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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 15

Positions available in this week's top jobs in Japan include services sales engineer, Bitcoin ATM staff, content strategist, gaming product manager, project coordinator and more!

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Linemo, Ahamo, Povo or Rakuten Un-Limit: Which New Phone Plan is Right for You?

SoftBank, Docomo, Au and Rakuten offer reduced pricing plans.

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Retiring in Japan: What's the Best Strategy?
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Retiring in Japan: What’s the Best Strategy?

Don't sleepwalk into a miserable old age—it's easy to retire in Japan if you prepare well in advance. These are the steps you need to take.

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How Did Cherry Blossom Viewing Start in Japan?

We asked hanami revelers if they knew the origins of cherry blossom viewing.

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6 Ways To Find Furniture for Your Japanese Apartment

Need to furnish your new home in Japan? GaijinPot’s how-to guide has the best places to find quality and affordable furniture in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #126: Top 2021 Cherry Blossom Tweets

Check out these beautiful sakura pictures from around Japan.

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Linemo, Ahamo, Povo or Rakuten Un-Limit: Which New Phone Plan is Right for You?

SoftBank, Docomo, Au and Rakuten offer reduced pricing plans.

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Retiring in Japan: What’s the Best Strategy?

Don't sleepwalk into a miserable old age—it's easy to retire in Japan if you prepare well in advance. These are the steps you need to take.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 14

New in this week's top jobs in Japan are opportunities for an international school principal in Okinawa, a business growth specialist in Fukuoka and recruitment associates in Tokyo.

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Tweet of The Week #125: The Go-To Gotou Campaign 

This guy's house is a really big deal.

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Is Hanami Actually Fun?

With the sakura season underway, we have to ask: Is hanami all that enjoyable?

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6 Sakura Flavored Sweets in Japan

What cherry blossom-flavored treats does Japan have this year?

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 13

There are opportunities available in content marketing, construction site management, software engineering and English-speaking childcare plus much more in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #124: Learn How To Grow Mushroom Bonsai

Bonsai can include more than just trees!

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5 Things to Do in Japan This Spring (That Don’t Involve Hanami)

If you want to tone down the cherry blossom celebrations this year, here are five alternatives for spring activities in Japan.

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