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5 Unmissable Things to Do in Fukuoka

Kyushu's port city is full of delicious food and entertainment, accented with extraordinary natural beauty and a welcoming character. 

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All Ages: The Hardcore Scene in Japan

Sand, Numb, Saigan Terror and Soul Vice speak on the scene in Japan and the openness of the community.

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Where to Find Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal in Japan

Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.

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What to Expect When Signing Up to a Gym in Japan

If there’s one thing Japan loves more than paperwork, it’s rules. And boy, do gyms in Japan have a lot of them.

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5 ways Japan influenced "Star Wars."
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5 Ways Japan Influenced ‘Star Wars’

Celebrate Star Wars Day with a deep dive into the films and Japanese influences, from Kurosawa’s films to samurai, even the Japanese language.

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 19

Recruitment associate, sales rep, marketing, evaluation and much more in the week's Top Jobs in Japan.

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Foreigners Following Their Love of Gardening in Japan

Love traditional Japanese gardens? Here are two foreigners who took garden and landscaping apprenticeships and followed their dreams in Japan.

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Why Isn’t Japan as Tech Savvy as It Should Be?

Despite your favorite films and anime, Japan isn't the high-tech future world you think it is.

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5 Japanese Words We Use in English

'Sudoku' but not 'Number Place?' What are the origins of these Japanese words we use in the West?

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Cool English Teaching Jobs in Japan That are Outside of Tokyo

From the mountains to the sea, there are so many places we can hang our hats here in Japan. This month, six English teaching jobs that allow your heart and your mind to wander a bit.

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Where to Find Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal in Japan

Satisfy your sugary cravings with this list of places to find the best cereals from Fruity Pebbles to Captain Crunch.

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 18

Web developer, operations associate, marketing staff and much more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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Filled in: How to Start Kintsugi in Japan or Online

Kintsugi encapsulates the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, striving to seek beauty in imperfection. Kintsugi is a distinctively Japanese technique of restoring pottery and ceramics that can be enjoyed by anyone at any skill level.

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What to Expect When Signing Up to a Gym in Japan

If there’s one thing Japan loves more than paperwork, it’s rules. And boy, do gyms in Japan have a lot of them.

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Culture

5 Ways Japan Influenced ‘Star Wars’

Celebrate Star Wars Day with a deep dive into the films and Japanese influences, from Kurosawa’s films to samurai, even the Japanese language.

By 5 min read

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 17

Video game support, software engineer, shop staff, school nurse and much more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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