Work

Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 13, 2020

No Japanese, no problem. You can still work as a hair model or video game producer in Japan!

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Koka Ninja Village in Shiga, Japan
Culture

The Real Ninjas of Mie and Shiga Prefectures

These Japan Heritage Sites in Iga and Koka show us how real ninjas lived and trained throughout history.

By 5 min read

Culture

Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Culture Deserves Recognition

The sacred land of the Kamikawa Ainu in Hokkaido offers a peek into the way of life of Japan’s original people.

By 4 min read

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Culture

Top 5 Post Apocalyptic Anime to Watch While Social Distancing

Turn off the lights and get comfortable with one of these titles while you're stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

By 5 min read

Explore

Learning the Way of the Monks in Wakayama Prefecture

Even if you’re not the spiritual type, hiking the Kumano Kodo and staying with the monks of Mount Koya is a fulfilling experience.

By 9 min read

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 13

Otome game producer and mobile app developer among our top jobs for this week!

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Tweet of the Week #74: Kagawa Prefecture Celebrates Animal Crossing Release With Video Game Ban

Ban video games when people are practicing social distancing at home...? Come on Kagawa Prefecture!

By 3 min read

Culture

The Real Ninjas of Mie and Shiga Prefectures

These Japan Heritage Sites in Iga and Koka show us how real ninjas lived and trained throughout history.

By 5 min read

Culture

Japan’s Indigenous Ainu Culture Deserves Recognition

The sacred land of the Kamikawa Ainu in Hokkaido offers a peek into the way of life of Japan’s original people.

By 4 min read

NSFW

Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage

Work

Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 12, 2020

Positions in IT, Gaming, and Translation among our top picks for jobs you can apply to from overseas this week!

By 1 min read

Culture

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Postponed due to COVID-19: Where Do we go From Here?

With coronavirus wreaking havoc worldwide, The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held off for a year. Where does this leave travelers who already planned their trip to Japan?

By 5 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Buying Hay Fever Medication in Japan

Achoo! Hay fever season is back with a vengeance. Get rid of your sniffles with this seasonal vocabulary.

By 2 min read

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 12

IT developers, sales managers and research assistants among our top jobs for this week!

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