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Truth by the Barrel: In Search of Kobe’s Finest Sake

A look into Nada Gogo’s centuries-old rustic wood warehouses that have turned into museums, shops and restaurants to tell the public the whole story of sake making.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hinamatsuri

March 3 is a special day for girls in Japan as they celebrate Hinamatsuri, also known as the Doll's Festival. This is a day to pray for young girl's health and happiness.

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Tweet of The Week 120: Is ‘Police Tantrum’ The Latest Japanese Internet Slang?

Are Japanese people mixing up words on Twitter or is it all a joke?

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Explore Kyushu with the Island’s Ultimate Train Ticket Deal

Get the budget-friendly JR Kyushu Rail Pass and travel Japan’s scenic third island in comfort.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hinamatsuri

March 3 is a special day for girls in Japan as they celebrate Hinamatsuri, also known as the Doll's Festival. This is a day to pray for young girl's health and happiness.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 9

English teachers looking for new opportunities for ALT or private language school work will be interested in this weeks top jobs in Japan as well as those looking for work in digital gaming and marketing.

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Tweet of The Week 120: Is ‘Police Tantrum’ The Latest Japanese Internet Slang?

Are Japanese people mixing up words on Twitter or is it all a joke?

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Explore Kyushu with the Island’s Ultimate Train Ticket Deal

Get the budget-friendly JR Kyushu Rail Pass and travel Japan’s scenic third island in comfort.

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 8

If you work in the hospitality industry, English education, data technology, customer service or mobile gaming — there are plenty of positions available in this week's top jobs in Japan!

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Beating the Graduation Blues in 2021

Kids won’t get the graduation ceremony they deserve this year. What can we, as teachers, do to help them finish school on a high?

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Tweet of the Week #119: Akita Prefecture’s Entire Population Can Fit in Chiba City

Learn how to express “in order to" and "so that” in Japanese.

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

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Four Ways to Insulate Your Japanese Apartment and Save Money

Winter in Japan means cold toes and high energy bills. Follow these simple tips to insulate your apartment and keep your toes and wallet happy.

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Best Train Lines for Living in Tokyo: The Oimachi Line

Is an apartment on Tokyo's Oimachi line right for you?

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2021 Top Jobs in Japan Week 7

Positions available for video game support staff, English teachers, hospitality managers, copyeditors and business reporters plus so much more inside this week's top jobs in Japan!

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The Best TV Shows in Japan to Study Japanese

Take a deep dive into Japanese culture with Japanese TV!

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