Monthly Archives: December 2015

17Thu 2015

Studying in a Japanese University

We often receive inquiries from people willing to study in Japanese universities. Our first reaction is to ask them: “How good are your Japanese language skills?”. Most often, the answer to that question is “I cannot speak Japanese”. Those aspiring

15Tue 2015

Origami and Architecture

Japanese culture is ever more present all over the world. One could cite Japanese cuisine (more Michelin starred restaurants in Japan than anywhere else in the world), mangas, martial arts, to name just a few. In Japan, origami are more

8Tue 2015

A little insight on Confucianism – About Individual Perfection

As we wrote before, Japan has a diversity of religious beliefs. Yet, the strongest philosophy is perhaps Confucianism.
Confucianism’s goal is to become a sacred person. In order to become a sacred person, people have to reach personal perfection. How does one reach

4Fri 2015

Questions to Ponder Before Studying in Japan

You love Japan. You have decided you want to experience life there. The best path for that is to learn the language first. So you intend to spend a year – maybe more – to learn Japanese in a language