Coto September Events Calendar 2017

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Monthly Events at Coto

Autumn is just around the corner and our Coto September Events calendar is full of fun activities for you to enjoy.
Book our events online or contact us at [email protected].

Thursday, August 31: Lunch Tour

Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighbourhood located 5 minutes from the Coto Japanese Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in this area.
If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka while enjoying some delicious food, make your reservation now!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, August 31
  • Time: 12:20 – 13:50
  • Location: Coto Japanese Academy 1st Floor
  • Price: ¥1500
  • Restaurant: 花かぐら (Hanakagura)
  • Limit: Up to 16 people

Wednesday, September 6: Cooking class

Cooking Class
There are many ways of preparing Japanese sushi and every month we organize a cooking class for you to learn more about it! This month we introduce the way to make 四海巻き (Shikaimaki). Have fun learning how to cook with us and take up the challenge to create  beautiful norimaki for the eye and delicious for your palate!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, September 6
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Location: Coto Japanese Academy 1st Floor
  • Price: ¥2500
  • Limit: Up to 10 people

Friday, September 8: Omikoshi Festival Experience

Are you up for the challenge of carrying an Omikoshi? The Tsukudo Shrine Festival is held mid-September in Iidabashi Chiyoda Ward. Every year, Coto offers you the chance to participate and to experience a unique Japanese traditional event with the community. Put on a happi (short jacket) and carry an Omikoshi (a portable shrine).
Enjoy the day with the locals of Iidabashi, eager to share their culture with foreigners.
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Friday, September 8
  • Time: 17:00 – 21:00
  • Location: Iidabashi area, 8 min walk from Coto Japanese Academy
  • Price: ¥2000 (Happi rental, snacks and drink)
  • Limit: Up to 20 people

Wednesday, September 13: Calligraphy Class

Every month, Coto Academy will hold a calligraphy class to teach you the basics of calligraphy along with the artistic way of writing kanji. The instructor, Wakana Shingae, is a professional calligrapher and will be teaching how to write the following kanji: 恋  音  翔.
Grab this opportunity to experience the traditions of Japan and participate in our calligraphy class!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, September 13
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:55
  • Location: Coto Japanese Academy 1st Floor
  • Price: ¥2500
  • Limit: up to 10 people

Wednesday, September 20: Japanese Ink Painting

Take a brush and a piece of washi paper and learn how to draw the typical Japanese ink paintings called Sumi-e! Practice this ancient art in the studio of the instructor Honda Yuta-san, whose father was a recognized Sumi-e painter, Honda Toyokuni.
Don’t worry if you have never painted with ink and a brush before, the technique of the Sumi-e is easy to familiarize with and you will be able to draw cool paintings on that day! This month, we will practice how to draw bamboo, one of the most basic of Sumi-e painting.
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, September 20
  • Time: 12:40 13:55
  • Location: Coto Japanese Academy1st Floor
  • Price: ¥2500
  • Limit: Up to 10 people

Thursday, September 21: Izakaya Night with Tuna Slicing Exhibition

At Coto Japanese Academy, we regularly organize exceptional parties for you to discover the Japanese regions specialties. For this event we will go to Taiko Chaya, an Izakaya specialized in seafood and enjoy a all-you-can-drink full course. The highlight of the evening will be their Tuna Slicing Exhibition, a very popular show in Japan!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, September 21
  • Time: 19:00 – 21:30
  • Location: Taiko Chaya 103-0002 Tōkyō-to, Chūō-ku, Nihonbashibakurochō, 2 Chome−3−2
  • Price: ¥5000 (all-you-can-drink)
  • Limit: Up to 20

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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