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Nista Online Japanese Class

As part of introducing Japanese culture, Sushinista offers Japanese language classes.


Currently Kanji Class Only

Beginning Kanji I Class
by Nishikawa Sensei

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Want to learn Japanese Kanji?

  • This is the perfect course for those who are proficient in Hiragana, Katakana, and beginner level of  Japanese grammar, but don’t know or can’t remember Kanji. You can gain more knowledge about JAPANESE KANJI ! You will be able to write Japanese sentences using Kanji characters and read phrases that include Kanji !


  • This is an online class so you can learn Japanese Kanji AT HOME !


  • Even though there are many online language courses these days, few classes provide Japanese Kanji lessons online. Also, Nista Online Kanji Class is a synchronous lesson, so you will receive LIVE FEEDBACK FROM THE INSTRUCTOR !

  • The instructor will use as much Japanese as possible during the lesson, which will DEVELOP YOUR CONVERSATION SKILLS as well !

Nista Online Kanji Course is for those who:


  • Are proficient in Hiragana, Katakana, and beginner level of Japanese grammar

  • Want to develop Japanese language skills but do not have time to commute

  • Have been interested in Japanese Kanji but had no chance to study

  • Used to take a Japanese class but have not used it for a while

  • Want to have a fun & meaningful language learning experience at an affordable price

  • Want to gain Japanese language skills from a qualified teacher

Class Schedule for Sep 2022

Schedule for November will be available in early October !

Textbook: Basic Kanji Book Vol.1



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Not sure about your level?   OR any questions?

Happy to help you!
Please contact 


$180 for 6 lessons

($135 for the first time!) 

Not in the US?
Please contact You cannot make a payment on Sushinista’s website.

  • Textbook fee is not included.

  • 1:1 meetings as needed, Q&As, and assignments corrections are included.

Click            Sushinista Online Order Site 

  1.  Select "Schedule for later" and click Update or Start Order button at the bottom

  2.  At the very bottom of the online order page, you can find “NISTA JAPANESE LANGUAGE CLASS”

  3.  Select your class


  5.  Once your payment is done, the description of the class including the textbook info will be sent to your e-mail address

  • The lesson fee is not refundable. However, the recording of the lesson will be available if you cannot attend the class.
    Please contact the instructor at least 24 hours before the class starts.

Instructor: Takako Nishikawa


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Born in Kyoto Japan, Takako Nishikawa has always been interested in cultural exchange and gained a national license as a tour guide from the Japanese government. 

Takako received her B.A. in Law from Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. She earned her M.A. in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language from San Francisco State University with the title of distinguished student. She also passed Japanese-Language Teaching Competency Test administered by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services.

Takako has been teaching Japanese to a wide range of age groups from children to university students to adults in the Bay Area since 2009. It includes San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, Diablo Valley College, and Japan Society of Northern California. 

Questions?   OR Tutor Inquiries? 

Let’s make friends while studying Japanese!


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