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DIY Factory, Futako-Tamagawa – Learn, Make, Rent, Buy

If you love DIY and you want to get you or your hands dirty, then you have to visit the creative shop called DIY Factory in Futako-Tamagawa. This store is fascinating they sell DIY products, have DIY workshops, and offer workshop space and tool rental.  As a true blood DIYer, …

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Tokyo International Children’s Choir 2019-2020

Tokyo International Children's Choir

My daughter (age six) join the Tokyo International Children’s Choir (TICC) this year, and LOVES it!  If your elementary or middle school child loves singing, I highly recommend you consider joining from September. Auditions will be held in late August and early September 2019. Practices will take place weekly on …

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Make Plastic Food Samples (Kappabashi, Asakusa)

Have you ever wondered how to make plastic food samples? You can enjoy making food samples the old fashion way with wax at Ganso Sample in Kappabashi, Tokyo (aka Kitchen Town located near Asakusa). Kappabashi is the main restaurant and kitchen supplies neighbourhood in Tokyo with over 150 stores supply …

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TELL Exceptional Parenting Program: Eating Disorders in Adolescents

If you love someone who may be struggling with an eating disorder, TELL’s Feb 19th program on Understanding and Addressing Eating Disorders in Adolescents could help you and your loved one tremendously. Sign-up now! TELL (Tokyo English Life Line) provides an Exceptional Parenting Program (EPP) workshop series each school year …

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Kombucha Classes

kombucha classes

Have you heard about kombucha and wonder what it is? Or are you a kombucha lover but can’t find a good source in Japan? Join one of the Best Living Japan Tokyo Kombucha Classes to learn to brew your kombucha. This is a fun, interactive 90-minute class that includes samplings of several …

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Kintsugi Classes

Best Living Japan Kintsugi class Tokyo

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery and joining objects using lacquer mixed with powdered gold or silver. Join one of our kintsugi classes to learn how to make learn to turn your broken bowls and cups into reborn masterpieces, and create accessories with found china and glass. …

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Interior Design Classes


Join us at Best Living Japan for our Interior Design Classes filled with ideas and inspiration that will help you to transform your house into a home.   In this 4 part course, you will learn about key aspects of the design process, tools to create a home that feels warm and …

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Japanese Cooking Classes – Best Living Japan Studio Tokyo

japanese cooking classes

Always one of our most popular course offerings – Japanese cooking classes. Join a Best Living  Japanese cooking lesson to learn traditional Japanese home-style cooking.  You will also learn what is sold at a local supermarket, and how to select and buy the best ingredients for family cooking. After attending a …

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Tokyo English Life Line Parenting Programs – Winter 2019

Tokyo English Life Line Parenting Programs

If you are raising children in Japan, I recommend you attend the free Tokyo English Life Parenting Programs which are offered about six workshops each academic year from September to May. The workshop series supports global parents on a wide-range of topics. There are three workshops scheduled for January & February 2019. The workshops are …

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Top 2018-2019 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo

Here are our Top Recommended 2018-2019 Ski / Snowboard Day Trips from Tokyo. Great for families, offers lessons for kids and easily accessible. We will be adding more in the coming weeks. Do you have one to add? Please let us know in the comments section below. * Please check each …

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Organization Classes


Professional Organizer Nathalie Brantsma will provide you with simple, practical and proven methods to simplify your home and improve your life in the Best Living Japan organization classes. If the clutter and disorganization in your home and life are causing you to stress this series of classes will help you …

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Cake Decoration Class (Minami Azabu, Tokyo) – April 24th, 2018

Best Living Japan is excited to tie-up with Cake Decorating instructor Seema Jain for our whipped cream with Sakura fondant flowers decoration cake class. You`ll learn how make and decorate a cake using a fresh whipped cream frosting that is very stable and not too sweet like buttercream. This class focuses on giving you …

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TELL Seminar – LGBTQIA+ Youth: A Village of Support panel discussion

TELL Seminar - LGBTQIA+ Youth

Join the  TELL Exceptional Parenting Programs scheduled for Saturday, March 17th, 2018 – LGBTQIA+ Youth: A Village of Support panel discussion. Adults and students welcome! TELL (Tokyo English Life Line) runs the Exceptional Parenting Program (EPP) workshop series each school year to support global parents on a wide-range of topics. Note …

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