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Japanese Study 10 Japanese Words with Multiple Meanings!

Did you know that in the Japanese language, there are many words with multiple meanings? These words can come across very differently depending on the situation you use them in!...

Posted by on October 23, 2019
Meaning of Japanese Kanji Characters in Emoji

Did you know that Emoji actually comes from Japanese? In Kanji, it is written as 絵(E)文(Mo)字(Ji), which literally can be translated into “Drawn Language Character”. For ...

Largest Firework Festivals in Tokyo 2019 NEW UPDATE

In Japan, the 花火大会(Hanabi Taikai) or fireworks festival is a symbolic event of summer life in the country. Wildly popular, the festive and romantic atmosphere of Hanabi attracts up...

After Studying in a Japanese School – How to work in Japan.

Due to the aging population and low birth rate in Japan, the government has relaxed the requirements for its immigration policy to cover for the labour shortage. Many foreigners ha...

Learning Japanese Fast – The benefits of taking Japanese classes in a small group

There are several benefits of studying Japanese in a small group setting. Learn about what makes our Japanese lessons different in this blog.

11 Common Japanese Phrases Using the Word “気” – Ki

What is “気” – Ki “気(ki)” literally means “gas” of “air”. In Japanese culture, it is believed that “気” is a form of...

Japanese Slang Used by Young People – 若者言葉 Wakamono Kotoba

What is Wakamono Kotoba? (Japanese Slang used by Young People)   In Japanese, there is a phrase for words and expressions young people talk, that is 若者言葉(Wakamono kotoba). It ...

How to express ability in Japanese – How to say “I Can” or “Cannot” do something

When expressing something that you can or cannot do in Japanese, you may use the following pattern: V+ことができます (Verb + koto ga dekimasu) “can do (something)…. V+こと The first p...

Make Changes to Your Dinner Reservation in Japanese – Add Table Plan / Change Dates / Late for Reservation / Cancel Reservation

In Japan, whether you are going to have dinner in a restaurant, getting a haircut at a hair salon or staying in a hotel, you can will need to make...

Beer Garden Party 17th August 2019

What do you do to beat the summer heat? Come and enjoy our “Beer Garden Party”! It will be a lot of fun, and you can practice your Japanese! Feel...

How to Get Connected When Traveling in Japan – Sim Card, Pocket WiFi, Mobile Phone Rental

Traveling in Japan can be a great experience – but because of the language barrier – it is a great idea to make sure you have an internet connection. In...

How to Say – Can I return or exchange this Item in Japanese – Video Guide

Shopping in Japan as a tourist or a short term resident can be daunting – especially if you don’t know how to communicate with staff in Japanese. This guide will...

How to play Rock Paper Scissors in Japanese – じゃんけん (Janken) – Handy Illustrated Guide

In Japan, “rock paper scissors” is referred to as “じゃんけん”(Janken). Although it is called different names in different places, the rules of the game are the ...