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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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International parlor game event 

The students of Asahi Nihongo came up with a really good idea during today’s study rehearsal: in order to connect with other students of the school, including Japanese students who study foreign languages, the students would like to invite you

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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

Uminonakamichi Seaside Park (海の中道海浜公園) is a leisure park where you can enjoy seasonal flowers. Many events are held here in each season; Flower Picnic (spring), Rose Festival (early summer and autumn) and Cosmos Festival (autumn). The park, which is divided

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Cheese! Purikura Photo Sessions

Purikura (プリクラ) is the short version of the term “Purinto Kurabu” (プリント倶楽部) and a huge commercial success in Japan. Thousands upon thousands of Japanese teenagers take a myriad of photos in pink and fancy print-out photo booths as you are

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LINE – Japan’s most popular social network


“LINE” is an application for texting, sending pictures and videos, calling and video conferencing, which is hugely popular in Japan. The franchise is owned by the Korean company “Naver”. Launched in 2011, LINE reached 100 million users within its first

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