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April 22, 2015

Everyday Japanese: Understanding the ‘Garu’ Ending

The -garu ending is useful for helping make these things clear to tell who is doing what to whom.

April 21, 2015

Choosing Your Teaching Style

As you’re frantically job hunting for that “perfect” teaching position, take some of these environments into consideration.

April 20, 2015

My Long Path to Becoming a Samurai Warrior

This desire to push and challenge myself physically has also reflected in my thinking, making me into a different person than who I was years ago.

April 19, 2015

This Week In Tokyo: April 20 – 26, 2015

Check in every Monday morning as we bring you the latest activities and events going on around Tokyo.

April 19, 2015

Cherry Blossoms at Hirosaki Castle

A town more known for its apples, has one of the best cherry blossom viewing in Japan.

April 18, 2015

Casinos: Taking a Gamble on Japan’s Future

Can legalized gambling in Japan revitalize the economy or are the negative social impacts too large?

April 17, 2015

The Electrifying Ride on a Japanese Denchari

Not just for grocery moms, the electric bike trend is really taking off in Japan.

April 17, 2015

The Ups and Downs of Being an ALT

What are some of the pros and cons of working an an ALT in Japan?

April 16, 2015

Japanese Baseball at the Seibu Dome

Baseball, beer and free wifi at the home of the Seibu Lions

April 15, 2015

Famous for Being Famous in Japan

Being famous for being famous has got to be the easiest job in the world.

April 15, 2015

Japan Venture Show: Only Resilient Entrepreneurs Succeed

There are many qualities that you need to succeed as an entrepreneur. But there is one that almost everybody would…

April 14, 2015

What do Japanese Apartment Layout Terms Mean?

Confused about the layout terminology of Japanese apartments? Read on for GaijinPot’s guide to Japanese apartment terms and finding your dream LDK away from home.

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