The allure to learn a new language has never been more enticing in an increasingly interconnected world. And Japanese has emerged as a top choice for language enthusiasts in the 2020s. Why, you ask? Well, Japanese Culture Day in 3rd November is the perfect time to take a closer  look.

So, let’s dive in and uncover the top five reasons why Japanese is capturing the hearts and minds of people worldwide:

  1. Join the ConversationWikipedia states there’s 123 million Japanese speakers Accordingly, speaking the Japanese language opens doors to a vast and vibrant community, enabling you to connect with people across cultures and effortlessly share experiences.
  1. Savor the Flavours – Exploring Japanese cuisine goes hand in hand with learning the language. To this end, speaking Japanese brings you closer to the heart of Japanese gastronomy, from sushi to ramen and everything in between. Yum!
  1. Boost Career OpportunitiesJapanese language proficiency can be a key differentiator in the job market, especially in sectors the Japanese are renowned for, such as the automotive industry, technology, and finance.
  1. Travel, Teach and Thrive Some students have aspirations to teach English in Japan. And there’s no shortage of opportunities for non-native Japanese speakers to find fulfilling roles, as demand for English as a Second Language (ESL) continues to surge. What better cross-cultural exchange and personal growth could you wish for?
  1. Become a Culture VultureLearning Japanese opens a whole new world of enthralling experiences. From addictive J-pop tunes, to intriguing animation, movies and literature, all of these cultural offerings provide alluring glimpses into Japan’s rich heritage.


At La Academia, learning Japanese promises to be a rewarding and exhilarating journey. Ready to take the leap and discover the magic of this dynamic language? Get in touch today about learning options.