1st Grader School Life #2

Second version of Japanese public elementary school life. As you may know, public schools are free – parents would have to pay for the school lunch that cost around 5,000 yen per month and some school supply fees that are […]

1st Grader School Life #1

For those who are interested in actual school life in Japan, here is some unfiltered report of a 1st grader in a Japanese public elementary. My daughter usually gets up before 7am, eats breakfast, changes, gets ready and quickly goes […]

School Ceremony Season Approaching!

For those who have their children attend Japanese schools, we are about to enter the ceremony season. Starting from graduation ceremonies in mid-March, it’s common for students and parents to host thank-you parties for teachers and school staffs, and next […]