Coto Events in December 2016

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Monthly Events at Coto

We are planning the following events in December 2016. Please send your request for participation to [email protected]!

Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka

Thursday, December 1


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 the September tour and discover Kagurazaka, mail us and make your reservation now!

  • Date: Thursday, December 1
  • Time: 12:30~13:50
  • Meeting place: 12:30 at the 1F of the Coto Japanese Academy
  • Place: Torijaya
  • Fee: around 1500 yen
  • Number of participants: 20 people
  • No vegetarian menu available

Cooking class!

Wednesday, December 7



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.

  • Date: Wednesday, December 7
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:55
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 9 people
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (teacher from Coto)

 ★☆ Coto End of the year Party!


What sort of year was 2016 for you? Come along for a friendly get-together and chat to mark the end of the year.

☆Photo Contest at the end of the year party!☆

”My Japan!” – What is Japan to you?

  • Date: Saturday, December 10th
  • Time: 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Place: Restaurant “Kohaku brewery” 1 min from Coto Japanese Academy
  • Participation Fee: 5000 JPY (includes food and all you can drink)
  • Number of people: 70 – 100

Calligraphy Class 

Wednesday, December 14


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: 冬 雪 聖

  • Day: Wednesday, December 14
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:55
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 1o people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

Apply quickly at [email protected]!

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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