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November 20, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 47

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

November 20, 2017

This Week in Japan Nov. 20-26, 2017

Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.

November 17, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: Happy When it Rains

In May 2016, my wife and I moved to rural Japan. I am the only foreigner in the village.

November 16, 2017

What Happened When Trump Came to Japan

Trump’s Asia tour was all about sending a message: in this case, a saber instead of an olive branch, but there was plenty of unavoidable (and unfortunate) comedic relief along the way, too.

Incident apartments
November 15, 2017

Suicide Squad: Reasonable Rent and Apartment ‘Incidents’

One of the cheapest ways to rent new digs in Japan is to look for “incident” apartments. Gaijinpot presents a guide to these pads and the benefits — or horrors — that await.

November 14, 2017

Your Level Best: What Year of English Study Should You Be Teaching in Japan?

What kind of English teacher are you at the core and what school grade matches your style?

November 13, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 46

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

Great Japanese Writers Hiromi Kawakami
November 13, 2017

Great Japanese Writers: Hiromi Kawakami

It seems there is always a need in the market for a quirky, left-field Japanese novelist, and with the decline…

November 13, 2017

This Week in Japan Nov. 13-19, 2017

Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.

English conversation class
November 11, 2017

5 Ways to Energize Your English Teaching in Japan as Winter Approaches

With the novelty of the new school term wearing off, the weather turning chilly and the year starting to wind…

November 10, 2017

Edible Omiyage: 8 Low-Cost and Tasty Gifts to Bring Back from Japan

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a visit to Japan and forget about gifts for home until it’s too late. Here’s a handy guide to some instant gratification, snack-type souvenirs to help you out.

November 9, 2017

Japan and AI: A Match Made in Artificial Heaven

It’s a happy coincidence that the Japanese word for love and affection is “ai” given the nation’s wholehearted embrace of artificial intelligence.

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