Coto Events in June 2017

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Monthly Events at Coto

Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka

Thursday, June 8

Have you ever been to Kagurazaka? It is an enchanting neighborhood located 5 minutes walking from the Coto Japanese Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour in one of the many delicious restaurants around this place. If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka, mail us and make your reservation now!

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, June  8
  • Time: 12:30~13:50
  • Meeting place: 12:30 at the 1F of the Coto Japanese Academy
  • Place: Torijaya
  • Fee: 1500 yen
  • Number of participants: 16 people

Cooking class! 

Wednesday, June 14


Did you know that there are various different ways to make sushi? In this event, we will create an oshi-zushi design that is a real eye-pleaser. Once you’ve learned how to make it, it is easy to make this dish at home too. We can create interesting designs based on your ideas! We look forward to seeing you at this event.

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, June 14
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 9 people
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (teacher from Coto)

Kabuki Experience

Friday, June 16

Want to take a step towards understanding more about the Japanese culture? Let us all enjoy and appreciate a Kabuki performance in the National Theater! Watch the performance of a masterpiece depicting the various emotions of ordinary people in the Edo period from the first-floor seats!

Part Ⅰ: How to Appreciate KABUKI in English
Part Ⅱ: Experience the live performance of Kabuki

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Friday, June 16
  • Time: 18:30-21:30
  • Meeting time: 18:00 At the entrance of  National Theater (Large Theater)
  • Place:National Theater in Hanzomon
  • Address: 4-1  Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8656
  • Fee: 3900 yen →2500 yen

*In order for everyone to get the chance to participate, tickets are limited to 2 per person.
*Audio guide rental service is included. Available languages are Japanese, English, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean and Spanish.

Calligraphy Class 

Wednesday, June 21

If you are interested in learning how to draw each and every stroke in the Japanese Kanji character, this event is for you! Every month, Coto Japanese Academy will hold a calligraphy class. Learn the basics of calligraphy along with the artistic way of writing kanji, you will be practicing on three characters as shown below. The instructor, Wakana Shingae, is a professional calligrapher. Grab this opportunity to experience the traditions of Japan and participate in our calligraphy class! Booking available at the reception (3F).

This month’s kanji: 雨 蛙 楽
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Day: Wednesday, June 21
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 10 people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

Pera Pera Active Learning Night!

Saturday, June 24

Have you heard of the Japanese word “Perapera” ? It is used to describe someone who speaks a language very well! Coto’s Pera Pera Party is the perfect time for you to have a go at conversation in Japanese. Get the chance to practice your speaking with 20 Japanese native speakers and to chat about many topics in Japanese. During English speaking time… it will be your turn to be a teacher!

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Saturday, June 24
  • Time: 18:15-21:15
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy  1F
  • Fee: 1500yen for Coto students, 2000yen for non students/Japanese
  • Number of participants: Native Japanese 20, Foreigners 20


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Coto Japanese Academy is a unique Japanese Language School in Iidabashi Tokyo, we offer relaxed and fun conversational lessons for all levels of Japanese learner. Coto Japanese Academy prides itself on its community atmosphere and fun lessons that focus on creation of opportunities to speak and learn Japanese. If you are interested in studying Japanese in Tokyo – please visit our contact page here.


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