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How To Remove Your Middle Name and Register a Legal Alias in Japan

Is your middle name making life difficult? Remove it with an official legal alias in Japan for banking and online registration.

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Akita in Winter: A Blend of Snow Sports, Culture and Heritage

Discover all that Akita has to offer—from thrilling ski resorts and relaxing hot springs to vibrant winter festivals, there’s something for everyone.

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Chatting with Ex-English Teachers in Japan: Stories, Struggles and Success

Have you ever wanted to know what it's like to teach English in Japan? Here's what three ex-English teachers have to say.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Mount Fuji

Are you planning on climbing Mount Fuji? Read this guide first so you're prepared to tackle Japan's most famous icon.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 25

Here are our picks for open positions in teaching, hospitality, admin and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Discover the Best Rivers, Falls and Swimming Holes Around Tokyo

Discover rivers, falls and swimming holes around Tokyo for a refreshing summer escape. Dive into clear waters just hours from the city.

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Akita is The Perfect Winter Trip in Japan

Visiting Japan during the colder months? Visit Akita in winter to experience a side of Japan not many see.

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A Historical Tour of Hokkaido’s Niseko Resort Area 

Explore Niseko, a Hokkaido gem known for world-class ski resorts, historical sites, shrines and relaxing hot springs.

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Is Fukuoka the Best Place to Live in Japan?

Looking to live somewhere new? Try Fukuoka Prefecture, the best place to live in Japan.

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10 Everyday Experiences You Should Try in Japan

Making your first trip to Japan? Don't forget about all the little things that make the country so great!

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Check out the open positions in customer support, property management, graphic design and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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What Is The Best Payment App For Foreigners in Japan?

Are you looking for the beat payment app for foreigners in Japan? Here are some of the most popular apps and their features.

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Japanese Meme: What Are Tokyo’s Cheapest Supermarkets?

Explore a funny Japanese supermarket meme that ranks based on their prices, from bargain hunters to royal decree.

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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 23

Check out the open positions in hospitality, teaching, marketing, localization and more for this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Japanese Apartment Layouts: Terms and Meanings

Confused about Japanese apartment layout terminology? Here's a quick run down.

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