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Creating Easy and Effective Lesson Plans: A Quick Guide

Creating a lesson plan can be an overly time consuming experience for new teachers, but this handy guide will have you making effective templates for any target level in no time!

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Here Be Monsters: An Omnibus of Demonic ‘Oni’ Usage in Japanese

The terrifying demons of Japanese lore are a surprisingly rich source of proverbs. GaijinPot investigates how to “say it with ogres."

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 42

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

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Far Right Group Staging a Nationwide “Anti Immigrant” Day

A photo of the event flyer has been doing the rounds on Facebook.

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Japan Now Has a Pringles Flavor Cup Ramen

Once you slurp you can’t stop.

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Culture

6 Reasons to Visit the Tokyo International Film Festival

From celebrity sightings to movie premieres to this year’s Godzilla Fest (and more), this year’s TIFF venues in Roppongi and Chiyoda are where it’s at.

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You Have to See These Ridiculous Japanese CG Crime Reenactments

Asahi TV crime show goes full Street Fighter and Twitter is living for it.

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5 Easy Manga for Japanese Learners

Want to try your hand at reading Japanese comics? Here are five titles to get you started.

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5 Common Complaints Japanese Teachers Have About ALTs

And how ALTs can help turn things around.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 41

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9 Onsen in Shikoku Where Men and Women Can Bathe Together

Enjoy an intimate bathing experience in one — or more — of Shikoku’s many natural hot springs.

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This Bud’s for You: Tap into Japan’s Craft Beer Scene

Hop on board Japan’s microbrew train with this guide to some of the country’s best beers and where to find them.

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