クリスマス – Christmas

In Japan we love Christmas but it is not a holiday.  Since Christianity is not the major religion in Japan, to lots …

Practice Session

$5 Holiday Special!!! First timers only.  Yes, it is only $5 per lesson.  No strings attached.  Only 5 seats available.  Please contact …

Minion Yellow Christmas

Even though most Japanese people are not Christian, Christmas is very popular in Japan.  There are lots of special Christmas events all …

千羽鶴 – Senbazuru

Senbazuru literally means 1000 orizuru, but it does not have to be exactly 1000.  It just means to make many of them as …

折鶴 – Orizuru

Crane is not the national bird of Japan, but it is often shown as an image of Japan together with cherry blossoms …

文化の日 – Culture Day

The 3rd of November is a national holiday in Japan.  It is called “Bunka No Hi” or “Culture Day”.  This day is …

日本のお金 – Money

The official unit of Japanese currency is the yen.  One dollar is equivalent to 112 yen as of 10/10/18. The idea of …

Doraemon Trivia

Today Doraemon is well-known not only in Japan but also worldwide.  Most people who have watched this anime already know that Doraemon …

Health and Sports Day

The second Monday in October is a holiday in Japan.  Of course it’s not “Columbus Day”. It’s called “Taiiku no Hi (体育の日)” or …