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2024 Top Jobs in Japan Week 6

Teaching, hospitality, customer service and more in this week's Top Job's in Japan!


If you’re looking to work in Japan, check back here each week as we look through our database of top jobs in Japan posted to GaijinPot and showcase some of the most interesting ones.

You can apply directly to these companies by creating a profile on GaijinPot Jobs!

Digital Shokunin Co., Ltd.

Director of Comic Localization in English

  • Company: Digital Shokunin Co., Ltd.
  • Salary: For webtoon: ¥1,750~/episode and for print manga: ¥150~/page
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Business level
  • Application: Overseas applications Ok

Remote Manga Localization Position (Translation) from Japanese to English.

Successful candidates must have a good understanding of the nuances of the dialogue and world-building.

The following points should be considered when translating:
- Is the English grammatically correct?
- Is it easy to read as a manga?
- Are the characters' personalities correctly expressed?
- Is the manga’s atmosphere kept throughout the translation?


Remote Japanese-English Gaming Support Agent

  • Company: 5CA
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

As a Gaming Support Agent at 5CA, you'll handle customer support issues for an assigned game studio.

You'll help players with account and technical issues and resolve purchase- and gameplay-related queries.

You'll work with a team of agents under the guidance of a Team Lead and an Operations Manager and take assisted training modules that help you grow, develop and improve your skills as you work.

You'll stay on top of the client's newest projects and updates, as well as past releases and branding, and help their players continue enjoying the games they love.

Machinovate Co. Ltd.,

Full-time Tour Guide position in Nagoya

  • Company: Machinovate Co. Ltd.,
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥350,000 / month
  • Location: Aichi, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Machinovate is the best reviewed tour operator and a leading destination management company in central Japan.

We offer a range of services for inbound travelers and foreign residents including tours in Nagano and nearby prefectures along with travel / ski packages, accommodation, transport and more.

Our tours provide guests with a fun and informative experience of Japanese culture led by English-speaking or Chinese-speaking guides, while their website provides users with detailed information about Japan along with pages covering all regions of the country and direct sales of our tours and other services.

To expand our business to major tourist destinations in Japan, we are looking for new staff members who are located in Nagoya.

This role is ideally-suited to applicants wanting to establish a long-term career in Japan with true potential for professional growth, a varied and dynamic work environment and key responsibilities in a leading destination management company.

Hampton School of English

English teacher (ALT) in a private elementary school

  • Company: Hampton School of English
  • Salary: ¥15,000 ~ ¥17,000 / day
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Hampton School of English is one of the longest-running and well-regarded ‘British’ English Schools in Japan.

At our school in Shibuya, students will find a wide-range of small-group and private lessons for children, students and adults, delivered by experienced and dedicated teachers.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic, native EFL instructor to work part-time as an ALT at a private elementary school in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo starting from April 2024.

We are seeking a professional and friendly teacher, who encourages and engages the children/students so that they try their best in every English lesson. Though textbooks are used in many lessons, we are looking for an ALT who is creative and able to lead their own activities and games too.

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates

Embassy Administrative Role

  • Company: Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: ¥500,000 ~ ¥600,000 / month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Fluent
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

The Embassy Of the United Arab Emirates is seeking a new full time administrator to facilitate the operations of the Embassy.

Job Description and tasks:
-Preparing and arranging meetings.
-Developing agendas, writing the minutes of meetings.
-Managing incoming and outgoing mail of the Embassy. Classifying, archiving documents and filing systematically to ensure their confidentiality and easy quick recovery.

Huge Co., Ltd.

Modern Mexican Restaurant kitchen staff in Tokyo

  • Company: Huge Co., Ltd.
  • Salary: ¥1,200 ~ ¥1,500 / hour, negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Conversational
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Huge Co., Ltd. is a company that owns 21 restaurants in Tokyo.

Their modern Mexican restaurants have been proposing a Mexican food culture to Japan and been loved by world-wide customers.

The restaurants attract people by dynamic open kitchens and outstanding level of service not bound by manuals.

They are looking for people who really want to challenge themselves in service and cooking.

Even if you have no experience, you will be well supported, so there's no need to worry.

They are currently looking for kitchen staff at various of their restaurants in Tokyo.

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