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No Guide Book: A Culinary Adventure in Osaka’s Tennoji Neighborhood

A couple of hidden food gems in the gritty tennoji neighborhood.

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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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Tweet of the Week

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

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

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Tweet of the Week

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

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7 Experiences You Can Only Get in Tottori, Japan

Dune't stop me now!

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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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6 Recommended Places to See the First Sunrise of 2019 in Japan

An awesome tradition in Japan is "hatsuhinode," or viewing the first sunrise of the New Year.

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