Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 28

A career in the manga industry, international sales executive, and more make up this week's top jobs!

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Culture

Just How Much of the Yakuza Series is a Replica of Japan? A lot.

Discover the real-life places in Osaka and Tokyo that inspired Sega’s Yakuza video game series.

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Live

Apartments to rent for less than ¥60,000 in Nagoya—July 2020

Plenty of spacious 1DK and 3DK apartments available right meow!

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Learn

10 Great Free Apps for Studying Japanese

My smartphone, already a third limb, has become my pocket sensei.

By 9 min read

Recent

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Learn

Tweet of the Week #88: 400 Nurses Resign After Being Told They Won’t Get Their Bonus

Learn how to seek and give advice in Japanese with this week's (maddening) tweet.

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Culture

Just How Much of the Yakuza Series is a Replica of Japan? A lot.

Discover the real-life places in Osaka and Tokyo that inspired Sega’s Yakuza video game series.

By 5 min read

Work

Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 27, 2020

Teach in Osaka and Nara, or begin your graphic design or engineering career in Tokyo or Niigata. No Japanese required!

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Live

Apartments to rent for less than ¥60,000 in Nagoya—July 2020

Plenty of spacious 1DK and 3DK apartments available right meow!

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Explore

WeBase: The Hostel Retreat That’s Making Us All Want to Holiday in Kamakura

[Video] This hostel is absolutely baller.

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Learn

10 Great Free Apps for Studying Japanese

My smartphone, already a third limb, has become my pocket sensei.

By 9 min read

Work

2020 Top Jobs in Japan Week 27

Research assistant, tourism writer, and real estate translator among our top jobs this week!

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Kinbaku, the Erotic Art of Japanese Rope Bondage

Culture

Five J-Rock Artists for Anime Fans to Get Into for 2020

Add these killer bands to your otaku playlist.

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Work

Top Remote Jobs in Japan – Week 26, 2020

Many remote teaching positions for this week's top jobs!

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Culture

How Discovering Meditation in Japan Helped Me Find Peace

Chronicles of a turbulent meditator and where you can try it for yourself.

By 6 min read

This Is What It's Like to Tour Inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone