Went to watch SUMO!

We all went to watch Sumo last Thursday.

Well, it was quite interesting to watch sumo!!

We really enjoyed atmosphere, Sumo game, and Japanese culture.

There are 6 sumo tournament in a year. 3 times in Tokyo, one time each at Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka. November, we can always watch sumo here in Fukuoka.

If you would like to watch sumo, come see it here in November!!

Cooking Lesson at WAHAHA Japanese School!

We all enjoyed cooking lesson after class on Friday.

This time, we learned how to clean a fish to make sashimi.

We even prepared “TSUMA” which is garnishing served with raw fish.


Haruna -sensei showed us how to do it first!

Then, our turn!!!




Everybody did a pretty good job!!

Well, it took time than we thought….though……

Other than Sashimi, we also cooked “grilled chicken with miso, onigiri, kinpira gobou,etc…”



It was really tasty!!!

Would you like to join our Cooking lesson next time?!


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We went to Kurume-shi on Sunday.

Kurume-shi is about 30min away by express train from Fukuoka-shi.

Seeing map seems like much far away, but with train it was not that far. just 30 min!!

First, we all went to “Kourasan” the shrine on the mountain. Many people were walking up to the shrine, but we took a car…


but last stairs, we walked… i mean run up?!


After we got there, we cleaned ourselves and made a wish.


There were also nice view point.

After Kourasan, we visited a Dojo for Kendo and Jo.

We couldn’t really join them, but still could hold Shinai, fake sward, and real sward and etc.

Everybody there was nice and let us touch their tools and gave us some lecture.



After Dojo, we all moved to Onsen and had dinner first.

then Onsen!

It was their first time to get into the onsen, so other our friend helped us.

After the onsen… at the front gate…Image

Yes, they loved Onsen.

They were telling me they are going back there again!

Cooking Lesson at WAHAHA!!

We had cooking lesson on Friday, and had a good time & good food!

Many people joined us, thank you everyone!

The menu was below…

Goya champloo : It’s famous as Okinawan local food.  Goya is bitter gourd and it’s a summer vegetable. We stir-fry goya wiht ham, egg, and ohter vegetables. Champloo means “mix”.

Inarizushi : Inarizushi is fried bean-curd stuffed with boiled rice.

Buta shabu salad : It’s a salad with thin sliced pork dipped and lightly waved around a couple of times in boiling stock on top of salad. We had sesame dressing to go with.

Nasu no hasamiyaki : stuff minced meat between sliced eggplant, and stir-fried.

Tori no Nitsuke: chicken boiled with soy sauce

Tokoroten:gelidium jelly(cut into noodle-like strips and eaten cold, with a sweetened vinegary sauce)



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