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Life in Japan Language Guide to Your Japanese Rice Cooker!

If you love cooking, knowing the essentials of Japanese rice cooker could be another life hack for you!

Posted by on February 20, 2019
AIUEO - Mo (も) – Mottainai- Meaning of Mottainai in Japanese

日本語はこちら Mottainai (勿体無い) is a phrase that is deeply ingrained into the Japanese culture. This is especially so when the Japanese take recycling and sorting their trash so seriously...

AIUEO – Me (め) – Me (目) – Meaning of Eyes in Japanese

日本語はこちら Today’s theme is “eyes (目:me)”. Did you know that in Japanese Idioms, the most frequently used word is eye? Frequently used Expressions In a Conversation ...

Events in November 2018

Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking fo...

AIUEO – Mu (む) – Muri, 無理 (むり) – Meaning of Muri in Japanese

日本語はこちら What is 無理 (Muri)? 無 (Mu) as a Prefix Other uses of 無 (Mu) What is the meaning of 無理 (Muri)? Muri, put simply, can be translated into English...

Learn Animal Names in Japanese with these drawings

“にゃん~”、 “わんわん”、“げろげろ”。These are Japanese Onomatopoeia called 擬声語 (Giseigo) used to put into words the sounds animals make. But, do you know what the names of these animals are in J...

Mi – Mikan – How to say Mandarin Orange in Japanese

This week Yasuko Hidari will share with us about the culture behind the Mikan -(Mandarin Orange in Japanese) and how your style of eating it can show your personality.

Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part IV – Verbs

Introduction Dictionary Form ます (Masu) Form て (Te) Form Hello! Today we’ll be taking a look at some Japanese Verbs with illustrations provided by one of our students! Introduction ...

What is the meaning of “Magokoro” in Japanese – AIUEO

What is the Meaning of Magokoro in Japanese? 日本語版はこちら! Magokoro: a true heart – a heart with no deception or a façade – Sincerity. “To put your heart in a......

AIUEO – Ho – Horyu-ji – Famous Japanese Temple in Nara

日本語はこちら Horyu-ji is a temple in Nara that was built around 1,300 years ago. It is said to be the oldest surviving example of wooden architecture (buildings made of wood)......

Events in October 2018

Japanese Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are l...

Learn Japanese with Terrace House – Boys and Girls in the City – Top 10 Phrases

Terrace House is a popular Japanese Reality Series. This article gives 10 frequently used vocabulary from the popular Netflix show! Practice real spoken Japanese by watching Terrace House.

AIUEO - He (へ) – 凹む (Hekomu) – Meaning of Hekomu in Japanese

Do you know the meaning of the word hekomu in Japanese? This article will teach you about this interesting character.