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Coto's events in August

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Go for Lunch! Kagurazaka area ランチツアー! 神楽坂 Wednesday, August 5th 12:30-13:50 in Kagurazaka If you like donburi, you will probably love Hitsumabushi. Hitsumabushi is a donburi with three different ways to eat! Of course you can eat it as […]
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Summer(夏) Photo Contest!

Coto Japanese Academy’s Summer Photo Contest is BACK! All you have to do to take part is to post a picture of your experience during Summer in Japan and you stand a chance to win up to 10,000yen worth of exciting prizes! Contest details Theme: Japan’s Summer in 2015 Contest Period: 13th July to 20th […]
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Coto's coming event in July

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Go for Lunch! shabushabu/sukiyaki ランチツアー!しゃぶしゃぶ/すき焼き Have you ever tried Japanese beef (wagyu)? There are many great restaurants around the Iidabashi-Kagurazaka area, lets go for lunch together! We will recommend some of the good restaurants in the area! -Date: Wednesday, […]
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Coto's coming events! in June 2015

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events at Coto Cooking class 料理クラス Monday, June 8th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Japanese Academy Oshi-zushi Did you know that there are various different ways to make sushi? These include nigiri-zushi, maki-zushi, temaki-zushi, chirashi-zushi, and oshi-zushi. In this event, we […]
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The Ins and Outs of Thank You(ありがとう)in Japanese

Pay particular attention to the situation for which you have been thanked and you will gradually develop a greater sensitivity to how the expression "thank you" is properly used in Japanese.
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Coto Japanese Academy's coming events! in May 2015

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events at Coto Cooking class 料理クラス Wednesday, May 13th 12:40-13:55 in Coto Japanese Academy Oshi-zushi Did you know that there are various different ways to make sushi? These include nigiri-zushi, maki-zushi, temaki-zushi, chirashi-zushi, and oshi-zushi. In this event, we will […]
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A Japanese word for May: Gogatsu byou

In Japan, a mysterious sickness to a foreign eye appears every year around May. Termed as the May sickness, 五月病(ごがつびょう) is not a specific disease per se, but more a disorder created by the rhythm of the Japanese year. April marks the start of a new school semester, and for most Japanese companies, this is also a popular hiring […]
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Coto Japanese Academy's Spring 春 photo contest! 2015

Coto’s Spring Photo Contest is FINALLY here! All you have to do to take part is to post a picture of your experience during Springtime in Japan and you stand a chance to win up to 10,000yen worth of exciting prizes! Contest details Theme: Japan’s Spring in 2015 Contest Period: 27th April to 18th May […]
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Coto's Spring 春 photo contest entries!

Coto’s Spring 春 photo contest entries! 1.九段下、千鳥が淵/ Chidorigafuchi, Kudanshita Submitted by Tunimaal, With the sakuras surrounding you, the light breeze that brushes past your face as you row the river, what a beautiful image of spring!   2.新宿、ゴールデン街/GoldenGai, Shinjuku Submitted by Alex Guevara. Golden Gai has long been a staple of nightlife in Japan, have […]
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Skiing & Snowboarding Tour 2015 in Myoko Ikenotaira

Skiing & Snowboarding Tour in Myoko Ikenotaira When one talks about winter in Japan, the topic of skiing is sure to come up! Although Hokkaido is famous for powder snow, Niigata and Nagano also have many magnificent skiing areas, located just 2 – 3 hours away from Tokyo. At Coto Japanese Academy, skiing and snowboarding […]
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How to Talk about or Refer to Yourself in Japanese – Boku, Ore, Watashi

In Japanese there are three ways to refer to yourself. In this article we will learn how to differentiate between the three methods and which one is best for you to use.
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Use and Meaning of よろしくお願いします (Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu)

Yoroshiku onegaishimasu (よろしくお願いします) is one of those quintessential Japanese words that is highly ingrained into the culture but very difficult to translate to English.
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