In January 2023, the Japan Fans Book Club read “The Cat Who Saved Books” by Sôsuke Natsukawa. Japan Fan Elisa from Utrecht wrote a short book review.
Upon popular request, we offer a free online beginner’s course in the Japanese language. This is the second part: Basic Japanese lesson 2.
Upon popular request, we offer a free online beginner’s course in the Japanese language. This is the first part: Basic Japanese lesson 1.
For those of you who did not know, yet: the Japan Fans Utrecht also organise a haiku group! This autumn, we asked some friends via our Japan Fans Mastodon group to write and send us their favourite haiku about the fall season. Please enjoy these three autumnal haiku.
Do you also love to read haiku, but feel overwhelmed to start creating them yourself? No worries, we got you covered! Here is our guide with 10 tips to write a Haiku.
Would you like to learn the Japanese language in Utrecht? Because we get so many questions about where in Utrecht you can take Japanese language classes (from English and from Dutch), we have created this page. This way you can contact the teachers directly, without intermediaries. Ganbatte!
A haiku for a cat written by Martine and read in our Utrecht haiku group. Dedicated to the “dojo cat”, that wanders around our dojo – the place where we practice budo – and one time jumped on her bike.
Maan means Moon and from the 16th of May onwards, she invites her audience to join her on a journey to the Land of the Rising Sun. This blog post is a personal reflection on the opening of Maan’s “The Lost World Exhibition”.