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The 4 Types of Remote Workers in Japan

Why shower when you can just roll over onto the floor and start working? Hell, why even leave the bed?

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Sensoji Temple in Asakusa during the Coronavirus epidemic in Japan
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Reflections of Tokyo During the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Photo Essay

Have you ever seen Asakusa this empty?

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Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Japan
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Mount Fuji Closed for 2020 Climbing Season

You’ll have to take the climb off your bucket list this year, but don’t worry, you can be better prepared for next year.

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The Death Of Terrace House Cast Member Hana Kimura and Japan’s Mental Health Struggles

Cyberbullying, suicide, and the false reality of Reality TV.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Going to the Dentist in Japan

You know the drill.

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Reflections of Tokyo During the COVID-19 Pandemic, a Photo Essay

Have you ever seen Asakusa this empty?

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 22

Find our most recent selection of IT, E-commerce, and remote jobs.

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Tweet of the Week #83: No, Japan Will Not Pay For Foreign Tourists to Visit

Sorry to rain on your parade, but Japan's Go to Travel campaign is only for domestic tourists.

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Mount Fuji Closed for 2020 Climbing Season

You’ll have to take the climb off your bucket list this year, but don’t worry, you can be better prepared for next year.

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How You Can Support Local Businesses in Japan During COVID-19

Do your part to help Japan's local economy all from your computer.

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The Death Of Terrace House Cast Member Hana Kimura and Japan’s Mental Health Struggles

Cyberbullying, suicide, and the false reality of Reality TV.

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

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 21, 2020

No Japanese, no problem with our picks for this week's top jobs!

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Apartments to rent for less than ¥70,000 in Shinjuku—May 2020

Affordable places in the heart of Shinjuku, Kabukicho, and Shin-Okubo.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Dry Curry Rice Omelette

Not quite omurice, not quite a pilaf. Edible nonetheless.

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