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Mature Course

Why Join This Course You want to master the Japanese language in an adult environment with lots of practice? – Moderate lesson speed with highly detailed explanations – Very small classes between 2 and 4 students – A lot of

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Nagasaki

Kyūshū is the most south of all five Japanese islands and offers a huge variety of cultural and historical treasures. Even though Fukuoka is the biggest city of Kyūshū, there is way more to explore on the Japanese south coast.

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Nagasaki Lantern Festival 2018

From February 16 to March 4, you have the chance to attend the “Nagasaki Lantern Festival”. During this festival, a large number of lanterns is set up around the old and new China Town as well as at favorite tourists

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Free Shochu Tasting Event

Free for foreigners. Event sponsored by the Island of IKI Date: 02/24 (Sat), Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Place: SUiTO FUKUOKA, Fee: Pay yourself Meeting Point: Asahi Nihongo @ 17:30 Apply until: 02/22 (Thu) If you wish to join this event,

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Owarai – Japanese Comedy on Television

Japanese television has a certain reputation with Western audiences for being extremely colorful and sometimes a little weird. In fact, Japan has a huge variety of game shows, entertainment programs and comedians who get broadcasted on television. Let’s take a

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Fukuoka’s Local Dishes 

In this article, we would like to introduce you to traditional meals from Fukuoka Prefecture, which are still being served as local specialties today. First, there is Tonkotsu Ramen (豚骨ラーメン). This special kind of ramen is boiled with pig bones,

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Japanese Newspapers

Even though Japan has the reputation of a Hightech country, print media such as magazines, comics and newspapers are still around and popular all over the country. Let’s take a closer look at Japanese newspapers or Shinbun (新聞). Japanese newspapers

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Do (道) or the way of learning through repetition

Many Japanese arts and traditions were influenced by the Chinese and Buddhist culture. Similarly, the Chinese Taoism concept of 道 influenced Japanese philosophy. 道 is particularly used in traditional Japanese arts, either martial arts or aesthetic arts. The kanji “道”

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Davide from Italy is doing an unpaid internship @ SUiTO Fukuoka

Davide came to Fukuoka to find out what it is like to live and work in Japan! Davide does the unpaid internship program with guidance and support throughout their whole stay.

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Japanese Language Courses

The advantages of studying at Asahi Nihongo ●We are a small and family-like school● ●You will get a lot of attention from your teacher● ●Study Japanese in one of the best cities to live in● Standard Mature Private Suited for

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Chopsticks 

Chopsticks (お箸) are omnipresent in Japanese society. Nearly every Japanese dish at home or at a restaurant is eaten with chopsticks. So if you plan on visiting Japan, you had better get familiar with these tools, as they will appear everywhere

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Public Transport in Fukuoka 

If you’re visiting Fukuoka, you most likely want to know the cheapest way to get from A to B. There are several services of public transport. We will show you the most common ones and explain how they work. The

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Masks and their Meaning

When people who have not been to Japan watch Japanese television, a frequent question is “why is everybody wearing masks?” In today’s article, we will answer the question of the white masks that can be seen everywhere around Japan. Many

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N3-N2-N1 JLPT Part-time Course in October

Asahi Nihongo runs a Part-time Preparation Course for the July JLPT tests N3, N2 and N1 from the beginning of May. The course is intended for students who already have previous knowledge of the Japanese language and are aiming for

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Staying in Japan – Visa

If you intend to stay in Japan, there’s one thing that you have to take care of before your adventure – applying for a Japanese visa. There are many different visas you can apply for. In the following, we will

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