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What is it like to teach English in Japan?

This video about every ALTs first lesson at a Japanese school is so relatable it hurts.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 25

Find the best new career opportunities on Japan's No.1 English-language job site!

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Tweet of the Week #35: Cats, Cats Everywhere

Learn how to use っけ to end a sentence when can’t seem to recall something — all thanks to this week's cat-tastic tweets!

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Dragon Quest Walk: Square Enix Challenges Pokémon Go with New AR Mobile Game

Here's a sneak preview of the game everyone's talking about. Plus the answer to that all-important question: Will it need microtransactions to play?

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Petition Against Forcible Hair Dyeing in Japanese Schools Receives Nationwide Support

Should students have to dye their natural hair to go to school? These 17,730 signatures say no.

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 25

Find the best new career opportunities on Japan's No.1 English-language job site!

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Tweet of the Week #35: Cats, Cats Everywhere

Learn how to use っけ to end a sentence when can’t seem to recall something — all thanks to this week's cat-tastic tweets!

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Dragon Quest Walk: Square Enix Challenges Pokémon Go with New AR Mobile Game

Here's a sneak preview of the game everyone's talking about. Plus the answer to that all-important question: Will it need microtransactions to play?

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 24, 2019

Don't speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? We got you!

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Incident in Tokyo’s Gay District Reignites Debate About Trans Rights in Japan

A trans lesbian was refused entry from a women-only bar in Shinjuku Ni-chome. The result? A positive step forward for trans rights in Tokyo's LGBTQ+ community.

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Japanese Words To Describe Food Textures

Ever heard the words カリカリ, さくさく or モチモチ around Japanese food?

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Nintendo Releases Free VR Update To Popular Games Including Smash Bros.

But does the Internet approve?

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Wanna become a ninja or video game translator? Find all that and more in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #34: The Truth About Paternity Leave in Japan

Learn how to say something has just finished in Japanese with this week's infuriating viral tweet.

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Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020 Is a Return to Form For the Cult Japanese Reality Show

The first four episodes of the new season explored themes of work and identity — between the potential love triangles, of course.

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