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Tweet of the Week #35: Cats, Cats Everywhere

Learn how to use っけ to end a sentence when can’t seem to recall something — all thanks to this week's cat-tastic tweet!

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Wanna become a ninja or video game translator? Find all that and more in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020 Japan
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Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020 Is a Return to Form For the Cult Japanese Reality Show

The first four episodes of the new season explored themes of work and identity — between the potential love triangles, of course.

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Japanese National Anthem Kimigayo What Do the Lyrics Mean?
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Kimigayo: A Guide to Japan’s Controversial National Anthem

A dive into the shortest, most contentious national anthem in the world.

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

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Dragon Quest Walk: Square Enix Challenges Pokémon Go with New AR Mobile Game

Here's a sneak preview of the game everyone's talking about. Plus the answer to that all-important question: Will it need microtransactions to play?

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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 24, 2019

Don't speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? We got you!

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Incident in Tokyo’s Gay District Reignites Debate About Trans Rights in Japan

A trans lesbian was refused entry from a women-only bar in Shinjuku Ni-chome. The result? A positive step forward for trans rights in Tokyo's LGBTQ+ community.

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Japanese Words To Describe Food Textures

Ever heard the words カリカリ, さくさく or モチモチ around Japanese food?

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Culture

Nintendo Releases Free VR Update To Popular Games Including Smash Bros.

But does the Internet approve?

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2019 Top Jobs in Japan Week 24

Wanna become a ninja or video game translator? Find all that and more in this week's top jobs in Japan.

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Tweet of the Week #34: The Truth About Paternity Leave in Japan

Learn how to say something has just finished in Japanese with this week's infuriating viral tweet.

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

Culture

Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020 Is a Return to Form For the Cult Japanese Reality Show

The first four episodes of the new season explored themes of work and identity — between the potential love triangles, of course.

By 5 min read

Work

Top Jobs in Japan You Can Apply to from Overseas – Week 23, 2019

Dream of living in Japan? These companies are willing to sponsor your visa and make that dream a reality.

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6 Tips To Start the Post-ALT Job Hunt in Japan

Set yourself up for meaningful employment outside the English teaching industry in Japan.

By 9 min read

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Uniqlo’s Pokémon T-shirt Contest Winners Announced Then Disqualified

This is why you always read the fine print.

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