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March 3, 2015

Let’s All Go To The Movies

Why is Japan last to get many Hollywood movies?

March 2, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Not So Common Questions About Japan

Many Just Japan Podcast listeners are interested in coming to Japan to travel or live and have questions about what life is “really” like once you arrive here.

March 1, 2015

A Storied Life In Japan

As we celebrate 500 posts we look at what makes living in Japan unique.

February 28, 2015

Getting Naked at the Hadaka Matsuri

It has been said by greater minds than mine that it is better to regret what you have done than…

February 28, 2015

What Makes things Popular in Japan

What are you a fan of?

February 27, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Japan’s Coming Startup Boom

The startup scene in Japan is laying the seeds for its next economic miracle.

February 26, 2015

The Terrifying World of Japanese Horror Movies

Japanese horror movies are a special kind of freaky!

February 25, 2015

GPod 27: Wrestling with the Wolf

On this episode of the GPod, Anthony Joh talks to Kris Wolf about the high flying world of professional female wrestling in Japan.

February 24, 2015

Overcome Pronunciation Hurdles with Your Japanese Students

The more you understand your student, the better you can educate them; and pronunciation is no exception.

February 23, 2015

FATCA Reporting Requirements For Americans… and Non-Americans

The long arm of the Internal Revenue Service has a global reach.

February 22, 2015

Unions in Japan: Making Sure Teachers Know Their Rights

Employment law in Japan is actually quite favorable for employees but unscrupulous companies and lack of awareness contribute to harsh working conditions.

February 22, 2015

Japan’s Lifetime Employment: Boon or Bane?

Is the concept of lifetime employment hurting Japan’s international competitiveness?

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