Events in December 2018

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Monthly Events

Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Lunch Tour – Thursday Nov 29

Cooking Class – Wednesday Dec 5

Year End Party – Saturday Dec 8

Calligraphy Class – Wednesday Dec 12


Nov. 29 Thu: Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Hanakagura

Every month, we organize a lunch tour in one of the many delicious restaurants in the Kagurazaka area. This time we will be visiting “Hanakagura” a traditional Japanese restaurant!

Have you ever been to Kagurazaka?

It’s an enchanting neighbourhood located 5 minutes walking from the Coto Academy, where you can find many shops, fancy cafés, traditional and modern restaurants. If you want to join us and discover Kagurazaka, mail us and make your reservation now!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, Nov 29, 2018
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:50
  • Place: Japanese restaurant “Hanakagura” (花かぐら)
  • Meeting point: Coto 1F at 12:30
  • ¥1500
  • Up to 16 people
  • Staff: Kana Furumizu, Mutsuki Sasaki

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Dec. 5 Wed: Cooking Class-Oshizushi


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 押し寿司 (Oshi-Zushi). 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!

  • Date: Wednesday, December 5th
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 9 people
  • Instructor: Emiko Shimizu (teacher from Coto)

Book Appointment from Coubic

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Dec. 8 Sat: Year-End- Party 

How was 2018 on the whole for you?
Come join us this December for a friendly get-together and let’s take this opportunity to end off 2018 with a bang. Not only that, but we’ll also be holding a photo contest and Japanese games!
Cotoの先生たちもたくさん参加します。日本語でたくさんお話ししましょう ! 今年最後の大イベントです。一緒に盛り上がりましょう!

  • Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018,
  • Time: 19:30-22:00 pm (Opens at 19:10, Starts at 19:30)
  • Place: Tokyo Mercato, 5 Min. from Suidobashi Station, 12 Min. from Coto
  • Cost: 5500 yen in advance / 6000 yen at the door (Includes Food and Free-Flow Drinks)
  • Photo Contest: During our year end party we will be hosting a photo contest with the theme of “What does Japan mean to you?” You may submit a photo of anything you wish as long as it represents your feeling towards what Japan is. Join in on the fun and RSVP now! For more details, head over to this page!

Book Appointment from Coubic

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Dec. 12 Wed: Calligraphy Class

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 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!

  • Kanji: 冬 雪 聖
  • Date: Wednesday, December 12th
  • Time: 12:40 – 13:50
  • Place: Coto Language Academy 1F
  • Fee: 2500 yen
  • Number of participants: up to 10 people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

Book Appointment from Coubic

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