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Japanese learning apps: Top 30 Apps to Learn Japanese in 2023

Whether you're a beginner or an advanced learner, these apps are sure to help you achieve your language learning goals
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15 Japanese TikTok Accounts You Need to Follow

Get ready to be entertained and educated as we introduce you to some of the most talented and creative TikTok creators from Japan.
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Discovering 15 Best Ramen Spots in Shibuya: A Foodie’s Guide

If you're a foodie visiting Tokyo, there's one dish you simply can't miss: ramen.
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Business Japanese Class |CBCS| to Advance Your Career in 2023

To succeed in your career, it often takes a high level of business Japanese communication skill. In fact, foreign professionals need to learn Japanese business etiquette, which boils down to understanding Japanese culture at a deeper level. This is where Coto Business Communication School — or CBCS — comes in. As our premier business Japanese […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shibuya’s Famous Hachiko Statue

Shibuya's Hachiko Statue, named after the faithful Akita dog, is an iconic symbol of loyalty and devotion.
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Where to Go Besides Shibuya: 8 Underrated Neighborhoods in Tokyo

While Shibuya is a popular, thriving neighborhood with plenty of things to do, you may be looking for more “under the radar” and “underrated” neighborhoods to escape the crowds.
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10 Japanese Travel Vocabulary Words for First-time Visitors in Japan

Traveling in Japan can be an adventure, but language barriers can sometimes make things more difficult than they need to be.
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30 Must-know JLPT N5 Grammar Points

For Japanese learners, a significant milestone to aim for is the JLPT N5 exam, which evaluates basic proficiency in the language. But whether you’re taking the test or not, you’ll come across JLPT N5 grammar points either way — especially during the first year of your study, as it covers the very basic foundation of […]
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How to Stay Cool During Summer in Japan: Tips, Vocabulary, Products

While you can enjoy the summer life in Japan, make sure to stay cool and hydrated!
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Japanese Writing System: Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana Explained

Hiragana, katakana, and kanji make up the Japanese writing system. When you first start learning Japanese, figuring out how to read and write can feel overwhelming; after all, Japanese is completely different from the Roman alphabet! You then learn that there are actually three different writing systems used all at once. How is that even […]
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How to Learn Japanese in Shibuya: A Step-by-Step Guide

With the anticipation of Coto Academ's fourth Japanese language school in Shibuya, we want to provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to improve your Japanese language skill in Shibuya.
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Alternative JR Passes that Tourists and Foreign Residents Can Use in Japan

Here are some alternative regional JR passes that you can use to enjoy your time in Japan in a cost-effective way!
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