Nihongo wo benkyou shimashou! (Let's study Japanese!) This group is for studying Japanese and practicing conversation in Portland and Southern Maine. If you're looking to start learning Japanese, find people to practice speaking with, or just meet people interested in Japan and its language, you'll find a place here!

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Recent Meetups

  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Re-inaugural Meetup: Sushi and Conversation

    6 Members | 5.00

    After a long hiatus, let's get this group started up again! Meet up with fellow Japanese speakers and learners over sushi to get to know each other, speak some 日本語, and... Learn more
  • January 8, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Nihongo Club

    7 Members

    Konnichiwa! Want to learn Japanese and meet cool people? Dave and Liz, a couple of geeky returnees from teaching English in Japan, will teach you the basics in a relaxed... Learn more
  • August 10, 2013 · 12:00 PM

    Beach Meetup

    9 Members | 1 Photo

    Let's meet up for a picnic on the beach! Pack a lunch and meet us at Willard Beach in South Portland to meet up with Japanese speakers and learners! We'll be doing more... Learn more
  • May 18, 2013 · 3:00 PM

    Japanese Conversation Group

    4 Members | 4.50

    The premise is simple: let's meet up and speak Japanese! All-day street parking is available on Cumberland Ave and Mellen St. I've got the key to Peloton Labs, so I'll... Learn more
  • May 4, 2013 · 12:00 PM

    Hanami! (or at least a nice picnic)

    3 Members

    Spring has sprung and flowers are blooming! Saturday should be a warm, sunny day, so why don't we gather for lunch in the park before the blossoms fall? I'll bring a... Learn more
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