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IT Company DeNA Launches ‘Zero Yen Taxi’ in Tokyo

Catch a free taxi to anywhere in the city before the end of the year.

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10 Unique Low-Cost Japanese Presents to Send Home for the Holidays

Simple ideas for presents that capture the fun of Japan.

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Ultimate Guide to Observation Decks and Elevated Views in 7 Major Japanese Cities

Brush up on the best lookouts in Sapporo, Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and Nagasaki.

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Ultimate Guide to Winter Illuminations in Japan’s 47 Prefectures 2018-19

Here’s your chance enjoy the festive holiday cheer — the Japanese way!

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10 Unique Low-Cost Japanese Presents to Send Home for the Holidays

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Putin 2019 Calendar is Japanese Store’s Best Selling

Amid a collection of calendars featuring hot Japanese celebrities, the #1 spot belongs to the Russian president.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 51

Find a position perfect for you on Japan's No.1 English job board.

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7-Eleven Removing Storefront Ashtrays Across Tokyo

The convenience store giant is testing anti-secondhand smoking measures in Tokyo.

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Cultural Sensitivity for ALTs Giving Christmas Lessons

Tips for teaching students about the Western holiday season while respecting local customs and ideas.

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Learn Japanese with what's going viral in the Twitterverse.

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Double Takes: 6 Pairs of Easily Confused Kanji

A look at different kanji characters with similar meanings and pronunciations and how to tell them apart.

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A Gourmet Guide to Musashino, West Tokyo

Drool over the foodscape in Kichijoji and Musashi Sakai.

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Japan’s ‘Crappiest Apartment of the Year’ Awards Finalists Announced

This year they've gone global.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 50

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Tweet of the Week

Learn Japanese with what's going viral in the Twitterverse.

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