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September 22, 2017

The Only Gaijin in the Village: Look into a Glass Onion

Chapter 7: Look into a Glass Onion Men are stupid. Or, more correctly, men are, for the most part, stupid…

September 22, 2017

Super Cheap Japan: Top 5 Rail Passes for Budget Explorers

With a little planning, you can get around Japan in comfort by train without emptying your wallet. Here are five economical multi-day tickets.

September 21, 2017

Fighting Stereotypes at School as an Asian ALT

Coming to Japan as an Asian ALT was as eye opening for the students as it was for this writer in Niigata Prefecture.

September 20, 2017

From ALT to Eikaiwa Instructor: 5 Practical Things to Consider

When changing teaching jobs in Japan, it’s vital to be as informed as possible about your options and what you can expect of your new career path in the eikaiwa industry.

Spartan Race Japan
September 20, 2017

6 Things to Know About the Spartan Race Japan

The second Spartan Race to be held in Japan is happening in October and there are still spots available. Are you up for it?

September 19, 2017

To Be a Better ALT, Start Bonding with other Teachers

Don’t underestimate the power of relationship building when it comes to strengthening your bonds — and thus the quality of your classes — with your Japanese teachers of English.

September 18, 2017

2017 Top Jobs in Japan Week 38

Create your free account to browse listings, post your resume and apply directly to hundreds of companies that are hiring.

September 18, 2017

This Week in Japan Sep. 18-24, 2017

Every week we post our top picks for upcoming events across Japan.

September 15, 2017

Whatcha Gonna Do: Japanese Words for The War on Bugs

If you’re losing the war on bugs in your apartment, Gaijinpot provides you with the weapons to turn the tide in your next battle.

September 15, 2017

Need a Change? Over 10 Different Job Types for Foreigners in Japan

There are a hundred different reasons that people come to the land of the rising sun, but once you fall in love, you’re going to need to find a job.

September 14, 2017

LGBTQ in Japan: Avoiding the Closet

If you’ve ever seen a Japanese horror movie, you know that closets in Japan are no place for the living — let alone us queer folk. Here are some ways to avoid and escape the closet, no matter what you’re doing in Japan.

Great Japanese Writers Shusaku Endo
September 13, 2017

Great Japanese Writers: Shusaku Endo

A deep dive into the work of some of Japan’s greatest writers.

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