese

Saying ‘no’ in Japan is a tricky subject. The Japanese will rarely give a direct no to an answer, preferring instead to give an indirect answer that conveys the message of no.