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Tweet of the Week #69: How a Delivery Mistake Lead to a Dramatic Gyudon Incident

Learn how to use ながら with this week's strange tweet.

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 7, 2020

No Nihongo necessary to be a DJ in Roppongi, teamLab Planets staff, and drama instructor from this week's top jobs!

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A Trip to Niigata’s Phallic Shoki Festival

Every year between February and March, groups of local citizens head deep into the forests of Niigata for a festival that involves copious amounts of straw and a large phallus.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Finding Vegan and Halal Products at the Supermarket in Japan

Vegan food is notoriously hard to find in Japan. Luckily we’ve got you covered with this guide.

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 7, 2020

No Nihongo necessary to be a DJ in Roppongi, teamLab Planets staff, and drama instructor from this week's top jobs!

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Explore

A Trip to Niigata’s Phallic Shoki Festival

Every year between February and March, groups of local citizens head deep into the forests of Niigata for a festival that involves copious amounts of straw and a large phallus.

By 7 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Finding Vegan and Halal Products at the Supermarket in Japan

Vegan food is notoriously hard to find in Japan. Luckily we’ve got you covered with this guide.

By 4 min read

Explore

Starbucks Japan’s New Sakura Milk Latte is Sweetness Overload

Okay, the latte isn't that bad, but the Cherry Blossom Milk Pudding Frappuccino is liquid diabetes.

By 3 min read

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2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 7

Staff at the awesome teamLab digital art museum and a mechanical engineer in Niigata are among our top picks for this week!

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Tweet of the Week #68: The Sweet Taste of French Revolution

Does giving obligatory Valentine's Day chocolate leave a bittersweet taste in your mouth? Learn how to talk about it with this week's Japanese tweet.

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Top 5 High School Romance Anime Every Otaku Must See

Grab your loved one, or a comfy pillow, and cuddle up next to one of these high school romance anime for Valentine’s Day.

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

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Fukuoka Foreign Language College: A Welcoming Home for International Students in Japan

GaijinPot Study flew down to Fukuoka to check out this awesome Japanese Language School. See if it's the right fit for you!

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 6, 2020

A pharmaceutical English teacher in Tokyo, a hotel manager in Hokkaido and an art director in Osaka among our top picks for this week!

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プレイボーイ and Other Japanese Words for Naughty Dating Behavior

If your Valentine's Day date says you’re しつこい, it means they just aren’t into you. Let it go!

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Buying Cold Medicine in Japan

Fight off that nasty bug with this guide to the most common kanji found on Japanese OTC medicines.

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