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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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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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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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“Forever Japan” – For people who want to move to Japan

“Forever Japan” is a new unique Japanese language program for people who want to move to Japan and live here. We help you with starting your life in Japan.

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Visit to an elementary school

Today students of Asahi Nihongo had the unique opportunity to visit an elementary school in the west of Fukuoka City. After a short introduction from Asahi School principal Binner, 50 curious children between the age of 9 to 11 had

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School uniforms

Even though Japan is extremely diverse when it comes to fashion, there are 2 kinds of outfits that you will definitely recognize walking through the streets: suits and school uniforms (制服). Most western readers might already have seen Japanese school

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へ OR に 

Which is a correct?

わたしは三才駅(さんさいえき) ① 写真(しゃしん)を撮(と)り② 行(い)きます。

I go to the Sansai station to take a picture.

(1):① へ ② へ
(2):① へ ② に

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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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Marine Sports Adventure Camp


Asahi Nihongo runs a four days Marine Sports Adventure Camp from Thursday, August 13 to Sunday, August 16, 2015. We will take you to the beautiful Fukuma Beach north of Fukuoka to Marine Sports and teach you how to do SUP.

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Last Day of Christoph’s Japanese Course

Today, Christoph had his last day of his one week Japanese course. He received his course certificate from his Japanese teacher and gave a short speech in Japanese. He enjoyed the Yatai activity. Also he visited a lot of places in

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Educational Leave in Germany 2015

Good news! Asahi Nihongo is again recognized for Educational Leave in Germany. That means our German students have the right to leave their workplace for a certain period of time for a paid vacation in order to study Japanese at

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