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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 48

Logistic consultant, Javascript developer, manga translation and more in this week's top jobs in Japan!

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5 Foreign Culture Theme Parks In Japan You Must Visit

Take a trip to another country without ever leaving Japan.

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Sharpen Up: Hone Your Knowledge of Japanese Cooking Knives

Replace your blunted kitchen cutting tools with these universally revered Japanese blades.

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Respite in The Countryside: The Hostels Making a Difference in Rural Japan

Stories of people with big dreams keeping small Japanese towns alive

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Yakushima: Exploring Japan’s World Heritage Destination from a Different Perspective

Monkeys, a rocket launch and a volcano eruption—all on one journey through this ancient island in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #158: Potato Snacks Shrink in Japan

Calbee is making potato chip packages smaller and increasing the price.

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Ho, Ho, Hotei: The Japanese Santa Claus

Christmas is right around the corner so let's take a look at Santa's Buddhist counterpart in Japan!

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What It’s Like Working in an Izakaya in Hokkaido 

A personal account of working at a bustling Japanese restaurant in Hakodate—including crushes, unforgettable characters and a lot of spilled beer. 

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 47

Customer support, manga translation, JavaScript developers and more in the week's top jobs in Japan!

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Exploring Japan Through Kids’ Games

With everyone talking about Squid Game, here are some other games that children like to play in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #157: Back To Office Blues

The state of emergency may be over, but not everyone is itching to get back to the office in Japan.

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

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5 Foreign Culture Theme Parks In Japan You Must Visit

Take a trip to another country without ever leaving Japan.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 46

IT positions, videogame support and manga translators in this week's top jobs in Japan!

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Japan’s Best Autumn Spots to Avoid the Crowds

While the leaves are already falling, there's still time to enjoy the autumn colors without the crowds in these top fall foliage spots around Japan. 

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Sharpen Up: Hone Your Knowledge of Japanese Cooking Knives

Replace your blunted kitchen cutting tools with these universally revered Japanese blades.

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