Coto's events in August

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Monthly Events at Coto

Go for Lunch! Kagurazaka area

ランチツアー! 神楽坂

Wednesday, August 5th 12:30-13:50 in Kagurazaka

If you like donburi, you will probably love Hitsumabushi.
Hitsumabushi is a donburi with three different ways to eat! Of course you can eat it as it is, you can also add soup or different toppings.

There are many great restaurants around the Iidabashi-Kagurazaka area, lets go for lunch together! We will recommend some of the good restaurants in the area!

-Date: Wednesday, August 5th
-Time: 12:30~13:50
-Meeting: At 12:30 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
-Fee: about 1500yen
-Place: Restaurant “Shozantei” in Kagurazaka 10 min walk from Coto


Beer Garden Party!


Saturday, August 8th 19:00-21:30 in Nihonbashi

What do you do in the summer to beat the heat?

Come and enjoy our “Beer Garden Party” ! It will be a lot of fun and practice your Japanese!!!

Date :Saturday, August 8th,2015
Time:19:00-21:30 (Meeting at 18:50 at the rooftop)
Place: Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi main store Main Building 8F Rooftop
Address: 1-4-1 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku
Transport: Mitsukoshimae Station (Ginza, Hanzomon lines)
Participant fee: 4000yen (food and all you can drink)
Participant number: 50 people maximum


Japanese Cooking Class


Wednesday, August 12th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Japanese Academy

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, August 12th
-Time: 12:40 13:55
-Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
-Fee: 2500yen
-Number of people: 10
-Instructor: Emiko Shimizu


Japanese Calligraphy Class


Tuesday, August 18th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Language Academy

Have you ever tried Japanese calligraphy?

Wakana Shingae, a professional shodo artist will join us to teach a special Japanese calligraphy class. The class will consist of a basic introduction to Japanese calligraphy and practice writing three seasonal Kanji characters. Then, you can write one of the Kanji characters using a special calligraphy board and take it home as a souvenir!

-Date: Wednesday, August 18th
-Time: 12:40 13:55
-Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
-Fee: 2500yen
-Number of people: 10
-Instructor: Wakana Shingae


Pera Pera Active Learning Night!


Friday, August 21st 18:30-21:00

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!

-Date: Friday, August 21st
-Time: 18:45-21:00
-Place: Coto Japanese Academy  ”
-Fee: 1500yen for Coto students, 2000yen for non students/Japanese
-Number of people: Japanese speakers 20, Non Japanese speakers 20


New: Japanese Ink Painting Class


Wednesday, August 26th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Language Academy

Would you like to try Japanese ink painting?

Toyokuni Honda is a Japanese Ink Painting expert. His works are not only famous within Japan but also international attention, winning prizes from Italy, France and China to name a few. Mr Honda has also performed ink painting demonstrations in front of live audiences. This is also Coto’s first time having Mr Honda in to show our students the beauty of Japanese ink painting. Don’t miss this great opportunity!

-Date: Wednesday, August 26th
-Time: 12:40 13:55
-Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
-Fee: 2500yen
-Number of people: 6
-Instructor: Toyokuni Honda


If you are interested in joining these events, please email us 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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