04 Dec

Japanese Calligraphy Classes Melbourne

Calligraphy Class - Your handwriting shows your personality. Japanese calligraphy (Shodo) is one of the most popular fine arts of Japan. Calligraphy is a system of aesthetic Chinese writing expressed through a variety of brush m..

20 Sep

Japanese Survival Travel Course 

Japanese Survival Travel Course  Going to Japan is exciting with its breathtaking sceneries, beautiful cherry blossoms, and magnificent castles but for some of us, it can also be daunting to overcome the language barrier or cultu..

17 Aug

Japanese Language Exchange Melbourne

Japanese Language Exchange Melbourne Are you looking for opportunities to practice your Japanese? Come and join us at iJapanese Language & Culture School to practice your Japanese, make friends and learn more about Japan..

09 Aug

Sushi Class Melbourne

Sushi Making Classes in Melbourne Sushi is probably the most popular Japanese food known around the world and for good reason. It’s fresh, tasty and best of all, healthy. There are various types of sushi, but did you know the ..

22 Mar


Have you ever had Okonomiyaki? Okonomiyaki is a popular pan-fried dish which consists of flour, egg, and cabbage. Selected toppings and ingredients are added which can vary greatly (anything from meat and seafood to wasabi and chees..

28 Sep

Anthony Rilocapro Trip to Japan

As a child, I grew up quite often being curious about Japan. I stumbled upon some anime films on SBS whilst very young and of course this unique language of storytelling would stick with me. Things like Nintendo and shows such as ..

05 Jun

Lets talk “Ramen”

Ramen is boiled noodles served in different flavoured soups with an array of toppings. Ramen is a very popular noodle dish in Japan and has become an international symbol of Japanese cuisine. The history of ramen is not so long...

26 May

Fushigi, I wonder

I will introduce my favourite poet from Senzaki in Yamaguchi. Her name is Misuzu Kaneko and she wrote over 500 poems in her short life from 1903 to 1930. Senzaki is a fishing village, relying particularly on catches of Japanese sard..

11 May

Technological Dunnies

The humble toilet is something we all use - every day of every week of every year. It goes by many names, including the loo, the dunny, the crapper and that’s just the polite ones!! In my opinion, Japanese toilets have got to b..

04 May

Fortune-telling by blood type! – Ayano Kaji

Do you know your blood type? Just as fortune-telling such as horoscope or palmistry (palm reading), ‘fortune-telling by blood type’ has also become popular in Japan. I can say 99.9% of Japanese people know their blood type and ..