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7 Japanese Anime, Games and Movies Like ‘Squid Game’

You may have heard of the new Netflix hit "Squid Game" but do you know about these Japanese death games?

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Cool Remote Work Opportunities in Japan for Experienced Techies, Teachers and Sales Pros

Ready to tackle Japan's business challenges without ever leaving the house? This month, we're going all remote with full-time positions in recruiting, IT and customer service. Buckle up.

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The Real Costs of Buying and Selling a Home in Japan

Considering real estate in Japan? Here are the pros and cons of buying and renting a property from someone who’s done it.

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The 5 Cheapest Places to Get Used Musical Instruments in Japan

Looking for deals on guitars or keyboards? Here are the best places to check—and the good news is you don’t have to live in Tokyo to benefit.

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Tweet of the Week #154: Do Not Eat, Drink or Break up in Our Store

Don Quijote asks that you please keep your relationship problems outside.

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Kicking Off: An Introduction to Japan’s American Football League

In need of a football fix? The X League has imported the American sport and is hitting the gridiron at a stadium near you.

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Cool Remote Work Opportunities in Japan for Experienced Techies, Teachers and Sales Pros

Ready to tackle Japan's business challenges without ever leaving the house? This month, we're going all remote with full-time positions in recruiting, IT and customer service. Buckle up.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 40

This week's jobs include a position at the Australian Embassy, manga translation, marketing and more!

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5 Sweet Potato Treats in Japan

It's officially autumn in Japan, so we rounded up some of this season's 'yammiest' sweet potato treats.

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Tweet of the Week #153: A Timer-Lock Smartphone Case

We now need technology to keep us away from technology.

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The Real Costs of Buying and Selling a Home in Japan

Considering real estate in Japan? Here are the pros and cons of buying and renting a property from someone who’s done it.

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

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The 5 Cheapest Places to Get Used Musical Instruments in Japan

Looking for deals on guitars or keyboards? Here are the best places to check—and the good news is you don’t have to live in Tokyo to benefit.

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Tweet of the Week #152: Cat Tricked Into Going to The Vet

Pets in Japan also hate going to the doctor.

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5 Things I Wish My English Teachers Had Taught Me

Many Japanese students are eager to learn English, but not everything they want to know can be found in a textbook.

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