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Yanagawa boat tour

Enjoy a boat trip on the Yanagawa River in a very Japanese way. The city of Yanagawa is located 70 kilometers south of Fukuoka. The train ride to Yanagawa, which is a very beautiful and peaceful old castle town, takes

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Dutch Educational Association SBB Accredits Asahi Nihongo

The Dutch Act on Adult and Vocational Education requires VET students to complete part of their studies at accredited work placement companies. Asahi Nihongo helps these students find a work placement in a real life environment. Thus making an important

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Jessica from the US finished her internship at Hiroshima

Jessica from the US finished her internship at Hiroshima. The company imports and sells international brands of beer to their domestic customer base. Over a period of 6 months, Jessica was part of the company’s logistics department ensuring a smooth

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Ewen from France is doing an Unpaid Internship at Tsumikiya

Ewen comes from France. He works at Tsumikiya as an intern. 

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Francis from the US works at Mizu Trans

Francis comes from Hawai US. He works at Mizu trans corporation as an intern.

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Japanese Course in June

We have vacancies for our Japanese beginner course from June 4, 2018. Secure yourself a spot today and become a part of our family-like community in Fukuoka! We recommend you get familiar with Hiragana and Katakana before starting your course.

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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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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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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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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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Hakata-ben is spoken in the area of Fukuoka

Hakata-ben (博多弁) is a Japanese dialect spoken in the area of Fukuoka City on the southern island of Kyushu. The Hakata dialect developed in Hakata, an old port and merchant city on the east bank of the Naka-gawa. Towards the end of

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Lucrezia from Italy Advertizes Fukuoka for InOut

Doing an internship in Japan has been a long-awaited dream for Lucrezia, and it will definitely give her an edge in her future career. Lucrezia is planning and leading guided tours through Fukuoka and the surrounding areas. Her last tour

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Katharina from Germany Works at Matsuda Architect

Katharina speaks Japanese very well already having been reading and learning about Japan for many years. However to become even more involved in Japanese business and social customs, she is currently doing a 6-week internship in an architecture firm. Katharina’s

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Saviana from Italy is doing an Internship at Mizu Trans

Saviana has come to Fukuoka and Japan for the first time to do an unpaid internship. The program started on January 15th, right after a successful job interview, and will finish on April 3rd. Saviana usually works from 11 am to 5

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