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Fukuoka’s Traditional Food Stalls – Yatai

Yatai (屋台) – these special food stalls are a part of Fukuoka’s culture and are famous in all of Japan. Yatai are small and mobile stalls that are moved by car or manually pulling them through the streets. The stall

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Next Courses

Nihongo o hanashimasu ka? If you are looking for a fun way to learn Japanese in Fukuoka, then Asahi Nihongo is the right choice. We offer various Japanese language courses according to your level, interests and requirement. N3-N1 JLPT Prep

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About Teru Teru Bozu Dolls

If the weather has been bad for a long period of period, you can sometimes see little dolls hung up on buildings. These dolls are called “Teru Teru Bozu” (照 る 照 る 坊 主) and are made traditionally by

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Karaoke – a Fun Thing to Do in Japan!

There are so many things you can do here in Fukuoka, really fun things to do. And for me, one of the most fun things to do is Karaoke.

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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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Interview with Oliver [Japanese for Adults]

Oliver is a doctor from Germany and recently joined the Japanese language program for adults [M30+] at Asahi Nihongo Oliver did a language course at Asahi Nihongo with home stay over a period of 4 weeks. The interview showed us

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Japanese for Adults M30+

Improve your Japanese language skills in an adult environment with lots of practice in classes between 2 and 4 students. Our experienced teachers will help you speak, listen, read and write with confidence. https://japanese-school-asahi.com/japanese-language-courses/mature/

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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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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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The Japanese ways to prevent colds and flu

What does Japanese do first after greeting when they return home?
日本人が帰宅したとき、あいさつの後に最初に何をするでしょうか?

a) Go to restroom (トイレに行く)
b) Gargle & hand washing (うがいと手を洗う)
c) To drink water (水を飲む)

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Kairo – Fight against the cold days

Even in winter you can see girls with short clothes in Japan. If you ask how they endure the cold, most of them will tell you that they wear “Kairo”. Kairo are pocket warmers that function as a portable heat source under

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N1 Kanji Course at Asahi Nihongo every Friday from 5:00 pm to 5:55 pm

Every Friday from 17:00 to 17:55, you have the chance to learn Kanji at Asahi Nihongo in preparation for the JLPT N1 level. Kuriyama-sensei will teach you how to read and understand newspaper articles and magazines on various topics. If you

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January 17th – “The Day of Rice Balls”

O-musubi (御結び) means rice ball and can also be translated as “connection”. On January 17th – the day of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake – victims who were desperately looking for food were provided rice balls by volunteers. The experience of this earthquake

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