Coto’s events in December 2015

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Monthly Events at Coto

Go for Lunch! Kagurazaka area

ランチツアー! 神楽坂

Thursday, December 3rd  12:30-13:50 in Kagurazaka

Let’s go for lunch together and explore Iidabashi-Kagurazaka district! We will advise you some of the top restaurants of the area. Discover the delicious Kyoto style of home cooking, called “obanzai” with two type of menu: steamed pork, vegetables & rice or tempura & cold soba.

  • Date: Thursdays, December 3rd
  • Time: 12:30~13:50
  • Meeting: At 12:30 at Coto Academy 1F
  • Fee: 1500yen
  • Number of people: 18
  • Place: Restaurant “Clover tei” in Kagurazaka 10 min walk from Coto


Japanese Cooking Class (oshi-zushi)

料理クラス (押し寿司)

Wednesday, December 9th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Language 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, December 9th
  • Time: 12:40 13:55
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500yen
  • Number of people: 9
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu


★☆ Coto End of the year Party! ☆★


What sort of year was 2015 for you? Come along for a friendly get-together and chat to mark the end of the year. We hope that 2016 will become a wonderful year filled with joy for everybody.

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

  • Date:Saturday, December 12th, 2015
  • Time:7:30-10:00 pm
  • Place: Restaurant “Salt and soil” 2 mins from Coto Japanese Academy
  • Number of people: 10
  • Cost: 5000yen (includes food and all you can drink)

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 Japanese Calligraphy Class


Tuesday, December 15th 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: Tuesday, December 15th
  • Time: 12:40-13:55
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500yen
  • Number of people: 9
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae


Disaster & Earthquake Prevention Center

What should you do in case of an earthquake? How can you protect yourself during a flood? What should you do in case of a fire? Get yourself ready to face all type of disasters with us on our tour of the Disaster Prevention Center. Afterwards, we will all go to Ryogoku to eat “chanko-nabe”, a Japanese traditional stew.

  • Date: Saturday, December 19th, 2015,
  • Time:10:00-14:00
  • Place:Bosaikan (Disaster Prevention Center) in Kinshicho
  • Number of people: 30
  • Cost: 2500yen (includes a chankonabe meal!!

Tour detail: Center theater, earthquake, fire (how to use fire extinguisher and fire hydrant), urban flood disaster and rainstorm simulations.

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