KumAJET Presents: Pub Quiz and Bake Sale

Good people of Kumamoto!

Many of you will be at Kumamoto’s Skill Development Conference (SDC) next Thursday and Friday. Throughout all of SDC, KumAJET traditionally has a booth where we sell homemade baked goods and used books and DVDs (50% of all proceeds will go to Jiaien Children’s Home). We will also have a raffle. If you would like to donate baked goods, please note what you’re bringing on the sheet and bring it on Thursday morning or give it to a KumAJET member beforehand! Everything will be about 100 yen each!

On the first night of SDC, there will be a pub quiz at Oden, a German beer hall in Shimotori. If you’re around on Thursday night and don’t know what else to do, come to Beer Restaurant Oden with a team of friends for sausages, pretzels, and the chance to duke it out with JETs from all across Kumamoto for the title of trivia masters! We will have Teams should be around 4-6 people! While the beer is not included in the entry price, there is good beer from across the world and we highly recommend trying out one or two while you’re there.

See the details below!

Date and Time: Thursday, Nov. 28th, from 19:30-21:30
Location: Beer Restaurant Oden
Admission Fee: 700-900 yen

See y’all at SDC!

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KumAJET will be at English Market!

This coming weekend, people all across Kumamoto City and beyond will gather for the English Market, Kumamoto’s premier English-speaking international market! With vendors, entertainers, and activities planned throughout the day, it’s sure to be a nice Sunday out for people of all ages and English levels.

The goal of English Market is to create a fun, low-stakes environment for people to use English and communicate with each other. As always, mistakes are okay! We hope that English speakers in the area will enjoy the market and help show that English is fun!

Catch your favorite KumAJET members around the area staffing the event. We also have a booth where we will be holding an English book sale for charity. See you there!


See their website and SNS services like Instagram and Facebook for more details!

🎃 Oogie Boogie Halloween Party 🎃

Something wicked this way comes….

It’s KumAJET’s annual Oogie Boogie Halloween Party!!

When tombs creak open and witches take flight,
we’ll gather in the desolate dark of night. (Red Line Bar)
Come join in the revelry. Do not dare be late, (8 pm)
else woe. Misfortune shall be your fate. (Less than the full 2 hours of nomihoudai)

When: Saturday, October 26th, 8pm
Price: 2,700JPY
Location: Red Line Bar (8F)
Romaji: 12-5 Hanabatacho, Chuo Ward, Kumamoto, 860-0806
Japanese: 〒860-0806 熊本県熊本市中央区花畑町12−5

For the admission fee, you get: 2 hours of nomihoudai, light snacks, and candy! (Dinner is recommended!). Along with the nomihoudai, there will be a COSTUME CONTEST! Categories include:

  1. Most Creative
  2. Cutest
  3. Scariest
  4. Best Couple
  5. Best Group

If this sounds like your cup of tea (or cauldron of eye of newt and toe of frog), please RSVP by replying to our email or shooting an email to kumajet@ajet.net! Stay spooky~~

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