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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Fukutoshin Line

A great line serving west-central Tokyo.

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Gaijinpot Direct Summer 2021

Tune in to GaijinPot Direct on June 15 to kickstart your career and chat online with the GaijinPot Jobs team.

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The Resort Shirakami train that runs from Akita to Aomori.
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5 Days Exploring Akita, Aomori and Iwate Prefectures with the JR East Pass

Foreign residents of Japan can now travel through Tohoku and beyond at a discounted price previously only available to inbound tourists.

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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.

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Essential Products for Surviving the Japanese Summer

Feeling like you're melting in the oppressive humidity can only mean one thing—it's summer in Japan.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 25

Discover some of the best jobs available in Japan!

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Swearing in Japanese: Why Formal and Informal Speech Is Important

It’s not a word, but the delivery of the language that makes for insulting and derogatory speech.

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How to Use A Japanese Air Conditioner

Mastering the functions of your a/c remote is key to surviving summer in Japan.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

This week's top jobs in Japan include processing plant account manager, machining service coordinator, international auto exporter, video game production manager and more.

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Cool Part-Time Jobs in Japan for The Month of June

Whether you're looking for a side-gig or a boost to your resume, check out these six part-time jobs for the month of June.

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This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

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Just How Many Seasons Does Japan Really Have?

One writer's experience with Japan's temperamental weather.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 23

In this week's top jobs in Japan: the city of Obama is looking for tour guides/PR specialists, various content positions in the video game industry, PC computer tech opportunities and much more.

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