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Internship Yuki C.

Yuki C. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Nippon Tsusho Inc. Nationality: Canadian Yuki from Canada talks about her business internship at Nippon Tsusho in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I have lived in Japan before and most of my

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Karaage – And How To Make It Yourself

When most people hear the word Karaage (唐揚げ), they automatically think of the Japanese equivalent to fried Chicken nuggets. Karaage though is a cooking technique, not a dish. Let’s take a closer look at this Japanese method of frying and

Delicious Chicken Skewers – Yakitori

Yakitori is a Japanese type of skewered chicken, which is considered one of the tastiest snacks that you can get at an Izakaya. Let’s take a closer look at how Yakitori is actually made: The preparation of Yakitori involves skewering

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Izakaya – A Traditional Japanese Bar

The Izakaya (居酒屋) is to Japan what the saloon was back in the Wild West – an important place for social interactions, a tavern to get drinks and a restaurant combined in one building. When entering a typical Japanese Izakaya,

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Kansai Area’s Round Creation – Takoyaki

Today, we introduce a classic Japanese snack – Takoyaki (たこ焼き). This dish is extremely popular all over the country and due to its simple recipe, it can be cooked at home and eaten on the go, making it a good

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Fukuoka’s Traditional Food Stalls – Yatai

Yatai (屋台) – these special food stalls are a part of Fukuoka’s culture and are famous in all of Japan. Yatai are small and mobile stalls that are moved by car or manually pulling them through the streets. The stall

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The Art of Folding Paper – Origami (折り紙)

  Origami (折り紙) is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. Paper folding had ceremonial functions during the Edo period and has since turned into a recreational hobby throughout Japan. The goal of Origami is

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Next Activities

We want everyone who is interested to get in touch with the Japanese language and culture in order to establish international relationships.

The Japanese Art of Calligraphy Class

Our Japanese School Asahi Nihongo provides not only Japanese lessons but many cultural activities like the Art of Calligraphy. Students learn how to write their name in Kanji (Chinese characters) and many other interesting characters. During the class, most students

Next Courses

Nihongo o hanashimasu ka? If you are looking for a fun way to learn Japanese in Fukuoka, then Asahi Nihongo is the right choice. We offer various Japanese language courses according to your level, interests and requirement. N3-N1 JLPT Prep

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International Meet Up

I was really happy to see that many of you decided to participate in the July exchange event, despite the unfortunate weather! I wasn’t able to talk to all the participants, but I think it was a good experience for

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Internship Zeineb S.

Zeineb S. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Sunnyside Nursery & Preschool Nationality: Austrian Zeineb from Austria talks about her internship at Sunnyside nursery in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? I am very interested in the Japanese culture. It is

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About Our Teaching Methods

We teach using the “communicative approach,” and 90% of the lesson is taught in Japanese. The focus is on communication skills, learning to speak and understand Japanese. You learn a language by communicating in an enjoyable and engaging way. We

About Teru Teru Bozu Dolls

If the weather has been bad for a long period of period, you can sometimes see little dolls hung up on buildings. These dolls are called “Teru Teru Bozu” (照 る 照 る 坊 主) and are made traditionally by

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Internship Tetsu D.

Tetsu D. Internship Program: Unpaid Internship Company/Type: Affinity Nationality: German Tetsu from Germany summarizes his marketing internship at Affinity in Fukuoka. Why do you like Japan? My mother is from Japan, so I think I have a natural interest in

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