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Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎) -detail of great wave off Kanagawa

2017 Monday Adult Classes – Fall Semester

Monday Classes for Adults All classes are designed to fit the needs of busy adults like you. We offer classes from beginner to JLPT N3 levels. If you know some Japanese, you can join an ongoing class. Contact Mrs. Thomas for openings. Fall semester: September 11, 2017 to January 22, 2018 Spring semester: January 29, […]

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What is Rajio Taiso (ラジオ体操)?

In the early 1920s, MetLife Insurance sponsored daily 15 minute calisthenics programs to be broadcast over the radio to American audiences in an effort to make them healthier and fitter. It didn’t catch on here in the six cities where it was broadcast, but visiting Japanese officials loved the idea enough to bring it back […]


Youth Program, First Day of Class

Enroll for the Fall Semester 2017 -First Day Fall Semester - September 9, 2017 School starts at 9:00 with a brief announcement … [Read More...]

Why Learn Japanese

Enjoy this new presentation on the many benefits of learning Japanese, courtesy of the Japan Foundation of Los Angeles. See links … [Read More...]

SG Shop — Buy your T-shirt today!

Everybody's got one — do you? Order your very own super stylish, wickedly epic, modern black Sakura Gakuen T-shirt at the new school store. There's other stuff here, too, like tote bags, sweatshirts & aprons. Check it out! Read more...


About Japanese Culture

In Japan respect and the community has been very significant in their culture. The Japanese language is ripe with honorifics that promulgate these respectful relationships. As part of the comparison of Japanese schools with those in the USA here is a video about two schools and the student’s experience in modern Japan. The video reveals […]

On Monday spent a bunch of money on one set. no result. In Thurs was at the reception - a new set, (including hormonal single diprospan) again a bunch of money. The result is not, again today sleepless night, because the infection is itch! And such a seductive jar with prednisolone is ... hands are trying to ease their own lives

At Sakura Gakuen more than just the language of Japan is shared. A blend of cultural experiences and lessons is part of our curriculum. This includes more than the Culture Days, cooking, crafts and field trips. Class discussions, projects and skits often focus on culture. As part of the examination of culture, the similarities and […]

This section of our website will feature a rich variety of all things Japanese. We are calling for submissions, so be creative! You could submit a photo, an essay, a recipe you tried and liked, travel stories, or artwork. It’s up to you. Maybe you’ve already uploaded a video on “How to fold a paper […]