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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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January 22 is Curry Day (カレーの日)

In 1982 the School Dietitian Conference of Japan celebrated the 35th anniversary of school meals (給食 or “kyushoku”). To comemorate this day, it was decided that curry rice should be served on every January 22. The conference agreed on curry rice for

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Iki Tofu Making Workshop

Looking forward to our new event! The IKI NATURE LOVERS CLUB presents the Iki Tofu Workshop. Iki Tofu is considered to be one of Japan’s most delicious tofu. During this workshop you will learn more about Iki tofu and you

Dinner at Sushiro

Our school philosophy at Asahi Nihongo is that “Japanese doesn’t stop at the classroom”. After a long day of studying, we went to Sushiro to reward our students with some delicious sushi. We were accompanied by Shinji-sensei, the most popular

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Enjoying Fukuoka’s Street Food

What is the best way to enjoy delicious street food and talk to interesting people simultaneously? Going to one of the many Yatais in Fukuoka City! Yatai is a kind of mobile food stall – a symbol of Fukuoka’s local

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A visit to the yatai

Students of Asahi and Ritter School went to a yatai (a mobile vendor’s stall) and enjoyed local street food. Yatai are very common in Fukuoka, especially in the areas around Tenjin, Nakasu and Hakata. They are good places to meet

Ippudo Ramen Tour

Fukuoka is famous nationwide for its extremely tasty and rich pork-broth Tonkotsu Ramen. In contrast to south-japanese Ramen, which relies a lot more on Miso as an ingredient, Fukuoka Ramen has a strong and distinctive taste which made it popular

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Asahi beer

Beer is a commercially successful drink all around the world and is produced under all kinds of circumstances and in many climate zones. Japan is no exception with a flourishing beer economy and a large variety of producers and beverages.

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Oshima Fishing Tour

The island of Oshima is definitely worth a visit while being on Kyushu. We organize a trip including fishing and sightseeing activities, so let’s take a closer look at what awaits you in this natural paradise. The Island of Oshima

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Yakitori is a Japanese type of skewered chicken, which is considered one of the most tasty 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

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Welcome party 

A lot of new students arrived at the Asahi Nihongo School, reason enough to celebrate and get to know each other at our famous welcome parties. On the weekend, around 20 old and new pupils of the Asahi School went

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As the students of the Asahi Nihongo school learned last week, the world of Japanese art is colorful and extremely diverse. Another example for the creativity of Japan is Amezaiku (飴細工) , traditional candy crafting. Amezaiku is Japanese candy craft

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A night at the Izakaya

If you study hard, like our students at the Asahi Nihongo school certainly do, sometimes you need to take a break after a long day of improving your Japanese.  On the weekend, around 20 pupils of the Asahi school went

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Restaurants and Cafés in Fukuoka

Yesterday, students of the Asahi Nihongo school gathered at the Japanese study group, held by Kuriyama Sensei. The topic of the lesson was the gastronomical variety of Fukuoka, the students recommended restaurants to each other and tried to mark their

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