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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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11 Reasons Why Japanese Konbini Are Super Useful

If you stay in Japan, your closest Konbini (コンビニ) will surely become one of your best friends. In the following list, we will show up what makes the market’s concept so extremely useful. 1. Avoid getting wet in the rain

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Bicycle Tour from Tenjin to Shikanoshima

The tour starts in Tenjin-Daimyo, in front of Asahi Nihongo. First, we go north past Yume Town, Hakozaki Shrine and Kaizuka crossing a few bridges on our way. In Kaizuka turn left and keep following the main road towards the Kashii Island

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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

Iki Infotainment Evening

Looking forward to our new event! The IKI NATURE LOVERS CLUB presents Iki Island – one of Japan’s most beautiful islands! On Iki island you can find impressive beaches, beautiful landscapes and ancient Japanese temples! Become a club member and

Nishinihon Ohori Firework Festival

HANABI

Fukuoka has a very pretty Hanabi. You may be surprised, because There are so many people who come to see Hanabi. You can also enjoy looking at all those Yukata. The girls are all dressed so lovely. The firework will last for 1

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Hakata Gion Yamakasa 2017

Today, the famous Yamakasa festival ended. This is why Asahi Nihongo wants to inform you about the probably most iconic festival of Fukuoka City. The festival starts every year on July 1st and ends on July 15th with a float

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Tagawa River-Crossing Festival

The Kagawa River-crossing Festival (in Japanese Tagawa Kawawatari Jinko-sai) is one of the main festivals in Fukuoka prefecture. The first festival of this kind was held around 450 years ago. At that time an epidemic disease spread at this area so

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Fun at the Owl Cafe

Yesterday, three of our students went to an owl cafe and had the chance to interact with these animals. After a short introduction on how to hold and ‘talk’ to the owls, they had the chance to let the owls

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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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Calligraphy on T-Shirts

Calligraphy has played a huge role in both Japanese and Chinese culture since the early centuries of civilization. The act of writing has turned into an art form which developed and bloomed as the east-asian culture strongly prospered in the 4th

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Hakata Doll Painting

Hakata dolls are a cultural treasure of Fukuoka. The small clay dolls resemble geishas and other feudal Japanese characters and are a trademark of the Fukuoka prefecture. The commonly accepted origin of Hakata dolls is 17th-century Hakata; artisans produced clay

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Beach day 

The golden week is the perfect time to relax and let the stress of every day life behind. On the third day of the week, the students decided to relax at the beach and enjoy the first sunrays of summer.

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Dontaku 2017 recap 

Last week was golden week and people all around Japan enjoyed the public holiday with their friends and family. The students of Asahi Nihongo decided to use their study-free time to join the annual Dontaku parade which serenades through the

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