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How to Experience Yamagata City Like a Local

Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.

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

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Tweet of the Week #57: Engrish Mistake Offers Restaurant Customers a Free Wife

Learn all about the word なんだ with this week's viral tweet.

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Tweet of the Week #56: How to Make Japanese Junk Food Healthy

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 49, 2019

Writer and Content Manager for our very own GPlus Media among the top picks for this week!

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Ultimate Guide to Winter Illuminations in Japan’s 47 Prefectures 2019-20

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Unusual Katakana and Their Origins

Did you know that ノルマ actually means "quota" and not the name of your mate's grandma?

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 49

Economic researcher, events account manager and remote internet assessor among our top picks for this week!

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Smartphones in Japan: How To Buy, Unlock and Change Plans

Japanese mobile service is notoriously convoluted. Here's what to do if you plan to bring a phone over from home or sort yourself out with a new one while you're here.

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Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to From Overseas – Week 48, 2019

Travel videographer, video games translator and kindergarten teacher among this week's top picks for jobs in Japan open to candidates abroad.

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5 Reasons Japan is a Budget Traveler’s Dream Destination

Forget full moon parties in Koh Phangan or rickshawing through the streets of Hanoi, there’s a new budget paradise in town.

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5 Weirdest Names for Japanese Food

Would you like extra soy sauce with your dancing zombie octopus?

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 48

Game tester, web developer, and exhibition and events manager among our top picks for this week!

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