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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.

By 5 min read

Culture

The ABCs of LGBT+ in Japan

A crash course in Japanese vocabulary to help you navigate all sexualities and genders under the LGBT rainbow 🌈.

By 2 min read

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Japan Ranked No. 2 Study Abroad Destination in Asia

It's official, studying in Japan is awesome.

By 2 min read

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 29

Our pick of the best new career opportunities on GaijinPot Jobs.

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Tweet of the Week #39: 7-Eleven Gets Roasted on Twitter for 7Pay Fail

Learn how to use the kanji 最 with this week's viral tweet pick.

By 3 min read

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Types of People You’ll See in Every Japanese School Staffroom

What is with that student that always barges in during the meeting?

By 2 min read

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 28, 2019

No Nihongo? No worries! These jobs in Japan don't require Japanese language ability.

By 1 min read

Culture

Tenki No Ko (Weathering with You): The Story, Themes, and Music Revealed So Far

Your Name director Makoto Shinkai's new film hits theaters next Friday. So what can we expect?

By 4 min read

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 28

Our pick of the best new career opportunities on GaijinPot Jobs.

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5 Guided Tours Where You Can Experience Tokyo Like A Local

Crash courses in bar lingo, uncovering secret hideouts and boozing up in suburbs, these tours will show you the true Tokyo.

By 6 min read

Learn

Tweet of the Week #38: Animation Studio Employee Sick After Working 220 Hours Overtime

Learn how to use the JLPT N2-level suffix かねる with this week's viral tweet.

By 3 min read

Live

How Much Is the Average Rent in Tokyo in 2019?

Learn why rent in Adachi Ward is half of that in Chiyoda Ward, why the size of your apartment might matter more than the location, and who's driving up rent prices in the capital.

By 10 min read