Events in October 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 – 10/04
Historical Tour to Edo Castle – East Park Imperial Palace – 10/06
Origami Class – 10/11
Calligraphy Class – 10/17
Cooking Class (Oshi-Zushi) – 10/24
Halloween Party – 10/27

10/4 Thu: Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka Tori-Jaya


Every month, we organize a lunch tour at one of the many delicious restaurants in Kagurazaka area. This time we’ll enjoy some delicious chicken hot pot at Torijaya! If you want to join us make your reservation now!

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
  • 12:30 – 13:50
  • Meeting at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • ¥1500
  • Tori-Jaya
  • upto 16 people
  • Staff: Mutsuki S.
  • Sorry, only chicken hot pot but no vegetarian menu

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Saturday, Oct 6 : Historical Tour to Edo Castle – East Park Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace east garden tour – Transport yourself back in time 250 years when Tokyo was known as Edo. Explore the former site of Edo castle with a guide who can share the mindset and history of samurai culture
Book Appointment from Coubic
Date: Saturday, Oct 6
Time: 13:00-15:30
Meeting at Otemon gate (大手門前), It’s near Palace Hotel
Fee: ¥1500
Tour guide : Kenta Fukuda  /  Coto Academy Staff: Mutsuki Sasaki
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10/11 Thu Origami Class

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Have you ever tried Origami? It’s easier than you think if you got sense!
Coto teacher Eiko Sekiguchi will instruct you how to make “crane”, “mini box”, “sumo wrestler” with origami. Kids are welcome (free of charge). Please enjoy the lesson in relaxing mood having tea and snacks!
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Thursday Oct 11, 2018
  • 12:40〜13:50
  • Coto Academy 1F Room 13 & 14
  • Up to 10 people
  • 1000yen (incl. material, tea and snacks)

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10/17 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 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!

KANJI of this month:芸 秋 美

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday Oct 17, 2018
  • 12:40 – 13:50
  • Coto Language Academy 1F
  • ¥2500
  • Up to 9 people
  • Instructor: Wakana Shingae

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10/24 Wed: Cooking Class (Oshi-Zushi)


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!

Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
  • 12:40 ~ 13:50
  • Venue: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • ¥2500 (including material fee)
  • Up to 10 people
  • Instructor:Emiko Shimizu

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10/27 Sat:Halloween Party!

We’re very excited to hold our annual Coto Halloween Party! Come join us for food and drink and a chance to show off your best costumes.
We’ll provide finger food and refreshments, along with activities including conversation starters related to Halloween and Japanese horror stories, funny games and a costume contest!
Start the fun from 17:00 on Saturday, October 27 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F.
Book Appointment from Coubic

  • Date: Saturday, October 27
  • Time: 17:00 to 20:00
  • Place: Coto Japanese Academy  1F
  • Fee: 1000 yen (also payable at the door)
  • Friends and family welcome!

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