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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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Curtains in the Doorway of Japanese Shops

If you have traveled in Japan before, you might have noticed curtains in the doorway of some shops. Did you wonder why they were there? These curtains are called Noren (暖簾) and are traditionally found at shops and some Japanese

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Nishinihon Ohori Firework Festival


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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Impressions Asahi Beach Party 2017

Japanese and Internship Asahi Nihongo and SUiTO Fukuoka organized a beach party at Momochi Beach, near Fukuoka Tower on Saturday afternoon. Everyone enjoyed delicious self-made food and participated in amusing games like Suikawari (watermelon splitting) or Hayanomi-Taikai (lemonade drinking competition),

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International Night at the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka

International Night

Summer Beer Party at the Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Date: 07/21 (Fri), Time: 19:00 – 21:30 Place: Grand Hyatt Fukuoka, Fee: 2500 Yen (All you can eat and drink) Meeting Point: Lobby Asahi Nihongo @ 18:30 Apply until: 07/20 (Thu)

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Hita-Yufuin-Beppu Tour


We took our seven students from Tasmania and a student from Japan on a two-day field trip to Hita, Yufuin and Beppu on December 11 and 12. The goal of this trip was to show our students lots of different places since Kyushu has much more to offer than Fukuoka.

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Asking “Where~?”

Which answer is correct?

Q 博多駅は___ですか?

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Is Beethoven famous in Japan?

Which answer is correct?

Q ______が作曲(さっきょく)した「運命」(うんめい)という曲(きょく)は、日本でたくさん演奏(えんそう)されています。
2)オリバーカーン(Oliver Kahan)

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Purikura is popular among high school girls in Japan. In Purikura booths, you can take pictures of yourself and edit them the way you want. Since their market debut in 1995, purikura have been a major hit in Japan.

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Kimono and Macha


How does feel to wear a real kimono and go to a Shrine for wishing that your dreams come true? Today students from Taiwan doing the In country course had this cultural experience.

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Fukuoka Bicycle Tour

Biking in Fukuoka is fun!

There is nothing better than doing bicycle tour through Fukuoka on a summer day. The fresh air and beautiful view make you forget the everyday school life and make you feel refreshed for the next day.

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JLPT Prep. Course in October

JLPT Preparation Course from Oct 2016

This JLPT-Preparation Course is designed for students who are taking the JLPT N1, N2 or N3 exam on December 4 (Sun), 2016. and come from Western countries.

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Internship in Japan at an Austrian bakery


Stefan from Switzerland has visited Japan for the fourth now. After finishing his internship at a famous bakery in Fukuoka, he plans to live in Japan – particularly in Fukuoka. To achieve this goal, he considers two options.

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Japanese Short-term Course October 2016


Start studying Japanese in October from one week. It does not matter if you are a beginner or an advanced student. We offer lessons for six different levels. You will have 20 lessons a week, which you can combine with private lessons.

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Sumo has a very long history and is said to have existed for over 800 years. In the earliest days, Sumo was a Shinto ritual held during festivals. During the Meiji period, around 1884, Sumo became a symbol for Japanese national sports.

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