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Course Info MyJLPT – How to check your results for the December 2020 JLPT

If you registered for the December 2020 JLPT electronically, the results of the December 2020 JLPT will be released on January 25th 2021 through your MYJLPT page. How to check...

Posted by on January 20, 2021
Japanese Business Practices – 報連相 ほうれんそう Hourensou

Working in Japan is a unique experience, and because its so different from “western” business environments  understanding and adapting to Japanese business culture is c...

Japanese Sake Workshop 7/27 – Coto Japanese Academy

Learn the Basics of Japanese Rice Wine (Sake)! ​We will be holding a Japanese Sake Workshop to learn the basics of Japanese rice wine on Saturday, July 27th. The workshop...

How to say “This vending machine ate my money” in Japanese / How to Use a Vending Machine in Japan

Sometimes, no matter how unlikely things will happen, it happens anyway. Has your money ever been eaten by a Vending Machine? Things may vary from places to places, but here...

How to say :” Sorry, I spilled my coffee” in Japanese?

Have you ever spilled a drink in a restaurant or a convenience store? What about dropping a glass and breaking it? This can be embarrassing and it may be troublesome...

Directions in Japanese – How to say Up, Down, Left and Right in Japanese?

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana Do you know how to describe the position of something in Japanese using directions? Today, you will learn 10...

Japanese Ink Painting Class – 7/31

Let’s learn Sumi-e(Ink Painting) Together! Take a brush and a piece of washi paper and learn how to draw the typical Japanese ink paintings called Sumi-e! Practice this ancie...

Body Parts in Japanese – How to Say “head, hand ,leg…” in Japanese

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana In the previous blog, we introduced some facial features in Japanese, in this blog, you will be learning the...

How to ask “What are you lining up for” in Japanese?

In Japan, you can often see people lining up for something. No matter whether you are at a train station or waiting in a public toilet, you always need to...

What is 日本漢字検定(漢検) – The Japan Kanji Aptitude Test – Kanji Kentei – (How to register, levels, cost, studying, passing)

What is the 日本漢字能力検定?   日本漢字能力検定(Nihon kanjinouryoku kentei), usually knowns as 漢検(Kanken) or the Kanji Kentei, is a test that examines the candidate’s kanji skill. It tests o...

Top 100 Basic Japanese Words

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana What Are the Top 100 Basic Japanese Words? Have you learned hiragana and katakana? Now you can step up...

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

Japanese Rock Paper Scissors In Japan, “rock paper scissors” is referred to as “じゃんけん”(Janken). Although it is called different names in different places, t...

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...