Coto's events in March 2016

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Monthly Events

We are planning the following events in March 2016. Please send your request for participation to

Special Cooking Class〜 Nigiri-Sushi

特別料理クラス にぎりずし

Tuesday, March 1st  11:00-13:30 in Ginza
Would you like to try making Nigiri Sushi?

This lesson will be held at a restaurant in Ginza, where a professional sushi chef will teach participants how to make “Nigiri Sushi.” Sushi can be a rather hard dish to make casually at home – so how about learning how to make authentic sushi under the guidance of a professional? You’ll even get a certificate after everything too!

Tuesday, March 1st 
-Time: 11:00-13:30
-Place: Sushi restaurant “Ganko” in Ginza
-Fee: 4,500yen
-Number of people: 12
-Instructor: A professional sushi chef from “Ganko”

Lunch Tour in Kagurazaka ランチツアーin神楽坂

Thursday, March 10th, 12:30-13:50

Each month, there are lunch tours to places in immediate walking distance from Coto. In March, we will visit the old restaurant Torijaya, famed for its “udonsuki.”This tour’s feature will be hot pot with udon as centerpiece. The pot will be brimming with chicken, vegetables, and shrimp. Everyone can share this dish. The sharing of hot pot itself is an element of Japanese culture. Let’s experience it together!

Thursday, March 10th

  • Time: 12:30~13:55
  • Meeting: At 12:30 at Coto Japanese Academy 1F
  • Fee: 1,500yen
  • Place: Restaurant “Torijaya” in Kagurazaka 8 min walk from Cotoudonsuki (1)

Calligraphy Class 書道クラス

Wednesday, March 16th, 12:40-13:55  Coto Academy 1F

Experience the traditions of Japan and participate to our calligraphy class!

Every month Coto Japanese Academy hold a calligraphy class. Learn the basics of calligraphy along with the artistic way of writing kanji, you will practice three characters. The instructor, Wakana Shingae, is a professional calligrapher. Booking at the reception (3F)

This month kanji: 春 風 桃

Wednesday, March 16th
-Time: 12:40-13:55
-Place: Coto Japanese Academy 1F
-Fee: 2500yen
-Number of people: Max 10 people
-Instructor: Wakana Shingae Instagram


Perpera Active Learning Night!


Friday, March  18th, 18:45-21:00 in Coto Language Academy

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!

Friday, March 18th
-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


Ohanami party in Kitanomaru park

お花見パーティin 北の丸公園

Sunday April 3rd, 12:00-17:00  in Kitanomaru park 

Let’s enjoy the beginning of Spring together and have fun in Kitanomaru park, one of the most beautiful parks in Tokyo! Bring your own food and drinks to share a snack with Coto staff and students under the cherry blossoms. Games will be organized to even practice Japanese! Join us!

Sunday, April 3rd
-Date: Sunday, April 3rd
Time: 12:00-17:00
-Place: Kitanomaru park
– No fee, please bring your own food and drinks!

Please send your request for participation in our March 2016 events to!

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.